Champions League matches heading towards Saturday kick-offs if UEFA get their way... despite English opposition

07/10/16 09:52

04/10/16 17:05

Marco Verratti, who moved to the French capital in 2012, has reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League with Paris Saint-Germain in each of the last four seasons.

30/09/16 16:26

The early indications were that the Belgium star would struggle to be fit for City’s trip to the Nou Camp on October 19, but Guardiola has indicated that De Bruyne could be ready sooner

30/09/16 00:49

The Glasgow giants' Celtic Park home, two-goal hero Moussa Dembele insisted, is simply an imposing arena where sorcery occurs and where opposition players get seriously spooked.

29/09/16 23:43

The feverish buzz around the Glasgow venue has sparked debate about which stadium provides the most intense setting for a game of football. We asked Sportsmail's reporters to vote...

29/09/16 18:41

Borussia Monchengladbach forward Raffael will be out for an unspecified length of time after sustaining a thigh muscle injury in their 2-1 Champions League loss to Barcelona on Wednesday.

29/09/16 17:23

The accolades just keep coming for rising star Marcus Rashford. And now the 18-year-old's meteoric climb has seen him nominated for the 2016 UEFA Golden Boy award.

29/09/16 16:57

Left out of England's Euro 2016 squad and at a crossroads in his Arsenal career, Theo Walcott's future looked at best uncertain over the course of the summer. Walcott has now turned it around.

29/09/16 16:43

PETE JENSON: Fernando Torres and Xabi Alonso were always very close at Liverpool. They got reacquainted on Wednesday night with Torres tracking Alonso’s every move.

29/09/16 16:38

Brendan Rodger spoke with pride in his Celtic team after they secured a thrilling draw against Manchester City. He said their performance had earned the respect of English football.

29/09/16 15:58

Legia had been charged over crowd trouble and racist behaviour in the Polish club's 6-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund in a Champions League game on September 14.

29/09/16 14:59

Alexis Sanchez could be set for more central opportunities for Arsenal this season after Arsene Wenger admitted he has been impressed by the Chile star's form.

29/09/16 13:37

They may have won on Wednesday night at Borussia Monchengladbach but Barcelona felt the absence of talisman Lionel Messi, according to midfielder Sergio Busquets.

29/09/16 12:52

Despite coming home from Glasgow with just a point from their Champions League tie, the City captain told the club website that the way the team earned that result showed mental toughness.

29/09/16 12:30

Pep Guardiola warned his Manchester City players that he expects the battle for qualification from Group C to go down to the last game, admitting that they were taught a lesson at Celtic Park last night.

29/09/16 11:49

Brendan Rodgers has been mentioned in dispatches as a possible long-term successor to Sam Allardyce and he didn't do his reputation any harm at all by going toe-to-toe with Pep Guardiola.

29/09/16 11:07

Sportsmail's JOE BERNSTEIN reflects on thoses who performed well and those whose mistakes contributed to the goal glut on a memorable night of Champions League action at Celtic Park.

29/09/16 10:54

Theo Walcott continued his sensational run of form and devastated Basle, scoring both goals for Arsenal in their 2-0 win. The pacey attacker is finally looking like the player so many believed he could become.

29/09/16 10:54

Arsenal wore their away kit in the 2-0 Champions League victory against Basle on Wednesday evening, despite the European tie being played at The Emirates. The Gunners wore yellow.

29/09/16 09:59

Diego Simeone's side are sitting pretty at the summit of Group D as a solitary Yannick Carrasco goal in the first-half was enough to earn the Spanish side three points. 

29/09/16 09:53

Granit Xhaka once again emerged victorious over his older brother Taulant as Arsenal cruised to a 2-0 victory over Basle in their Champions League encounter at the Emirates.

29/09/16 09:49

SAMI MOKBEL AT THE EMIRATES: It took just seven minutes for Arsenal to shift into cruise control on Wednesday night. Even then, Basle could not get near them. In this mood, not many could.

29/09/16 09:28

Antoine Griezmann will continue to take penalties for Atletico Madrid despite his latest miss during the Champions League win over Bayern Munich, according to coach Diego Simeone.

29/09/16 09:04

CHRIS WHEELER AT CELTIC PARK: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola asked his friends back at Barcelona what to expect at Celtic Park, but nothing prepares you for nights like this.

29/09/16 08:32

Ticket prices at Arsenal start at £37, while watching the Champions League at Leicester's King Power Stadium costs at least £35. Two of the top five most expensive in this season's competition.

29/09/16 01:21

It was an embrace born of mutual respect. When the final whistle blew on an engrossing, remarkable game of football, Pep Guardiola and Brendan Rodgers came together like a pair of sweating, heavyweight sluggers.

29/09/16 00:49

Edinson Cavani scored twice in the second half to give Paris St Germain a 3-1 Champions League Group A win over resilient Ludogorets on Wednesday after an early scare in Bulgaria.

