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Champions League Semi-finals preview – First Leg

The first leg of the Champions League semi-final ties will be played this week. Chelsea make the trip to the Spanish capital for an exciting European clash against Real Madrid on Tuesday. The Blues have had a superb season revival under manager Thomas Tuchel, and they are aiming to reach their first Champions League final since 2012 when they won the competition. The other blockbuster tie will involve Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. The Cityzens make the trip to Parc…
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Champions League Semi-Final: Road To Cardiff

  [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800"] Source: Wikimedia[/caption] As we approach the Champions League finals, let's take a look at what's still left to play on the road to Cardiff, and the teams that might yet lift the cup. It's been a tough competition so far, with teams like Leicester City delivering shock star performances, and sides like Barcelona flopping short of their best. In the end, four teams have emerged from the dust: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Juventus and Monaco. The final…
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England’s semi-final record

As preparations continue for Euro 2016, Portugal’s visit to Wembley (Thursday 2 June) will inevitably revive memories of the Eusebio-inspired team that were beaten in the World Cup semi-final as England progressed to their greatest-ever triumph in 1966. 50 years on, the Three Lions squad will travel to France with the hope of earning similar legendary status as the Boys of ’66, although those compiling Bethut's 2016 predictions for the Euro's suggest that reaching the semi-finals would be a more…
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