PSG make big statement in pursuit of European glory as they hire one of football's most successful managers
Paris St Germain have appointed Unai Emery to replace Laurent Blanc as their coach.
Paris St Germain have appointed Unai Emery to replace Laurent Blanc as their coach.
FH Hafnardjodour may not spark the trepidation that Champions League group stage regulars BATE Borisov did when Dundalk were pulled out of the hat this time 12 months ago, but the Icelandic champions' regularity in Europe will be enough for the Lilywhites not to take them for...
Dundalk are off to Iceland for the first part of their Champions League campaign this summer as they have been paired with Hafnarfjördur in the second qualifying round.
Cristiano Ronaldo may have scored the winning penalty in last Saturday's Champions League final but his off the pitch actions are generating just as much praise as his on pitch heroics.
The Champions League is to undergo what could be a major revamp after Uefa confirmed it would decide in December on proposed changes to its elite club competition.
Footage from Real Madrid's Champions League triumph in the San Siro over the weekend may change your opinion on Cristiano Ronaldo.
Tellingly Cristiano Ronaldo was ready with the statistics: more than 50 goals scored in a season (for a sixth successive campaign); top scorer in the Champions League again (16 goals); more minutes on the pitch for his club than any other Real Madrid player - and now three...
Connacht rugby stars be warned, Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos is lucky to still have a head after he narrowly avoided a renegade tree branch as the club celebrated their Champions League win on an open-top bus.
As a once in a generation player, Zinedine Zidane won every conceivable major trophy on the club and international stage and, after less than a full season in management, he’s added a Champions League to that impressive haul.
Diego Simeone admitted last night that he was considering his future as Atletico Madrid manager after defeat in penalties to Real Madrid in the Champions League final for the second time in three years.
One can’t help wonder if Eamon Dunphy still derives a genuine thrill from the reaction his commentary elicits, but if he does, then the furore on Twitter following last night’s Champions League final will have been very pleasing.
Normal service is resumed, on the most elevated of stages. After a season of so many shocks, the Champions League is claimed by the club that is both the most successful in its history and the wealthiest in the world. Real Madrid won a record 11th trophy, after winning a...
On a night that was replete with grit, but low on magic, we take a look at how all the individuals fared during Real Madrid’s Champions League final victory over Atletico.
Match-winner Cristiano Ronaldo was delighted to fire home the winning penalty as Real Madrid won the Champions League for a record 11th time with a 5-3 penalty shoot-out victory over city rivals Atletico at San Siro.
Real Madrid won the European Cup for the 11th time with a penalty shoot-out win over city rivals Atletico at the San Siro following a 1-1 draw.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in the shoot-out which gave Real Madrid their 11th European crown as city rivals Atletico suffered yet more Champions League heartbreak.
After an incredibly tight affair, and 120 minutes of football and penalty shootout, Real Madrid have won their 11th Champions League at the expense of city rivals Atletico.
Milan's metro service has been evacuated after a suspicious package was found in one of the city's train stations ahead of the Champions League final.
Tottenham have reached an agreement with the Football Association to play their European fixtures at Wembley next season.
For all those envious spectators who’ve often wondered, Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has provided a vivid account of just how gratifying it is to win the Champions League.
Simon Mignolet has no desire to be Liverpool's hero in the Europa League final despite earning praise from former Reds goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek.
It now seems a specific warning, rather than just a general explanation. On the day Pep Guardiola was presented as Bayern Munich manager in the summer of 2013, chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge was talking about the club's targets in this exciting new regime:...
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan will miss the rest of the season and Euro 2016 after dislocating his knee in training.
Liverpool advanced to yet another European final in the club's storied history last night after an impressively comprehensive 3-0 win over Villarreal at Anfield.
Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola has accused a dressing-room mole of damaging the club.
The great heavy-metal football exponent from Germany who has transformed Liverpool into a thrilling cup side in the space of just seven months is just one Europa League final from lifting some heavy metal of his own.
Manchester City's elimination from the Champions League by Real Madrid exposed the flaws which incoming manager Pep Guardiola must eradicate if the club are go further in the competition next season.
Frustrating is the gentlest word you would attach to the Daniel Sturridge problem at Liverpool. Agonising and baffling would be the more emotive terms to describe a gifted striker and an inspirational manager not quite hitting it off.
English football will no doubt long remember the brilliant caravan of Claudio Ranieri but back home in Italy all the signs are that it has the wheels to run for ever.
Liverpool entered into tonight's Europa League semi-final against Villarreal with a one-goal deficit but their fans needn't have worried as a performance packed with power and pace saw them surge their way into the final.
Liverpool reached their first European final for nine years with a comprehensive 3-0 win over a 10-man Villarreal side who lost their heads in the red-hot cauldron of Anfield.
Here is how the Liverpool players rated after easing into the Europa League final after a comprehensive 3-0 win at Anfield.
Liverpool's Europa League semi-final second leg with Villarreal marked the first time the Reds played at home since an inquest announced that the 96 Hillsborough victims were unlawfully killed.
Liverpool need to overturn a one-goal deficit at Anfield tonight if they want to make the Europa League final - Can they do it? Follow the action right here.
Pep Guardiola has won five league titles as a top-flight manager but his recent record in the Champions League has caused many football pundits to call his achievements into question.
Despite an overwhelming consensus of expert opinion to the contrary, Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart believes Real Madrid were fortunate to beat his team in last night’s Champions League semi-final.
Roy Keane ripped into Manchester City after their limp Champions League semi-final defeat at the hands of Real Madrid, as he suggested they were outclassed by the Spanish giants.
Eamon Dunphy and the rest of the RTE pundits have long criticised Manchester City's mercenaries for failing to do it in big European games and they had plenty of ammunition to fire at those players tonight after they were eliminated from the Champions League.
A deflected Gareth Bale strike ended Manchester City's Champions League challenge and sent Real Madrid through to face city rivals Atletico in the final.
If this is to be Yaya Toure's final Champions League game with Man City, he definitely didn't save his best performance for last.
After a scoreless draw in Manchester, everything is to play for at the Bernabeu as both times look to join Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final. Follow the action here:
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has declared that he has already secured his place among football’s all-time greats, after declaring himself to be a “special” player.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the superman of modern football, the perfect prototype if you were to build a superstar in a lab.
If Manchester City are to reach the Champions League final for the first time in their history, they’re going to have to beat a Real Madrid side which have only lost twice at home this season in La Liga, and haven’t conceded a single goal in their last five games at the Bernabeu.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is set to escape any punishment after he appeared to hit a member of his own staff during the tense closing minutes of his side's Champions League semi-final match against Bayern Munich.
This match might have turned on a single moment - a missed penalty by Thomas Muller but the questions that now hang over Pep Guardiola stretch back four years.
The obsessive focus was even on Cristiano Ronaldo's diet after he completed Real Madrid training yesterday and was declared "100pc" fit to face Manchester City in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final tonight.
Antoine Griezmann grabbed the decisive goal as Atletico Madrid hit Bayern Munich with a sucker punch to reach the Champions League final.
Leicester City are yet to be presented with the Premier League trophy but speculation is already mounting as to how they’ll fare against Europe’s elite next season.
Real MADRID forward Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training after recovering from a hamstring injury and could be fit to face Manchester City in the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday.
Eamon Dunphy's flammable punditry style can be very entertaining but every so often he makes a snap decision on a player that often involves him downgrading someone's 'superstar' status.
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