UEFA.com has the UEFA Champions League covered

Hear from the biggest names in the UEFA Champions League, get the latest from each venue, have your say and win prizes including a VIP trip to the final with UEFA.com.

Get behind the scenes with UEFA.com
Get behind the scenes with UEFA.com ©AFP/Getty Images

The UEFA Champions League season begins this week and UEFA.com's in-depth coverage of the competition is more comprehensive and star-studded than ever – and gives you even more chances to win great prizes including VIP trips to the Lisbon final.

In the build-up to each matchday we will have exclusive interviews in video and text with European football's biggest names: this week's include Lionel Messi, Stevan Jovetić and Jürgen Klopp.

For every match, our Backgrounds and official Press Kits provide you with the facts and figures, and we hear from the coaches and deliver the latest team news in our Previews.

From 90 minutes before kick-off each night our MatchCentre goes live with the latest direct from the stadiums – in-depth stats and match info and, at full time, reaction from the men that matter.

At 19.30CET our Matchday Live audio show goes on air as host Rob Daly, guest experts and our commentary team bring you in-depth live build-up and interviews followed by live commentary from the game of the day and updates from all the others – plus an hour of post-match analysis and reaction.

UEFA.com will, as ever, have reporters at every single UEFA Champions League fixture this season. Our network of correspondents will be on hand to supply live updates from across the continent throughout the week, before filing build-up, in-game updates and match reports direct from the stadiums. Coach and player reaction will follow, with video highlights of each fixture available for 24 hours from midnight CET of a matchnight.

There is also exclusive behind-the-scenes photography in our galleries section as well as the best pictures from both this season's fixtures and classic matches.

Our reporters will offer a more personal insight via our extensive range of blogs, which will allow the authors to pass on their experiences of covering games, interviewing players and more.

Get involved

We have over 11 million fans on the official UEFA Champions League Facebook page, and more than 3.6 million on the UEFA Europa League page. Fans can also join the conversation on Twitter with official @ChampionsLeague and @EuropaLeague accounts providing dedicated updates about the competitions, in addition to the @UEFAcom account that covers all other European football matters.

There are more than 85 UEFA.com reporters on Twitter lending a wonderful insight from all corners of Europe. With over 4.6 million fans, UEFA.com has one of the world's largest Google+ pages and it is now supplemented by recently launched UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League pages.

Fans can get involved on all platforms by using the official competition hashtags – #UCL and #UEL.

Win with UEFA.com

Following the world's elite club competition on UEFA.com will also be more exciting and engaging with our Live Blog – brought to you by UniCredit. Get involved in the build-up to each matchday's games, share your views directly or via Twitter and Facebook, and receive live updates direct from the venues from our team of reporters. Plus you can win tickets by having your say on the Fan Confidence Meter.

The ever-popular UEFA Champions League Fantasy Football, presented by PlayStation, is back with a new look and new features. Select a 15-man matchday squad and make substitutions, if needed, between Tuesday and Wednesday matches. You can take on our team of experts; challenge your friends in a private league; and earn badges for your team's achievements. There is a huge array of PlayStation prizes to be won, culminating in a PlayStation 4 and PS Vita for the overall winner. The deadline for picking your squad for this week's games is 20.30CET on Tuesday, while the new deadline for in-matchday changes is the same time on Wednesday.

Meanwhile Predictor, presented by MasterCard, gives you two ways to predict and win. With the new Group Predictor, you can already start picking which sides you think will make it to the knockout stage. Match Predictor – where players can predict the outcome of individual matches – has also just launched and this week's deadline is 20.45CET on Tuesday. The overall winner this year will win a pair of tickets to the UEFA Champions League final plus accommodation for two at a Lisbon hotel.

Our revamped history section tells the story of the competition from its beginnings in 1955 as the European Cup, right through to today's UEFA Champions League. A partner of the competition since 1992, Ford presents a section that has match reports, photos, video features, classic encounters and the History Poll which, this term, asks you who is the all-time best forward in the competition. Pick your No1 goalscorer and be in with a chance of winning tickets to this season's final.

You can plot the campaign ahead with the UEFA Champions League Tournament Calendar, presented by Gazprom. Chart a team's potential route to the final, view matches by group, club and date, access match information in one click, and show your support for your favourite club.

With UEFA Champions League Player Rater, presented by Heineken, you rate the players live during games. User ratings will determine each match's Top Player – and every voter has a chance of winning stunning prizes, including a Back Stadium Pass which will take you behind the scenes at one of this season's UEFA Champions League fixtures.

What is more, it is now even easier to follow the competition on the move following the update of the Android and iOS versions of the UEFA.com mobile app, with a new home screen showcasing fresh key content and a new navigation approach enabling faster access to all news and features.