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Aaron Ramsey Suffers Yet Another Disheartening Injury Set-Back

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Aaron Ramsey had been close to making a return for Arsenal. Although Aaron Ramsey was expected to make his return to the Arsenal team in the coming days after limping off against Liverpool on the opening day of the season, Arsene Wenger has today confirmed that the midfielder will not be available until after the forthcoming international break. In turn, this …

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Champions League Group Stage Draw: Dream Group For Leicester, While Pep Returns To Barça

NYON, SWITZERLAND - JUNE 24: The draw ball await during the UEFA Champions League Q2 qualifying round draw at the UEFA headquarters on June 24, 2013 in Nyon, Switzerland. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)

The draw for the Champions League group stage took place in Monaco this evening, and has thrown up a number of very interesting match-ups. Premier League champions Leicester City were guaranteed a top seed entry, meaning they would avoid the heavy hitters but could still have potentially faced the likes of Atlético Madrid or Borussia Dortmund. As it turned out, …

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Watch: Schalke Fire Shots At Arsenal In Breel Embolo Welcome Video

LILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 19: Breel Embolo of Switzerland and Laurent Koscielny of France compete for the ball during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group A match between Switzerland and France at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on June 19, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Schalke were perhaps the dark horses in the race for Breel Embolo’s signature this summer considering some of Europe’s biggest names were supposedly after him, and the Royal Blues have certainly done their upmost to make this fact known. Not content with announcing his arrival from Basel, which is likely to have cost the club upwards of €20 million, the Bundesliga …

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Man United, Liverpool & Tottenham All Handed Tough Europa League Ties in Last 16 Draw

The road to Basel became a little less populated on Thursday night as 32 teams became 16 in the 2015/16 Europa League. In terms of English interest, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester United all progressed – with varying levels of comfort – to the second knockout stage by beating Augsburg, Fiorentina and Midtjylland respectively. Their reward is a place in today’s …

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Under Fire Liverpool Boss May Struggle to Hang On To Star Player

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is facing a chorus of criticism as he struggles to get superstar winger Raheem Sterling to sign a new deal. Things are not looking good for Brendan Rodger as the press are turning on the man that they feted last season as a footballing visionary. Tony Cascarino has added his voice to the  growing chorus of …

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Season-Defining Game For Liverpool Tonight

Liverpool take on Basel tonight at Anfield in their last group game of this year’s Champions League campaign. Kick-off on Merseyside is at 7:45pm. Liverpool need to beat the Swiss side, whilst Basel can afford to draw the game tonight. The Reds are currently on four points while Basel are on six. Although Liverpool have home advantage in their favour …

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Top Five Champions League Group Stage Upsets

With the Champions League once more about to grace our television screens this week, memories of past years have flooded the senses. With this in mind, it seems only fitting to look back on some of the greatest Group Stage upsets in recent memory.   5) Barcelona 1-2 Rubin Kazan, 2009-2010 Season Going into the match Rubin Kazan were rank …

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Liverpool Fan Focus: Lack of Flavour In Basel

Liverpool fan Stephen O’Leary laments another poor Liverpool performance and questions Steven Gerrard’s influence on the side. It’s a strange feeling this, having a vested interest in the midweek madness of the Champions League once again. It returned to Anfield two weeks ago with the visit of Ludogorets, but from the muted atmosphere in the stadium you might have mistaken …

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Champions League Preview: FC Basel Vs Liverpool

Liverpool can secure six points from their first two Champions League games with a win in Switzerland tonight vs FC Basel. Kick-off from St Jacob-Park is at 7:45pm, Dan Dalton previews this crucial game for the Reds. _____ Form FC Basel struggled in their opening Champions League encounter, being overpowered by the likes of Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo they suffered a …

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Video: Liverpool Look Ahead To Basel Clash

Liverpool travel to Basel for their second Champions League tie of the season where they will be hoping to pick up three points and continue their 100% record in the competition so far.  Basel’s opening game saw them lose 5-1 to Real Madrid but their first home tie should provide Liverpool with a sterner test. Manager Brendan Rodgers and midfielder …

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Favourable Draw Just What Liverpool Deserve

The Champions League draw in Monaco on Thursday evening saw Liverpool drawn in Group B with holders Real Madrid, Swiss outfit F.C. Basel and Bulgarian minnows Ludogorets. The favourable draw is just what Liverpool deserve after their European exodus, writes Conor Sherry. Who Liverpool would be drawn against in the group stages of upon their return to the Champions League has been …

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