Rank outsiders Sheriff Tiraspol beat 13-times European champions Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti struggled to explain how his side were beaten 2-1 at home by rank outsiders Sheriff Tiraspol in the Champions League(...)

Minnows Sheriff Tiraspol stunned Real Madrid at the Bernabeu. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty

Real Madrid 1 Sheriff Tiraspol 2 Moldovan side Sheriff Tiraspol pulled off a remarkable 2-1 win away to Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesd(...)

Sheriff’s players celebrate after winning their first   Champions League match against FC Shakhtar Donetsk at Sheriff Stadium in Tiraspol on Wednesday. Photograph:  Sergei Gapon/AFP

Edmund Addo sank into child’s pose in the middle of the field, his forehead touching the turf, his arms outstretched in front of him, a gesture of sup(...)

The Champions League trophy prior to the draw for the 2021/2022 group stages in Istanbul. Photograph: Sebnem Coskun/Getty Images

Holders Chelsea will play Juventus in the group stage of this season’s Champions League while runners-up Manchester City will take on Lionel Messi an(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Jack Byrne scores his team’s first goal in Sunday’s 4-0 win against Dundalk. Photograph: Inpho

Dundalk 0 Shamrock Rovers 4 February’s game between these two may well yet be remembered as the highlight of this season with a packed house in Talla(...)

Dundalk have won all three of their matches under new manager Filippo Giovagnoli. File photograph: Inpho

Dundalk manager Filippo Giovagnoli is confident that his side will rise to the challenge in the breakaway territory of Transnistria on Thursday night (...)

Cork City will take on Legia Warsaw of Poland in the Champions League first qualifying round. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Cork City will face Legia Warsaw in the Champions League first qualifying round after the draw was made in Nyon on Tuesday morning. John Caulfield’s (...)

 Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.  Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Hugo Lloris will report to Tottenham’s training ground tomorrow to be assessed ahead of the club’s Europa League game against Sheriff Tiraspol. Goalk(...)