Champions League Article Archive


The archive of Football-King.com articles relating to the UEFA Champions League.

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UCL 16/17 Revenue Distribution

The new Champions League season is upon us and, as always, we are interested to see the potential financial rewards that await the clubs that have made it to th...

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Champions / Europa Semis

We are nearing the conclusion of the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League seasons. The remaining teams in the competitions are Real Madrid, Bay...

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UCL is Back

The UEFA Champions League is back after a long winter break. The first legs of Round of 16 start on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 and four of the eight matchu...

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UCL Round of 16 Odds

The draw for the UEFA Champions League round of 16 was held earlier today in Nyon. We now have all the matchups (there are some pretty good ones) and game date...

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Preview: Chelsea vs. Porto - UCL

One of the most interesting matchups in the last round of UEFA Champions League group stage is Chelsea vs. Porto. The game will be played on Wednesday, Decembe...

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UCL - Odds to Qualify to Knockout Rounds

What an entertaining couple of days in the UEFA Champions League! A total of 54 goals were scored in 16 games played, which totals over 3 goals per game. We...

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Champions League Preview - Matchday 5

After an epic football weekend in which we saw Barcelona demolish Real Madrid and Liverpool outplay Man City, it is time for the fifth round of UEFA Champions L...

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Champions League Club Earnings in 2014/15

On this page we provide the breakdown of what clubs participating in the 2014/15 Champions League earned from UEFA during that season. Even though Barcelona ...

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Roma vs. Leverkusen Preview

A.S. Roma host Bayer Leverkusen in the fourth round of games in Champions League group stage on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015. With Barcelona also competing ...

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PSG vs. Real Madrid Preview

The biggest blue chip matchup in the UEFA Champions League this Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 is the clash between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid in the th...

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Arsenal vs. Bayern Preview

Arsenal host Bayern Munich in the third round of UEFA Champions League group stage on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015. This is a big game, especially for Arsenal, ...

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Man Utd vs. Wolfsburg - Preview

Manchester United host Wolfsburg on Matchday 2 of the UEFA Champions League group stage on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 at Old Trafford. Wayne Rooney and ...

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UCL Top Goalscorer Odds

One of the greatest shows on earth is just about to start. The UEFA Champions League. Before things get under way, let's take a look at the top goalscorer odd...

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UCL is Back

The UEFA Champions League returns this week with the first round of group stage matches being played on Tuesday, September 15th and Wednesday the 16th. Altho...

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Champions League 2015/16 Group Stage Odds

The UEFA Champions League group stage draw was held on Thursday in Monaco where thirty two teams that qualified for the big tournament were divided in eight gro...

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New Champions League Ball - Adidas Finale 15

On the same day that the UEFA Champions League group stage draw was held in Monaco, not too far away, in Marseille, Adidas officially unveiled the new ball that...

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Spain First Country With Five Champions League Teams

There will be a total of five Spanish teams in this year's UEFA Champions League following Valencia's triumph over Monaco in the qualification play-off. This i...

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UCL Qualifications Playoff - Odds

There are ten spots left up for grabs in the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League group stage and twenty teams remaining in the qualifications aiming to spend their au...

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Champions League Odds

The pre-season for European clubs is more or less finished. The new football year is upon us with many teams already taking part in the Champions League qualif...

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UCL Final Preview and Odds

The two strongest teams in Europe this season, Barcelona FC and Juventus, are meeting in the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday June 6th, 2015 in Berlin. ...

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Next Year's Champions League: Who is in?

Out of 32 teams participating in the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League group stage, nineteen teams have already qualified. Here is who we have in the tournament ...

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La Liga Will Continue, UCL Final Odds and More

Spain's National Court ruled to suspend the player's union strike, which means that we will see out the rest of the La Liga season as scheduled. With that in m...

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UEFA Champions and Europa League Odds

This is it football fans. After this week's Champions League and Europa League semi-finals there is hardly anything to look forward to in Euro football. All t...

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Three Italian Teams in European Semi-Finals

Juventus are in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, while Napoli and Fiorentina have made it there in the Europa League. Very good news for Italian and Euro...

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Champions League - Odds to Qualify for Finals

The draw has been held and it's Barcelona vs. Bayern and Real Madrid vs. Juventus. Pretty sweet. I mean would you have it any other way? Unless you are a Barca...

