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What if the Champions League was actually a league?

When you think of the leading competition in club football, what name springs to mind? Why, the UEFA Champions League of course, presumably because football’s European authority felt that ‘UEFA Champions Qualifiers, followed by Group Stage, followed by Knockout Tournament’ wasn’t as snappy a name. 668 more words


Atletico 1-0 Juventus: Old Lady suffer first defeat of the season

Donning the new lime-green kit for the first time ever, Juve marched onto the pitch at the Vicente Calderon on the second matchday of Champions League Group A, hoping to at least take two points off last season’s Champions League runner up, Atletico Madrid, but they were left with the bitter taste of defeat in their mouths after 90 minutes. 796 more words


Liverpool FC: Back to Basics

The day after the night before…

After showing promising signs of coming back into their own at the weekend in the Merseyside derby, Liverpool were brought crashing down to earth with a limp display away to Basel in the Champions League, … 544 more words


Welbeck Hattrick Outshines Szczesny Stupidity

The Gooner Zone

Danny Welbeck has just become only the third Arsenal player to score a hattrick in the Champions League, putting him in the company of Thierry Henry and, erm… Nicklas Bendtner. 641 more words


Arsenal 4-1 Galatasary: Player Ratings

Szczesny 4

Chambers 6

Mertesacker 6

Koscielny 6

Gibbs 7

Flamini 6

Cazorla 7

Chamberlain 8

Ozil 8

Alexis 8

Welbeck 9


Ospina 7

Rosicky 6

Wilshere 6


Bayern Munich Fans Rent Skyscraper Apartment To See UCL Game

Above is a tweet from Tobi Schweinsteiger, older brother of Bastian Schweinsteiger and reserve team player (Tobi’s tweet means “Where there’s a will there’s a way” in German.). 142 more words

Champion's League

Arsenal v Galatasaray Preview

Well this should be interesting… On the back of, let’s face it, not exactly brilliant form – poor performances, four draws from our six league games – and with the addition of yet more injuries to key players, a game we would usually be feeling reasonably confident about now looks like one to cause us a bit of a scare. 682 more words