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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kepa explains his refusal of Sarri’s substitution in Carabao Cup Final

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga insists his refusal to be substituted in the Carabao Cup final defeat to Manchester City was not a display of disrespect to manager Maurizio Sarri. Sarri attempted to replace Kepa with reserve goalkeeper Willy Caballero ahead of the penalty shootout, with the Spain international appearing to suffer from cramp in the closing stages […]

USA goalkeeper Steffen to join Manchester City

United States international goalkeeper Zack Steffen will join Manchester City next summer on a four-year deal. The 23-year-old, who has played six times for his country, will officially become a City player in July. Columbus Crew said in a statement on their official website that the undisclosed transfer fee is the largest in the club’s […]