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Recent Champions League news, rumors

  • • Lingard, De Gea vindicate Solskjaer's game plan
    After a difficult week in the Champions League, Man Utd's comeback win at West Ham said plenty about their attitude, but also served as a reminder of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's options off the bench....2021
  • • Anti-gay slurs mar Monterrey's CCL win
    Monterrey beat Cruz Azul 5-1 on aggregate to reach the CONCACAF Champions League final in a match marred by anti-gay chants on Thursday....2021
  • Americans Abroad: Midweek Rewind (Pefok, Yedlin, and more)
    • Americans Abroad: Midweek Rewind (Pefok, Yedlin, and more)
    Jordan Pefok had a UEFA Champions League debut to remember while DeAndre Yedlin continued to have himself one heck of a week. Pefok's late game-winning goal helped Swiss champion Young Boys shock (...)...2021
  • Guardiola on fans beef: I won't apologise
    • Guardiola on fans beef: I won't apologise
    Pep Guardiola said he will not apologise for his comments about Manchester City fans following the Champions League victory over RB Leipzig....2021
  • • Club America beats Philadelphia, into CCL final
    Club America eliminated the Philadelphia Union 4-0 on aggregate after a 2-0 win on Wednesday to reach the CONCACAF Champions League final....2021
  • James has UCL, Euro 2020 medals stolen
    • James has UCL, Euro 2020 medals stolen
    Chelsea defender Reece James said on Instagram he was burgled while playing in the Champions League on Tuesday....2021
  • Solskjaer: Reaction to Man Utd loss over the top
    • Solskjaer: Reaction to Man Utd loss over the top
    Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said the reaction to his team's Champions League defeat to Young Boys has been has been over the top....2021
  • Club America tops Union to thwart final MLS hope of a 2021 Concacaf Champions League  title
    • Club America tops Union to thwart final MLS hope of a 2021 Concacaf Champions League title
    Major League Soccer's long and painful wait for a Concacaf Champions League title will have to wait another year after the Philadelphia Union's bid to win the competition was put to an end by Mexican (...)...2021
  • • Liverpool beat Milan in Champions League classic
    Liverpool beat AC Milan 3-2 in their Champions League opener as Jordan Henderson's stunning effort settled a classic encounter at Anfield....2021
  • • Real Madrid's Rodrygo strikes late to beat Inter Milan
    Real Madrid defeated Internazionale 1-0 on a late goal from Rodrygo in Champions League group stage action on Wednesday....2021

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Champions League injury and suspension

