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The UEFA Champions League final is one match on the annual footballing calendar which rarely disappoints. And Saturday’s fixture between Real Madrid and Liverpool promises much in terms of entertainment and drama. Real Madrid go into the match having lifted the trophy on three of the last four occasions, including last season’s competition, when the… Continue reading >

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With Barcelona securing their place in the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final on Tuesday night, Real Madrid last night had the chance to set up a fixture involving the two clubs that arguably make up the biggest rivalry in football. Cristiano Ronaldo’s first half penalty put Carlo Ancelotti’s men en route to overturning their first… Continue reading >

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Given the quartet of Champions League semi-finalists, there was never any doubt that the draw would create two mouth-watering ties. Rarely, if ever in the Champions League era, has the last four been made up of such giants of European football, all of whom could achieve a domestic championship and European cup double – with… Continue reading >

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In the final part of my look back at some of my personal highlights of following Liverpool in the Champions League, the final three matches are from the 2007/8 and 2008/9 seasons. For the rest of the series, click to read part 1, or part 2. 9. Marseille 0-4 Liverpool Midway through the 2007/8 group… Continue reading >

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What a difference a week can make. Seven days ago, Barcelona were in London preparing for the first leg of their Champions League semi final with Chelsea, at the start of a week which could have ended with them closing the gap on Real Madrid in La Liga to just a point and also reaching… Continue reading >

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With Real Madrid’s lead having been cut from ten points to just four, every round of games has taken on added importance. A Cristiano Ronaldo inspired victory in the Madrid derby on Wednesday night prevented Barcelona from gaining further ground but even though it was a huge result for Real Madrid, and one that should… Continue reading >

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The result was hardly one which will blow the title race wide open, but Real Madrid’s home draw with Malaga ensures that Barcelona are not quite out of the hunt for a fourth consecutive La Liga title. In many ways, it’s the kind of result which has been on the cards for couple of months,… Continue reading >