Category Archives: Champions League

Get Smart!

In this shorter than usual post, I’ll be looking at a topical talking point which has been thrown up by this week’s Champions League matches, specifically those involving English clubs.   The issue in question is (in case you hadn’t … Continue reading

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Blues Park Bus to Pip Bayern!

Chelsea and Bayern Munich locked horns on Saturday night in the 2011/12 Champions’ League final. The Allianz Arena in Munich played host to the show-piece event and, in doing so, welcomed one of her home teams to the stage, giving … Continue reading

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Rivalry Renewed: F.A. Cup Final Preview

Date: Saturday May 5th K.O. : 5.15 PM (BST) Venue: Wembley Stadium Saturday May 5th sees Liverpool face Chelsea in the F.A. Cup final at Wembley. The show-piece final, which was once the final game of the English season, will … Continue reading

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El Clasico it Ain’t! Bayern to Battle Blues in Munich!

The Champions’ League semi-finals were played to a close this week, as the second-legs of this year’s last four match-ups took place in Barcelona and Madrid respectively. Many had predicted, right from the start of this year’s tournament, that we … Continue reading

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History Haunts Spanish Clubs in Champions’ League Semis (1st Legs)

In just under a month, two giants of European club football will go head to head in a winner-takes-all encounter, the prize; to be crowned Champions’ League winners for 2011/12. Europe’s elite club competition is approaching its climax and this … Continue reading

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Champions’ League Quarter-Final Second-Legs 3rd-4th April

The UEFA Champions League quarter-finals second-legs took place in midweek, with the remaining eight teams still standing in this year’s competition, looking to take another step on the road to Munich for May’s final. Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich … Continue reading

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Champions’ League Quarter-Final First-Leg Round-Up

This season’s Champions’ League has reached the quarter-final stage, the first-legs took place in midweek and produced some fascinating clashes. There follows a brief summary of all four matches, as Europe’s elite do battle in their quest to become Champions’ … Continue reading

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