Tag Archives: Champions

Barclays Premier League Weekend Round-Up

Hi and welcome back to It’s All in the Game after a longer than anticipated sabbatical; apologies. Back in the game for 2013 and with the EPL having emerged from its frantic, festive frenzy of football, I’m here to bring … Continue reading

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Three Things We Learnt From Euro 2012

It’s eight days after the final of Euro 2012. The dust has settled on what was, in the main, a fantastic international tournament. Plenty of goals, some surprises along the way, some fantastic skill, drama and, of course, a few … 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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Meanwhile in the Premier League 31st March-2nd April

We start this week by wishing Aston Villa captain and Bulgaria international Stiliyan Petrov a speedy recovery, after he was diagnosed with acute Leukemia last week. Get well soon Stan, our thoughts are with you. Now to the football, and … 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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Meanwhile in the Premier League 17th&18th March

It was the F.A. Cup quarter-final stage last weekend, therefore the Barclays Premier League programme was rather more limited than usual. In fact, just four Premier League fixtures took place over the two days, however, they were significant matches, both … Continue reading

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Brave Bluebirds Shot Down by Resurgent Reds! A Cup Classic!

Liverpool defeated Cardiff City to win the League Cup at Wembley on Sunday afternoon,  bringing an end to the Anfield  club’s trophy drought and making Kenny Dalglish the only Liverpool manager to win all three domestic trophies. The Reds triumphed … Continue reading

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