28/09/16 23:34

Dries Mertens helped Napoli take control of Group B with a brace in seven minutes against Benfica. Dynamo Kiev drew with Besiktas and Rostov earned a first point against PSV Eindhoven.

28/09/16 21:50

Arsenal and Manchester City were in Champions League action on Wednesday night, with the Gunners at home to Basle and City away at Celtic. JOHN DOWNES brought you all the LIVE action.

28/09/16 17:57

ADAM SHERGOLD AT BOREHAMWOOD: Neftali Manzambi scored a last-minute penalty to break Arsenal hearts and secure three points for Basle in the group stage of the UEFA Youth League.

28/09/16 16:42

There would have been a mutual groan at both clubs when Atletico were drawn with Bayern in Group D. Only Barcelona and Real Madrid have been stronger in Europe in recent years.

28/09/16 13:30

As Gary Cahill lost his temper at the Chelsea defence against Arsenal, it felt like the end of an era for the Stamford Bridge club. For so long, they have been known for their formidable back-line.

28/09/16 13:12

Beating Porto made it two wins from two in the Champions League for Leicester and already qualification for the knock-out stage looks within reach of Claudio Ranieri's plucky side.

28/09/16 12:17

The Spanish giants went into the last five minutes of Tuesday's tie a goal ahead of their opponents Borussia Dortmund, having gone 2-1 up through Raphael Varane in the 68th minute.

28/09/16 12:14

Lionel Messi has been sidelined for three weeks with a groin injury but Barca were unaffected by their leader's absence, firing five past Sporting Gijon ahead of their Champions League clash.

28/09/16 12:11

Pep Guardiola says that he regrets not taking Vincent Kompany off before the Manchester City skipper suffered his latest injury setback.

28/09/16 12:04

Kasper Schmeichel has risen through the leagues with Leicester, and now the goalkeeper is revelling in playing Champions League football with the Foxes. Schmeichel helped his team beat Porto 1-0.

28/09/16 11:55

Five years ago, a Brendan Rodgers meeting with Pep Guardiola was stymied by an Icelandic ash cloud. Now Celtic’s manager needs Parkhead to rumble with volcanic intent for it to be a pleasant experience.

28/09/16 11:45

ADAM CRAFTON AT THE KING POWER STADIUM: Well, they could hardly say they hadn't been warned. The Dragons came to town and they met their slayer. Islam Slimani has a habit of scoring against Porto.

28/09/16 11:32

MATT BARLOW AT THE ARENA CSKA: Tottenham ignited their Champions League campaign with victory in Russia as Son Heung-min's second-half strike inflicted a narrow defeat on CSKA Moscow.

28/09/16 11:26

PETE JENSON AT SIGNAL IDUNA PARK: Cristiano Ronaldo failed to inspire a Real Madrid win against Borussia Dortmund as former Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle levelled late on.

28/09/16 11:25

LAURIE WHITWELL AT THE KING POWER STADIUM: Leicester City continued their Champions League honeymoon period with a 1-0 victory over Porto on their home debut.

28/09/16 10:07

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone says he wants to help France international striker Antoine Griezmann fulfil his potential. Griezmann is recognised as one of the best forwards in the game.

28/09/16 09:34

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala was relieved to have finally found the net after a start to the season which has seen him overshadowed by fellow Argentine Gonzalo Higuain.

28/09/16 08:31

For Aleksandar Kolarov, stepping out onto the Parkhead pitch will feel like an old boys’ reunion. Lining up for Celtic will be former Manchester City team-mates Kolo Toure and Scott Sinclair.

28/09/16 08:29

Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham proved the power of their squad by beating CSKA Moscow with an under-strength team in the Champions League.

28/09/16 02:02

A 25th minute header by summer signing Slimani was enough for Leicester to secure a 1-0 victory at home to Porto and seal a second consecutive Champions League win for Ranieri's side.

28/09/16 01:00

Brendan Rodgers says lessons have been learned from Celtic's mauling at the hands of Barcelona. He said the match against Manchester City is where his side's campaign really starts.

28/09/16 00:41

No Sevilla player felt as relieved as Luciano Vietto after the hosts beat Lyon 1-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday. The newly signed striker set up Sevilla's winner by Wissam Ben Yedder.

28/09/16 00:12

Kamil Glik slotted a last-gasp equaliser with the best goal of his career to earn a point when it looked like Javier Hernandez had secured the German visitors victory in the principality.  

28/09/16 00:02

Juventus enjoyed a very comfortable night on Tuesday, as goals from Pjanic, Higuain, Dybala and Alves gave the Serie A champions their first three points of the campaign.

27/09/16 21:47

Leicester and Tottenham are in Champions League action on Tuesday night, with the Foxes at home to Porto and Spurs away at CSKA Moscow. Join JOHN DOWNES for all the LIVE action.

