Preview: Real Madrid vs. Liverpool - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole brings you predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the 2017-18 Champions League final as holders Real Madrid take on Liverpool in Kiev.
May 24, 18:32
Combined XI: Liverpool 2005 vs. 2018Ahead of Saturday's Champions League final in Kiev, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from Liverpool's class of 2004-05 and the current crop.
May 24, 08:59
Xabi Alonso: 'Liverpool must keep emotions in check against Real Madrid'Xabi Alonso advises Liverpool's players to keep a lid on their emotions for the Champions League final against Real Madrid.
May 21, 19:11
Raul 'excited' to begin coaching courseFormer Real Madrid captain Raul reveals his 'excitement' after beginning his coaching course in Spain.
Apr 18, 12:42
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos 'facing semi-final ban'Real Madrid possibly face being without Sergio Ramos for the first leg of their Champions League semi-final as the centre-back breached UEFA protocol against Juventus.
Apr 12, 15:16
Xabi Alonso facing five years in jail for tax fraud?Xabi Alonso faces five years in jail and a fine of around £3.5m if found guilty of dodging Spanish tax laws, relating to image rights during his time at Real Madrid.
Mar 21, 14:25
Xabi Alonso keen on Real Sociedad returnXabi Alonso reveals that he has given consideration to a future return to Real Sociedad as a coach.
Feb 22, 14:26
Xabi Alonso: 'Real Madrid will welcome Paris Saint-Germain tie'Xabi Alonso insists that his former club Real Madrid will relish the chance of taking on Paris Saint-Germain in the last-16 stage of the Champions League.
Dec 11, 15:36
Dani Carvajal facing two-game ban from European competition?Dani Carvajal faces the prospect of missing Real Madrid's last-16 first-leg tie, amid suggestions that he deliberately picked up a yellow card against APOEL.
Nov 22, 17:49
Xabi Alonso backs Steven Gerrard to become Liverpool manager one dayXabi Alonso backs Steven Gerrard to become Liverpool manager one day because he has "all the attributes" to succeed.
Oct 4, 13:48
Xabi Alonso confirms plans to move into football managementFormer Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich star Xabi Alonso announces plans to move into management.
Sep 26, 09:23
Steven Gerrard: 'I told Rafael Benitez not to replace Xabi Alonso with Gareth Barry'Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard admits that he talked former Reds boss Rafael Benitez out of signing Gareth Barry as a replacement for Xabi Alonso in 2009.
Sep 24, 22:22
Xabi Alonso, Phillip Lahm turn down Bayern Munich coaching rolesCarlo Ancelotti is happy with the 'perfect' appointment of Willy Sagnol as his new assistant at Bayern Munich, but says Xabi Alonso and Phillip Lahm rejected the role.
Jul 2, 20:10
Bayern Munich 'in talks with Lyon's Corentin Tolisso'Bayern Munich reportedly open talks with Lyon over midfielder Corentin Tolisso.
Jun 10, 17:25
Xabi Alonso, Philipp Lahm call time on playing careersXabi Alonso and Philipp Lahm bring down the curtain on their respective playing careers as Bayern Munich close out the season with a 4-1 win over Freiburg.
May 20, 18:42
Team News: Robert Lewandowski starts against Real MadridRobert Lewandowski starts for Bayern Munich's Champions League quarter-final trip to Real Madrid.
Apr 18, 18:46
Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso reveals Barcelona contactBayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso reveals that he came close to joining Barcelona rather than Real Madrid when he left Liverpool.
Apr 17, 13:50
Xabi Alonso: 'My time at Liverpool made me into a man'Xabi Alonso, who is to retire from football at the end of the season, hails "special" club Liverpool for helping him to lift the Champions League trophy.
Mar 10, 20:41
Steven Gerrard pays tribute to retiring Xabi AlonsoFormer Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard pays tribute to ex-teammate Xabi Alonso following the Spaniard's decision to retire from football at the end of the season.
Mar 9, 22:14
Spain star Xabi Alonso bids "farewell" to footballXabi Alonso and Bayern Munich confirm that the Spaniard will retire from football at the end of the season.
