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Arsenal handed tough Champions League play-off tie

English Premier League side Arsenal were handed a tricky tie against Turkish giants Fenerbahce in the Champions League play-off round after the draw was made on Friday at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon.

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Ramsey helps puts Arsenal on brink of Champions League

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Wales international Aaron Ramsey scored one goal and set up another to inspire Arsenal to a 3-0 thrashing of Fenerbahce in their Champions League first leg play-off on Wednesday.

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Champions League draw: Bayern to face City, stiff test awaits Arsenal

Messi (L) and FC Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery.

Andy Scott Reigning European champions Bayern Munich were paired with Manchester City for this season's Champions League group stage, while the draw was particularly unkind for Arsenal and Celtic.

City stares at second early exit from Champions League

Chris Wright Manchester City's first tilt at Champions League glory ended in a heartbreaking group stage exit a year ago from a tough group - though the club then went on to lift the English Premier League crown.

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AC Milan stun Barcelona in Champions League

AC Milan's Kevin-Prince Boateng, left, celebrates with teammate Philippe Mexes, of France, after scoring during their?Champions League round of 16, first leg soccer match, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Felice Calabro')

Barcelona’s hopes of winning the Champions League for the fourth time in eight seasons are hanging by a thread after a 2-0 defeat to AC Milan on Wednesday, while Galatasaray and Schalke played out an...

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Gerrard puts dent in Spurs' Champions League's bid

Steven Gerrard.

Steven Gerrard put a dent in Tottenham's bid to qualify for the Champions League as the Liverpool captain's late penalty clinched a 3-2 win at Anfield on Sunday.

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Sainsbury's first goal keep Mariners' Asian Champions League dream alive

Daniel McBreen and Trent Sainsbury

Stuart Condie Trent Sainsbury picked the perfect moment to score his first goal for Central Coast on Wednesday, heading in late to earn the Mariners a 2-1 win over Chinese side Guizhou Renhe that revives his...

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Real Madrid beat Galatasaray in Champions League quarter-final

Real Madrid.

Real Madrid swept to a 3-0 victory over Galatasaray in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.

Real close on Champions League semi

Real Madrid all but secured their place in the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday with a 3-0 defeat of Galatasaray in their quarter-final first leg.

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Man-down Arsenal close in on Champions League berth

Tomas Rosicky.

Tom Williams Arsenal won 2-1 at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday to climb into the Champions League places at Chelsea's expense, while Aston Villa claimed a precious win in their fight to avoid relegation from...

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Bayern destroy Barca to reach Champions League final

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Bayern Munich cruised into their third Champions League final in four years as a 3-0 win over Barcelona at the Camp Nou on Wednesday gave them an incredible 7-0 aggregate victory.

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Arsenal seal Champions League berth

Arsenal's Polish-born German striker Lukas Podolski (L) embraces Arsenal's Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen (R)

Arsenal won the race for fourth place in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory at Newcastle while Alex Ferguson's extraordinary career ended in remarkable fashion as Manchester United drew 5-5 at...

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Socceroos' Rogic eager for part in Champions League

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 21:  Tom Rogic of Australia in a behind the scenes look during a Socceroos portrait session, film and interview day at Fox Studios on March 21, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)

Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic says he is desperate to play Champions League this season.

Glory to keep champions league spot

Michael Cockerill dinkus

Michael Cockerill Australia will keep two-and-a-half spots in next year's Asian Champions League despite plans to amend the criteria for participation - meaning Perth Glory will definitely get to make their...

Five-goal Messi rewrites Champions League history

Steve Douglas Lionel Messi enhanced his status as the best footballer of his generation with another record-setting performance for Barcelona in the Champions League, while APOEL of Cyprus underlined its...

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Chelsea boost Champions League hopes with controversial goal

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Julian Guyer Juan Mata's last-minute winner saw Chelsea strengthen their bid for Champions League football next season, as they beat Wigan 2-1 in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

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Newcastle close on Champions League as Spurs and Chelsea stumble

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Rob Woollard Newcastle United seized control of the battle for fourth place in the Premier League on Saturday as Tottenham and Chelsea stumbled in the race for a Champions League qualifying berth.

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A-League: Melbourne Heart v Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Heart and Melbourne Victory.

Teo Pellizzeri Kevin Muscat says Melbourne Victory's players might be tired, disappointed and its younger brigade more worldly wise after their Asian Champions League loss on Wednesday night, but none of that will...

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David Moyes in defiant mood over his future at Manchester United

Confident of steering the ship out of troubled waters: David Moyes.

Mark Ogden David Moyes has come out fighting before the Champions League clash with Olympiakos that could make or break his reign as Manchester United manager, insisting that he remains the man to make the club...

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Abidal victim of Twitter cancer hoax

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Matt Bungard Former Barcelona star Eric Abidal was the victim of an ugly Twitter rumour on Friday, as ‘news’ spread that the footballer’s cancer had returned and he was retiring from football.