Tag Archives: Champions League

Best of the Week: 3rd to 9th December 2012

Slim pickings this week, I’m afraid. I’ve recorded the results of 31 sports and there weren’t a lot of outright winners in individual competitions or outstanding performances in the leagues. Nevertheless, I’ve selected one each from ten sports to make … Continue reading

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Manchester City reach a new low in the Champions League

Around a year ago today, Manchester City were chastised for an unsuccessful d├ębut UEFA Champions League campaign, picking up just three wins and crashing into the Europa League with only ten points. How Roberto Mancini’s men would take that situation … Continue reading

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Fault – Never the players’, always the manager’s.

Who’d be a manager at Chelsea? Quite a few people, by the looks of it. Roberto di Matteo’s sacking from his managerial position after just eight months in charge, bringing FA Cup and Champions League victory with him, was inevitable … Continue reading

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Results 23/10/12 – Manchester United scrape home once again

It all looked over after 20 minutes, but Manchester United once again rescued themselves from the promise of a shocking home defeat and scored three goals to keep them top of their Champions League group. The salvage operation was unveiled … Continue reading

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Results 4/10/12: Newcastle United make me look a little stupid

OK, I’ll admit. I’m not very good at predictions. You may remember (or you could just go and have a look) that, yesterday, I threw out some predictions for last night’s three Europa League clashes featuring English clubs. Although I … Continue reading

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Results and Predictions 3/10/12 – Ben Ainslie returns to the ocean and Europa League

After a couple of months off, Ben Ainslie returned to the San Francisco bay to take part in the latest leg of the America’s Cup World Series circuit. His racing team, J.P. Morgan BAR, didn’t have the best of times … Continue reading

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Clean sweep for British sides in the Champions League

Business as usual last night with Chelsea, Manchester United and Celtic all grabbing wins in the UEFA Champions League, keeping them towards the top of their respective groups. Chelsea achieved the most spectacular result of them all, scoring late goals … Continue reading

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