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The18 Presents: The First-Ever Champions League Bubble Watch

As domestic leagues across Europe enter the final weeks of their seasons, not only are league titles at stake, but qualification for next season's Champions League is also yet to be resolved.

Only 11 of the 26 automatic qualification spots for the UCL group stage have been officially determined, and more than half of the 55 playoff spots are up for grabs. 

With so many bids up for grabs across the continent, tracking the qualification process can be very difficult. 

While Coaches Continue To Turn Down Spurs, José Mourinho Has Already Landed His Next Gig

AS Roma has named José Mourinho as its new head coach on a three-year contract, the Italian Serie A club announced on Tuesday, 15 days after the Portuguese was sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspur.

The 58-year-old will replace Paulo Fonseca for the start of next season, who Roma announced earlier on Tuesday would leave the club at the end of the current campaign.

Zack Steffen Keeps Clean Sheet In Manchester City’s Carabao Cup Final Triumph

LONDON - Manchester City claimed a record-equalling fourth successive League Cup triumph as Aymeric Laporte's late header sealed a deserved 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

Spurs had soaked up intense City pressure for most of the game to somehow stay in contention at Wembley Stadium. But City finally made the breakthrough in the 82nd minute from an unlikely source as defender Laporte met Kevin de Bruyne's free kick and headed past goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Andrea Agnelli Está Convencido De Que La Superliga Era Una Súper Buena Idea Para Competirle Al Fortnite

Los presidentes del Real Madrid y de la Juventus de Turín, Florentino Pérez y Andrea Agnelli, continúan tratando de justificar la genialidad de su fallida Superliga. Dentro de sus argumentos, dijeron que los jóvenes ya no tienen interés en el fútbol y que la competencia vendría a competirle a videojuegos como Fortnite o Call of Duty".

UEFA Drastically Changed The Champions League Format While The World Fought The Super League

The new UEFA men’s Champions League format in 2024 was quietly announced on Tuesday while all the noise from the Super League drama drowned out any other sound. This new format is, well, a little too similar to the Super League for my liking.

Here are all the details you need to know for the new Champions League format starting in three years (for the men’s competition).

José Mourinho Was Sentenced By His Players

In a dressing room like Tottenham's, it's not enough to have the stars on your side. The kind farewells to José Mourinho from Harry Kane and Son Heung-min, Spurs' two best players, don’t mean much if the rest of the squad doesn't follow their example. 

José Mourinho, according to The Times on Wednesday, could have been sentenced by the fears of the board, led by Daniel Levy, that the Portuguese had lost control of the dressing room, and thus compromised the short-term objectives: the Carabao Cup final and the qualification to European competitions next season.

Super League Collapses In Rare Triumph Of Fans Over Greed

MANCHESTER, England — The European Super League collapsed on Wednesday as eight of the 12 founding members from England, Italy and Spain abandoned the breakaway project under massive pressure from fans, politicians, soccer officials and even the British royals.

Founder and Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli told Reuters he was reluctantly calling time on the new league after six English clubs withdrew on Tuesday, with Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid following suit and AC Milan indicating they would too.

Hasta Nunca: La Superliga Se Cae A Pedazos

Todo proyecto en PowerPoint, basado en números y proyecciones que no consideran la voz de la calle merece una muerte lenta y humillante. Más aún si esa idea está solo destinada a engordar los obesos bolsillos de los súper ricos. Por lo mismo, es imposible esconder la sensación de placer al ver cómo comienza a colapsar la idea de la Superliga de Europa.

The Fans Are Winning: Clubs Begin Withdrawing From Super League Less Than 72 Hours Later

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City started the process of withdrawing from the breakaway European Super League on Tuesday less than 72 hours after agreeing to join, with Chelsea also reported to be quitting in a major blow for the proposed new competition.

City confirmed they wanted to pull out while fellow English club Chelsea were reported by local media to be preparing the paperwork to leave a project backed by U.S. investment bank JP Morgan and headed by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.

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