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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

Marco Reus extends his contract with Borussia Dortmund until June 2019

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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus has extended his contract with the Bundesliga club until June 30, 2019. The German international had been the subject of endless transfer speculation for quite some time; with the likes of Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and … Continue reading

Sami Khedira will not start another match for Real Madrid, says report

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According to the Spanish radio program El Larguero, midfielder Sami Khedira will not start another match for Real Madrid for the rest of this season. The German international was already set to miss the next three weeks after straining a hamstring during his … Continue reading

Antoine Griezmann reveals why he snubbed Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In an interview with French television, Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has revealed why he turned down an offer from Barcelona earlier in his career. The January player of the month in La Liga told RTL that the Catalan club initially approached … Continue reading

Real Madrid dealt second injury blow as Sergio Ramos ruled out for six weeks

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Real Madrid have been dealt a second injury blow within 48 hours. Defender Sergio Ramos has been ruled out for six weeks after tearing a hamstring in his left leg during Madrid’s 2-1 victory over Sevilla on Wednesday. The injury to … Continue reading

Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez ruled out for two months with a broken foot

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Real Madrid were dealt a huge blow tonight when it was learned that Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez would be ruled out of action for two months with a broken right foot. James suffered the injury in the 26th minute of tonight’s … Continue reading

Jorge Mendes says David de Gea will stay at Manchester United

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David de Gea is set to stay with Manchester United next season, according to the player’s agent Jorge Mendes. “He has one year left on his contract and I think that he will stay in Manchester,” Mendes said during an … Continue reading

Barcelona president named in tax fraud probe regarding Neymar signing

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Earlier today, Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu was named a suspect in a tax fraud probe regarding the signing of Brazilian striker Neymar. A national court judge accepted the request of a state prosecutor to include Bartomeu in the ongoing investigation … Continue reading

Jorge Mendes believes clubs would pay £300 million for Cristiano Ronaldo [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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During an interview with BBC News, super agent Jorge Mendes said he believes if Real Madrid were to decide to sell Cristiano Ronaldo, today, for £300 million, there would be clubs willing to pay the fee. Mendes also reiterated that although Ronaldo … Continue reading

Injury blow for David Moyes as Carlos Vela ruled out for two months

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Real Sociedad coach David Moyes has been struck with a major injury blow as striker Carlos Vela has been ruled out for eight weeks. The Mexico international twisted his knee during Saturday’s 4-1 defeat to Real Madrid and was operated on … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid consider reporting PSG to FIFA for contacting Diego Simeone

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Atletico Madrid are considering reporting Paris Saint-Germain to FIFA for contacting manager Diego Simeone regarding a possible switch to the French club. Simeone has been in charge of Atletico for just over three years, and during that time he has engineered one … Continue reading