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Champions League Group B Preview

Group B is home to a surprising Cypriot side, a Greek side in transition, a German side sometimes called ‘everyone’s second team’, and an Italian club with a little something special. Confused? Let me explain! Anorthosis Famagusta FC How They Got Here: Became the first and only Cypriot football club […]

Join All Talk All-Stars Fantasy!!!

You think you know as much as we do?   We think you know more than you?  Well it’s time to put our (virtual) money where our mouths are. We will be starting our first-ever Champions League Fantasy League on the uefa.com website. So sharpen your skills and get ready to […]

Champions League Group Stage Draw Results

I’ll have more analysis and comments later but for now just a quick update on the results of today’s drawing. Some of the groupings, as in past seasons, was almost a bit too predictable but there are some interesting matchups ahead (Real Madrid – Juventus springs to mind as does […]

Transfer Update: Reyes to Benfica, Crosas to Celtic, Cuellar to Villa

Benfica have completed their fourth signing of the summer by agreeing a one-year loan deal for Spanish winger Jose Antonio Reyes. The 24-year-old makes the move from Atletico Madrid, with the Lisbon club also having the option to buy the player at the end of his loan spell. Benfica coach […]

Transfer Update: Rafael van der Vaart to Madrid plus signings for Rangers, Bordeaux and more

Rafael van der Vaart was officially unveiled as Real Madrid’s newest player yesterday in a presentation the Santiago Bernabéu. As pictured above (photo courtesy of Real Madrid’s official website), he was introduced by Real’s President Ramón Calderón and President of Honor Alfredo Di Stéfano.Rafael van der Vaart is only 25-years […]

Champions League First and Second Qualifying Round Draw

The draw for the first two qualifying rounds of the Champions League was held on July 1st. One of last season’s quarter-finalists, Turkish side Fenerbahce, will begin this season’s campaign in the second qualifying round against Hungarian champions MTK Budapest. Last season’s UEFA Cup runners-up Glasgow Rangers (The club’s correct […]

Champions League End of Season Awards

So, here we go with my version of the 2007-2008 Champions League awards. The English clubs dominate the awards here but I did single out some players from teams that were knocked out earlier in the competition as they gave some great individual performances. Player Awards Most Outstanding Player: Cristiano […]

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4 Reasons to Get Excited About FIFA 14

Following up on last week’s announcement of FIFA 14’s new features, I’m always excited when the next iteration of the FIFA video game series is being released. For video gamers in North America, the release date for FIFA 14 is reportedly September 24. It’s already been mentioned that most of […]

Liverpool's New 07/08 Away Shirts (Black & White)

Out of all of the new shirts coming out this summer for Premiership teams, there’s been one club where there has been the most speculation and controversy. That team is Liverpool FC, where we have seen countless images and sketches purporting to be the real thing. Now, finally, we can reveal […]

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