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Champions League Semi-Final Draw: Juventus To Play Monaco As Two Madrid Clubs Pitted Against Each Other

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The balls are out of the UEFA tupperware and the semi-finals of the 2016/17 Champions League have been drawn.

First up, Real Madrid will play their old chums Atletico in a repeat of last season's final, while Juventus will be taking on Monaco in t'other tie.

The Champions League semi-final draw in full.

Champions League Quarter-Final Draw: Man City Pitted Against PSG As ‘Big Three’ All Kept Seperate

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The balls have been plucked from the pots and the draw for the last eight of the 2015/16 Champions League has been made.

Into the quarters for the first time ever, Manchester City have been pitted against Chelsea-slayers PSG.

The UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final draw in full...

Wolfsburg vs Real Madrid

Bayern Munich vs Benfica

Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid

Paris St-Germain vs Manchester City

Well look at that little lot.

Champions League Last 16 Draw: Arsenal Bag Barcelona, Chelsea Pull PSG, Man City Draw Dynamo Kiev

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Bugger. All that hard work fighting to get out of the group and Arsenal have gone and got themselves drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League.

The full draw has just been conducted in Nyon and it looks something like this...

Gent vs Wolfsburg
Roma vs Real Madrid
PSG vs Chelsea
Arsenal vs Barcelona
Juventus vs Bayern Munich
PSV vs Atletico Madrid
Benfica vs Zenit
Dynamo Kiev vs Manchester City

While Chelsea will no doubt face a tough task making it into the quarters after drawing PSG for the 100th time in recent years, you'd have a shiny groat on Man City being able to turn Dynamo Kiev over comfortably enough in the space of two legs.

Arsenal discover Champions League fate with slightly tricky draw

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The Champions League draw has finally been done, andare draw could turn out to be trickier than it looks. We have been drawn alongside Bayern Munich, which is obviously not the nicest team to come up against, but Olympiakos and Dinamo Zagreb are two of the teams you would be happy to see drawn in [.

Tough Champions League Draw Sees Man City Paired With Real Madrid, Dortmund And Ajax

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By Alan Duffy

Ah yes, a good old fashioned group of death â„¢! Thursday's Champions League draw didn't do Premier League champions Man City any favours, with the Citizens paired with Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Ajax, all champions of their respective leagues.

Tough Champions League Draw Sees Man City Paired With Real Madrid, Dortmund And Ajax

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By Alan Duffy

Ah yes, a good old fashioned group of death(tm)! Thursday's Champions League draw didn't do Premier League champions Man City any favours, with the Citizens paired with Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Ajax, all champions of their respective leagues.

Video Highlights – UEFA Champions League Draw

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UEFA Champions League Draw 2012 2013

Your thoughts on the Champions League draw for Chelsea?

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So the Champions League draw has been made and Chelsea face Shakhtar Donetsk, Juventus and Nordsjælland. What looked like being the group of death doesn't look so bad now.

Here is the remainder of the draw as per a screen shot from uefa.com




So what do you people think?

Noticias: Javi Martinez, ‘The 40 Million Man’ Joins Bayern Munich – Plus Champions League Draw

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The arrival of Athletic Bilbao's Javi Martinez at Bayern Munich has understandably drummed up a great deal of excitement among the German press, especially since the Bundesliga is a considered an unusual destination for many Spanish players. Of course, given the fact that he still has many years ahead of him (the Premiership next, perhaps?

Looking back to Munich on the day of the CL Draw.

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As the Champions League draw takes place this afternoon I couldn't help but take a look back a couple of months ago to Munich, our greatest night!

Yes the new season is upon us and the new Champions League quest begins with Chelsea looking to become the first side to retain the trophy in it's current format but, I think the time is right to take another look back at just what happened last season.

Celtic 2-0 Helsingborgs (4-0 Agg) – Bhoys Back In The Big Time After Parkhead Stroll (Photos & Highlights)

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By Alan Duffy

Scottish giants Celtic made it to the Champions League group stages for the first time in four years after comfortably finishing off Helsingborgs at Celtic Park last night.

Taking a two-goal advantage with them into the second leg of his Champions League qualifier, the home side were rarely threatened by the Swedes.

End of the Speedy Option?

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Speeding out?

The Champions League draw will be happening tomorrow and we'll find out who's in our group. We will definitely be one of the top 8 seeds and that should ensure a much easier task than say, Manchester City. On one hand, it would be better if we get weaker teams which should make our qualification to the next stage more comfortable.

The Epic Guardiola-Ibrahimovic Reunion, David Luiz’s Benfica Prank & Kaka’s High School Musical

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Only one name sprang to mind following Milan's Champions League draw with Barcelona last night : IBRAHIMOVIC! Hold your horses because the only thing Barcelona's bookstores should be releasing in two weeks is an extended Catalan edition of Ibra's epic autobiography.

