Robert Lewandowski (lower) of Munich celebrates scoring the equaliser against his former club Borussia Dortmund with team-mate Franck Ribery  at Allianz Arena. Photograph: Andreas Gebert / EPA

A late Arjen Robben penalty gave Bayern Munich a dramatic 2-1 comeback win on Saturday that sent Borussia Dortmund sliding into the drop zone after(...)

Rafael van der Vaart has been ruled out of the World Cup

Rafael van der Vaart has been ruled out of the World Cup with a calf injury. The 31-year-old has suffered a dismal season with Hamburg, blighted by a (...)

 Manchester United’s Robin Van Persie: footballers enjoy a special pension scheme under which they are allowed to save up to €5,000 tax-free per month. Photograph: Reuters

Prostitutes in the Netherlands have begun lobbying for the same special pension rights as big-name Dutch footballers – stars such as Robin van Persie,(...)

Manchester United's Robin van Persie believes the title is all but wrapped up. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Robin van Persie believes he is poised to ease the "pain" that has gnawed at him throughout his career by becoming a league champion for the f(...)