Wednesday, 27 May 2015

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The thrilling second-tier showpiece provided the perfect denouement to Wednesday following the arrests and recriminations at Fifa which had dogged the build-up to the final

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The whole of Ukraine has cheered on Myron Markevych’s side, who have not won a trophy for a quarter of a century, and they will be well-backed once again in Poland

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The Chelsea manager's words have led him to contradict himself once again and attempt to deny a team well worthy of Champions League football a spot in the competition

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The Rojiblancos boss stands on the verge of securing back-to-back Europa League victories but has been linked with a move to Italy as an alternative to Carlo Ancelotti

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

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Unai Emery's men have the chance to win back-to-back European titles for the second time in their history in a competition that is always seen as special in Andalusia

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The Blues' laid the foundations for a first Premier League title in five years with a brilliant summer of targeted recruitment - now their rivals must do the same

Monday, 25 May 2015

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Unlike the Champions League parade in 2012 there was no astonishment amid the celebration, only a sense that the Blues have reached the pinnacle and intend to stay there

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The 34-year-old's sheer quality long ago earned him a place among the pantheon of greats but it is his longevity that is putting the Chelsea captain in a class of his own

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COMMENT: One of football's greatest players made his name in the competition now known as the Europa League during Bordeaux's astonishing run from the Intertoto Cup to the final

Sunday, 24 May 2015

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The end of a successful season for the newly crowned Premier League champions was punctuated by the potential departures of two legends of the Portuguese's old guard

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The Argentine striker scored 26 goals to help his side finish second in the Premier League and is the outstanding player amongst Manuel Pellegrini's aging squad

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John Carver's men avoided the drop by the skin of their teeth as Hull City suffered relegation on the final day and now the Toon must not waste this chance at a fresh start

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The Magpies have plummeted down the Premier League table, and their fans are the ones that will ultimately suffer, with a drop into the Championship now a realistic prospect

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The Italian watched the 7-3 win over Getafe from the stands due to suspension, but heard his name chanted by supporters as he prepares to be sacked early next week

Saturday, 23 May 2015

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The outgoing midfielder is often compared to Kenny Dalglish and Billy Liddell when it comes to the best in the club's history, but his achievements and dedication trump the lot

Friday, 22 May 2015

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The Napoli coach is the favourite to succeed Carlo Ancelotti should he be fired and Real Madrid would be making a smart move appointing a man who learned his trade at the club

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Introducing a cut-off of 37 points would have sent down a quarter of the league in 2006, while a cut system based on the champions' tally would force others to up their game

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As the Premier League table indicates, there remains a significant gap between those with an illustrious past and those who are tipped to become great in the future

Thursday, 21 May 2015

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The two icons, who have given so much to the English game thanks mainly to their awe-inspiring club exploits, will make low-key exits this Sunday ahead of moves to MLS

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

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Lazio's Brazilian attacker has been the bright young star of the Serie A season and could be the biggest threat to the Bianconeri's hopes of making history