Sport Schalke's midfielder Julian Draxler celebrates after scoring

A look at the 20-year-old Schalke midfielder as he edges towards a move to the Premier League

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his third

Champions League round-up: Cristiano Ronaldo grabs another Real Madrid hat-trick

Cristiano Ronaldo's first Champions League hat-trick gave Real Madrid a 4-1 win at Ajax which puts Jose Mourinho's side clear on six points in Group D.

Arsenal's German striker Lukas Podolski

Arsenal can challenge for the Premier League title, says Lukas Podolski

Lukas Podolski insists Arsenal can mount a sustained assault on the Barclays Premier League title - but whether captain Robin van Persie will lead the challenge remains to be seen.

Bert Van Marwijk's future is uncertain

'Holland are a joke': The view from the Netherlands following Euro 2012 exit

“Holland are a joke” is the headline in Volkskrant.

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Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo finally delivers as dissenting Netherlands descend into anarchy

Portugal 2 The Netherlands 1: Cristiano Ronaldo finally got on the scoresheet at Euro 2012 as his two goals gave Portugal a 2-1 win over the Netherlands to eliminate the Dutch

'The gesture of the German coach was not one of triumph but of certainty'

James Lawton: No punching the air, no Jose Mourinho dance, just Joachim Löw's iron fist

The gesture of the German coach was not one of triumph but of certainty

After a breathtaking piece of individual skill,l Falcao strikes in his second

Atletico too strong for Bilbao in Europa League final

Atletico Madrid 3 Athletic Bilbao 0

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar gets a mouthful of Wembley grass on Wednesday

The Last Word: The Hunter proves cut above English beef

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is still in his prime and surely must be coveted by the Premier League’s big spenders

England captain Scott Parker eases past Robin van Persie

James Lawton: England have resolution, Dutch have the class

England had a new manager in his interview blazer – and a new captain guaranteed to please a majority of fans happy to trade the remnants of the golden generation that never happened for the odd salt-of-the-earth professional.

Robben fires home the Netherlands winner

Same old anxieties cloud over Pearce's new dawn

England 2 Netherlands 3

Arjen Robben curls in the winner

Magical Robben dazzles England

England 2 Netherlands 3

Why FA insists Under-21 event is crucial to success for the big boys

Clubs' anger over their youngsters playing in the Euros is misplaced say Pearce et al, it will be beneficial

Magath needs Champions League progress to save job at Schalke

German club can secure quarter-final place against Valencia tonight to make up for poor Bundesliga season

Raul marks Spanish return with priceless equaliser

Valencia 1 Schalke 04 1

Champions League round-up: Pedro and Messi clinch top spot for impressive Barca

Pedro Rodriguez scored in each half as Barcelona strolled into the Champions League last 16 as Group D winners with a 3-0 victory over Panathinaikos last night.

Robin van Persie delighted with return to action

Robin van Persie was pleased to have made his Holland comeback last night - and taken another step towards full fitness.

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