European Cup & Champions League: The Illustrated History


The UEFA Champions League celebrated its diamond jubilee in 2015. The first match - in what was the European Champion Clubs' Cup - was played on 4 September 1955, when Sporting Lisbon played Partizan Belgrade. The Yugoslavs advanced to the next round by winning 8-5 on aggregate, but lost to the eventual champions, Real Madrid, giving the first glimmering of the Spanish club's legendary status. Real have won the Champion Clubs Cup/UEFA Champions League (the competition was rebranded in 1992) ten times, three more successes than their nearest rival, Milan.

Fully updated, European Cup & Champions League: The Illustrated History covers every season's
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ISBN:

9781780976860

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

288

Dimensions:

28cm x 23cm

RRP:

$59.99

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

01 November 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Keir Radnedge