The 1978 First Division Champions and League Cup winners Nottingham Forest line up with their trophies, together with members of the local police constabulary who were placed in charge of the cups by Forest Manager Brian Clough (front row, far left). Photo: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

We all know the possible narrative at this stage – Leicester City hold onto their six point lead at the top of the Premier League table over the next (...)

 Maurizio Sarri: “I acknowledge that I made a mistake. I used an inappropriate expression and for that reason I apologise to all homosexuals and I apologise to Mancini. Photograph: Reuters

Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri today finds himself at the centre of a major row after he last night angrily insulted Inter Milan coach, Roberto Mancini, (...)

Tottenham Hotspur captain Danny Blanchflower holds the FA Cup aloft after his side’s 2-0 victory over Leicester City in the 1961 FA Cup final at Wembley. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

At the end they were made to stand in line and listen to God Save The Queen. It makes for remarkable viewing. Tottenham Hotspur had just won the 19(...)

Rafa Benítez expressed gratitude to everyone he worked with at Bernabéu. Photograph: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images

Rafael Benítez has expressed his gratitude for having the opportunity to manage Real Madrid and wished his successor Zinedine Zidane well. The former(...)

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

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