Event: UEFA Cup
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Chris Hughton, one of the calmest and most under-stated managers in football, admits that even he will allow himself a leap of celebration if he can recreate a glorious memory of 1981 by beating Manchester City in the FA Cup at Wembley today.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
The English Championship is to the Premier League what Puma is to adidas. Well regarded in its own right — at last count the third most-watched league in Europe — it will always exist in the shadow of its bigger brother, writes
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
You might say that Naples is a city of three volcanoes. Vesuvius looms behind the city and the bay, Campi Flegrei is the super volcano nine miles wide that lurks beneath - and then there is the football club, writes
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
BT Sport presenter Jake Humphrey revealed the news about the former Tottenham and England player, who now works as a TV pundit.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2018
When Spurs last visited Eindhoven, the home of the Phillips electrical empire, it was a low-wattage Uefa Cup game, when Juande Ramos was in charge of a Spurs side that included the likes of Steed Malbranque, Pascal Chimbonda, and Jamie O’Hara.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018
Manchester City face Newcastle United today on the 10th anniversary of the most significant moment in the club’s history — not the lifting of a trophy or a title win but the day that Sheikh Mansour first announced his Abu Dhabi United Group had bought the club from Thai owner Thaksin Sinawatra to begin one of football’s great projects.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2018
THERE’S an awful lot of strangeness when you reach your first Champions League final in 11 years.
Sat, 26 May, 2018
European heavyweights Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are the big-hitters in today’s Champions League semi-final draw in Nyon (12pm midday )but Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp does not under-estimate surprise package Roma.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
Fr Ted writer Arthur Mathews has been going to the Drogs for years.finds out why.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2018
Martin O’Neill didn’t want to deal with questions about his future so soon after last night’s World Cup play-off loss, but such is life for a modern manager and he duly offered a word or two on what may happen next.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has said he will retire after the World Cup - unless he can help club side Juventus win the Champions League this season.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
The map of Europe presents a very different picture now to the days John Caulfield was gnawing at the ankles of elite club defenders.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
Martin O’Neill is an avid consumer, a voracious reader. Forever aware and always interested in the topics of the day. At Ireland training on Tuesday afternoon, he was heard enquiring on the rolling updates of Tiger Woods’ latest sorry episode.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
Jose Mourinho’s determination to bring a problematic season to an historic end means the Manchester United manager will pull out all the stops to secure a place in the Europa League final.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
Antoine Griezmann’s controversial first-half penalty handed Atletico Madrid a tight 1-0 win over gutsy Leicester in their Champions League quarter-final first leg.
Thu, 13 Apr, 2017
Claudio Ranieri hinted someone at the club betrayed him.
Tue, 11 Apr, 2017
Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare is looking forward to the “massive challenge” of facing Atletico Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Sun, 19 Mar, 2017
A four-goal comeback in the Champions League sounds like fantasy football, and maybe it is — but Carlo Ancelotti has been on the receiving end.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
Liverpool fans yearn for the success enjoyed by the club in the 1980s, writes.
Fri, 03 Mar, 2017
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has stressed Steven Gerrard is "always welcome" at the club after the midfielder posted a possible farewell message to the Los Angeles Galaxy online.
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016
Zebre may be competing in the top tier of European club rugby this season but even if they beat Connacht this weekend to record their first victory in the Champions Cup, their heroics will go largely unnoticed in their home town of Parma.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
After Dundalk had taken a giant step towards a third successive league title by beating Longford Town 3-0 on Monday night, Stephen Kenny surveyed a dressing room which resembled a field hospital more than a party zone, with players stretched out on benches nursing injuries or simply laid low by sheer fatigue, as a fourth game in 10 days took its toll.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2016
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Cork City’s European campaign can now be called an odyssey.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
looks at four of City’s best wins at Turner’s Cross...
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
Wes Hoolahan has been there before. Scoot back almost a dozen years and the Dubliner was an integral part of a superb Shelbourne side at the fag end of, what was at the time, the greatest European odyssey any Irish club had known.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
Manchester United has appointed a wounded animal with a ferocious appetite to prove some people wrong, writes Tony Leen
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Liverpool may boast a proud record in Europe but it is their opponents, Sevilla, who enter the history books tonight.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
Has a team ever lifted a European trophy after going an entire season without winning an away game in their own league?
Tue, 17 May, 2016
Paul Linehan has been a Middlesbrough fan for about 40 years, writes
Fri, 06 May, 2016
A football match lasts 90 minutes but the memories can stay with you for a lifetime.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
Villarreal eased into the semi-finals of the Europa League with a 4-2 second-leg victory over Sparta Prague last night.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
It may only have been the Europa League, but Liverpool fans didn’t care on a memorable night at Anfield as they beat bitter rivals Manchester United.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Mon, 22 Feb, 2016
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
Thu, 31 Dec, 2015
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho issued a veiled swipe at Graeme Le Saux after insisting all of his players were happy to travel to Israel for tonight’s Champions League clash with Maccabi Tel Aviv, despite heightened security following the Paris terror attacks.
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
Former Manchester United ‘keeper Edwin Van Der Sar has backed United manager Louis Van Gaal to restore the famous club to their past glories.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
It’s 33 years ago but Charlie McGeever still has vivid memories of the Gaelic football match he should never have played in.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Three days on from the 76th anniversary of Germany invading Poland, a movement of sorts has occurred in the opposite direction for tonight’s top-of-the-table Group D tie in Frankfurt (7.45pm).
Fri, 04 Sep, 2015