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Zhang Jindong said on Tuesday that Inter’s return to Champions League football was just the “first step” in their plan to return the Italian team to past glory. “First of all, I want to congratulate you all for this great achievement!” Zhang wrote in an open letter to Inter that was published on the club’s [...]

We have the first tangible sign of what qualifying for the Champions League next season means financially to Inter as Marco Tronchetti Provera, the chief executive of Pirelli has revealed that Inter’s Champions League qualification will mean the tire manufacturer’s sponsorship will be upgraded. “Sponsorship has more value in a European context. For someone who [...]

Champions League Here We Come

Inter completed the most incredible, dramatic turnaround in Rome on Sunday to beat 10-man Lazio 3-2 and enter the Champions League. For 77 minutes Inter were second best on the night. Lazio had went ahead in the ninth minute when Adam Marusic’s strike was heading for the corner flag before it smacked Ivan Perisic in [...]

On this day in 2010, Inter beat Bayern Munich 2-0 in the Champions League final to secure a historic Treble. The Nerazzurri had won three Scudetti in a row under Roberto Mancini, but he was replaced by Jose Mourinho with the intention of conquering Europe. The Portuguese fell short in his first season, losing to [...]

While the transfers will get the short-term attention of the media and fans, Uefa made a change to the Champions League qualification on Friday that could have a profound impact on Inter. Uefa has announced that the top four European leagues, currently La Liga, the Bundesliga, Premier League and Serie A, will see four teams [...]

Ahead of the new Serie A season, Inter president Erick Thohir has been talking to the media, and the Inter boss seems surprisingly confident about the upcoming season: “I’m optimistic that Roberto Mancini is the best choice for Inter with his past successes. Perhaps many people regard the results of the pre-season negatively but what [...]

The Hunt for Champions League Football

As we advance into the last month of the Serie A season, the race for the final Champions League spot is up for grabs by at least four different clubs. Juventus and AC Milan are currently dueling for the Scudetto, amassing 77 and 74 points respectively. After those two clubs, third through sixth place is [...]

Two goals from Diego Milito gave Inter a huge 2-1 come from behind win over Siena tonight. The win, combined with Lazio’s loss in Turin against Juventus keeps Inter’s slim Champions League dreams alive. It all seemed to go wrong early for Inter tonight though when Siena took the lead after only six minutes when [...]

Inter Out Of Champions League

Inter’s chance chance to rescue a miserable season came to and tonight and they beat Marseille 2-1 on the night, but went out on away goals. Diego Milito’s scrappy 75th-minute goal appeared enough to force extra-time at least. But Brandao then scored a goal from nothing in the second minute of stoppage time, and even [...]

Inter Names Its Champions League Squad

Inter has submitted the 31 members of its squad for the round of 16 knockout stage next month. The list includes 3 club-trained players, 4 association-trained players and 8 List B (youth) players. It is good to see Diego Forlan finally in the squad. Inter Milan Champions League Squad 1 Julio Cesar; 4 Javier Zanetti; [...]