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Atletico Madrid could replace Arda Turan with Fenerbahce’s Alper Potuk

Atletico Madrid are reportedly monitoring Fenerbahce midfielder Alper Potuk, with the club seeing the young Turk as a potential replacement for Arda Turan. This week, Turan’s representative Ahmet Bulut informed the media that his client would leave the club at the end of the season for one of Europe’s top teams. Following that news, we’ve learned that […]

Arsenal Meet Fenerbahce in Champions League Playoff, While Swansea and Spurs Face Tricky Ties in Europa League

Arsenal will have to defeat Turkish side Fenerbahce over two legs in order to reach the UEFA Champions League Group Stage, while Premier League side Swansea City will travel to Romania in the next round of the Europa League. Istanbul-based Fenerbahce were originally banned from UEFA competitions over match-fixing charges in […]

Fenerbahce Home, Away and Third Shirts for 2013-14 Season [PHOTOS]

Turkish side Fenerbahce have unveiled their home, away and third shirts for the 2013-14 season. Based in Istanbul, Fenerbahce is set to enter Fridays Champions League despite its UEFA ban for match-fixing, after winning an emergency ruling from the CAS. That’ll give one of the most successful teams in Turkey […]

Matchday 5 Recap: Ronaldo Given A Roughing Up, Barcelona Win A Wild One,

This recap comes a little late but there are still a few points I wanted to make. First off, I was glad to see the Zenit – Juventus game proceed without incident. After the horrible incident earlier in the week, it would have been understandable had the game been postponed […]

Champions League Matchday 5 Preview

There are some pivotal battles to be fought in the upcoming Matchday and while some groups look to have clear patterns emerging, others could go down to the wire. Let’s take a whirlwind tour of the current state of the groups along with my speculations on the ties on Matchday […]

Champions League News Roundup

With World Cup qualifying on, its been a little slow for UEFA club competition news but here are some stories around the web that I thought you’d find interesting. ESPN Soccernet details the problems at Fenerbahce Bundesliga Talk has posted a quick update on every club in the league Owen […]

Draws galore but Bayern Munich and Juventus return with wins

Just a quick editorial note to start, I had hoped to complete my Group Previews before Matchday 1 but that was not the case. I will still be pushing those out, hopefully finish before Matchday 2 hits. Now, on to last night’s action. After absences last season for perennial Champions […]

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 […]

European Roundup: 10 countries in 10 minutes or less!

This leg of our European tour starts in France where Bordeaux revived their Ligue 1 title hopes when Pierre Ducasse’s stunning 25-metre strike in stoppage time earned them a 2-1 win at Olympique Marseille on the weekend. Second-placed Bordeaux, on 71 points with two games left, are two points behind […]

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Chelsea vs Barcelona, UEFA Champions League Semi-Final: Open Thread

Before, during and after today’s UEFA Champions League semi-final between Chelsea and Barcelona at Stamford Bridge, post your rants, raves, questions and commentary in the comments section below. While yesterday’s match between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid was a mere dress rehearsal, today’s match between the English and Spanish giants […]

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Jurgen Klopp will continue to be cautious with Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said on Wednesday he will not rush injury-prone striker Daniel Sturridge back into first-team action until the England international can prove he is more “robust.” Sturridge, 26, was on the bench for Saturday’s 4-1 demolition of erstwhile Premier League leaders Manchester City, the first time he […]

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