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They went to a match and never came back (Part Ten)

Continuing the series that looks at those thankfully rare times in football history when fans went to a football match but never made it home afterwards. (For Part One click here; Part Two here; Part Three here; Part Four here; Part Five here; Part Six here; Part Seven here; Part Eight here and Part Nine here.). On 11th May 1985, ...

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The Dirtiest Matches of All Time (Part Five)

Continuing the series looking back at some of the dirtiest football matches in the history of football. For Part One please click here; Part Two please click here; Part Three please click here; and Part Four here).  Celtic’s place on the roll call of football infamy had already been assured by their part in the Battle of Montevideo against Racing ...

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Chelsea considering De Ligt move

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Chelsea are considering making a move for Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt. Thomas Tuchel is determined to add defensive reinforcements and, although another move for Sevilla’s Jukes Koundé cannot be discounted, alternatives are also being considered. And one of them is the Dutch international whose current deal with Juventus ends in June 2024. There have been suggestions that the West ...

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Klopp warns of Champions League failure

Jurgen Klopp has warned that failure to secure Champions League football for next season will make it difficult to attract top players in the summer. A dismal run of results since Christmas has seen Jurgen Klopp’s side slip to seventh place in the Premier League table, the latest being their home defeat to Chelsea on Thursday night, with injuries to ...

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Best Quotes of Jürgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp last season did what the likes of Graeme Souness, Roy Evans, Gerard Houllier, Rafa Benitez, Roy Hodgson, and Brendan Rogers had all failed to do before him, and brought the Premier League title back to Anfield for the first time in 30 years, a year after leading them to success in the Champions League final. And, when he ...

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Who will win the 2020 Europa League?

The Europa League has reached the semi-final stage, with Manchester United set to take on Sevilla and Inter Milan playing Shakhtar Donetsk. The United match will be played in Cologne on Sunday (August 16th), with the Inter game set for the following evening in Dusseldorf. Both games will kick-off at 9 pm local time. A Cup final is difficult to ...

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New signings cannot play in the Champions League

UEFA has confirmed that new signings will not able to play in the Champions League when it restart later this season. On Wednesday, Europe’s governing body confirmed plans to complete this year’s event with a knock-out tournament to be staged in Lisbon in August for the last eight teams in the competition. And, with some round of 16 ties still ...

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Champions League Highlights: Reliving the Best 2018/19 Moments

When will football start again? It’s the question of questions for all footie fans. With all major football leagues postponed or cancelled due to the global pandemic, there is little telling when we could return to the stands. Will Football Return Soon? With entire Europe in lockdown, questions have been raised about the Champions League with UEFA considering proposals that ...

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