Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne celebrates scoring his side’s first goal against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League quarter-final. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

It was a cold, cold weekend in late October about four and a half years ago. Close to the German border, Racing Genk were hosting Mons in Belgium’s Ju(...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini:   ‘no favourites’  in semi-final. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

Manuel Pellegrini has said Manchester City have no fear of facing Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals after being paired with the 10-times(...)

Luis Enrique’s men will defend a 2-1 lead at the Vicente Calderon but head into the tie on the back of successive defeats in La Liga to Real Madrid and Real Sociedad.

Barcelona head to Atletico Madrid for the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final aiming to show their campaign is still on track for domes(...)

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany may return for his side’s Champions League clash with Paris Saint Germain. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is considering gambling on Vincent Kompany’s fitness for next Tuesday’s Champions League showdown against Pa(...)

Savannah McCarthy has captained her country at every underage level. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Growing up in Listowel, Savannah McCarthy had two ambitions: to play senior football for Ireland and to play the game professionally. In the space of (...)

Swiss police raided the headquarters of European football body Uefa  following the latest revelations of a web of Panama-based offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Swiss police have raided Uefa’s headquarters in Nyon to seize details of a TV rights contract signed by the Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, followin(...)

Real Madrid’s Portuguese defender Pepe clears his nose during their 2-0 defeat in Germany.  Photo: Getty Images

Wolfsburg stunned Real Madrid with two goals in eight first-half minutes to take control of their Champions League quarter-final tie. The 10-time wi(...)

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure is likely to sit out the club’s PSG match. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Yaya Toure has been ruled out of Manchester City’s trip to Bournemouth on Saturday due to a knee injury and is a serious doubt for Wednesday’s Champio(...)

Manchester City have the richest owner in Sheikh Mansour; United, however, boast a worldwide reach as Ed Woodward continues to grow the business

Managers Manchester City Pep Guardiola, Manchester City, head coach are six words to delight all City fans and make every Manchester United devote(...)

Ireland’s William Porterfield tried to explain that sometimes sporting things aren’t explainable. Photograph: Ashwini Bhatia/AP Photo

Toast marmaladed, tea brewed, all set. And it was bucketing down in Dharamsala. As starts to Sundays go, it wasn’t the best. Sky apologised, even if(...)