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The Contract Rebels

The transfer window is well and truly open and will remain so for another three weeks. Plenty of Premier League clubs have already been active in some way or another, buying, selling, in some cases even exchanging players in order … Continue reading

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The Andy Carroll Quandary

Pre-season, the most nightmarish time in any football fan’s year;  rumours, gossip and hearsay abound, players are linked with moves here and there, often on no surer grounds than a whimsical thought in the mind of a journalist. Nothing is … 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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