The Uefa Champions League is an annual continental competition for the top football clubs in Europe. It is one of the most prestigious tournaments in world football and the biggest prize in European football. Introduced in 1992, the competition replaced the European Cup, which had run since 1955. Real Madrid is the most successful club in the competition’s history with 13 titles. Real Madrid were champions for a third successive time in the 2017-18 season, beating Premier League giants Liverpool in the final.
No miracle recovery for Jurgen Klopp’s side as Real, who beat Liverpool in last year’s final, knock the Reds out of the competition for a third year in a row.
Manchester City striker continues his remarkable season in a 7-0 rout of Leipzig, although his manager expresses disappointment that actor Roberts opted to watch rivals.
Italian manager’s dismal record in the competition continues as his Tottenham side exit in the last 16 after a dreary 0-0 draw at home to AC Milan.
Defeat at Bayern Munich sees Qatar-owned club lose last-16 Champions League tie and go out in the first knockout round for fifth time in seven years.
Chelsea manager breaths sigh of relief as his side finally deliver some return on lavish spending by reaching quarterfinals of Champions League.
Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema score twice as Madrid produce another stunning fightback from 2-0 down to thrash Liverpool 5-2.
Superb length-of-the-field goal from forward helps Borussia Dortmund to 1-0 win, putting them in box seat to reach quarterfinals.
Not even Kylian Mbappe‘s substitute appearance can end Paris Saint-Germain’s slump, as they lose to Bayern Munich in first leg of round-of-16 Champions League clash.
Real Madrid and France forward Karim Benzema wins the Ballon d’Or – awarded to the best footballer of the year – for the first time.
Norway striker Erling Haaland netted 86 times in 89 games for Dortmund, but is now plundering goals at a similar rate for Manchester City.
Manchester City’s Erling Haaland will face old club, as will Robert Lewandowski for Barcelona, while Liverpool meet Ajax, Napoli and Rangers.
Manchester United’s legendary forward may not be altogether happy with his salary cut, but the millionaire footballer still has a lifetime deal with Nike, a hotel chain, luxury cars and a property empire
The former footballer is accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend and her sister, and also faces one charge for coercive and controlling behaviour.
For the first time in his glittering career Ronaldo is no longer a must-have item for Europe’s wealthy and elite football clubs.
French senate concludes problems caused by “string of dysfunctions” including a lack of preparation by French authorities.
Egypt this year lost Africa Cup of Nations final and World Cup qualification play-off, both in shoot-outs – with Salah missing his penalty in the latter.
Tom Werner writes in leaked letter he was left in ‘utter disbelief’ over Amelie Oudea-Castera’s comments on Champions League final chaos.
‘The comprehensive review will examine decision-making, responsibility and behaviours of all entities involved in the final,’ Uefa said in a statement.
The British government has called on Uefa to launch a formal investigation into what went wrong with officials from the stadium and French authorities
Italian becomes only manager to win four Champions Leagues, surpassing Bob Paisley’s three European Cups for Liverpool and Zinedine Zidane’s three at Madrid.
Match between Liverpool and Real Madrid was supposed to kick off at 9pm local time at the Stade de France in Paris but was pushed back due to queues of fans who could not get in.
Mohamed Salah says tearful first-half exit from 2018 final with shoulder injury was ‘the worst moment of my career’ as he looks to settle the score against Real.
The 23-year-old Mbappé’s contract is expiring in June and he would have been available on a free transfer, but instead has reportedly signed a three-year contract extension to stay at PSG.
Few players in the game can match the Spanish midfielder’s success on the pitch, and as Jurgen Klopp’s side chase football immortality, Thiago’s influence is there for all to see.
Manager Jurgen Klopp says ‘the full work is still to do’ for his Liverpool side after Champions League semi-final first leg victory against Spain’s Villarreal at Anfield.
Jurgen Klopp praises ‘impressive’ Villarreal’s run to last four of Champions League, after his side’s 3-3 draw with Benfica seals progress.
On-pitch brawl sparks fiery end to Champions League tie, as Manchester City progress to semi-finals with melee in Madrid spilling into the tunnel after full-time.
Real manager Ancelotti says he is happy to suffer as Los Blancos reach last four of Champions League after another dramatic second leg.