Liverpool through on penalties
Liverpool through on penalties

After a cagey match that only saw one goal, a 22nd minute strike from Daniel Agger, Liverpool and Chelsea needed penalty kicks to decide who would go on to the final in Athens. Pepe Reina was the hero stopping both Robben and Geremi while all four Liverpool shooters scored. Liverpool […]

Semi-finals 2nd Leg Preview
Semi-finals 2nd Leg Preview

Everything is still up for grabs heading into the second leg and it should be an exciting two days of CL football. Chelsea v LiverpoolThe snarky remarks continue to be tossed around by both managers with Benitez now sinking to Mourinho’s level and making the remarks more personal. I wrote […]

Analysis of an Annihilation
Analysis of an Annihilation

I promise to do my utmost to prevent this article from degenerating into an exercise in hyperbole but the task is a difficult one. After witnessing the display Manchester United put on against AS Roma in a highlight package, I had to reign in my jubilation and watch the match […]

UCL Quarter-Final Preview (2 of 2)
UCL Quarter-Final Preview (2 of 2)

AS Roma v Manchester UnitedThis is an intriguing battle though Manchester United will be understaffed for the first leg. Park Ji-Sung is out of the match with a knee injury, captain and right-back Gary Neville is suffering from an ankle sprain, centre-back Nemanja Vidic broke his collar bone in this […]

UCL Quarter-Final Preview (1 of 2)
UCL Quarter-Final Preview (1 of 2)

AC Milan v Bayern MunichTwo of the more storied franchises to compete for the Champions League title (formerly called the European Cup). Bayern, European Champions on four previous occasions, have struggled for form in the Bundesliga but have shown signs of turning things around with a 2-0 win over league […]

Injury and suspension updates
Injury and suspension updates

Some significant injury news to report as PSV’s standout defender Alex will miss at least six weeks with a hamstring injury. Alex picked up the injury as he was attempting to kick the ball in a league match against Excelsior. He is unlikely to feature before the end of the […]

Quarter-final matchups set
Quarter-final matchups set

The drawing for the quarter-finals was held this morning in Milan and here are the matchups:1: Milan v Bayern Munich2: PSV v Liverpool3: Roma v Manchester United4: Chelsea v Valencia The first legs are to be played on 03 & 04 April with the return legs held a week later […]