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The Barcelona team before their last home defeat, against Real Betis last November. Photograph: Getty Images

Manchester United have already written a piece of European Cup history this season, becoming the first team to overturn a 2-0 home defeat in the secon(...)

Ronaldo with Alex Ferguson after winning the Champions League in Moscow in 2008. Photo: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

At some point tonight the home fans at Old Trafford will probably sing a round of Viva Ronaldo. From distant metro platforms to wind-raked terraces, i(...)

Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani reacts after scoring in the  Champions League  match against  Bayern Munich  at the Parc des Princes. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

Paris St Germain tore apart Bayern Munich to win 3-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday as the French club’s expensively-assembled attack made anoth(...)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola looks perplexed during his side’s 4-0 defeat to Everton despite dominating possession at Goodison Park. Photograph: Getty Images

On June 24th, 2013, Pep Guardiola was ceremonially introduced as the new manager of Bayern Munich. There were 247 journalists on Munich’s Sabener Stra(...)

Manchester City have the richest owner in Sheikh Mansour; United, however, boast a worldwide reach as Ed Woodward continues to grow the business

Managers Manchester City Pep Guardiola, Manchester City, head coach are six words to delight all City fans and make every Manchester United devote(...)

Barcelona’s  Lionel Messi is fully expected to reclaim award he has won four times. Photograph: Alex Caparros/Getty Images

When Michael Owen won the Ballon d’Or in 2001, becoming the first and still the only Englishman to win European football’s player of the year award s(...)

 Barcelona coach believes  Luis Enrique will remain at the club. Photograph:   Toni Albir/EPA

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says the thought of having a team without Lionel Messi is “not even something we contemplate”.The future of the Argentina(...)

 Barcelona have sacked director of football Andoni Zubizarreta, while his assistant Carles Puyol has resigned.  Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Barcelona have sacked Andoni Zubizarreta as their director of football, the Spanish club said on Monday, and his assistant Carles Puyol has resigned.(...)

On this particular occasion at least Louis van Gaal brings something other than his renowned tactical know-how and relentless faith in youth to the party.

The headline writers had Wesley Sneiijder and his Dutch team-mates plotting a revenge mission against Spain in Salvador tonight which might well have (...)

Neymar: Barcelona’s marquee signing in the summer is struggling to find his form after controversy over his multi-million euro move from Santos.

On Sunday, Barcelona will play Real Madrid at the Bernabéu stadium. Clásicos tend to define a season in Spanish football, this year’s encounter(...)

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