Sport Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates

The Real Madrid striker scored a brace in the 3-0 win over Celta Vigo

Saha: 0-1

Louis Saha optimistic of Euro 2012 role for France

Louis Saha is allowing himself to start thinking about winning a place in France's Euro 2012 squad after returning to the national set-up for Wednesday's match against Germany.

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Real Madrid in Moscow

Real pegged back by Wernbloom volley

CSKA Moscow 1 Real Madrid 1

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Real Madrid in Moscow

Wernbloom punishes Real's wastefulness

CSKA Moscow 1 Real Madrid 1

Sergio Ramos was sent off late in the game

Mourinho: Real players feel they'll never beat Barcelona

Jose Mourinho celebrates his 49th birthday today, out of the Spanish Cup and still without a win at the Nou Camp.

Ronaldo made it four hat-tricks in 11 games for Real Madrid

Messi saves Barcelona while Ronaldo enjoys Real romp

Barcelona needed an equaliser in added time at the end of the second half from Lionel Messi to preserve their unbeaten record in La Liga last night as the European Champions fought out a highly spirited 2-2 draw with Athletic Bilbao.

Karim Benzema relaxed about competition at Real Madrid

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema insists he is not concerned by the possibility of the Spanish giants bringing in attacking reinforcements this summer.

Barcelona happy to wait for Fabregas

Catalans tell Arsenal they are prepared to sit tight until deadline day and dismiss Real Madrid's interest as 'trouble-making'

Arsenal fans demand assurances from owners

Arsenal Supporters Trust have called for both Stan Kroenke and Alisher Usmanov to give firm indications of their vision for the future of the club as the battle for power at Emirates Stadium continues.

Ronaldo shares success after breaking scoring record

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was keen to share his success with his team-mates after breaking the Primera Division single-season scoring record.

French launch inquiry into allegations of racial quota

The French Football Federation has begun an inquiry into claims that the national team coach, Laurent Blanc, and other coaches secretly agreed on a quota restricting the number of black and Arab players in national training programmes.

Injury-hit Barça limp towards Wembley finish line

The dream return to Wembley, where Barcelona won their first European Cup in 1992, is just 90 minutes away but Pep Guardiola knows his charges are struggling over the finish line with what he calls the worst injury crisis since he arrived at the club.

Summer move to England on cards for Deschamps

The manager of Marseilles, Didier Deschamps, has decided he will finally make his move to the Premier League, at the end of this season.

Redknapp tried to make me the scapegoat for defeat, says Lennon

Spurs winger accuses his manager of lying about the illness that forced him out of 4-0 loss to Real Madrid

Pete Jenson: Adebayor's fresh start means hard work, short hair – and vital goals

Almost two years to the night that Emmanuel Adebayor scissor-kicked the best goal of his career past Villarreal keeper Diego Lopez for Arsenal in the Champions League quarter-finals, he scored two of his most important goals to beat his former team's north London rivals here last night.

Iker Casillas urges Real Madrid to focus on Tottenham following shock defeat

Real Madrid must quickly forget their shock La Liga defeat to Sporting Gijon and focus on Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Tottenham Hotspur, captain Iker Casillas said.

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