Over 100,000 fans attended Manchester United v Real Madrid at Michigan Stadium in 2016. Photograph: Leon Halip/Getty Images

Manchester United, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and 15 other heavyweight European teams. Twenty-seven matches staged in 22 venues – including the Aviva (...)

Darwin Rovers after training ahead of their FFA Cup clash with Sydney. Back left are founders Shane Kavanagh and Jimmy Culligan.

Imagine this: a group of Irish emigrants in Australia set up an amateur football club, train a couple of nights a week, win the league title in their (...)

Zinedine Zidane: Looking to become the first manager to retain the European Cup since AC Milan’s Arrigo Sacchi in 1990. Photograph: Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images

Zinedine Zidane was late. On the Juventus team bus, Carlo Ancelotti consulted his watch. Then he did so again. And again. One of Ancelotti’s qualities(...)

Luis Figo has been prevented from playing for the Barcelona legend’s team. Photo: Firo Foto/Getty Images

Luis Figo’s decision to quit the Nou Camp for the Bernabéu fifteen years ago has not been forgotten, and certainly not forgiven by Barcelona. The Cata(...)