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Good Week/Bad Week
Good Week/Bad Week Features

Good Week/Bad Week

After the ultimate weekend of sporting action, Sky Sports picks out the winners and losers.

Head to head: James v Neymar Features

Head to head: James v Neymar

Peter Fraser previews the World Cup quarter-finals head-to-head between

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Supplement podcast

Download for debate over Real Madrid's Champions League triumph and England's hopes in Brazil.

Where it was won Features

Where it was won

Adam Bate looks at five reasons why Real Madrid emerged victorious over rivals Atletico in the end.

What next for Diego? Features

What next for Diego?

Adam Bate discusses the options facing in-demand Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone.

Embracing the noise Features

Embracing the noise

Real Madrid seized their moment to find a way to deliver La Décima, writes Adam Bate.

Atletico Décimated Features

Atletico Décimated

Football was cruel on Atletico Madrid in their Champions League final defeat, writes Daniel Storey.

Bale force Features

Bale force

Opta data says Gareth Bale wasn't at his best in the Champions League final but he proved his class.

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Premier League round-up

Swansea, then Chelsea, move to the top of the Premier League, Stoke stun poor Manchester City and still no win for Louis van Gaal.

Live transfer updates

West Ham sign Alex Song, Sebastian Blanco joins West Brom, Man Utd agree deal for Daley Blind and Loic Remy set for Chelsea.

Chelsea hit Everton for six

Chelsea hit Everton for six in a goal-filled Premier League extravaganza at Goodison Park which finally ended 6-3.

United still waiting for win

Louis van Gaal continues to wait for his first win as Manchester United manager following a 0-0 draw away to Burnley.

Stoke stun the champions

Manchester City's title defence suffered its first setback as Mame Biram Diouf's goal gave Stoke a shock 1-0 away win.


Mario Balotelli's track record on the pitch makes him a gamble worth taking for Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool

Mario Balotelli's track record on the pitch makes him a gamble worth taking for Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool

When it comes to the art of signing players, few did it better than Brian Clough and Peter Taylor. In the latter’s book With Clough by Taylor he explained some of the science behind it in detailing how Nottingham Forest actively sought to buy players they perceived to have personal problems.

Christian Eriksen masterclass

Christian Eriksen masterclass

Type ‘Christian Eriksen free-kicks’ into your internet search engine and you will not be disappointed.

Tottenham's Erik Lamela ready for Premier League lift off

Tottenham's Erik Lamela ready for Premier League lift off

Everyone agreed that Tottenham had acquired some fine players in the summer of 2013, but the notorious line that Spurs sold Elvis to buy the Beatles soon became a source of embarrassment. Not least because that cast young Erik Lamela as John Lennon, the most celebrated of the lot.