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(...)

 Inter Milan’s  Matias Vecino heads home the winning goal during the Champions League Group B encounter against Tottenham Hotspur at the San Siro. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA

Inter Milan 2 Tottenham Hotspur 1 Another game, another set-piece concession for Tottenham and another morale-shuddering defeat, which will only inte(...)

Giorgio Chiellini celebrates Juve’s win at Wembley. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Giorgio Chiellini watched Juventus destroy Tottenham Hotspur’s Champions League dream with a devastating one-two punch and said the London club lacked(...)

Manager: Kwesi Appiah Best finish: Quarter-finals (2010) World Cup record: Played 12, Won 4, Drawn 3, Lost 5 History They didn’t q(...)

Jerry Akaminko of Ghana receives treatment  during the match against the Netherlands in Rotterdam. Photograph: Michael Kooren/Reuters

Jerry Akaminko, Jeffrey Schlupp and David Accam failed to make the final cut as Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah named his 23-man squad for the World Cup on S(...)