2010/2011 Season Ready Willing and Able

By: Marco | August 9th, 2010

I’ll start off this season with a bit of a promise…Continuity!
Last season, I began my tenure well into the champions league mayhem. So, I can tell you, I was a little flustered with the responsibilities at my feet. Well, after a long vacation and a bit of time off to unwind from my worldly duties, I now return to my pleasure of commenting/commentating and writing up a little mishmash on the 2010/2011 Champions League Season.

Welcome back everyone to another season of Champions League Football. This will be my first full season in charge of this blog, so hopefully you will enjoy my write ups and remarks. But please, feel free to participate, no blog can ever be complete without it’s legions of readers! So to you, I tip my hat in gratitude.


Below I’ve outlined the next number of matches to be taking place in the Champions League preliminary stage. As you can see there are some key matches which will commence the Champions League season. Three matches in particular I’d be keen to watch: Ajax v Dynamo Kyiv, Zenit v Auxerre and particularly Sampdoria v Werder Bremen.

6th August 2010 Draw Results

Champions Route: August 17th
Rosenborg BK (NOR) – FC København (DEN)
AC Sparta Praha (CZE) – MŠK Žilina (SVK)

League Route: August 17th
BSC Young Boys (SUI) – Tottenham Hotspur FC (ENG)
FC Zenit St. Petersburg (RUS) – AJ Auxerre (FRA)
FC Dynamo Kyiv (UKR) – AFC Ajax (NED)

Champions Route: August 18th
FC Salzburg (AUT) – Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC (ISR)
FC Basel 1893 (SUI) – FC Sheriff (MDA)
FK Partizan (SRB) – RSC Anderlecht (BEL)

League Route: August 18th
SC Braga (POR) – Sevilla FC (ESP)
SV Werder Bremen (GER) – UC Sampdoria (ITA)

Champions Route: August 24th
Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC (ISR) – FC Salzburg (AUT)
FC Sheriff (MDA) – FC Basel 1893 (SUI)
RSC Anderlecht (BEL) – FK Partizan (SRB)

League Route: August 24th
Sevilla FC (ESP) – SC Braga (POR)
UC Sampdoria (ITA) – SV Werder Bremen (GER)

Champions Route: August 25th
FC København (DEN) – Rosenborg BK (NOR)
MŠK Žilina (SVK) – AC Sparta Praha (CZE)

League Route: August 25th
Tottenham Hotspur FC (ENG) – BSC Young Boys (SUI)
AJ Auxerre (FRA) – FC Zenit St. Petersburg (RUS)
AFC Ajax (NED) – FC Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)

Over the next couple of weeks we will be running a recap on the 2009/10 Champions League season and look forward to this seasons Champions League. What surprises we have in store remain to be seen, but, it’ll be fun to speculate in the meantime!




  • Brenton |  August 9th, 2010 at 1:29 pm


    Samp-Bremen should be a good one, agreed.

    I also think the Sevilla-Braga match will be one to watch, and the Zenit-Auxerre.

  • Andy7 |  August 19th, 2010 at 5:01 am


    I dont think Tottenham will go through. Although they couldnt play any worse in the return leg.


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