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Spain 2010 World Cup run turned me into a Barcelona supporter

Growing up, I played soccer religiously. Practice happened three times a week, and then there was a game on Saturday. Oftentimes, there was a tournament at the weekend, so that took up all of my time. You would see teams sponsored by clubs from Europe. Everton and Celtic are two teams that stood out as […]

Xabi Alonso favorite to replace Ancelotti at Real Madrid

Real Madrid has named Xabi Alonso as the frontrunner to succeed manager Carlo Ancelotti at the club. Ancelotti is currently in the final year of his contract with the Spanish giants. Although team officials are happy with the veteran Italian coach, Ancelotti is expected to be named manager of the Brazil national team next summer. […]

Bayer Leverkusen

/ 138 days ago

Xabi Alonso staying with Leverkusen in blow to Spurs

Xabi Alonso looks set to stay with Bayer Leverkusen beyond the current campaign. Fernando Carro, the German club's chief executive, confirmed his head coach's future in a recent interview with Spanish outlet AS. “He has a contract with us until 2024.” proclaimed Carro. "He is happy here and we are happy with him. We are […]

Bayer Leverkusen

/ 146 days ago

Xabi Alonso emerges as first choice for Tottenham Hotspur job

Xabi Alonso now leads the pack to be the next manager at Tottenham. The current Bayer Leverkusen manager had a storied career as a player at Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. After retiring, he helped turn around Bayer Leverkusen with a fantastic run of form in the league. Alonso arrived in Germany in early […]