Champions League

  • Time for Chelsea to risk it all in Premier League and Champions League

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    A 3-1 loss at the hands of PSG last week meant Chelsea needed to overturn a two-goal deficit on Tuesday night to advance to the...

  • David Moyes’ failings expose Manchester United’s long-term strategy

    Free Kick |  Raghav Chopra
    This is going perfectly to plan. Everyone, and I mean everyone, who said that David Moyes was the wrong man for the job at Manchester...

  • Theatre of Nightmares: Manchester United are in complete mess

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    Manchester United boardroom figures have now finally turned against David Moyes, as the idea of sacking the manager has been mooted for the first time,...

  • David Moyes clueless, Manchester United harmless

    Free Kick |  Raghav Chopra
    In the 2012 Ben Affleck film, Argo, there is a line - This is our best bad plan. This pretty much summarizes David Moyes' reign...

  • Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar: Contrasting batsmen united by their sheer genius

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    The Ferozeshah Kotla is not among my favourite cricket grounds. An unnerving experience of being lathi-charged during an India-Pakistan match in 1999 convinced me that...

  • Moyes shows his tactical nous against Shakhtar Donetsk

    Free Kick |  Raghav Chopra
    After Manchester United's embarrassing loss at home to West Brom last weekend, one expected the worst for Manchester United in their trip to the Donbass...

  • Seeing is deceiving?

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    I presume you've had a chance to sample the theme song for the Champions League T20. The supremely talented Mika invites you to groove ...

  • Keynotes from Manchester United's opening Champions League win

    Free Kick |  Raghav Chopra
    1. Wayne Rooney: David Moyes's best move of the transfer window David Moyes says he wants Rooney to score 30 goals this season, and ...

  • Champions League: Bayern flex muscles, Real just glide

    No Love Lost |  Arun Pradeep
    A livid Jerome Boateng jumped and down at the Allianz Arena like Rumpelstiltskin. He turned around at his team-mates and cursed at no one in...

  • Champions League: Harsh lessons for AC Milan, Arsenal

    No Love Lost |  Arun Pradeep
    As he trudged off the Camp Nou pitch towards the players' tunnel with the half-time whistle ringing in his ears, Christian Abbiati could have been...

  • English Premier League teams not in decline in Europe yet

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    For the first time in 17 years there will be no English Premier League side involved in the Champions League quarter-finals following Arsenal's exit from...

  • Champions League T20: An Unfair Tournament

    Hot Spot |  Chetan Narula
    Cricket relations between India and Pakistan resume with invitation to Sialkot Stallions to participate in the Champions League T20. It is a bigger welcome than...

  • Rising stars who can be hot properties after Euro 2012

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    With Euro 2012 around the corner and international squads being announced, managers around the world and scouts from top clubs will be on the lookout...

  • Champions League: Exciting times ahead

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    With the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals upon us, there are many intriguing matchups. AC Milan vs Barcelona will be the match to look forward to...

  • City vs Tevez: who's playing hard ball

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    Few would have expected Carlos Tevez to make the headlines following Manchester City's Champions League loss to Bayern Munich, even fewer would have thought he...

  • Will Carrington send another class of '92 to battle La Masia?

    Matter of Fact |  Chaitanya Lekhwani
    Demolition, capitulation or strangulation call it whatever you want, Barcelona's fourth triumph at the zenith of the European Stage most certainly deepened the wounds that...

  • Bossy Barcelona have it their way.. Yet again!

    Matter of Fact |  Chaitanya Lekhwani
    Jose Mourinho was an outnumbered enemy, almost like an outcast shouting in the governing council for justice, but very conveniently he was denied! Convenience, ...

  • 'El Clasico or Hell Clasico': Barca were the better team

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    There are sighs of relief all around as the over-hyped 'El Clasico', or you can call them 'Hell Clasico', have come to an end. There...

  • Love em, or hate em, United are still top dogs of Europe!

    Matter of Fact |  Chaitanya Lekhwani
    If ever there was a warning signal that needed to be sounded, Manchester United did ring it and how! Inflicting the biggest semi-final defeat on...

  • Of Barcelona's play acting and the 'El-Farcico'

    Matter of Fact |  Chaitanya Lekhwani
    After Barcelona and Real Madrid played the fourth and the final installment of the El-Clasico in the semi-final second leg of the UEFA Champions League,...

  • Who is Jose Mourinho in the Champions League?

    Matter of Fact |  Chaitanya Lekhwani
    Ever since shooting to dizzying heights of footballing spotlight by famously knocking out a dominant Manchester United in the Champions League last-16 tie, Jose Mourinho...

  • Four 'El Clasicos': Time for fantasy football

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    Following the progression of both Barcelona and Real Madrid in the Champions League this week, the stage is now set for four 'El Clasicos' in...

  • Will United make Fergie's dream come true

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    Manchester United's legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson has always had the dream to emulate one of the United's historic managers Sir Matt Busby by winning...