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Liverpool’s Naby Keita in action against Bayern Munich’s James Rodriguez and Robert Lewandowski during the Champions League round of 16 first leg at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Liverpool 0 Bayern Munich 0 Jürgen Klopp’s prediction of a “blockbuster” between the two five-time champions of Europe was misplaced. His warning abo(...)

 Marko Arnautovic of West Ham arguing with manager Manuel Pellegrini  when substituted during  an FA Cup  match against Birmingham City at the London Stadium on January 5th. Photograph:  Alex Morton/Getty Images

If you can remember November, three days after Northern Ireland demonstrated at Lansdowne Road that they are more than the sum of their parts, Austria(...)

 Michael O’Neill: “At this moment in time Kyle Lafferty has chosen to make himself unavailable.” Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has left the door open for Kyle Lafferty to return to international football but made it clear he is deeply u(...)

Real Madrid’s players celebrate after beating Bayern Munich in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final. Photo: Christof Stache/Getty Images

Real Madrid tried so hard to lose this semi-final. Bayern Munich tried so hard to win it. That neither could achieve this apparently shared aim speaks(...)

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema  celebrates  his goal with  Lucas Vazquez , Luka Modric and  Mateo Kovacic during the Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Photograph: Oscar Del Pozo/AFP/Getty Images

Real Madrid 2 Bayern Munich 2 (Real win 4-3 on agg) Real Madrid always find a way, they say, and somehow they did – all the way to a third consecuti(...)

 Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski  celebrates scoring his second and his side’s fourth goal  with team-mate Franck Ribery. Photograph: Lukas Barth/EPA

Bayern Munich 6 Borussia Dortmund 0 Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich demolished the Polish striker’s old clu(...)

Bayern Munich  celebrate after  Thiago Alcantara (No 6) scored their  opening goal in the Champions League round of 16 second leg against Besiktas in Istanbul. Photograph: Erdem Sahin/EPA

Besiktas 1 Bayern Munich 3 (Bayern Munich 8-1 win on agg) Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes said his side were hungry to complete a treble this se(...)

 Ryan Sessegnon celebrates scoring his side’s  opener against Wolves this week. For all  the Fulham player’s maturity,  it is worth bearing in mind he is still a teenage boy. Photograph: Mark Kerton/PA Wire

Two Saturdays, two prodigies: last weekend you could feel the buzz on Fulham Palace Road as 23,000 gathered in west London for Fulham versus Wolves at(...)

Martin O’Neill: the Republic of Ireland manager took the job not to get rich but because he considered it an honour. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

“The hard cold fire of the northerner”. That line from Louis MacNeice is always there when you start thinking about the elements of Martin O’Neill. Ma(...)

Corentin Tolisso scored twice as Bayern Munich beat PSG 3-1. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Bayern Munich 3 PSG 1 Bayern Munich ruined Paris St Germain’s perfect Champions League record this season with a 3-1 victory at the Allianz Arena on (...)

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