Mar 9, 10:41
Result: Bayern Munich embarrass Arsenal to reach Champions League quarter-finalsBayern Munich record a second successive 5-1 victory over Arsenal to progress through to the Champions League quarter-finals.
Mar 7, 21:37
Team News: Alexis Sanchez returns to Arsenal starting lineupArsenal manager Arsene Wenger recalls Alexis Sanchez to his starting lineup for their Champions League last-16 second leg against Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium.
Mar 7, 18:46
Preview: Arsenal vs. Bayern MunichSports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League last-16 second leg between Arsenal and Bayern Munich as the Gunners bid to overturn a 5-1 first-leg deficit.
Mar 6, 15:12
Carlo Ancelotti admits to middle finger gesture after "being spat at"Carlo Ancelotti confesses to gesturing to Hertha Berlin fans with his middle finger, but only after being "spat at" during Bayern Munich's 1-1 draw.
Feb 19, 17:18
Paul Scholes urges Manchester United to target Toni KroosPaul Scholes believes that Toni Kroos could be the missing piece for Manchester United, describing him as the "best in the world" in his deep-lying position.
Feb 17, 20:56
Team News: Granit Xhaka brought straight back into Arsenal XIGranit Xhaka comes straight back into Arsenal's starting lineup for the Champions League meeting with Bayern Munich as one of two changes from last time out.
Feb 15, 18:46
Xabi Alonso doubtful for Arsenal match after limping out of trainingXabi Alonso is crocked by teammate Javi Martinez during a training session, just two days before Bayern Munich face Arsenal in the Champions League.
Feb 13, 21:43
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso 'to retire at end of the season'Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso will reportedly retire from football at the end of the season.
Jan 18, 10:03
Result: Bayern Munich ease past 10-man RB LeipzigBayern Munich move three points clear at the top of the Bundesliga courtesy of a 3-0 win over second-placed RB Leipzig, who played an hour with 10 men.
Dec 21, 20:52
Live Commentary: Bayern Munich 3-0 RB Leipzig - as it happenedRelive Bayern Munich's 3-0 victory over 10-man title challengers RB Leipzig as the champions go three points clear heading into the winter break.
Dec 21, 18:00
Xabi Alonso: 'Liverpool in better position than Manchester United'Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso believes that the Reds are favourites to come out on top against Manchester United when they meet in the Premier League on Monday.
Oct 16, 20:26
Xabi Alonso expects to end career at Bayern MunichBayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso expects to end his career with the Bundesliga giants.
Sep 26, 16:27
Renato Sanches: 'I chose Bayern Munich because they showed belief in me'Renato Sanches reveals that he chose to join Bayern Munich because they put in a "lot of effort" to sign him from Benfica.
Sep 21, 20:35
Phil Neville: 'Manchester United target Paul Pogba worth £100m'Paul Pogba is worth the world-record £100m transfer fee Manchester United are allegedly ready to pay Juventus for the Frenchman, according to former Red Devil Phil Neville.
Aug 3, 19:45
Xabi Alonso: 'Pep Guardiola will make Manchester City players better'Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso believes that Manchester City's players will improve under Pep Guardiola if they are open to his "very different" training methods.
Jul 22, 14:08
Xabi Alonso backs Pep Guardiola to succeed in Premier LeagueFormer Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso is confident that Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will be able to impose his style on the Premier League.
Jul 22, 13:37
Team News: Pep Guardiola names Oleksandr Zinchenko in first Manchester City lineupPep Guardiola hands a debut to Oleksandr Zinchenko in Manchester City's friendly with Bayern Munich.
Jul 20, 18:54
Preview: Spain vs. South KoreaSports Mole looks ahead to the international friendly between Spain and South Korea at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig.
May 31, 13:02
Result: Atletico Madrid hold off Bayern Munich to reach Champions League finalAtletico Madrid book their place in the final of the Champions League courtesy of an away-goals victory over Bayern Munich.
May 3, 21:41
Team News: Bayern Munich start Thomas Muller, Diego Godin returns for Atletico MadridThomas Muller starts for Bayern Munich, while Diego Godin returns for Atletico Madrid in their Champions League semi-final showdown at the Allianz Arena.
May 3, 18:43
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