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Author Archives: Peter Quinn

About Peter Quinn

Although a college basketball coach for sixteen years on the NCAA Division I and II levels, Peter has been an avid football fan for more than half his life. He considers himself a student of coaching and team management. As well as coaching, Peter has spent time working in Sports Information at various colleges and universities. His articles on European football have been picked up by International Business Times UK and USA Today. Twitter: @CoachPeteQuinn

Martin Odegaard likely to debut for Real Madrid Castilla on February 1st

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OdegaardRMFC

Norway international Martin Odegaard will not be making his debut for Real Madrid Castilla this weekend. Coach Zinedine Zidane has not named the 16-year-old prodigy in his squad for the local derby against Fuenlabrada at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano. … Continue reading

Real Madrid officially announce the signing of Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva

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Real Madrid have officially announced the signing of Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva. The Brazilian has penned an agreement which will see him remain with the ten-time champions of Europe until June 30, 2020. Silva will be unveiled in the Santiago … Continue reading

Barcelona want new shirt design to sell more than Real Madrid and Manchester United

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BarcelonaJerseys

Barcelona are hoping that their new Nike kits with hoops will help the club out-sell rivals Real Madrid and Manchester United. Photos were leaked in December showing a controversial new jersey design that would dispense with the club’s 115-year history of wearing stripes at the start … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal admits that playing 4-4-2 has made his a** twitch [VIDEO]

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Manchester United Press Conference

Over the course of his managerial career, Louis van Gaal has never shied away from expressing his opinion and the Dutchman has continued that trend since his arrival at Old Trafford last summer. While former United boss Sir Alex Ferguson gained … Continue reading

Martin Odegaard says Real Madrid was the best option for his career development

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OdegaardMadrid

Real Madrid unveiled its latest signing today as Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard was presented to the world at the club’s training ground. The 16-year-old prodigy told the assembled media that the Spanish giant was the best option for the development of his … Continue reading

Mohamed Salah representatives in talks with Chelsea and AS Roma over move to Italy

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Salah

Various reports from Italy and England are stating that representatives of AS Roma, Chelsea and Blues midfielder Mohamed Salah are in talks over a proposed move to Italy. Manager Jose Mourinho is rumored to be attempting to orchestrate deals which … Continue reading

Lionel Messi on fire since being benched against Real Sociedad

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Luis Enrique started an enormous storm when he decided to start Lionel Messi on the bench against Real Sociedad during Barcelona’s match following the winter break. The manager was already being questioned about his decision-making and tactics during the club’s … Continue reading

Real Madrid preparing to announce the signing of Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva

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Silva

The on-going transfer saga between Real Madrid and Brasileiro league winners Cruzeiro appears to be coming to a conclusion. According to numerous reports from Spain, the two clubs are finalizing an agreement which will see the Brazilian league’s defensive midfielder of the … Continue reading

Real Madrid announce signing of Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard

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Odegaard

Real Madrid have officially announced the signing of Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard. The 16-year-old attacking midfielder is one of the most sought-after talents in the sport and over the past six months had been the VIP guest of numerous European … Continue reading

Jurgen Klopp confident Borussia Dortmund will stay up and that star players will remain

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Klopp

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has expressed his confidence in his current side’s ability to stay in the Bundesliga and also conveyed that he believes his star players will remain at the club next season, in an interview with the German … Continue reading

Fernando Torres set to start for Atleti vs Barcelona with Mario Mandzukic on the bench

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TorresRealMadrid

Prior to today’s Copa del Rey quarter-final against Barcelona (4pm ET on beIN SPORTS in the USA), manager Diego Simeone had been reportedly been training his squad with an attacking trident formed by Fernando Torres, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic. … Continue reading

Chinese businessman Wang Jianlin now owns 20% stake in Atletico Madrid

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AtleticoInvestment

What has been rumored for the past few days has come to fruition. Chinese businessman Wang Jianlin, owner of the Dalian Wanda Group, now owns 20% of Atletico Madrid shares after investing a reported 45 million euros (£35 million) in … Continue reading

Barcelona Believes It Has Found Loopholes to Circumvent Transfer Ban

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Barca

Barcelona officials are currently examining options that would allow the La Liga giant to sign players this year, despite a FIFA-imposed embargo that prevents the club from buying players until January 2016. The Catalan daily SPORT claims that Barcelona lawyers have uncovered two … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo Admits Rivalry With Messi Plays A Role In His Motivation

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Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo admitted today that the personal competition between himself and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi plays a role in his desire to become the best player in the history of the sport, per an article published in France Football. During the … Continue reading

Diego Simeone Says He Will Stay At Atletico Madrid Provided The Club Keeps Growing

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Simeone

During a recent interview with Radio America 1190, manager Diego Simeone was asked about the speculation concerning his future with Atletico Madrid. The Argentine boss is perhaps the hottest managerial property in world soccer and speculation has been that the 44-year-old could … Continue reading

Real Madrid To Finalize Deal For Norwegian Wonderkid Martin Odegaard This Week

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Odegaard

Two weeks ago, Norwegian prodigy Martin Odegaard began training with Real Madrid. The 16-year-old traveled with his father and agent to the Spain capital in order to tour the club’s facilities and to take part in sessions with Castilla (Real … Continue reading

Messi, Neymar and Suarez Are Beginning To Fire On All Cylinders at Barcelona

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BigThreeBarca

There was great anticipation around the Camp Nou heading into the this season. Barcelona’s summer signing of Luis Suarez from Liverpool meant the Catalan club had a potential starting eleven which could boast the talents of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Suarez all … Continue reading

Manchester United Still Searching For Balance In Team Full Of Stars

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VanGaal

At the start of the 2011-2012 season, Manchester United were running rampant over their opponents. Beginning with their US Tour, the club were not only beating the competition, at times they were displaying an attacking flair which was rarely seen in … Continue reading