Up for the Cup?

27 02 2009

If there was any ever doubt that UEFA needs to revamp the format of its cup competitions, then just pick up this morning’s newspapers and peruse the starting line-ups of Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur. After battling through the muddled group stages that required jetting across the continent to reach the knockout phase, both teams have reprioritised at the business end of the season, and Europe’s second best club competition doesn’t rate highly on either teams’ interests. Read the rest of this entry »