  • Americans Abroad: Midweek Preview (Dest, Pefok, Aaronson and more)
    • Americans Abroad: Midweek Preview (Dest, Pefok, Aaronson and more)
    The UEFA Champions League group stage kicks off this week, and while there are a handful of top American stars set to miss out on the opening round of matches due to injuries, there are still plenty of (...)...2021
  • Sources: No return date for Bale after injury
    • Sources: No return date for Bale after injury
    Gareth Bale will miss Real Madrid's Champions League opener due to a hamstring injury and sources have told ESPN that no return date has been set....2021
  • De Bruyne on UCL knock: Pain like a dentist visit
    • De Bruyne on UCL knock: Pain like a dentist visit
    Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has said that his Champions League final injury has left him feeling like he has "visited the dentist."...2021
  • Belgium relief as De Bruyne to join squad on Monday
    • Belgium relief as De Bruyne to join squad on Monday
    Kevin De Bruyne has had minor surgery on the eye socket he injured in the Champions League final and will join the Belgium squad on Monday....2021
  • • Man City goalkeeper Ederson wants to take penalty in UCL final
    Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson says he's "on the list" of penalty takers if the Champions League final against Chelsea goes to a shootout....2021
  • • U.S. star Hoppe dents Frankfurt's UCL hopes
    Champions League hopefuls Frankfurt crashed to a 4-3 defeat at relegated Schalke on Saturday with U.S. star Matthew Hoppe scoring the winner....2021
  • • Collegiate Corner: Hoglund’s Stock Gunnar’d Down
    UEFA Champions League. University College London. Ultra-conservative llamas. What do all three of these have in common? They're all UCLs that instill less fear in an MLB front office than the ulnar collateral ligament. That is unless one particular ultra-conservative llama wakes up one morning only to realize his cud has been chewed by Steve, his ornery llama friend who seems to always be stirring...2021
  • • Militao's tough week continues in 5/10 showing vs. Sevilla
    Eder Militao conceded a penalty in Real Madrid's draw with Sevilla, compounding a tough outing in Los Blancos' Champions League exit at Chelsea....2021
  • CCL Rewind: Club America eliminates Timbers in quarterfinals
    • CCL Rewind: Club America eliminates Timbers in quarterfinals
    The Portland Timbers saw their Concacaf Champions League run end at Estadio Azteca on Wednesday night, after a 3-1 loss to Club America. A Diego Valeri penalty kick in the 65th minute made the score 2-1, and (...)...2021
  • Pulisic cleared to play for Chelsea in UCL quarterfinal against Porto
    • Pulisic cleared to play for Chelsea in UCL quarterfinal against Porto
    Christian Pulisic's most recent injury concern appears to have avoided becoming something worse, as the American star has been cleared to play in Chelsea's upcoming UEFA Champions League quarterfinal against (...)...2021

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Champions League lifestyle

  • • PSG stars' unity pledge in Verratti's restaurant takes them to UCL final
    Neymar and the rest of the PSG squad made a vow to each other at Marco Verratti's restaurant in February. Now, they are Champions League finalists....2020
  • • Barcelona need to respect 'incredible' Klopp & Liverpool - Mendieta
    The former Blaugrana midfielder believes the Liga title holders can overcome the Reds in the Champions League semi-finals, but expects a tough test...2019

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Champions League trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Messi bids a tearful goodbye to FC Barcelona
    It took Lionel Messi more than a minute to start this emotional farewell news conference on Sunday (August 8) at FC Barcelona,where the soccer icon confirmed he'd be leaving the team -- a team where he's spent his entire career.With tears running down his cheeks, he told the news conference that this is without a doubt, the most difficult moment of his career.And it’s a glittering career that star...2021
  • Thai club adds actor to Champions League squad
    • Thai club adds actor to Champions League squad
    Famed actor and singer Phakin Khamwilaisak has signed a six-month contract with Thailand's Ratchaburi Mitr Phol....2021
  • • Collegiate Corner: Hoglund’s Stock Gunnar’d Down
    UEFA Champions League. University College London. Ultra-conservative llamas. What do all three of these have in common? They're all UCLs that instill less fear in an MLB front office than the ulnar collateral ligament. That is unless one particular ultra-conservative llama wakes up one morning only to realize his cud has been chewed by Steve, his ornery llama friend who seems to always be stirring...2021
  • • The best soccer team in the world is on the ropes today, plus who won the NHL trade deadline?
    There could be plenty of drama over the next few days in the Champions League...2021
  • Barcelona - PSG, return of UEFA Champions League headlines This Week's Soccer on TV
    • Barcelona - PSG, return of UEFA Champions League headlines This Week's Soccer on TV
    Things have not gone well for Barcelona so far in 2021. The mysterious leak of Lionel Messi's contract last month was the harbinger of high drama off the field. Things have been bad on the field too. The year (...)...2021
  • Catarina Macario:
    • Catarina Macario: "This week I've had a lot of dreams come true"
    It was just a couple of weeks ago when Catarina Macario opted out of the NWSL draft to join forces with European powerhouse (and winners of five consecutive Champions League titles) Lyon. Shortly after that, (...)...2021
  • Here's how to get Caoimhin Kelleher's name right (even Liverpool struggle)
    • Here's how to get Caoimhin Kelleher's name right (even Liverpool struggle)
    After making his first appearances in the Champions League and the Premier League, the name Caoimhin Kelleher is one worth getting to grips with....2020
  • 'Messi! Show them some respect!' UEFA's new doc reveals the life of a ref
    • 'Messi! Show them some respect!' UEFA's new doc reveals the life of a ref
    UEFA is offering a rare, access-all-areas glimpse into the world of the loneliest person on any given Champions League matchday: the referee....2020
  • • Concacaf Champions League restart offers MLS teams the best possible chance | Charles Boehm
    2020
  • This Week's Soccer on TV (Real Madrid-Inter, Atalanta-Liverpool among the Top 5 Matches to Watch)
    • This Week's Soccer on TV (Real Madrid-Inter, Atalanta-Liverpool among the Top 5 Matches to Watch)
    Big teams looking to make up for lost ground in the UEFA Champions League group stages will be the main focus, and most appealing offering in This Weekend's Soccer on TV. Real Madrid and Inter Milan (...)...2020

