Category Archives: Champions League

Andre Villas-Boas a victim of his own revolution

So after 267 days in charge of Chelsea football club, Andre Villas-Boas has become the sixth manager to fall victim to the trigger happy ways of the clubs owner Roman Abramovich. The most sought-after manager on the planet last summer … Continue reading

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Time’s Up: Robin van Persie must leave Arsenal

The scale of the defeat suffered by Arsenal in the San-Siro was hard to take for their supporters. Those who have seen Arsene Wenger’s side grow over the last 15 years from a physically strong, tough, uncompromising side, into one … Continue reading

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Manchester City lacking incision on Champions League debut

It was supposed to be the night when Manchester City showed the Champions League that in their debut campaign they could play with the big boys and win. Standing in their way at the Etihad Stadium were Napoli, also making … Continue reading

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Man City will be stronger next season with or without Carlos Tevez – Vincent Kompany

Manchester City will be gunning for trophies and will be a stronger force next season, whether Carlos Tevez remains at the Etihad Stadium. Those are the thoughts of central defender Vincent Kompany, the Belgium international, who has been tipped to … Continue reading

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Chelsea offer £27m for wantaway Spurs midfielder Luka Modric

After having a £22m bid for  Luka Modric rejected out-of-hand by Tottenham Hotspur earlier in the month, Chelsea, upon hearing the news that Ghanaian international midfielder Michael Essien would be missing from first team duty for six months due to … Continue reading

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Carlo Ancelotti to take a one-year sabbatical

Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti will not become the new manager of Aston Villa but will instead be taking a one-year coaching sabbatical, he has told Italian newspaper La Stampa. The 51-year-old Italian, twice a European Cup winner whilst in … Continue reading

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Barcelona “the best team I have ever faced” – Ferguson

After seeing his Premier League champions humbled by an outstanding Barcelona side in the Champions League final at Wembley last night – Pep Guardiola’s side emerging victorious with a 3-1 win after a performance allying touch, precision and no shortage … Continue reading

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Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola compares Ferguson’s United to Mourinho’s Madrid

Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola has compared Champions League final opponents Manchester United to Real Madrid, in terms of strength and counter-attacking ability, ahead of the final at Wembley in 12 days time. The match promises to be a classic, between … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets charged by Uefa over racism claim

Barcelona and Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets is under investigation by Uefa after allegedly making racial remarks towards Real Madrid’s Brazilian full-back Marcelo during the first leg of the two sides Champions League clash. Real posted a video on their website … Continue reading

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Picture: Sir Alex Ferguson & Manuel Neuer

“So, are you sure you still want to move to Bayern Munich this summer?”

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