Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to hit 30 La Liga goals in six consecutive seasons as he inspired Real Madrid to a 4-0 thrashing of Eibar. Photo: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Barcelona’s Anoeta Stadium jinx struck again when they lost 1-0 at Real Sociedad on Saturday, their second successive defeat in La Liga. Elsewhere, (...)

Harry Kane in action during the England training session at Olympiastadion in Berlin:  he will start for only the ninth time as he seeks to maintain the impressive form he has demonstrated at Tottenham. Photograph: Annegret Hilse/Getty Images

Harry Kane and Dele Alli will spearhead an inexperienced England side at the Olympiastadion this evening with Roy Hodgson urging his young players to(...)

Tottenham players celebrate at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Tottenham 3 Fiorentina 0 This felt like a snapshot of Tottenham Hotspur’s progress. At around the same time last year, Mauricio Pochettino’s team h(...)

Tottenham’s Dele Alli is shown a yellow card by the referee during the Europa League game against Fioentina at  Artemio Franchi Stadium. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Mauricio Pochettino admits Dele Alli still has a lot to learn after the England international appeared to kick out at an opponent during Tottenham’s (...)

Jamie Vardy celebrates his wonder goal against Liverpool during the week, with Dejan Lovren’s face saying it all. Leicester meet Manchester City and Arsenal in their next two games but after that will play five of the current bottom seven. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

‘It gets closer. It gets ever harder.” Sam Allardyce said that. He said it with some exasperation on Tuesday night after his Sunderland side had made (...)

VfL Wolfsburg’s former Arsenal forward Nicklas Bendtner could be on his way back to the English Premier League. Photograph: Getty Images.

Crystal Palace have been made aware of Nicklas Bendtner’s availability at Vfl Wolfsburg and are considering bringing the former Arsenal forward back (...)

Louis van Gaal’s side are now in the Europa League having been knocked out of the Champions League last week. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Manchester United will play Midtjylland, the Danish champions, in the last 32 following the draw in Nyon, Switzerland yesterday with Liverpool facing(...)

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy equalled a Premier League scoring record with his goal just before half-time against Newcastle at St James’ Park. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Human beings shut inside deep freezers traditionally face unhappy endings but there are exceptions to every rule. Rather than proving the subject of a(...)

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 (...)

Chelsea captain John Terry: Chelsea’s loss brings an end to their run of  13 matches unbeaten against Arsenal. Photograph:  Andrew Couldridge/Reuters

John Terry said that defeat to Arsenal in Sunday’s Community Shield could serve as “a wake-up call” to his side as they prepare to defend their Premie(...)