Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is massively popular among fans. Photograph: PA

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Harry Kane: has scored five goals in his last four game for England. Photograph: Getty

Joe Hart has first-hand experience of that sickening sense of helplessness, the one that grips any opponent whenever the ball veers towards Harry Kan(...)

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale looks likely to be fit to face Ireland on Monday. Photograph: PA

Gareth Bale Bale joined up with the Wales squad on Monday and trained with a recovery group ahead of this week’s final set of World Cup qualifiers. B(...)

 Jeff Hendrick celebrates scoring with Irish teammate Stephen Ward. Photograph: Reuters

With the Republic of Ireland squad set to gather and train together on Monday afternoon ahead of the two final World Cup 2018 qualifiers, Jeff Hendric(...)

Harry Kane is chased by Angelo Ogbonna of West Ham. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

To Harry Kane it is a numbers game and, like every football fan in Europe, the Tottenham Hotspur striker is in awe of those posted by two players in p(...)

 Luis Suarez scores Barcelona’s  third goal against Girona  in the 3-0 victory at the Estadi Montilivi. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Barcelona opened up a four-point gap at the top of La Liga, maintaining their 100 percent start as they cruised to a 3-0 victory at Catalan rivals Gir(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s  head coach Mauricio Pochettino:  “We know very well what the competition demands of you. It was a very painful experience but, today, there’s not an excuse.” Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

To Mauricio Pochettino it was simply a “painful” experience. Tottenham Hotspur had entered last season’s Champions League on a wave of optimism which (...)

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp: got his days mixed up. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/AFP/Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp had not long sat down in the Etihad Stadium’s media room following Liverpool’s 5-0 defeat to Manchester City at the weekend when he was (...)

The Borussia Dortmund was damaged by an explosion some 10km away from the stadium prior to their Champions League clash with Monaco. Photo: Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images

German prosecutors are demanding life imprisonment for the man they believe bombed the Borussia Dortmund team bus last April, hoping for a multi-milli(...)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will hope new signings can help his team push for the title. Photograph: PA

The summer transfer window closes at 11pm on Thursday, August 31st, but there is still plenty of time for clubs to get late deals done. Here’s a look(...)