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Who is in the UEFA Champions League round of 16?

With the UEFA Champions League round of 16 line-up now complete, UEFA takes a look at the contenders ahead of Monday’s draw. Group winners: Manchester United (ENG), Paris (FRA), Roma (ITA), Barcelona (ESP), Liverpool (ENG), Manchester City (ENG), Beşiktaş (TUR), Tottenham Hotspur (ENG) Group runners-up: Basel (SUI), Bayern München (GER), Chelsea (ENG), Juventus (ITA), Sevilla (ESP), Shakhtar (UKR), Porto (POR), Real Madrid ...

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Bundesliga to vote on shortening summer transfer window

The German football league (DFL) are set to follow the Premier League and vote on bringing forward their summer transfer deadline to before the season begins. Reinhard Rauball, the DFL president, wants to move the German deadline to August 1, after the Premier League’s clubs voted to move theirs to August 9, 2018. The subject will be discussed at a meeting ...

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Paris-St Germain investigated by Uefa over Financial Fair Play

Uefa has opened a formal investigation into Paris St-Germain as part of its “ongoing monitoring” of clubs under Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. European football’s governing body introduced FFP ‘break-even’ rules in 2013, requiring clubs to balance their spending with their revenue. PSG more than doubled the world record transfer fee when they spent 222m euros (£200m) to sign Neymar last month. They have ...

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Buffon, Messi and Ronaldo on Player of the Year shortlist

Gianluigi Buffon (Italy, Juventus), Lionel Messi (Argentina, Barcelona) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Real Madrid) are the three nominees for the 2016/17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award. The award will be presented at the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League group stage draw in Monaco on Thursday 24 August. The shortlist of three players was selected by a jury comprising the ...

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Man U trio leads UEFA Europa League Player of the Season shortlist

Zlatan Ibrahimović, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba have been shortlisted for the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League Player of the Season award. All three were inspirational in Manchester United winning the competition last term, a triumph that completed the English giants’ set of major UEFA club trophies. Mkhitaryan and Pogba were on target in the 2-0 victory over Ajax in the ...

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Madrid beats Bayern Munich in controversial UCL game

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as holders Real Madrid controversially overcame Bayern Munich in extra time to reach the Champions League semi-finals. Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal’s harsh 84th-minute dismissal was the first pivotal moment of a thrilling game, and then Ronaldo was clearly standing in an offside position to score Madrid’s second in extra time. Needing at least two ...

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Dele Alli given three-game ban by UEFA

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been banned for three European matches after being sent off against Gent at Wembley in the Europa League in February. Alli was dismissed for a challenge on Brecht Dejaegere in the 2-2 draw. Should Spurs secure a top-three Premier League finish, Alli would miss half of their Champions League group campaign. Meanwhile, Arsenal have been ...

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