Where was the Champions League final played in 2012?
The final was played at Wembley Stadium in London, England, in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the formation of England’s Football Association, the world’s oldest football association.
When does the 2012-13 Football League season start?
The 2012–13 Football League Championship (known as the npower Championship for sponsorship reasons) was the ninth season of the league under its current title and twentieth season under its current league division format. The season began on 17 August 2012 with promotion candidates Cardiff City hosting newly promoted Huddersfield Town…
How are the 32 teams in the Champions League allocated?
The 32 teams were allocated into four pots based on their 2012 UEFA club coefficients, with the title holders, Chelsea, being placed in Pot 1 automatically. They were drawn into eight groups of four, with the restriction that teams from the same association could not be drawn against each other.
How many divisions are there in the Football League?
The Football League is contested through three Divisions: the Championship, League One and League Two. The winner and the runner up of the League Championship are automatically promoted to the Premier League and they will are joined by the winner of the Championship playoff.
Who was the winner of the Europa League in 2012?
As winners, Newcastle United took part in the 2012 UEFA Super Cup, losing 4–1 to Atlético Madrid, the winners of the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League.
What’s the prize money for winning the Champions League?
For the 2012–13 season, UEFA awarded €2.1 million to each team in the play-off round. For reaching the group stage, UEFA awarded a base fee of €8.6 million. A win in the group was awarded €1 million and a draw was worth €500,000.
Turn the clock back to 2012 and relive the build-up, the drama of the final itself and all the post-match reaction as Chelsea claimed Champions League glory in Munich.
Is the knockout format in the Champions League a success?
The knockout format, which involved one-off games from the quarter-final stage in a single city, in this case Lisbon, can be judged a success by any measure.
Who was the first team to win every game in the Champions League?
Bayern are the first team to win every game in a single Champions League campaign and produced the performance of the tournament, thrashing Barcelona 8-2 in the quarter-finals as well as demolishing Tottenham 7-2 on their own ground in the group stage. Some may question this enforced new format. Did it work? Did it devalue the tournament? Yes.
How does order work in the Champions League?
If two or more clubs are level on points, alphabetical order is applied based on full club names until teams have played each other twice, at which point the competition regulations are applied.