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This sections hosts articles from the different competitions covered at Soccerlens – the Carling Cup, the FA Cup, the World Cup, Euros, the Champions League and the Europa League.

Also see: Football Transfers, Football Stats, Football Live Scores.

  1. Missed Opportunity: Manchester United Refuse to Abandon Old Principles and the Barcelona Myth Rolls On

    The biggest reason why this past decade or so will be remembered as that of the Galacticos of Madrid giving way to the ‘pure’ ingenuity of Barcelona and not as Manchester United’s great European era is actually rather a small section of grass, no more than ten square metres. But it’s this little section of the pitch where the great players of the past ten years have most enjoyed playing which has hurt United time and again, whether it’s been Messi, Kaká or even Zidane.

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  2. 2011 Champions League Final Lineups

    Dimitar Berbatov, Manchester United’s record signing and Premier League top scorer, isn’t even on the bench in the Champions League final. Otherwise it’s an adventurous Man Utd team, with the same steady lineup Sir Alex Ferguson has preferred for the …

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  3. Chicharito Looking To Become 3rd CONCACAF Player to Play In and Win Final

    Saturday’s final between Manchester United and FC Barcelona has a number of storylines. For those in the CONCACAF region one storyline that sticks out is the inclusion and impact that Mexican sensation Chicharito can make on Saturday’s championship.

    While the Mexican’s ascent into stardom will receive a boost from winning the finale Saturday he’s not the first player from the CONCACAF region to play in the final. So who are the other two players who’ve taken part in the UEFA Champions League Final?

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