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Author Archives: Peter Quinn

About Peter Quinn

Although a college basketball coach for sixteen years on the NCAA Division I and II levels, Peter has been an avid football fan for more than half his life. He considers himself a student of coaching and team management. As well as coaching, Peter has spent time working in Sports Information at various colleges and universities. His articles on European football have been picked up by International Business Times UK and USA Today. Twitter: @CoachPeteQuinn

Juventus want to make a statement by defeating Real Madrid, says club director

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Juventus

Juventus director Pavel Nedved says his team wants to make a statement for Italian soccer by defeating Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals next month. Despite winning three successive Scudettos – and being on the verge of a fourth – Juventus … Continue reading

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich will be special and wonderful for everyone, says Luis Enrique

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PepLuis

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique says the Champions League semi-final that pits his side against Bayern Munich will be “special” and “wonderful for everyone.” Bayern coach Pep Guardiola will face his former club at the Camp Nou on May 6 for the first … Continue reading

Iker Casillas willing to remain at Real Madrid even if he’s not a starter

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Casillas

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas says he plans to fulfill his contract with the club even if he is not a starter in future seasons. Speaking after his side’s 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid, Casillas was asked about the continuous rumors … Continue reading

La Liga continues to show its Champions League dominance

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RMFC

La Liga has once again shown its dominance of the UEFA Champions League. Prior to Real Madrid’s 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid, the Spanish league was already guaranteed of having two representatives in the Champions League semi-final for the fifth year in a … Continue reading

Bayern Munich eager to renew Pep Guardiola’s contract past June 2016

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Pep

Bayern Munich president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed his club is eager to begin negotiations with Pep Guardiola in order to renew the coach’s contract past June 2016. The English press have made Guardiola the likeliest candidate to replace Manchester City manager … Continue reading

Sevilla’s Europa League title defense in jeopardy against Zenit St Petersburg

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Zenit

Sevilla’s Europa League title defense is in jeopardy as their quarter-final tie against Zenit St Petersburg is poised precariously at 2-1 heading into today’s return leg in Russia. The La Liga club had to battle back from a one-goal deficit … Continue reading

UEFA announce changes to Champions League seeding system

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Champions League play-off draw: Besiktas meets Arsenal

UEFA have announced ratified changes to the seeding system for next year’s Champions League which will affect how the top seeds are determined. The new system will see the winners of the 2014-15 Champions League joined by the winners of the … Continue reading

Pep Guardiola charged by UEFA for an incident of non-sporting nature

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Pep

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has been charged by UEFA for an incident of non-sporting nature. In all its wisdom, European football’s governing body has elected to take issue with Guardiola for wearing a t-shirt which promoted a campaign for justice … Continue reading

Luis Enrique has had the best start of a Barcelona coach after 50 games

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Barca1

Luis Enrique has had the best start of a Barcelona coach in the history of the club after 50 games. Since assuming control of the Catalan club last summer, Enrique has won 42 of his 50 matches, along with five defeats … Continue reading

Chicharito set to start for Real Madrid in today’s decisive game against Atletico Madrid

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Chicha

Real Madrid striker Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez is set to start alongside Cristiano Ronaldo in today’s decisive leg of the Champions League quarter-finals. The Mexico international, who is on-loan from Manchester United, has played a limited role with Madrid this season … Continue reading

Monaco need the perfect match to beat Juventus, says coach Leonardo Jardim

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Jardim

AS Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim says his side need to have a perfect match if they are going to defeat Juventus and reverse their 1-0 Champions League quarter-final deficit. Last week, the Italian champions secured a narrow victory over the … Continue reading

Manchester United make £21 million offer for Mats Hummels, says report

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Hummels

Manchester United have made a £21 million offer for Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, according to the German publication BILD. The initial bid is expected to be rejected as the Bundesliga club are holding out for an offer of £32 million for … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid ready to inflict more hurt on injury-ravaged Real Madrid

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ATM

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is not thinking about Real Madrid’s injury problems heading into Wednesday’s decisive Champions League quarter-final second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu. It was learned earlier today that striker Karim Benzema will be the third key … Continue reading

Patience the key for Bayern Munich against Porto, says Thomas Müller

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Muller

Thomas Müller says Bayern Munich must resist using any “kamikaze tactics” against FC Porto, as the German champions attempt to overturn their two-goal deficit in today’s return leg of the Champions League quarter-finals. Porto’s 3-1 win at the Estadio do Dragao … Continue reading

Thomas Vermaelen included in Barcelona squad against Paris Saint-Germain

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Vermaelen

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has included defender Thomas Vermaelen in his match day squad for today’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Paris Saint-Germain. The 29-year-old defender was signed from Arsenal for a reported £15 million last summer, but was … Continue reading

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema ruled out of decisive Champions League return leg

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Benzema

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been ruled out of tomorrow’s decisive Champions League return leg against Atletico Madrid due to a ligament strain in his right knee. The club had previously held hope that the Frenchman would be fit … Continue reading

Porto coach Julen Lopetegui wants one more fantastic effort against Bayern Munich

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Porto1

Porto coach Julen Lopetegui knows his team needs to produce one more fantastic performance if they are going advance past Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Despite their 3-1 advantage from the first leg, the task ahead of Porto is a daunting one considering Bayern … Continue reading

Pep Guardiola confident Bayern Munich will overcome first leg deficit

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FC Bayern Muenchen - Training & Press Conference

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has full confidence in his players and believes anything is possible as his side attempts to overturn their 3-1 Champions League quarter-final deficit tomorrow against FC Porto. In what many considered the surprise of the tournament, Porto … Continue reading