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Welcome to the number one internet resource for everything relating to the history of the leading club competition in the world. The European Cup, or Champions League as it is now known, has risen from humble beginnings to become the dominant competition in the world club football calendar. Over the past 60 years, there have been many great teams, players and managers who have made their names in the European Cup and you can read about them all here as well as all the good and bad events that have occurred over the duration of this great event.

On this site you can now find information on each European Cup season with the full detailed story of every competition up to the present day. You can read about the memorable matches, the controversies and the little known stories. There are also sections covering the European Cup records of all the clubs that have won this prestigious competition and the greatest players and managers to have graced the European Cup. And you can also keep up to date with the latest Champions League news before it too becomes European Cup history!

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2016/17 Champions League Group Stage


Group A

Paris St Germain 1-1 Arsenal
Basel 1-1 Ludogorets
Arsenal v Basel
Ludogorets v Paris St Germain
Arsenal v Ludogorets
Paris St Germain v Basel
Ludogorets v Arsenal
Basel v Paris St Germain
Arsenal v Paris St Germain
Ludogorets v Basel
Basel v Arsenal
Paris St Germain v Ludogorets

1. Arsenal 1pts
2. Paris St Germain 1pts
3. Basel 1pts
4. Ludogorets 1pts


Group B

Benfica 1-1 Besiktas
Dynamo Kiev 1-2 Napoli
Besiktas v Dynamo Kiev
Napoli v Benfica
Napoli v Besiktas
Dynamo Kiev v Benfica
Besiktas v Napoli
Benfica v Dynamo Kiev
Napoli v Dynamo Kiev
Besiktas v Benfica
Dynamo Kiev v Besiktas
Benfica v Napoli

1. Napoli 3pts
2. Besiktas 1pts
3. Benfica 1pts
4. Dynamo Kiev 0pts


Group C

Barcelona 7-0 Celtic
Manchester City 4-0 Borussia M
Borussia M v Barcelona
Celtic v Manchester City
Celtic v Borussia M
Barcelona v Manchester City
Borussia M v Celtic
Manchester City v Barcelona
Borussia M v Manchester City
Celtic v Barcelona
Barcelona v Borussia M
Manchester City v Celtic

1. Barcelona 3pts
2. Manchester City 3pts
3. Borussia Monchengladbach 0pts
4. Celtic 0pts


Group D

PSV Eindhoven 0-1 Atletico Madrid
Bayern Munich 5-0 Rostov
Rostov v PSV Eindhoven
Atletico Madrid v Bayern Munich
Rostov v Atletico Madrid
Bayern Munich v PSV Eindhoven
Atletico Madrid v Rostov
PSV Eindhoven v Bayern Munich
Rostov v Bayern Munich
Atletico Madrid v PSV Eindhoven
PSV Eindhoven v Rostov
Bayern Munich v Atletico Madrid

1. Bayern Munich 3pts
2. Atletico Madrid 3pts
3. PSV Eindhoven 0pts
4. Rostov 0pts


Group E

Tottenham 1-2 Monaco
Bayer Leverkusen 2-2 CSKA Moscow
Monaco v Bayer Leverkusen
CSKA Moscow v Tottenham
CSKA Moscow v Monaco
Bayer Leverkusen v Tottenham
Monaco v CSKA Moscow
Tottenham v Bayer Leverkusen
CSKA Moscow v Bayer Leverkusen
Monaco v Tottenham
Bayer Leverkusen v Monaco
Tottenham v CSKA Moscow

1. Monaco 3pts
2. CSKA Moscow 1pts
3. Bayer Leverkusen 1pts
4. Tottenham Hotspur 0pts
Group F

Real Madrid 2-1 Sporting Lisbon
Legia Warsaw 0-6 Borussia Dortmund
Sporting Lisbon v Legia Warsaw
Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid
Real Madrid v Legia Warsaw
Sporting Lisbon v Borussia Dortmund
Legia Warsaw v Real Madrid
Borussia Dortmund v Sporting Lisbon
Borussia Dortmund v Legia Warsaw
Sporting Lisbon v Real Madrid
Legia Warsaw v Sporting Lisbon
Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund

1. Borussia Dortmund 3pts
2. Real Madrid 3pts
3. Sporting Lisbon 0pts
4. Legia Warsaw 0pts
Group G

Club Brugge 0-3 Leicester City
Porto 1-1 FC Copenhagen
Leicester City v Porto
FC Copenhagen v Club Brugge
Club Brugge v Porto
Leicester City v FC Copenhagen
Porto v Club Brugge
FC Copenhagen v Leicester City
FC Copenhagen v Porto
Leicester City v Club Brugge
Porto v Leicester City
Club Brugge v FC Copenhagen

1. Leicester City 3pts
2. FC Copenhagen 1pts
3. Porto 1pts
4. Club Brugge 0pts
Group H

Juventus 0-0 Sevilla
Lyon 3-0 Dinamo Zagreb
Sevilla v Lyon
Dinamo Zagreb v Juventus
Lyon v Juventus
Dinamo Zagreb v Sevilla
Juventus v Lyon
Sevilla v Dinamo Zagreb
Sevilla v Juventus
Dinamo Zagreb v Lyon
Lyon v Sevilla
Juventus v Dinamo Zagreb