Champions League stats and results

  • Jordan Pefok scores winner to lead Young Boys to shock UCL win over Manchester United
    • Jordan Pefok scores winner to lead Young Boys to shock UCL win over Manchester United
    Jordan Pefok wasn't in the starting lineup when Tuesday's UEFA Champions League clash between Young Boys and Manchester United began, but he was on the field for the end, and delivered the winning blow in (...)...2021
  • • There's more to Barcelona-Bayern than 'that' 8-2 result
    Last year, Bayern Munich beat Barcelona 8-2 in the Champions League, the start of a painful run for the Spanish giants. What will this week hold?...2021
  • Brenden Aaronson scores again to help Salzburg secure place in UEFA Champions League group stage
    • Brenden Aaronson scores again to help Salzburg secure place in UEFA Champions League group stage
    Brenden Aaronson became the 12th American player to secure a place in this season's UEFA Champions League group stage, and Red Bull Salzburg can thank the young American midfielder for doing his part to secure (...)...2021
  • Americans Abroad: Midweek Rewind (Aaronson scores, Yedlin starts, and more)
    • Americans Abroad: Midweek Rewind (Aaronson scores, Yedlin starts, and more)
    Brenden Aaronson brought his team one step closer to the UEFA Champions League group stage and DeAndre Yedlin started in a Europa League qualifier to highlight this week's performances by Americans (...)...2021
  • Brenden Aaronson scores winner for Red Bull Salzburg in UEFA Champions League playoff
    • Brenden Aaronson scores winner for Red Bull Salzburg in UEFA Champions League playoff
    If Brenden Aaronson winds up being one of the Americans to take part in the UEFA Champions League group stage, it will be in part because of the young midfielder's own heroics. The U.S. men's national team (...)...2021
  • Mark McKenzie impresses as Genk seals Champions League spot
    • Mark McKenzie impresses as Genk seals Champions League spot
    Genk finished the Belgian Pro League regular season 20 points behind Club Brugge, but got the last laugh in Sunday's playoff finale. Mark McKenzie played 90 minutes for Genk in a 2-1 road victory over Club (...)...2021
  • • Liverpool bolster top-four hopes in win at Burnley
    Liverpool bolstered their Champions League hopes with a 3-0 win over Burnley to move ahead of Leicester City into fourth place in the standings....2021
  • LIVE: Chelsea host Leicester in top-four showdown
    • LIVE: Chelsea host Leicester in top-four showdown
    Three days after their FA Cup final meeting, the teams do battle with Champions League qualification at stake. Leicester kick off in third, two points and one place ahead of Chelsea....2021
  • LIVE: Man City chase title glory in UCL final rehearsal
    • LIVE: Man City chase title glory in UCL final rehearsal
    Three weeks before the Champions League final, Man City and Chelsea play a crucial Premier League game. City win the title with victory; Chelsea need points to boost their top-four hopes....2021
  • LIVE: Tottenham seek European boost at Leeds
    • LIVE: Tottenham seek European boost at Leeds
    Tottenham sit five points off Chelsea in the final Champions League spot and need a win against Leeds to keep their European ambitions alive. Follow on ESPN....2021

