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Troy Parrott Set For Champions League Debut Against Bayern Munich

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Troy Parrott looks set to make his Champions League debut next week when Tottenham take on Bayern Munich. With both teams having already qualified for the knockout stages of the tournament, Jose Mourinho has confirmed that he intends to field a youthful team against the German giants. Mourinho has confirmed that Parrott will be part of a line-up that will …

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Mats Hummels Rejected Man United Because They Are In The Europa League

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Mats Hummels re-joined Borussia Dortmund earlier this week. The German defender left Bayern Munich after three seasons with the Bundesliga champions in a transfer worth €38m. Hummels played for Dortmund between 2008 and 2016, making 309 appearances and scoring 25 goals, and was a key part of the club’s title-winning seasons in 2011 and 2012. “We are very happy that …

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Eamon Dunphy Compares Being Real Madrid President To Being On Cocaine

Eamon Dunphy has never been shy to speak his mind. It’s what people love about him, and sometimes hate about him.  The controversial RTÉ soccer pundit continues to out-do himself with outlandish remarks week in, week out. Having only a few weeks ago disregarded the Juventus side who are outright favourites for this season’s Champions League and have only conceded …

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Champions League Semi-Final Line-Up Revealed

UEFA have made the draw for the last four of Europe’s premier club football competition. A pulsating set of quarter finals means Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, Juventus and Monaco will be in the hat for the last four of the Champions League. The match ups give us a repeat of last year’s final. The Madrid derby last year prove one of …

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UEFA To Issue Mystifying Update On Olivier Giroud – Marco Verratti Incident [Report]

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Olivier Giroud was sent off against Paris Saint-Germain. Arsenal fans were left aghast when Olivier Giroud was sent off against Paris Saint-Germain earlier this week for two bookable offences. Already carrying a yellow card, Giroud received a second yellow card after challenging PSG’s Marco Verratti for possession. Although the Arsenal striker made contact with the Italian, Verratti dramatically fell to the floor, before he quickly began protesting …

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Arsenal Axe Two Established Stars From Champions League Squad

Arsenal have announced their Champions League squad. Arsene Wenger has this evening unveiled his 25 man Champions League squad for the forthcoming campaign. As was expected, the squad includes new signings Rob Holding, Shkodran Mustafi, Granit Xhaka and Lucas Perez, alongside fringe players such as Yaya Sanogo, Carl Jenkinson and Mathieu Debuchy. However Wenger has been forced to leave out Danny Welbeck and Per Mertesacker. …

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Analysis: Blanc’s Back Three Blunts PSG

Laurent Blanc’s baffling decision to opt for a 3-3-2-2 formation rendered his PSG side impotent going forward, helping Manchester City to secure their debut Champions League semi-final appearance. Blanc surprised many by dispensing with his usual 4-1-4-1 system in favour of a back three, with Thiago Motta holding just ahead. Under the circumstances, with the French champions needing to score, …

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VIDEO: Top 10 Jaw-Dropping Goals From The 2014/15 Champions League

This season’s Champions League has provided football fans across the globe with a plethora of entertainment. To celebrate some of the finest moments from this season’s tournament, UEFA have put together a jaw-dropping montage of the top ten Champions League goals this year. The clips include some of the finest finishers in world football at work, such as Lionel Messi, Luis …

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Four Premier Division Sides Awarded UEFA Licences

The Football Association of Ireland have today announced that the Independent Club Licensing Committee have awarded UEFA licences to all four Premier Division sides competing in Europe this season.  Dundalk, who will compete in the Champions League this season, as well as Cork City, St. Pat’s and Shamrock Rovers, who will feature in the Europa League, will now all be entered into …

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