Updated 02:24 20/02/2017

Monday 20/02/2017



Aleñá makes Barça squad for Leganés; Arda still out

Arda Turan joins Aleix Vidal, Javier Mascherano and Sergio Busquets on the sidelines for Leganés while the La Masia prospect makes the list.

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International football

The evolution of the team photo over the last 150 years

Wales caught the eye at the Euros with their take on the team photo, but the Dragons were merely following a long tradition of not going five at the back.


Caught that one ok! Oosthuizen lands a glorious eagle

The South African golfer, winner of the British Open in 2010, hit this perfect shot at the World Super Six in Australia.


Valverde to reach Athletic milestone against Valencia

The Athletic coach will become the club's longest-serving manager in terms of games when he chalks up his 290th in charge of the Lions in Mestalla.

Ligue 1

El Loco is back: Bielsa agrees two-year deal at Lille OSC

The combustible coach, who left Marseille after one game of the 2015-16 season and Lazio after just two days in charge, will take over at the Pierre-Mauroy next season.


"You never get over the pain of losing a World Cup final"

His return to Málaga raised doubts among some fans. The 36-year-old looked back at some of the highs and low of his career with AS.


Athletic boss Ernesto Valverde smiles at "fucking legend" tag

The 53-year-old raised a smile in Saturday's presser when recounting how an English friend told him: "You're going to be a fucking legend" in Bilbao.



How and where can I watch Bayer Leverkusen - Atletico Madrid: times, TV, online

All the information you need on where and when to watch the Bayer Leverkusen - Atletico Madrid 2016/17 Champions League Round of 16 game at the BayArena, February 21, 2017. KO 20:45 CET.


Kane hat-trick fires Spurs into FA Cup quarter-finals

Fulham's bid to join Lincoln and Millwall as FA Cup giant-killers fell flat as Harry Kane eased Tottenham to a regulation win to send Mauricio Pochettino's men into Sunday's draw.

Champions League

Willie Collum to whistle Leverkusen vs Atlético

The Scottish match official has taken charge of two Atlético matches in the competition previously and was in the middle for Sporting-Real Madrid.


Nacho should be ok for Madrid's midweek trip to Valencia

The defender was taken off as a precaution on 80 minutes in yesterday's win over Espanyol. He should have no problems making the squad for the midweek game at Mestalla.

Bologna 0 - 1 Inter

Gabigol finally off the mark in Serie A with Inter winner

Brazil international Gabriel Barbosa put six months of misery behind him to make a mark in Serie A by firing Inter to a 1-0 victory over Bologna.


Nishikori and Dolgopolov set up Buenos Aires showdown

Carlos Berlocq made Kei Nishikori work for a 22nd tour-level final appearance after Alexandr Dolgopolov beat Pablo Carreno Busta.



Ancelotti's patience tested after being spat on by Hertha fans

Carlo Ancelotti has claimed he was spat on by supporters after Bayern Munich's 96th-minute equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Hertha Berlin.


"My future is at stake," admits Isco

"At the end of the season we will make a decision," said the midfielder addressing questions on his contract, with Zidane describing him as "happy and committed" at the club.

New York City

David Villa gets unprecedented red card after video replay

A video replay led to former Spain and Barcelona forward David Villa being sent off for New York City, becoming the first ever player to be red carded thanks to VAR intervention.


Boy who helped Chapecoense is invited to the Bernabéu

Johan Ramírez, known as 'The Angel of Chapecoense' for efforts to help during the plane crash tragedy, was invited to watch Real Madrid's home meeting with Espanyol.