1. Lyon 3pts
2. Sevilla 1pts
3. Juventus 1pts
4. Dinamo Zagreb 0pts




2016/17 Champions League Qualifying Play-Off Round


Porto 1-1, 3-0 Roma (Porto win 4-1 on aggregate)
Ajax 1-1, 1-4 Rostov (Rostov win 5-2 on aggregate)
Steaua Bucharest 0-5, 0-1 Manchester City (Manchester City win 6-0 on aggregate)
Young Boys Berne 1-3, 1-6 Borussia Monchengladbach (Borussia win 9-2 on aggregate)
Villarreal 1-2, 0-1 Monaco (Monaco win 3-1 on aggregate)
Dinamo Zagreb 1-1, 2-1 Salzburg (Dinamo Zagreb win 3-2 on aggregate)
Ludogorets 2-0, 2-2 Victoria Plzen (Ludogorets win 4-2 on aggregate)
Celtic 5-2, 0-2 Hapoel Beer-Sheva (Celtic win 5-4 on aggregate)
Dundalk 0-2, 1-1 Legia Warsaw (Legia Warsaw win 3-1 on aggregate)
FC Copenhagen 1-0, 1-1 APOEL (FC Copenhagen win 2-1 on aggregate)




2016/17 Champions League 3rd Qualifying Round


Ajax 1-1, 2-1 PAOK (Ajax win 3-2 on aggregate)
Sparta Prague 1-1, 0-2 Steaua Bucharest (Steaua Bucharest win 3-1 on aggregate)
Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0, 0-2 Young Boys Berne (2-2 on aggregate, Young Boys Berne win 4-2 on penalties)
Rostov 2-2, 2-0 Anderlecht (Rostov win 4-2 on aggregate)
Fenerbahce 2-1, 1-3 Monaco (Monaco win 4-3 on aggregate)
Victoria Plzen 0-0, 1-1 Qarabag (1-1 on aggregate, Victoria Plzen win on away goals)
Olympiacos 0-0, 0-1 Hapoel Beer-Sheva (Hapoel Beer-Sheva win 1-0 on aggregate)
Trencin 0-1, 0-0 Legia Warsaw (Legia Warsaw win 1-0 on aggregate)
Dinamo Zagreb 2-0, 1-0 Dinamo Tbilisi (Dinamo Zagreb win 3-0 on aggregate)
Ludogorets 2-2, 4-2 Red Star Belgrade (Ludogorets win 6-4 on aggregate)
Astana 1-1, 1-2 Celtic (Celtic win 3-2 on aggregate)
FK Partizani 0-1, 0-2 Salzburg (Salzburg win 3-0 on aggregate)
BATE Borisov 1-0, 0-3 Dundalk (Dundalk win 3-1 on aggregate)
Rosenborg 2-1, 0-3 APOEL (APOEL win 4-2 om aggregate)
Astra Giurgiu 1-1, 0-3 FC Copenhagen (FC Copenhagen win 4-1 on aggregate)




2016/17 Champions League 2nd Qualifying Round


Qarabag 2-0, 1-1 F91 Dudelange (Qarabag win 3-1 on aggregate)
Hapoel Beer-Sheva 3-2, 0-0 Sheriff (Hapoel Beer-Sheva win 3-2 on aggregate)
Olimpija Ljubljana 3-4, 3-2 Trencin (6-6 on aggregate, Trencin win on away goals)
Salzburg 1-0, 2-0 Liepaja (Salzburg win 3-0 on aggregate)
Vardar 1-2, 2-3 Dinamo Zagreb (Dinamo Zagreb win 5-3 on aggregate)
The New Saints 0-0, 0-3 APOEL (APOEL win 3-0 on aggregate)
Zrinjski 1-1, 0-2 Legia Warsaw (Legia Warsaw win 3-1 on aggregate)
Ludogorets 2-0, 3-0 Mladost Podgorica (Ludogorets win 5-0 on aggregate)
Dinamo Tbilisi 2-0, 1-1 Alashkert (Dinamo Tbilisi win 3-1 on aggregate)
Zalgiris Vilnius 0-0, 1-2 Astana (Astana win 2-1 on aggregate)
FK Partizani 1-1, 1-1 Ferencvaros(2-2 on aggregate, FK Partizani win 3-1 on penalties)
BATE Borisov 2-0, 2-2 SJK Seinajoki (BATE Borisov win 4-2 on aggregate)
Valetta 1-2, 1-2 Red Star Belgrade (Red Star Belgrade win 4-2 on aggregate)
Rosenborg 3-1, 2-3 IFK Norrkoping (Rosenborg win 5-4 on aggregate)
Dundalk 1-1, 2-2 FH Hafnarfjordur (3-3 on aggregate, Dundalk win on away goals)
Lincoln FC 1-0, 0-3 Celtic (Celtic win 3-1 on aggregate)
Crusaders 0-3, 0-6 FC Copenhagen (FC Copenhagen win 9-0 on aggregate)




2016/17 Champions League 1st Qualifying Round


Lincoln FC 1-2, 2-0 Flora Tallinn (Lincoln FC win 3-2 on aggregate)
B36 Torshavn 0-1, 2-1 Valetta (2-2 on aggregate, Valetta win on away goals)
Alashkert 0-0, 3-0 Santa Coloma (Alashkert win 3-0 on aggregate)
Tre Penne 1-2, 0-3 The New Saints (The New Saints win 5-1 on aggregate)




Champions League Match Dates
27.09.16 Group Matchday 2
18.10.16 Group Matchday 3
01.11.16 Group Matchday 4
22.11.16 Group Matchday 5
06.12.16 Group Matchday 6
14.02.17/21.02.17 Second Round 1st Leg
07.03.17/14.03.17 Second Round 2nd Leg
11.04.17 Quarter-Final 1st Leg
18.04.17 Quarter-Final 2nd Leg
02.05.17 Semi-Final 1st Leg
09.05.17 Semi-Final 2nd Leg
03.06.17 Final - Millennium Stadium, Cardiff



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