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UEFA Champions League statistics handbook

Published: Tuesday 27 May 2014, 17.40CET
Covering everything from a season itinerary to key facts and figures and all-time records, the UEFA Champions League stats handbook is a truly comprehensive guide.
UEFA Champions League statistics handbook
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Published: Tuesday 27 May 2014, 17.40CET

UEFA Champions League statistics handbook

Covering everything from a season itinerary to key facts and figures and all-time records, the UEFA Champions League stats handbook is a truly comprehensive guide.

The latest UEFA Champions League statistics handbook is an invaluable and informative online guide to everything you need to know about Europe's premier club competition.

Split into seven sections, the handbook is available to download as PDF files on UEFA.com (see below). Covering everything from an itinerary of the season ahead to key facts and figures and all-time records, it is a truly comprehensive compendium which will be updated throughout the campaign.

Part 1: Results and fixtures
Tracking every game, from FC Shirak and EB/Streymur's progress in the first qualifying round to the 24 May final at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica in the Portuguese capital, this section will be refreshed with the result of each UEFA Champions League match throughout the season.

Part 2: Club profiles
An in-depth history of all the teams that came through the group stage, including club honours, contact details and all-time records, is available here. Did you know that Paolo Maldini made an incredible 902 appearances – across all competitions – for AC Milan or that Real Madrid CF have taken part in a record 44 editions of the European Cup? Find out more club facts here.

Part 3: The referees
Delving into the backstory of the referees lined up to officiate in the competition this term, offering in-depth profiles of them all.

Part 4: Facts and figures
Which side has featured in the UEFA Champions League 18 times, more than any other? What is the most successful nation in UEFA Champions League history? Who has the best win percentage? Who scored eight times in 2007 to rack up the biggest margin of victory in the competition? How many goals behind all-time leading scorer Raúl González are the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo? This is every football fanatic's dream chapter, categorically leaving no stone unturned.

Part 5: Finals
This segment is devoted to providing an all-inclusive history of European Cup finals, since the inaugural edition in 1956. As well as detailing the scores, scorers and lineups from each final, we also list every captain to have lifted the trophy, winning coaches and a host of other statistics specific to the biggest game in European club football. Who is the only coach older than Jupp Heynckes to have guided a team to glory? Who is the only player to have landed the European Cup with three different clubs? Find out here.

Part 6: Last season
Here we revisit every game from 2012/13, a season that culminated in FC Bayern München defeating Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund at Wembley.

Part 7: All-time records
All manner of stats are included here. Did you know that Feyenoord's 12-2 first-leg victory over KR Reykjavík in the 1969/70 first round remains the record score for a single game? Or that the great AC Milan defender Paolo Maldini has made 11 more European Cup appearances than any other player? There is plenty more of the same here.

Last updated: 17/07/14 16.05CET

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