Top five teams to look out for in the UEFA Champions League quarters

Top five teams to look out for in the UEFA Champions League quarters

Monaco unhappy at fixture pile-up
Monaco unhappy at fixture pile-up

Monaco have hit out at the French league (LFP) for refusing to postpone a rescheduled Ligue 1 match against Montpellier to help their preparations for the Champions League quarter-finals.

John Terry signs new one-year deal with Chelsea
John Terry signs new one-year deal with Chelsea

Chelsea on Thursday confirmed that John Terry has signed a new one-year contract, which will keep the club captain until the end of 2015-16 season. His previous deal expires at the end of the current season.

El Clasico, and the contrasting study with Spain's Champions League claims

On the importance of El Classico clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid in La Liga, and Spanish clubs' domination in Europe, specially in UEFA Champions League.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic handed one-match ban over Chelsea red card
Zlatan Ibrahimovic handed one-match ban over Chelsea red card

Paris Saint-Germain`s volatile star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final after being banned for one match for his sending-off in the last round against Chelsea.

Arsene Wenger joins Blatter in calling for change to away goals rule
Arsene Wenger joins Blatter in calling for change to away goals rule

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday the away goals rule should be changed following his club`s defeat to AS Monaco in the Champions League under the rule after the teams finished level at 3-3 over the two legs.

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone on verge of extending contract
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone on verge of extending contract

Spanish football club Atletico Madrid are expected to announce a new contract for coach Diego Simeone in the coming hours.

Champions League: Barca through, Carlos Tevez's double gives Juventus last eight spot
Champions League: Barca through, Carlos Tevez's double gives Juventus last eight spot

A first-half goal by Ivan Rakitic was enough to see Barcelona end English interest in the Champions League on Wednesday as they beat Manchester City 1-0 in their last 16 second leg clash for a 3-1 aggregate win and a place in the quarter-finals.

Champions League: Leonardo Jardim accuses Arsene Wenger of lack of respect
Champions League: Leonardo Jardim accuses Arsene Wenger of lack of respect

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim blasted Arsene Wenger`s accusations that his side did not deserve to qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals and said the Frenchman showed a lack of respect after the Ligue 1 club went through on away goals.

Massimiliano Allegri set to rest stars as Borussia Dortmund test looms
Massimiliano Allegri set to rest stars as Borussia Dortmund test looms

Juventus visit Palermo on Saturday looking to reinforce their sizeable Serie A lead but with one eye firmly on booking their ticket for the Champions League quarter-finals.

David Luiz and Thiago Silva the unlikely heroes for PSG
David Luiz and Thiago Silva the unlikely heroes for PSG

David Luiz and Thiago Silva have often been criticised at Paris St Germain for their defensive weaknesses but the Brazilian duo were the unlikely heroes on Wednesday as the French champions knocked Chelsea out of the Champions League.

Chelsea's exit leaves England facing embarrassing failure in Europe
Chelsea's exit leaves England facing embarrassing failure in Europe

Chelsea`s elimination from the Champions League after losing to Paris St Germain on the away goals rule leaves the English Premier League facing the embarrassing realisation that it is not, as it likes to think, the best league in the world.

Laurent Blanc revels in Champions League breakthrough
Laurent Blanc revels in Champions League breakthrough

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc declared that his team had "joined the big boys" after their potentially transformative victory over Chelsea in the Champions League last 16.

Champions League: Thiago Silva header gives PSG away goals win over Chelsea
Champions League: Thiago Silva header gives PSG away goals win over Chelsea

Paris St Germain reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Chelsea on away goals on Wednesday having survived most of the match with 10 men to draw 2-2 on the night and 3-3 on aggregate.

Rampant Bayern annihilate 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 to equal record
Rampant Bayern annihilate 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 to equal record

Rampant Bayern Munich humbled 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 on Wednesday to ease into the Champions League quarter-finals and equal the biggest win in the competition`s knockout stages.

Gareth Bale, Iker Casillas suffer backlash for Madrid slump
Gareth Bale, Iker Casillas suffer backlash for Madrid slump

Real Madrid may have made the last eight of the Champions League for a fifth consecutive season, but their Bernabeu faithful also reached the end of their patience after a humiliating 4-3 home defeat to Schalke on Tuesday.

UEFA Champions League, preview: Chelsea vs Paris Saint-Germain
UEFA Champions League, preview: Chelsea vs Paris Saint-Germain

Eleven months on from their last visit to Chelsea`s Stamford Bridge, Paris Saint-Germain return on Wednesday looking for confirmation of their place among the Champions League elite.

UEFA Champions League, preview: Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk
UEFA Champions League, preview: Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk

Bayern Munich have a "duty" to reach the Champions League`s quarter-finals when they host Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday with everything to play for, according to goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

Schalke wait on injured quartet for Real Madrid clash
Schalke wait on injured quartet for Real Madrid clash

MADRID (Reuters) - Schalke 04 have injury concerns over four players, including Benedikt Hoewedes and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, for Tuesday`s Champions League game at Real Madrid.

Vfl Wolfsburg, Borussia Monchengladbach wrap victories in Bundesliga
Vfl Wolfsburg, Borussia Monchengladbach wrap victories in Bundesliga

VfL Wolfsburg came back thrice to beat SV Werder Bremen in a 5-3 goal festival while Borussia Monchengladbach cruised to a 2-0 victory over newly promoted SC Paderborn 07 to close the 23rd round of the Bundesliga.