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Proposal to increase the Champions League to 64 teams? Might as well call it the European League.. oh wait..

Posted November 28, 2012 by GM

The Champions League, that theme tune, we all love it.  My main gripe with the Champions League as it stands is that it is not in fact made up of Champions.  4th Place in the Prem? What is that a champion of? A champion of being “not good enough to challenge for the title”. So […]

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Liverpool fans who disagree with the appointment of Rodgers are living in the past

Posted June 1, 2012 by GM

Liverpool have announced their new manager, ex Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers.  This appointment has been met by mixed views – most think this is a good signing, but the people who say “no, we need an experienced manager” are maybe living in the past and need to get used to the fact that Champions League […]

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Torres sends Chelsea into dreamland

Posted April 25, 2012 by TO

Well, who saw that coming?  The champions league has been much maligned recently for being boring, predictable and nothing more than a cynical, money making machine for Europe’s elite clubs. Last night’s game was anything but boring and predictable, and a timely reminder of why football is the greatest sport in the world. Chelsea travelled […]

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Cheating and diving is no sin if you win

Posted April 20, 2012 by CG

A lot has been made of cheating and diving this week in the wake of Didier Drogba’s performance against Barcelona. Ashley Young has also come in for his fair share of criticism after successfully buying another penalty in Manchester United’s home game against Aston Villa last Sunday. To say the footballing world has cast a […]

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Are people still saying the Premier League is the best in the world?

Posted April 6, 2012 by CG

The headline news from last night’s Europa League quarter final ties is that Spain is dominating the competition once again, with three of the four semi finalists playing their football in La Liga. Athletic Club, Atlético Madrid and Valencia all ran out fairly comfortable winners over two legs in UEFA’s secondary club competition, while Real […]

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