Uefa Champions League

  • Cristiano Ronaldo fit but Benzema, Pepe doubtful for Champions League final May 24, 2014

    Real Madrid top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo is fit for Saturday's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid but forward Karim Benzema and centre back Pepe remain doubtful, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday. Ronaldo, who has a record 16 goals in the latest edition of Europe's elite club competition, has had a...
  • Atletico Madrid bid to outwit Real Madrid in Champions League final May 24, 2014

    Atletico Madrid have a chance in Saturday's Champions League final not only to claim their debut European crown but to deny their loathed and vastly wealthier neighbours Real Madrid a record-extending 10th. Atletico have already outperformed this season in securing a remarkable La Liga triumph, shattering the domestic dominance of Real...
  • Bayern look to count on home advantage for Real Madrid clash in Champions League April 29, 2014

    Bayern Munich seem to be going through a bumpy ride right in the crucial part of the season. Dominant until a few weeks ago, Pep Guardiola's team has been less-than-convincing in some recent matches. In the Champions League, Real Madrid take a 1-0 lead into the second leg of the semifinals...
  • News 360: Congress moves EC against Modi for for violation of model code April 24, 2014

    Congress demanded registration of FIR against Narendra Modi dubbing as a "flagrant violation" of the model code telecast of his roadshow and his filing of nomination in Varanasi in 117 constituencies going to polls on Thursday. ...
  • Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain faces 3 months out August 21, 2013

    Istanbul: Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain faces at least three months on the sidelines, dealing a blow to the team's early-season hopes. The England international injured his left knee in Arsenal's Premier League opener on Saturday which ended in a 3-1 loss to Aston Villa. Manager Arsene Wenger said Tuesday that Oxlade-Chamberlain has...
  • High stakes for Arsenal, Fenerbahce in Champions League August 20, 2013

    Geneva: Even by Champions League standards, the stakes are dramatically high for Fenerbahce and Arsenal in the first leg of the playoff round on Wednesday. Arsenal seem to be in turmoil after a Premier League opening day loss fuelled fans' fury at the cash-rich club's failure to sign big-name offseason targets. "I...
  • Schalke's Klaas Jan Huntelaar to miss Champions League playoff August 18, 2013

    Gelsenkirchen, Germany: Schalke striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar will be out of action for several weeks due to a knee injury sustained in his side's 4-0 defeat at Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The club says on its website that Huntelaar has a partial rupture to a ligament in his right...
  • Milan, Arsenal join complex Champions League draw August 8, 2013

    Geneva: AC Milan and Arsenal enter the Champions League on Friday in the draw for a playoff round that could be decided in courtrooms as well as stadiums. Milan and Arsenal are seeded in the 10-team non-champions section where potential opponents include Fenerbahce and Metalist Kharkiv - both threatened with expulsion...
  • Shinji Kagawa injury scare for Manchester United October 24, 2012

    London: Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa picked up an injury during the first half of last night's 3-2 comeback win over Braga and he is due for tests on Wednesday to discover the extent of the problem. The Japan international was replaced at half time by Nani after he picked...
  • Champions League: Schalke test awaits Arsenal October 23, 2012

    London: After one of its worst displays in years, Arsenal will be hoping to get back on track against Schalke in the Champions League on Wednesday to ensure the early-season optimism at the club doesn't disappear. Saturday's lackluster 1-0 loss to Norwich dropped Arsenal to ninth in the English standings,...
  • Ferdinand, Evra rested for Braga clash October 22, 2012

    London: Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra will be rested for Manchester United's Champions League clash against Braga on Tuesday ahead of the Premier League match against Chelsea, manager Alex Ferguson said on Monday. "He and Patrice Evra will not play. There is a big game at Chelsea on Sunday. They will...
  • Guardiola happy despite missed Opportunity April 1, 2010

    London: Following a 2-2 UEFA Champions League draw with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in London, Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has declared that he was extremely proud of his team after what he described as the best first half performance from his side since he took control of the squad. "It's...
  • Champs League Q/F draw: Liverpool-Chelsea & Man U-Porto March 21, 2009

    All roads lead to Rome - at least for two lucky competitors. Join Goal.com for a look at the eventual draw for the Champions League quarter finals and beyond. Summary Quarter Finals (April 7-8, April 14-15, 2009) 1. Villarreal vs Arsenal 2. Manchester United vs Porto 3. Liverpool vs Chelsea 4. Barcelona vs Bayern Semi Finals (April...
  • Ronaldo misses penalty; Barcelona salvages draw April 24, 2008

    Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo missed an early penalty on Wednesday, and Manchester United missed its chance to leave Barcelona with an important away goal after a 0-0 draw in the Champions League. Ronaldo's penalty, which went wide in the second minute of the first leg of the semifinals, could haunt the two-time...
  • Real crash out of Champions League June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Real Madrid are out of the Champions League in the first knock-out stage for the fourth successive time, and Arsenal will now end their season without a trophy. They, too, are out of the Champions league a few days after they were dumped out both in the Carling...
  • Barca lead Champions League charge September 13, 2006

    London: European champions Barcelona led the charge of the fancied teams over the first obstacle of the Champions League course when they nearly all scored emphatic victories on Tuesday. Barcelona thumped Levski Sofia 5-0 -- a sobering start for the first Bulgarian club to reach this stage of the competition...