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World Cup 2010: Spain Holds On For A 1-0 Victory Over Germany Despite Their Dominance

Posted on by Andy Pineda

David Villa became the talisman for the Spanish national football team, scoring five of Spain’s six goals in the tournament.  Xavi Hernández and Andrés Iniesta controlled the midfield with their incisive passing and ball possession.  Fernando Torres could not get … Continue reading

Inter’s plan – keep Maicon, sell Balotelli, buy Cavani

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Inter Milan have begun to turn in different directions this transfer market, while at first the nerazzurri were bargaining with Real Madrid about Maicon, now it seems like Balotelli could leave for Manchester City. The European champions would have to … Continue reading

What Next For Inter After Winning The Champions League?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

It is quite early to discuss next season’s Champions League particularly with the World Cup looming ahead but Inter’s historic treble was much more than a great achievement. It proved once again how difficult it is to repeat as a … Continue reading

Diego Milito: Inter’s Hero As Nerazzurri Complete Historic Treble

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Inter have succeeded in completing a historic treble and credit must be given to everyone at the club from president Massimo Moratti for his persistence in pursuing the dream of emulating his father by winning the Champions League to Jose … Continue reading

Is Mourinho Gone for Good?

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Inter Milan have won the Champions League, they’ve conquered the greatest trophy in European club football, breaking a curse of 44 years. The Champions League was the third and final trophy necessary for the famed treble which only 6 clubs … Continue reading

What David Villa’s Transfer to FC Barcelona Means For Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The rumors, for once, came to fruition, as FC Barcelona will pay a transfer fee of €40 million to Valencia for Spanish international striker David Villa.  This tango (or the sardana for a more local, Catalunyan flair) danced by the … Continue reading

Barcelona Win La Liga

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The Catalan giants have succeeded in defending their league title and will end the season on a high note despite losing in the Champions League semi-final to Inter and being eliminated from the Copa del Rey earlier in the season. … Continue reading

Will Jose Mourinho Leave Inter For Spain?

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Inter coach Jose Mourinho has indicated on more than one occasion his desire to take charge of an elite club in Spain, a hint most likely directed towards Real Madrid since he has quite a tense relationship with Barcelona. Only … Continue reading

Barcelona & Real Madrid Win To Maintain Status Quo

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La Liga leaders Barcelona escaped with a 3-2 win from Sevilla after what appeared to be a rout at one point turned into a nerve-wracking end to an entertaining match. On the other hand, Real Madrid dismantled Athletic Bilbao 5-1 … Continue reading

Real Madrid Away Shirt, 2010-11 Season: Leaked Photo

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A photo of what is presumably Real Madrid’s away jersey for the 2010-11 season has been leaked. The new shirt is navy blue with fluorescent green and white trim. It also looks like sun rays beaming from the Real Madrid … Continue reading

World Cup Legends #1: Just Fontaine

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Despite the superstars that have graced the World Cup over the decades, there is one record that may never be beaten by any player ever again. Only 3 times has a player scored double figures in a World Cup tournament, … Continue reading

Real Madrid Home Shirt for 2010-11 Season: Leaked Photo

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A photograph of Real Madrid’s new home shirt for the 2010-11 season has been leaked. The new design, featuring blue trim on a white shirt designed and manufactured by Adidas, is a lot smarter than the current Real Madrid home … Continue reading

Inter Milan Completes The Italian Job on Barcelona in the Champions League

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The sprinklers rose up from the pitch and sprayed the Inter Milan players and staff.  The Barcelona anthem, “Cant del Barça,” blared through the loudspeakers as the Culés did not know whether to clap off their Blaugrana heroes or vehemently … Continue reading

ESPN Deportes Scores Big with El Clásico

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Last Saturday’s telecast of El Clásico between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu was the highest-rated and most-watched program on Spanish-language cable television this year. El Clásico was seen on ESPN Deportes by an average of … Continue reading