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UEFA Champions League - Favourites to Advance to Semis

Here are the current betting odds to advance to this season's Champions League semi-finals: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Barcelona 1/150 PSG 25/1 Barcelona...

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Preview: PSG vs. Barcelona - UCL - 15/04/2015

The bad news for Paris St-Germain is that they will be without their four key players in the midfield and forward positions going into 15th April's 1st leg clas...

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Preview: Porto vs. Bayern Munich - UCL - 15/04/2015

Porto have displayed tremendous attacking prowess in disposing off opponents as was evident in their 2nd leg Champions League 4-0 thrashing of Swiss club Basel ...

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Preview: Juventus vs. Monaco - UCL - 14/04/2015

Juventus would very much like to put the embarrasment of losing to Serie A bottom-scraper Parma on Saturday. Playing without stars like Tevez, Morata, Pirlo and...

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Preview: Atletico vs. Real Madrid - UCL - 14/04/2015

Atletico Madrid are one side that teams find very hard to score against. The superb backline quartet of Juanfran, Diego Godin, Jose Gimenez and Miranda have jus...

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Juventus Among Favourites to Win UEFA Champions League According to Odds

Juventus would have liked to go into Tuesday's UEFA Champions clash with Monaco on a clean slate. But that was not be. They lost 1-0 to Serie A bottom scrapers ...

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UEFA Prize Money Rises

Nearly 1.65 billion euros is up for grabs as prize money to be shared between UEFA Champions League and Europa League clubs. The Champions League's treasure ...

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Champions League Quarter-Finals - Odds - 2014/15

Ties to be played April 14 and 22, 2015: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Barcelona Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid Ties to be played April 15 and 21, 2015: ...

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Carlos Tevez: The Juventus Dynamo

Juventus simply cannot do without this mercurial 31-year old Argentine forward. It was his 13th minute goal in Turin against Borussia Dortmund that gave his clu...

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Preview: Barcelona vs. Man City - Champions League - 18/03/2015

There would not have been any interest left in the 2nd leg clash between Barcelona and Manchester City, had Lionel Messi converted the late penalty at the Etiha...

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Preview: Borussia vs. Juventus - Champions League - 18/03/2015

From a stage of relegation in the Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund have fought to a position in the top 10 of the League table. The German club will go into the Ma...

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Preview: Atletico vs. Bayer - Champions League - 17/03/2015

Leverkusen defied bookmakers in the first leg clash against Atletico Madrid by winning 1-0 at the BayArena. Few expect them to repeat that score when they pay a...

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Preview: Monaco vs. Arsenal - Champions League - 17/03/2015

While it will always bedevil Arsenal fans as to how their team let in 3 goals in their own backyard against a defense-oriented Monaco, there's no saying that th...

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Preview: Bayern vs. Shakhtar - Champions League - 11/03/2015

For Bayern Munich the trip to Lviv, Ukraine, in February was unknown territory. Perhaps, that may be the reason why they were at odds against Shakhtar Donetsk i...

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Preview: Chelsea vs. PSG - Champions League - 11/03/2015

Chelsea FC host Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at Stamford Bridge in London. The...

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Preview: Porto vs. Basel - UCL Round of 16 - 10/03/2015

Porto defender Danilo put his club in an advantageous position going into the 2nd leg clash with Basel at the Estadio do Dragao on Tuesday, May 10th. By convert...

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Preview: Arsenal vs. Monaco - UCL - Round of 16 clash - 25/2/2015

Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger will face his old club, AS Monaco FC, for the first time in his 16-year stint with the Gunners. Monaco, who are currently placed...

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Preview: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Atletico Madrid - UCL - Round of 16

Atletico Madrid definitely look the better side going into Wednesday night's Round of 16 clash with Bayer Leverkusen at the BayArena. The exit of Diego Cost...

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Preview: Manchester City vs. Barcelona - UCL - Round of 16

Two teams will be approaching the Etihad on Tuesday night on two different psychological planes. Manchester City will be on a high after the 5-0 thrashing of Ne...

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Preview: Juventus vs. Borussia Dortmund - UCL - Round of 16

Borussia Dortmund's dismal performance in Bundesliga contrasts sharply with their showing in the European outings. They topped the Group D where they shared 13 ...

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Preview: Basel vs. Porto - Champions League

This is one encounter which both teams are looking forward to. Since both of them are not pitted against an European heavyweights, they sure fancy their chances...

