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Barcelona midfielder Xavi set to join New York City FC in 2016, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to the Spanish radio show El Larguero, Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez is set to join New York City FC in 2016. Last summer, reports surfaced linking the Spain international with the new Major League Soccer franchise – as well … Continue reading

Leeds United fan group set to approach Russell Crowe over club investment

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Leeds LLP, a group that supports fan ownership of Leeds United, has confirmed they will approach New Zealand actor Russell Crowe in order to hold face-to-face talks regarding his possible investment in the club. The Oscar-winner has been a life-long Leeds … Continue reading

PSG defender Marquinhos confirms interest from Barcelona and Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos has confirmed Barcelona and Manchester United tried to sign him last summer. The Brazilian centre-back has been linked with both clubs with reports claiming Barcelona had a big-money bid rejected, while United had a £30 million … Continue reading

Barcelona official blasts current and former players; reveals club secrets

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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During an interview with the Catalan Newspaper Regio 7, Carles Rexach criticized the eating habits of Lionel Messi, the managerial skills of Luis Enrique, passed judgement on current and former Barcelona players while revealing some club secrets. The interview took place last … Continue reading

Luka Modric will not be in Real Madrid’s squad against Villarreal

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed midfielder Luka Modric will not be included in the match day squad against Villarreal on Sunday. Speaking at his pre-match press conference ahead of the league match, Ancelotti expressed that even though the … Continue reading

Barcelona rename training ground ‘Camp Tito Vilanova’ in honor former manager

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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FC Barcelona have officially renamed their first team’s training ground ‘Camp Tito Vilanova’ in honor of their former manager and club legend who passed away in April 2014. Vilanova began his playing career in Barcelona’s youth system before moving on to … Continue reading

Chelsea suspend three fans for alleged involvement in Paris train incident

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Chelsea Football Club have suspended three fans for their alleged involvement in the racial incident which took place in a Paris train station earlier this week. Following the club’s hard-fought 1-1 draw with French champions, Paris Saint-Germain, a shocking video went … Continue reading

Bundesliga considering schedule changes to compete with Premier League

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Despite the public display of opposition to the television model used by the Premier League by supporters of FC Bayern Munich this past weekend (see below), it now appears that the German Bundesliga is contemplating a scheduling change to compete with England’s top … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti confident Real Madrid will return to previous heights

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes his team needs to start playing well again and is confident they will take steps towards improving recent performances this evening against Schalke 04. The Italian boss was speaking ahead of his side’s Champions … Continue reading

Bayern Munich surpass Real Madrid as Champions League favorites

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Before the start of the season, Real Madrid were joint-favorites with Bayern Munich to win the Champions League. Once the competition began, Carlo Ancelotti’s side attempted to prove to the bookmakers that they were the clear favorites by sweeping through the group … Continue reading

Rejuvenated Lionel Messi leading Barcelona’s title charge

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Since making his debut for Barcelona in October 2004, Lionel Messi has mesmerized fans across the globe with his unearthly skills on the pitch. His individual performances have earned him four World Player of the Year awards (Ballon d’Or); and … Continue reading

Torres, Griezmann and Mandzukic set to start for Atletico Madrid against Celta Vigo

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Due to injuries and suspension, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is set to start Fernando Torres, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic together for the first time this season. Atletico will be lacking creativity tomorrow against Celta Vigo due to the … Continue reading

Tim Sherwood appointed new Aston Villa manager

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Aston Villa have confirmed the appointment of Tim Sherwood as the club’s new manager. The former Tottenham boss replaces Paul Lambert, who was sacked via the telephone on Wednesday. Sherwood will not be in charge of Villa on Sunday when … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti refuses to be drawn into Ronaldo birthday party debate

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of Saturday’s match against Deportivo La Coruna, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has refused to be drawn into the debate surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo’s 30th birthday party following last weekend’s 4-0 derby defeat to Atletico Madrid. Ronaldo has faced … Continue reading

Fabio Coentrao added to Real Madrid’s growing injury list

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid have confirmed that defender Fabio Coentrao will miss Saturday’s match against Deportivo La Loruna, as well as next week’s Champions League first leg at FC Shalke 04. The Portugal international joins Sergio Ramos, James Rodriguez, Sami Khedira and Luka Modric … Continue reading

Real Sociedad boss David Moyes discusses his new challenge [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Sky Sports Originals went behind the scenes at Real Sociedad to find out how former Manchester United manager David Moyes is adjusting to life in La Liga. During the twenty-two minute segment, Moyes discusses everything from the difference in officiating in … Continue reading

David Villa scores first goal in New York City FC history

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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David Villa scored the first goal in the history of new Major League Soccer side, New York City FC, during a 2-0 friendly win over the Scottish Premier League club, St. Mirren. The 33-year-old forward broke the scoreless game in … Continue reading

Sami Khedira and James Rodriguez to be fined for attending Ronaldo birthday bash

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to various reports in Spain, Real Madrid are set to fine Sami Khedira and James Rodriguez for attending Cristiano Ronaldo’s 30th birthday party on Saturday night. Madrid officials are not happy that some players and staff chose to attend the birthday bash following … Continue reading