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The season when Genoa nearly took over European football

This week’s Genoa derby is a meeting of two midtable sides. Not so long ago, the city’s clubs nearly shocked the continent

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Carlo Ancelotti: Everton manager urges players to 'embrace ambition' of European football

Everton sit in seventh place, just two points outside Premier League's top four; Carlo Ancelotti wants his players to embrace the challenge; watch West Brom vs Everton live on Sky Sports PL and Main Event from 5.

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Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti tips 'complete' Richarlison to become 'one of the TOP strikers in Europe' as he hopes in-form Brazilian can guide Toffees into the Champions League

Brazil international Richarlison is on a run of five goals in five games, the last of which carried huge importance for Everton against Southampton on Monday in the Premier League.

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England will NOT be given all 51 matches in Euro 2020 despite Boris Johnson's best efforts - but London could host EXTRA games if other European cities are closed by ...

England's successful track record of hosting international matches and its advanced vaccination programme makes London a top pick for hosting more Euro2020 games, if other host cities have to cancel.

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Klopp admits Liverpool will struggle to 'excite' potential signings without Champions League football

The Reds boss knows the financial implications if his side fail to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League this season

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Get ready for massive European Championships football street parties in Peterborough

With 100 days to go until the delayed Euro 2020 tournament kicks off, Peterborough’s Street Parties team are in talks with a number of venues to hold street parties in June. The team behind the incredible scenes in 2018 - when thousands celebrated England’s progress in the World Cup on big screens behind The Solstice - is looking to put on some of the best footballing parties the city has ever witnessed.

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Man United, Real Madrid, PSG: Which is the best team in Europe's 'Big Five' leagues?

While City's form would suggest that hey have been the most successful team in Europe's top five leagues so far this season, data provided by FBref tells a different story. The stats-based football website,

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Cristiano Ronaldo makes European history with latest strike as Juventus down Spezia

Juventus made short work of Spezia this evening, as Cristiano Ronaldo etched his name ever deeper into the history books of European football

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Boris Johnson’s offer to host all of Euro 2020 welcomed by European football chiefs with 10 English stadiums on standby

BORIS JOHNSON’S offer to stage the whole of Euro 2020 has been welcomed by European football chiefs. Wembley is already due to stage SEVEN games at the tournament, including all three of

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Erling Haaland Only Sees The Possibility Of Joining Six Clubs In World Football

Borussia Dortmund 's Erling Haaland sees the possibility of joining only six clubs in world football - and the news will come as a bitter blow to Premier League side Chelsea and club owner Roman Abramovich.

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Scotland's football manager chats to eager Edinburgh teens

Steve Clarke, manager of Scotland’s International men’s team has had a chat with Edinburgh football club Team United to mark the final 100 days to go until UEFA EURO 2020 kicks-off.

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What Scottish Cup return could mean for Hibs' European hopes

The revival of this season’s Scottish Cup competition could rob the league’s third-placed finishers of a more attractive European qualification route but Hibs manager Jack Ross said it will do nothing to dilute his team’s desire to hold onto that position.

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Hutton drops ‘Incredible’ Morelos transfer claim after what he’s heard from Gerrard at Rangers

In the latest Rangers news, Alan Hutton has admitted Alfredo Morelos is doing what he needs to secure a transfer this summer.

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UCL Fantasy Football: Forwards

Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland delivered in the first leg, but there are plenty of other options to consider for the return fixtures.

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Andy Brassell on European football: PSG face domestic competition

Ligue 1 is turning into Europe's tightest title race while in Italy Milan haven't given up on trying to win Serie A says Andy Brassell

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An Introduction To The ELF - Europe's New Professional American Football League

Recently, a stir was caused by a press release [1] announcing plans to launch the European League of Football ( ELF ). From June 2021 onwards, a professional American football league in Europe will commence its first season,

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Philip Barker: Fifty years on from the last Fairs Cup, a forgotten tournament in European football

UEFA club competitions returned this week after the mid-season break, albeit with the now familiar precautions against the pandemic, but 50 years

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PM offers Britain's stadiums for all of the European Championship with eyes on 2030 World Cup bid

The prime minister has offered Britain's stadiums for the whole European Championship while eyeing a bid for the 2030 World Cup. The tournament was postponed from last year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Brendan Rodgers: European football 'deserves' to have Celtic back

BRENDAN Rodgers believes that European football "deserves" to have Celtic back at the top table and feels that beating Hapoel Be'er

UEFA Euro 2020 European Legends display opens in Glasgow's Hampden Park

A UEFA Euro 2020 European Legends display has been installed in the Scottish Football Museum at Hampden Park to mark the 60th anniversary of the continental tournament. The exhibition was compiled with input from young people and Football Memories groups across the country and showcases 120 players,

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Football: Arsenal rekindle European hopes with 3-1 win at Leicester

Arsenal revived their hopes of playing in European competition next season after goals from David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe

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Blades 1 (McGoldrick) Villa 0

Sheffield United made one change to their starting XI to face Aston Villa at Bramall Lane this evening, with Rhian Brewster replacing Oli McBurnie up front.

