Champions League

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Play Our Champions League Final Drinking Game!

Mo Salah dives: Buy all your friends a drink. Mo Salah dives to win a penalty: All your friends have to buy you a drink.
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Last Night in Liverpool

In their astonishing 4-0 victory over Barcelona, Jürgen Klopp’s players produced a performance for the pantheon.
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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.
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The Real Madrid Era Is Over

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

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
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
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
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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
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
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
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