Gareth Bale of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring his team’s opening goal against Sporting Gijon at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Gareth Bale’s agent has called for an investigation after a confidential document relating to his client’s world record £85 million move to Real Madri(...)

David de Gea’s expected transfer to Real Madrid could be affected. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Premier League clubs including Manchester United and Chelsea may be forced to alter their transfer plans after Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid were b(...)

Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen, one of the many players bought with the money earned from Gareth Bale’s sale to Real Madrid. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Reuter

Mauricio Pochettino was unusually animated during Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat by Leicester at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night. Not just at the final wh(...)

Wales players celebrate after Aaron Ramsey’s goal put them ahead against Andorra on their way to qualifying for Euro 2016. Photo: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Wales will be based in Britanny at Euro 2016 this summer. Chris Coleman’s squad will stay in the coastal resort of Dinard, which is known as the ‘Can(...)

Barcelona’s  Lionel Messi is fully expected to reclaim award he has won four times. Photograph: Alex Caparros/Getty Images

When Michael Owen won the Ballon d’Or in 2001, becoming the first and still the only Englishman to win European football’s player of the year award s(...)

Real Madrid’s  Gareth Bale celebrates scoring against Deportivo de la Coruna at the Santiago Bernabeu. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo/AFP/Getty Images

Gareth Bale insisted he is happy at Real Madrid after scoring a hat-trick on Zinedine Zidane’s managerial debut at the Santiago Bernabéu – but admitt(...)

Gareth Bale wheels away after scoring the first goal of his hat-trick in Real Madrid’s  Primera Division win over Deportivo La Coruna at the  Santiago Bernabeu. Photograph:  Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images

Real Madrid 5 Deportivo La Coruna 0 Zinedine Zidane got off to a flying start as Real Madrid coach when Gareth Bale hit a hat-trick in a 5-0 win over(...)

Tottenham Hotspur captain Danny Blanchflower holds the FA Cup aloft after his side’s 2-0 victory over Leicester City in the 1961 FA Cup final at Wembley. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

At the end they were made to stand in line and listen to God Save The Queen. It makes for remarkable viewing. Tottenham Hotspur had just won the 19(...)

Manchester United have been uninspired under Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs. Photograph: Getty Images

José Mourinho has been available for three weeks now, and still no takers. Clearly three weeks is not exactly a lifetime in exile for a football mana(...)

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane with  Cristiano Ronaldo during a Real Madrid training session at the Valdebebas training ground. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Zinedine Zidane has admitted that the pressure is already on to win an 11th European Cup as he faced the press for the first time since taking over fr(...)