Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala celebrate Juve’s second goal against Spurs. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP

For an hour at Wembley, with the quarter-finals of the Champions League beckoning and the scalp of Juventus already partially hacked from its canary-y(...)

Juventus striker Paulo Dybala fires past Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to score their second goal during the  Champions League round of 16  second leg at Wembley. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Juventus 2 (Juventus win 4-3 on aggregate) Gonzalo Higuaín and Paulo Dybala turned this tie on its head and ultimately sent Spurs(...)

 Fiorentina fans put up scarves, flowers and banners in memory of their captain Davide Astori. Photograph: PA

Serie A stopped for Davide Astori on Sunday. This was supposed to be the biggest weekend of the season, the biggest for many seasons, perhaps, all of (...)

Harry Kane rounds Gianluigi Buffon to score Tottenham’s first against Juve. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty

Juventus 2 Tottenham Hotspur 2 When Christian Eriksen stood over the free-kick Juventus hearts fluttered, and for good reason. The Tottenham playmake(...)

Harry Kane, centre, in training with the Tottenham squad  in Turin on  the eve of their  Champions League match against Juventus.  Photograph: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images

Harry Kane remembers the size of the pitch, the cut of the grass and the feel of the stadium. It was a special game for him – his full England debut a(...)

Italy’s goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon reacts during their 2018 World Cup playoff second leg with Sweden. Photo: Marco Bertorello/Getty Images

Gianluigi Buffon was born in Carrara, the Tuscan city where they quarried the marble for Michelangelo’s David 500 years ago. Maybe even now there is a(...)

 Italy manager Giampiero Ventura ahead of his team’s 0-0 draw with Sweden at San Siro. Photograph: Marco Luzzani/Getty Images

Giampiero Ventura is set to learn his fate as Italy boss in the next 24 hours after the Azzurri failed to reach the World Cup for the first time in 60(...)

Sebastian Larsson reacts after Sweden draw 0-0 with Italy to secure their place at next summer’s World Cup. Photograph: Reuters/Max Rossi

Italy 0 Sweden 0 (Sweden win 1-0 on aggregate) Italy have failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958 after being shut out by S(...)

Juan Mata celebrates after scoring for Manchester United: “You see so many players with physical qualities. They are quick and strong but they don’t make the right decisions.” Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Ninety minutes with Juan Mata is a time full of space and light. It’s a little like watching him play football, where his intelligence and vision are(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi scores against Juventus in the Champions League match at the Nou Camp. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

A mesmeric Lionel Messi scored twice as he inspired Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Juventus to get off to a flying start in Champions League Group D on T(...)

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