Having examined groups A-D in this year’s Champions League, it’s now time to look at groups E-H.   Group E – Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Liverpool, Maribor Like Manchester United, Liverpool have been handed a relatively easy and straightforward group, and it would be a failure if Liverpool weren’t to finish top. The attacking threat that 

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After a long drawn out ceremony in the centre of Monaco, we now finally know the fate of the remaining 32 clubs in this season’s Champions League. So, who now are the favourites, and which clubs are going to find it tough?   Group A – Benfica, Manchester United, Basel, CSKA Moscow Out of all 

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Juventus have been arguably the outstanding team in this year’s UEFA Champions League. Having come through their Champions League group stage finishing on top and undefeated, they eliminated Porto in the last sixteen, Barcelona in the quarterfinals, and Monaco in the semi finals and only conceded one goal in the process.   Excelling at the 

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Monday evening will see Reading and Huddersfield battle it out at Wembley for the chance to reach the dizzying heights of Premier League football, and it would be fair to say that neither were favourites to be in this position at the start of the season. Indeed, most would’ve been more likely at the start 

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Manager A shrewd, experienced and highly decorated manager, Dick Advocaat etched his name into Sunderland folklore last season as he steered the club to English Premier League safety in the season’s penultimate game. The Dutchman was appointed on a temporary basis, replacing the sacked Guys Poyet and coaxing a series of determined, disciplined team performances 

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Major transfers IN: Maarten Stekelenburg – £4.7 Million- Roma; Sasha Riether – £1.2 million- Cologne; Fernando Amorebieta – Free – Athletic Bilbao; Derek Boateng – Free – Dnipro Major Transfers OUT: Mark Schwarzer- Free – Chelsea; Simon Davies – Released; Mladen Petric- Released   Martin Jol has a big job on his hands to keep 

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