Louis van Gaal: The Dutchman returned to the Netherlands on Sunday but is due back for first-team training today. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Louis van Gaal offered to resign as the Manchester United manager on Saturday following the dismal home defeat by Southampton but Ed Woodward, the ex(...)

Manchester United’s Dutch manager Louis van Gaal (3rd R) leaves after the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Manchester United at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Louis van Gaal will speak to the Manchester United board before deciding whether to quit Old Trafford. Van Gaal’s future looks increasingly bleak a(...)

Carlton Cole celebrates after scoring the third goal for Celtic. Photograph: Graham Stuart/Reuters

Inverness 1 Celtic 3 Celtic moved seven points clear of Aberdeen at the top of the Ladbrokes Premiership with a 3-1 win over Inverness at (...)

Arkadiusz Milik scores Ajax’s first goal in their Europa League win over Celtic. Photo: Graham Stuart/Reuters

Celtic 1 Ajax 2 Celtic’s Europa League were ended for the season as Ajax substitute Vaclav Cerny scored a late winner for the visitors a(...)

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(...)