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Richard Farley

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Galatasaray Vs. Fenerbahçe, Match Report: Second Half Goals From Sentürk, Alex See Canaries Over Lions, 2-1

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A match that started with the hope that Galatasaray supporters would be given a one day sojourn from their nightmare season ended not with an awakening but a downward spiral. Two second half goals...

Galatasaray Vs. Fenerbahçe, Minute-By-Minute: Late Goal From Alex Gives Fener 10th Straight Win

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Let's settle in for a record day in Istanbul, where Turk Telekom Arena is about to host it's first iteration of the biggest inner-city derby in the world: Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe. The 52,695...

UEFA Champions League Draw: Inter Milan Scratches Schalke 04 On Lottery Ticket

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When Schalke fired Felix Magath earlier this week, they became the club all other UEFA Champions League quarterfinalists wanted to draw. Well, in truth, they were already the club everybody wanted...

UEFA Champions League Draw: Real Madrid Welcomes Back Van Der Vaart, Gets Introduced To Bale In Tottenham Hotspur Match-Up

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So José Mourinho is special, not only moving Real Madrid over their Round of 16 hurdle but convincingly seeing Los Merengues past Lyon and into the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals. Now comes...

UEFA Champions League Draw: Billing Undersells Shakhtar Donetsk's Barcelona Threat

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Barcelona fans are going to be happy to have drawn Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk in UEFA Champions League's quarterfinals. The feeling is not completely inappropriate. After all, they could...

UEFA Champions League Draw: Manchester United Must Exorcise Their Chelsea Demons

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If there was one club Manchester United didn't want to be drawn against in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals, it was Chelsea. They're not going to admit it. When was the last time Alex...

UEFA Champions League Draw: Chelsea, Manchester United To Meet In Quarterfinals; Barcelona, Real Madrid On Collision Course For Semis

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England is guaranteed a semifinalist, but one of its two most prominent clubs will be out after the quarterfinals. On the other half of the bracket, Barcelona an Real Madrid are on a course to meet in the semifinals, with four meetings in 20 days looming.

Galatasaray Vs. Fenerbahçe, Preview: Istanbul Rivals On Divergent Paths Ahead Of Derby

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A nine-match winning streak as Fenerbahce on track for their first title in three seasons. Galatasaray has set a record for most losses in a season. SB Nation Soccer Editor Richard Farley looks at the growing divide between Istanbul's chief rivals.

Ten Matches To Watch: Galatasaray, Fenerbahçe Renew World's Greatest Rivalry

The main event kicks off the weekend, with the best inner-city derby in world football starting at 3:00 p.m. Eastern on Friday. SB Nation Soccer Editor Richard Farley looks at Gala-Fener and nine more marquee matches.

Chelsea FC Vs. FC Copenhagen, 2011 UEFA Champions League, Match Review: Blues Go Through After Scoreless Draw, No Reason For Panic

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At least the match is over, as is those two hours of our lives, with both Chelsea and visiting Copenhagen getting victories in their UEFA Champions League match. The Danish champions' victory was...

Real Madrid Vs. Lyon, 2011 UEFA Champions League, Video: Marcelo Goal Splits OL Defense, Hands Madrid Control

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Hugo Lloris had been having a great half for Lyon before this moment of brilliance from Marcelo, mastery that started far up the pitch before the Real Madrid left back sees a Lyon defender go to...

Chelsea FC Vs. FC Copenhagen, 2011 UEFA Champions League, Halftime: FCK Plays Blues To Intermission Even

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A much improved Copenhagen team has played Chelsea on a much more even footing through 45 minutes, taking the second leg of the teams' UEFA Champions League scoreless into halftime, even coming...

Chelsea FC Vs. FC Copenhagen, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Lineups See Blues Not As Weak As FCK Had Hoped

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There was a lot of speculation regarding Carlo Ancelotti's selection, with the Chelsea manager carrying a safe 2-0 lead into Wednesday's UEFA Champions League match against FC Copenhagen. Arguably...

