The European Champions League group stage got underway on Tuesday night and it felt nice to go back to watching the continent’s elite compete against each other. Every fan of football, whether they will admit it or not, wants to watch the best sides in the world compete on a regular basis.
18 September 2013 – 9:00 am
Imagine running just over six miles in 90 or so minutes and then being presented with a chance to win the match for your team. Your heart pounding, your legs aching and your head spinning; yet you’ve got to keep everything together to beat the ‘keeper. The whole idea is giving me heart palpitations just thinking about it.
12 September 2013 – 9:30 am
First of all Sir Alex Ferguson retired and then last week the BBC announced that Alan Hansen would be leaving Match of the Day at the end of this season, what next? English football is going through one hell of an upheaval but this latest announcement should be seen as a positive step at updating their coverage and placing more emphasis on educating the younger audience.
11 September 2013 – 10:00 am
As is quickly becoming the norm for international weeks for England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland; the last seven days has fans of each country spending a lot of their time looking across in the European continent green with envy. Scotland are probably the only one of the five Home Nations that can look back on their two games with any sort of reasonable pleasure, and that will only cause to ramp up the jealousy.
10 September 2013 – 12:00 pm
Nicklas Bendtner could score over 30 goals this season in all competitions and be the man to score the winners in the League Cup, FA Cup and Champions League finals for Arsenal; yet he’d still be ridiculed for calling himself the best striker in the world a couple of years ago.
3 September 2013 – 9:30 am
Manchester United completed their first major signing of the summer transfer window after it had eventually closed. Marouane Fellaini proved to be the only Everton player to follow David Moyes to Old Trafford as the two clubs confirmed the deal some 15 minutes after the window had slammed shut. The move was met with initial relief by United fans after they had stared down the prospect of signing no-one; and in turn, reveals the true fears that surround the fanbase as the new era wobbles into action.
30 August 2013 – 9:30 am
Later on today the 2013 European Super Cup will be competed for between Bayern Munich and Chelsea. Following yesterday’s look at how the two sides won their respective European trophies today we are looking a little more closely at both sides.
29 August 2013 – 9:30 am
This Friday Bayern Munich and Chelsea will play each other at the Stadio Eden in Prague to see who lifts the European Super Cup 2013. The annual competition pits the previous seasons UEFA Champions League winners against the UEFA Europa League winners.