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Pedro admits Barcelona can't afford to slip up against Real Madrid in this weekend's Clasico

Spanish forward knows his side must win to stay in title race

Cristiano Ronaldo pictured training for Real Madrid prior to his team's game against Schalke

Real Madrid v Schalke: Cristiano Ronaldo to start Champions League tie, despite looming El Clasico, as he hunts down goal scoring records

The Portuguese has never been able to hide how much eclipsing Lionel Messi means to him

Gareth Bale celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo and Angel Di Maria after scoring in the 6-1 rout of Schalke

Real Madrid v FC Schalke: Champions League match preview

A look ahead into Tuesday night’s last-16 second leg tie at the Bernabeu

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates for Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo pays €60,000 for brain operation for 10-month-old boy

Real Madrid forward shows his kind side in delightful tale

Asmir Begovic in action during Stoke's 1-1 draw with Southampton, in which he opened the scoring
Andre Villas-Boas was sacked by Tottenham in December

Andre Villas-Boas hopes to return to management next season...at Real Madrid or Barcelona

Portuguese manager was sacked by Tottenham in December

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Manchester City v Chelsea: City aren't the best on the planet - they're 'lucky', claims Jose Mourinho

The Special One ramps up the tension ahead of Monday night's match

Chelsea's Eden Hazard in action during last weekend's FA Cup Fourth Round match against Stoke City

Chelsea transfer news: Completed signings and latest rumours

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Julian Draxler, in blue, has been valued at £37m, which is too high a risk for a 20-year-old

Transfer news: Arsenal weigh up possible moves for Alvaro Morata and Mirko Vucinic after Julian Draxler deal falters

The Gunners are still hopeful of making a loan signing on the final day of the window to act as cover for French striker Olivier Giroud

Chelsea will win the race to sign highly-rated Saint-Etienne defender Kurt Zouma, according to reports

Transfer news: Chelsea agree fee with Saint Etienne for Kurt Zouma - reports

Blues could announce third signing of the window

Samuel Eto'o shows his frustration in the 0-0 draw with West Ham

Jose Mourinho accuses West Ham of playing football from the '19th century' - but Sam Allardyce doesn't 'give a s****'

Blues' manager was left furious with West Ham's tactics after draw

Gareth Bale knows boos come with the territory at Real Madrid

Gareth Bale booed by Real Madrid fans - but he's in good company - even Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric were once victims of the Bernabeu boo boys

A Different League: The £86m Welshman will know that this is a club where everything is exaggerated

Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea have no further plans in the January transfer window once the deals for Mohamed Salah and Juan Mata's exit are competed

Tottenham v Manchester City: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claims he wants 'City to win' at White Hart Lane

Victory for the away side would help Chelsea open up a gap between themselves and Spurs

Chelsea's Eden Hazard in action during last weekend's FA Cup Fourth Round match against Stoke City

Chelsea v West Ham: Jose Mourinho tips Eden Hazard to challenge Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or

Chelsea manager tips the Belgian to be among the world's best in near future

Juan Mata debut: Can the £37m signing live up to the previous wearers of the Manchester United No 8 shirt?

The Spaniard makes his debut against Cardiff City

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Oscar Pistorius sentencing: The athlete's wealth and notoriety have provoked a long overdue debate on South African prisons

'They poured water on, then electrified me...'

If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, his experience will not be that of other inmates
James Wharton: The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
Ebola in the US: Panic over the virus threatens to infect President Obama's midterms

Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell
Premier League coaches join the RSC to swap the tricks of their trades

Darling, you were fabulous! But offside...

Premier League coaches are joining the RSC to learn acting skills, and in turn they will teach its actors to play football. Nick Clark finds out why
How to dress with authority: Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear

How to dress with authority

Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear
New book on Joy Division's Ian Curtis sheds new light on the life of the late singer

New book on Ian Curtis sheds fresh light on the life of the late singer

'Joy Division were making art... Ian was for real' says author Jon Savage
Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

The Bafta-winner talks Hollywood, being branded a psycho, and how Barbra Streisand is his true inspiration
Tim Minchin, interview: The musician, comedian and world's favourite ginger is on scorching form

Tim Minchin interview

For a no-holds-barred comedian who is scathing about woolly thinking and oppressive religiosity, he is surprisingly gentle in person
Boris Johnson's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Boris's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Many of us Brits still disapprove of conspicuous consumption – it's the way we were raised, says DJ Taylor
Ash frontman Tim Wheeler reveals how he came to terms with his father's dementia

Tim Wheeler: Alzheimer's, memories and my dad

Wheeler's dad suffered from Alzheimer's for three years. When he died, there was only one way the Ash frontman knew how to respond: with a heartfelt solo album
Hugh Bonneville & Peter James: 'Peter loves his classic cars; I've always pootled along fine with a Mini Metro. I think I lack his panache'

How We Met: Hugh Bonneville & Peter James

'Peter loves his classic cars; I've always pootled along fine with a Mini Metro. I think I lack his panache'
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Bill Granger's heavenly crab recipes

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Radamel Falcao: How faith and love drive the Colombian to glory

Radamel Falcao: How faith and love drive the Colombian to glory

After a remarkable conversion from reckless defender to prolific striker, Monaco's ace says he wants to make his loan deal at Old Trafford permanent
Terry Venables: Premier League managers must not be allowed to dictate who plays and who does not play for England

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Premier League managers must not be allowed to dictate who plays and who does not play for England
The Inside Word: Brendan Rodgers looks to the future while Roy Hodgson is ghost of seasons past

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Brendan Rodgers looks to the future while Roy Hodgson is ghost of seasons past