The Champions League is back this week, and in Part 1 of our preview, Ger McCarthy looks at the AC Milan v Tottenham Hotspur and Valencia v Schalke 04 ties.
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David Beckham will be squaring up with Alex Ferguson and his old teammates in the knockout stages of the Champions League when AC Milan, the club he will join in January on loan, drew the Premier League champions in Nyon. Jose Mourinho will also be returning to his old stomping ground after his Internazionale drew [...]
BPF’s Kevin Coleman has a quick look at each of this week’s Champions League games; as all English teams get off to a winning start, Rangers earn a draw in Germany and the Internazionale/Barcelona clash ends goalless. Juventus 1-1 FC Girondins de Bordeaux – Jaroslav Plasil struck 15 minutes from time to give Bordeaux a [...]
Last night there was a signigficant incident at Letzigrund in Zurich. Alexandre Alphonse won a penalty for his side after English referee Martin Atkinson believed he saw a foul by Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas. However, on further inspection and after numerous replays from different angles, there appears to be another case of deception on UEFA’s [...]
With Champions League football returning to grounds around Europe this week, Ian Walsh previews each group which ties some big teams against each other, none bigger than Barcelona and Internazionale. Group A Bayern Munich, Juventus, Bordeaux, Maccabi Haifa Bayern Munich have had a busy summer with Louis Van Gaal taking charge, Frank Ribery decideding to [...]
Celtic have tied Arsenal in the Champions League play-off draw this morning in Nyon. The Scottish side overcame Dinamo Moscow during the week to set up the draw, where Arsenal will have home advantage in the first leg. Meanwhile French giants Lyon will play Belgian side Anderlecht, and Italians Fiorentina will kick-off their first leg [...]