Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk heads towards goal during the Champions League Group B match against Atlético Madrid at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Liverpool 2 Atlético Madrid 0 One of the best sides in the world, one of the best organised and one of the best motivated. That was how Jürgen Klopp (...)

England’s  Jack Grealish  is challenged by Jorginho of Italy during the  Euro 2020 final at Wembley. Photograph:  John Sibley/Getty Images

The head of referees at Euro 2020 has defended Danny Makkelie for awarding Raheem Sterling a penalty in England’s semi-final and Bjorn Kuipers’s decis(...)

England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates victory over Denmark at the final whistle at Wembley. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

There were 33 minutes on the clock at Wembley when Gareth Southgate decided that he had to do something before England descended into the kind of deme(...)

Denmark manager Kasper Hjulmand talks to his players before extra time during their Euro 2020 semi-final defeat at Wembley stadium. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/AP

Denmark boss Kasper Hjulmand admits he is bitter after England ended his battling side’s Euro 2020 dream. Harry Kane’s controversial extra-time winne(...)

England captain  Harry Kane is mobbed by his team-mates after scoring with a rebound after his penalty kick was saved by Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel during the Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

England 2 Denmark 1 (aet; 1-1 after 90 mins) Sometimes, your luck is just in, you catch a break when you most need it and, after so much major tourna(...)

Sevilla’s  Diego Carlos performs an overhead kick that led to their third goal in the Europa League final at the  RheinEnergieStadion  in Cologne. Photograph: Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images

Sevilla 3 Inter Milan 2 Romelu Lukaku suffered the agony of an own goal that handed Sevilla the ecstasy of a sixth Europa League triumph. After an ex(...)

Harry Kane scores Tottenham Hotspur’s goal during the Champions League round of 16 second leg against Borussia Dortmund at the Westfalen Stadium. Photograph: Ronald Wittek/EPA

Borussia Dortmund 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1 (Tottenham win 4-0 on agg) It is perhaps worth recalling the situation in which Tottenham found themselves af(...)

Michael O’Neill: his side have kept seven clean sheets in their qualifying group and haven’t lost a competitive game at home in four years. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Imagese

Such is Michael O’Neill’s respect for Germany, who have not lost an away World Cup qualifier in 83 years, that he organised a 10 v six training sessi(...)

 Mohamed Salah scores  Liverpool’s  second goal during the  Champions League  match against Sevilla  at Anfield. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Liverpool 2 Sevilla 2 Liverpool returned to the Champions League with a performance that gave credence to what the Premier League has long suspected.(...)