Ciaran Kelly had high hopes for Chelsea in his season preview, but 2011/2012 has been far from the unqualified success that André Villas-Boas enjoyed at Porto in 2010/2011.
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Back Page Football’s resident UEFA Champions League correspondent Ger McCarthy reviews the first week of the knockout phase of the 2012 competition and predicts how each of the second legs in the respective ties will go.
Arsenal travel to the lion’s den of the San Siro while Benfica face the harsh weather conditions of Zenit St. Petersburg as the UEFA Champions League opening phase continues on Wednesday night writes Back Page Football’s Ger McCarthy.
Dylan O’Neill looks at the once very promising career of Mexican striker Carlos Vela.
Andrew McCarten looks at the prospect of Arsenal bringing back a past great to help solve their over reliance on Robin van Persie.
Ger McCarthy looks ahead to Wednesday night’s Champions League action with the game between AC Milan and Barcelona the clear standout affair.
Ciaran Kelly looks at the weird and wonderful career of former Lazio and England boss Sven-Göran Eriksson.
Ger McCarthy looks ahead to Matchday 4 of the Champions League group stage.
Ger McCarthy’s final installment of gameweek three of the Champions League, where Arsenal picked up a last minute winner and Chelsea ran out easy winners against Belgian side Genk.
BPF’s Champions League columnist and podcast regular Ger McCarthy previews tonight’s Champions League action, with Barcelona, Chelsea and Arsenal all in action.