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England will face Germany in the last 16 of the Champions League — after three of the four Premier League sides were drawn against Bundesliga opponents. Liverpool take on Bayern Munich, Tottenham face Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City play Schalke, with the two-legged ties to be played in February and March. Manchester United’s season of [...]

UEFA Threaten AC Milan With Two-Year Europe Ban

AC Milan must break even by June 2021 or face being banned from European competition for two years under Financial Fair Play rules, UEFA has announced. The decision from the European governing body’s adjudicatory chamber comes after Milan successfully appealed against a two-year ban being immediately imposed this summer, with the Court of Arbitration for [...]

Real Madrid’s Season Goes From Bad To Worse

Real Madrid suffered their biggest ever home defeat in Europe as they were thrashed by CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. Real Madrid lost 3-0 to CSKA Moscow, losing to the Russians for the second time in the group stages. With the defeat, it is the biggest defeat that Madrid has ever experienced at home [...]

Jurgen Klopp paid Alisson Becker the ultimate tribute after admitting he would have ‘paid double’ to bring the Brazil international’s match defining saving to Anfield. Alisson cost Liverpool £65million when he arrived from Roma in July; it was a world record fee for less than two weeks but, already, he has already repaid that transfer [...]

Manchester City are reportedly facing a Champions League ban for breaking Financial Fair Play regulations. The English champions were the subject of a series of stunning revelations made by the Football Leaks hackers last month, not least with regard to inflated sponsorship deals seemingly designed to beat UEFA’s FFP system. Among the reports, based on [...]

Arsenal supremo Vinai Venkatesham admits the failure to secure Champions League football for two consecutive seasons has cost the club ‘tens of millions of pounds’. But the Gunners managing director is backing Unai Emery to fire the club back among Europe’s elite this season. The Gunners are hoping to regain their place back in European [...]

Manchester City and Paris St-Germain “are cheating and should be sanctioned”, according to La Liga following financial conduct allegations. German news magazine Der Spiegel says City and PSG overvalued sponsorship deals to help meet Uefa’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules. And it says that in 2014 the clubs negotiated with Fifa president Gianni Infantino, who [...]

Borussia Dortmund, Atlético Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Ajax, Bayern Münich, Manchester City and Juventus could all book their UEFA Champions League round of 16 places with two games to spare on matchday four while ten other clubs are fighting to keep their hopes alive. Group A: Monaco (1 point) v Club Brugge (1), Atlético Madrid [...]

According to recently acquired emails from Football Leaks, 16 of Europe’s biggest clubs, including Juventus, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United and Bayern Munich have been negotiating to form a Super League. This idea had been floated in the open before, but according to the trans-national investigation resulting from hacked emails obtained by Der Spiegel, there [...]

Champions League Matchday Three Recap

Another interesting week in the Champions League where Juventus and Dortmund showed that they are a class above the rest and where European royalty like Real Madrid and Manchester United showed they are a long way from being contenders. Here is a recap of this weeks’s Champions League matchday 3 games: Group A Borussia Dortmund [...]