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 (...)

Rickie Lambert struggled to win place in Brendan Rodgers’s side. Photograph: Getty Images.

Rickie Lambert is expected to finalise a move from Liverpool to West Bromwich Albion in the next few days although the clubs have yet to agree a fee f(...)

Mount Vesuvius towers over the Italian city of Naples. Photograph: Getty Images

See Naples. And sigh. Formerly the glorious capital of a separate kingdom, Italy’s third-largest city – after Rome and Milan – spiralled into decline (...)

Argentina’s forward Gonzalo Higuain leaps over Jamaica’s goalkeeper Dwayne Miller during their 2015 Copa America football championship match, in Vina del Mar. Photo: Getty Images

An early goal from Gonzalo Higuain was enough to give Argentina a 1-0 victory over Jamaica at the Copa America on Saturday and secure their place in (...)

Former Sampdoria manager Sinisa Mihajlovic is the new AC Milan coach, reports. Photo: EPA

AC Milan dismissed manager Filippo Inzaghi on Tuesday after a disappointing season in which they finished 10th in Serie A and failed to qualify for Eu(...)

Real Madrid have confirmed Rafael Benitez’s arrival as the club’s new head coach. Photo: John Walton/PA 1:21

Real Madrid have officially announced that Carlo Ancelotti will be succeeded by Rafa Benitez as their first team coach. The announcement on Wednesday (...)

Rafael Benitez has confirmed that he will not be managing Napoli next season. Photo: Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Napoli coach Rafa Benitez has announced he is leaving after two years with the Serie A club amid widespread expectation he is poised to replace the s(...)

Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk’s supporters run onto the pitch to celebrate the victory over Napoli in the Europa League semi-final second leg match at the Olympic stadium in Kiev. Photo: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

Dnipro 1 Napoli 0Dnipro advanced to their first European final after Yevhen Seleznyov’s second-half header gave them a 2-1 aggregate win over Napoli i(...)

Sevilla’s players celebrate after their 3-0 Europa League semi-final first leg win over Fiorentina. Photograph: Getty

Sevilla 3 Fiorentina 0Sevilla stayed firmly on course for a second consecutive Europa League crown when an Aleix Vidal double and a Kevin Gameiro stri(...)

Rafael Benitez’s Napoli side could still land only their second European title and qualify for next year’s Champions League. Photo: Carlo Hermann/AFP

Napoli’s season has already been written off as a failure by critics, but Rafael Benitez’s side could still land only their second European title and (...)