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When the clock strikes 12…will the late start hit Utd and Chelsea?

May 8, 2008

Having a sleep Cristiano?

After 60 minutes of the 2008 Champions League final all eyes will be on the pitch, but for a not-so-obvious reason.  

Domestic bliss for Real and Bayern, but what about Europe?

May 5, 2008

Hitzfeld gets soaked

Two giants of European football, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich wrapped up their respective league titles with plenty of room to spare this weekend.

Time for UEFA to rethink Champions League finals

May 2, 2008

Luzhniki Stadium

With Manchester United and Chelsea fans scrambling frantically for match tickets, flights, hotel rooms and visas for the Champions League final in Moscow, should UEFA now rethink the way it awards its showpiece event?      

Friday afternoon question: Should Fergie quit if he wins a double?

May 2, 2008

Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has been elusive over his retirement plans but with a possible double looming, should he start thinking about leaving on a high note if he manages to win this season’s Premier League and Champions League?

Vlog on the pitch – Drogba gets the last laugh with Benitez

May 1, 2008

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez said Didier Drogba was a diver ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final, but the Ivorian had the last laugh with two goals in Chelsea’s victory.

Has Grant finally been accepted at Chelsea?

May 1, 2008

Grant shows some emotion

He has achieved something no other Chelsea manager has by taking the club to a Champions League final, but there is still speculation Avram Grant will be axed at the end of the season.

Third time lucky for Chelsea

April 30, 2008

On a soggy night at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea finally prevailed against Liverpool in a Champions League semi-final after failures in 2005 and 2007.

Struggling Henry slips down the pecking order

April 30, 2008

A dejected Henry

According to a poll on Facebook, strikers Nicolas Anelka and Karim Benzema are favourites to be in France’s 23-man squad for Euro 2008 in Switzerland and Austria.

Manchester United 1 Barcelona 0 – your views

April 29, 2008

A great European night following the dull first leg last week but did Manchester United deserve to win over all?

Let’s be Frank about Lampard

April 28, 2008

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has returned to training following the death of his mother last week but, even if he wants to, should he play in Wednesday’s Champions League game against Liverpool?