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Pochettino: Spurs among best in Europe but it means nothing without silverware

2 Nov

Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham’s win over Real Madrid puts them among the European superpowers but insists that will mean nothing if they fail to win a trophy. Spurs blew Madrid away at Wembley as Dele Alli scored twice and Christian Eriksen once […]

Barcelona held to goalless draw by Olympiacos

1 Nov

Barcelona failed to score in a Champions League group stage game for the first time in five years as Olympiacos held them to a goalless draw. Victory in Greece would have booked Barca’s passage to the knock-out phase but the three points […]

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino ‘very confident’ Harry Kane will face Real Madrid

31 Oct

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has declared himself “very confident” Harry Kane will be fit enough to face Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday. Kane took part in training on Tuesday morning and showed no visible sign of the hamstring injury […]

Robert Lewandowski missing for Bayern Munich’s trip to Celtic

31 Oct

Celtic will not face Robert Lewandowski when they take on Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Bayern confirmed on their official website that the Poland striker had not travelled to Glasgow with his team-mates for the Champions League encounter at Celtic Park. Lewandowski went […]

Robert Lewandowski missing for Bayern Munich’s trip to Celtic

30 Oct

Celtic will not face Robert Lewandowski when they take on Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Bayern confirmed on their official website that the Poland striker had not travelled to Glasgow with his team-mates for the Champions League encounter at Celtic Park. Lewandowski went […]

Roma charged by UEFA over fans’ alleged racist chanting at Chelsea’s Rudiger

20 Oct

Roma have been charged by UEFA after some of their supporters allegedly directed monkey chants at Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger during Wednesday’s Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge. Germany defender Rudiger left Roma for Chelsea last summer, having previously expressed his frustration […]

Lionel Messi reaches European goals century as Barcelona see off Olympiacos

19 Oct

Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in Europe as 10-man Barcelona maintained a winning start to their Champions League campaign with a 3-1 victory over Olympiacos. Leading through Dimitris Nikolaou’s 18th-minute own goal, Barcelona suffered a setback when defender Gerard Pique, who […]

Hugo Lloris’ heroics help Tottenham secure draw at Real Madrid

18 Oct

Harry Kane was the headline act but Hugo Lloris stole the show as the Frenchman’s stunning save helped earn Tottenham a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid. Spurs took a surprise lead at the Santiago Bernabeu through Raphael Varane’s own goal, only for […]

Chelsea v Roma talking points

17 Oct

Chelsea play Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night, seeking a third win from three Group C games. Here, we look at the talking points from the clash at Stamford Bridge. Roma ???????? London #UCL #ChelseaRoma pic.twitter.com/Hw5WwnqoOy — AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) […]

Mauricio Pochettino happy to have given Moussa Sissoko a second Tottenham chance

29 Sep

Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham were open to offers for Moussa Sissoko last summer as the midfielder wanted to boost his chances of representing France at the World Cup. Sissoko could not find a buyer, however, and has instead enjoyed an encouraging start […]