Category: Champions League

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Chelsea fans left fuming as ref failed to repeat key PK against Liverpool

Tammy Abraham’s penalty was denied by Adrian San Miguel, but there were reasons to believe that it should have been repeated. The game had seen a controversial call going up to the scoreboard when Jorginho transformed a penalty during the extra time which was verified by VAR technology. But this time, even if the ref […]

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What Jurgen Klopp told referee Stephanie Frappart about Chelsea penalty decision

Jurgen Klopp was not impressed with the penalty decision awarded to Chelsea in Wednesday night’s UEFA Super Cup – but heaped praise on the all-female officiating team. Tammy Abraham went down under a challenge from Adrian in the first half of extra time and referee Frappart swiftly pointed to the spot before brief consultation with VAR. Klopp felt aggrieved at the penalty decision […]

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UEFA Super Cup: Stephanie Frappart to be first female referee to take charge

The UEFA Super Cup will be refereed by a woman, marking the first time a female official has taken charge of a showpiece European men’s match. Stephanie Frappart has been assigned to the annual curtain-raiser in Istanbul, which will be an all-English affair between Champions League winners Liverpool and Europa League holders Chelsea. The Premier […]

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Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk in spat with Jurgen Klopp after Napoli pre-season defeat

The Reds could not stop Napoli scoring at Murrayfield, nearly two months after winning the Champions League. It means Klopp’s side have failed to win any of their four pre-season games. One star to suffer embarrassment was van Dijk after his error handed Amin Younes the third goal after Lorenzo Insigne’s effort bounced off the bar. And […]

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The Bale Saga – Player Pulls Out of Real Party for Pre-season Munich Tournament

The Gareth Bale sideshow is hampering Real Madrid preparations for the new season. Much conjecture surrounds how things might transpire, and the whole saga has just taken another twist with BBC Sport reporting within the last hour that the Welsh international has pulled out of Real Madrid’s trip to Munich to play in a pre-season […]

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Christopher Jullien in line to make Celtic debut in Champions League

The Hoops face the Estonian champions in the second leg of their Champion League qualifier holding a healthy 5-0 advantage from their first meeting last week. Powerful defender Jullien has been building up his match fitness since his £7million switch from Toulouse, and Lennon is ready to unleash him in Tallinn. Jullien needs some game […]

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Volkanovski More Confident Against Holloway After UFC 240

Alexander Volkanovski is more confident than ever that he will be the next UFC featherweight champion after watching UFC 240’s main event between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar. After weighing in to serve as a backup fighter for the main event, Volkanovski turned out to be another spectator for the featherweight title fight. And much […]

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Fifa bans senior Caf official for 10 years over Ebola funds

Fifa has banned Confederation of African Football (Caf) executive committee member Musa Bility for 10 years and fined him $500,000 for breaching its code of ethics. Football’s world governing body found the former Liberia FA (LFA) president “guilty of having misappropriated Fifa funds, as well as having received benefits and found himself in situations of […]

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Eddie Nketiah and Joe Willock leading Arsenal’s next generation of academy hopefuls

Arsenal’s young guns impressed during their pre-season tour of the USA, with 17-year-old winger Bukayo Saka saying they are ready to  take on the world if given chances by Unai Emery. Arsenal clinched wins over Colorado Rapids, Bayern Munich and Fiorentina before their penalty shoot-out loss to Real Madrid overnight on Wednesday, with an exciting […]

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