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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Podcast 14

Here are some of the stories featured on this week’s show


Sao Paulo wins Brazilian league

  • Sao Paolo win the Brazilian Championship for the second year in a row.

Daily Telegraph article

  • Liverpool win 8-0 against a lamentable Besiktas video


  • Is the Champions League quality really that good? No. Here are a few of the previous finals involving only domestic champions.

Real Madrid destroy Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 in 1960

Celtic defeat Inter Milan 2-1 in 1967

George Best inspired Man Utd win in 1968 against Benfica

Cruyff inspired Ajax beat Inter in 1972

Liverpool beat Borussia Moenchengladbach in 1977

Nottingham Forest beat Malmo in 1979

Aston Villa beat Bayern Munich in 1982

Milan thrash Barcelona 4-0 in 1994

  • Valencia lose at home to Rosenburg in the Champions League and are in disarray video



Celtic's Scott Brown (centre) and Benfica's Augustin Binya (right)

  • Benfica’s Agustin Binya’s awful tackle on Celtic’s Scott Brown. Look away if you are of a delicate nature. Video


Manchester City's pants concern

  • Stephen Ireland is back in the news after dropping his shorts to reveal his super pants! video

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  • Here is a Champions league teaser for you. Since the competition allowed non-champion-teams to participate in 1995 how many Champions League winners have not been champions of their league the previous season?
    Thanks Simon S for the question.

  • I agree that the European Cup with only league champions taking part was simply a much better competition. My favourite final was Roma – Liverpool 1981.

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