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Part two of a look ahead to this week’s Champions League quarter-final matches. Barcelona v Roma Roma will compete in a Champions League quarter-final for the first time in ten years when they take on Barcelona in the Camp Nou tomorrow evening – though the Italians haven’t progressed beyond this stage of Europe’s premier competition… Continue reading >

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This week marks the return of the UEFA Champions League, with the quarter final first leg matches taking place during tomorrow and Wednesday evening. Beginning with the matches being played tomorrow, here is the first part of a preview of the week’s action, along with predictions on which teams will be make it into the… Continue reading >

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There was disappointment for both Merseyside teams in Europe this week. On Tuesday night, Liverpool allowed a 3-0 half-time lead to disappear in Seville, leaving them needing a result in the final match of their Champions League group in order to reach the last sixteen. The result was described as feeling like a defeat, but with… Continue reading >

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Chris Froome’s fourth victory in the Tour de France takes him within one of the all-time record that is shared between four of cycling’s greats. His latest win was achieved by the smallest margin of victory for ten years, during a fiercely competitive race in which most of the leading names arrived in good form… Continue reading >

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Following Nadal’s tenth French Open win yesterday, there was a suggestion made during television commentary that the organisers should consider renaming the trophy after him. It’d certainly be a fitting tribute to the Spaniard after he retires, and would not be an excessive gesture in recognising his dominance of the event. Superlatives have long since been… Continue reading >

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If one thing is clear from the results of last night’s general election, it’s that politicians still haven’t realised that they cannot use their positions of power to do whatever they like, and that they are ultimately held to account by the electorate. The Liberal Democrats learnt the hard way in 2015 when, following their… Continue reading >

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For the 32 clubs involved, the UEFA Champions League group stage draw is perhaps the most anticipated date of the football calendar not to involve an actual football. It’s an occasion when each club learns who they’ll face in the first stage of a competition on which so much importance is placed – not only… Continue reading >