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Bayern Munich beat Valencia 2-1 at Champions League


September 20th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 20 (IANS) Bastian Schweinsteiger and Toni Kroos ensured a successful start for Bayern Munich in their Champions League football campaign, defeating Juventus 2-1 at the Allianz Arena.Bayern started ... Read more...

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Juventus fight back for 2-2 draw against Chelsea


September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Juventus staged a strong comeback to cut Chelsea's two-goal lead and earn an away draw in Champions League football Group E opener here.Boosted by the fanatic ... Read more...

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Champions League: Messi’s brace sinks brave Spartak


September 20th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lionel Messi scored twice in nine minutes to turn a potential defeat into 3-2 victory for Barcelona in their Champions League football opener against Spartak ... Read more...

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Flying start for Malaga in Champions League


September 19th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Malaga midfielder Francisco Izco was the hero of the night as the Spanish side enjoyed a triumphant start to their Champions League football campaign with a ... Read more...

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Milan held by Anderlecht in Champions League


September 19th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 19 (IANS) AC Milan failed to shrug off their disappointing form as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Anderlecht at home in the Champions League football ... Read more...

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Arshavin out of Arsenal’s Champions League squad


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian forward Andrei Arshavin has been left out of Arsenal's 18-man squad for Tuesday's Champions League football opener against Montpellier in France.Arshavin has been frozen ... Read more...

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Spartak seal passage to Champions League group stage


August 30th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ten-man Spartak Moscow progressed to the Champions League football group stage after holding on for a dramatic 1-1 draw against Fenerbahce, earning an aggregate 3-2 ... Read more...

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Gazprom unveiled as Champions League sponsor


July 10th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's state-run gas giant Gazprom has become an official partner of the Champions League football tournament through 2015, UEFA has announced.The company, the largest ... Read more...

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Gazprom unveiled as UEFA Champions League sponsor


July 9th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UEFA Monday announced that Russia's state-run gas giant Gazprom has become an official partner of the Champions League football tournament through 2015.The company, the ... Read more...

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Manchester City wins league title in thrilling fashion


May 14th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Manchester, May 14 (IANS) Manchester City won their first English football league title in 44 years, scoring two goals in injury-time to beat Queens Park Rangers 3-2 at the ... Read more...

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Liga’s penultimate round about survival and qualifying


May 4th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 4 (IANS) With the outcome of the BBVA Primera Liga football title resolved with Real Madrid crowned champions Wednesday night, the coming weekend's penultimate round of games in ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich qualify for Champions League final after penalty shoot-out


April 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 26 (IANS) Bayern Munich have qualified for the final of the Champions League football after knocking out Real Madrid in a penalty shoot-out.Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka and Sergio ... Read more...

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Valiant Chelsea knock Barca out, reach Champions League final


April 25th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 25 (IANS) Chelsea staged a remarkable comeback with 10 men to knock out defending champions Barcelona and qualify for the final of Champions League football with a ... Read more...

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Barca look to avenge defeat at Stamford Bridge


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Barcelona will take on Chelsea in the second leg semi-final in Champions League football Tuesday at Stamford Bridge looking to overcome a one goal deficit.Barcelona manager ... Read more...

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Chelsea stun Barcelona at home in Champions League


April 19th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) A resilient Chelsea overcame defending champions Barcelona 1-0 in the semi-final first leg of the UEFA Champions League football at the Stamford Bridge here.The London club ... Read more...

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Barca qualify for Champions League semifinals


April 4th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) FC Barcelona produced a convincing display to defeat AC Milan 3-1 in the return leg at the Camp Nou of their Champions League football quarterfinal.The ... Read more...

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Chelsea reach Champions League quarters after thrilling win


March 15th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) English club Chelsea overcame a 1-3 first leg deficit against Italy's Napoli to book a place in the quarterfinals of the Champions League football, winning ... Read more...

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Champions League: Marseille, Bayern in quarters


March 14th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Milan/Munich, March 14 (IANS) Marseille knocked Inter Milan out of the Champions League football to reach the quarterfinals, thanks to an away goal scored in the stoppage time at ... Read more...