Champions League parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Messi bids a tearful goodbye to FC Barcelona
    2021
  • Zidane: 'Good moment' for Hazard to shine
    • Zidane: 'Good moment' for Hazard to shine
    Zinedine Zidane has said Real Madrid's Champions League semifinal second leg with Chelsea is "a really good moment" for Eden Hazard....2021
  • • Man City get big-time performances from their big-time players
    In big moments, you need your big players to come up big. Trailing PSG at the half, Man City's stars did just that to fight back for a 2-1 win in their Champions League semifinal first leg....2021
  • Matched officials! Elite refs Webb and Steinhaus got married
    • Matched officials! Elite refs Webb and Steinhaus got married
    Congratulations to World Cup and Champions League final referees Howard Webb and Bibiana Steinhaus, who have revealed they tied the knot recently....2021
  • • Kwadwo Opoku's shining moment goes beyond Concacaf Champions League heroics | Charles Boehm
    2020
  • • How Russian Champions League hopefuls Rostov were forced to send kids out for 10-1 loss
    Heard the one about the teenage keeper, named man of the match after a game in which he saved a penalty, but also conceded double figures in goals?...2020
  • WATCH: Movers and Makers - Ronaldo, Hee-Chan, Ziyech and Willian ready for UEFA Champions League crunch time
    • WATCH: Movers and Makers - Ronaldo, Hee-Chan, Ziyech and Willian ready for UEFA Champions League crunch time
    Four accomplished UCL performers are primed to do everything they can for their clubs on a potentially momentous MD6...2019
  • Caf Caf Champions League Saturday wrap: TP Mazembe win again as Mamelodi Sundowns hold Wydad Casablanca
    • Caf Caf Champions League Saturday wrap: TP Mazembe win again as Mamelodi Sundowns hold Wydad Casablanca
    The action continued on Saturday with the Congolese giants and Etoile maintaining 100 percent records...2019
  • Caf Champions League: A draw against Wydad Casablanca is massive for Mamelodi Sundowns – Masilela
    • Caf Champions League: A draw against Wydad Casablanca is massive for Mamelodi Sundowns – Masilela
    The retired Masandawana winger is confident his former team can grow after their goalless draw in Morocco...2019
  • Caf Champions League: Mamelodi Sundowns can beat Wydad Casablanca - Marlin
    • Caf Champions League: Mamelodi Sundowns can beat Wydad Casablanca - Marlin
    The former Masandawana goalkeeper believes a win is not impossible in Morocco as the Tshwane giants continue their continental journey...2019

