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Internazionale v Tottenham: Champions League – live!

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Champions League updates from the 5.55pm BST game at San SiroBarcelona v PSV Eindhoven: Champions League – live!Email Barry your thoughts or via Twitter @bglendenning 6.10pm BST 14 min: Inter win another throw-in deep in Spurs territory. It’s taken long towards Matias Veccino, who slices high and wide on the half-volley from just inside the area. 6.09pm BST 13 min: Spurs win a free-kick about 30 yards from the Inter goal for a foul on Erik Lamela. Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic organises a wall, but is forced to get get down to his left and parry clear when Christian Eriksen sends a fizzing, dipping shot his way. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Internazionale v Tottenham: Champions League – live!

Barcelona v PSV Eindhoven: Champions League – live!

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Champions League updates from the 5.55pm BST kick-offInternazionale v Tottenham: Champions League – live!Spain looks north as Basque clubs take giants to the wireYou can email Bryan here or tweet him here 6.07pm BST 9 min: Barcelona are fast downfield after the missed chance and quickly win a corner. Dembélé takes it but nothing comes of it. Messi not being tightly marked early on, mystifyingly, but can’t get involved in Barça’s first real opportunity. 6.05pm BST 8 min: First chance of the match for PSV by the Uruguayan Gastón Pereiro, who rips a shot just over the crossbar. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Barcelona v PSV Eindhoven: Champions League – live!

Arsenal opt for change in management structure as Gazidis joins Milan

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• Raúl Sanllehí to become Arsenal’s new head of football• Vinai Venkatesham to assume new role as managing directorIvan Gazidis is to leave Arsenal to become Milan’s chief executive. The 54-year-old, who has been at the club since 2009, described the move as “the hardest decision” of his life.Gazidis will leave Arsenal on 31 October before taking up his new post at San Siro on 1 December. Arsenal will not directly replace their chief executive. Raúl Sanllehí, the head of football relations, is to become the head of football, while the chief commercial officer, Vinai Venkatesham, will take over the role of managing director. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Arsenal opt for change in management structure as Gazidis joins Milan

Young Boys ready to be brave in group stage bow against Manchester United

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• Swiss side in Champions League group stage for first time• ‘We’ll play with courage,’ says coach Gerardo SeoaneDavid von Ballmoos, Young Boys’ 23-year-old goalkeeper, unwittingly sums up the challenge Manchester United present the Swiss champions when attempting to play down their opponents in Wednesday’s opening Group H game. “We will not change everything just because we play Champions League,” he says. “We now have footballers as opponents we previously only knew as stars. But we look to us.” Related: Champions League: previews for the big matches this week Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Young Boys ready to be brave in group stage bow against Manchester United

The Fiver | The significance of that trainspotting cow

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Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Sound the Big Cup klaxon, because European football’s elite club competition is back for yet another season of transcontinental intrigue. Between now and 1 June, Europe’s finest will duke it out across 125 matches, travelling tens of thousands of miles to play a minimum of 187 hours and 30 minutes of football between them. It’s a hell of palaver, but the time-saving alternative – simply not bothering and just handing the trophy to Sergio Ramos again next May – isn’t quite as lucrative. And besides, last year’s final, which featured an English club, attracted a UK audience of almost 4.2m on subscription channel BT Sport. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : The Fiver | The significance of that trainspotting co

Sergio Ramos goes on offensive as Real start Champions League defence

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• Madrid host Roma as they bid for fourth successive title• Ramos on Griezmann’s Ballon d’Or claim: ‘Ignorance is bold’By the time the Champions League final comes around next June, Real Madrid will have been European champions for 1,100 days. On Wednesday they begin their journey there against Roma at the Santiago Bernabéu, a 20-minute drive from the Wanda Metropolitano where the final will be held, new home of rivals Atlético – the team they twice beat to take the title. “No one has done what Madrid have done; no one has even got close,” said the Roma central defender Kostas Manolas. “Above all, we feel proud,” said Sergio Ramos, the captain. “It’s not chance.” Related: Thomas Tuchel returns to Liverpool with scars and a point to prove Continue reading... Source: Football N