Date: 24th August 2006 at 6:03pm
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Manchester United have drawn what on paper, could look like an average group for this years Champions League group stage.

Yet again United and Benfica will meet, however one of the best reported stories I am sure will be the fact that The Reds will now face Scottish champions Celtic. It’s just a shame Roy Keane isn’t still there, that would have been fun!

Making up the final draw is FC Copenhagen, whilst one of the lower quality teams that could have come from the draw, will sure to be no pushover.

The others:

Chelsea: Interesting group that one, obviously Barca will mean more great football on UK TV, even if we have to listen to Jose complaining every 5 minutes. Apart from the Spanish giants, tough games at Werder Bremen and Levski Sofia await last years league winners.

RedScouse: There aren’t any ‘easy’ games in the Champions League and this proves it. Liverpool have drawn some awkward looking ties against PSV, Bordeux and I’m sure they’ll be looking forward to their trip to Turkey to face Galatasaray.

Arsenal: Last years Cup finalists will face Moaninho’s old team Porto, along with Red-Rom’s Russian toy CSKA Moscow. Hamburg make up the last of Group G.

So who’s going to go through, will we race through our group. Are you looking forward to the England V Scotland tie? Let us know!