Louis van Gaal with Ryan Giggs during Manchester United’s match against Tottenham  at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Louis van Gaal has admitted the FA Cup represents Manchester United’s best hope for a trophy this season, as the manager prepares his team for tomorr(...)

  Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Paris Saint Germain second best to Bjorn Borg in Swedish sports poll. Photograph: Yoan Valat / EPA

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has expressed disappointment at finishing second in a list of the 150 greatest Swedish sports stars. Former tennis ace Bjorn Borg,(...)

Celtic’s coach Ronny Deila must take his side to the San Siro in February. Photograph: Antonio Bronic/Inpho

Celtic were handed a fearsome Europa League last-32 draw against Inter Milan while Liverpool will return to Istanbul, the scene of their memorable (...)

 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers during the 3-0 Barclays Premier League defeat to   Manchester United   at Old Trafford.  Photogreaph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal came to England with the reputation of a man with an inflated opinion of himself. When Ajax hired him in 1991, the trophyless 39-year-o(...)

Lionel Messi (left) of FC Barcelona scores his team’s first goal past Salvatore Sirigu (centre) and David Luiz of Paris Saint-Germain FC  at Camp Nou Stadium. Photograph:  David Ramos/Getty Images

Neymar scored a spectacular goal as Barcelona came from behind to beat Paris St Germain 3-1 in their Champions League showdown for top spot in Group (...)

Louis van Gaal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Stoke City. Photograph: Peter Powell/Inpho

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal claims he is “disgusted” at reports that he will spend heavily on new players.Van Gaal also responded angrily to(...)

Louis van Gaal takes his Manchester United side to St Mary’s to play Southampton in the English Premier League.

A decade after falling out with Ronald Koeman at Ajax, Louis van Gaal refused to discuss his relationship with the Southampton manager as he prepared(...)

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez celebrates his goal against APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday night. Photograph: Andreas Manolis/Reuters

Luis Suarez’s debut goal for Barcelona was inevitably overshadowed by Lionel Messi’s Champions League scoring record but the Uruguayan’s opener in (...)

Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates after scoring one of his three against APOEL Nicosia in Cyprus. Photograph: EPA

Lionel Messi set a new Champions League scoring record with a hat-trick and Luis Suarez netted his first in Barcelona colours as the Spaniards compreh(...)

Ajax fans show their support prior to the match between wiith FC Barcelona earlier this month. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Nearly 100 Ajax fans wielding iron bars and wearing ski masks were arrested in Paris on the eve of the Champions League match between the Dutch club a(...)