Famed for producing amazing talent, Ajax have no shortage of up-and-coming stars in their team. In fact, they might have too many. The Dutch giants fielded an extraordinarily young team in their recent Champions League qualifier against Rapid Wien. Show More Summary
Celtic's Champions League qualifying opponents Qarabag believe Wednesday's game will go ahead as planned.
Chelsea fan Tony from 100 Per Cent Chelsea thinks Arsenal overdid it with their celebrations today. Having finally beaten Chelsea for the first time in the last 13 attempts, Arsenal fans appear to be really basking in the triumph, which has bemused Tony. Show More Summary
Tottenham are aiming for a return to the UEFA Champions League this season. That is their ultimate goal, as it has been in every year since their impressive debut campaign in 2010-11. The difficulty facing Spurs is that there are a number of strong candidates. Show More Summary
There are bad tackles, then there are BAD tackles. This from Rapid Wien's Stefan Schwab is definitely one of the latter. The Vienna side were facing Ajax in a third-round Champions League qualifier when Schwab launched himself into 18-year-old Ajax defender Jairo Riedewald. Show More Summary
The front page of Swedish daily Expressen on Thursday easily translated into English. In big bold letter, Expressen labelled Malmo’s performance in a 2-0 defeat away at Salzburg in the Champions League as “BULLSHIT”. Salzburg broke the...Show More Summary
Ronny Deila challenges Celtic to add to their 1-0 lead over Qarabag in the return leg of their Champions League qualifier.
The subtitle for this one suffices for a review: A Soccernomics Guide: Why Chievo Verona, Unterhaching, and Scunthorpe United Will Never Win the Champions League, Why Manchester City, Roma, and Paris Saint-Germain can, and why Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, and Manchester United Cannot Be Stopped I haven’t even read the full subtitle yet (I used […]
Celtic's Ronny Deila thinks his side have sufficient strength to overcome Qarabag in Champions League qualifying.
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Champions League qualifier between Celtic and Qarabag.
It feels like we never really saw the best of Stevan Jovetic at Manchester City. The Montenegro striker joined Manchester City after some terrific displays for Fiorentina in Serie A and the Champions League but rarely got a succession of games to show his worth in England. Show More Summary
Let’s start by acknowledging the caveats. Yes, the Emirates Cup is essentially a friendly tournament. The teams involved in friendlies are always at different stages of preparation in terms of fitness, intensity and recruitment. Nevertheless, the past weekend was a pretty good one for Arsenal. Show More Summary
Rumors began circulating during the weekend that Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is about to embark on his last season with the Bavarians. Some believe he’s already agreed to become Manchester City’s manager next season. Whether or not the four-time … Continue reading ?
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has enjoyed a wildly successful career, winning multiple league titles and cups as well as two Champions League titles. On top of that, the 30-year-old Portuguese superstar has managed to win three Ballon d’Or’s during a time with Leo Messi at his peak too. Show More Summary
In an alternate universe, Manchester United did in fact defeat Barcelona in the 2009 and 2011 Champions League finals. United, of course, lost in both meetings with the Catalan giants in those years, but not if you believe a wire report...Show More Summary
Schalke have rejected Tottenham Hotspur's £8.5 million bid for youngster Leroy Sane, according to Kicker (h/t talkSPORT). Sane gained traction across Europe with his terrific Champions League performance against Real Madrid in March....Show More Summary
Louis van Gaal has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as a "fantastic player" after admitting he is in the hunt for a marquee signing to boost Manchester United's chances of challenging for the Champions League. Van Gaal is hoping to mount a … Continue reading ?
The president of FC Barcelona took a defiant stand Sunday against European soccer’s governing body, which has sanctioned the Spanish club after fans displayed pro-Catalan independence flags at the UEFA Champions League final in Berlin last month. In an exclusive interview with the Insider, Josep Maria Bartomeu said the club has “always defended, and will always […]
With the dawn of a fresh new European season comes the commencement of yet another enthralling UEFA Champions League campaign. Teams' journeys to replicate what Lionel Messi's Barcelona did in June 2015 has already begun, and fresh,Show More Summary
Much has changed at Juventus this summer, the Bianconeri making some major changes to their squad since their 2014/15 campaign ended with a defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League final. That loss at Berlin’s Olympiastadion—coming after the club had secured a Serie A and Coppa Italia double—appears to have signalled the end of an era in Turin. Show More Summary