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3000 Views and Counting…

As it’s a slow news day in the Football off season, it’s time for a shameless self congratulatory blog entry. I’ve been running the blog for the last two months now and can announce that I’ve broken 3000 page views, now by all means not a huge landmark or anything …

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Could there only be 3 Champions League spots for England in 2016/17?

2014-15 was a disastrous campaign for English clubs in European competition. No Premier League side reached the quarterfinals of either the Champions League or the Europa League, which had a serious impact on England’s coefficient score. By this measure, England endured their worst European campaign in a decade. UEFA’s coefficient …

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Sour grapes at Sky TV and price rises at BT

Managing director Barney Francis suggests BT have overspent wildly by revealing not a single European game has appeared in Sky’s top 40 matches The managing director of Sky Sports has sought to spoil BT Sport’s big Champions League launch by revealing ratings for the competition had plummeted since 2010. Barney …

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Actually Thomas make that 2 trophies

UEFA have forced Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen to return his Champions League winners medal, due to a lack of appearances in the competition. According to UEFA rules, a player can only recieve a Champions League medal if he has appeared in the competition during the season. Thomas Vermaelen’s injury stricken …

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Champions League Top Seeds Announced

Uefa have announced their top seeds for the 2015/16 Champions League Group Stages they are as follows: Barcelona Chelsea Bayern Munich Juventus Benfica Paris St Germain Zenit St Petersburg PSV Eindhoven Uefa have decided that only champions of the top 8 countries in terms of coefficients will be the top …

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