Tag Archives: Champions League
Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale at Real Madrid: Top 10 moments that define Bale’s Madrid career so far

Following Barcelona’s recent announcement that Neymar had signed a new five-year deal, rivals Real Madrid have also decided to tie down one of their own to a new long-term contract, announcing that Gareth Bale has committed his future to Los Blancos until 2022. The Welshman has agreed a lucrative new six-year deal with the Madrid giants, […]

Arsene Wenger

20 for 20: Twenty games that define Arsene Wenger’s 20 years at Arsenal

What were you doing this time 20 years ago? Chances are your life has undergone a number of changes in that time. Maybe you grew up, left school, did a variety of odd jobs, got a degree, got married, had children and are now nicely settled down, older and wiser. Maybe you weren’t even born. […]

Champions League trophy

Neymar, Marc Albrighton, Talisca… Names of the Champions League, matchday 1

Europe’s biggest football competition is back for another season as Real Madrid look to defend their crown and claim a 12th Champions League title to add to their record tally. But who were the star players in the opening round of games in 2016/17? Names of the Champions League is here for you with a […]

Leicester City champions

Life after the fairytale: Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers, Boavista and how underdog champions did the year after

Before last season, dishing out a thrashing at Anfield to Leicester City would have been seen as business as usual for Liverpool. But Leicester are the Premier League champions now. As such, Liverpool’s 4-1 victory at the weekend looks like more of a statement than a routine win. It marks another trip in Leicester’s so far stumbling defence […]

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PSG 1-1 Arsenal: 15 Tweet Match Summary as Sanchez rescues Gunners

Alexis Sanchez saved Arsenal at the Parc des Princes in their Champions League Group A opening game, scoring a 78th minute equaliser to cancel out Edinson Cavani’s first minute opener as PSG and Arsenal drew 1-1. Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal had only met twice before in European competition, in the Cup Winners Cup semi-final in 1993/94. […]

Jose Mourinho v Pep Guardiola in trophies: Which manager has won more?

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are widely regarded as two of the best managers in the modern game. Both have experienced football in different leagues around Europe, in different playing conditions and atmospheres. But when the season is finished it’s not the amount of beautiful tika-taka style passes or the number of media spats that count, […]

EU Brexit

How will Brexit change English football? 5 Key Questions Answered after Britain votes to leave EU

by Councillor Thom Goddard, Portfolio Holder for Sport, Uttlesford District Council The consequences of England exiting the 2016 European Championships has been severe for the players and everyone at the FA after losing to lowly Iceland in the second round. Leaving the European Union, after the Brexit vote passed with a majority, will equally have consequences but […]

Real Madrid Undecima

The importance of being Casemiro: Real Madrid’s unsung hero key to La Undecima

by Adam Boufkir This year, the famous San Siro was the venue for one of the biggest matches in club football, the UEFA Champions League Final between cross-city rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. High profile stars such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Antoine Griezmann and Koke took to the pitch looking to […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Undecima

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘the best player in the world’ – Jose Fonte

Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world today and deserves all the accolades that come his way, according to Southampton defender Jose Fonte. Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in the 2016 Champions League final on Saturday, securing Real Madrid‘s 11th Champions League trophy after beating city rivals Atletico Madrid in a close-fought final […]

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