Tottenham Hotspur’s head coach Jose Mourinho during a press conference on the eve of the Champions League match between RB Leipzig and Tottenham. Photograph: Ronny Hartmann/AFP via Getty

José Mourinho laughed. What else could he do? The alternative was to burst into tears, lift the white flag and write off Tottenham’s chances of reachi(...)

David Silva, Riyad Mahrez and Rodrigo of Manchester City during a training session ahead of their Uefa Champions League last 16 clash with Real Madrid. Photo: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Champions League last 16 first leg: Real Madrid v Manchester City Kick-off: 8pm, Wednesday. Venue: Estadio Bernabéu. On TV: Live on Virgin Media Spor(...)

Gedson Fernandes has signed with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. Photograph: Getty Images

Tottenham have made their first move in the January transfer window by signing Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes. The 21-year-old has signed on an(...)

Dries Mertens after opening the scoring for Napoli. Photograph: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty

Napoli 2 Liverpool 0 Liverpool will not mind should history repeat itself and another late defeat in Naples eventually end with Champions League glor(...)

Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus appeals to the match referee Michael Oliver after his goal is ruled out by VAR. Photograph: PA

Football remains a magnificently capricious sport. You can crush its competitiveness with a self-perpetuating structure that leads to a radically uneq(...)

Mauricio Pochettino, manager of Spurs, and Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool.  Their teams   meet in the Champions League final at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid. Photograph: Getty Images

Three weeks of build up is too much. On Friday afternoon at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, a presenter from Fox Sports Español stood in front of a(...)

 Tottenham hero Lucas Moura celebrated the “greatest night of my career” after his stunning hat-trick against Ajax sent his side to the Champions League final. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Lucas Moura put the earphones in and looked down at the iPad screen, the peak of his dark NYC cap obscuring his eyes. It was late on Wednesday night (...)

 Lucas Moura celebrates scoring their third goal to complete his hat-trick. Photo: Piroschka Van De Wouw/Reuters

The morning after the night before and even the dawn chorus - infiltrated by liver birds, presumably - sounded like it was kicking off with a tune sus(...)

Mauricio Pochettino celebrates after the Uefa  Champions League quarter-final second leg  between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Pep Guardiola is emphatic he will never change Manchester City’s attack-first style, despite his team being knocked out of the Champions League in a d(...)

Mauricio Pochettino: “This is a massive example for us – how important it is never to give up, to always have the faith and believe in yourself.”  Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that had Tottenham lost against Manchester City in their Champions League quarter-final tie via a stoppage-time goal(...)

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