Category Archives: Champions League

European Roundtable

Can Napoli or Roma unseat Juve this year? If so, who? Ahmad: This says more about Juventus than the other two, quite frankly, and with good reason. Antonio Conte is gone, replaced by AC Milan whipping boy Max Allegri. As … Continue reading

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Champions League Group Stage Power Rankings

The Champions League group stage was drawn today. 32 teams from 18 nations have been drawn into eight groups of four. But you already know that. Let’s rank the groups for how interesting, competitive and fun they’ll be. 1. GROUP … Continue reading

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Champions League Play-Off Round Haikus

Maribor-Celtic No Fraser Forster/And Agim Ibraimi’s good/Scots win regardless Red Bull Salzburg-Malmö The Austrian champs/Shall not stand in the Swedes’ way/They’re Zlatan’s first team AaB-APOEL Aalborg must watch out/De Vincenti is in form/For the Cypriots Steaua București-Ludogorets Marcelinho’s brace/Gave rise to dreams … Continue reading

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A Fan’s Logic

Sports fandom is a very tricky. You can worship a player one day, and call him a cunt the next. You can pledge your allegiance to a racist, an adulterer or hell even a guy who hangs out with Lil Wayne … Continue reading

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A Champions League Qualifying Phase Update

Lost in the various transfer rumors published in sources of varying quality, lost in preseason friendlies played in mock tournaments, and lost even in “Sharknado” hysteria is the beginning of the most prestigious club competition in Europe. Many tune in … Continue reading

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