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Wednesday football accumulator tips and predictions – 3 March

Our betting expert has an accumulator tip for the Wednesday night action that includes another positive result for Manchester United

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‘We’re keen to bring football home’: Boris Johnson targets a trophy double

Johnson is “up for the cup”, says The Sun, and in an exclusive interview with the paper he said: “We are hosting the Euros. We are hosting the semis and the final. If there’s, you know, if they want any other matches that they want hosted,

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The world's greatest second-rate pan-European football competition

Big Vase, Southend and plenty more

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David Moyes wants West Ham to shoot for the stars and battle for European football every season

David Moyes says he wants to shoot for the stars at West Ham and keep them battling at the top season after season.

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6 big Celtic survey questions answered by fans on renaming North Stand, season ticket intentions and director of football hopes

Supporters up and down the land have had their say on the burning issues confronting the club as they prepare for a massive rebuild.

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Football Forensic: Previewing the top five games to watch across Europe this weekend

GIVEMESPORT has partnered with FotMob to bring you a weekly statistical preview of the top five matches taking place over the coming weekend. As winter slowly drifts into spring, the world begins to feel that little bit brighter and more exciting,

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‘The Saint’: Remembering a Liverpool legend and one of football broadcasting’s most popular icons

Football fans who grew up in the 1980s will have fond memories of the late Ian St John, part of TV double act Saint and Greavsie

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World Cup 2030 bid must be more than a tin-eared PR exercise to ‘bring football home’

Spearing a bid with nationalist rhetoric, which chimes with Brexit, would send a poor message to the world about the UK and Ireland’s motives for staging a truly global tournament

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St Mirren winger Ilkay Durmus insists he wants to stay in Paisley and help fire Buddies to European football

Flying winger Ilkay Durmus is hoping to fire St Mirren to European football next season – and stick around for the journey. The 26-year-old bagged his third goal of the season on Wednesday night to earn the Buddies a point against Hamilton Accies that pushed them back into the top half of the Premiership table.

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)

Qatar Airways will join The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) as partner of the UEFA Euro 2020, with the national carrier of Qatar set to be the official airline of t

Carlo Ancelotti: 'Our target is to secure European football for next season'

Liverpool. Our target is to reach the European positions and be playing European football next season "We are working on this. We are working to compete with Liverpool. I think that also, even if we won,

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Liverpool urged to sign Kylian Mbappe if they want to dominate European football

Djibril Cisse has urged Liverpool to do all they can to sign Kylian Mbappe, insisting the World Cup winner would guarantee domestic and European dominance at Anfield. The Reds continue to be linked with the French superstar,

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Wolfsberger AC analysis with European football expert Andy Brassell

We step back into UEFA Europa League action on Thursday night as we take on Austrian Bundesliga side Wolfsberger AC in the first leg of our Round of 32 tie at the Puskas Arena, Budapest (5.55pm UK).

Hibs Community Foundation recruiting for next intake of Football Fans in Training programme

The Hibernian Community Foundation are now recruiting for their next intake of Football Fans in Training which starts on 15 March at 6pm. Football Fans in Training (FFIT) is Europe’s leading

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Carlo Ancelotti says Everton's Anfield win over Liverpool 'special' but real target is European football

Everton beat Liverpool on Saturday to earn first win at Anfield since 1999; Carlo Ancelotti admits result was "special" but says real target is qualifying for Europe; Toffees level on points with Reds

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Celtic legend backed to become next manager as Spanish coach tipped for Parkhead job

Former Celtic right-back Jeremie Frimpong insists the Parkhead side already have a “great manager” within their ranks in the form of (The Scotsman) Domenec Torrent, former assistant to Pep Guardiola,

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Koeman defends Spanish football level after European defeats

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says it is too early to talk of a decline in Spanish football after his side were thrashed 4-1 at home to Paris St Germain in the Champions League last week and Sevilla were beaten 3-2 by visiting Borussia Dortmund.

'Let's bring football home': UK bid to host 2030 World Cup gets Boris Johnson's backing

Boris Johnson says 2030 is the 'right time' to 'bring football home'. Credit: PA/AP A joint bid by the UK and Ireland to host the 2030 World Cup has received the backing of Prime Minister Boris Johnson,

Football: Bayern, not Manchester City, are best club in Europe, says Guardiola

Manchester City are on a 20-game winning streak in all competitions but manager Pep Guardiola has dismissed suggestions that his club are the best in Europe. David Moyes anointed Guardiola's team as the continent's most dominant force after watching his West Ham side lose 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.