Karim Benzema: Panenkas, hat-tricks and a Ballon d’Or?
Karim Benzema has scored 14 Champions League goals for Real Madrid this season
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Karim Benzema: Panenkas, hat-tricks and a Ballon d’Or?

Real Madrid’s French striker was sensational yet again in the Champions League
27 Apr 2022
What are the ‘radical’ plans to reform men’s football in England?
Chelsea fans protest against the Super League outside Stamford Bridge
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What are the ‘radical’ plans to reform men’s football in England?

Government will appoint an independent regulator – a move deemed ‘not necessary’ by the Premier League
26 Apr 2022
Erik ten Hag: can he bring the glory days back to Man Utd?
Erik ten Hag will leave Ajax for Manchester United this summer
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Erik ten Hag: can he bring the glory days back to Man Utd?

The Dutchman has a huge rebuilding job on his hands at Old Trafford
22 Apr 2022
The ‘quadruple’: can Liverpool achieve immortality?
Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp
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The ‘quadruple’: can Liverpool achieve immortality?

With silverware in their sights, Jurgen Klopp’s team are peaking at the right time
21 Apr 2022
Is this the worst Man Utd team for 30 years?
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring Liverpool’s fourth goal against Man Utd
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Is this the worst Man Utd team for 30 years?

Gary Neville calls his former side a ‘waste of space’ after 4-0 thrashing at Liverpool
20 Apr 2022
‘What a night, what delirium’ in the Champions League
Karim Benzema scored Real Madrid’s winner against Chelsea 
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‘What a night, what delirium’ in the Champions League

Karim Benzema’s extra-time header puts Real through after a stirring comeback from holders Chelsea
13 Apr 2022
Premier League: will Man City or Liverpool win the title race?
Man City and Liverpool played out a 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium on 10 April
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Premier League: will Man City or Liverpool win the title race?

There’s just one point between the top two with seven games remaining
12 Apr 2022
91,553 fans at the Clasico: a historic night for women’s football
Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas celebrates the victory over Real Madrid
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91,553 fans at the Clasico: a historic night for women’s football

A world record crowd watched the Women’s Champions League clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid
31 Mar 2022
Rashford’s career crossroads: is it time to leave Man Utd?
Marcus Rashford has been with Manchester United since the age of seven
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Rashford’s career crossroads: is it time to leave Man Utd?

The striker is reportedly ‘considering his future’ at Old Trafford 
29 Mar 2022
North Macedonia shock Italy: one of football’s biggest ever upsets? 
North Macedonia players celebrate their victory over Italy in the World Cup play-off
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North Macedonia shock Italy: one of football’s biggest ever upsets? 

European champions will miss out on the Fifa World Cup for the second successive time 
25 Mar 2022
Russia’s audacious bid for the Euros
A goal celebration during the World Cup in Russia
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Russia’s audacious bid for the Euros

Moscow’s move to host 2028 tournament has been dismissed as ‘trolling’ and ‘complete mischief making’
24 Mar 2022
Should the FA Cup semi-finals be moved from Wembley?
The 2022 FA Cup semi-finals will be held at Wembley on 16-17 April 
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Should the FA Cup semi-finals be moved from Wembley?

Man City and Liverpool fans face travel chaos on semi-final weekend
22 Mar 2022
Football charity rescues Ukrainian orphans
Orphans from Dnipro visiting Hibernian FC in 2016
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Football charity rescues Ukrainian orphans

Children arrive in UK today after evacuation organised by fans’ group
21 Mar 2022
Chelsea’s oligarch: the ugly face of the beautiful game
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has been Chelsea owner since 2003
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Chelsea’s oligarch: the ugly face of the beautiful game

Having spent decades ‘gleefully accepting tainted money’, English football now finds itself in a ‘moral maze’
17 Mar 2022
Man Utd’s rebuild: players, manager and stadium upgrades are needed 
Cristiano Ronaldo applauds the Man Utd fans after the loss against Atletico Madrid
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Man Utd’s rebuild: players, manager and stadium upgrades are needed 

It’s another trophyless season after the Red Devils crashed out of the Champions League
16 Mar 2022
Chelsea in turmoil: what next after Abramovich sanctions?
Roman Abramovich holds the Fifa Club World Cup trophy after Chelsea’s 2-1 win against Palmeiras
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Chelsea in turmoil: what next after Abramovich sanctions?

