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Chelsea Turn Back the Clock in Needlessly Difficult Sporting Victory

The last English team to come away victorious against Sporting Lisbon in the Estadio Jose Alvalade was Manchester United in 2007. As Chelsea fans know all too well, Sir Alex Ferguson's team went on to win the Champions League that season. Seven...Show More Summary

3 Reasons Why Newcastle United Are a Disaster So Far This Season

17 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

It wasn’t that long ago that Newcastle United was challenging for an UEFA Champions League spot and Alan Pardew was named Premier League Manager of the Season. At the end of the 2011-12 season only a masterful performance by Yaya Toure … Continue reading ? 3 Reasons Why Newcastle United Are a Disaster So Far This Season is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Ibrahimovic's Absence a Blessing as PSG's Fluid Attack Terrorises Barcelona

Without Zlatan Ibrahimovic to lead the Paris Saint-Germain attack, it was expected that Paris Saint-Germain would struggle to get the better of FC Barcelona. However, in the Swede's absence, the fluid Parisian attack terrorised the Spanish...Show More Summary

Champions League Results 2014: Scores, Group Tables, Standings for Matchday 2

Matchday 2 of the 2014-15 Champions League season is holding up the competition's billing in bringing together the elite of the European scene, with the results and entertainment to match. On Tuesday, Paris Saint-Germain's 3-2 win over...Show More Summary

FIFA 15: Key Features and Takeaways from EA Sports' Latest Release

Unlike EA Sports' Madden series, which has been a constantly steady performer for years because the NFL is a machine, the FIFA series needed time to grow. Much like the sport of soccer in the United States, it's become a phenomenon with...Show More Summary

Champions League: Winners and Losers from September 30, 2014

The first half of UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 provided eight fascinating matches, with the best fare supplied by Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona in the French capital. PSG picked up all three points following a riveting 3-2 victory,...Show More Summary

Nani: ‘I’m a Manchester United player, I’m here at Sporting to get back to my best’ [Video]

Manchester United loanee Nani was interviewed after Sporting’s 0-1 defeat to Chelsea tonight, and he gave an interesting insight to his views on his situation. Nani was sent on loan to the Lisbon club by new United boss Louis van Gaal in the summer, where he was originally signed from by United back in 2007. […]

Roma captain Francesco Totti squeals at getting squirted by some water at full-time of Man City draw [Vine]

Roma Captain Francesco Totti is a man’ man, Julius Cesar incarnate. But the Roman hero was caught looking a bit soft at full time of tonight’s draw with Manchester City, as he squealed like a pig at being squirted by a bit of water. In the words of John Terry, ‘man up’! Cold water, his […]

John Terry & Nemanja Matic interview post Sporting 0 – Chelsea 1 [Video]

Chelsea captain John Terry and match-winner Nemanja Matic spoke to Sky after their 1-0 win at Sporting tonight. Chelsea dominated for large periods, had a hatful of chances, but had to content themselves with the solitary strike from Matic to earn the 3 points. As a former Benfica player, Matic took stick from the Sporting […]

Francesco Totti becomes oldest goal scorer in Champions League history [Graphic]

The little dink produced by Francesco Totti not only brought Roma a well deserved point at Manchester City but was also a big moment in Champions League history. It was Francesco Totti’s first ever goal on English soil – just hours after Manchester City had trolled the Italian forward. And, it also means Totti is […]

PSG Defeat Proves Barcelona Defence Needs to Improve Before the Clasico

Barcelona conceded three goals in the Champions League group stage for the first time in 14 years as PSG showed Luis Enrique that his side needs to improve at the back before they face Real Madrid. That seems like a knee-jerk statement...Show More Summary

Ajax reunion! Vertonghen, Eriksen, Blind & de Jong go out for dinner

Ajax missed a big opportunity to make ground on PSG and Barcelona in their Champions League group as they were held to a 1-1 draw at APOEL on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, four of Ajax’s best players of recent years were kicking their heels somewhere in England. Spurs pair Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen met up […]

Chelsea’s Twitter account says Felipe Luis delivered a ‘crows cum cross across the face’ v Sporting

Typos are part of the course when using Twitter, however Chelsea’s official account had a bit of a nightmare during the Blues’ Champions League win over Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday. In a moment of loose fingers, the Chelsea account reported the following action in the match: Neat Chelsea play in and around the Sporting box conclude with Filipe Luis […]

PSG vs. Barcelona: Lessons Learned from Champions League Game

Paris Saint-Germain defeated Barcelona 3-2 in a thrilling affair Tuesday night that left the French side at the top of Group F. The hosts received goals from David Luiz, Marco Verratti and Blaise Matuidi to push past a Barcelona side...Show More Summary

Sporting Lisbon vs. Chelsea: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

Chelsea knew they were going to have to survive a good team in Sporting Lisbon and a rowdy environment in Portugal when the two sides met in the Champions League group stage on Tuesday. What they didn't know was that they were going to need to survive their own inability to finish chance after chance, too. Show More Summary

PSG’s Marquinhos celebrated like a champ after a huge block v Barcelona’s Jordi Alba

Who would have thunk it?! PSG 3 – Barcelona 2 was one of the shock headlines in the Champions League on tuesday night, as a Zlatan Ibrahimovic-less Parisian side managed to topple the Spanish giants. The match was the first time Luis Enrique’s side had conceded all season, and PSG breached the Catalan defence with […]

Manchester City vs. Roma: Lessons Learned from Champions League Game

On another disappointing Champions League night for Manchester City, the hosts could only draw 1-1 at home to Italian giants Roma to leave them off the pace in Group E. Things started so well for City when Sergio Aguero’s penalty put...Show More Summary

Barca’s Xavi becomes makes a record 143rd CL appearance, overtakes Real legend Raul [Graphic]

Barcelona’s Xavi set a Champions League record on Tuesday night at PSG. Xavi came off the bench in the 69th minute to replace Ivan Rakitic, and in the process the Spaniard became the player with the most Champions League appearances of all-time. Xavi moved to 143 games in the tournament, one more than Real Madrid […]

Marquinhos Celebrates Blocking a Jordi Alba Shot as If He Had Scored

Paris Saint-Germain earned a 3-2 win over Barcelona on Tuesday evening, but the Catalan side pressed for an equaliser all the way to the final whistle. In the 81st minute, Jordi Alba had a fantastic chance to score the Blaugrana's third...Show More Summary

Man United legend Paul Scholes joked about the Man City support v Roma

ITV rolled out Paul Scholes and Lee Dixon as pundits for the Manchester City v Roma Champions League game on Tuesday evening. The decision to put Scholes in front of the cameras was somewhat surprising considering his links with Manchester United, but the former England midfielder is ITV’s big signing of the season. Scholes was […]

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