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European Super League| How Europe’s top clubs have outgrown the traditional European leagues

The murmurs have steadily grown to whispers.  These whispers have lead to clandestine meetings in secretive venues across Europe.  Representatives from the biggest football clubs on the continent have increasingly met and discussed a new project which would likely see the biggest shake up of football in modern times.  They have been discussing the now very real prospect of forming ...

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Egyptian lawyer sues Sergio Ramos for €1 billion

The Evening Standard reports that an Egyptian lawyer has filed a €1 billion (£870 million) lawsuit against Real Madrid defender and captain Sergio Ramos. It follows his challenge with Mohamed Salah in their Champions League final on Saturday, which saw the forward fall to the ground and immediately clutch his shoulder. After treatment, he tried to continue, but was forced ...

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PSG Interested in Arsene Wenger as GM?

Soon-to-be former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said this week that he plans to take a few weeks off after the season before finalizing his next move. The 68-year-old Frenchman has given no indication that his retirement is on the horizon, and he reportedly plans to continue his coaching career following the conclusion of his 22-year stint at Arsenal. Paris St. ...

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Top 5: Mike Dean’s historic refereeing mistakes

mike dean mistakes

  Image Credits It is fair to say that referee Mike Dean wasn’t on top of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s Christmas card following his decision to award a penalty against The Gunners in their draw with West Bromwich Albion. His decision was widely derided with Sky pundits Jamie Redknapp and Ray Parlour describing it as “awful” and “horrendous”, whilst Alan ...

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Five football Legends who never won the Champions League

Photo: @footballarchive via Twitter UEFA Champions League is the most thrilling club competition at European level. There are even a few who maintain that it is more exciting than the biggest sporting event in the world – The FIFA World Cup. It’s a dream for all footballers to win the coveted trophy. However, not even the biggest football legends win ...

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UEFA Champions League final records

In European football’s Champions League era that began in the 1992/93 season, no team had been able to successfully defend the title for 24 years. However, in the 2016/17 campaign, Real Madrid became the first team to win back-to-back European Cups when they defeated Juventus 4-1 in the 2017 Champions League final in Cardiff, Wales. Take a look at some of ...

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Five biggest underdog triumphs in the Champions League

Chelsea 1-1 (4-3 on penalties) Bayern Munich (final, 2011/12) Heading in to the 2012 Champions League final, Bayern Munich were the overwhelming favourites. The Bavarian giants were playing at home and Chelsea had barely survived with enough first team regulars after a bruising semi-final win over Barcelona. But in the final the Blues kept doing what they did to eliminate ...

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