Champions League Manager 97/98 – Match Week 5 | @NTR9798

Hello champ man lovers! and welcome once again to your weekly dose of elite European action with the blog squad. This week we have eleven matches for you, with the one remaining League Cup quarter final sandwiched between two rounds of league fixtures. After a strong start by Ross’ Man Utd ‘99, it’s currently Zak and his undefeated Marseille ‘93 side sitting pretty at the top of the pile, but can he extend his run for another week?

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Champions League Manager 97/98 – Match Week 3 | @NTR9798

Hello once again, and welcome to match week 3 of the most prestigious club competition in CM9798 Land. The League (or Coca-Cola) Cup matches are coming thick and fast at the minute and we begin with the 3rd round matches followed by the 4th round of league matches.

Dean got us off and running as he hosted Alloa, who went 40 minutes without conceding but the relentless Ajax pressure paid off as Overmars and Finidi gave them a 2-0 half time lead. Dean brought my boy Martijn Reuser on for the 2nd half and he grabbed the opportunity with both hands to make it 3-0. An Alloa goal followed after their only effort on target, but it was straightforward stuff for Ajax in the end, and they could even afford for Clarence Seedorf to miss a penalty late on.

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Champions League Manager 97/98 – Match Week 1 | @NTR9798

Hello! The wait is finally over and I can officially welcome you to the first episode of Champions League Manager 97/98. We’ve stripped all of the teams out of the Scottish premier league and replaced them with nine champions league-winning teams from the 90’s, and one from the noughties. Each team will be managed by a member of our blog squad and it will be a bloodbath to see who comes out on top. We played and recorded the first two rounds of fixtures on Tuesday night, and this is how it played out…

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Champions League Manager 97/98 – Meet The Teams: Man Utd 1999 & Bayern Munich 2001

It’s the final preview episode before the first weeks of the season tomorrow. Here’s Nick with the latest…

As a Leeds fan, this team would have been the last one that Ross (@RossBell1984) would have wanted to draw, but can he put his club rivalry aside and steer the 1999 treble winners to glory? Here’s the man himself…

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Champions League Manager 97/98 – Meet The Teams: Ajax 1995 & Juventus 1996 | @NTR9798

Here’s Nick with today’s two challengers – Deano and Matt

Here’s another relatively new member of our blog squad, Dean Emson (@emsonite). Dean is currently writing his cracking Wrexham blog, and has been handed the much-fancied Ajax side of 1995 (minus Frank Rijkaard) for this contest. Here are his thoughts…

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Champions League Manager 97/98 – Meet The Teams: Marseille 1993 & AC Milan 1994 | @NTR9798

All week we’ll be hearing from the managers involved in Champions League Manager which kicks off on Friday. Over to Nick with today’s introduction…

Happy Monday everyone! Here’s one of the newest members of our blog team, Zak Brockman (@cornishzak) with his take on Marseille 1993. You will know Zak from his Re-United CM01/02 blog, and for his great work in helping Dave with the second CM97/98 Lockdown Challenge. Over to Zak…

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