John Paintsil in action for Ghana against his friend Yakubu Aiyegbeni. File photograph: Getty Images

A pinch in the pecker between friends Former Fulham full-back John Paintsil once told Peter Crouch that he was going to break his leg during a game a(...)

Bayern Munich’s German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer lifts the Champins League trophy. Photograph: Getty Images

Bayern Munich 1 PSG 0 When Kingsley Coman stole into space at the far post, he knew that the right ball from Joshua Kimmich could give him the opport(...)

Juan Bernat of PSG (left) scores the 3-0 during the UEFA Champions League semi-final match between RB Leipzig and Paris Saint Germain in Lisbon on August 18th. Photograph: EPA/Manu Fernandez/Pool

If you want to see the world’s best left-back in action – or if you are Barcelona’s Nélson Semedo and would just like to put a face to the dancing hel(...)

 Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring Bayern Munich’s third goal at Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon. Photograph: Getty Images

Lyon 0 Bayern Munich 3 The Bayern Munich juggernaut rolls on. Hansi Flick’s team are packed with so many attacking weapons that if some of them do no(...)

Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring Bayern Munich’s fourth against Chelsea. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/Getty/AFP

Bayern Munich 4 Chelsea 1 (Bayern Munich win 7-1 on aggregate) Robert Lewandowski struck his 52nd and 53rd goals of a stunning season and laid on two(...)

Alphonso Davies is congratulated by Robert Lewandowski after he scored Bayern Munich’s fifth against Fortuna Dusseldorf. Photograph: Christof Stache/Getty

Bayern Munich 5 Fortuna Düsseldorf 0 Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski ended a personal jinx when he opened his account against Fortuna Duesse(...)

Borussia Dortmund  goalkeeper Roman Buerki can’t keep out Joshua Kimmich’s first half opener. Photograph: Federico Gambarini/PA

Borussia Dortmund 0 Bayern Munich 1 Bayern Munich took a giant stride towards an eighth consecutive Bundesliga crown as Joshua Kimmich’s inspired chi(...)

Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho are two of world football’s hottest prospects. Photograph:  Michael Sohn/AP

Ever since the Bundesliga’s fixture list was released way back in July last year, the timing has looked delicious. For neutrals, the two fixtures that(...)

Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies is chased by Gelson Fernandes of Eintracht Frankfurt during their Bundesliga clash on Saturday. Photo: Andreas Gebert/Pool via Getty Images

It was his BT Sport colleague Ian Darke who explained why Paul Dempsey fell temporarily silent during his commentary on the Bundesliga game between Bo(...)

Thomas Muller celebrates with Alphonso Davies after scoring Bayern’s second against Spurs. Photograph: Phillipp Guelland/EPA

Bayern Munich 3 Tottenham Hotspur 1 José Mourinho rested key players with Tottenham already certain to finish this Champions League group in second p(...)