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Italy have improved under manager Roberto Mancini. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images

Turkey Odds: 50-1 Previous best: Semi-finalists 2008 Prospects: Traditionally cavalier, Turkey’s recent resurgence has been built on their defence. P(...)

Édouard Mendy will start for Chelsea in the Champions League final against Manchester City on Saturday. Photo: Clive Rose/PA Wire

Édouard Mendy was on the verge of giving up his dream six years ago. After 12 months without a club, he was close to falling through the cracks. His c(...)

In 2008, when the All Blacks came back, I’ll never forget that as long as I live. I think it’s up there with the Heineken Cup wins in 2006 and 2008 in Cardiff. Photograph: Tim Hales/Inpho

I’m sure a lot of people know of that slogan that has become a goldmine for someone in the t-shirt printing industry: “Irish by birth, Munster by grac(...)

Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez with a Palestine flag after winning the Premier League trophy - a stadium named after him was to be opened in his home town even before his more recent exploits for City and inspiring Algeria to victory in the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019. Photograph: PA

“That’s Riyad . . . ,” says Mohamed Coulibaly, shrugging. “Since he was a young player he has always believed in his talent and he has never been scar(...)

Referee Luke Pearce gestures during the European Champions Cup final  between La Rochelle and Toulouse at Twickenham Stadium. Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/AFP

The US defence secretary under President George W Bush was Donald Rumsfeld. He famously informed us about his “known unknowns”, and also his “unknown (...)

  Alisson of Liverpool celebrates his remarkable late winner against West Brom  with team-mates Roberto Firmino and Thiago Alacantara  at The Hawthorns. Photograph:   Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Liverpool kept alive their dreams of qualifying for the Champions League in remarkable circumstances as goalkeeper Alisson scored a 95th-minute winne(...)

Caglar Soyuncu celebrates scoring Leicester’s winner at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Peter Powell/Getty

Jürgen Klopp has described Manchester United’s fixture schedule as “a crime” and accused the Premier League of reneging on a promise that teams would (...)

Harry Maguire remains a doubt for the Europa League final. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said Harry Maguire will miss Manchester United’s final three games of the Premier League season and remains a doubt for the Eu(...)

James Ryan in action against Saracens: Ryan and  Ringrose struggled to find their notes as the curtain was coming down. The physical aspects of the La Rochelle game seemed just out of reach, both of them missing and soaking tackles that we just don’t associate with them.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

A possible knock-on effect of poor performances in European club rugby this season is that some Irish players faded from Warren Gatland’s thinking for(...)

 City manager Pep Guardiola: “We will always remember this season for the way that we won. I am so proud to be the manager here, and of this group of players.” Photograph:  Paul Childs/PA Wire

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola felt this season’s Premier League title success was the hardest yet after his team were crowned champions once a(...)

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