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Manchester City Womens captain Steph Houghton is aiming for a treble winning campaign after claiming a league and cup double this week. City secured a second piece of silverware for the club in seven days with the FA Womens Super League title last month that saw them beat defending champions Chelsea 2-0, and Sundays 1-0 victory over Birmingham City in the final of the FA WSL Continental Tyres CupIn tandem with the mens team, City are looking to challenge on a European stage as they prepare to play their first Champions League game on Thursday, October 6 against 2009 finalists Zvezda Perm at the Academy Stadium. The squad are in good spirits and we are very confident, said England international Houghton, who became England captain in January 2014. We have been playing really well for the last 18 months.We know we just have to continue giving those same performances coming into the Champions League.We know its going to be tough, but this is the competition we want to be in and hopefully we can hold our own against the best. City claimed the Super League title for the first time in their history The Blues have lost just one game all season, in the Womens FA Cup, but Houghton is not underestimating the challenge ahead.I think with the WSL we have improved that league, the 28-year-old added. The standard of the league is always improving but the Champions League is a different level.We know we cant give them too many chances, but we have to go and take our own. We have to go and perform, technically we have to be very good on the day.We know its going to be tough but it is an exciting challenge for us and hopefully we can do ok. Lucy Bronze scored the only goal as Manchester City beat Birmingham City 1-0 in the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup final The second leg of Round 32 will see City face a gruelling trip to Russia. However, the City defender remains confident the squads success at home can set them up for the away trip.Its going to be a tough away trip but hopefully we can do the business at home, admitted Houghton, who featured in the 2015 World Cup.Thats what makes this competition so special that you know you have to do the job when you are at home and keep a clean sheet and prevent away goals.When we go over there we still have to performance as best as we can, but hopefully an advantage here will help us.You can watch Englands tour of Bangladesh, plus Premier League football and the Japan Grand Prix on Sky Sports. Upgrade now and enjoy three months at half price! Also See: Dingley: FA in right direction RFU target womens rugby growth Tailor praises Ramsey influence ANZ moves can help England Vapormax 97 Scontate . To be fair, the celebrations are already anything but tame. Nerf ball tricks shots are just the tip of the iceberg for a group that has performed in zero gravity, faced pro-skateboarder Rob Dyrdek and an assembled team on the MTV series "Fantasy Factory", and even hit a basketball trick shot from a passing blimp. Vapormax Flyknit 3 Bianche . "First, I would like to offer my deepest and sincerest apologies for any harm I have inflicted on University of Missouri defensive lineman, Michael Sam," the statement read. http://www.scarpevapormaxscontate.it/vapormax-off-white-italia.html . Dragic was a game-time decision because of a sore right ankle that had kept him out of Wednesdays loss at Utah, but played all but the last 10 seconds of the second half in the first 40-point game for a Phoenix player since Amare Stoudemires 44 on March 19, 2010. Vapormax Plus Grigie . THE THUNDER & PACERS BENCHES: In a nutshell, not impressive at all. Vapormax Plus Rosse . -- Those impatient for the Stanley Cup to return to Canada will have just one team to root for in the NHL playoffs -- the Montreal Canadiens.SUN PEAKS, B.C. - Steve Smith of Nanaimo, B.C., and Vaea Verbeek of North Vancouver, B.C., won the mens and womens titles at the 2014 Canadian mountain bike downhill championships on Sunday. Smith, the overwhelming favorite to win the race, finished in three minutes, 26.73 seconds -- less than two seconds faster than Kyle Sangers of Kingston, Ont. Remi Gauvin of Nanoose Bay, B.C., placed third. "It was a lot for me this year, especially coming back from injury in the spring and going straight to racing the World Cup," Smith said. "This was a great race forr me to come and just go fast, putting some good time on the bike.dddddddddddd The track was great." Verbeek took the womens race in 3:56.00. Casey Brown of Revelstoke, B.C., was second while Jaime Hill of Pemberton, B.C., finished third. Verbeek was competing in just her second event since lacerating her liver two months ago. "I did not have many expectations as to my performance coming back from injury just last week, and I think thats what helped me this weekend," she said. "I just wanted to ride, and go as fast as possible." ' ' '