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jordanibes:

Happy birthday, Daniel Sturridge! (Sept 1, 1989) 
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Xabi Alonso completes move to Bayern Munich | August 29, 2014 

The German side confirmed that the player has signed on for two seasons for a reported fee near €10 million.

After Thursday’s medical in Munich, he returned to Madrid to hold a press conference at the Santiago Bernabéu the following morning. There he explained his decision for the switch.

“After winning the Décima, I feel that a new cycle is starting at the club, and that I too should need a new one. I wanted to be honest with myself and with the club and to know when is the time to say goodbye.” [+]

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queens-of-football:

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy, awarded to the World Cup champions since 1999.

According to the FIFA Competition Trophies Fact Sheet, the trophy is “currently under re-development”.

It looks like there will be a new trophy for the WWC 2015, but I didn’t find more information about it so let’s wait and see…

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andielisamblack:

UEFA Europa League Groups

andielisamblack:

UEFA Europa League Groups

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Group A:

  • Club Atlético de Madrid (ESP)
  • Juventus (ITA)
  • Olympiacos FC (GRE)
  • Malmö FF (SWE)

Group B:

  • Real Madrid CF (ESP)
  • FC Basel 1893 (SUI)
  • Liverpool FC (ENG)
  • PFC Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL)

Group C:

  • SL Benfica (POR)
  • FC Zenit (RUS)
  • Bayer 04 Leverkusen (GER)
  • AS Monaco FC (FRA)

Group D:

  • Arsenal FC (ENG)
  • Borussia Dortmund (GER)
  • Galatasaray AŞ (TUR)
  • RSC Anderlecht (BEL)

Group E:

  • FC Bayern München (GER)
  • Manchester City FC (ENG)
  • PFC CSKA Moskva (RUS)
  • AS Roma (ITA)

Group F:

  • FC Barcelona (ESP, holders)
  • Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
  • AFC Ajax (NED)
  • APOEL FC (CYP)

Group G:

  • Chelsea FC (ENG)
  • FC Schalke 04 (GER)
  • Sporting Clube de Portugal (POR)
  • NK Maribor (SVN)

Group H:

  • FC Porto (POR)
  • FC Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)
  • Athletic Club (ESP)
  • FC BATE Borisov (BLR)
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Group Stage:

  • Matchday 1: 16 - 18/9/2014
  • Matchday 2: 30/9/ - 02/10/2014
  • Matchday 3: 21 - 23/10/2014
  • Matchday 4: 04 - 06/11/2014
  • Matchday 5: 25 - 27/11/2014
  • Matchday 6: 09 - 11/12/2014

Round of 16: 

  • One-off ties played between 17 February and 18 March
  • Group winners v group runners-up
  • Group winners play at home
  • Country protection
  • Group protection

Quarter-Finals:

  • One-off ties played in April
  • Open draw
  • Home team determined by draw

Semi-Finals and Final (Colovray Stadium, Nyon):

  • The winners of the two semi-finals, to be held on Friday 24 April, opposite UEFA’s Swiss headquarters, will meet in the final on Monday 27 April for the right to become the second winners of the Lennart Johansson Trophy, named after UEFA’s honorary president. FC Barcelona won the first edition last season.

"I’m really happy so I must say thanks to my team-mates because without the team, individual awards would not be possible." - Ronaldo about winning UEFA Best Player in Europe

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