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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Rostov Arena the starting point for new region of the city

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ drawing ever nearer, construction on all the tournament's stadiums continues apace. Every month FIFA.com provides an...

Guingamp: Kombouaré in after Gourvennec signs for Bordeaux

EA Guingamp have brought in Antoine Kombouaré as head coach following the departure of Jocelyn Gourvennec, who moved on to take the reins...

Kiwis cruise as Fiji sink Solomons

New Zealand have taken another major step towards the OFC Nations Cup semi-finals on a day that also brought joy and a vital,...

Road to Cardiff: the 2016/17 season calendar

2016/17 UEFA Champions League calendar (draw dates subject to change)StageDatesFirst & second qualifying round draw, Nyon20/06/16First qualifying round, first leg28–29/06/16First qualifying round, second...

Tymoshchuk: Swiss shoot-out was a highlight

The summer of 2006 was a historic time for Ukrainian football. Under the guidance of former Dynamo Kyiv and USSR legend Oleg Blokhin,...

Fans throng the streets as Madrid return home

Real Madrid's fans lined the streets in their hundreds of thousands on Sunday to celebrate their side's unprecedented 11th European Cup triumph as...

Holders get going, hosts hang on

Tahiti got the defence of their OFC Nations Cup title off to a smooth start with a 4-0 win over Samoa, while hosts...

Stats breakdown: Real Madrid outstrip Barcelona

Master of the UEFA Champions League stats handbook, UEFA.com's Mike Hammond picks up the key figures after Real Madrid's final success against Atlético.All...

Top club and national prizes in the same summer?

Pepe, Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal, Lucas Vázquez, Isco (Spain), Toni Kroos (Germany), Gareth Bale (Wales) and Luka Modrić (Croatia) are...

How the Champions League final unfolded on Twitter

2 hours to go! Fans soaking up the atmosphere... #UCLfinal pic.twitter.com/Ev64dt6Z0J— Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) May 28, 2016Here comes the #UCLfinal trophy! pic.twitter.com/oiauHKZD8l— Champions...

Ronaldo: I knew I would score Madrid's winner

Cristiano Ronaldo on ... his match-winning momentI had to score. I had the feeling that I would score the winning goal, I told...

Ramos and Bale celebrate another Madrid triumph

Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid captain and man of the matchThis is a wonderful feeling – two wins in three seasons. It's a real reward...

Zidane seventh to complete player/coach double

Miguel MuñozAs a player: Real Madrid in 1956 and 1957As a coach: Real Madrid in 1960 and 1966Captain of the Madrid sides that...

Zidane joins debut-season coaching winners

Zinédine Zidane was only appointed to his maiden senior first-team coaching role by Real Madrid in January, has ended his debut campaign by...

Winners bonuses: Finalists' personal extras

UEFA.com sees what the UEFA Champions League final meant to some of the individuals involved.Real MadridZinédine ZidaneHas lifted the trophy as both player...

Griezmann promises Atlético will be back

Antoine Griezmann, Atlético forwardAt the end of the day penalties are a lottery, and this time it went Madrid's way. We played a...

Zidane proud after Real Madrid penalties win

Real Madrid win their 11th European Cup, defeating Atlético Madrid on penaltiesCristiano Ronaldo scores the decisive ninth spot kick of the shoot-outSubstitute Yannick...

Podcast: Real Madrid champions again

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Spot-on Real Madrid defeat Atlético in final again

Real Madrid win the European Cup for the 11th time and second in three seasonsCristiano Ronaldo converts the winning spot kick in the...

Madrid supplants Milan as top footballing city

Whatever happened in the UEFA Champions League final at Stadio San Siro, the city of Madrid already knew it would take two European...

Real Madrid move even further clear

Real Madrid strengthened their position as the European Cup's dominant force with their 11th victory in the competition following their penalty shoot-out defeat...

UEFA Champions League final as it happened

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Real Madrid extend Spain's European Cup dominance

Spain have continued their dominance of the European Cup, both in recent years and overall, after Real Madrid triumphed in Milan to claim...

Kiwis, Solomons get the ball rolling

New Zealand and Solomon Islands got their OFC Nations Cup campaigns off to the perfect start, beating Fiji 3-1 and Vanuatu 1-0 as...

Jean-Pierre Denis elected as LFP President

Nominated by the LFP's Administrative Council, Jean-Pierre Denis was elected as LFP President by the LFP's General Assembly on Friday, May 27. ...