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Champions Cup: Ulster monitoring fitness of quartet including Henderson and Herring for Bath game

Iain Henderson has returned to training with Ulster Ulster are monitoring the fitness of a number of players, including Ireland internationals Iain Henderson and Rob Herring, before their Investec Champions Cup opener against Bath. The Irish province will take on the team sitting second in the Premiership at the Rec on Saturday afternoon. Henderson and […]

Women’s Champions League: Nine teams to qualify directly for revamped tournament from 2025-26

Women’s Super League holders Chelsea only qualified directly for the Champions League this season because Spanish champions Barcelona had already secured their place by winning last year’s competition Nine teams will qualify directly for the Women’s Champions League when it changes format in the 2025-26 season. The current competition has been criticised as only four […]

Manchester City: FA charges champions with failing to control players in Tottenham game

Manchester City have been charged by the Football Association with failing to control their players in Sunday’s 3-3 Premier League draw with Tottenham. Players surrounded referee Simon Hooper when he awarded a free-kick to City late in stoppage time after it looked like Jack Grealish was through on goal. Hooper initially indicated City had the […]

Champions League: Erik ten Hag says Man Utd throwing away leads is ‘my responsibility’

Manchester United led 2-0 and 3-1 against Galatasaray but were pegged back twice Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag says he is responsible for his side’s tendency to throw away leads in the Champions League. United had a two-goal lead over Galatasaray twice in Istanbul but came away with a 3-3 draw on Wednesday. It […]

Galatasaray 3-3 Man Utd in Champions League: Andre Onana costs side dearly

Andre Onana was at fault for both of Hakim Ziyech’s goals from free-kicks in the 3-3 draw in Istanbul The surroundings in Istanbul may be more modern in Galatasaray’s state-of-the-art new stadium than in days of old, but there is still a red-hot ‘Welcome To Hell’ reception from the stands and this was certainly a […]

Real Madrid 4-2 Napoli: Jude Bellingham scores in Champions League win

Jude Bellingham has scored four goals in his four Champions League appearances for Real Madrid this season Jude Bellingham became the first player to score in each of his first four Champions League appearances for Real Madrid as they saw off spirited Napoli. The England midfielder headed in David Alaba’s cross in the 22nd minute […]

Arsenal 6-0 Lens: Gunners win Champions League group with first-half rout

Kai Havertz scored for the first time in the Champions League this season when he beat Brice Samba to the ball in the 13th minute Arsenal reached the Champions League knockouts as group winners by thumping Lens at Emirates Stadium. The Gunners scored five in a phenomenal first-half display as they reach the last 16 […]

Galatasaray 3-3 Man Utd: Red Devils suffer Champions League setback in Turkey

Manchester United have won just one of their five games in the Champions League this season Manchester United’s Champions League hopes suffered another setback as a horror show from goalkeeper Andre Onana allowed Galatasaray to earn a draw on a thrilling night in Istanbul. Erik ten Hag’s side did so much right and twice held […]

Man City 3-2 RB Leipzig: Champions come from two down to win Group G

Manchester City – for whom Erling Haaland scored – will play the second leg of their last-16 tie at home after winning their group Erling Haaland obliterated a Champions League goalscoring record at Etihad Stadium as Manchester City fought back from two goals down to complete a thrilling victory against RB Leipzig. The Norway forward […]

Premier League latest: Reaction to VAR controversy as Fulham beat Wolves, plus Champions League build-up – Live

Premier League latest: Reaction to VAR controversy as Fulham beat Wolves, plus Champions League build-up – Live – BBC Sport Summary Willian’s injury-time penalty gives Fulham 3-2 win over Wolves ‘Maybe tonight has finally turned me against VAR’ – Gary O’Neil Champions League: Man City host RB Leipzig aiming to seal top spot in Group […]

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