Top Champions League news

  • 'We'll eliminate Liverpool!' - Real Madrid boss Zidane jokes ahead of Champions League draw
    The Frenchman aimed a light-hearted jibe in the defending champions' direction and conceded Luka Jovic needs more playing time....2019
  • Fati becomes youngest ever Champions League goalscorer in Barcelona win
    • Fati becomes youngest ever Champions League goalscorer in Barcelona win
    The young Catalan star has continued his stunning breakout season by snaring a European record...2019
  • • Man City escape UCL ban after appeal
    Manchester City have escaped a ban from the Champions League for Financial Fair Play violations, it was announced on Monday....2020
  • • Report: Lisbon to host 8-team UCL knockouts
    The Champions League final is heading to Lisbon, with UEFA planning an Aug. 23 final to cap seven broadcast nights in a 12-day span....2020
  • ‘Hungry’ Rudiger returns to Chelsea fold ahead of crucial Champions League clash
    • ‘Hungry’ Rudiger returns to Chelsea fold ahead of crucial Champions League clash
    Frank Lampard has revealed that the Germany international defender is back in consideration for a European encounter with Lille on Tuesday...2019
  • • Lisbon to host Champions League in August
    The mini-tournament will run from Aug. 12-23, with the round-of-16 matches completed Aug. 7-8....2020
  • • Sarri sacked by Juventus after UCL exit
    Juventus have appointed Andrea Pirlo as coach after sacking Maurizio Sarri following the club's Champions League elimination against Lyon....2020
  • • Sarri sacked by Juventus after UCL exit
    Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been sacked following the club's Champions League exit to Lyon. Sarri led Juve to the Serie A title, but could not survive failure in Europe....2020
  • • Man City escape UCL ban after appeal
    Manchester City have escaped a ban from the Champions League for Financial Fair Play violations, it was announced on Monday....2020
  • • Champions League stage set for Neymar to prove he's one of the best
    Neymar is a divisive figure in Brazil but PSG's Champions League semifinal against RB Leipzig gives him a chance to silence his critics....2020
  • • Bayern humiliate Barcelona, reach UCL semifinals
    Thomas Muller and Barca loanee Philippe Coutinho each scored twice in a scintillating Bayern display that condemned Barcelona to a devastating Champions League defeat....2020
  • Watch LIVE: UEFA Champions League Round of 16 draw
    • Watch LIVE: UEFA Champions League Round of 16 draw
    Watch the draw for the Round of 16 stage of UEFA's premier club tournament LIVE on Monday right here......2019
  • • Bayern's brilliance, not Barca collapse, the story in historic contest
    Much will be made of Barcelona's epic collapse and the fallout that will follow, but Friday's Champions League quarterfinal was proof of why Bayern Munich are the best team around....2020
  • • What history says about MLS teams' chances in Concacaf Champions League Leg Two's
    2020

Champions League fantasy rankings and news

  • CONCACAF president skeptical over Liga MX-MLS Copa Libertadores reports
    • CONCACAF president skeptical over Liga MX-MLS Copa Libertadores reports
    With Atlanta and Houston among the most recent MLS clubs to be ousted from the CCL, the FC crew assess the root causes of their struggles. MONTERREY - CONCACAF president Victor Montagliani isn't buying recent reports suggesting that MLS and Liga MX clubs could soon be competing in the Copa Libertadores. Montagliani is confident that the focus for clubs in the region remains the CONCACAF Ch...2019
  • MLS W2W4: Sporting Kansas City need to rebound; Zlatan to conquer Canada?
    • MLS W2W4: Sporting Kansas City need to rebound; Zlatan to conquer Canada?
    Sporting Kansas City will look to rebound from their CONCACAF Champions League humiliation, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic's LA Galaxy take aim at Vancouver on Friday, before impressive debutant Alejandro Pozuelo and Toronto FC face Chicago on Saturday. SKC feeling the highs and lows For a few days this week Sporting Kansas City took on the nickname 'Scoring Kansas City'. Only Los Angeles...2019
  • MLS W2W4: Sporting Kansas City need to rebound; Pozuelo making TFC forget Giovinco
    • MLS W2W4: Sporting Kansas City need to rebound; Pozuelo making TFC forget Giovinco
    Sporting Kansas City will look to rebound from their CONCACAF Champions League humiliation, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic's LA Galaxy take aim at Vancouver on Friday, before impressive debutant Alejandro Pozuelo and Toronto FC face Chicago on Saturday. SKC feeling the highs and lows For a few days this week Sporting Kansas City took on the nickname "Scoring Kansas City." Only Los Angeles...2019

