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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Champions’ League Round-Up 13th&14th March

The protracted second round of this season’s Champions’ League drew to a close this week. Real Madrid, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Marseilles all confirmed their places in the joint quarter/semi final draw, joining AC Milan, Barcelona, Apoel Nicosia and Benfica. … Continue reading

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Lionel Lays Waste to Leverkusen!

Barcelona booked their place in the quarter finals of this season’s Champions’ League in truly emphatic style on Wednesday night at the Camp Nou. Leading, German side, Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 from the first-leg three weeks ago, the Catalan masters, and, … Continue reading

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Gunners Go Out Blasting!

Arsenal almost pulled off the impossible in the second-leg of their Champions’ League tie with AC Milan at the Emirates on Tuesday evening. 4-0 down after being outclassed at the San Siro three weeks ago, and with nobody giving Wenger’s … Continue reading

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