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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 58 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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2014/15 Champions League Play-Off Round

Salzburg 2-1, 0-3 Malmo (Malmo win 4-2 on aggregate)
Steaua Bucharest 1-0, 0-1 PFC Ludogorets (1-1 on aggregate, PFC Ludogorets win 6-5 on penalties)
Besiktas 0-0, 0-1 Arsenal (Arsenal win 1-0 on aggregate)
FC Copenhagen 2-3, 0-4 Bayer Leverkusen (Bayer Leverkusen win 7-2 on aggregate)
Napoli 1-1, 1-3 Athletic Bilbao (Athletic Bilbao win 4-2 on aggregate)
Lille 0-1, 0-2 Porto (Porto win 3-0 on aggregate)
Standard Liege 0-1, 0-3 Zenit (Zenit win 4-0 on aggregate)
Slovan Bratislava 1-1, 0-3 Bate Borisov (Bate Borisov win 4-1 on aggregate)
Aalborg 1-1, 0-4 APOEL Nicosia (APOEL Nicosia win 5-1 on aggregate)
NK Maribor 1-1, 1-0 Celtic (NK Maribor win 2-1 on aggregate)

2014/15 Champions League 3rd Qualifying Round

Debrecen 1-0, 1-3 Bate Borisov (Bate Borisov win 3-2 on aggregate)
NK Maribor 1-0, 2-2 Maccabi Tel-Aviv (NK Maribor win 3-2 on aggregate)
FK Aktobe 2-2, 1-2 Steaua Bucharest (Steaua Bucharest win 4-3 on aggregate)
Slovan Bratislava 2-1, 0-0 FC Sheriff (Slovan Bratislava win 2-1 on aggregate)
Sparta Prague 4-2, 0-2 Malmo (4-4 on aggregate, Malmo win on away goals)
Legia Warsaw 4-1, 2-0 Celtic
(Legia Warsaw subsequently found to have fielded suspended player so Celtic awarded 3-0 win in second leg and win on away goals)
PFC Ludogorets 0-0, 2-2 Partizan Belgrade (2-2 on aggregate, PFC Ludogorets win on away goals)
HJK Helsinki 2-2, 0-2 APOEL Nicosia (APOEL Nicosia win 4-2 on aggregate)
Aalborg 0-1, 2-0 Dinamo Zagreb (Aalborg win 2-1 on aggregate)
Qarabag 2-1, 0-2 Salzburg (Salzburg win 3-2 on aggregate)
AEL Limassol 1-0, 0-3 Zenit (Zenit win 3-1 on aggregate)
Dnipro 0-0, 0-2 FC Copenhagen (FC Copenhagen win 2-0 on aggregate)
Feyenoord 1-2, 1-3 Besiktas (Besiktas win 5-2 on aggregate)
Grasshoppers 0-2, 1-1 Lille (Lille win 3-1 on aggregate)
Standard Liege 0-0, 2-1 Panathinaikos (Standard Liege win 2-1 on aggregate)

2014/15 Champions League 2nd Qualifying Round

Bate Borisov 0-0, 1-1 KS Skenderbeu(1-1 on aggregate, Bate Borisov win on away goals)
FC Santa Coloma 0-1, 0-2 Maccabi Tel-Aviv (Maccabi Tel-Aviv win 3-0 on aggregate)
Dinamo Tbilisi 0-1, 0-3 FK Aktobe (FK Aktobe win 4-0 on aggregate)
HSK Zrinjski 0-0, 0-2 NK Maribor (NK Maribor win 2-0 on aggregate)
FC Sheriff 2-0, 3-0 FK Sutjeska (FC Sheriff win 5-0 on aggregate)
Sparta Prague 7-0, 1-1 Levadia (Sparta Prague win 8-1 on aggregate)
Malmo 0-0, 1-0 FK Ventspils (Malmo win 1-0 on aggregate)
Slovan Bratislava 1-0, 2-0 The New Saints (Slovan Bratislava win 3-0 on aggregate)
KR Reykjavik 0-1, 0-4 Celtic (Celtic win 5-0 on aggregate)
Cliftonville 0-0, 0-2 Debrecen (Debrecen win 2-0 on aggregate)
Partizan Belgrade 3-0, 3-1 HB Torshavn (Partizan Belgrade win 6-1 on aggregate)
Legia Warsaw 1-1, 5-0 St Patricks Athletic (Legia Warsaw win 6-1 on aggregate)
FK Rabotnicki 0-0, 1-2 HJK Helsinki (HJK Helsinki win 2-1 on aggregate)
Dinamo Zagreb 2-0, 2-0 VMFD Zalgiris (Dinamo Zagreb win 4-0 on aggregate)
PFC Ludogorets 4-0, 1-1 F91 Dudelange (PFC Ludogorets win 5-1 on aggregate)
Valetta 0-1, 0-4 Qarabag (Qarabag win 5-0 on aggregate)
Stromsgodset 0-1, 0-2 Steaua Bucharest (Steaua Bucharest win 3-0 on aggregate)

2014/15 Champions League 1st Qualifying Round

Lincoln Red Imps 1-1, 2-5 HB Torshavn (HB Torshavn win 6-3 on aggregate)
FC Santa Coloma 1-0, 2-3 Banants (3-3 on aggregate, FC Santa Coloma win on away goals)
La Fiorita 0-1, 0-7 Levadia (Levadia win 8-0 on aggregate)




Champions League Match Dates
Play-Off Round 2nd Leg 27/08/14
Group Matchday 1 16/09/14
Group Matchday 2 30/09/14
Group Matchday 3 21/10/14
Group Matchday 4 04/11/14
Group Matchday 5 25/11/14
Group Matchday 6 09/12/14
Second Round 1st Leg 17/02/15-24/02/15
Second Round 2nd Leg 10/03/15-17/03/15
Quarter-Finals 1st Leg 14/04/15
Quarter-Finals 2nd Leg 21/04/15
Semi-Finals 1st Leg 05/05/15
Semi-Finals 2nd Leg 12/05/15
2015 Final Olympic Stadium (Berlin) 06/06/15



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