Champions League

Real Madrid 4, Juventus 1: A good game

Thoughts on an entertaining Champions League final Warm-up A strange endeavor, this: writing about a sporting event occurring 3,204 miles away from a couch in a basement in Amherst, Massachusetts. I have never set foot in Cardiff, the site of today’s Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus. In person, up close, I have yet …

FC Košice’s historic Champions League campaign

This day in football history (Pubhunters) On 10 December 1997, FC Košice lost 0–1 to Feyenoord, thus becoming the first-ever team to bow out of the Champions League with zero points. Reigning champions of Slovakia’s top flight, Košice reached the group stage by beating Icelandic club ÍA 4–0 on aggregate in the first qualifying round, then …