UEFA Champions League matches to use VAR by 2019

  At the UEFA Executive Committee meeting held last weekend in Nyon, Switzerland, a number of decisions concerning UEFA competitions were reached, particularly VAR which is expected in the 2019 CL competitions. Commenting on the introduction of VAR, UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin said he is confident that the introduction of Video Assistant Referees in August … Continue reading UEFA Champions League matches to use VAR by 2019

James Rodriguez: I’m not on a revenge mission against Real Madrid

Real Madrid loaned James Rodriguez to Bayern Munich in July 2017 and the midfielder proved himself an indispensable part in the German team's Bundesliga 2017/18 success story, one they hope to repeat on Tuesday night against Los Blancos at the Santiago Bernabeu. However, the Columbia international footballer says he is not interested in revenge. James … Continue reading James Rodriguez: I’m not on a revenge mission against Real Madrid

2018 UEFA Champions League final: What you should know

The 2018 UEFA Champions League finals is scheduled to hold in Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine. NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium has a capacity of just over 70,000. Kyiv is originally a trading post, which stands on both banks of the river Dnipro and is located in the heart of Ukraine. Kyiv is a good spot for tourists … Continue reading 2018 UEFA Champions League final: What you should know

UEFA referees given vital advice about the mental strength they need to win – Pierluigi Collina

Ahead of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 games, Europe's new international referees have been encouraged by the football governing body to reach for the top as they set out on their career pathway. Hard work, fitness and a professional attitude have been identified as their preparation key to success. You need talent to be a top … Continue reading UEFA referees given vital advice about the mental strength they need to win – Pierluigi Collina

Facts you probably didn’t know about the 2018 UEFA Champions League Round of 16

Defending champions Real Madrid will take on free-scoring Paris Saint-Germain while English champions Chelsea will slug it out with Barcelona on the specified dates for this year's UEFA Champions League round of 16. Here are some facts you probably didn't know, or so we thought: Lionel Messi has never registered against Chelsea in eight previous … Continue reading Facts you probably didn’t know about the 2018 UEFA Champions League Round of 16

Manchester United must win the League; top 4 is not enough

Manchester United captain Michael Carrick has questioned the ambitions of their biggest league rivals. The 35-year-old said in his latest appearance on ESPN that Jose Mourinho's team will not aim at anything less than the English Premier League trophy despite any lesser goals set by Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City or Liverpool. Image: Michael Carrick Most … Continue reading Manchester United must win the League; top 4 is not enough

Lucas Vazquez answers all Real Madrid Questions

The days following Real Madrid's UEFA Champions League triumph over Italian club side Juventus has been full of positive spirits, good news and better prospects, especially for Lucas Vazquez. Lucas, 25, admits he's yet to sink down the great joy which accompanied their La Liga and CL double. He played a total of 50 out … Continue reading Lucas Vazquez answers all Real Madrid Questions

2017 UEFA CL Match: Why Real Madrid entered their Cardiff hotel through the back door

Real Madrid players arrived their Mercure Hotel in Cardiff Friday evening but were ushered in from the back door. A report from Marca confirms the decision was born out of security concerns. It was a great disappointment for the swarm of Madristas who had waited at the front gate to give their idols a heroic welcome. … Continue reading 2017 UEFA CL Match: Why Real Madrid entered their Cardiff hotel through the back door

Liverpool secures Champions League spot with win against Middlesbrough

The 2016/17 English Premier League has come to a historical end for Liverpool after their 3-0 drubbing of Middlesbrough today 21 May. Georginio Wijnaldum, the Dutch professional footballer who play as a midfielder, opened the score sheet before Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana threw the Reds into a wild frenzy. By beating an already-relegated Middlesbrough, … Continue reading Liverpool secures Champions League spot with win against Middlesbrough

Sergio Ramos explains why Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t celebrate his hat-trick against Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo's reason for not celebrating his third goal against Atletico Madrid as the Spanish teams clashed in their Champions League semifinal game last Tuesday. Ronaldo's goal celebrations are known to be superb, egoistic, theatrical and sometimes, surprising. No reaction from such a prolific striker can ever be … Continue reading Sergio Ramos explains why Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t celebrate his hat-trick against Atletico Madrid