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Benfica in Champions League quarters after six years


March 7th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 7 (IANS) Benfica are back in the Champions League football quarterfinals after six years, the Portuguese team recovering from a 2-3 first-leg disadvantage to put it across Zenit ... Read more...

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Crunch time for Asian Champions League hopefuls


February 17th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) Three-time Asian champions Pohang Steelers and first round winners Esteghal are in the hunt for the three remaining places in the group stage of the AFC ... Read more...

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Champions League: AC Milan thrash Arsenal, Zenit win thriller


February 16th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Milan/St. Petersburg, Feb 16 (IANS) Arsenal's dream of winning the Champions League football came to a grinding halt as they were thrashed 0-4 by AC Milan in the first ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Cheruiyot, Barcelona win Laureus Awards


February 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Despite freezing weather, many fans waited and shouted alongside the red carpet as winners of the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards were unveiled here Monday.Serbian ... Read more...

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Bayern to miss Robben, Kroos in Champions League clash at City


December 7th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 7 (IANS) Bayern Munich will sit out their flu-hit star players Arjen Robben and Toni Kroos in Wednesday's Champions League football clash with Premier League leaders Manchester ... Read more...

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Valencia face Chelsea in crucial Champions League tie


December 5th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 5 (IANS) Valencia coach Unai Enery and his side travel to London to prepare for their most important game of the season when they take on Chelsea in ... Read more...

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Villarreal face Manchester City in crucial Champions League tie


November 1st, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 1 (IANS) Villarreal face a make or break Champions League football tie at home to Manchester City Wednesday in the middle of a major injury crisis.Although Juan ... Read more...

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Valencia, Chelsea draw 1-1 in Champions League


September 29th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 29 (IANS) Valencia and Chelsea drew 1-1 in a Champions League football match at the Mestalla Stadium.Frank Lampard opened the scoring for Chelsea, who controlled much of ... Read more...

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Bayern defeat Manchester City 2-0 in Champions League


September 28th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 28 (IANS) German Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich staged a faultless performance against Manchester City to win 2-0 in their Champions League football match at the Allianz Arena ... Read more...

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Real Madrid crush Ajax in Champions League


September 28th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 28 (IANS) Real Madrid achieved a comfortable 3-0 win at home over Ajax in the second of their Champions League football group games Tuesday night.The trio of ... Read more...

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Villarreal’s Champions League opener is must win game


September 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Villarreal will look to stabilise a worrying start to the season when they face Bayern Munich in their first group game in the Champions League ... Read more...

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Injured Ibrahimovic ruled out of Barcelona clash


September 13th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 13 (IANS) AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out of the European Champions League football game against Barcelona after he picked an injury during ... Read more...

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Chelsea ready to bid 40 m pound for Tottenham’s Bale


April 26th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 26 (ANI): Chelsea is poised to make a 40-million-pound bid for Tottenham Hotspur star Gareth Bale this summer.It maybe recalled that Bale signed a four-year deal with the Spurs last ... Read more...

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Mancini now targets Champions League spot for Man City


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Manchetser City boss Roberto Mancini has set a target of four wins in six games to nab a Champions League football spot.City is on a high after booking ... Read more...

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Splash the cash if you want Champions League fame: Redknapp


April 14th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.14 (ANI): Coach Harry Redknapp has insisted that the only way Tottenham can become a Champions League force is to splash the cash like their top-four rivals.Redknapp reckons Tottenham must ... Read more...

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‘Stupid’ Crouch leaves Tottenham’s Champions League dreams in tatters


April 6th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Tottenham striker Peter Crouch was labelled "beyond stupid" after his red card left the club's Champions League dreams in tatters.While Tottenham had already gone 1-0 down to ... Read more...

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Ferguson’s whopping 100,000 pound-a-week offer for Young


April 1st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to offer Aston Villa ace Ashley Young a whopping 100,000 pound-a-week and is ready to pay 25 million pounds ... Read more...

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