27/09/16 18:38

Brendan Rodgers put his side through their paces at as they look to bounce back from their match day one mauling at the hands of Barcelona with an improved, aggressive display against City.

27/09/16 18:34

The midfielder continues to be involved with first-team training after City boss Pep Guardiola last week said he would not pick him again unless he received an apology from the player's agent.

27/09/16 18:06

Arsenal have failed to get beyond the last 16 in the previous six attempts and one of their problems has been their inability to finish top spot in their group, leaving them open to face a top European side.

27/09/16 17:18

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny is set to test himself in the Champions League against Basle this week, the club he admits taught him everything about European football.

27/09/16 17:12

Porto are the visitors to the King Power Stadium with the Foxes having swept aside Club Brugge in their Group G opener. Here, Sportsmail take a closer look at what lies in wait for Claudio Ranieri's side…

27/09/16 16:57

Last season was difficult for Theo Walcott. After looking like he would finally make the centre forward role his own with a string of impressive performances, inconsistency struck again.

27/09/16 16:45

Brendan Rodgers admits that Raheem Sterling ‘drifted’ after leaving Liverpool for Manchester City in a £49million deal last year, but is now back to being one of the best young players in the world.

27/09/16 16:28

After their disastrous opening day defeat to Liverpool, the Arsenal squad were all smiles in training ahead of their Champions League clash against Basle.

27/09/16 16:19

GONCALO LOPES: Porto are building a new team, they bought in several players in the summer, most of them very young, and no one expects them to pull up trees in the Champions League.

27/09/16 16:18

In retrospect it can feel like a night in Paris might forever be the turning point of his Arsenal career, when the club lost its momentum and settled for top four and last 16 as the benchmark for a season.

27/09/16 16:12

Villarreal were wearing yellow when they left the Bernabeu with a draw last Wednesday, and Las Palmas wore it at the weekend when they held La Liga's table toppers too.

27/09/16 15:12

Not all the nightmares surrounding Real's visit to Westfalenstadion belong to the Spanish side – one belongs very much to Dortmund defender Marc Bartra and his memories of facing Gareth Bale.

27/09/16 15:11

Basle touched down in London on Tuesday afternoon and looked the part ahead of their Champions League clash against Arsenal. They drew against Ludogorets on matchday one.

27/09/16 13:02

Dortmund can't stop scoring, having netted 20 goals in their last four games, while Real are stuttering in La Liga, making Tuesday night's Champions League clash all the more intriguing.

27/09/16 12:53

Claudio Ranieri will unleash his 'Dragon Slayer' on Porto on Tuesday as Leicester's summer signing Islam Slimani reacquaints himself with the club he tormented in Portugal.

27/09/16 12:33

Since European football began, all games in Russia have been filed firmly in the category of tricky away fixtures. Spurs. however, will expect to take points away from their trip to face CSKA Moscow.

27/09/16 12:29

Tottenham have received a boost on the eve of their Champions League encounter against CSKA Moscow, with striker Harry Kane now likely to return earlier than expected following his ankle injury.

27/09/16 12:17

Vincent Kompany will attend a Barcelona hospital with his Manchester City teammate Kevin De Bruyne on Tuesday as he fights to revive his career following a spate of muscle injuries.

27/09/16 12:11

Zinedine Zidane believes his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo is 'normal'. The Real Madrid manager watched on as his side prepare to face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.

27/09/16 11:14

Taulant Xhaka admits facing his brother Granit in Basle's Champions League clash with Arsenal will be a 'special moment', but insists sentimentality must be pushed aside for 90 minutes.

27/09/16 10:41

Tottenham go to Moscow in need of a win in order to get their Champions League campaign up and running after the dispiriting 2-1 opening group game defeat to Monaco at Wembley two weeks ago.

27/09/16 08:15

If Pep Guardiola and Brendan Rodgers are the products of different cultures, when it comes to their footballing philosophy, the two men very much speak the same language.

27/09/16 01:30

Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna has warned his superstar team-mates that they write-off a wounded Celtic side at their peril, as the two sides prepare to face each other in Europe.

27/09/16 00:27

Lisbon Lion Bertie Auld has backed Brendan Rodgers to mastermind a Champions League turnaround at home to Manchester City – if Celtic ditch the 'immaturity' shown against Barcelona.

26/09/16 23:50

Portuguese side Porto have lost 14 out of 16 European games in England and have never won in this country ahead of their Champions League visit to Leicester on Tuesday.

26/09/16 23:30

Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho has warned his Manchester City team-mates to beware a Celtic backlash ahead of their Champions League clash in Glasgow on Wednesday evening.

26/09/16 23:20

Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld says his run to the Champions League final in 2014 has convinced him even underdogs can become European champions.

26/09/16 23:15

Thomas Tuchel is not buying into the belief that Cristiano Ronaldo is suffering from a loss of form. The Borussia Dortmund boss said Ronaldo was a 'born winner'.