Monday, September 24, 2018

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    UEFA to introduce third European club competition from 2021

UEFA to introduce third European club competition from 2021

UEFA is set to launch a third European club competition from the 2021-22 season.Andrea Agnelli, European Club Association president, confirmed the development on Tuesday.In his opening address at the ECA biannual meeting, Agnelli said: "Pending approval of the UEFA ExCo, the 'green light' has been given to introduce a third competition, bringing the overall number of clubs to 96, as of [...]

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    UCL: Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford as Juventus draw Man United

UCL: Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford as Juventus draw Man United

Real Madrid start a third consecutive defence of their UCL crown against Roma, CSKA Moscow and Viktoria Plzen in the group stage.The draws, handled by Real and Atletico Madrid players, Kaka and Diego Forlan respectively, placed the 13-time champions in the same group as Roma, the slayers of Barcelona last season.Barcelona, who have won their group in the last 11 [...]

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    Ronaldo begins Juventus adventure with late win at Chievo

Ronaldo begins Juventus adventure with late win at Chievo

Defending Serie A champions, Juventus, armed with new signing Cristiano Ronaldo, began the seventh defence of their title with a 3-2 comeback victory over Chievo with the winning goal scored in added time.The party started on three minutes through Sami Khedira, the German midfielder pouncing on captain Giorgio Chiellini's knockdown to score through the keeper's legs for 1-0.A workaholic Ronaldo dazzled [...]

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    Allegri says Ronaldo will make Juventus debut Saturday

Allegri says Ronaldo will make Juventus debut Saturday

Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri, has revealed that new signing from Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, will make his Serie A debut in the season opener against Chievo on Saturday.The 51-year old coach made this known while fielding questions from reporters at his first conference of the season."Cristiano will make his Serie A debut for us tomorrow," he said.Allegri, who rejected advances [...]

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    Juventus win Serie A

Juventus win Serie A

Juventus drew 0-0 at Roma to secure the Serie A title this season ahead of determined and second placed Napoli.Juventus, needing to get at least a point or have Napoli lose at Sampdoria, battled to a goalless draw against 10-man Roma, while Napoli won 2-0 at Sampdoria to try and take the title tussle into the final week.Roma's Radja Nainggolan [...]

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    Referee rant: UEFA charge Buffon

Referee rant: UEFA charge Buffon

European football governing body, UEFA has charged Juventus goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon for his expletive-laden rant at referee Michael Oliver during and after the controversial Champions League Quarter final second leg encounter against Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu in Spain.The case instituted against the 40-year old Italian, according to UEFA, relates to “general principles of conduct”, following his dismissal earned for [...]

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    Cristiano Ronaldo bails Real Madrid from Champions League disgrace; Bayern advance

Cristiano Ronaldo bails Real Madrid from Champions League disgrace; Bayern advance

Real Madrid and Bayern Munich joined Liverpool and Roma in the semi finals of the UCL after overcoming the challenges of Juventus and Sevilla respectively.Zinedine Zidane's wards were abysmal on the night but were saved by talisman Cristiano Ronaldo's last-minute contentious but clear-cut penalty kick as they suffered a shock 1-3 loss at the Santiago Bernabeu.Juventus, looking to emulate Roma's [...]

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    Ronaldo and Madrid reign supreme in Turin, Bayern subdue Sevilla

Ronaldo and Madrid reign supreme in Turin, Bayern subdue Sevilla

Zinedine Zidane's defending Champions Real Madrid trashed Juventus 3-0. Zidane returned to his old stumping ground in Turin and armed with red-hot Cristiano Ronaldo and left with a well deserved victory.Real Madrid started same team that defeated the Old Lady of Turin 4-1 in last season's final, while Juve handed a surprise start to Uruguayan midfielder, Rolando Bentancur. Cristiano Ronaldo [...]

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    UEFA Champions League quarter final review: The usual suspects?

UEFA Champions League quarter final review: The usual suspects?

Europe- and the world- welcomes back the premier club competition and it's the round of the big clubs.The usual suspects of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are on a roller coaster ride, but the impressive Manchester City and tricky duo of Roma and Sevilla could put a clog in the big boys' wheels.Juventus vs Real MadridA repeat of last [...]

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    Liverpool to face Man City in Champions League quarter-final

Liverpool to face Man City in Champions League quarter-final

Liverpool and Manchester City will face-off in an all English Champions League quarter-final.The draw for the last eight of the competition took place on Friday at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.Real Madrid, the reigning champions, were drawn against Juventus. Both sides met in last year's final.Zinedine Zidane's charges have won three of the last four UEFA Champions League competition.Barcelona [...]

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    Juventus knock out Tottenham, Manchester City advance to UCL quarter final

Juventus knock out Tottenham, Manchester City advance to UCL quarter final

It was a mixed evening for English clubs in the UCL on wednesday evening as Tottenham Hotspur crashed out to last year's beaten finalist Juventus 2-1 at Wembley stadium, while Manchester City, despite losing 2-1 at home, took the easy street into the quarter finals with a 5-2 aggregate win over FC Basel of Switzerland.Pablo Dybala, Blaise Matuidi, and Giorgio [...]

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    Messi stuns Buffon as Barcelona defeat Juventus 3-0

Messi stuns Buffon as Barcelona defeat Juventus 3-0

Barcelona on Tuesday kicked off their Champions League campaign with a 3-0 win against last season's finalists, Juventus, at Nou camp.Messi bamboozled Gigi Buffon to score against the Juventus goalkeeper for Barcelona's opener on the stroke of half-time at the Nou Camp.It was his first ever goal against the veteran Italian goalie.The Argentine weaved his way past several Juventus players, [...]

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    Messi finally scores against Buffon

Messi finally scores against Buffon

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi on Tuesday scored against Gianluigi Buffon, Juventus goalkeeper, for the first time in his career.Messi scored his first goal just before half time in the Champions League group stage opener at Camp Nou, while the second came in the 69th minute of the match.The Barcelona legend has finally netted against Buffon after over 315 minutes of [...]

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    Claudio Ranieri named manager of French side Nantes

Claudio Ranieri named manager of French side Nantes

Claudio Ranieri, former Leicester City manager, has agreed to a two-year deal to manage Ligue 1 side Nantes.The Italian, who led the Foxes to the Premier League title in 2016, has been without a club since being sacked by the Foxes in February."FC Nantes is pleased to announce the arrival of Claudio Ranieri at the head of his professional group," [...]

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    Ronaldo scores 600th career goal as Madrid win UCL back-to-back

Ronaldo scores 600th career goal as Madrid win UCL back-to-back

Real Madrid has made history as the first team to win back-to-back UEFA Champions League titles on Saturday, while Cristiano Ronaldo recorded his 600th career goal for club and country. Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4-1 at the 2016/17 Champions League final at the Millennium stadium in Cardiff, Wales.The Zinedine Zidane's men has become the first team to retain their status as [...]

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    Juventus win sixth consecutive Serie A title

Juventus win sixth consecutive Serie A title

A 3-0 win over Crotone, courtesy of goals from Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala and Alex Sandro, earned Juventus the Serie A title.The Old Lady blew the chance to win the league last weekend at the Stadio Olimpico, where they were beaten 3-1 by the Giallorossi.After returning to the same ground on Wednesday to defeat Lazio 2-0 to lift the Coppa [...]

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