Champions League

Row Z

Last Night in Liverpool

In their astonishing 4-0 victory over Barcelona, Jürgen Klopp’s players produced a performance for the pantheon.
Hydall Codeen
5.8.19
Row Z

At Least Man City’s Tottenham Defeat Gives Them a Problem to Fix

Tuesday night saw Pep Guardiola's side lack quality and focus, but maybe the best opponent City can face now is themselves.
Hydall Codeen
4.10.19
Row Z

The Real Madrid Era Is Over

Last night, European football's bloated kings were scythed down by a younger, hungrier side.
Hydall Codeen
3.6.19
Internet Insecurity

Someone Has Infected At Least 500,000 Routers All Over The World And No One Knows Why

But Ukraine’s government says it thinks that Russia will use "VPNFilter" to attack Saturday’s Champions League final.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.25.18
macca-chismo

Steve McManaman, The First British Galactico

Though he was an unlikely superstar in many ways, Steve McManaman was the harbinger of the Galacticos era. Here’s how the scampish former Spice Boy ushered in a lavish age at Real Madrid.
Will Magee
6.13.17
Champions League

A Champions League Trophy, the Final Repair to Gianluigi Buffon’s Kintsugi Career

Though no career is perfect, Buffon's comes close. One trophy has eluded him, however, leaving timeworn cracks in his time at Juventus.
Will Sharp
6.2.17
genius savant

The Cult: Andrey Arshavin

Andrey Arshavin was on another plane of thought to his teammates, but lost the ability to express his genius. How exactly that happened, nobody seems to know.
Will Magee
4.25.17
Champions League

Exploring The Improbable History Between Leicester City and Atletico Madrid

Despite having only graced major European competitions on three previous occasions, Leicester have some serious history with Atletico. Here, we look back at their unlikely rivalry.
Will Magee
4.12.17
misty water-coloured memories of 2003

Ruud Van Nistelrooy Recalls His Favourite Champions League Game

We asked former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Ruud van Nistelrooy to pick a favourite Champions League encounter from his illustrious career.
Jack Stanley
4.12.17
luis suarez clutching his throat in faux agony

Is Cheating Acceptable in Football if it Makes for Great Entertainment?

Barcelona's triumph over Paris Saint-Germain was an incredible sporting achievement, if you ignore the comical dive by Luis Suarez to win a vital penalty. But when the outcome is so enthralling, should we simply turn a blind eye to cheating?
Jim Weeks
3.13.17
Carli Lloyd

Carli Lloyd Signs Short-Term Deal with Manchester City in the Women's Super League

The US women's national team star will play in the Champions League for the first time, and wants to promote the American NWSL on British soil.
Patrick Sauer
2.16.17
Champions League

The Tragicomic Tale of Arsenal’s Six Consecutive Round of 16 Exits in The Champions League

If Arsenal go out to Bayern in their coming Round of 16 double header, it will be their seventh consecutive fall at the same hurdle. Here, we look back at their previous failures and ask: what the fuck is going on?
Will Magee
2.13.17
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