UEFA Planning To Hold Champions League and Europa League Finals in August

  UEFA is reportedly working on plans to play the 2020 Champions League final on August 29. The COVID-19 pandemic has put football and the sporting world on hold, leaving domestic championships, and large-scale competitions such as the Champions League and Europa League in a state of limbo. UEFA, is due to meet on April […]

COVID-19: Latest Updates on UEFA Competitions

  UEFA has cancelled June’s round of international fixtures, including the Euro 2020 play-offs, and has postponed the current Champions League and Europa League campaigns until further notice, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. It is understood that one option which is being considered is that the two club competitions could now be completed in July […]

Liverpool to face Napoli – Juventus clashes with Atletico Madrid

Holders Liverpool will face Napoli, Salzburg and Genk in the Champions League group stage this season. Premier League champions Manchester City were drawn alongside Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb and Atalanta. Last year’s runners-up Tottenham Hotspur are in a group with five-time European Cup winners Bayern Munich, plus Olympiakos and Red Star Belgrade. Chelsea must negotiate […]

Klopp urges Liverpool to ‘stay greedy’ for more trophies

Jurgen Klopp has urged Liverpool to ‘stay greedy’ as they look to build on last season’s Champions League triumph. Liverpool were pipped to the English Premier League title by Manchester City – but went all the way in Europe’s elite club competition, beating Spurs in the final in June. But the Anfield boss insists his […]

Liverpool boss refuses to give up on Champions League

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted his side can still reach the Champions League final despite a bruising defeat in Barcelona. The Reds were beaten 3-0 in the first leg of their semi-final tie on Wednesday evening as the hosts’ superior finishing made the difference across a largely well-balanced contest. Having failed to register an away […]

Spurs and Liverpool reach semi-finals after dramatic night

Tottenham and Liverpool booked their places in the Champions League semi-finals as Man City and Porto exit. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino said: ‘It was unbelievable – the way it finished. I am so happy, so proud.’ ‘In a moment many things happened in your head, the disappointment was massive but they changed the decision.’ ‘That […]

Juve dumped out by Ajax; Messi’s Barca thump Man Utd

Ajax stunned Juventus to reach the Champions League semi-finals for the first time since 1997 as Matthijs de Ligt’s thumping second-half header secured a 2-1 second-leg victory in the last eight in Turin. Cristiano Ronaldo, bidding for his sixth Champions League title, scored a 28th-minute header to put Juve ahead after a 1-1 first-leg draw, […]

Spurs striker Harry Kane could miss rest of season

Harry Kane has suffered a potential season-ending injury after Tottenham were left to count the cost of a stunning Champions League win over Manchester City. Son Heung-min struck late on as Spurs claimed a first-leg advantage in the all-Premier League quarter-final with a 1-0 victory at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. But the gloss was taken […]

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: We’re down to 8

The Champions League quarter-final draw was held at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland, as the remaining teams have learned their fate in the competition. Champions League quarter-final DRAW: Ajax vs. Juventus Liverpool vs. Porto Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester City Barcelona vs. Manchester United The Semi Final path was drawn as well as […]

‘Liverpool are among Europe’s elite again’ – Jurgen Klopp

Last year’s finalists eased into the quarter-finals thanks to two goals from striker Sadio Mane and another from Dutch centre back Virgil van Dijk. “The second half was very mature,” said German manager Klopp. “In the moments we did play football we immediately destroyed the organisation of Bayern. It’s absolutely deserved.” Meanwhile, treble-chasing Barca qualified […]

Ronaldo sends Juve into Champions League quarter-final

Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed his hat-trick against Atletico Madrid was ‘the reason Juventus signed me’. The Italian giants reached the quarter finals of the Champions League following the 3-0 victory on Tuesday night. The 33-year-old scored his eighth Champions League hat-trick thanks two towering headers in either half. He then showed ice cool nerves to […]

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: End of an era for Real Madrid

Kings of Europe no more. Holders for three consecutive years Real Madrid were sensationally knocked out of the Champions League after being thrashed 4-1 at home by an outstanding Ajax Amsterdam who overturned a first-leg deficit to reach the quarterfinals 5-3 on aggregate. The humiliating defeat completed a miserable week for Real, who have monopolised […]

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Juventus annihilated by Atletico Madrid

Massimiliano Allegri felt Juventus fell into the Atletico Madrid trap, as “they force you to play badly. We got it wrong in the second half, but 2-0 can be overturned.” Juventus were twice rescued by VAR, but the 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid leaves their Champions League hopes hanging by a thread. The Bianconeri tried to […]

Liverpool’s Champions League campaign under threat

Liverpool face a tough battle to reach the Champions League knockout stage after suffering a 2-1 defeat against Paris St-Germain. Their future in the competition has come down to an all-or-nothing decider at home to Napoli next month following a frustrating match in France. Jurgen Klopp’s side have to beat the Serie A side by […]

Chelsea legend Drogba retires from football aged 40

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has confirmed his retirement from football. The 40-year-old, who most recently played in the United States for the Phoenix Rising, won four Premier League titles and the Champions League with the Blues. He said on his official Instagram account: ‘When I think of the last 20 years of my professional […]