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Fernando Torres Ready to Lead Spain in the Confederations Cup

Fernando Torres Ready to Lead Spain in the Confederations Cup

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has been confirmed to be on the Spanish National Team’s roster for the upcoming 2013 Confederations Cup to be held in Brazil. Torres showed signs of his old form at times this season with Chelsea under interim manager Rafael Benitez, and his call up could perhaps be a wake up call [...]

Bayern Munich: Projected lineup for Champions League Final

Bayern Munich: Projected lineup for Champions League Final

Bayern Munich come into their third UEFA Champions League final in four years and have something to prove, that they can finally lift the European title once again. A win for Bayern will see them draw level with English club Liverpool as the third most crowned European champions with five each, behind seven time winners [...]

Borussia Dortmund: Projected Lineup for Champions League Final

Borussia Dortmund: Projected Lineup for Champions League Final

Borussia Dortmund fought their way all the way to the UEFA Champions League Final. The 2012 Bundesliga Champions had to deal with Real Madrid every step of the way having battled their way out of the group stage with Los Blancos and then defeating them in the two legged semifinal round. Die Schwarzgelben will have [...]

Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund: Head-to-Head Record

Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund: Head-to-Head Record

Two German giants face off against one another today as Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will battle for the Champions League trophy at Wembley. The two teams are no stranger to one another, however, as they’ve faced off 26 times over the past ten seasons. Bayern Munich just barely have the advantage with 11 wins [...]

UEFA Champions League Final: Preview and Projected Lineups

UEFA Champions League Final: Preview and Projected Lineups

One of the most celebrated days in the club soccer calendar as finally approached us as German titans Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will square off at Wembley Stadium in London for the UEFA Champions League title. Both clubs went on a rampant tear, especially Bayern, in the knockout stage of the competition and not [...]

UEFA Champions League Final: Five Key Battles on Europe’s Biggest Stage

UEFA Champions League Final: Five Key Battles on Europe’s Biggest Stage

The first all-German Champions League final will kick off Saturday at Wembley Stadium in the most anticipated match of the season in world football as Bayern Munich face Borussia Dortmund. Two bitter rivals with much to prove are sure to make for a fantastic final for not only German football fans, but for all football [...]

UEFA Champions League Final: Four Bayern Munich Players to Watch

UEFA Champions League Final: Four Bayern Munich Players to Watch

The stage is set for what is expected to be an epic UEFA Champions League final on Saturday at Wembley Stadium. Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich will face their fiercest rivals in Borussia Dortmund in what many believe will be a highly competitive and entertaining cup final. Bayern Munich has struggled in Champions League finals of [...]

UEFA Champions League Final: Five Borussia Dortmund Players to Watch

UEFA Champions League Final: Five Borussia Dortmund Players to Watch

On Saturday, Europe’s premier club competition will reach its end when German giants Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund battle for the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League title After Sepp Blatter stated that the Bundesliga was the best domestic league in Europe, the casual football fan would likely have rebuffed his comments, preferring the English Premier League or [...]

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger Comments on Champions League Final

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger Comments on Champions League Final

The football world will have all eyes on Wembley this weekend as Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund prepare to battle for the Champions League title. Both Dortmund and Munich have enjoyed long successful seasons to date, but none of that will matter when the German rivals take the pitch tomorrow evening. Arsene Wenger, Arsenal’s manager, [...]

Tottenham Hotspur Reignite Interest in Leandro Damiao and David Villa

Tottenham Hotspur Reignite Interest in Leandro Damiao and David Villa

The Express has reported that David Villa has agreed to switch from Barcelona to London this summer. In the report, the disclosed information is based on news coming from Spanish radio station Cadena Ser. It’s believed that Spur would pay £15 million (over $23 million) to acquire Villa. The Daily Mail also reported that Tottenham is keen [...]

Borussia Dortmund’s Mario Goetze to Miss Champions League Final

Borussia Dortmund’s Mario Goetze to Miss Champions League Final

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Goetze has been ruled out of the Champions League final this Saturday after failing to recover from a hamstring injury. The 20-year-old starlet was injured during the semi-final second leg against Real Madrid on April 30th. He returned to training on Tuesday but suffered a reoccurrence of the injury, and the [...]

Champions League Final: Betting Odds, Preview and Prediction

Champions League Final: Betting Odds, Preview and Prediction

Champions League Betting Odds, Preview and Prediction Saturday, May 25, 2013 Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund (FOX, 2:45 p.m. ET/11:45 a.m. PT): Quite often, UEFA Champions League finals make pretty poor betting opportunities but I strongly believe this year’s version is quite different and provides some pretty good chances to make some money in the [...]

Farewell to Bayern Munich’s Jupp Heynckes

Farewell to Bayern Munich’s Jupp Heynckes

Bayern Munich’s dream season is coming to an end with the Bundesliga title already secured and two finals yet to be played in order to win the treble. The 68-year-old architect of all this, Jupp Heynckes has taken the Bavarians to the very top of almost every competition played this year. However, after the season is over he will [...]

Copa Libertadores May Suffer a Reduction of Participating Teams

Copa Libertadores May Suffer a Reduction of Participating Teams

The president of CONMEBOL, Eugenio Figueiredo, wants to drastically cut the number of participating teams in the Copa Libertadores next year. According to the new president of the South American confederation, the referees on the association are not qualified enough to officiate a competition of such magnitude. Figueiredo wants the competition to be more like UEFA Champions League  — [...]

Bayern Munich Comment: Don Jupp Rides Again

Bayern Munich Comment: Don Jupp Rides Again

As everyone surely knows by now, FC Bayern manager Jupp Heynckes is planning to retire at the end of the season.  Believe it or not, this was Heyncke’s third stint as head coach at Bayern: he managed the team for four years starting in 1987, and then again for several weeks at the end of [...]

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Reviewing Chelsea’s Season

Reviewing Chelsea’s Season

The 2012-2013 season has been another season that Chelsea might want to keep in their memories and at the same time forget. The season will end with another manager leaving Stamford Bridge and with many questions to be answered. The grade for Chelsea’s season will be based on performance and the winning potential Chelsea had [...]