The Champions League and Europa League paths have been set. AC...

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The Champions League and Europa League paths have been set.

AC Milan vs. FC Barcelona and Schalke vs. Athletic Bilbao will be another set of classic matches for us to enjoy. APOEL vs. Real Madrid, not so much... Benfica vs. Chelsea could be interesting, but at the moment a Real Madrid vs.

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - EUROPA LEAGUE QUARTER-SEMI DRAW MATCH-UPS

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Today the Sports media has been taken over, Football wise, by the 2011-2012Â CHAMPIONS LEAGUE & EUROPA LEAGUE quarter & semi final Club match-up draws. There was two Spanish Football Clubs in the Champions League team draw ceremony, while there was three Spanish Football Clubs for the Europa League match-ups.

UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final Draw: Chelsea Get Benfica, APOEL Welcome Real Madrid, AC Milan To Face Barcelona

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By Chris Wright

"Who have we got? I just can't look!"

'Der Afro' Paul Breitner has just done the business in Nyon and the draw for the Champions League quarter-finals looks a little like this in fact, it looks exactly like this...

APOEL vs Real Madrid
Marseille vs Bayern Munich
Benfica vs Chelsea (fun fact: Chelsea got Real Madrid in rehearsals)
AC Milan vs Barcelona

The first legs will be played on 27th and 28th March, and the second legs will be played on 3rd and 4th April 2012.

Xabi Alonso: Real Madrid Are Ready To Face Barcelona Again!

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TweetReal Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has insisted that his side are ready to take on Barcelona should the pair be drawn alongside each other in Friday's UEFA Champions League draw. Alonso was instrumental at the heart of the midfield as joint favourites Real Madrid beat CSKA Moscow 4-1 (5-2 on aggregate) at the Santiago Bernabeu [.

David Moyes Adamant UEFA’s ‘Hot Balls’ Put Everton Out Of 2005 Champions League

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By Chris Wright

"Mother, get the tin foil! They're listening to my dreams again!"

One for the conspiracy theorists now. If you happen to believe that the CIA are collecting samples from every stool that passes through your U-bend or that it was the giant metallic stick insects from Jupiter's caramel centre that were responsible for 9/11 then this may be right up your alley.

The Inter-View: Mishap in Marseille

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When the Champions League draw of sixteen took place nearly three months ago, Inter were deemed to have the easiest match-up of the three remaining Italian teams. Napoli drew Chelsea, Milan had Arsenal, and Inter were facing Marseille. Both Napoli and Milan finished second in their group and the showdown between the two remaining powerhouse Premier League teams left everyone salivating.

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Astonishing Champions League Coincidence Leaves Officials Baffled

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The draw for the next round of the Champions League was drawn today with Officials baffled by the strange coincidence that the rehersal draw made on Wednesday was the exact same set of fixtures as the Live event held in Nyon earlier today.

The story has Mathematicians and the like trolling the internet for odds of this strange coincidence with many believing it to be in the thousands.

What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League’s last eight? Derek McGovern’s Bets of the Day

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What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League's last eight? Derek McGovern's Bets of the Day

Following the ­Champions League draw, it looks like two more teams who play in the best league in the world will be heading out. Arsenal got the draw they were most afraid of – a two-legged tie in Europe – while Chelsea must face Manchester City's conquerors Napoli.

What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League’s last eight? Derek McGovern’s Bets of the Day

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What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League's last eight? Derek McGovern's Bets of the Day

Following the ­Champions League draw, it looks like two more teams who play in the best league in the world will be heading out. Arsenal got the draw they were most afraid of – a two-legged tie in Europe – while Chelsea must face Manchester City's conquerors Napoli.

What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League’s last eight? Derek McGovern’s Bets of the Day

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What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League's last eight? Derek McGovern's Bets of the Day

Following the ­Champions League draw, it looks like two more teams who play in the best league in the world will be heading out. Arsenal got the draw they were most afraid of – a two-legged tie in Europe – while Chelsea must face Manchester City's conquerors Napoli.

What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League’s last eight? Derek McGovern’s Bets of the Day

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What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League's last eight? Derek McGovern's Bets of the Day

Following the ­Champions League draw, it looks like two more teams who play in the best league in the world will be heading out. Arsenal got the draw they were most afraid of – a two-legged tie in Europe – while Chelsea must face Manchester City's conquerors Napoli.

What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League’s last eight? Derek McGovern’s Bets of the Day

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What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League's last eight? Derek McGovern's Bets of the Day

Following the ­Champions League draw, it looks like two more teams who play in the best league in the world will be heading out. Arsenal got the draw they were most afraid of – a two-legged tie in Europe – while Chelsea must face Manchester City's conquerors Napoli.

