European roundup: Napoli go clear at top of Serie A, Real Madrid beat Sevilla | European club football

Napoli put on a dazzling display to mark the first anniversary of the death of their former player Diego Maradona as they romped to a 4-0 win over Lazio and moved three points clear at the top of Serie A. Napoli unveiled a statue of Maradona in their stadium before the match and wore shirts … Read more

Thomas Tuchel went mad at the referee but his real frustration is failing to beat Manchester United

Thomas Tuchel was going mad about a refereeing decision late on but the real source of his frustration is failing to put away a Manchester United side managed by a caretaker crew Thomas Tuchel went through the whole Basil Fawlty repertoire on the sidelines  He was angry with the referee but really his frustration is … Read more

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says ‘football must change’ despite European Super League collapse

Carlo Ancelotti insists ‘football must change quickly’ with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez still pushing for European Super League despite backlash and collapse of doomed project Real Madrid were one of the clubs pushing for a European Super League   President Florentino Perez maintains that football must change considerably  Manager Carlo Ancelotti agrees that the game … Read more

Crouch review a genuine landmark for football with possibility of real change | Soccer

For the many lovers of football who have long campaigned for reforms to the game’s modern mega-commercialisation, the contents of Tracey Crouch’s “fan-led review” are so familiar it manages to be simultaneously agonising and strangely reassuring. It mulls over the same glaring issues and structural dysfunctions as all the previous earnest reports that have piled … Read more

Sherrif Tiraspol winger Adama Traore goes down clutching his chest in Real Madrid defeat

Sherrif Tiraspol winger Adama Traore becomes the latest high-profile player to collapse on the pitch as he goes down clutching his chest in their Champions League defeat to Real Madrid By Nathan Salt For Mailonline Published: 09:05 GMT, 25 November 2021 | Updated: 10:09 GMT, 25 November 2021 Sherrif Tiraspol witnessed disturbing scenes when winger … Read more

‘Goat for real’: Formiga bowing out with Brazil after 26 years and 234 caps | Brazil women’s football team

It is virtually impossible to imagine international football without Formiga, in part because, with the Brazil midfielder’s career spanning seven World Cups and seven Olympics, few have watched an international competition without her and no one has watched women’s football at the Olympics without her. She has been ever-present in the women’s football ecosystem for … Read more

Champions League: Sporting dump Dortmund out, Real and Inter progress | Champions League

Sporting beat 10-man Borussia Dortmund 3-1 on Wednesday to clinch their spot in the Champions League knockout stages and eliminate their opponents. Pedro Gonçalves scored twice in the first half to put the Portuguese side on track to progress from Group C, based on their head-to-head record against Dortmund. The playmaker pounced on a poor … Read more

Real Madrid reach knockout stage in UCL

UEFA Champions League LIVE: Real Madrid reach knockout stage in CL after beating FC Sheriff 3:0; Alaba, Kroos and Benzema were on the scoresheet UEFA Champions League LIVE: Real Madrid reach knockout stage in CL after beating FC Sheriff 3:0; Alaba, Kroos and Benzema were on the scoresheet – Real Madrid advanced to the knockout stage … Read more