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Tag Archives: Gareth Bale

Read Our Progress Report on Real Madrid’s Performances After 11 Gameweeks

Posted on by Patrick Baratta
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As the La Liga title gets closer and closer, one squad is beginning to stand apart from the rest. Real Madrid has been firing on all cylinders due to a continued run of superb form from talisman Cristiano Ronaldo. Their … Continue reading

Patience Necessary For Ancelotti And His New Real Madrid Talents

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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Before the final whistle had sounded, the brow-furrowing and hand-wringing and calls for Carlo Ancelotti’s head had already begun. Real Madrid, looking less than resplendent in their hot pink away kits, were staring at a 4-2 defeat at the hands … Continue reading

Analyzing The Success of Clubs Spending Their Financial War Chest From Big Player Sales

Posted on by Ben Rosener
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Every off-season a big name is sold in European football – often even two or three. From Tottenham selling Gareth Bale to Porto moving James Rodriguez and Joao Moutinho to Monaco, players are sold for huge sums of money. While … Continue reading

Real Madrid Will Have To Pay More Than Gareth Bale Transfer Fee To Sign Luis Suarez

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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If Spanish newspaper Marca is to be believed, Real Madrid is interested in signing Liverpool forward Luis Suarez. But if the UEFA Champions League winners want to sign the mercurial Uruguayan striker, the club will have to pay more what … Continue reading

Why Last Summer’s Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez Transfer Sagas Are Not Comparable

Posted on by Richard Sunley
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As Liverpool edge towards an improbable league title and Tottenham fade away, many have taken the opportunity to compare the differing fortunes of the two clubs. Both teams started the season having finished outside the top four and were looking … Continue reading

Barcelona and Real Madrid El Clasico Preview: More Than A Match

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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This Saturday will mark this season’s first head-to-head encounter between Barcelona and Real Madrid. You will hear from various media outlets that this match is “arguably” the biggest game in all of sports. But there is no argument. This is … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Old Trafford Is No Longer the Dream Destination for Young Talent

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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After Manchester United wrapped up a nervy three points against the Premier League’s bottom club on Saturday, many people were quick to praise the display of 18-year-old, Adnan Januzaj. The young Belgian showed a rare combination of skill and poise … Continue reading

Top 10 Players Likely to Leave Their Premier League Clubs This Summer

Posted on by Jad
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We’ve already seen several key signings by Premier League clubs this summer with many new prospects coming in from La Liga. But in reality, we’re also going to probably see several key players leave their Premier League clubs this summer. … Continue reading

Fourth Place Is Not Enough For Arsenal

Posted on by Jack Flahavan
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In the 52nd minute at St. James’ Park, the inevitable happened. Arsenal scored. Not many would have banked on the rejuvenated Laurent Koscielny to break the deadlock in such a fine fashion, putting his team firmly in the driving seat … Continue reading

The Ten Commandments for a Successful International Friendly

Posted on by Robert Hay

I had the fortune of attending the DC United and Paris Saint-Germain friendly this past weekend, one which this site has covered fairly extensively due to the debut of Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the French side.  The game, as has been noted, was … Continue reading

The Best Premier League Starting XI of 2010

Posted on by Jesse Chula

Ah, it’s that time of the year again and I simply love it. No, not Christmas, but the end of the year lists that all end up being about the same everywhere you look. Seriously, I think every music magazine … Continue reading

So Who Should Tottenham Look To Buy In January?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Harry Redknapp was right to be bullish after Saturdays amazing fight back against Arsenal at the Emirates, for too long Tottenham have promised much and delivered little. Spending wise Tottenham have ploughed millions in the club with little real achievement … Continue reading

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 13

Posted on by Jesse Chula

The funny thing about the Premier League is that you never quite know how things will turn out until matters play out on the pitch. Before the weekend, many were waxing poetic on Chelsea’s very realistic chance of thrashing Sunderland … Continue reading

Fantasy League Tips Gameweek 11

Posted on by Stuart Webb

Phew!! Well what can I say? If it hadn’t been for the antics of Nani and the reliable consistency of Charlie Adam, last week’s effort would have been disastrous. This could end up being a cryptic tips column where doing … Continue reading

Highs And Lows For Italian Sides In Champions League

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

This Champions League midweek had some highs and some lows for the Italian sides in the tournament. And if you’re interested in awesome match reports and other Champions League news, be sure to visit my latest article on Champions League … Continue reading

Real Madrid Grab Last-Gasp Goal For 2-2 Draw

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

After a truly fantastic matchday of Champions League action, there are so many things to review, especially after so many goals were scored. There were 53 goals scored in all 16 matches of the Champions League this midweek, that’s an … Continue reading

How Good Is Gareth Bale?

Posted on by James Beckett

Once again Gareth Bale starred for Tottenham in the Champions League, with two stunning assists that helped the Champions League new-boys to a memorable 3-1 win over the tournament holders Inter Milan. Bale had already sent out a warning to … Continue reading

Van der Vaart To Bring The Good Times to Tottenham?

Posted on by James Beckett

Just yesterday I claimed that Tottenham needed to strengthen if they were going to challenge in Europe and domestically this season. While I thought a big name signing was unlikely I have been proved wrong in spectacular circumstances as Harry … Continue reading