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Schalke 04 vs. Real Madrid: UEFA Champions League Preview

Real Madrid go into Tuesday's UEFA Champions Round of 16 clash with Schalke 04 in not the best of shape. A unconvincing 2-0 win over lowly Deportivo and a 0-4 t...

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Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Bayern Munich: UEFA Champions League Preview

The Shakhtar Donetsk - Bayern Munich clash in the UEFA Champions Round of 16 will be one of those rare matches where something other than the game itself may ga...

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Preview: PSG vs. Chelsea - UCL - 17/02/2015

David Luiz meets his former club in the round of 16 of this season's Champions League when Paris Saint-Germain host Chelsea on February 17th, 2015 at Parc des P...

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A.C. Milan: Then and Now

The seven-time European champions are not playing in either the Champions League or the Europa League this season. AC Milan are the second most successful team ...

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UCL Round of 16 Odds

The UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw was held earlier today in Nyon Switzerland. Here are the pairings as well as the betting odds for each team to pro...

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Zlatan's UCL Quest

As one of the most charismatic players of his generation, there's no reason why this year couldn't be the year for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The flagship Swede since ...

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Ramsey Goal vs. Galatasaray

The Matchday 6 of the UEFA Champions League featured several spectacular goals, but none more beautiful than Aaron Ramsey's belter vs. Galatasaray. Arsenal w...

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Preview - Roma vs. Man City

AS Roma host Manchester City in the last round of UEFA Champions League group stage on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014. The two teams will be battling for a spo...

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Messi Sets UCL Goal Record

Only three days after setting the new Spanish La Liga all-time scoring record, the Barcelona FC forward, Lionel Messi, set the new all-time UEFA Champions Leagu...

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Iker Casillas To Set UCL Record

The Spanish goalkeeping legend, Iker Casillas, is about to set a new UEFA Champions League appearance record, when on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014, Real Madrid f...

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Huge Night for Olympiacos and Roberto Gago

Olympiacos goalie, Roberto Gago, saved everything that came his way on Wednesday evening vs. Juventus and is the man responsible for the big win. Olympiacos ...

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Bayern Favorites to Win UCL

After a thumping win over AS Roma in Rome (7-1), Bayern Munich are now the favourites to win this year's Champions League according to the odds. What a game ...

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Preview: Atletico vs. Juventus - 01/10/2014

In what is arguably the game of the week in Euro football, Atletico Madrid host Juventus in the second round of games in Group A of the UEFA Champions League on...

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Preview: PSG vs. Barcelona - 30/09/2014

Paris Saint-Germain host Barcelona FC in the second round of games in the UEFA Champions League, Group F, on Tuesday, September 30th, 2014. Last time these t...

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UCL Top Goalscorer Odds - 2014/15

Here are the top goalscorer odds for the upcoming 2014/15 UEFA Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the top goalscorer title in the last two seasons,...

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2014/15 UCL Group Stage - Odds

The 2014/15 UEFA Champions League group stage draw was held earlier today in Monaco. Here are the results and the initial betting odds to win each group: ...

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Preview: Arsenal vs. Besiktas - UCL Qualifications

After a 0-0 draw in Istanbul, Arsenal host Besiktas in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League qualifications playoff, on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014. T...

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UCL Qualifying - Besiktas vs. Arsenal - 19/08/2014

Besiktas are hosts to Arsenal in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League qualification playoffs on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014. As the Besiktas' Vodafone...

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UCL Qualification Playoffs - Odds

Out of the thirty two teams that will be participating in this season's UEFA Champions League, twenty two qualified directly, while the remaining ten will be de...

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UEFA Super Cup 2014 Odds

The UEFA Super Cup 2014 will feature the Champions League winners, Real Madrid and the Europa League winners, Sevilla FC. The all Spanish affair is to take pla...

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Odds to Win 2014/15 Champions League

Here we take a look at the betting odds to win the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League. As things stand at the moment, twenty two teams have earned direct placemen...

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Real Madrid UCL Win Celebrations

What a game last night! Here are some videos and images of Real Madrid's 2014 UEFA Champions League win celebrations, collected from team, player and fan soc...

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UCL Final Preview: Real Madrid vs. Atletico - 24/05/2014

Real Madrid and Atletico meet in the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday, May 24th, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal. Real Madrid finished first in a group featu...

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2014/15 UEFA Champions League - Teams Qualified

The club football league season is over and we now know the twenty two teams that directly qualified for the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League. Here they are, ra...

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