Singapore billionaire Peter Lim, the new owner of Valencia, has realized a long-held dream by buying a top European football club — and will hope for better fortunes than some of his fellow Asian investors.
There was no denying that something bigger than Barcelona’s Spanish league title defense came to an end on Saturday.
Doused in champagne by Arsenal’s victorious players, Arsene Wenger was soaked in success once again.
Cristiano Ronaldo shook off his injury fears to make a winning return for Real Madrid against Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Defending champion Bayern Munich will play Manchester United in the Champions League quarterfinals, and Real Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund in a rematch of last season’s semifinals.
Robin van Persie ushered Manchester United into the Champions League quarterfinals — and potentially saved his manager’s job — with a hat trick in a 3-0 victory over Olympiakos that completed one of the competition’s greatest comebacks on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi and Dani Alves scored second-half goals as Barcelona beat 10-man Manchester City 2-1 on Wednesday to reach the Champions League quarterfinals for the seventh straight season.
Diego Costa’s breakout season continued to be the catalyst to Atletico Madrid’s success as it beat AC Milan 4-1 to reach the Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday for the first time since 1997.
Barcelona defender Carles Puyol has decided to leave the club at the end of the season, preferring to take some time off after several injury-filled seasons and putting his football future in doubt.
Feeling they had a point to prove, Barcelona’s players delivered in style leaving Manchester City bitter and bruised.
With record signing Juan Mata slotting seamlessly into the team and fit-again Robin van Persie back to scoring again, a return to the good times could be just around the corner for Manchester United.
In a dramatic climax to one of the tightest groups in Champions League history, Borussia Dortmund needed an 87th-minute goal at Marseille to advance at the expense of Napoli which beat Arsenal.
Chelsea qualified for the Champions League’s last 16 despite being tripped up again by Basel, while AC Milan and Arsenal claimed easy wins but were made to wait to seal their berths in the knockout stage. Mohamed Salah’s late strike earned Basel a 1-0 win and a second straight Group E victory over the [...]