AFC Ajax legend Edwin van der Sar gave UEFA.com his thoughts on the UEFA Champions League group stage draw after the Dutch giants were pitted against FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and APOEL FC.
Recall Liverpool-Madrid classic
Recall a classic encounter from 2008/09 as Steven Gerrard starred in a memorable win for Liverpool FC against Real Madrid CF.
Karembeu on Olympiacos draw
UEFA.com spoke to two-time UEFA Champions League winner Christian Karembeu on Olympiacos FC’s chances in this season’s competition after they were paired with Club Atlético de Madrid, Juventus and Malmö FF in the group stage.
Learn the Ronaldo rocket
We teach you the most explosive free-kick in the game, made famous by the Portugal and Real Madrid CF ace.
Miles on Arsenal’s chances
David Miles of Arsenal FC spoke to UEFA.com after his side were paired with Borussia Dortmund, Galatasaray AŞ and RSC Anderlecht in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League.
UEFA.com reviews Arsenal win
UEFA.com reporter Michael Harrold gives Chris Parrott his assessment of Arsenal FC’s narrow victory over Beşiktaş JK which sealed the Gunners a place in the UEFA Champions League group stage.
Szczęsny relief at Arsenal win
Arsenal FC goalkeeper Wojciech Szczęsny told UEFA.com that the English club passed “a good test of character” after they overcame Beşiktaş JK to make it into the UEFA Champions League group stage.
Aduriz ‘proud’ of Athletic win
Scorer of two goals in Athletic Club’s play-off win against SSC Napoli, Aritz Aduriz told UEFA.com that his side was “proud and satisfied” to qualify for the UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time since 1998/99.
Rosenberg’s Malmö joy
Malmö FF’s two-goal hero Markus Rosenberg told UEFA.com that it is “difficult to describe” his emotions after the Swedish club qualified for the UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time following victory against FC Salzburg.
Beşiktaş ‘proud’ despite defeat
Beşiktaş JK’s Oğuzhan Özyakup told UEFA.com that despite his team’s defeat to Arsenal FC their performance against the English side gives them “hope for the season” and was something that they could be “proud” of.
UEFA.com on Arsenal v Beşiktaş
UEFA.com reporter Michael Harrold gives Chris Parrott the lowdown on tonight’s UEFA Champions League play-off round tie between Arsenal FC and Beşiktaş JK.
Fans on Arsenal v Beşiktaş
UEFA.com gages the opinion of Arsenal FC and Beşiktaş JK supporters ahead of their UEFA Champions League play-off round tie.
Villas-Boas praises Zenit ‘organisation’
FC Zenit coach André Villas-Boas said that his team's "great organisation" helped them through a "very difficult" play-off tie against R. Standard de Liège, as he now looks ahead to the draw for the UEFA Champions League group stage.
Brahimi praises Porto ‘unity’
FC Porto goalscorer Yacine Brahimi told UEFA.com “there’s a lot of unity in our group” after they overcame LOSC Lille to secure their spot in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League.
‘Deserved’ win for delighted Maribor
NK Maribor goalscorer and captain Tavares spoke to UEFA.com following the Slovenian side’s victory against Celtic FC, a win which he thought was “deserved”.