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#UEFA Champions League

# uefa-champions-league - Sunday 1 March, 2015

‘It is not good enough’ – Wenger heavily criticised by Souness and Graham

The Arsenal boss has been criticised for his tactics and team selection.

# uefa-champions-league - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Luis Enrique laments English ‘campaign’ over Suarez amid fresh biting allegations

“We have seen these kind of campaigns against players, president, supporters.”

# uefa-champions-league - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Power ranking the last 16 teams in this season’s Champions League

Several of the ties remain evenly-poised going into next month’s second legs.

‘We were suicidal defensively’ – Wenger bemoans ‘horrible’ night for Arsenal

The Gunners face a mountain to climb in their second leg.

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Dismal Champions League display from Arsenal gives Monaco a 3-1 away win

Arsenal have a mountain to climb in their Champions League second leg.

Leverkusen see off Atletico thanks to a sublime Hakan Calhanoglu goal

The German side secured a first-leg victory at the BayArena.

We don’t care about previous Arsenal failures at this stage

The Gunners have failed to progress beyond the last-16 stage of the competition over the last four seasons.

Lionel Messi tried and failed to ‘do a Robbie Keane’ against City last night

It was a mixed evening in general in the Champions League for the Barcelona superstar.

Neymar confronts Man City fan after verbal exchange

The Barcelona star was the subject of taunts from one Portuguese-speaking home supporter.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Luis Suarez scores twice on his return to England… but Messi proves he’s human Penalty Miss This post contains videos

Luis Suarez scores twice on his return to England… but Messi proves he’s human

Barcelona hold a 2-1 advantage over Man City after tonight’s Champions League last-16 first leg.

Juventus gain partial revenge for 97 and secure first-leg advantage over Dortmund Rematch This post contains videos

Juventus gain partial revenge for 97 and secure first-leg advantage over Dortmund

This was the first meeting between the teams since the final 18 years ago.

As it happened: Man City v Barcelona, Champions League

Man City took on Barcelona in the last 16 of Europe’s premier club competition.

5 talking points ahead of tonight’s Champions League action

Manuel Pellegrini’s side face a formidable Barca team, plus more games to look forward to.

The forgotten story of the Irishman who helped save Barcelona from extinction

Without Patrick O’Connell, the Catalan giants, as we know them today, may not have existed.

Tommy Martin column: It was once the people’s club but has Barcelona now lost its soul?

As Barca prepare to take on Man City, Tommy Martin asks whether the Catalan giants are still ‘more than a club’ off the field.

# uefa-champions-league - Monday 23 February, 2015

Where are they now? The Juventus team that somehow lost the 1997 Champions League final

The then-Serie A champions were surely one of the best teams to ever finish runners-up in Europe’s premier competition.

Barcelona not as tough as Stoke away – Kompany

The Belgian insists he and his fellow team-mates have faced more challenging assignments at the Britannia Stadium than taking on Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez.

# uefa-champions-league - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Gareth Bale is too nice, according to Frank Lampard

The experienced midfielder believes the former Tottenham star’s character may be hampering his game.

Messi: I went through a lot of problems in 2014

The Barcelona star has admitted to having struggled on and off the field last year.

Paris Metro racism victim wants perpetrators ‘locked up’

‘You know, I live with racism; I wasn’t really surprised at what happened to me, even if it was the first time in the Metro.’

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo ends goal drought* as Real Madrid seize last 16 advantage

*It was three games, which is roughly ten for a normal footballer.

Chelsea fans in Paris sing ‘we’re racist and that’s the way we like it’

A group of supporters stopped a man getting on a Metro, proclaiming how proud they were to be racist.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

‘Bayern Munich are a one-man team’ – Didi Hamann

The ex-Liverpool midfielder criticised the over-reliance on one particular player.

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw

The manager was pleased following the UEFA Champions League clash in Paris.

Courtois saves help Chelsea hold PSG, David Luiz has no time for vanishing spray

It was a cagey affair in the French capital.

As it happened: PSG v Chelsea, Champions League

PSG took on Chelsea in the first leg of this last-16 encounter at the Parc des Princes.

The Champions League returns tonight and here’s 4 things to look out for

Chelsea are away to PSG, Bayern Munich travel to Ukraine while the holders Real Madrid are in Germany.

9 reasons why we’re excited about Roy Keane’s return to punditry

The Ireland assistant boss is set to be part of ITV’s coverage of Chelsea v PSG.

Lazar Markovic has been punished heavily for the controversial red card he got against Basel

The Serb saw red in the crucial Champions League group stage clash that saw Liverpool eliminated.

# uefa-champions-league - Friday 13 February, 2015

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Gareth Bale ‘can cope’ with Real Madrid boo boys

The Welsh winger has been whistled and jeered by his own fans in recent weeks.

# uefa-champions-league - Friday 9 January, 2015

Rodgers: Liverpool find it difficult to sign top players

The manager feels the club need to strengthen and wants them to be “in the running for the world’s best”

# uefa-champions-league - Monday 29 December, 2014

‘Cristiano Ronaldo almost joined Birmingham’

The former Premier League outfit were offered the Portuguese superstar by Sporting Lisbon.

# uefa-champions-league - Sunday 28 December, 2014

5 talking points ahead of Sunday and Monday’s Premier League action

The next four games could make or break Liverpool’s season and more assertions.

# uefa-champions-league - Friday 26 December, 2014

Manchester United will ‘definitely’ finish top three

Rio Ferdinand added: “If they continue on the run they’re on, then who knows?”

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

‘I always beat him at Fifa!’ – Messi fired up to face Aguero

The Argentina captain says he is looking forward to the last 16 clash after Barca were drawn against City again

# uefa-champions-league - Monday 15 December, 2014

Manchester City paired with Barcelona again as Arsenal and Chelsea to face French clubs

The Gunners will play Monaco for the first time.

Explainer: Everything you need to know about today’s Champions League draw

We also take a look at the Europa League draw with Liverpool, Everton, Tottenham and Celtic in the pot.

# uefa-champions-league - Friday 12 December, 2014

RTÉ retain lucrative Champions League rights for the next three seasons

The broadcaster has hailed the new deal as a ‘significant achievement’ in an increasingly competitive market.

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