Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale look alike: Picture of girl goes viral as she looks exactly like Real Madrid winger Bale

A picture of a girl outside a Spanish nightclub has spread across social media as she is the spitting image of Gareth Bale

Sir Alex Ferguson says Shinji Kagawa 'gave up hope' when Juan Mata arrived at Manchester United

Ferguson believes Kagawa can thrive again at former club

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovich has donated £30,000 to help the Swedish learning difficulties national team compete in the INAS World Championships in Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I didn't need to go on trial to prove I was good enough for Arsenal

Swedish striker rejected to chance to trial at Arsenal before moving to Ajax

Roberto Di Matteo joins Schalke: Champions League-winning manager finally returns to management two years after Chelsea sacking

Di Matteo led Chelsea to the Champions League success in 2012 and replaces Jens Keller at the German club

PSG lose credit as Marseille cash in over Ligue 1's big spenders

France’s two financial big-hitters met on Sunday but, writes Jack Pitt-Brooke in Paris, a Monaco equaliser confirmed money does not necessarily buy success as Bielsa’s unfancied side lead the way

Ibrahimovic has been prolific since moving to Ligue 1

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'Trash-talkers' who drove PSG striker to greatness are 'eating their words'

Swedish striker is where he is now because of doubters in his career

Jurgen Klopp

Borussia Dortmund are 13th in Bundesliga and 10 point behind Bayern Munich already - so what's going on?

The other team in the two horse race with Bayern Munich have already lost four times in the league this season

Robert Lewandowski (L) of Bayern Munich and Anna Stachurska

Bayern Munich attend Oktoberfest 2014 - as usual, the pictures are great

The long-running tradition continues

Rudi Garcia playing his imaginary violin

Must watch: Roma manager Rudi Garcia sent off for playing an imaginary violin

Incident happened in Roma's controversial 3-2 defeat by Juventus

Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne has boot kicked at groin during Bundesliga match

Former Chelsea player involved in bizarre incident

Cristiano Ronaldo
Rapid Bucharest fans with flares pictured on the terraces during a match with Astra Giurgiu in 2012

Brazilian striker Wellington's racist abuse during football match in Romania leaves him in tears

TV footage showed a number of supporters making racial slurs against forward

Barcelona lost to PSG in the Champions League this week

CSKA Moscow vs Manchester City: Match will be played behind closed doors

Fixture one of three that will have no fans in attendance after Uefa punishment

Arsenal vs Galatasaray: Travelling fans rip out seats at Emirates Stadium

Turkish club to be sanctioned after supporters threw flares on the pitch

CSKA Moscow fans light flares during the Russian Premier League match between PFC CSKA Moscow and FC Terek Grozny
Manchester City play behind closed doors against CSKA tonight because of racism issues
Dynamo Moscow defender Christopher Samba was fined for responding to racist abuse with a one-fingered gesture
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Emile Hesky (left) and Mario Balotelli
ANALYSISWho made the better start to Liverpool career?
Ched Evans could have used his experiences to educate young men in matters of sexual content
COMMENTIAN HERBERT: It’s treacherous when we decide which criminals are entitled to start again
Peter Biaksangzuala died from his injuries in hospital on Sunday after landing on his neck when celebrating a goal
ANALYSISBalotelli cannot score, Arsenal cannot defend, and Taarabt is 'three stone overweight'
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Lee Clark
Lee Clark has parted company with Birmingham after just two wins in their opening 12 matches
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A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
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How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
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Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
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Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London