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Gary Lineker backs Liverpool to win Champions League

Lineker, who spent three seasons at Spurs between 1989 and 1992, pointed to the 26-point gap in the Premier League table between runners-up Liverpool and his fourth-placed former team as evidence of a massive gulf between the sides.

May 17, 2019, 17:12 PM IST

Liverpool ball boy an unlikely hero in their epic Barcelona comeback

It was 14-year-old Oakley Cannonier who rolled a spare ball towards Alexander-Arnold when the Liverpool full-back won a corner, even as the first ball bounced back into play.

May 09, 2019, 22:56 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Harry Kane's halftime pep-talk inspires Tottenham Hotspur fightback

Defender Kieran Trippier said Kane had not minced his words at halftime with Spurs trailing to an inspired Dutch side and heading for a fourth successive defeat in all competitions.

May 09, 2019, 22:30 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Ajax bemoan letting final slip from their grasp

The result ended Ajax`s long, and barely plausible, ride through three preliminary rounds, starting in July, to the last four of the competition.

May 09, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Against the odds, Mauricio Pochettino works a miracle

Tottenham`s Champions League campaign had looked all but over after they picked up one point from their first three group games.

May 09, 2019, 22:18 PM IST

Heart and fight key to Tottenham Hotspur's stunning win, says Christian Eriksen

Having lost the first leg in London 1-0, Tottenham got off to the worst possible start in Amsterdam by going 2-0 down on the night.

May 09, 2019, 22:11 PM IST

Arsenal manager Unai Emery values winning a trophy above Champions League return

Emery spent four seasons as coach of Valencia, leading them to top-three finishes in La Liga in his final three campaigns, yet he never endeared himself to the club`s famously demanding supporters because his side never challenged for trophies.

May 09, 2019, 21:57 PM IST

Ronaldo rubbishes Super League idea, defends Barcelona season

Ronaldo, who scored 34 goals in 37 appearances for Barcelona between 1996 and 1997, defended his former club`s season following their dramatic collapse at Anfield.

May 09, 2019, 21:31 PM IST

Getafe, Sevilla and Valencia eye UEFA Champions League riches

With three games to go, little-known Getafe have 55 points along with Sevilla but cling on to the coveted fourth spot due to their superior head-to-head record, while Valencia are sixth on 52 but have the best head-to-head record of the trio.

May 02, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

Lionel Messi doubling down on Champions League pledge for Barcelona

Messi`s first act as Barcelona captain was to tell the club`s fans at a pre-season friendly in August against Boca Juniors that he and his teammates "will do everything possible so that beautiful and desired cup returns to the Nou Camp".

May 02, 2019, 15:14 PM IST

UCL: Ajax coach Erik ten Hag praises his lions after win at Tottenham Hotspur

Donny van de Beek`s well-taken 15th-minute goal put Ajax firmly in the driving seat against a disappointing Spurs side who face a tough task to turn around the semi-final in next week`s second leg in Amsterdam.

May 01, 2019, 17:52 PM IST

UCL: Brain injury charity wants temporary substitutes after Jan Vertonghen clash

Referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz spoke to the Spurs medical staff before allowing Vertonghen back onto the pitch, only for the 32-year-old Belgian to quickly go off again.

May 01, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Jurgen Klopp highlights Liverpool progress without 'world class' Philippe Coutinho

Barcelona signed Coutinho for a club record 142 million pounds ($185.18 million) in January 2018.

May 01, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Mauricio Pochettino's dream turns sour as Tottenham Hotspur misfire against Ajax Amsterdam

With forwards Harry Kane and Son Heung-min unavailable through injury and suspension respectively, Spurs were blunt in attack and they also lacked creativity in midfield as they slumped to their 18th defeat of the season in all competitions.

May 01, 2019, 16:29 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Donny van de Beek gives Ajax edge over Tottenham in semi-final

Such was Ajax`s domination in the early stages that they could already have virtually sealed a place in the final -- but they had to be content with Van de Beek`s 15th-minute goal.

May 01, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

Former Manchester United defender John O'Shea to retire at end of season

O`Shea came through the ranks at United and helped the club to five Premier League titles, as well as the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League.

Apr 30, 2019, 22:56 PM IST

Ajax get Champions League boost as Eredivisie games postponed

Ajax were due to play relegation-threatened De Graafschap on April 28, two days before the trip to Spurs, but the Dutch FA plan to rearrange all games in the penultimate round of fixtures.

Apr 19, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

Liverpool match Barcelona's ticket price to subsidise own fans

Liverpool have been allocated 4,620 away tickets priced at 119 euros ($133.70) each for the first leg in Spain on May 1.

Apr 19, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

Fernando Llorente relishes memory as Tottenham Hotspur progress to semi-finals

The result ensured Tottenham reached the Champions League last four for the first time where they will face Ajax Amsterdam. 

Apr 18, 2019, 18:22 PM IST

Moussa Sissoko unaware Tottenham had advanced after Sterling goal disallowed

Sissoko, who was replaced in the first half after he picked up an injury, was so distraught after Sterling scored that he immediately walked down the tunnel to the dressing room and did not realise that the goal had been disallowed a minute later.

Apr 18, 2019, 17:44 PM IST