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CSKA Moscow Defender Pontus Wernbloom Claims His Side Knew Manchester City Were Vulnerable

In an interview with UEFA.com, CSKA Moscow defender Pontus Wernbloom gave an assessment of his side’s 2-1 victory over reigning Premier League champions Manchester City on Wednesday night. The 28-year-old Swedish international, who was fortunate to avoid dismissal from the contest after the match official booked his teammate instead of giving Wernbloom a […]

Questions Over CSKA Supporter Ban After Fans Gain Entry to Manchester City Match

UEFA will face questions over its enforcement of ground closures after a number of CSKA Moscow supporters appeared to gain entry to their side’s UEFA Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Khimki Arena. The Group E match, which ended in a 2-2 draw, was officially played behind closed […]

Russian Football Union Investigating Claims Of Racial Abuse Against Brazilian Forward Hulk

Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has informed the Russian Football Union of racial abuse directed towards him by Spartak Moscow fans during a Russian Premier League match this past weekend. The Russian Football Union is now investigating the incidents and will likely explain what action it will be take within […]

AS Roma’s Champions League Victory Over CSKA Moscow Marred By Crowd Violence

Earlier this evening, AS Roma returned to the UEFA Champions League following a three-year absence from the European competition. The Giallorossi announced their re-emergence into the tournament by smashing CSKA Moscow by a score of 5-1. Former Arsenal striker Gervinho scored a brace and assisted another goal as the Italian side […]

Michel Platini Orders Probe Into Yaya Toure Racism Incident: Daily Soccer Report

UEFA President Michel Platini has demanded an internal investigation look into why the UEFA protocol wasn’t followed by the referee in the Champions League match between CSKA Moscow and Manchester City earlier this week. The new UEFA protocol to combat racism says that the referee should stop the game if […]

UEFA Champions League: Quarter-Final Matchups Set

The draw for the quarter-final matches was held Friday morning at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. As expected there are some big talking points, not the least being Thierry Henry’s return to face Arsenal. These clubs last faced off in the 2005-06 final when Henry was captain of Arsenal. Another […]

UEFA Cup Round of 32 — Predictions and Previews

It has been a while since we’ve had some UEFA competition to talk about but the UEFA Cup Round of 32 kicks off today and tomorrow with some fantastic matchups. The showcase fixture has to be Werder Bremen vs AC Milan. Werder have struggled this seasons and are basically out […]

UEFA Cup Group Draw

UEFA held the draw for the UEFA Cup group stage today and some fascinating pairings emerged. Both Martin Jol and Steve McClaren will take their new clubs back to England as FC Twente will face Manchester City and Jol’s Hamburg will take on Aston Villa. This year’s groups are looking […]

UEFA Cup First Round Draw Result

The UEFA Cup first-round draw was held on Friday and there are a number of interesting new faces in the competition. One of those teams is Dutch side FC Twente, who as we’ve detailed in previous posts, is now coached by former England boss Steve McClaren. Twente, who were entered […]

Matchday 3; Tuesday Predictions and Players to Watch

Here’s a quick rundown of the Tuesday games. My picks to win are in bold. Stuttgart – LyonLyon’s for has picked up in recent domestic outings while Stuttgart has continued to struggle. I don’t see that changing in this match. Lyon will probably win by a couple of goals. Rangers […]

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