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# uefa-champions-league - Monday 25 May, 2015

Where are they now? The Liverpool team that won the 2005 Champions League

It’s 10 years to the day since that incredible night in Istanbul – but what have the players been doing since?

Analysis: 10 years on, we ask how Liverpool won THAT Champions League final

We outline just how Rafa Benitez’s side pulled off one of the most famous sporting comebacks ever.

Real are on the lookout for a new manager after sacking Carlo Ancelotti

“It has been a very hard decision… but Real Madrid is extremely demanding.”

Steve Finnan has broken his silence on Liverpool’s 2005 Champions League triumph

“If I hadn’t have got injured, we wouldn’t have won the European Cup.”

# uefa-champions-league - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The Steve Finnan mystery appears to have been solved

The former full-back is the only member of the 2005 Liverpool squad who won’t be turning up for an upcoming event.

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Juve are now just one game away from emulating Man United’s famous 1999 side

The Turin-based club beat Lazio in the Italian Cup final this evening.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Monaco or Fenerbache? Who Man United could face in the Champions League qualifier

Louis van Gaal’s side have confirmed their place in the Champions League but they could face a tricky qualifying tie first.

# uefa-champions-league - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Screamers to speeches: Steven Gerrard’s 7 best Anfield moments Reminiscing This post contains videos

Screamers to speeches: Steven Gerrard’s 7 best Anfield moments

The Liverpool captain will play his last game in Anfield on Saturday.

Remember Ronaldo’s €7m charity donation? He mightn’t actually be as generous as we thought…

It had been reported that the Real Madrid star gave a massive donation to aid victims of the Nepal earthquake.

Evra warns Suarez: I’ll shake your hand, but you’ll feel my presence!

The two players will meet again in the Champions League final on 6 June.

‘I feel I have played well’ – Gareth Bale insists he’ll learn from this season

The Welshman spurned a glut of chances for Real last night.

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Juve are back in the Champions League final after dumping out the holders

It’ll be Juventus versus Barcelona in next month’s decider.

Bale can beat Juventus for Real Madrid… if he turns up, says Keane

The world’s most expensive player had a nightmare as his side lost the first leg 2-1.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Barcelona qualify for Champions League final despite Munich loss

The Spanish giants will play the winners of the second semi-final that pitches La Liga rivals Real Madrid against Juventus.

The internet went crazy after this outrageous piece of skill by Luis Suarez

The Uruguayan star produced a glorious flick in tonight’s Champions League match.

‘Gareth Bale’s agent should have kept quiet’

The Madrid coach has voiced his dismay with Jonathan Barnett’s allegation that the winger is being ignored by his team-mates

As it happened: Bayern Munich v Barcelona, Champions League semi-final

Could the Bavarians pull off a miracle?

Can Bale prove doubters wrong? Questions to be answered in the Champions League semis

Bayern Munich trail Barcelona while Juventus hold a slender lead over Real Madrid ahead of the semi-final second legs.

Gary Neville on why Man United’s new signing is different from most other wingers

The former defender says he is “excited” by the prospect of the winger’s arrival.

How many of these 00s Champions League winners can you remember?

Hint: a fair few mediocre players have won the European Cup recently.

5 memories that prove the Champions League semi-final second legs are the best fixtures in football

If this doesn’t whet your appetite, nothing will.

# uefa-champions-league - Monday 11 May, 2015

Lay down your heat maps and savour the Messi show

After his breathtaking performance in the first leg, Lionel Messi makes Tommy Martin want to put tactical analysis aside and embrace his inner child.

# uefa-champions-league - Saturday 9 May, 2015

What United must do to secure a CL spot and more Premier League talking points

Also, the relegation dogfight intensifies as Newcastle’s John Carver feels the pressure,

You might be surprised who Guardiola thinks is ‘the best professional I have ever met’

The 44-year-old is refusing to abandon hope of the Champions League final

# uefa-champions-league - Friday 8 May, 2015

# uefa-champions-league - Thursday 7 May, 2015

15 reasons why Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer ever

Even Eamon Dunphy, who believes football is ‘dying’ and that Michel Platini was overrated, thinks he’s a genius.

Messi reminiscent of Pele in 1970 and more Champions League talking points

Also, why it’s harsh to single out Gareth Bale and how Neuer justified his world-class tag.

‘No comparison between Messi and Ronaldo’ – Dunphy

The Argentine superstar was labelled a “genius” after his performance last night.

‘Lionel Messi isn’t Barcelona’s only piece of art’

Luis Enrique also credited Pep Guardiola for sticking to his philosophy.

Guardiola: Bayern didn’t lose because of Messi

The coach said the Barcelona star was not Munich’s sole destroyer on Wednesday.

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Messi shows exactly why we love him so much to pour misery on Guardiola’s Bayern

Messi shows exactly why we love him so much to pour misery on Guardiola’s Bayern

Barcelona’s little genius scored two goals in three minutes in a 3-0 home win against Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final first leg.

Do you agree with our best combined Barca-Bayern XI ?

We pick out the cream of the crop from these two exceptional sides.

Remember that sitter James Rodriguez missed last night… well look again

It was actually UNBELIEVABLE defending from Stefano Sturaro.

Roy Keane said Gareth Bale made Real Madrid look like they were playing with 10 men

The ITV pundit was less than impressed with the Welshman last night.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

As it happened: Juventus v Real Madrid, Champions League

The current holders are in Turin as Carlo Ancelotti returns to his old club for tonight’s semi-final first leg.

We’ll Leave It There So: Jimmy’s analysing matches, a Cork star retires and today’s sport

Meanwhile, Conor McGregor and his team-mates move into a new pad in Las Vegas while Luke Fitzgerald has had shoulder surgery.

Guardiola: ‘No defence can stop Messi, he’s too good’

Mind games from Pep ahead of his return to Camp Nou?

Pep’s homecoming and the return of the Old Lady – Champions League talking points

The first of this season’s semi-finals takes place tonight with Real Madrid facing Juventus in Turin.

Juventus’ majestic shot-stopper reflects the best of Italian football

Ahead of the semi-final against Real Madrid, Tommy Martin looks at how Gianluigi Buffon has survived the travails of club and country for another tilt at Champions League glory.

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