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Robert Lewandowski pronounces himself ready to face Barcelona on Wednesday

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has pronounced himself “ready” to face for the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals against Barcelona on Wednesday The early diagnosis for Lewandowski wasn’t good after the Poland international suffered a concussion and facial fractures during … Continue reading

Iker Casillas brushes off criticism after earning milestone victory

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas stopped a late-game penalty and made several key saves during his side’s 3-2 victory over Sevilla on Saturday. With the win, Casillas equaled legendary shot stopper Andoni Zubizarreta’s record for La Liga victories. Despite continuing to show … Continue reading

Leicester’s Nigel Pearson calls reporter an ‘ostrich’ before storming out of press conference [VIDEO]

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Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson walked out of his post-match press conference Wednesday night after calling a journalist “daft” and “stupid” for asking a question that Pearson was upset with. After watching Leicester City lose 3-1 at home to Chelsea, … Continue reading

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Dani Alves on the verge of contract extension with Barcelona

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After months of positioning on both sides, Dani Alves is on the verge of signing a contract extension with Barcelona. According to various reports from Spain, an agreement has been reached and an official announcement will be made at the … Continue reading

Champions League glory more likely than La Liga title, says Carlo Ancelotti

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Real Madrid Training and Press Conference

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti says his side has a better chance of winning the Champions League than it has of winning La Liga this season. Earlier today, Barcelona opened up a five-point lead over Real Madrid on the league … Continue reading

Borussia Dortmund deny Ilkay Gundogan to Manchester United rumors

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Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has refuted the rumors linking midfielder Ilkay Gundogan with a move to Manchester United. On Friday, the German publication Der Westen claimed the German international would make a move from the Westfalionstadion to Old Trafford in … Continue reading

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema ruled out of decisive Champions League return leg

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Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been ruled out of tomorrow’s decisive Champions League return leg against Atletico Madrid due to a ligament strain in his right knee. The club had previously held hope that the Frenchman would be fit … Continue reading

Manchester United need three players to challenge for the title, says Gary Neville

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Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville believes Manchester United only need to sign three players this summer in order to challenge for the Premier League title next season. United are unlikely to make a late season push for the league’s top … Continue reading

Luis Suarez says he never had a chance to win the Champions League with Liverpool

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Luis Suarez says he is happy to be at Barcelona because he never had a chance to win the Champions League with his previous clubs. The former Liverpool striker left England last summer after leading the Merseyside club to a second … Continue reading

Gareth Bale set to return from injury against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday

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Gareth Bale is set to return to Real Madrid’s starting eleven against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday after sitting out his side’s 3-0 win over Eibar on Saturday. The Welshman had been dealing with a nagging muscle injury for the past few … Continue reading

Sling TV offering 7-day free trial to watch Game of Thrones and HBO

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Sling TV is offering a 7-day free trial to cord cutters to watch live and on-demand HBO programming including the season premieres of Game of Thrones, Veep and Silicon Valley. All three programs debut their new seasons on Sunday night, … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo available this weekend, but Gareth Bale doubtful

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Real Madrid have been informed that the yellow card issued to Cristiano Ronaldo during Wednesday’s 2-0 win over Rayo Vallecano has been rescinded. This means the forward will be available for Saturday’s match against Eibar. Had the appeal been rejected, the … Continue reading

Luis Suarez reveals turning down Real Madrid to sign for Barcelona

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Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has revealed he spurned the advances of Real Madrid in order to make his “dream” move to Barcelona. After completing his reported £75 million move from Liverpool, Suarez had to wait until October to make his Barcelona debut, … Continue reading

Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard benched by Real Madrid Castilla

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Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard has been benched by Real Madrid Castilla for the team’s past two games. The reason the talented teenager has not featured for the club’s reserve side stems from a clause in the player’s contract. Odegaard signed a … Continue reading

Athletic Bilbao forward Iker Muniain ruled out for 6-7 months with ligament tear

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Athletic Bilbao have confirmed they will be without Iker Muniain for six to seven months after tests revealed the forward had suffered a cruciate ligament tear in his left knee. The 22-year-old went down after going in for a challenge with Sevilla’s Ever … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid’s Mario Mandzukic ruled out indefinitely with an ankle injury

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Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic has been ruled out indefinitely with an ankle injury. Diego Simeone informed the media that the player has been carrying the knock for the past ten games but elected to continue playing in spite of … Continue reading

PSG’s Thiago Motta and David Luiz to miss Champions League quarter-final

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Paris Saint-Germain have been dealt a double injury blow heading into next week’s Champions League quarter-final first leg against Barcelona. The French champions will be without the services of David Luiz for four weeks after the Brazilian picked up a … Continue reading

Mats Hummels at the best age for England move, says Franz Beckenbauer

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1. FC Koeln v Borussia Dortmund - Bundesliga

Franz Beckenbauer believes Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels is at the “best age” for a move to England. In 1977, after playing for Bayern Munich, Beckenbauer surprised the world when he accepted a lucrative contract to play in the North American Soccer … Continue reading