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Jurgen Klopp vs. Sergio Ramos: A timeline

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Bayern face states, not clubs, in UCL - Hoeness

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Manchester City don't need to win the Champions League - Kevin De Bruyne

Leroy Sane talks with Mark Ogden about his desire to improve on last season, the team's UCL goals and how Riyad Mahrez is fitting into the squad.
Former Arsenal forward Paul Mariner breaks down how Manchester City were able to dominate the Gunners while urging patience with Unai Emery's side.
Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva provided the goals to help Manchester City begin their title defense with a 2-0 win over Arsenal.

Manchester City do not need to win the Champions League to be considered successful as the European competition does not demand the same level of consistency it takes to triumph in the Premier League, midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has said.

De Bruyne, 27, has been a key part of City's rise in recent years, with Pep Guardiola's side clinching the league title after a record-breaking run last season to add to their League Cup triumph.

The Champions League, however, has eluded City's grasp with the side...

Champions League 2018-19 match ball released by Adidas

The Champions League 2018-19 match ball features blue panels to match the tournament's branding
The Champions League 2018-19 match ball features blue panels that match the tournament's branding.

With the Champions League group stage set to kick off next month, Adidas has revealed unto us the new official match ball with which the 2018-19 campaign will be played.

In a stark departure from the norm, the new ball is rendered in a very 'on-brand' shade of blue which ties in with UEFA's general colour scheme for their flagship tournament.

According to the launch blurb, the new match ball -- which is nameless, as yet -- represents a bold new look and is designed specifically to "highlight the...

Jurgen Klopp vs. Sergio Ramos: A timeline of war of words since Champions League final

The fallout from last May's Champions League final has continued into the start of the new season, with Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos reacting to a series of comments by Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

Opinion continues to be divided over the clash between Ramos and Mohamed Salah, which saw Liverpool's most dangerous player leave the pitch with a shoulder injury in the first half, and Ramos' role in the concussion suffered by Loris Karius before the goalkeeper's two huge mistakes helped Madrid...

Celtic bounced from Champions League by AEK Athens; Benfica reach playoffs

AEK Athens and PAOK Thessaloniki gave Greek football fans plenty to cheer about as both clubs reached the Champions League playoff round and joined three former winners of Europe's elite club competition on Tuesday.

AEK beat 1967 champions Celtic 2-1 in a fervent atmosphere in Athens for a 3-2 aggregate win over the Scottish side while PAOK held out for a 0-0 draw at Spartak Moscow after edging the Russian outfit 3-2 in the first leg.

Benfica, champions in 1961 and 1962, earned a 2-1 overall win...