Tag Archives: Champions League

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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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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Lionel Messi is a great, but Cristiano Ronaldo not so much says Johan Cruyff

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is on his way to becoming perhaps the greatest footballer of all-time according to the Dutch legend Johan Cruyff. Furthermore, prior to this weekend’s El Gran Clasico, as Barcelona travel to the Bernabeu to face bitter … Continue reading

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Tottenham must finish top four or face losing star men according to Heurelho Gomes

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes has warned the club that if they don’t finish in the top four of the Premier League this season and secure Champions League football, then they’ll struggle to keep hold of their in-demand star players … Continue reading

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Champions League or bust for Chelsea says Carlo Ancelotti

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has all but given up hope of his side closing the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester United and retaining their crown after the weekend’s latest results – but he does believe that if his side … Continue reading

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Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho salutes Spurs but expects to defeat them in the Champions League

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has saluted the impact Tottenham Hotspur have had on the Champions League this season – but the former Chelsea and Internazionale manager fully expects his side to be the one to progress when the two … Continue reading

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Can Chelsea retain their title and capture Champions League glory as Carlo Ancelotti’s final act?

Carlo Ancelotti has been a man under fire at Stamford Bridge, since his Chelsea sides calamitous mid-season slump, which saw them win just one league match in a two month period and fall from the top of the table into … Continue reading

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Chelsea still hunting a Premier League and Champions League double says Brazilian star David Luiz

New Chelsea star David Luiz has fired out a warning to Premier League leaders Manchester United, that the reigning champions are out to defeat them not only in the Champions League, where the two have been paired in the quarter-finals, … Continue reading

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