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Tag Archives: Champions League

Roma Fights Back Putting Bordeaux To The Sword

Posted on by Kevin Walker

Yoann Gourcuff’s first-half strike gave Laurent Blanc’s side the lead, but Mirko Vucinic brought the visitors level midway through the second half, before Julio Baptista struck twice in the final quarter of the match to revive Giallorossi Champions League ambitions. There … Continue reading

Champions League Day Two – Part Two, Roma & Inter Milan

Posted on by Kevin Walker

Match Schedule Wednesday 01 Oct. 2008 20:45 Bordeaux vs AS Roma 20:45 Internazionale vs Werder Bremen all times (CET) The following training video demonstrates a move utilized by Roma’s versatile Brazilian winger/midfielder/playmaker Rodrigo Taddei .  Taddei now back healthy in the Giallorossi starting XI, should be a … Continue reading

Champions League Group Stage – Tuesday Results

Posted on by Kevin Walker

First results from match day two left both Italian clubs drawing even against opponents BATE Borisov and FC Steaua Bucuresti. Yesterday’s Match Summary BATE Borisov 2 – 2 Juventus After falling behind two goals to nil in the early going, Juventus needed … Continue reading

Pressure Squarely on Chelsea Against Cluj

Posted on by Mike

How cliche that Transylvania is the setting for today’s Champions League encounter between Cluj and Chelsea, given of course that it’s Oct. 1 and we’re about to be bludgeoned for the next 31 days with the images and sounds of … Continue reading

ESPN2 Shows EPL Teams Too Often In Champions League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I love watching Premier League teams on television just as much as anyone, but I must admit that I’m a bit sick of EPL teams monopolizing ESPN’s Champions League coverage in their Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon timeslots.

Champions League Group Stage – Match Day Two

Posted on by Kevin Walker

Match Schedule Tuesday 30 Sept. 2008   20:45 Fiorentina vs FC Steaua Bucuresti 20:45 FC BATE Borisov vs Juventus Wednesday 01 Oct. 2008 20:45 Bordeaux vs AS Roma 20:45 Internazionale vs Werder Bremen all times (CET) UEFA.com Magazine Interviews UEFA.com magazine interviews … Continue reading

Friday Five: Wembley to Host 2011 Champions League Final, Thierry Henry Unhappy

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

In a new experiment, I am going to try a weekly wrap-up of news stories that caught my eye but that I don’t think require pages of analysis as I am prone to doing So, here they are, concise and … Continue reading

Del Piero Man Of The Match, Juventus 1 – 0 Zenit

Posted on by Kevin Walker

The Old Lady of Turin has been absent from Champions League play since the calciopoli scandal of two seasons ago but you wouldn’t have known it, especially once the home side took the lead in the 76th minute, from a Del Piero free … Continue reading

Champions League Match Day One – Part II

Posted on by Kevin Walker

Wednesday Sept 17th Lyon v Fiorentina, Group F Juventus v Zenit St Petersburg, Group H Yesterday’s Results for Italian Clubs Roma 1 – 2 CFR Cluj, Group A Panathinaikos 0 -2 Inter, Group B Goalscorers Inter – Mancini (27′), Adriano (85′), … Continue reading

Roma 1 – 2 CFR CLUJ, CFR CLUJ WHO?

Posted on by Kevin Walker

LOCAL TIME ROME ITALY: (minus 6 hours for NYC time) CFR CLUJ WHO? are the headlines in Rome after Romanian club CFR Cluj made front-page news this morning beating A.S. Roma 2 – 1 at the Stadio Olimpico, in the opening day action of Champions League. CFR Cluj play … Continue reading

A Sporting Chance to Win Group C

Posted on by Mike

What do Werder Bremen, Villareal, Atletico Madrid, Panathinaikos, PSV Eindhoven, Marseille, Dynamo Kyiv, Celtic and Fenerbahce have in common (hint: the answer is not “They’re all in the Champions League group stage which starts today”)? Give up? Well, all of … Continue reading

Join All Talk All-Stars Fantasy!!!

Posted on by Juan Arango

Simply log on to the UEFA website.  When registering your team, go to the League tab and look All Talk All Stars. Then look for the All Talk All-Star League. The grand prize will include a huge pat on the … Continue reading

The Sync: The Return of the Ligapokal

Posted on by Double Pivot

Last year the winter break lasted six long agonizing weeks. This year it will be seven. The break has been controversial for some time as even the Kaiser has called for the abandonment of this “luxury”. It is too long … Continue reading

Why The Bundesliga Is Better Than The Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Find out why the Bundesliga is better than the Premier League according to blogger Double Pivot, as well as several other interesting articles I’m reading right now. Enjoy. 7 Reasons Why The Bundesliga Is Better Than The EPL (Bundesliga Talk) … Continue reading

Impossible is Nothing: Adidas’ Video for Kahn’s Farewell

Posted on by Mark

As you may know former longtime Germany and Bayern no. 1 Oliver Kahn had his testimonial exactly a week ago in Munich. The match, between Bayern and Germany, ended 1-1, but the score was less important than the man honored … Continue reading

UEFA Website Redesign Launched

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

This is a bit late but I did want to acknowledge that UEFA.com has re-launched with a new take on their familiar look. The layout is a bit cleaner though the page now contains more elements. The color scheme is … Continue reading

The Set: Seven Reasons the Bundesliga Is Better Than the EPL

Posted on by Double Pivot

st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } 1. Parity Okay, let’s not kid ourselves.  Not any team can win the Bundesliga.  But since the inception of the EPL in 1991, four teams have won the title: United, Blackburn, Chelsea and Arsenal, but United has won … Continue reading

Schalke’s Keeper Worries Grow: Schober Injured

Posted on by Mark

Schalke, currently sitting at the top of the Bundesliga, have surged ahead to the peak of another, less prestigious table – the goalkeeper injury table. First choice keeper Manuel Neuer has yet to make an appearance this season, having broken … Continue reading