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#UEFA Champions League

# uefa-champions-league - Saturday 30 April, 2016

'Time to go Roberto' - Baines stops rot for Everton at emotional Goodison

Before Saturday’s kick-off at Goodison, there was a sustained round of applause when representatives of the Hillsborough families took to the pitch.

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Europe's next star is born, Pep under pressure and more Champions League talking points

Saul Niguez is sure to be at the centre of plenty of transfer rumours over the coming weeks and months.

Reign in Spain: Magical strike sees impressive Atletico get the better of Bayern

Diego Simeone’s side have the advantage heading into the return leg in Munich.

As it happened: Atletico Madrid v Bayern Munich, Champions League

We were at the Vicente Calderon as a mouth-watering semi-final tie got underway.

Guardiola: 'My Bayern reputation hinges on Champions League success'

However, the Spaniard does not believe his reign at the club should be judged on continental success.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

As it happened: Manchester City v Real Madrid, Champions League semi-final 1st leg

We went minute-by-excruciating-minute as Zizou’s Spanish giants brought the bus to Manchester.

Cristiano Ronaldo misses tonight's Champions League semi-final through injury

Real Madrid will have to do without their main man in Manchester.

# uefa-champions-league - Monday 25 April, 2016

The sight Man City fans didn't want to see ... Cristiano Ronaldo training at the Etihad

Real Madrid enjoyed a run out in Manchester this evening.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Atletico Madrid defender speaks out on Suarez elbow

The Uruguay team-mates are no strangers to a tussle on the pitch.

# uefa-champions-league - Friday 15 April, 2016

Man City and Real Madrid will meet in the Champions League semi-final

Bayern Munich are set to face Atletico Madrid after the draw was made in Nyon this morning.

# uefa-champions-league - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Leo Messi mired in worst Barca drought since 2010

The Barcelona talisman has not scored at club level for five matches, his worst run in six years.

Video technology in football is coming and last night shows why it's badly needed

There were a number of contentious calls in the Atletico Madrid-Barcelona Champions League quarter-final.

How Man United could finish 4th and still not qualify for the Champions League

The Red Devils’ fans will likely be rooting against Liverpool and Man City for the remainder of their respective European campaigns.

Lionel Messi out of sorts and more Champions League talking points

Plus, master strategist Diego Simeone enhances reputation following another impressive win.

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Who do you now think will win the Champions League? Poll This post contains a poll

Who do you now think will win the Champions League?

Holders Barcelona were dumped out of the competition on Wednesday night.

Bayern see off Benfica in entertaining quarter-final clash

Pep Guardiola took his German champions to the Estadio Da Luz with a 1-0 first-leg lead.

Atletico stun Barcelona to secure Champions League semi-final spot

Diego Simeone’s side overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit.

As it happened: Atletico Madrid v Barcelona, Champions League quarter-finals

Barcelona took on Atletico Madrid, as they sought to consolidate their 2-1 first-leg lead.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

'Cristiano showed why he is best in the world'

The superstar hit a hat-trick against Wolfsburg in the Champions League tonight.

Massive investment pays dividend and more Champions League talking points

Man City’s game-maker was Kevin de Bruyne – the man they paid £55 million for.

De Bruyne's brilliance confirms Man City's place in the final four of the Champions League

The Belgian’s goal was enough for the Premier League side to win 1-0 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate.

Vintage Cristiano Ronaldo display puts Real in Champions League semis Take A Bow This post contains videos

Vintage Cristiano Ronaldo display puts Real in Champions League semis

A hat-trick from the Portuguese star guided his side to a place in the final four.


As it happened: Manchester City v Paris Saint-Germain, Champions League

We were at the Etihad to see if Manuel Pellegrini’s side could make a firm statement of intent.

Will Lionel Messi end his goal drought and more Champions League talking points

Plus, why Bayern Munich can’t afford to be complacent in Portugal.

# uefa-champions-league - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Confirmed: Leicester City qualify for the Champions League

As of next season, the Foxes are a Champions League club.

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

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Real Madrid's Marcelo disgraced himself tonight with some pathetic play-acting

The Spanish side lost 2-0 to Wolfsburg tonight and face an uphill struggle to stay in the Champions League.

There was plenty of slapstick comedy as Man City conjured two crucial goals in Paris stalemate

The 2-2 draw means the advantage is with Manuel Pellegrini’s side for the second leg.

As it happened: Paris Saint-Germain v Manchester City, Champions League

We were at the Parc des Princes to see if Laurent Blanc’s side could get the better of a Premier League team again.

'Uefa-lona' conspiracy theorists out in force after Champions League quarter-final

Fernando Torres was sent off, while Barca’s two-goal hero Luis Suarez was seemingly fortunate to stay on the field.


Should Suarez have been sent off and more Champions League talking points

Plus, Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres goes from hero to villain.

# uefa-champions-league - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

2 sons of a World Cup winner play simultaneously in the Champions League

A substitution in the Barcelona-Atletico Madrid game created history tonight.

Vidal's early header gives Bayern a slender first-leg advantage

Pep Guardiola’s side have now won 11 consecutive Champions League games at home.

Luis Suarez the difference as Barcelona claim hard-fought Champions League win

Fernando Torres had given Atletico a shock first-half lead following a rare counter-attack by the visitors.

As it happened: Barcelona v Atletico Madrid, Champions League quarter-final

Barcelona took on Atletico Madrid, with a place in the Champions League semis up for grabs.


Did Fernando Torres deserve to be sent-off for this challenge on Sergio Busquets?

Atletico Madrid lost 2-1 at the Nou Camp.

# uefa-champions-league - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Romelu Lukaku fuels Everton exit talk

The star’s father has backed him to leave the Toffees for Manchester United or Bayern Munich.

# uefa-champions-league - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

QUIZ: How well do you remember these retro goalkeepers?

Can you separate your Pagliucas from your Peruzzis?

# uefa-champions-league - Monday 21 March, 2016

Klopp: Liverpool still have a chance to finish in top four

The Reds boss maintains it will be a tough ask for his side to make up ground on the Champions League qualifying places but rejected the idea of the chase being over.

# uefa-champions-league - Friday 18 March, 2016

Klopp: Liverpool against Dortmund draw is a story only football could write

The Reds boss is looking forward to a special and intense encounter when he returns to the Westfalenstadion for the first time in a blockbuster Europa League fixture.

Wenger rules out Ibrahimovic bid… for now

The Gunners boss has denied reports he is interested in the PSG striker, who is out of contract in the summer, and says he has enough quality strikers at his disposal.

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