Official: UEFA Champions League to resume on 7 August (Full Details)

The 2019/20 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be played as a straight knockout tournament in Lisbon, Portugal in August. All these ties will be single-leg fixtures. A decision is pending on whether the four remaining round of 16 second legs will take place at the home team’s stadium or in Portugal. The […]

BREAKING: Napoli have sacked Carlo Ancelotti despite qualifying for the UCL last 16

Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked as manager of Napoli on Tuesday after their 4-0 victory over Genk which confirmed their place in the Champions League knockout stage. Despite securing a spot among the competition’s last-16, the club had suffered a dreadful run of domestic results. Napoli had started the season among the Serie A title […]

Kotoko for CAF Champions League

Asante Kotoko will represent Ghana at the 2019/2020 Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Champions League after defeating Karela United 4-1 on penalties in the finals of the Tier One Competition of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Normalisation Committee Special Competition. Karela scored first through Emmanuel Osei Baffour in the 50th minute, after sending shot outside […]

CAF Champions League: Winner ordered to return medal and replay final game again!

Esperance have been ordered to return the African Champions League trophy and to replay the second leg of the final. The Tunisian side led 1-0 in Saturday’s second leg but Moroccan opponents Wydad Casablanca left the pitch after an equaliser they scored was disallowed. Wydad wanted the video assistant referee to check if the goal […]

Liverpool launches new Champions League kit with one special detail

Just days after Liverpool’s historic sixth Champions League title win the club has opened pre-orders on a new kit. The Liverpool 2019/20 home shirt is already on sale but the club has now launched a special Champions League version on the official store with one important new detail. The shirt is identical to the current home kit […]

Barcelona set to sack Ernesto Valverde after Champions League, Copa del Rey failure

Barcelona are ready to sack manager Ernesto Valverde after Champions League and Copa del Rey failure. The 55-year-old Spanish coach future has been called into question following a run of three losses in five matches to conclude the 2018-19 campaign, including surrendered a 3-0 first-leg lead against Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals and Copa […]

Salah ruled out of Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final

Mohamed Salah has been ruled out of Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final, second-leg tie with FC Barcelona on Tuesday, Jürgen Klopp has confirmed. The Egyptian was forced from the pitch with a head injury during Saturday evening’s 3-2 victory at Newcastle United and will not be available for the meeting with the La Liga champions. The […]

Virgil van Dijk: We won’t give it up against Barcelona

Virgil van Dijk insisted Liverpool have to believe they can accomplish the ‘big job’ they need to rescue their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona. A 3-0 defeat at Camp Nou, inflicted by goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi (two), did not reflect the full story of a first leg in which the Reds had […]

FC Barcelona announce “strong” squad for Champions League 1st leg against Liverpool

The Blaugrana welcome Liverpool to Camp Nou for the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semifinal, and Ernesto Valverde has called up the following 18 players to be in uniform: Goalkeepers: 1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 13. Jasper Cillessen Defenders: 2. Nélson Semedo, 3. Gerard Piqué, 15. Clément Lenglet, 18. Jordi Alba, 23. Samuel Umtiti Midfielders: 4. Ivan Rakitic, 5. Sergio Busquets, 7. Philippe […]

Eden Hazard: I want to play in the Champions League

Chelsea star Eden Hazard has reiterated his desire to play in the Champions League next season as the race for the top four in England remains wide open. Hazard has been regularly linked with a move to Real Madrid in recent months, as Chelsea have stumbled in and out of the qualification places at the […]