It's Sad, But Michael Jackson Statue At Craven Cottage Unlikely To Have Desired Effect

Michael Jackson will be honored with a statue outside the grounds of England's Fulham Football Club. It's just about as random as it sounds.

Chelsea FC Vs. FC Copenhagen, 2011 UEFA Champions League Preview: Danes Hope For Something Miraculous, Blues Prepare For Sunday

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Chelsea's 2-0 victory in Copenhagen gives Carlo Ancelotti liberties for Wednesday's second leg at Stamford Bridge. SB Nation Soccer Editor Richard Farley looks at Wednesday's other UEFA Champions League fixture.

Real Madrid Vs. Lyon, 2011 UEFA Champions League Preview: José Mourinho's Chance To Prove The Special One Matters

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Real Madrid tried to end six years without a UEFA Champions League quarterfinal appearance on Wednesday against Lyon. SB Nation Soccer Editor Richard Farley looks at the match-up, tied at one ahead of kick-off at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Bayern Munich Vs. Inter Milan, 2011 UEFA Champions League, Match Review: Nerazzurri Through After Handing Bayern Ironic Defeat

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Last season, Bayern Munich came back from two goals down on the road in Champions League, using a late goal to pull even on the scoresheet while sending their club through on aggregate. This...

Bayern Munich Vs. Inter Milan, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Final Whistle Sees Bayern Players Collapse To Pitch, Shocked By Unexpected Exit

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Inter Milan was able to hold out for the last seven minutes of play in Munich, preserving the 3-2 result that sends them through to the quarterfinals. The second leg score give the holders a 3-3,...

Bayern Munich Vs. Inter Milan, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Goran Pandev Equalizes In 87th Minute, Has Inter Set To Go Through On Away Goals

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The 80th minute sees Inter Milan approaching desperation, needing a goal to keep their Champions League alive. Whereas most of the match as seen Inter start to pressure as Bayern as brought to ball...

Bayern Munich Vs. Inter Milan, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Van Gaal Makes First Change, Swaps Arjen Robben For Hamit Altintop

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At halftime we speculated the likes of Anatoliy Tymoschuk and Holdger Badstuber would be used by Louis van Gaal to reinforce Bayern Munich's two goal, UEFA Champions League lead over defending...

Bayern Munich Vs. Inter Milan, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Mario Gómez Comes Close, Wesley Sneijder Comes True, Bringing Milan Within One

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Mario Gómez nearly put this match away. In the 62nd minute, his volley from 17 yards out was parried by Júlio César, keeping the score 2-1 (3-1), but a few feet to either side of the goalkeeper,...

Bayern Munich Vs. Inter Milan, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Defenders Trade Yellow Cards, Score Remains 2-1 (3-1), Bayern

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We're now 10 minutes into the second half, and Inter Milan still looks incapable of defending their title. Bayern Munich is not only up two, 3-1, but they're dominating possession, and as the match...

Bayern Munich Vs. Inter Milan, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Leonardo Brings On Coutinho For Stankovic

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Leonardo makes the first change. After five minutes of the second half, the Brazilian has seen enough of this team. He looks to his countryman, Coutinho, while bringing Dejan Stankovic off. The...

Bayern Munich Vs. Inter Milan, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Signs Of Life From Inter Fade Into Bayern Half-Chances

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The second half has kicked-off at the Allianz Arena, and early Inter Milan is showing life. Thiago Motta, 20 seconds into the half, comes from his deep midfield position to take the ball off Franck...

Bayern Munich Vs. Inter Milan, 2011 UEFA Champions League, Halftime: Intermission Finds Holders On The Brink, Down Two

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Two terrible defenses gave onlookers an exciting half of football, one that played against Leonardo's approach. Setting-up his team to absorb attacks and counter, the Inter Milan coach has been...

Bayern Munich Vs. Inter Milan, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Andrea Ranocchia Prevents Second Thomas Müller Goal

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With another near miss from Bayern Munich we're coming close to being able to say Inter Milan is lucky to still be in this match. They are down two - a daunting task against a quality opponent -...

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