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Barcelona is Always the Key to the Champions League Trophy

Posted on 26 May, 2013, by in Soccer

For the last six seasons, the key to becoming the UEFA Champions League winners is getting through Barcelona. If not, and the title goes to them, as it has for three times in the span of six seasons, beginning in 2006. More

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Teams With Most Champions League Titles in History

Posted on 26 May, 2013, by in Featured

Six clubs have won the European Cup, which turned into the UEFA Champions League, four times or more: Ajax, Barcelona, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, AC Milan and Real Madrid. More

Jupp Heynckes

Managers Who Have Won the Champions League With Two Different Teams

Posted on 26 May, 2013, by in Soccer

By leading Bayern Munich to the Champions League title in 2013, Jupp Heynckes, who won’t be remaining as manager of the club next season, became only the fourth manager in history to win the title with two different clubs, joining Jose Mourinho, Otmar Hitzfeld and Ernst Happel. More

A final time for Jupp

Best Photos From the 2013 Champions League Final

Posted on 26 May, 2013, by in Soccer

The best photos from the 2013 Champions League Final in Wembley between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund focus on Arjen Robben, who had to hit his head in a brick wall called Roman Weidenfeller a few times before scoring the winner a few minutes from extra time, earning his long-awaited redemption from the “loser” label. More

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Best Gifs From the 2013 Champions League Final

Posted on 26 May, 2013, by in Soccer

From Franck Ribery elbowing Robert Lewandowski, to the goals (including the ones that didn’t count) and especially the 89th minute winner by Arjen Robben, reviewing the Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund looks much better in gif-form. More

Arjen Robben

Arjen Robben is Finally a Winner (Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund)

Posted on 25 May, 2013, by in Soccer

For a little while, it looked like the bad fortunes that have haunted Bayern Munich and Arjen Robben were returning, but for a team this good, even the terrible mojo that has been following the wonderful Dutch winger had to end at one point. Robben provided the assist for the first goal and scored the 88th minute winner to make Bayern the Champions League winners for a fifth time, and the first time in 12 years. More

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Champions League Final – Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund Predictions

Posted on 25 May, 2013, by in Soccer

The All-German final is here, with Borussia Dortmund hoping that the overwhelming dominance shown by Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga season and in their semifinal against Barcelona won’t show up at Wembley, even though that without the injured Mario Gotze, the scales of balance tip even more in favor of the Bavarian giants. More

Laurent Koscielny

Premier League Champions League Spots – Arsenal In, Tottenham Out

Posted on 19 May, 2013, by in Soccer

There was only one thing at stake on the final day of the Premier League season – the identity of the fourth team that joins Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea in the Champions League next season. The end result? Arsenal finish fourth and remain in Europe’s top competition after a 1-0 win in Newcastle, while Tottenham beat Sunderland 1-0 as well although it didn’t help them very much. Chelsea remained third after their 2-1 win against Everton, with the Premier League table remaining mostly unchanged. More

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Lionel Messi & Barcelona Face Impossible Expectations

Posted on 12 May, 2013, by in Soccer

How many is it now? Barcelona, without the need to play, clinched their fourth league title in five seasons. Yes, the streets in Catalonia were alive with the sound of music, but there seems to be a sense of slight disappointment, just like last year. When you’re Lionel Messi, nothing less than spectacular, every match, every season, is expected of you. Same goes for Barcelona, who always seem like they’ve disappointed someone when they don’t win all the possible titles. More

Alex Ferguson 1999

Alex Ferguson – A Career in Numbers

Posted on 8 May, 2013, by in Featured

For over a decade, we’ve been hearing about Sir Alex Ferguson thinking about stepping down from his eternal hold on the Manchester United managerial seat, not to mention on the “King of English Football” title. After 40 years as a football manager, at the age of 71, bowing down as Premier League champion once again, he decided it’s time to say goodbye to the team, the fans and the game. More