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Why Messi might just be better than Pele

Mar 09, 2012

Why Messi might just be better than Pele

We don't need to compare Messi against those other players to understand a blindingly simple truth: The way he plays football, his humble and inventive genius, is an absolute delight to behold. #Barcelona #Lionel Messi #Pele #the Champions League #KickingAround
No excuses for City's expensive Champions League failures

Dec 09, 2011

No excuses for City's expensive Champions League failures

No matter what reasons Manchester City try to put on their first round exit, their inability to qualify for the knockout rounds of the Champions League must be regarded as an abject failure. #Manchester City #Roberto Mancini #the Champions League #KickingAround #Europa League
Champions League Man United suffer shock exit

Dec 08, 2011

Champions League Man United suffer shock exit

Manchester United, almost a permanent fixture in the Champions League, suffered a shock exit at the hands of Basel. #Alex Ferguson #the Champions League #Manchester United #KickingAround #Wayne Rooney #FC Basel
Champions League Chelsea, Zenit and Marseille through

Dec 07, 2011

Champions League Chelsea, Zenit and Marseille through

Olympique Marseille reached the Champions League knockout along with Chelsea who had a comfortable win over Valencia. Zenit St Petersburg were also through. #Chelsea F.C. #the Champions League #Valencia #KickingAround #Olympiacos F.C. #Borussia Dortmund
Second time round, Mourinho's getting it right

Oct 19, 2011

Second time round, Mourinho's getting it right

Real were utterly dominant against an unambitious Lyon team at the Bernabeu on Tuesday, running out 40 winners with goals from Karim Benzema, Sami Khedira, Mesut Ozil and Sergio Ramos. #the Champions League #Jos Mourinho #KickingAround #Cristiano Ronaldo #Real Madrid C.F.
Second time round, Mourinho's getting it right

Oct 02, 2014

Pressure piles on Liverpool as Basel scalp another giant in Champions League

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard offered a damning assessment of his side’s failure in Switzerland after Marco Streller swept home the only goal for Basel and put a huge dent in the Reds’ hopes of making the Champions League knockout stages... #Steven Gerrard #FC Basel #Liverpool F.C.
Second time round, Mourinho's getting it right

Oct 02, 2014

Chelsea captain John Terry lauds Nemanja Matic after first Champions League group win

Captain John Terry praised the all-round contribution of Nemanja Matic after the midfielder earned Chelsea a first Champions League Group G win... #John Terry #Nemanja Matic
Second time round, Mourinho's getting it right

Oct 02, 2014

Sneijder: I turned down Man United because of Champions League absence

Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder has revealed he turned down the opportunity to team up with Louis Van Gaal because he wants to play Champions League football... #Wesley Sneijder #Galatasaray S.K. (football)