Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring a wonderful late goal to deliver Spanish Copa del Rey final for Real Madrid over great rivals Barcelona in Valencia. Dani Pozo/AFP/Getty Images

Managers often complain they do not get a good view from the touchline but this time it could not have been b(...)

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale celebrates after winning the Copa del Rey, thanks to a 2-1 victory over Barcelona in which he scored a sublime winner. Photograph: Sergio Perez / Reuters

Carlo Ancelotti hailed Gareth Bale after the Welshman’s late goal sunk Barcelona and gave Real Madrid the Copa del Rey for the 19th time in their h(...)

Gareth Bale of Real Madrid after scoring the winner  in the Copa del Rey final against Barcelona at Estadio Mestalla in Valencia, Spain. Photogrpah:  Denis Doyle/Getty Images

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Bayern’s Thomas Mueller heads past Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes during the Champions League semi-final. Photograph: Matthias Schrader

The Thursday morning headlines told the tale of two different football cities. “Jaaaaa!” cried Germany’s Bi(...)

Bayern’s Thomas Müller  and Mario Gomez training at  Camp Nou.

Just before kick-off tonight at Camp Nou 90,000 strategically placed cards will be held up in those familiar shades of red, bl(...)