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Champions League Review 09/10

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Soccerlens looks at the 2009/2010 Champions League season, from the format changes to the upsets, sublime attacking performances and their masterful tactical counterbalances, and of course, destiny.

09/10 La Liga Review: Barcelona conquers, Galacticos denied glory & the rest of Spain...

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As 08/09 ended, Barcelona were roundly recognized as the world’s greatest team. They had dominated in La Liga, claimed the Spanish Cup, and comfortably...

09/10 Serie A Review: Five-times Inter, the rise of Roma, the fall of Juventus...

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Serie A is a league of pragmatists. There are pragmatic coaches, who specialise in delivering results rather than entertainment. There are pragmatic...

09/10 Europa League Review

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It is easy to forget that this season’s Europa League was in its inaugural year. After picking up an undesirable yet understandable reputation...

09/10 Bundesliga Review

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For a long time, European football fans regarded the Bundesliga as the backwater home of poor defending and psychotic goalkeepers.  It was a league...

2009/2010 Premier League Review

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Congratulations then to Chelsea, who have emerged as rightful Champions, with 27 wins, 86 points, and 103 goals in the bank. For a...

Hats off to humble Hodgson

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Fulham's opponents on the 12th May will be Atletico Madrid. Aletico and Fulham are diametric opposites, the former loaded with individual talent but lacking organisation, the latter a unit greater than the sum of their parts. Who will triumph in Hamburg?