UEFA Champions League News

UEFA reject Franck Ribery’s appeal against his three match ban

Published: May 6, 2010

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Franck Ribery is set to miss the Champions League final against Inter Milan, because he will still be serving a 3 match ban imposed by UEFA. Ribery was shown the red card in the first leg of the semi-final against Lyon following a foul on Lisandro Lopez. Bayern Munich did lodge an appeal against the [...]

Mourinho improves relationship with Italian Press

Published: May 5, 2010

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Since his move to Italy, Mourinho never had a great relationship with the Italian Press. However after Inter Milan’s last game in the Champions League against Barcelona, most of the Italian newspapers praised the talented and controversial manager. The Nerazzurri managed to reach the final, by overcoming the reigning champions with a convincing aggregate score [...]

Ronaldo wants Barcelona to lose against Inter Milan

Published: April 28, 2010

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Cristiano Ronaldo wishes that Barcelona don’t get past Inter Milan tonight, in what promises to be one of the most interesting games in the Champions League this season. After trailing to Inter Milan by 3 goals to 1, Barcelona will need at least 2 goals to reach the much coveted final, which will be playing [...]

Mourinho’s Inter trash Barcelona

Published: April 21, 2010

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There’s been a lot of speculation before the first leg of the Champions League semi-final: that Messi is unstoppable, that Barcelona are currently the best team in the World and even bookmakers picked Barcelona as favourities for this delicate first tie at San Siro. Guess what? Inter dominated almost throughout the game, and Messi was [...]

Lionel Messi “We are superior to everyone”

Published: April 11, 2010

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Lionel Messi, the World’s best player, was on fire again. After banging in four goals against Arsenal in last Tuesday’s Champions League clash, he scored another important goal yesterday against Barcelona’s eternal rivals, Real Madrid. Barcelona won the match 2-0 with Messi scoring the first goal. After the match Messi said the following: “The squad [...]

Manchester United, Rooney does not train

Published: April 6, 2010

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Manchester United’s striker Wayne Rooney did not train this morning therefore the chances of seeing him on the pitch tomorrow, in the quarter final match against Bayern Munich, have decreased significantly. The quick recovery from his ankle distortion gave some hope to a ‘miracle’ return for the match against Bayern Munich. The British newspapers are [...]

Bayern roar back to win and Lyon beat Bordeaux

Published: March 31, 2010

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A Bayern comeback and Lyon with one foot in the semi-final are yesterday’s outcomes in yesterday’s Uefa Champions League. The first two matches of the first legs of the quarter finals of the Champions League smiled to the home teams. At Munich Van Gaal’s men that were missing star player Robben, went a goal down [...]

Fabio Capello:”Inter are favourites to win the Champions League”

Published: March 19, 2010

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In an interview given to ‘Corriere dello Sport’ England’s national coach, Fabio Capello, analyzed the fight for the Serie A title mentioning Inter, Milan and Roma. He also spoke about Inter’s and Milan’s journeys in the Champions League. He started off by saying “The match Chelsea-Inter was a very nice match, in which Inter played [...]

Chelsea-Inter 0-1

Published: March 17, 2010

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Finally Inter showed personality in Europe, they performed perfectly, they won 1-0 against Chelsea and qualify to the quarter finals of the Champions League. Mourinho’s men offered an examplery performance, for the whole 90 minutes they played with order and confidence thus meriting their qualification to the next round. The way the match was going [...]

Mourinho’s fate lies in Ancelotti’s hands

Published: March 16, 2010

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If Carlo Ancelotti manages to qualify to the quarter finals stage of the Champions League, Jose Mourinho’s era at Inter will almost surely end in June, irrelevant of how the league finishes. If Inter don’t make it to the next round it will be a big dissapointment for the club’s president Massimo Moratti. Should Mourinho [...]