Harry Maguire:  became the world’s most expensive defender  when Manchester United signed him for a reported fee of €86m from Leicester City.  Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

In May, Ed Woodward asked Leicester City how much they wanted for Harry Maguire and was told €86 million. On Monday, the master of negotiation complet(...)

Mohamed Salah’s Egypt are hosting the tournament. Photograph: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty

The 32nd Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on Friday when hosts Egypt take on Zimbabwe in Cairo. Here is everything you need to know before the tournam(...)

Napoli goalkeeper Alex Meret reacts after Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette scores his goal. Photograph: Steven Paston/PA Wire

Napoli 0 Arsenal 1 (Agg: 0-3) For all the moments this season when critics have scratched their heads struggling to put their finger on what the iden(...)

Aaron Ramsey celebrates after scoring Arsenal’s opener against Napoli. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Arsenal 2 Napoli 0 If only Arsenal could unlock the bewildering and elusive secret to away games. Having given themselves an encouraging leg up with (...)

Lazio fans have long been associated with fascism. Photo: Marco Rosi/Getty Images

Recent weeks have shown, once again, that Italian football has a deep-seated problem with racism and fascism. At the St Stephen’s Day game at the San (...)

 Napoli’s players argue with referee Paolo Mazzoleni at the San Siro. Photograph: EPA

It should have been an occasion to celebrate. For the first time since 1971, a round of Serie A fixtures was being played on December 26th – St Stephe(...)

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah in action against Napoli. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Just past the half hour at a chilly, angsty Anfield Mo Salah was suddenly free in space on the edge of the Napoli box, scampering in on goal in that b(...)

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah  scores his side’s first goal of the game during the  Champions League match against Napoli at Anfield. Photograph:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Liverpool 1 Napoli 0 Perhaps it would be stretching the truth a little to say this victory for Liverpool be remembered among on the list of great Eur(...)

Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne scores his side’s winning goal past Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson during the  Champions League Group C match at  Stadio San Paolo. Photograph: Ciro De Luca/Reuters

Napoli 1 Liverpool 0 The last Liverpool team to play in Napoli was managed by Roy Hodgson, led in attack by David Ngog and had Christian Poulsen supp(...)

Yerry Mina of Colombia scores his team’s goal during the World Cup Group H match against Senegal at Samara Arena. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Senegal 0 Colombia 1 It was the moment that Colombia had prayed for and, when it came, the release of emotion was overwhelming. South America’s secon(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »