Liverpool claim victory on their return to the Champions League


Liverpool secured their first group stage victory of this season's Champions League after a late penalty sunk a brave Ludogorets team 2-1 at Anfield. Mario Balotelli put the Reds ahead in the 81st minute before Dani Abalo levelled the scores on the 90th minute, but there was heartbreak for Ludogorets as

Arsenal advance to Champions League group stage


Arsenal and Turkish side Besiktas battled each other for a place in the Champions League group stage tonight. Arsenal won the match 1 - 0 after a goal from Alexis Sanchez at home, after drawing 0 - 0 in Turkey. The match stayed at 0 – 0 for a long period,

Champions League, Spanish football already the winner


The city of Madrid will travel to Lisbon on 24 May as their two priciple football clubs, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, go head to head to contest a thrilling Champions League final. This will be the first European cup final to feature teams from the same city. With every passing

Liverpool Summer To Do List


Liverpool has had an incredible season, and finishing in the top four is almost a certainty, but the current squad is not geared up for another batch of mid-week games against Europe's best. Here is a list of potential signings and spellings that I think Liverpool need to do in order

Impressive draw with Munich papers over cracks


Last night, Manchester United were excellent. It was, considering what’s happened this season, a defensive performance for all to admire. It was steadfast, resolute, and ultimately unrecognisable from last week’s harum-scarum display against Manchester City. A low barometer, admittedly, but in terms of superb displays, it is a barren field that

Manchester United v Bayern Munich Champions League Q/F 1st Leg Review


The stage was set at Old Trafford for another classic European night. Red and white cards spelled out United across the Sir Alex Ferguson stand, and the atmosphere was electric. The line ups were: Man Utd: De Gea, Jones, Ferdinand, Vidic, Buttner, Valencia, Carrick, Fellaini, Giggs, Rooney, Welbeck. Subs: Lindegaard, Hernandez, Nani,

Manchester United v Bayern Munich Champions League Q/F Preview


Manchester United go into Tuesday night’s champions league quarter-final against Bayern Munich with a defensive crisis. Already without Chris Smalling and Jonny Evans, they saw right back Rafael limp off in Saturdays 4-1 victory over Aston Villa.  Antonio Valencia, who may have deputised for the Brazilian, is also doubtful with a

Champions League draw throws up interesting matchups

uefa champions league pool

After second leg games that were played during the week we found out all the clubs that proceeded in Champions League and Europa League quarter finals. In Nyon (UEFA headquarters) today was the draw of the Champions League and Europa League quarter finals. The Champions League clubs in the mix are:

Bayern Munich beat 10-man Arsenal at the Emirates

Toni Kroos celebrates his goal against Arsenal

Battling Arsenal went down 2-0 tonight against Bayern Munich at the Emirates, the Gunners gave a great account of themselves against the defending champions and they more than matched their opponents in the opening 40 minutes. The Gunners were creating the better chances and looked more of a threat, but once

Same, Same, but Different


Manchester City vs. Barcelona brings one of the most highly anticipated matches of the Champions League season. Two of the most technical and dynamic squads in the world, we are surely in for a cracker match at the Etihad Stadium. Barcelona are renowned for a low-tempo possession game, whilst their counterparts