Only Juve stand between Zidane and Real history

Only Juve stand between Zidane and Real history

Even for a man and a club synonymous with European Cup glory, Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid stand on the brink of history in Saturday's Champions League final against Juventus in Cardiff.

Five things Barca have to do

Five things Barca have to do

Barcelona salvaged some pride from a disappointing season when they lifted the King’s Cup on Saturday with a 3-1 win over Alaves but attention has already turned to how they can improve as the club begin a new era.

Traore looking forward to Mourinho reunion

Traore looking forward to Mourinho reunion

A Europa League final offers scant opportunity for sentiment but there will be room for a touch of mutual fondness when Bertrand Traoré and José Mourinho come to exchange pleasantries.

Herrera is the leader of United's pack

 Herrera is the leader of United's pack

Ander Herrera attracted admiration from the last four Manchester United managers, from being man-marked by Alex Ferguson to being scouted by David Moyes and signed by Louis Van Gaal, but it is under Jose Mourinho that the little Spaniard has truly thrived.

Transfer windfall for Ajax

Transfer windfall for Ajax

Ajax Amsterdam can expect a big windfall from its Europa League final against Manchester United on Wednesday but any thought it could prove the start of a dynasty to rival their all-conquering team of the 1970s will be quashed by contemporary reality.

UEFA fail clubs like Ajax and Monaco

UEFA fail clubs like Ajax and Monaco

The erosion of US college basketball may seem a strange place to begin an article about a major problem in European football, but there are similarities.

The Conte factor

The Conte factor

When Chelsea announced last April that Italian Antonio Conte would become their manager they knew they had signed a winner.

Ahly target |Champions League

Ahly target |Champions League

It has been four years since Ahly, Egypt and Africa’s most successful outfit, last lifted the Champions League trophy or reached the semi-final, a disappointing run by their own high standards.

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