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Olympiakos vs Arsenal, Champions League 2015-16

Team News, Lineups & Stats Olympiakos vs Arsenal UEFA Champions League, Group F Date: Wednesday, 9th December, 2015 Time: 19:45 BST Venue: Karaiskakis Stadium, Athens Arsenal’s Champions League hopes hang in the balance, with the English side taking on Olympiakos in Greece on Wednesday night knowing that they need a two-goal win to progress to the knockout stages. A number …

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Champions League Competition from HungryHouse

Greetings football fans! Another long, ludicrous and wildly entertaining season of footy has come to an end … but not quite. Fancy getting your hands on a summer of free takeaway? Then give us your 1st goal prediction for the big game this Saturday to be in with a chance of winning! The European Cup final kicks off between Barcelona …

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What next for Arsenal?

So, it really did happen. Arsenal’s supposed dream Champions League last 16 draw turned into a nightmare with a horror show against Monaco to leave their European hopes all but over for another year. But where do the Gunners go from here? With five teams realistically in with a chance of nicking the final two Champions League spots in the …

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Rodgers' side have started the season slowly. Picture source: The Metro

Rodgers Needs Time after Stuttering Start

Liverpool’s slow start to the season continued last night as they slumped to a 1-0 defeat to Swiss side Basel in the Champions League group stages. In a game where The Reds once again failed to live up to expectations set be the sensational performances of last season, they once again conceded a sloppy goal, calling their defense into question …

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Why a top four finish is a realistic aim for Liverpool this season

After the disappointment of narrowly missing out on the Premier League title in 2013/14 and the departure of star striker Luis Suarez this summer to Barcelona via his teeth, many critics have written off Liverpool’s chances of repeating their impressive feats of last season and mounting another challenge for the league championship. Liverpool’s 2013/14 campaign represented a high point for …

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Real Madrid Claim European Crown Over Rivals Atletico (VIDEO)

In what was an absolutely pulsating final from start to finish, Real Madrid claimed “La Decima”, their 10th European Cup crown, against cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid, winning 4-1 after 120 hard-fought minutes at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal. Madrid needed 4 goals after 90 minutes to amass that score line though, having gone down early in the 36th …

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Man City and PSG will still be able to compete for this trophy next season. Photo: Dannymx (via Flickr)

Why UEFA Needed To Take More Serious Action On Man City And PSG

With transfer budgets the size of those belonging to both Manchester City and Paris St-Germain, it is perhaps no surprise that they have broken UEFA’S financial fair play rules as the two clubs have been continually spending over the last two or three years in a bid to become stronger forces in Europe. As a result, the two clubs have …

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Not many of Chelsea's young recruits will have a future at Stamford Bridge. Photo: neajjean (via Flickr).

Chelsea’s Controversial Loan System Comes Back To Haunt Them

Chelsea’s elimination from the Champions League last night will have been particularly hard to take given the fact that the opposition goalkeeper is on their books. Young Belgian stopper Thibaut Courtois was allowed to take his place between the posts in both legs for Atletico Madrid and made a significant contribution to inflicting defeat on his parent club. Whilst players …

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Footy Blog News

A Real chance to stop Bayern

Last night we saw Real Madrid steal a victory away from Bayern Munich in the first rounds of their Champions League Semi-Final.  Despite the fact Bayern had the lions share of possession at around 72% their short passing game didn’t allow them to overcome Madrid as they have done so many others. Arjen Robben came out after the game and …

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Ba Winner Vs. PSG

Demba Ba played the role of super-sub for Chelsea on Tuesday night in London, poaching a goal on 87 minutes to send the Blues through to the semifinals of the Champions League as a result of their 2-0 home triumph against Paris Saint-Germain. Chelsea appeared dead in the water following their limp display last week in Paris, succumbing 3-1 to …

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