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Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen signed for the club when he was 15. Photograph: David Klein/Reuters

There are no prizes for guessing which of the two clubs involved in Tuesday night’s big game at Stamford Bridge played a bigger part in producing the (...)

 Lionel Messi shakes hands with Antonio Conte after the the match at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Getty Images

Antonio Conte believes Chelsea can still achieve “something incredible” at the Camp Nou after emerging disappointed only to draw with Barcelona in the(...)

 Lionel Messi celebrates scoring  Barcelona’s equaliser with team-mate  Andres Iniesta in the Champions League round of 16 first leg against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Chelsea 1 Barcelona 1 In the end, it turned out to be a harsh reminder for Chelsea about the realities of the Champions League. They had taken the le(...)

Pedro: “We can create chances . . . We can be confident. If you start with fear, that hands it to Barça.” Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

This is a fixture to bring memories of frenzied previous meetings flooding back. Even 13 years on it is easy to recall Ronaldinho’s shimmying hips and(...)

Real Madrid’s  Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates at the end of the last 16  first leg victory over Paris Saint-Germain. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty

It takes something out of the ordinary to get the most spoiled supporters in the world this riled up. The roars around the Bernabéu told you that Real(...)

FC Barcelona’s Luis Suarez goes past Eibar’s goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic on his way to scoring during their La Liga win. Photo: Juan Herrero/EPA

Eibar 0 Barcelona 2 LaLiga leaders Barcelona warmed up for their Champions League clash against Chelsea with a 2-0 win at Eibar, who finished with 10(...)

Eden Hazard: The Chelsea star  turned 27 last month and  is approaching his prime but  time is running out for him to claim football’s the biggest prizes. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP

This week a clip emerged of three Barcelona players being confronted by a metal railing, with each of them choosing to deal with the obstacle in a di(...)

 Lionel Messi during last weekend’s La Liga match against Getafe at Camp Nou. Photograph: Alex Caparros/Getty Images

Argentina’s national football association (AFA) president Claudio Tapia has said he has spoken to captain Lionel Messi about playing fewer games for L(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Wes Hoolahan celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016  match between Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France.

After the announcement from Wes Hoolahan that he is retiring from international football, it seems only fitting that we look back on some quotes from (...)

Alexis Sanchez pictured during his time with Barcelona. Photograph: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images

Alexis Sanchez’s agent has confirmed the Manchester United striker has accepted a prison sentence for tax fraud, but has described the agreement as “e(...)

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