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Shakhtar midfielder Douglas Costa wants Chelsea move

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa has admitted he would like a move to the Premier League with Chelsea being his preferred destination. The 24-year-old has been tracked by a number of European clubs since he began his playing career for the Brazilian side Gremio in 2008. However, the midfielder ended up […]

PSG vs Chelsea and Shakhtar vs Bayern; TV times and open thread

After a break of 69 days, the UEFA Champions League returns today with the beginning of the Round of 16 featuring Paris Saint-Germain against Chelsea and Shakhtar vs Bayern. Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: Paris Saint-Germain vs Chelsea, 2:45pm ET, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Soccer 2Go […]

Shakhtar Donetsk coach says his team will be heroes if they beat Bayern Munich

Shakhtar Donetsk have not played a competitive game since the turn of the New Year. In fact, the Ukrainian champions’ last match was on December 14th against Porto on matchday six of the Champions League. Since that time, Shakhtar have competed in venues outside of its war-torn country (Spain, Croatia and Brazil). […]

Champions League preview, predicted lineups, TV schedule and predictions

The knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League typically churns out some of the most dramatic soccer matches of the entire campaign and we don’t have to wait long until the last-16 gets underway. This season’s competition is packed with quality, as the remaining sides look to plot their path […]

Liverpool Lose Out as Dortmund Sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan for £21.5million: Nightly Soccer Report

Liverpool Football Club have lost out on the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan after the Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder has signed for Borussia Dortmund for a transfer fee of £21.5million, according to the BBC. Brendan Rodgers has already signed Iago Aspas, Kolo Toure and Simon Mignolet this summer, but it’s no secret that Liverpool were […]

What Matches Do You Want To See In The Knockout Stages?

The Champions League group stages have finished, and now it’s time to see which teams will face each other in the round of 16 which is coming up next. UEFA will be drawing the match-ups for the Champions League and the Europa League on December 17th, and there’s a set of guidelines […]

Barcelona 5-0 Real Madrid: Can Real still be considered Champions League contenders?

Tonight’s game promised to give one of the closest indications so far of who could become European champions this year, but in truth, nobody could’ve predicted what followed. Barcelona dissected their rivals with precise, incisive play that arguably would have torn absolutely any team in the world apart. In doing […]

Roma Score Late In Comeback Win Over Bayern

In the first eight matches of this Champions League matchday, there was plenty of excitement to go around. Some sides like Chelsea have made sure that they’re going through top of the group, while others like Arsenal have complicated their Champions League campaign terribly. In these eight games, there were […]

Real Madrid Grab Last-Gasp Goal For 2-2 Draw

After a truly fantastic matchday of Champions League action, there are so many things to review, especially after so many goals were scored. There were 53 goals scored in all 16 matches of the Champions League this midweek, that’s an average of 3.31 goals per game! Not bad at all. […]

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 […]

Transfer Update: Kaka to Manchester City?

At our sister site EPLTalk.com and on all the major soccer sites, the buzz is about the proposed purchase of Kaka by Manchester City. Representatives from Manchester City have traveled to Milan and a bid has been made, reportedly in the region of £100 million, for the 26-year-old midfielder. This […]

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 Matchday 4 — Tuesday Preview

Matchday 4 should be a pivotal one as many groups may well be decided once the games are completed. Who needs a win and who can afford to slip? Let’s take a look at Tuesday’s games. Group A Roma need to win at home against Chelsea but that is looking […]

At The Turn: Who Needs to Win

To use a golf analogy, the teams in the group stage of the Champions League make the turn today and tomorrow with the completion of the first three games of the group stage. And while it’s early, for some teams, it’s make-or-break time. Group by group, here’s an analysis of […]

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Cardiff City Sign Norwegian Midfield Duo Magnus Wolff Eikrem

Cardiff City have signed Norwegian duo Magnus Wolff Eikrem to boost the Welsh club’s chances of avoiding relegation this season. The footballer previously played under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer when he managed Manchester United’s reserve team. Magnus Wolff Eikrem is a Norwegian national team player who has been signed from Heerenveen in the […]

Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood believes Manchester United are beatable

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood believes Manchester United are “beatable” and expects his side’s pace on the counter-attack to cause their opponents problems on Saturday. United are currently in fourth place in the Premier League and are coming off of successive wins over Tottenham and Liverpool. While Aston Villa have shown […]

When Will Phil Brown Go?

For any of you that have been living under a rock for the last few years, Hull City Football Club have taken a roller coaster ride that even the most serious coaster enthusiasts would envy. Last year they made their first top flight appearance in the history of English Football […]

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