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#Champions League

# champions-league - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

European glamour ties less likely for Cork City and Dundalk after first-leg success for Celtic and Ajax

Celtic and Ajax were victorious in their Champions League qualifier first legs on Wednesday night.

# champions-league - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Early red card can't derail Celtic's progress as Dembele sets up Rosenberg clash

The French striker is an injury concern for next week’s clash after limping off injured tonight.

'I know the score doesn't reflect it but I thought we flew the flag well'

Steven Beattie assesses Cork City’s Champions League elimination at the hands of Legia Warsaw.

Mistakes and missed chances prove costly for Cork City in Poland

John Caulfield saw his side eliminated from the qualifying rounds of the Champions League by Legia Warsaw.

# champions-league - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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'I went, I didn’t get there... it happens'

Cork City’s Peter Cherrie reflects on a tough night for the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions.

Concession of soft goals ends Cork City's Champions League hopes

John Caulfield’s side suffered a 3-0 second-leg defeat away to Polish champions Legia Warsaw this evening.

'It's fantastic for us — the club was dead eight years ago, we're in the Champions League now'

John Caulfield looks ahead to Cork City’s second-leg clash with Legia Warsaw this evening in Poland.

'Vulnerable' Legia can draw on international experience as Cork look to upset the odds

The Polish Army Stadium in Warsaw hosts tonight’s Champions League second round qualifier second leg.

# champions-league - Monday 16 July, 2018

Double injury blow for Cork City but McNulty could return for crunch Champions League clash

Two of the men who started last week’s first leg have been ruled out of tomorrow’s return game in Warsaw.

# champions-league - Sunday 15 July, 2018

An emotional night with a relevance that went beyond the result

Ahead of Tuesday’s second leg, former Cork City chairman John O’Sullivan on the club’s Champions League tie against Legia Warsaw.

# champions-league - Saturday 14 July, 2018

'Half the battle for us is convincing ourselves that we’re a good team'

Damien Delaney is confident that Cork City are still in with a shout in their Champions League tie.

# champions-league - Friday 13 July, 2018

Modric would trade his four Champions League medals for World Cup glory

The Real Madrid midfielder already has experience of winning trophies at the highest level for his club.

# champions-league - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

'Moral victories are no good' for Cork City in Champions League opener

The Leesiders will face a difficult task in Warsaw on Tuesday after last night’s defeat at Turner’s Cross.

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The stunning Legia Warsaw goal that broke Cork City's hearts last night

Michal Kucharczyk scored a late winner at Turner’s Cross to give Legia the lead in the Champions League tie.

# champions-league - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Legia take slender lead back to Warsaw after snatching late winner in Cork

Kucharczyk’s stunning strike in the first leg at Turner’s Cross has given Legia Warsaw the upper hand.

New signing on target as Celtic earn convincing Champions League qualifying win

Odsonne Edouard was on target for the Scottish side against Alashkert.

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LIVE: Watch Cork City's clash with Legia Warsaw in the Champions League

Here’s a live stream of the first leg of the first round qualifying tie, with kick-off set for 7.45pm.

'Big teams have been knocked out in tournaments before so there's no reason why we can't'

Conor McCormack has fond memories of playing in Europe.

A 12-year wait ends for Cork City tonight at a sold-out Turner's Cross

The Leesiders will fly the Irish flag in the Champions League when they host Legia Warsaw of Poland.

# champions-league - Monday 9 July, 2018

'We're absolutely massive underdogs and no one probably gives us any chance at all'

John Caulfield is hoping his side can cause a major upset at the expense of the 13-time Polish champions.

World Cup duo and ex-Arsenal striker among the absentees for Cork's opponents

Cork City host Legia Warsaw in the first leg of their Champions League first round qualifier tomorrow evening.

Ex-Dundalk goalkeeper on standby as Cork sweat over McNulty's Champions League availability

City’s first-choice stopper is doubtful for the visit of Legia Warsaw.

# champions-league - Saturday 7 July, 2018

McNulty likely to miss Champions League opener as injuries mount for Cork City

The veteran goalkeeper hobbled off with an ankle injury in last night’s draw with Shamrock Rovers.

# champions-league - Friday 6 July, 2018

Klopp insists Karius was '100%' influenced by concussion in Champions League final

“What the rest of the world is making of it, I don’t care,” said the Liverpool manager.

# champions-league - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Cork City boss believes they've been dealt toughest possible Champions League draw

The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions will face Legia Warsaw over two legs next month.

Cork City face daunting task against Polish kingpins in Champions League opener

However, a stroke of luck means the losers receive a bye to the Europa League’s third qualifying round.

# champions-league - Monday 18 June, 2018

Cork City learn their 5 potential opponents in tomorrow's Champions League draw

The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions are unseeded in the first qualifying round.

# champions-league - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Salah laughs off Ramos injection claims: Maybe he can tell me if I'll make the World Cup!

The Liverpool star reflected on his emotional injury sustained in last month’s meeting with Real Madrid following a clash with the Spanish defender.

# champions-league - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Zidane's Real Madrid exit 'a little bit strange' - James Rodriguez

The Bayern Munich loanee, who was allowed to leave the Bernabeu last summer, admits to being surprised by goings on in the Spanish capital.

# champions-league - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'A sad day for Real Madrid': Perez stunned by Zidane's exit

Los Blancos’ president was not prepared for the coach to leave a week after third Champions League title.

Zidane steps down as Real Madrid boss days after Champions League success

The 45-year-old announced the news at a hastily arranged press conference this morning.

Xavi: 'Madrid have a winning gene and Barca have fallen asleep'

The Barcelona legend also believes that Real had their fair share of luck in this season’s Champions League.

Ex-Liverpool goalkeeper wants Karius to be given chance to 'set the record straight'

“I hope he’s able to bounce back and prove what a good goalkeeper he could be,” David James said.

# champions-league - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'What he went through was brutal... We'll have to see how he handles the situation'

Loris Karius received a message of support from Germany’s coaching staff following his nightmare Champions League final.

# champions-league - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'I lost Liverpool the game' – Karius apologises for costly Champions League howlers

The German goalkeeper said that he must shoulder the blame for Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat.

'It was like wrestling' – Klopp unhappy with Ramos challenge on Salah

The Real Madrid defender’s challenge that injured Mohamed Salah was similar to wrestling, according to the Liverpool manager

# champions-league - Saturday 26 May, 2018

'It was nice to be at Real Madrid' - Ronaldo casts doubt over future after Champions League final

The Portugal superstar said he would explain his future plans in the coming days.

Zinedine Zidane has become the first manager to ever win three straight Champions League titles

The 45-year-old made history with Real Madrid’s triumph in Kiev on Saturday night.

As it happened: Real Madrid vs Liverpool, Champions League final

We went minute-by-minute as Liverpool and Real Madrid met in the Champions League final in Kiev.