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#Champions League

# champions-league - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Liverpool are destined to win Champions League - Lawrenson

The Reds are looking to seal the sixth European title in their history and the former Ireland international believes the gods will be on their side in Kiev.

‘A lot of players have said it makes the hairs on the back of the neck stand up’

The story behind the Champions League anthem, in the words of composer Tony Britten.

Jurgen Klopp calls for 'big balls' from Liverpool

Against a more experienced Real Madrid in Saturday’s Champions League final, the Reds manager is after bravery most of all.

How a 1985 Italian disco tune became a Liverpool anthem: the best of the week's European Cup final writing

We’ll have our regular ‘best sportswriting’ entry in its usual slot tomorrow morning, but here’s a bonus inclusion ahead of the big one in Kiev.

# champions-league - Friday 25 May, 2018

'Please beat Liverpool!': There's no doubt who David Beckham wants to win in Kiev

The Reds and Real Madrid go head-to-head in tomorrow’s Champions League final.

Luiz: Salah can win Ballon d'Or with Champions League triumph and strong World Cup

The Liverpool star has been tipped to challenge for football’s top individual award.

# champions-league - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Emre Can and James Milner have been cleared to play in Saturday's Champions League final

The pair had been fitness doubts for Saturday’s Kiev showpiece, but Jurgen Klopp revealed they will both be fit.

Real Madrid fans return 1,000 Champions League final tickets as price hikes spell misery

Spiralling accommodation and travel costs have deterred supporters from travelling to Kiev.

# champions-league - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Salah wouldn't improve Real Madrid – Del Bosque

Former Spain coach Vicente del Bosque believes no Liverpool player would improve Real Madrid’s team.

# champions-league - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

No Champions League pressure as PSG's Tuchel calls for patience

The new manager of the Ligue 1 champions believes any one of 14 teams are capable of winning the Champions League.

Till aiming to play his part in a potentially memorable weekend of sport for Liverpool

The rising UFC welterweight headlines the organisation’s debut event in his hometown on Sunday night.

'I would have preferred it to be Manchester United, but Liverpool deserve respect' CR7

'I would have preferred it to be Manchester United, but Liverpool deserve respect'

Cristiano Ronaldo would rather face his old side in the Champions League final.

# champions-league - Sunday 20 May, 2018

A bonkers end sees Inter stage dramatic comeback and pip Lazio to Champions League spot

Matias Vecino’s late header earned Luciano Spaletti’s side a 3-2 win and a return to European football’s elite club competition.

# champions-league - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Mo Salah's boots to be displayed at a British Museum ahead of Champions League final

The Liverpool star’s footwear has been donated to the London institution after winning the Premier League Golden Boot.

# champions-league - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

RTÉ and TV3 swap Champions League nights in major shake-up

TV3 will have exclusive rights to over 300 games from the 2018/19 season.

# champions-league - Friday 11 May, 2018

Haven't got a ticket for the Champions League final? You could always go to Anfield instead

Sections of the stadium will be opened for fans to watch the Champions League final on a giant screen.

# champions-league - Monday 7 May, 2018

Lovren 'confident' Liverpool can seal Champions League place against dangerous Brighton

A defeat at Chelsea has not given the Reds cause for concern over their European qualification hopes, despite the challenge that awaits them.

# champions-league - Saturday 5 May, 2018

‘Massive’ for Liverpool to finish top four, says Klopp

The Reds boss said his side has already exceeded expectations in a campaign that has seen them reach the Champions League final

# champions-league - Friday 4 May, 2018

'I have faced the best forward players in the world... For me, there is never a fear'

Mohamed Salah has starred this season, but Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos insisted he did not fear the Liverpool star.

Pro14 working 'furiously' to avoid clash of finals with Champions League

Pro14 CEO Martin Anayi also hopes to see South African teams in European tournaments in the coming years.

# champions-league - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Champions League final not me versus Ronaldo, claims Salah

Did someone say Ballon D’Or?

We will be on fire – Klopp warns Real Madrid

After overcoming Roma to reach the Champions League final, Jurgen Klopp said Liverpool would be at their best against Real Madrid.

# champions-league - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Liverpool urge fans in Rome 'under no circumstances' to walk to stadium tonight

Last week’s first leg tie was marred by an attack on Meath man Sean Cox.

Heynckes: Ulreich had a 'little blackout'

The Bayern ‘keeper made a costly error just 21 seconds into the second half at the Bernabeu.

# champions-league - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

We did it against Messi and Suarez – Nainggolan believes Roma have a chance

‘I don’t think Liverpool had what I would call ‘fluid actions’, but they were playing the ball into space and we made too many mistakes.

# champions-league - Monday 30 April, 2018

Roma issue no-violence plea to their fans ahead of Liverpool visit

The club’s sporting director hopes Wednesday’s Champions League game at the Stadio Olimpico passes without incident

Hitzfeld backs 'motivator' Klopp to end up at Bayern

Ottmar Hitzfeld believes Jurgen Klopp will follow in his footsteps and take charge of Bayern Munich one day.

From 'Avoid certain areas': Liverpool FC issues travel advice for supporters going to Rome Injured Fan

'Avoid certain areas': Liverpool FC issues travel advice for supporters going to Rome

An Irishman is in a critical condition after being attacked by two Roma fans last week.

# champions-league - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Roma president condemns 'f****** morons' following attack on Liverpool supporter

After a Liverpool supporter was seriously injured at Anfield, Roma’s president has blasted a “few stupid people” among his club’s fans.

# champions-league - Thursday 26 April, 2018

More bad news for Bayern and a World Cup concern for Germany over key defender

Boateng suffered a thigh injury in last night’s game against Real Madrid.

Liverpool request 'extraordinary meeting' about fan safety ahead of second leg Roma clash

All major stakeholders who are responsible for the wellbeing of supporters at the game in Rome are set to attend.

Keane believes it's still too soon for Salah to be considered a Ballon d’Or contender

“If they end up winning the Champions League and he scores in the final, then start giving out the prizes.”

Bale assured by Zidane that Real Madrid are still 'relying' on him despite bench duty

The Wales international was an unused substitute in a Champions League semi-final victory over Bayern Munich, but remains an important squad player.

# champions-league - Monday 23 April, 2018

Henderson fired up for battle against 'fantastic leader' De Rossi

The Reds captain cannot wait to face his Roma counterpart in the Champions League semi-finals.

# champions-league - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Ronaldo saves Real from home defeat against Bilbao CR7

Ronaldo saves Real from home defeat against Bilbao

After a decidedly cold display, Zizou’s side will hope to blow hot when the Champions League semi-finals come around next Tuesday.

French World Cup winner blasts 'barbaric' Neymar for 'spitting on PSG'

“If we think that PSG can win the Champions League with attitudes like this, we’re having a laugh.”

Lippi: Nothing can tarnish Buffon as a player or a man

The goalkeeper’s reputation remains intact despite his red card against Real Madrid, according to Marcello Lippi.

# champions-league - Monday 16 April, 2018

Liverpool and Real Madrid told they have 'no chance' of landing Roma star

Goalkeeper Alisson has been heavily linked with a big-money move.

# champions-league - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'His behaviour has been out of order' - Lineker criticises Buffon's comments after red card

Former England striker Gary Lineker has called on Gianluigi Buffon to “defuse” the situation surrounding comments he made about referee Michael Oliver.

Furious Zidane blasts 'robbery' claims and bemoans 'anti-Real Madrid' critics

The Santiago Bernabeu boss has had enough of people claiming that the club ‘stole’ Juventus’ spot in the Champions League semi-finals.