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Europa League Round of 32: Players to watch

Final preparations are underway for the second leg of the Europa League Round of 32 matches. Here we look at players from each team to keep an eye for.
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Europa League: The Round of 32 Review

The Round of 32 of the Europa League brought some straightforward results while some were just unbelievable. A similar story with the goals scored.

Champions League exits could have huge impact on big sides

Several teams have their Champions League dreams hanging by a thread as the competition prepares for the final round of group games. An exit from...

Six teams battle for three places in the Champions League

Chelsea, Juve, Benfica, Celtic, Galatasaray and Cluj competing for the final three places of the knockout round of the Champions League.

Benfica v. Chelsea Preview: do Chelsea have another magnificent performance left in the tank?

It’s been a rollercoaster of a season for Chelsea, but while the perennial Premier League title chasers are well off the pace domestically, their...

Football Team of the Decade: 1960s

The 1960s just might be football's golden decade. George Best, Garrincha, Pele in his prime and much much more.

Transfer Window Preview: Who do you want your club to sign this summer?

With the domestic leagues finished and only the Champions League final to play on Saturday, football fans across Europe are probably feeling a little...

Unstoppable Porto Set Up All-Portuguese Europa League Final

Three games. Fifteen goals. Even after a sloppy start in which they allowed Villareal to go in 1-0 up at half-time, FC Porto insisted...

Beyond Lionel Messi: An Alternative List of the Top 25 Football Players in the...

In my previous article, I argued that the process by which we decide who the world's best players are has been grossly distorted. A combination...

Europa League: Portuguese Navigators Must Beware the Yellow Submarine

These are unchartered waters for Portuguese football. With the national economy in tatters (and crippling international loans looking ever more likely), its football clubs...

Benfica 1-2 FC Porto: Benfica hand Porto Portuguese Title on a Plate

Porto will be celebrating their 25th Portuguese league title in the dark. So humiliating did the powers that be find their bitter rivals celebrating...