Category Archives: Champions League

Torres: A Year in the Life

The 8th April 2010 – Just an ordinary Thursday really. Barack Obama and Russian president Dmitry Medvedev sign an arms reduction treaty, conjoined twins from Ireland were successfully separated in London and the Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren died. Britain … Continue reading

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Flashback: Real vs Bayern (2000)

Eleven years ago this week Real Madrid met Bayern Munich for the first of what would be four times that season in the second group stage. Continue reading

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One more trip around the sun

Today’s tie between Inter Milan and Bayern Munich is the rarest of Champions League treats – a rematch between the previous season’s finalists. Continue reading

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Real look to knock-out the jinx

Two awful statistics should be haunting Real Madrid before their first round knock-out match up against Olympique Lyonnais. Continue reading

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So, you think you know Barcelona?

Barcelona, the team that play football the way it is meant to be played has a surprisingly poor away record in the Champions League. Continue reading

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Don’t Bale on Spurs

All bookmakers have Milan as slight favourites to qualify for the next round and Tottenham’s Champions League inexperience has been highlighted as a reason why the Rossoneri should be considered favourites, but the last three English debutants in the Champions League got at least to the quarter final stages. Continue reading

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The Champions League – That programme with that theme tune…

Here we go again then – The world’s biggest club competition. The competition featuring the best clubs, players and managers in football. The competition where, despite Sky’s forthright effort at ploughing hundreds of thousands of pounds into it, we’ll always … Continue reading

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