A file picture taken from 2014 shows  Pep Guardiola casting his ballot at a polling station in Barcelona, during a symbolic vote on independence of Catalonia from Spain. Photograph: AFP

Former Barcelona football manager Pep Guardiola will be running for office in the forthcoming parliamentary elections that will be held in Catalonia i(...)

Bojan Krkic of Stoke City runs with the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City at White Hart Lane this month. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Sitting in the canteen at Stoke City’s training ground, Bojan Krkic’s eyes light up as he thinks back to his cameo in an epoch-defining clásico and wh(...)

Bayern Munich’s Bastian Schweinsteiger (right) arguing with Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney after receiving a red card at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Wayne Rooney has trained with Manchester United ahead of the decisive leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich. (...)