Chelsea survive Liverpool onslaught in Champions League thriller at Stamford Bridge, 10 great European comebacks, Manchester United’s parent company announces losses, and more

In case you happened to finalize your move to under a rock yesterday, you picked a pretty bad time to do so. But if you smartly realized that living under a rock isn’t such a smart idea, I’m here to catch you up on what you missed yesterday.

UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals Second Leg: Chelsea (7) 4-4 Liverpool (5)

Chelsea and Liverpool have had some classics in their recent Champions League meetings, but tonight’s encounter takes the cake. We had live match commentary from the first goal to the eighth and final one of the see-saw thriller that saw Chelsea survive and book a semifinal showdown against Barcelona.

Turns out that Liverpool did have four reasons why they nearly pulled off the shock at Stamford Bridge (even without Steven Gerrard), but alas, Chelsea had four that assured that shock didn’t happen. There’s also a jubilant match report from a Chelsea perspective, and an ongoing discussion about last night’s classic in the SL forum.

Manchester United’s Parent Company Announces Losses

Manchester United may have had another fantastic financial year thanks to taking home multiple titles and several other factors (like just being Manchester United), but their debts saw an increase over the last financial year.

Is Being Chelsea Manager the Best Paying Job in Football?

No one likes to get fired from any job, but the severance package that comes with getting sacked by Roman Abramovich certainly softens the boot blow.

Who Are Your Picks for PFA Player of the Year Awards?

The shortlists for the PFA Player of the Year awards have been announced, and though a couple of worthy names are omitted from the list of nominated names, you can pick out a deserving winner among the bunch for both awards.

The 10 Best Ever European Comebacks

There’ve been many great comebacks in European club competition, and another one could’ve happened at Stamford Bridge, but which ones are the best of the best?

Bumpy Pitch Retro Soccer T-Shirts

There are several options for soccer-related t-shirts these days, including Soccerlens. But if you’re looking for some U.S. soccer shirts with a retro feel, we’ve got a perfect option for you.

Babe of the Day: Cheryl Cole

Yes, yes, I’ve had her as the Babe/WAG of the Day before (last month), but as is the case with Adriana Lima, there is never a bad time for some Cheryl Cole, especially when it involves some shiny new pictures and videos.

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