Archive for the 'Champions League' Category

September 16th, 2014

Club Soccer 101

If memory serves me correctly, we first met Mark Yesilvskiy in Toronto at MLS Cup. There was a group of us out at a bar somewhere and Mark was there. This was also the time that Jamie Watson made a bet with Dunny that I'm not sure he has paid up on yet. But that's another story for another day. Anyway. So we meet Mark. You can tell he's a soccer ...
September 15th, 2014

adidas Launches Messi’s Champions League Cleat

I was having a conversation with my pops today about programming and sports. Sports used to have a whole lot less coverage on TV and therefore they were more programmed. But these days with TV deals and so many channels and hours of programming to fill, there are sports and games on all the time. In time slots that aren't traditional. It's a sign of ...
September 15th, 2014

Watch :: Episode 1 of “Gamedayplus” from adidas Football

In this first edition of Adidas Gameday Plus, Roman Kemp and Layla Anna-Lee spoke to Xabi Alonso following his move to FC Bayern München, trained at Chelsea FC with newcomers Diego Costa and Filipe Luis and watched the UEFA Champions League draw live with Jasper Cillessen and Daley Blind of Ajax. * They had me at Layla Anna-Lee / Chelsea. I ...
August 26th, 2014

adidas and Real Madrid Present their Yohji Yamamoto Designed 3rd Kit for UEFA Champions League Play

Designed with the innovative Adizero™, the black shirt ensures maximum performance and its ultra-light fabric allows freedom of movement and comfort without compromising on elasticity and durability. The two mythical beasts in white that appear interweaved on the torso are striking. One is the dragon king, a symbol of the greatness, glory and ...
June 23rd, 2014

Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel – Global Match Fixing

We might all be wrapped up in the excitement of the World Cup right now, but tomorrow, HBO Sports (who always does an amazing job) takes a look at one of the darker sides of soccer - match fixing. We all know that this takes place on some level, but I don't think any of us really know to what extent. Apparently more than 400 matches are under ...
May 24th, 2014

Video :: Real Madrid v. Atletico Madrid – Champions League Final Highlights

Video: Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid UEFA Champions League Final Highlights 05/24/14 Real Madrid 4 - 1 Atletico Madrid : Scoring Summary Atletico Madrid: Diego Godín (36') Real Madrid: Sergio Ramos (90 + 3') Real Madrid: Gareth Bale (110') Real Madrid: Marcelo (118') Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo (PEN 120') It was looking like a ...
April 29th, 2014

Bayern Munich v Real Madrid Highlights – Champions League

Video: Bayern Munich v Real Madrid UEFA Champions League Highlights 04/29/14 After winning 1-0 at home in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final, Real Madrid headed to Munich to take on a Bayern side with everything to play for. This game ended up playing out very differently than most people could have imagined. Real Madrid went up ...
March 21st, 2014

Quarterfinal Draw For 2013/14 UEFA Champions League

~~  Welp.  Hope that win against Olympiacos filled your spirit David Moyes.... That PSG vs Chelsea matchup could be a damn good two legged series. via FIFA Manchester United will face defending champions Bayern Munich in the last eight of the UEFA Champions League, while Barcelona-Atletico, Real Madrid-Borussia Dortmund and Paris ...