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Champions League Match Report: Manchester City – Barcelona

Rumours circulated on Monday that the Manchester United Museum and Tour experience had sold out completely over two whole days. Purportedly, this was due to the influx of FC Barcelona supporters into Manchester for the UEFA Champions League game against cross-town rivals Manchester City. This fact will not bother City supporters in the slightest. Match…

Miracles take their time

Tuesday night's quarterfinal match between Borussia Dortmund and Malaga was another match in a long row of 'miracles' in Dortmund's history. A short review. Miracles, Wunder in the German language are highly regarded in German football. It all began with the 'Miracle of Berne' when the perceived underdogs beat Hungary 3-2 to win the World…

Derby Time

After an eventful week in the Champions League, the weekend will see several big derbies played out in Europe. El Clasico In Spain, the two biggest clubs, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona will meet at Camp Nou on Sunday evening for the first sparring in the contest for the Spanish championship. Both have won their…

Le Derby Metropolitain: Paris FC vs. Red Star FC 93

[typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]While Paris St. Germain celebrated their return onto the big stage with a stylish 4-1 victory over Dynamo Kiev, the smaller Paris clubs, Paris FC and Red Star FC 93 laboured to a tedious draw at Stade Charlety.[/typography] [typography font="Alike" size="24" size_format="px"]Stade Charlety[/typography] [typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]The stadium, located on the southern…

Finale Dahoam turned into Nightmare at home

The Champions League Final 2012 saw Chelsea as rather surprising winner as it went to penalties which is no particular strength of English clubs. However, they managed to beat Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in a game many predicted the Germans would not only dominate but also easily win. They dominated certainly but a…

Youth of Today vs. The Old Guard

The Champions League Final is Europe's biggest football match. The teams fighting for the ultimate price this year could not have a more different culture. On one side Bayern with a rejuvenated side against Chelsea's old guard led by John Terry, who will miss the final due to suspension for a red card in the…

Transition

The capital of English football, Manchester will see plenty of Europa League action come the next year as both City and United finished third in their respective Champions League groups. While for City this year saw the first European games in over twenty years, for United it is just another period of transition. For Man…

End of Season resumee

Almost all European leagues have finished, one European Cup Final has already been played, with only the Champions League Final to come this Saturday. It is time for a conclusion of this season’s results across Europe. Due to events in Zürich leading up to the FIFA election, this review comes a bit later than it…

The Wembley Final 2011

Barca vs. Man United, the same final as in 2009, this time at Wembley in what was to become a memorable night for those present or watching at home or in a pub. Barcelona left no doubt about which team is the best in Europe this season and the team that will be the standard…

El Clasico turned sour

The last three weeks have seen Real Madrid and Barcelona play each other three times with a fourth to come tonight, which might be meaningless as Barcelona have won the first leg of their Champions League semi-final 2-0 at the Bernabéu and are practically through to the final at Wembley where we might witness a…