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Western Sydney Wanderers return full of belief for Asian Champions League showdown

Tom Decent Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says his players will be riding a wave of confidence after two successful A-League seasons heading into their do-or-die Asian Champions League...

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Western Sydney Wanderers believe in Asian Champions League miracle

Sebastian Hassett They might be considered rank outsiders to qualify for quarter-finals of the Asian Champions League but Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic believes his players can pull off a minor miracle...

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Real Madrid stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale to start in Champions League final

Cristiano Ronaldo

MADRID: Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says both Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale will start for his side in the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid despite ongoing injury worries.

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Atletico Madrid bid to outwit Real Madrid in Champions League final

A Real Madrid supporter poses with the men's UEFA Champions League trophy at Terreiro do Paco square in Lisbon on Thursday.

Atletico Madrid has a chance in Saturday's Champions League final not only to claim its debut European crown, but to deny its loathed and vastly wealthier neighbours Real Madrid a record-extending...

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Cristiano Ronaldo shakes off injury fears in Champions League

Christiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo shook off his injury fears to make a winning return for Real Madrid against Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

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Real Madrid thrash Bayern Munich to reach Champions League final

Real's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, and Pepe celebrate after winning the Champions League semifinal

Real Madrid tore apart Bayern Munich's ragged defence with a ruthless first-half display as they thrashed the defending champions 4-0 in their own stadium to reach their first Champions League final...

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Atletico, Real to meet in Champions League's first one-city final

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Atletico Madrid's 3-1 Champions League win at Chelsea on Wednesday set up a clash with neighbours Real Madrid.

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Spain's Athletic Bilbao clinch Champions League berth

Athletic Bilbao's midfielder Ander Herrera

Athletic Bilbao secured their return to the Champions League next season by winning 3-0 at Rayo Vallecano on Friday to lock up a fourth-place finish in the Spanish league.

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Jose Mourinho blames Eden Hazard for Chelsea's Champions League exit

Eden Hazard

Jeremy Wilson Jose Mourinho has accused his star player, Eden Hazard, of being unable to sacrifice himself fully for the team and bluntly told the Belgium winger that he was to blame for the crucial first goal in...

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Ban Manchester City from the Champions League, says Arsene Wenger

Jeremy Wilson Arsene Wenger has called on UEFA to clarify its punishments for breaches of Financial Fair Play and suggested that clubs such as Manchester City should simply be excluded from the Champions League.

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UEFA Champions League: Zlatan Ibrahimovic double puts Paris Saint-Germain on verge of quarters

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice to leave Paris Saint-Germain on course for the Champions League quarter-finals after their 4-0 win at ten-man Bayer Leverkusen in Tuesday's last 16, first-leg clash.

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Asian Champions League: Central Coast Mariners warm to being out in the cold in Seoul

Central Coast Mariners

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners may be preparing to face one of the biggest clubs in Asia but there is a sense of relief throughout the team given the respite the challenge has provided from their A-League...

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Man City, Gunners goners in Champions League; are Man Utd next?

Alan Hansen dinkus

Alan Hansen This is a massive week for English football in the Champions League, and the prospect of Manchester United losing to Olympiakos is unthinkable for David Moyes.

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Real Madrid rout Schalke to earn rare Champions League win in Germany

Real Madrid

Real Madrid cruised to a rare victory on German soil as they romped to a 6-1 win at Schalke 04 in Wednesday's Champions League's last 16, first-leg clash.

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Chelsea in pole position after Galatasaray draw in UEFA Champions League

Eden Hazard

Chelsea have the upper hand in their Champions League last-16 tie with Galatasaray after coming away from a testing environment in Istanbul with a 1-1 first-leg draw.

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Wanderers get a lesson from Ulsan Hyundai in Asian Champions League

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 26:  Kim Shin Wook of Ulsan Hyandai celebrates his goal with team-mates during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Ulsan Hyundai at Parramatta Stadium on February 26, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)

Sebastian Hassett Despite scoring the fastest goal in their history, the Western Sydney Wanderers were taught a brutal lesson in Asian football by Ulsan Hyundai at Parramatta Stadium on Wednesday night.

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Champions League: Atletico Madrid coast past AC Milan

Raul Garcia and Diego Costa feel the love.

Diego Costa struck twice as Atletico Madrid thumped AC Milan 4-1 on Tuesday.

Champions League: Bayern Munich ease past Arsenal

Thomas Mueller controls the ball.

Arsenal ended Bayern Munich's long winning streak when they held the Bavarians to a 1-1 draw in the Champions League on Tuesday, but it was not enough to stop the holders reaching the quarter-finals...

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Arsene Wenger slams Arjen Robben as Arsenal bows out of Champions League

Arsene Wenger

Ryland James Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger slams Arjen Robben as Gunners bow out of the Champions League against Bayern Munich.

Phil Moss hopes Champions League win will lift Central Coast Mariners

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Angela Habashy Central Coast coach Phil Moss hopes the side's "famous victory" over Japanese powerhouse Sanfrecce Hiroshima will give them the confidence to turn around their stuttering A-League campaign.