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Sir ALEX FERGUSON cannot wait for Sunday’s Barclays Premier League derby showdown with leaders Manchester City.
Manchester City are finally up and running in the Champions League after snatching a last-gasp 2-1 win over Villarreal last night.
Arsene WENGER is looking forward to another Champions League outing in Marseille tonight after admitting his side play with more freedom in Europe.
Sir ALEX FERGUSON believes Wayne Rooney proved on Saturday that there is no need to leave him on the bench again in Romania tonight.
David SILVA is convinced Manchester City will still make their mark in the Champions League despite making life difficult for themselves.
Arsenal laboured to a 1-0 win over Udinese in the first leg of their Champions League play-off at Emirates Stadium, which left more questions than answers over life after Cesc Fabregas.
RANGERS crashed out of the Champions League qualifying stages last night as poor discipline saw the Ibrox side reduced to nine men and unable to defend the 1-0 lead they held thanks to Nikica Jelavic's 23rd-minute strike.
THERE are six million good reasons why Rangers' stumbling performance on Tuesday night, which took them to the edge of the Champions League qualifying precipice, would have been the source of considerable dismay inside the Ibrox boardroom.
Daniel Larsson insists Malmo will be fully prepared for an onslaught from Rangers next week as both clubs battle to remain in the Champions League.
Rangers' Champions League hopes were left hanging in the balance tonight after they suffered defeat to Swedish outfit Malmo at Ibrox.
ALLY McCOIST last night admitted to having concerns over the lame start to his reign as Rangers manager but bullishly insisted he can recover quickly by achieving a feat never before accomplished by any of his predecessors in the job.
Powerless to prevent the goal, he did make two crucial saves from Wilton Figueiredo in the second half. 8/10
WHATEVER their aesthetic shortcomings in recent years, however unspectacular they may be, there has invariably been one quality you could rely on Rangers to display: solidity.
IT MAY have been a glorious summer evening in Glasgow last night but the first storm clouds of Ally McCoist's tenure as Rangers manager gathered regardless as his bid to reach the group stage of the Champions League got off to a bleak start.
JUST as the Champions League group stage is the land of milk and honey for European clubs, so the path leading towards it can prove to be the cruelest form of footballing purgatory.
MALMO head coach Rikard Norling has heaped pressure on Rangers and insisted they are favourites to come out on top in their Champions League qualifier.
RANGERS captain David Weir has dismissed the notion of his appearances for the club being rationed this season, as he gets ready for a European campaign which could see him become the oldest outfield player in the history of the Champions League competition.
STEVEN Davis has urged Rangers to put their Clydesdale Bank Premier League opener against Hearts behind them by bouncing back with a win over Malmo in the Champions League.