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Premier League Sides Handed Tricky Ties In Champions League Draw

The four Premier League teams remaining in the Champions League, learned their fate this morning as the draw for the last 16 of the tournament took place. Holders Liverpool advanced to the knockout stages after beating RB Salzburg in their final group game and Klopp’s side will face the difficult task of Atletico Madrid in the last 16. Arguably the …

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Jose Mourinho: Troy Parrott Needs More Time To Develop

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has said Republic of Ireland international Troy Parrott needs more time to develop as he insisted Harry Kane is still “fundamental” to his plans. Parrott was an unused sub in Spurs’ 3-1 loss to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League during the week while Kane was rested for the dead-rubber game in Germany following a …

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Liverpool Learn Potential Opponents For Champions League Last 16

Holders Liverpool have learned their potential opponents for the last 16 of the Champions League following the conclusion of the competition’s group stages on Wednesday night. Jurgen Klopp’s men finished top of their group after defeating RB Salzburg on Tuesday night and will likely face a tricky tie in the next stage of the tournament. If they are to reach …

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Tottenham Ballboy Says Jose Mourinho Praise “Made His Life”

The Tottenham ballboy who was praised by Jose Mourinho for his quick thinking in their victory over Olympiacos in the Champions League has outlined that the manager’s gesture “made his life”. 15-year-old Callum Hynes’ sharp reactions allowed Serge Aurier to take a quick throw-in which resulted in Harry Kane’s equaliser during their crucial 4-2 victory over Olympiacos. Mourinho was full …

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Liverpool & Napoli Meet Again As Draw Made For Champions League

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The draw for the group stages of this season’s Champions League has been made in Monaco this evening.  Reigning champions Liverpool have been drawn in Group E alongside familiar foes Napoli while FC Salzburg and KRC Genk make up the rest of the opposition for Jurgen Klopp’s side. Tottenham are in Group B where they will meet Bayern Munich, Olympiacos …

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Double The Delight For Dundalk’s Michael Duffy

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Dundalk qualified for the second round of the UEFA Champions League last night after a dramatic penalty shootout win over Latvian side, Riga.  It was a great win for the League of Ireland champions who had to do it the hard way minus their talisman, Michael Duffy. Duffy had hoped to be involved in the dramatic 4-3 penalty shootout win …

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“Jose Just Rang” – Dundalk Boss Reveals Mourinho Call Following CL Win

Dundalk manager Vinnie Perth revealed that Jose Mourinho congratulated the Lilywhites following their Champions League victory in Riga last night. The Airtricity League Champions defeated Riga on penalties on Wednesday night to advance to the second round of the qualifiers with a tie against Qarabag of Azerbaijan the prize following their win. According to a report in the Irish Independent, …

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Liverpool Dominate Mourinho’s Champions League Team Of Tournament

Champions League winners Liverpool featured heavily in former Real Madrid and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s team of the tournament as he selected his best XI from the European season past. Jurgen Klopp’s side were victorious in Saturday’s all English clash with Tottenham, defeating the North London club by 2-0 thanks to goals from Mo Salah and Divock Origi. Mourinho …

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Jamie Carragher On How Alex Ferguson Convinced Him That Jurgen Klopp Was The Real Deal

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“If Fergie is worried, this guy must be the real deal.” Jamie Carragher has been speaking about the moment he knew Jurgen Klopp was the man who would bring success back to Liverpool. According to the former Liverpool defender, Alex Ferguson fully convinced him of Klopp’s credentials as a world-class manager. In 2017, Carragher took part in Michael Carrick’s testimonial …

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Caoimhin Kelleher Collects Champions League Medal As Liverpool Beat Tottenham In Final

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Liverpool are European champions again. And Caoimhin Kelleher has his first medal in professional football. The Irish goalkeeper was part of Liverpool’s 23-man squad for the Champions League final against Tottenham in Madrid and collected a medal he will always treasure following the final. Kelleher has yet to play a senior game for Liverpool and made a little bit of …

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Liverpool And Tottenham Name Their Teams for Champions League Final

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The teams are in. Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have named their teams for Saturday night’s Champions League final in Madrid. The two Premier League sides go head to head at the Wanda Metropolitano in the Spanish capital for European football’s biggest game. Jurgen Klopp only had one injury concern ahead of the final, after midfielder Naby Keita was ruled out …

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