Tag Archives: Champions League

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Spurs trolled over ‘One Step From Glory’ book documenting historic Champions League season with club in chaos just four months later

By | 11th October 2019

TOTTENHAM have been trolled over a book documenting last season’s run to the Champions League final. ‘One Step From Glory’ details the path Mauricio Pochettino’s men took as they were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid. Spurs fans thought that the accomplishment would usher in a new dawn at the club, […]

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ITV ‘rival BT Sport and Sky with bid to restore Champions League to terrestrial TV’

By | 9th October 2019

ITV and Sky could try to reclaim the Champions League right from BT Sport, a report says. With Uefa unhappy at low viewing figures, The Times suggest ITV are weighing up an offer to bring Europe’s top domestic tournament back to terrestrial television. BT’s exclusive reign could end in 2021 after they paid a huge […]

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Premier League face having Champions League automatic spot cut to just three places missing out on £90m prize pot

By | 8th October 2019

PREM clubs face a cut to just THREE automatic Champions League places. And those clubs that do qualify could miss out on a cash pot that was worth £90m between Chelsea, Liverpool, Spurs and Manchester City this season. Top-flight clubs have been united in their opposition by plans led by the European Clubs Association to […]

Messi could potentially be barred from UK after Brexit if Barcelona draw English side in Champions League

By | 6th October 2019

LIONEL MESSI may never get the chance to erase the memory of losing to Liverpool if he faces a ban from the UK after Brexit. The Argentine superstar has previously been convicted for tax fraud and was handed a 21-month suspended prison sentence by the Spanish courts. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner is currently an […]

Sheff Utd ready to splash on Championship hot shot Ollie Watkins

By | 5th October 2019

SHEFFIELD UNITED are prepared to splash the cash on Championship hotshot Ollie Watkins. Chris Wilder and his team are looking for another striker, even though they bought Oli McBurnie and Callum Robinson in the summer. Brentford forward Watkins has been tracked since the start of a campaign in which he has become one of the […]

Video emerges of Gareth Bale arriving at Bernabeu four minutes after kick-off as Real Madrid take on Brugge

By | 4th October 2019

REAL MADRID star Gareth Bale has been filmed turning up late for his side’s 2-2 draw with Club Brugge in the Champions League. The Welshman was left out by Zinedine Zidane despite seemingly being fit to play for the Spanish giants. Club rules dictate that all first-team players must attend matches and watch them in […]

Inside Red Bell Salzburg’s half-time dressing room as boss goes on X-rated rant during Liverpool clash blasting ‘this is not a f***ing friendly’

By | 4th October 2019

AN X-rated rant from manager Jesse Marsch inspired Red Bull Salzburg to their epic three-goal Anfield comeback against Liverpool on Wednesday night. The American was fuming after a first-half that had seen the Reds storm to a 3-0 lead before Hwang Hee-chan’s goal just before the break. When his team returned to the dressing room, […]

Alexis Sanchez gets yellow card while sitting on BENCH for Inter Milan during Barcelona clash along with boss Antonio Conte

By | 3rd October 2019

ALEXIS SANCHEZ had quite the day for Inter Milan as he set up their opener before being booked while on the bench. The Manchester United flop, 30, followed up a goal on his full debut by sending Lautaro Martinez clear to net against Barcelona. But Barca hit back to go through Luis Suarez and Sanchez […]

Tammy Abraham’s goal hero performance for Chelsea against Lille was ‘Drogba-esque’ – claims Rio Ferdinand

By | 3rd October 2019

RIO FERDINAND reckons Tammy Abraham harked back to Chelsea legend Didier Drogba with his first Champions League goal on Wednesday night. The young striker got on the end of a fine Fikayo Tomori cross to turn the ball into the net and give his side the lead against Lille. Not only did it set the […]