The staggering prize money on offer for Champions League winners

The staggering prize money on offer for Champions League winners

This season’s Champions League winners could bank an incredible £100million as Europe’s top clubs prepare for the group stage draw. A prize fund of almost £1.71billion is in place for the next three years with each club in the competition guaranteed a…

Champions League draw nightmare for Liverpool as Benfica win over PAOK leaves Jurgen Klopp's side in pot three

Champions League draw nightmare for Liverpool as Benfica win over PAOK leaves Jurgen Klopp's side in pot three

It means the Portuguese giants secured the final place in pot two for tomorrow's draw at the Reds' expense – and left Jurgen Klopp's side facing a nightmare trio. Benfica are 15th and seven places higher than Liverpool in Uefa's coefficient rankings…

Ruben Neves shines as Wolves make a bang on Premier League return

Ruben Neves shines as Wolves make a bang on Premier League return

It sounds utterly fanciful to suggest that a Chinese conglomerate and a Portuguese playmaker have been behind an English football club being returned to its people, but in Wolverhampton that is the precise phenomenon which has occurred. Under the stewardship of embattled…

Why Wolves face paying £48million for new free signing

Why Wolves face paying £48million for new free signing

Sporting Lisbon have filed paperwork with FIFA calling for Wolves to pay them £48million for goalkeeper Rui Patricio. The Portugal No.1 joined Wolves last month on a free transfer after rescinding his deal in the Portuguese capital. Patricio, who has won over…

Major rule change announced for Champions League

Major rule change announced for Champions League

UEFA have announced that teams will be allowed to use an extra substitution in next season’s Champions League knockout games – if matches go to extra time. Premier League sides Liverpool, Tottenham, Manchester United and Manchester City have all qualified for the…

Chelsea star refuses to rule out summer exit from Stamford Bridge

Chelsea star refuses to rule out summer exit from Stamford Bridge

Thibaut Courtois has intensified speculation that he will leave Chelsea this summer after refusing to rule out a move to Real Madrid. The Belgium goalkeeper played his part in his country’s thrilling 3-2 World Cup last-16 win over Japan on Monday night….

FIFA 19 sees new cover star

FIFA 19 sees new cover star

Neymar will join Cristiano Ronaldo on the front cover of FIFA 19 for the game’s Champions and Ultimate editions. The Real Madrid star was the cover model for FIFA 18 and will continue to be the solo star for the game’s standard…

Pep Guardiola given Champions League touchline ban as Liverpool escape with fine after fans smash up Man City bus

Pep Guardiola given Champions League touchline ban as Liverpool escape with fine after fans smash up Man City bus

But the Merseysiders have escaped with little more than a slapped wrist for their fan behaviour at three games in last season’s competition. Guardiola blew his stack at Spanish whistler Antonio Mateu Lahoz after Leroy Sane’s “goal” just before half-time in the…

What Sergio Ramos told Cristiano Ronaldo in changing room after superstar hinted at Real Madrid exit

What Sergio Ramos told Cristiano Ronaldo in changing room after superstar hinted at Real Madrid exit

After failing to score and see Gareth Bale steal the headlines in the Champions League final win over Liverpool on Saturday, Ronaldo craved some attention. The 33-year-old unexpectedly revealed to the media after Los Blancos third successive Champions League title he could…

France's Karim Benzema World Cup snub despite Real Madrid Champions League success slammed by Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery

France's Karim Benzema World Cup snub despite Real Madrid Champions League success slammed by Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery

Real Madrid superstar Benzema hasn’t played for his country since 2015 following controversial blackmail claims involving former teammate Mathieu Valbuena. It means Benzema has not been in Didier Deschamps's thoughts during the last three years, including Euro 2016 when France lost to…