Champions League schedule, game

  • • Jordan Pefok scores winner to lead Young Boys to shock UCL win over Manchester United
    2021
  • • UEFA Champions League playoffs headline This Week's Soccer on TV and Online
    The final places in the UEFA Champions League group stage will be filled this week in what should be some intense showdowns across Europe. Brenden Aaronson and Red Bull Salzburg head into their (...)...2021
  • • Brenden Aaronson scores winner for Red Bull Salzburg in UEFA Champions League playoff
    2021
  • • Aaronson winner fires Salzburg closer to UCL
    Shakhtar Donetsk, Salzburg and Sheriff Tiraspol edged closer to the Champions League group stage after the first legs of the playoff round....2021
  • Monaco and PSV win UCL qualifiers, Rangers out
    • Monaco and PSV win UCL qualifiers, Rangers out
    Monaco breezed into the Champions League playoffs with a 5-1 aggregate win over Sparta Prague on Tuesday, while Rangers were eliminated by Malmo....2021
  • Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Wagner, Pefok begin partnership at Young Boys, and more
    • Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Wagner, Pefok begin partnership at Young Boys, and more
    Swiss Pro League side Young Boys kicks off its competitive schedule on Wednesday as David Wagner and Jordan Pefok begin a partnership in UEFA Champions League qualifying. Wagner takes over at Young Boys looking (...)...2021
  • • The Lakers are starting to look like the Lakers | Previewing the Champions League final
    The Lakers now have a chance to really gain control of the series this weekend...2021
  • • Mark McKenzie impresses as Genk seals Champions League spot
    2021
  • • Chelsea sneak into UCL despite loss at Villa
    Chelsea secured their place in the Champions League despite a 2-1 at Aston Villa on the final matchday of the Premier League season....2021
  • West Ham boss Moyes:
    • West Ham boss Moyes: "I've still got something to prove" in football
    David Moyes talks banishing his Man United demons and turning West Ham into genuine Champions League challengers against all the odds....2021

Champions League rumors, scandals

  • • “Juventus is a shameful team ruled by Cristiano Ronaldo” – ten
    It’s been a week since Juventus He was once again eliminated from the Champions League and the criticism continues. this......2021
  • Tuesday UCL Rewind: PSG edges RB Leipzig, Chelsea clinches Round of 16 spot, and more
    • Tuesday UCL Rewind: PSG edges RB Leipzig, Chelsea clinches Round of 16 spot, and more
    A shocking league defeat over the weekend didn't stop Paris Saint-Germain from rebounding in UEFA Champions League play on Tuesday at home. Neymar's first-half penalty kick was all Thomas Tuchel's side (...)...2020
  • • Turner and Bleacher Report quit Champions League but have eyes on MLS rights
    In shocking news this week, Turner Sports have told UEFA that they have opted out of its UEFA Champions League contract, meaning that the U.S. broadcaster will not broadcast the remainder of the 2019/20 Champions......2020
  • • CONCACAF Champions League preview: Five reasons why MLS can finally break Liga MX dominance
    Steve Nicol says Cristiano Ronaldo would bring goals and silverware to any MLS franchise. Herculez Gomez responds to speculation about Mexico goalkeeping great Guillermo Ochoa's role at Club America. Herculez Gomez questions Inter Miami's strategy after signing Rodolfo Pizarro for their first MLS season. NFL stars, rappers and actors model the new kits MLS club...2020
  • • CONCACAF president skeptical over Liga MX-MLS Copa Libertadores reports
    2019
  • • Pirlo hits out at 'timid' Juventus after shocking Ajax elimination
    The club's former midfielder was far from impressed with the Bianconeri's showing in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final...2019
  • • Ajax vs. Juventus score: Ronaldo and company knocked out of Champions League as Dutch club continues shocking run
    The dream ends for Juve and Ronaldo...2019
  • • One goal in two years - Suarez's shocking Champions League block
    The Barcelona striker's goal drought in Europe includes a 1302-day wait for one away from home – What is up with the most in-form striker in Spain?...2019
  • • De Bruyne insists he doesn't care about Tottenham's new stadium ahead of Champions League clash
    The Manchester City playmaker stated he's more concerned about the Spurs team rather than the buzz surrounding their new ground...2019

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