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Top Tens: We list ten of the more eyebrow-raising names to have (somehow) been crowned a European champion
Rewind to 2005: Ahead of this weekend's Champions League final, we look back to when Liverpool stunned Milan in Istanbul
French Open Preview: If anyone can cause a shock at Roland Garros, it's David Ferrer. The Spaniard just has to believe it
Steve Bunce: Froch and Kessler should choose brains over brawn when they meet again at the O2 on Saturday
Out of Bounds: After it was confirmed that anchored putting strokes will be banned, we look at the five players with most to lose
We pick out the top XI performers from a weekend of Premier League action
Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will play the Champions League final on Saturday at Wembley eight years to the day when Liverpool staged one of the most remarkable comebacks in the history of the competition
In recent years the French Open has been about one man; Rafael Nadal. The 26-year-old has dominated the Paris tournament in recent years, amassing seven titles in the last eight years at Roland Garros
Come Sunday evening, only Arsenal or Tottenham will be laughing, so we take a look (from back to front) at the ten best talents set to miss out on Champions League football next season
Having whittled the choices down to a final five, it's up to you to crown the scorer of the finest Champions League final goal. From Macca to Zizou, there are some serious contenders here
ESPN analyst Kevin Keegan is one of English football's most respected figures and he will be writing for ESPN throughout the season. As a player, Kevin represented Liverpool with distinction, winning numerous titles in domestic and European football, and was twice named European Footballer of the Year during his time at Hamburg. Kevin managed England, Newcastle United, Manchester City and Fulham.
Steve Bunce has been ringside in Las Vegas over 50 times, he has been at five Olympics and has been writing about boxing for over 25 years for a variety of national newspapers in Britain, including four which folded! It is possible that his face and voice have appeared on over 60 channels worldwide in a variety of languages - his first novel The Fixer was published in 2010 to no acclaim; amazingly it was shortlisted for Sports Book of the Year.
Chris Wilkinson provides an exclusive view on the world of tennis as resident expert and columnist for ESPN.co.uk. The former British No. 1 reached the Wimbledon doubles quarter-finals in 1993 and also graced the third round of the singles at SW19 on four occasions. Wilkinson also represented Great Britain at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona and the Davis Cup.
Austin Healey has made an effortless (Lineker-style, some might say) switch from the pitch to the ESPN TV studio. Having started out with his local side, Orrell, Healey started a decade-long, trophy-filled stint with Leicester Tigers in 1996 and represented England 51 times, not to mention joining the British & Irish Lions on two separate tours.
Ben Kay is one of England's best ever second-rows and etched his place in red rose immortality when he played a key role in their charge to 2003 World Cup glory. He formed a key partnership for both club Leicester Tigers and country alongside Martin Johnson and the pair experienced much success with the Tigers on both the English and European stage. He retired from the professional game in 2010 and brought down the curtain on his career lifting the Premiership trophy at Twickenham. He joined the ESPN commentary team in 2010.
Gabriele Marcotti is a London-based journalist and broadcaster. He is the author of three books, the world football columnist for The Times of London and a correspondent for the Italian daily Corriere dello Sport. You can catch him on ESPN Press Pass and read him on the ESPN FC Blog Network twice a week.
Geoffrey Boycott was one of England's greatest batsmen, scoring over 8000 runs in Test cricket with 22 hundreds, and until December 2012, when Alastair Cook broke the record, was the joint-leading century-maker for England in Tests. After playing he became a forthright commentator, never afraid to speak his mind, and he answers your questions in his video feature Bowl at Boycs on ESPN.