Tag : Champions League

Sport | Tough ties await for British sides as Champions League returns

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The Champions League returns this week and has thrown up some mouthwatering ties in the first round of the knockout stage. Manchester City are set to experience the knockout rounds for the first time as they face four-time winners Barcelona. Whilst Manuel Pellegrini would have loved an easier path to … Read More

Sport | Arsenal and City await draw of death after Champions League slip-ups

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Following weekend defeats, Chelsea and Manchester United secured 1-0 victories en route to securing top spot in the group stages, while Arsenal and Manchester City settle for second, quite literally in the case of the latter. Though certainly a victory they can be proud of, City boss Manuel Pellegrini’s excitement … Read More

Sport | Champions League Round-up

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Chelsea continued their excellent recent form with a comprehensive and thoroughly professional 3-0 win away to Schalke, in the process establishing themselves at the top of Group E. A rejuvenated Fernando Torres did the damage, with 2 excellent finishes. The first was a back post header, the second was a … Read More

Sport | Debate – Should Moyes be given more time?

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After Manchester United’s worst start to the season since the Premier League’s conception, Jamie Kirby and Jason Phillips give their views on the future of David Moyes at the club.   YES – Jamie Kirby The noise around Old Trafford is disconcerting. A man hand-picked by the club’s greatest figure … Read More

Champions League Review – Week 5

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  Arsenal became the second British team to qualify for the knockout stages of the Uefa Champions League, defeating current Ligue 1 champions Montpellier 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night in a largely one-sided affair.   The home team made the brighter start. A Mikel Arteta cross in … Read More

United save Nation's blushes in Europe

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It’s been a poor week for Britain’s Champions League sides, though an entertaining match at the Nou Camp could have resulted in one of the greatest shocks in football history. Celtic had so far put in some strong and impressive displays in Europe, but to take anything away at Barcelona … Read More