Sepp Maier

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Maier holds the World Cup Trophy after West Germany’s 2-1 victory over Holland in the 1974 World Cup Final at the Olympic Stadium in Munich. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

Known to millions of football fans as “The Cat”, Germany’s well-known World Cup goalkeeper of the 1970s, Sepp Maier, has been hired by Tourism Ireland(...)

 Real Madrid’s head coach Zinedine Zidane Zidane will go into the Champions League tie against Bayern Munich  under some pressure with talk that some of his superstars are not happy with his squad rotation policy. Photograph: Filip Singer/EPA

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti has admitted star striker Robert Lewandowski remains a major doubt for his side’s quarter-final first leg clash wi(...)

Antonin Panenka’s penalty gave Czechoslovakia victory over West Germany in Euro 1976. Photograph: Getty

Euro 1976: Czechoslovakia 2 West Germany 2 AET (Czechoslovakia win 5-3 on penalties) Taking a penalty at any level of football takes a certain amount(...)

Johan Cruyff has died aged 68. Photograph: Getty

It’s the defining image of the 1974 World Cup; the defining image of the great Dutch team of the 70s; the defining image of one of the most talented, (...)