Bayern Munich’s Pep Guardiola will face his old club Barcelona in the Champions League semi final. Photo: Guen Shiffmann/Getty Images

Barcelona have been drawn against Bayern Munich in the semi-final of the Champions League while Juventus will play Real Madrid in the second semi-fina(...)

Manuel Pellegrini: despite winning the Premier League and English League Cup in his first season at Manchester City, the prevailing view is that he has failed to improve the team. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images.

Manuel Pellegrini has the final 12 matches of Manchester City’s season to save his job, with the manager needing to defend the Premier League title o(...)

 Louis van Gaal told the press to copy his statistics from the match and “go to   Big Sam”.   Photograph: Laurence Griffiths

Louis van Gaal’s irritation about Manchester United’s “long-ball United” tag manifested itself in an unorthodox press conference yesterday, in which (...)

Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside has been summonsed to appear in front of magistrates to answer allegations of perjury and fraud. Photograph: Chris Ratclifffe / AFP / Getty Images

Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside has been summonsed to appear in front of magistrates to answer allegations of perjury and fraud, along with th(...)

This article first appeared in Eight By Eight Magazine in March 2014. Last October (2013), 500 journalists attended the Institute of Directors (...)

Los Angeles Galaxy’s  Robbie Keane issues instructions to a teammate as Jermaine Jones of the New England Revolution looks on during the MLS Cup. Photograph: Getty Images  1:06

Robbie Keane has hitched up his shorts like Fabien Barthez and you can see the black kinesio tape on his hamstrings. He glugs down half a bottle of wa(...)

Manchester United forward Javier Hernández, front, and  midfielder Shinji Kagawa, right, in action at the  International Champions Cup in  Michigan last week, are interesting Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone. Photograph: Tony Ding/AP Photo

Louis van Gaal’s attempts to rebuild Manchester United’s squad are likely to be accelerated this week, with Atletico Madrid ready to launch a bid to s(...)

Marouane Fellaini, seen here in World Cup action for Belgium in Brazil, right, is reported toi have been meeting with officials of Napoli over a possible move to the Italian Serie A club. Photograph:  Clive Mason /Getty Images

Marouane Fellaini’s nightmare time at Manchester United could be about to end as the club are in negotiations with Napoli regarding the midfielder, wh(...)

Mauricio Pochettino would consider an approach from Tottenham Hotspur to become their manager after the sacking of Tim Sherwood (above) yesterday, but(...)

Rodgers and his erstwhile boss Mourinho are friends of many years, having worked together at Chelsea. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Early Friday afternoon at Cobham and Jose Mourinho is bristling. The tone at his first domestic pre-match press conference for three weeks had come(...)