What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League’s last eight? Derek McGovern’s Bets of the Day

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What are the odds there are no English clubs in the Champions League's last eight? Derek McGovern's Bets of the Day

Following the ­Champions League draw, it looks like two more teams who play in the best league in the world will be heading out. Arsenal got the draw they were most afraid of – a two-legged tie in Europe – while Chelsea must face Manchester City's conquerors Napoli.

Real Madrid

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The Champions League draw was identical to the rehearsal!

Champions League Last 16 Draw 2012/2013

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Well. Well, well. Well! Well, then. Right. Good. OK. Help.

As you may be aware, the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League took place this morning in a lecture theatre in Nyon. You'll have all seen these before, you usually get a lot of men in suits who all sit with their notepads waiting to smile delightedly at the close-up camera when their draw is announced.

Sad Ronaldo reveals unhappiness after recent match

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By BRYAN ROBISON

After becoming the tenth player in Real Madrid history to score 150 goals with the club, Cristiano Ronaldo seemed to show a lack of enthusiasm, and admitted as much after the match that he refused to celebrate the milestone.

Mid-Day Ticker: Iniesta wins UEFA Best Player award, Defoe re-signs and more

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Standing on a stage next to the two most prolific goal scorers in the world, Andres Iniesta finally received his due.

Iniesta was chosen as the 2011-12 UEFA Best Player in Europe, beating out Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid nemesis Cristiano Ronaldo to take home the individual honors that were voted on by a panel of 53 European journalists at the UEFA Champions League draw in Monaco on Thursday.

Andres Iniesta’s surprise upon winning the 2012 UEFA Best Player in Europe award

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Andres Iniesta won the 2012 UEFA Best Player in Europe award, beating out heavily favored accolade vacuums Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. It was a surprising recognition from journalists representing each of UEFA's 53 member nations who voted live at the Champions League draw.

Messi, of course, scored a world record 73 goals last season and Ronaldo led Real Madrid to a La Liga title while also reaching the Champions League semifinals and Euro 2012 semifinals while also scoring 63 goals himself.

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Tough Draw For Madrid In Champions League

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Real Madrid head the Group of Death in this year's Champions League group stage draw, whilst Barcelona face a more favourable passage.

Jose Mourinho's Spanish champions will face off with English champions and heavily financed Manchester City.

Dutch champions Ajax are also in Group D and face Real at the group stages for the third successive season.

Real Madrid, Man. City, Dortmund put in same group at Champions League draw

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The road to Wembley Stadium will be a difficult one for the defending champions of Spain, England and Germany.

Real Madrid, Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund were drawn together in a stacked Group D to highlight the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League draw, which was conducted in Monaco.

Pereira

Liverpool Target £17m Brazilian

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Liverpool is reportedly considering a January raid on Chelsea midfield target Fernando Reges.
The 24-year-old FC Porto star has emerged as one of a number of players in the position who is of interested to the club, according to The Daily Mail, with Celtic's Beram Kayal another player on the club's transfer radar.

Liverpool Target £17m Brazilian

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Liverpool is reportedly considering a January raid on Chelsea midfield target Fernando Reges.
The 24-year-old FC Porto star has emerged as one of a number of players in the position who is of interested to the club, according to The Daily Mail, with Celtic's Beram Kayal another player on the club's transfer radar.

The Rest

Champions League Draw Manchester City Draw Barcelona is Tie of the Round

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The Champions League last 16 draw was made today and would you believe it Arsenal avoided Bayern Munich, but Manchester City weren't so lucky as they were drawn against Barcelona in quite easily the game of the round for any football neutral and Jose Mourinho also got his wish of PSG.

Vermaelen on his way to Barcelona + Saturday round-up

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Morning all, a quick Saturday round-up for you.

The big news this morning is that Arsenal and Barcelona have agreed a fee for Thomas Vermaelen. Believed to be around £15m (including add-ons), it put paid to Man United's chances of signing the captain. It does look as if we were willing to let him go there, but only if they gave us a player in return.

Europa League draw pits several Americans against one another

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The Europa League draw may not have drawn the same type of attention that the UEFA Champions League draw did but that does not mean it was any less interesting, especially to American fans who will get the chance to see some of their favorite players do battle against one another in this season's group stage.

Fergie: We’ll always remember the ‘Welcome to Hell’ banners

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Sir Alex Ferguson has tonight reacted to our Champions League draw, with United being handed a relatively easy group.

"We have the experience of playing against Galatasaray in the past and we will always remember the 'Welcome to Hell' banners," he told the official site. "So it's always a difficult type of match.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic welcomes Pep Guardiola to the Champions League quarterfinals

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Hello, Pep.

Remember me? I am Zlatan. The only player too great for you to tame. I see your head is still so afraid of me that it refuses to grow hair. That's unfortunate. For you.

I enjoy being the bearer of bad news, so here it is: The Champions League draw has once again dropped your Zlatanless gaggle of elves into my path of triumph and destruction.