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Video: Simon Rice talks through Chelsea's draw in the last 16 of the Champions League

James Lawton: Spurs will forget the squalid finish and focus on how they came of age

Gattuso plays the ruffian easy enough but he is the most knowing of pros and his purpose was plain enough. He was hell-bent on stoking up emotion in his team

Advantage Spurs as Crouch strike seals famous win at San Siro

AC Milan 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1

Ibrahimovic spurred to prove point for Milan

The Milan striker has flattered to deceive against English clubs in the Champions League. Sam Wallace asks if the real Swede will stand up tonight

Zlatan Ibrahimovic insists he's not motivated by money

No amount of money could have persuaded Zlatan Ibrahimovic to turn down AC Milan for Manchester City, the Sweden striker declared today.

Stop Lionel or it could get messy

Arsenal must apply constant pressure if they are to upset Barcelona while Spurs will look to wing it against Milan

Pazzini's debut double inspires Inter comeback

Giampaolo Pazzini scored twice on his debut for Internazionale yesterday, as the Serie A champions pulled off a remarkable fightback to defeat Palermo 3-2 at San Siro.

Di Natale brings abrupt end to Inter's revival under Leonardo

Internazionale suffered their first defeat in six games under new coach Leonardo when the Serie A champions lost 3-1 at in-form Udinese yesterday. Inter's Dejan Stankovic hit a 16th-minute opener after Thiago Motta's pass but defender Cristian Zapata soon equalised for eighth-placed Udinese with a powerful left-footed shot which Luca Castellazzi failed to stop.

Ronaldo’s hat-trick lifts Real as Barca trio wait on Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo got a hat-trick as Real Madrid came from behind last night to beat Villarreal 4-2 at the Bernabeu and stay two points behind leaders Barcelona in La Liga.

New Leonardo era should revive Inter's title challenge, says Milito

Internazionale coach Leonardo faces his first test tonight when he makes his debut against second-place Napoli as Serie A resumes after a 17-day break.

He's no spring chicken, but Ronaldinho is on Blackburn owners' radar

Blackburn Rovers are pursuing an audacious attempt to sign Ronaldinho, twice the World Player of the Year, from Milan, although the Brazilian is believed to favour a return to his homeland.

Roque Santa Cruz rejects Lazio loan move

Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz has rejected the chance to join Lazio on loan, according to the Italian club.

AC Milan rule out bid for Tevez

Serie A leaders AC Milan cannot afford Manchester City's unsettled striker Carlos Tevez, chief executive Adriano Galliani said today.

Barcelona apologise for late showing

The Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has apologised for the 50-minute delay to the match at Real Osasuna on Saturday. Confusion surrounded the start of the game (won 3-0 by Rosell's side), with Barcelona originally announcing the game would be postponed for 24 hours because of the strike by air traffic controllers which grounded flights in Spain. But Osasuna said the Spanish Football Federation had not moved the fixture.

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Diana Krall interview

The jazz singer on being friends with Elton John, outer space and skiing in Dubai
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