Manchester United, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich – all the greatest club teams in history have held the world-famous trophy, and many more seek to do the same.

Just how do teams qualify for this prestigious tournament and how does the draw work? We’ll explain all this and more right here.

What is the format of the Champions League?

As a competition featuring a large number of teams from different countries, the format of the UEFA Champions League can, at first, seem a little bit complex.

The Countries and Teams of the Champions League

Of the 53 countries that enter teams into the UEFA Champions League, some have had more success over the years than others.

A (Condensed) History of the Champions League

The UEFA Champions League is one of the most fiercely-contested and well-respected club competitions in the world.

Top articles from The Champions League

latest articles from The Champions League

The Formidable Five of the Champions League

Of the many teams who have won the UEFA Champions League, five of those stand apart from the rest for having won the competition five or more times.

The Winning Managers of The Champions League

As of March 2016, 39 managers have won the UEFA Champions League. Yet when it comes to choosing the best Champions League managers of all time, the 10 on this list arguably stand head and shoulder above the rest.

How Many Teams Qualify for The Champions League

The top clubs in Europe play in the Champions League. For its clubs to be eligible, a football association must be a member of UEFA

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How are the odds calculated in football betting?

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Football betting tips: Advanced

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If you’ve mastered the basics of football betting, you may feel ready to take it to the next level. While there is no such thing as a sure-fire system, there...
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Football betting tips: For beginners

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If you’re new to betting, it would be smart to learn a thing or two before you pick who you are going to stake your money on. Fortunately, there are...
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What are the different types of ‘specials’ in football betting?

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You know the score – literally: betting in football largely revolves around predicting which team will outscore the other. When it comes to the specials market however, you’re able to...