Despite winning 2 of the last 3 Premier League titles, Manchester City are yet to make any real impact on the Champions League; it’s really time for them to make that statement this year. Drawn with Bayern Munich and Roma (and CSKA Moscow), it’s a tough group for the Citizens, and by no means a […]
Jose Mourinho has spun some interesting logic in his press conference on Tuesday before Chelsea’s Champions League opener against Schalke on Wednesday night. Chelsea have had a 100% to the Premier League season, with new signings Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa having an immediate impact in the side, while Thibaut Courtois has replaced Petr Cech […]
Marcos Rojo made his extremely successful Manchester United debut this weekend, and helped the new-look side defeat QPR in a comfortable 4-0 victory. The 24-year old will certainly give Luke Shaw a battle for that starting left-back slot if he continues with highly impressive performances
Chelsea vs Schalke 04: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction – originally posted on Soccerlens.com A rematch from last season’s UEFA Champions League group stage sees Chelsea and Schalke 04 meet at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. Last season the English side did the double over their German counterparts; 3-0 both home and away. Both sides … Read More → From Soccerlens.com – Football News
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Barcelona have announced that they will honour their former manager Tito Vilanova by renaming their main training ground after the late boss. Vilanova won the La Liga title in his only season as boss at the Camp Nou but had to step down due to his battle with cancer. He died earlier this year aged […]
The Guardian certainly have Arsenal fans looking shocked here in the Football Transfer Tavern as it seems Mesut Ozil could well be on his way out of the club – and to Bayern Munich at that! The Gunners’ number 11 has come under increasing pressure at the North London club for his lacklustre performances despite his
Liverpool return to the Champions League tonight for the first time in five years when they take on Bulgarian champions Ludogorets at Anfield. For a team that has such an illustrious history in Europe’s elite club competition, an absence of five years has proved far too long. But a look at the starting line-up the
The Manchester United fans in the Football Transfer Tavern could soon be welcoming even more attacking reinforcements at Old Trafford. That is because according to talkSPORT, the Red Devils have been given a major boost after Juan Cuadrado’s talks with Fiorentina reportedly broke down. The Colombian midfielder was a linked with a move to Old Trafford all
Pablo Zabaleta is suspended for the first group game of this competition after being sent off against Barcelona in the second leg of the knockout tie last season, so Bacary Sagna will step in to the side. Aleks Kolarov and Gael Clichy are vying for a role on the left of defence, whilst Eliaquim Mangala
Liverpool make their first appearance in the Champions League for five years with the visit of Ludogorets this evening. Captain Steven Gerrard is the only surviving player from the last Reds side to appear in the competition in 2009 as they look to embark on a new era at Anfield. Ludogorets are the youngest team […]
Arsenal get their Champions League campaign under way with a difficult trip to Germany to face Borussia Dortmund. The Gunners will be in high spirits following an encouraging 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Saturday and boss Arsene Wenger will be desperate to see his side come away with a shock victory. Here all the […]
Liverpool bring Champions League football back to Anfield tonight, after a five-year-absence. Brendan Rodgers says the tournament needs Liverpool, and after some of the Champions League football witnessed involving the Red men down the years, it’s hard to argue with that. Anfield in particular has a reputation for special European nights, with the Reds having […]
With Liverpool’s new £20 million winger, Lazar Markovic, currently suspended in Europe Raheem Sterling makes his return to the Liverpool starting 11 to take on their first Champions League opponents for almost 5 years. Tonight’s starting lineup: Mignolet, Manquillo, Moreno, Lovren, Sakho, Gerrard, Henderson, Coutinho, Sterling, Lallana, Balotelli. Subs: Jones, Enrique, Toure, Lucas, Suso, Borini,
Four games into the Premier League and still Aston Villa refuse to follow the script. After two successive seasons of 15th-placed finishes under Paul Lambert, patience was wearing thin among Villa fans prior to the start of the new campaign.
As Roma boss Rudi Garcia has said that the club’s fans will have to help the team out tomorrow night when they host CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. Roma are in a group of death with CSKA, Bayern Munich and Man City, so Garcia knows that not many people expect them to get into […]
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This is a post I placed on Reds in Business in summer 2014. I feel its worth reposting as it sets out why we are where we are with LvG. Its a good place to be.
Situated in the no-man’s land between stand and pitch at every Premier League game – ignored, unacknowledged and taken for granted – is the football photographer. While the crowds, players and managers scream, cheer and gesticulate for ninety minutes of a matchday, the photographer quietly clicks away through the gaze of his telescopic lens, his […]
Liverpool are “dark horses” to win this season’s Champions League, according to Manchester United icon Paul Scholes.
Belgian teenager scores hat-trick for Under-21 side Januzaj hasnt started in Premier League under Van Gaal Continue reading… …