Off-field chaos sees the sale of the Premier League club put on hold
11 Mar 2022
Russia kicked out: even the ‘charlatans’ from Fifa ‘got there in the end’
Russian fans at a 2018 Fifa World Cup match in Moscow
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Russia kicked out: even the ‘charlatans’ from Fifa ‘got there in the end’

Russian clubs and national teams are suspended from all Fifa and Uefa competitions 
1 Mar 2022
How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has impacted sport
Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg will not host the 2022 Champions League final
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How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has impacted sport

Saint Petersburg has lost the Champions League final and the F1 Russian GP has been cancelled
25 Feb 2022
Will Pochettino and Kane finally form a dream team at Man Utd?
Mauricio Pochettino is head coach at Paris Saint-Germain
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Will Pochettino and Kane finally form a dream team at Man Utd?

United could face a battle from Real Madrid for the current PSG head coach
22 Feb 2022
Man Utd’s Rangnick revival fails to materialise
Manchester United interim head coach Ralf Rangnick
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Man Utd’s Rangnick revival fails to materialise

Should the ‘godfather of gegenpress’ be worried?
17 Feb 2022
‘Holy Grail’: can Man City finally win the Champions League?
Man City’s Bernardo Silva celebrates scoring against Sporting CP
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‘Holy Grail’: can Man City finally win the Champions League?

Pep Guardiola’s side thrashed Sporting 5-0 in the round of 16 first leg
16 Feb 2022
Football violence, military trauma and potato milk
Police and England fans on Wembley Way ahead of the Euro 2020 final
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Football violence, military trauma and potato milk

Why are hooligans back in the headlines? Are our soldiers being failed by their employer? And is the humble potato the next superfood?
11 Feb 2022
Who said the magic of the FA Cup was dead?
Boreham Wood captain Mark Ricketts celebrates his winner against Bournemouth 
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Who said the magic of the FA Cup was dead?

National League side Boreham Wood are through to the fifth round after a stunning win at Bournemouth 
7 Feb 2022
Christian Eriksen: a fairytale return and World Cup dream
Christian Eriksen in action for Denmark against Finland at Euro 2020
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Christian Eriksen: a fairytale return and World Cup dream

Danish star has signed for Brentford just eight months after suffering a cardiac arrest
2 Feb 2022
Mason Greenwood: footballer arrested on suspicion of rape and assault
Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood
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Mason Greenwood: footballer arrested on suspicion of rape and assault

Man Utd confirm the striker will not train or play until further notice
31 Jan 2022
Africa Cup of Nations: eight killed after stampede in Cameroon
The scene of the stampede at Olembe Stadium in Yaoundé, Cameroon 
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Africa Cup of Nations: eight killed after stampede in Cameroon

Many people also injured in the crush outside of Yaoundé’s Olembe Stadium
25 Jan 2022
English football fan disorder ‘getting worse’
Aston Villa’s Matty Cash and Lucas Digne were struck by a bottle at Goodison Park
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English football fan disorder ‘getting worse’

Arrests at matches in England are at their highest levels in years
24 Jan 2022
Sent packing: Djokovic and Benitez
Novak Djokovic (centre) arrives in Dubai after leaving Australia
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Sent packing: Djokovic and Benitez

A look at the sporting weekend’s big winners and losers
17 Jan 2022
Africa Cup of Nations: is there a more disrespected tournament?
The Africa Cup of Nations opening ceremony in Yaoundé, Cameroon
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Africa Cup of Nations: is there a more disrespected tournament?

Build-up to the continental showpiece was overshadowed by player call-up debate
12 Jan 2022
Five best footballers out of contract in 2022
Kylian Mbappé
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Five best footballers out of contract in 2022

Kylian Mbappé leads the list of players who could be on the move
4 Jan 2022
‘The greatest year of sport’
Italy head coach Roberto Mancini and England boss Gareth Southgate
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‘The greatest year of sport’

Highs and lows from both on and off the pitch
26 Dec 2021
Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time goals, career statistics and red cards
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi
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Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time goals, career statistics and red cards

A look at the numbers behind the world-class duo
16 Dec 2021
Messi vs. Ronaldo: Champions League and international records
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
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Messi vs. Ronaldo: Champions League and international records

How the duo compare at the top level for club and country
16 Dec 2021
Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo: player profiles
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
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Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo: player profiles

A look at the two superstar footballers
16 Dec 2021
Messi vs. Ronaldo: trophies and personal awards
Champions League trophy
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Messi vs. Ronaldo: trophies and personal awards

Messi has added a seventh Ballon d’Or to his trophy cabinet
16 Dec 2021
Messi vs. Ronaldo: football’s great rivalry
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
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Messi vs. Ronaldo: football’s great rivalry

An in-depth look at the careers of the sport’s two biggest stars
16 Dec 2021
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