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Bayern Munich’s Mats Hummels during training at Anfield ahead of the Champions League Round of 16 clash with Liverpool. Photo: Peter Powell/EPA

Champions League Round of 16 first leg: Liverpool v Bayern Munich Kick off: 8pm, Tuesday. Venue: Anfield. On TV: RTÉ2, Virgin Media and BT Sport. “M(...)

Athletic Bilbao celebrate after  Iker Muniain scores against Real Madrid  at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on September 15th, 2018. Photograph:  Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images

Europe’s midseason soccer transfer window is open this month. For teams battling relegation, and potential financial ruin, it brings a last vital chan(...)

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak: his  alleged threat to Fifa reminds us that it feels as though the legal system is something the rich use as a club to batter opposition into submission.  Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

The latest tranche of Football Leaks revelations, presented over the weekend by a consortium of media organisations led by Der Spiegel, contained more(...)

Bayern Munich’s Arjen Robben is shown a red card by referee Guido Winkmann during the  Bundesliga  game against  VfL Wolfsburg at the Volkswagen Arena. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Wolfsburg 1 Bayern Munich 3 Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski scored once in each half and set up a third goal to steer the German champions to a 3-(...)

Jack Wilshere and Mark Noble of West Ham  argue with referee Stuart Attwell during their Premier League match against  Bournemouth at London Stadium last Saturday. Photograph: Marc Atkins/Getty Images

Almost a week since West Ham’s defeat by Bournemouth at the London Stadium, it remains no easier to understand Manuel Pellegrini’s decision to play Ma(...)

 Germany’s midfielder Mesut Ozil celebrates the World Cup final victory  over Argentina in 2014 in  Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty

The German Football Association has expressed regret over Mesut Ozil’s decision to retire from international football, but denied any allegations of r(...)

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil arrives at Singapore yesterday.  “In the eyes of Grindel and his supporters, I am German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose.”  Photograph: AP

When a Radio 5 Live newsreader referred to “the English rider Geraint Thomas” in an item on the Tour de France this week, the response from those with(...)

Bayern Munich’s head coach Jupp Heynckes:  “I came back at a very old age and now I have the privilege of being successful again, reaching a semi-final and possibly going through to the final.” Photograph: Lukas Barth/EPA

“Nobody had any intention of me being here,” Jupp Heynckes said, sitting at a desk at the Allianz Arena, a microphone tilted towards him, the board be(...)

The Blizzard: “Maybe you’re not interested in history or politics per se. But you’re reading the Blizzard and you’ve got a story about a coach who escaped from a concentration camp.”

The late Stuart Hall wasn’t kidding when he described as “pretty horrendous” the difficulties of bringing together the words “popular” and “culture”. (...)

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(...)

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