Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been named Swedish footballer of the year for the last nine years. Photograph:  Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Half Bosnian, half Croat, half Swede, half borderless superstar, half council estate immigrant, half team player, half narcissist: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (...)

“The performance in Molde was way under our level and that is the most disappointing thing,” said Celtic manager Ronny Deila. Photograph:  Graham Stuart/Reuters

Ronny Deila is looking for Europa League redemption rather than revenge when Celtic host Molde this evening. A calamitous 3-1 defeat by the Norwegian (...)

Celtic manager Ronny Deila wants his team to bounce back from their last Europa League defeat to Molde. Photograph: Graham Stuart/Reuters

Ronny Deila is looking for Europa League redemption rather than revenge when Celtic host Molde on Thursday evening. A calamitous 3-1 defeat by the Nor(...)

Former  Everton player and manager Howard Kendall with his Bell’s Manager of the Year Award in 1985 at Goodison Park after his team’s title triumph. Photograph:  PA Wire.

The radio was almost shaking. It sounded like thunder was pulsing through it. Last Saturday afternoon Goodison Park and Everton were saying farewel(...)

Johan Cruyff has lung cancer according to local media sources in Catalonia and Spain. Photograph: Getty Images

Dutch legend Johan Cruyff has lung cancer, according to reports in Spain. The 68-year-old - who won three successive European Cups with Ajax before go(...)

Polish head coach Adam Nawalka (L) and striker Robert Lewandowski (R)  Photograph: Bartlomiej Zborowski/EPA

Poland’s coach Adam Nawalka has reiterated his belief that “for the time being Robert Lewandowski is the best number nine in the world” in what was co(...)

Liverpool are confident of appointing Jürgen Klopp as their next manager and could install the 48-year-old as Brendan Rodgers’ successor by the end of(...)

Bayern Munich enjoyed a 5-1 win over Borussia Dortmund at the Allianz Arena in Munich. Photograph: EPA

Bayern Munich 5 Borussia Dortmund 1 Bayern Munich stamped their authority on the Bundesliga by opening up a seven-point lead at the top thanks (...)

John Terry: Chelsea’s long-serving captain  struggled at Manchester City last weekend and was substituted  at half-time by manager Jose Mourinho. Photograph: Carl Recine/Livepic/Reuters

1 A test of City’s mettle: Manchester City’s 3-0 victory over Chelsea was a statement performance. The message was received loud and clear by José (...)

Ronald Koeman brings his Southampton team into Europa League action tonight. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has said his squad will take time to gel this season after a busy transfer window that saw a number of key players (...)