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Archives: Barcelona

Barcelona Appoint Gerardo Martino As Successor to Tito Vilanova: Nightly Soccer Report

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Gerardo Martino

Tata will replace Tito. Barcelona have appointed Gerardo “Tata” Martino as the successor to Tito Vilanova. The new Barca manager was recommended by Lionel Messi after impressing at Argentine club Newell’s Old Boys both as a player and manager. Read … Continue reading

Manchester United Make Improved Bid Of £30m Plus Add-Ons For Cesc Fabregas: Daily Soccer Report

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Manchester United have reportedly made an improved bid of £30million plus add-ons for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas, according to Sky Sports. The Red Devils are not giving up the chase for the Spanish midfield maestro despite the fact that the … Continue reading

Tito Vilanova Steps Down As Barcelona Manager Due to Ill Health

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UPDATED: Barcelona have announced that manager Tito Vilanova will step down in charge of the team due to ill health. A press conference was convened this afternoon where club officials revealed that Vilanova has had a relapse from his parotid gland … Continue reading

Barcelona Rule Out Cesc Fabregas Transfer, While Man United Still Remain Hopeful

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Barcelona’s club vice-president has ruled out Cesc Fabregas leaving the Spanish club this summer. “Barca can ensure they will not entertain any offers for Cesc,” said Barcelona vice-president Josep Maria Bartomeu, as quoted in The Guardian newspaper. “He is completely non-transferable.” … Continue reading

Barcelona Need Cash From Cesc Fábregas Sale to Manchester United: Nightly Soccer Report

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There’s an interesting development in the Cesc Fabregas to Manchester United transfer saga tonight as The Guardian is reporting that Barcelona need the cash from the sale of Fabregas to help the club’s coffers after all of the money they’ve spent in … Continue reading

Cesc Fabregas Rejects Man United; Wants to Stay at Barcelona, Says Vilanova: Daily Soccer Report

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The ball is firmly in Cesc Fabregas’s court regarding where his future lies. Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova says that Fabregas wants to stay at Barcelona. The Guardian newspaper reports that Fabregas would consider a move to Manchester United, while Sky Sports is … Continue reading

David Moyes Is Setting Himself Up For A Fall By Pursuing Cesc Fabregas

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David Moyes is certainly intent on showing us who the boss is at Manchester United. In his most authoritative move so far, the former Everton boss has made it abundantly clear that Wayne Rooney is going nowhere under his watch. … Continue reading

Bayern Munich Agree £21.6m Deal for Barcelona’s Thiago Alcântara: Nightly Soccer Report

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FUSSBALL - Audi Cup 2011, Barcelona vs Porto Alegre

Pep Guardiola has signed one of his young stars from Barcelona in a £21.6million four-year deal that’ll see Thiago Alcantara move to Bayern Munich instead of Manchester United. Thiago, 22, was one of the stars of the Spain u-21 side … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Agree Deal For David Villa, Dashing Tottenham’s Dreams

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David Villa

Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal with Barcelona to sign David Villa pending the Spanish striker passing a medal and agreeing personal terms, Atletico said today. The news will come as a blow to Tottenham Hotspur who were strongly linked … Continue reading

Are Spain A Better Side Without Xabi Alonso?

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Are Spain a better side without Xabi Alonso? First and foremost, pondering this question is in no way a slant on Xabi Alonso’s ability. His record speaks for itself anyway: Champions League, double European Championships and World Cup winners medals make … Continue reading

Manchester United in Battle to Prise Thiago From Barcelona: Nightly Soccer Report

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FUSSBALL - Audi Cup 2011, Barcelona vs Porto Alegre

Manchester United are in a tussle to try to sign Thiago Alcântara from Barcelona after the midfielder has been one of the stars of the u-21 European Championship tournament. David Moyes is reportedly interested in triggering the £17million release clause to … Continue reading

Regardless of His Talent, Neymar’s Move to Barcelona is Still a Gamble

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Two weeks ago was an exciting day for football and could quite well go down as a date in history where another divine footballing marriage was sealed. That was the day when Brazil’s most prodigious talent since Ronaldo — Neymar … Continue reading

Why The Fuss About Brazil’s Neymar Is Well-Deserved

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The protracted transfer of Santos and Brazil’s flamboyant forward Neymar came to a closure recently when he formally joined Barcelona for a reported transfer fee of $75 million on a five-year contract. Even though Barcelona had made a down payment of … Continue reading

José Mourinho Damaged Spanish Football, Says Andrés Iniesta: Daily Soccer Report

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Real Madrid Training & Press Conference

Spain and Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta shared his disgust for Jose Mourinho and his brand of football during an interview today with El Pais newspaper. Here’s what he’s quoted as saying: “You just have to look at the facts. Yes he … Continue reading

Real Sociedad Seal Champions League Spot as Barcelona Reach 100 Points

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Barcelona reached 100 points on the final day of the season in Spain, while Jose Mourinho signed off with a win. Real Sociedad pipped Valencia to the final Champions League place, but Mallorca, Zaragoza and Deportivo La Coruna were all … Continue reading

Win Keeps Barcelona On Course For Century

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Barcelona remained on course to register 100 points as champions, but with the title race settled, the interest in La Liga has shifted to the battle for European qualification. Last weekend, an early Pedro Rodriguez strike and a Marc Valiente … Continue reading

Barcelona Seal La Liga Title Win

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Barcelona were crowned Spanish champions for the fourth time in five years after Real Madrid could only draw 1-1 with Espanyol on Sunday. The Catalans celebrated their success with a 2-1 win at third placed Atletico Madrid on Sunday. Atletico … Continue reading

Manchester United Make Shock Move For Former Arsenal Captain Cesc Fabregas: The Daily EPL

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Manchester United are prepared to make a huge signal of intent by signing Barcelona’s Cesc Fabregas as David Moyes’s first new player of the season, according to the Evening Standard newspaper. United have reportedly been in contact with Barcelona regarding the … Continue reading