Archive | April 21, 2017

UEFA Europa League Semi Final draw….

Ajax vs Lyon

Celta Vigo vs Manchester United 

Manchester United will face Spanish side Celta Vigo in the semi-finals of the Europa League. The Premier League side have won the European Cup three times but have never triumphed in the continent’s secondary club competition. Dutch side Ajax, winners in 1992, come up against French club Lyon in the other last-four tie. The first legs will be played on 4 May with the second leg on 11 May, and the final in Stockholm, Sweden on 24 May.

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UEFA Champions League Semi Final draw….

Real Madrid

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid

Monaco vs Juventus 

Holders Real Madrid will face rivals Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals of the Champions League – a repeat of last year’s final. Zinedine Zidane’s side could become the first club to retain the trophy in the Champions League era in the final on 3 June in Cardiff. French side Monaco take on Italian club Juventus in the other last-four tie. The first legs will be played on 2 and 3 May, with the return legs taking place the following week.

Former footballer Ugo Ehiogu is dead….

Ugo Ehiogu

Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu has died at the age of 44 after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham’s training centre on Thursday. A Spurs statement said Ehiogu died in hospital in the early hours of Friday. Ehiogu, who was Spurs’ Under-23s coach, was capped four times by England. “Words cannot express the shock and sadness that we all feel at the club,” said Tottenham’s head of coaching and development John McDermott. “Ugo’s immense presence will be irreplaceable.”

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