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UEFA clears Courtois to play against Chelsea in Champions League tie against Atletico

UEFA clears on-loan Thibaut Courtois to play against parent club, Chelsea

Thibaut Courtois has been given the all clear to face Chelsea after UEFA warned the Blues that their demand of £5million from Atletico Madrid to play the on-loan goalkeeper was against the rules. UEFA have acted quickly to block off the Stamford Bridge club’s move, before the two were drawn against each other in the […]

Bayern -Real rekindle rivalry in Champions League semis

Holders Bayern draw Real Madrid in the semis

Titleholders Bayern Munich will face nine-time winners Real Madrid in a dramatic Champions League semi-final, which was drawn Friday. Surprise packages Atletico Madrid must take on 2012 winners Chelsea in the second semi-final which could create a showdown over goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois who plays for Atletico but is ownned by the English club. Bayern, who […]

Juventus, Benfica and Sevilla reach semi-final of Europa

Andrea Pirlo curls in a free kick to give Juve the lead

Italian champions Juventus proved too strong for a spirited Lyon in the Europa League quarter-finals this evening, while Sevilla and last season’s runners-up Benfica also clinched their places in the last four. Juventus’s main focus is on retaining the Serie A title, but Antonio Conte’s side are also desperate to reach a Europa League final […]

Atletico edge out Barcelona, Bayern thrash Man U

Atletico Madrid players celebrate semi-final feat

Defending champions, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid have reached the semi-finals of the Champions League. Atletico had not reached this stage of the tournament since 1974. They beat Barcelona 1-0 in their quarter-final second leg clash to progress 2-1 on aggregate. Atletico — who last beat Barcelona four years ago — got the only goal […]

Demba Ba late strike helps Chelsea through, Madrid survive

Demba Ba: the 87th minute strike saved Chelsea

It was a night of contrasting turn of fate for Paris Saint Germain and Real Madrid, first leg winners in the quarter finals of the Champions League. While Real Madrid survived a second leg siege to beat Borussia Dortmund and qualify, PSG collapsed at Stamford Bridge, losing 0-2 to Chelsea in a thrilling encounter. Aggregate […]

Rooney trains ahead of Bayern’s clash

Wayne Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney allayed concerns about his fitness by taking part in training on Tuesday ahead of his side’s Champions League quarter-final second leg at Bayern Munich. The 28-year old missed United’s 4-0 win at Newcastle United on Saturday due to a toe injury, sparking fears that he could be forced to sit […]

Champions League: PSG Plot Chelsea Fall

•GETTING SET... Chelsea players training ahead tonight's cracker against PSG at Stamford Bridge, London.  Photo: AFP

PSG boss Laurent Blanc has said his side will impose their attacking philosophies on Chelsea as they defend a 3-1 first-leg lead in the quarter finals of the Champions League. There will be no parking of the bus at Stamford Bridge tonight if Blanc’s pre-match comments are anything to go by. The French champions are […]

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