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Quiz! How many of the 137 clubs to have played in the Champions League group stage can you name?

Quiz! How many of the 137 clubs to have played in the Champions League group stage can you name?

From the clubs whove racked up a century of group stage games to the one-season wonders... 22 Nov 2017
So, seriously: what's wrong with Cristiano Ronaldo right now?

So, seriously: what's wrong with Cristiano Ronaldo right now?

Nearly four months into the season, CR7 has more new children than he does La Liga goals.Thore Haugstad looks into why... 20 Nov 2017
FourFourTwo’s 100 Best Teenagers in the World 2017: No.7, Douglas Luiz

FourFourTwo’s 100 Best Teenagers in the World 2017: No.7, Douglas Luiz

Hes currently plying his trade on loan at Girona, but Douglas Luiz is being watched closely by parent club Manchester City who have high hopes indeed for the Brazilian 10 Nov 2017
Watch: Marco Asensio fires in absolute rocket for Real Madrid against Las Palmas

Watch: Marco Asensio fires in absolute rocket for Real Madrid against Las Palmas

Asensio stole the show witha screamer in La Liga on Sunday night 6 Nov 2017
9 times clubs REALLY regretted letting a star join their rivals

9 times clubs REALLY regretted letting a star join their rivals

Chelsea fans may well be ruing their club's decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United even more after Tuesday night's defeat in Roma. Here's what happened when these top players signed for a direct rival... 3 Nov 2017
5 reasons why Real Madrid are struggling this season

5 reasons why Real Madrid are struggling this season

From being pre-season Liga favourites to eight points behind Barcelona, Real Madrids poor form is threatening to make for a disastrous campaign.Thore Haugstad explores the situation as Los Blancosprepare toface Tottenham in the Champions League 1 Nov 2017
Quiz! Can you name the 27 highest scorers across Europe’s top five leagues this season?

Quiz! Can you name the 27 highest scorers across Europe’s top five leagues this season?

The hot-shot players with at least six goals across the top flights of England, Spain, Italy, Germany and France... 30 Oct 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo isn't Europe's highest-paid celebrity anymore

Cristiano Ronaldo isn't Europe's highest-paid celebrity anymore

CR7 has fallen behind Harry Potter authorJ.K. Rowling in the rankings for Europes most minted star of 2017, according to Forbes 20 Oct 2017
Ranked! Real Madrid’s 22 Premier League signings, from worst to best

Ranked! Real Madrid’s 22 Premier League signings, from worst to best

David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and... well, Thomas Gravesen.Thore Haugstad ranks all of Real Madrids Premier League signings over the last 20 years 17 Oct 2017
Spain's Asier Illarramendi scores first international goal with corker against Israel

Spain's Asier Illarramendi scores first international goal with corker against Israel

The Real Sociedadschemer scored a sensational half-volley against Israel to open hisaccount for thenational team 10 Oct 2017
Somehow there was a pitch invader during Barcelona's game behind closed doors

Somehow there was a pitch invader during Barcelona's game behind closed doors

Despite Barça hosting a league game in front of no fansdue to referendum chaos, there was still an unwelcome visitor 3 Oct 2017
Levante's Chema Rodriguez channels inner Zidane with wonder strike

Levante's Chema Rodriguez channels inner Zidane with wonder strike

Defender smashed in a remarkable volley that the Real Madrid manager would be proud ofagainst Real Sociedad. 22 Sep 2017
La Liga fine Celta Vigo... for having low attendances

La Liga fine Celta Vigo... for having low attendances

Bizarrely, the Galicians have been wrist-slapped for their poor attendance record so far this season, which hasn't met minimum requirements 21 Sep 2017
Villarreal's Cedric Bakambu turns falling over into skill for fine solo goal

Villarreal's Cedric Bakambu turns falling over into skill for fine solo goal

Midway through his burst towards goal, Bakambucried foul on the ground before pushing on to score with an excellentstrike. 15 Sep 2017
Real Madrid's Marco Asensio ruled out of Champions League tie with leg pimple caused by shaving

Real Madrid's Marco Asensio ruled out of Champions League tie with leg pimple caused by shaving

What the...? The 21-year-old forward picked up the infection in agrooming act gone wrong. 13 Sep 2017
Zinedine Zidane gets tearful watching old interview with his father

Zinedine Zidane gets tearful watching old interview with his father

The Real Madrid manager showedhislesser-spotted tender side after seeing a clip of Zidane Snr. professing love for his son 4 Sep 2017
Quiz! Can you name the 55 most expensive transfers of all time?

Quiz! Can you name the 55 most expensive transfers of all time?

After a crazy summer scrambled this list, can you name the priciest football transfers the game has ever seen? 1 Sep 2017
Booed, subbed, wanted elsewhere: where Bale's Madrid dream has gone wrong

Booed, subbed, wanted elsewhere: where Bale's Madrid dream has gone wrong

For all the trophies hes won, injuries and fickle fan support meanthe Welshmans future at Real Madrid has never been more uncertain 31 Aug 2017
New Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele reveals novel way of learning Spanish

New Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele reveals novel way of learning Spanish

Barcelonas record signing says hesbeen watching popular Netflix series Narcosto pick up some handy phrases ahead of his move to the Catalan giants 31 Aug 2017
Summer transfer rumours: the 10 big moves to watch

Summer transfer rumours: the 10 big moves to watch

The latest rumours, whispers and will-they-wont-theys from Premier League Land and beyond 19 Aug 2017
Why Brazilians love Barcelona – and clubs like Liverpool will always get dumped en route

Why Brazilians love Barcelona – and clubs like Liverpool will always get dumped en route

Philippe Coutinho is desperate to leave Anfield for the Camp Nou but he's far from the first Premier League player to crave a move to one of Spain's Big Two. Marcus Alves explains an ingrained fascination. 16 Aug 2017