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Archives: olympiacos

Champions League Re-Cap All The Winners And Losers From Day 1

Posted on by Cronan Yu
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Champions League football once again made a glorious return and it was last season’s victors, Real Madrid, who provided the biggest win of match day 1, defeating Basel 5-1. Elsewhere, Liverpool made a triumphant return to Europe’s premier club competition … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Olympiacos, International Champions Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Manchester City and Olympiacos square off at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, with kickoff slated for 3pm ET. Both teams are still in contention to qualify for the International Champions Cup final in Miami on Monday, and need wins coupled … Continue reading

Liverpool vs Olympiacos, International Champions Cup Game in Chicago [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Bo McMillan
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Sunday’s International Champions Cup game between Liverpool and Olympiacos had an attendance of 36,170 on a sunny but windy day in Chicago at Soldier Field. The majority of the fans in the stadium were Liverpool supporters, who cheered their team on … Continue reading

AC Milan vs Olympiacos: Starting Lineups, TV Times and International Champions Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Mario Balotelli and his AC Milan teammates take on Greek powerhouse Olympiacos tonight at BMO Field in Toronto at 8pm ET in the first game of the 2014 International Champions Cup. Milan and Olympiacos are in the same group as … Continue reading

All You Need to Know About the International Champions Cup

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Beginning Thursday, July 24, the biggest and most exciting soccer tournament in the North America this summer kicks off as eight stellar teams travel to play across the US and Canada. The 2014 edition of the International Champions Cup features … Continue reading

Tickets Available for A.C. Milan vs Olympiacos in New York’s Citi Field

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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With the news that AC Milan have hired Filippo Inzaghi as the team’s Head Coach, soccer fans in the United States will get a first chance to see the AC Milan great in person this summer when the club plays … Continue reading

Tickets Are Available for Liverpool vs Olympiacos Game In Chicago

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Tickets are still available for the International Champions Cup game between Liverpool and Olympiacos, who will face off in Chicago on July 27th at Soldier Field. Both teams have been placed in Group B with Manchester City and AC Milan. … Continue reading

Soccer Returns to Citi Field With Olympiakos vs AC Milan In This Summer’s International Champions Cup

Posted on by Todd Simmons
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With so much attention focused on European soccer teams coming to the United States this summer, it’s important to note that the International Champions Cup returns to the five boroughs of New York in July when Olympiakos takes the field … Continue reading

WATCH Panathinaikos Manager Get Hit In Face By Large Drink in Athens Derby [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Panathinaikos manager Yiannis Anastasiou was hit in the face by a large cup of Coke thrown by a fan during a match between Panathinaikos and Olympiacos this past weekend. Presumably the projectile was thrown by a disgruntled Olympiacos fan because Panathinaikos … Continue reading

Olympiacos vs Manchester United, UEFA Champions League 1st Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester United topped a potentially tricky group containing Bayer Leverkusen, Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Sociedad and have been rewarded with a tie against not only the weakest team left in the competition, but a team who sold their outstanding player … Continue reading

Exclusive: Real Madrid, Manchester United, Liverpool And 5 Other Top Teams Heading to United States In July

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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EXCLUSIVE: Real Madrid, Manchester United and Liverpool will be among 8 top European teams playing in 12 cities in the 2014 International Champions Cup. The participating teams that will be officially announced on Tuesday are Real Madrid, Manchester United, Manchester … Continue reading

The Complexities of Greek Club Football: The Football Vagabond Series [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Founder/Editor of Howler magazine, George Quraishi, recently traveled to Greece to learn about the tumultuous world of Greek football and the complex but storied rivalries between clubs such as Olympiacos and Panathinaikos, as well as Aris and PAOK. Quraishi also … Continue reading

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Bordeaux To Bolster Ligue 1 Status

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

One of the least talked about ties in the Round of 16, Bordeaux’s match-up with Olympiacos, could turn out to be one of the most important in shaping the face of the Champions League as well as French football. Lyon’s … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Group Draw

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

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 … Continue reading

Bayern, Real, Lyon closing in on domestic glory

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

With so much focus on the English Premier League and its dominance of the Champions League, I wanted to switch gears and take a look at some of the other leagues in Europe.

Sensational Shootouts and Surprise Scorelines

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

In many ways it was a wild finish to the Round of 16 and it’s not done yet! We still have the second leg of the Liverpool – Internazionale tie on Tuesday, March 11th. FC Schalke 04 overcame some poor … Continue reading

Round of 16 Predictions

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Here are my picks to go through to the quarter-finals. Liverpool v InternazionaleOlmypiacos v ChelseaRoma v Real MadridSchalke v PortoArsenal v MilanLyon v Manchester UnitedFenerbahce v SevillaCeltic v Barcelona I could see Roma or Fenerbache advancing from their matches, those … Continue reading

The smoke clears

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

…and we are left with 16 teams. The knockout phase pairings will be drawn on December 21 at UEFA headquarters in Nyon. The complete list of teams heading into the draw is posted below: 2007/08 UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16 … Continue reading