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Carlo Ancelotti Slams Real Madrid Attitude After Derby Loss

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has criticised his team after their 1-0 derby loss to Atletico Madrid on Saturday night. Real were outclassed and outfought by their city rivals who sealed another famous win at the Santiago Bernabeu courtesy of Diego Costa’s 11th minute goal. Speaking after the game Ancelotti pinpointed some of his sides’ failings before stressing the need to drastically improve. “We were slow in attack. We didn’t have a good game. We have to recover and ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Rayo Vallecano 0-4 Barcelona; Schalke 0-4 Bayern

Barcelona thrashed Rayo Vallecano 4-0 to stay top of La Liga whilst over in Germany Bayern Munich moved level on points with Borussia Dortmund after a resounding 4-0 win at the Veltins Arena. Pedro was the star of the show as his treble coupled with Cesc Fabregas’ 79th minute finish ensured that, as expected, the champions left the Estadio del Rayo Vallecano with all three points and albeit temporarily, extend their gap over Real Madrid at the summit of La Liga. Incidentally, it was the first ... Continue Reading →
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Highlights: Valencia 2-3 Barcelona (Lionel Messi Hat-trick)

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as Barcelona beat Valencia 3-2 in a thrilling match at the Mestalla. Messi’s first half treble was the second time he has netted a hat-trick against Los Che and after practically walking in his first and shooting home his second, the four-time World Player of the Year neatly swept in his third as the reigning champions threatened to run riot. Nevertheless, hosts Valencia rallied back admirably and scored twice before the break thanks to a brace from Helder Postiga. Messi ... Continue Reading →
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Mesut Ozil Angry After Being Substituted Yet Again (Granada 0-1 Real Madrid)

Manchester United target Mesut Ozil was not best pleased after being substituted yet again during Real Madrid’s narrow 1-0 win over Granada on Monday night. The real question here is whether or not a move to United is drawing ever closer after Ozil’s latest show of petulance and frustration? Time will tell… Tweet Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Atletico Madrid 1-1 Barcelona; Spanish Super Cup; Messi Injured

Atletico Madrid and Barcelona played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in the first-leg of the Spanish Super Cup at the Vicente Calderon with Lionel Messi suffering a suspected thigh injury. Messi was substituted at half-time for Cesc Fabregas due to precaution for pain in the back of his left thigh caused by a knock. The club are now awaiting results of a scan to determine the extent of the injury. The Spanish champions, playing their fifth successive Supercopa de Espana match, were trailing 1-0 courtesy ... Continue Reading →
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Barcelona Say Goodbye To Tito Vilanova

Barcelona have confirmed that Tito Vilanova has resigned from his post as head coach of the Catalan club Barcelona President Sandro Rosell confirmed in a special press conference on Friday night that Vilanova will undergo further cancer treatment, making it “impossible for him to continue as coach”. The 44-year-old took charge of La Blaugrana in 2012 after former boss Pep Guardiola left before helping the club wrestle the La Liga title from Real Madrid in a record breaking domestic season ... Continue Reading →
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Pictures: New Real Madrid Kit 2013/2014

Real Madrid have unveiled their brand new strip for the 2013/2014 season Pretty neat if you ask us. The club have stuck by their white-on-white traditional shirts but have been innovative by lacing the collars with a dash of gold. The sleeves still harbour the classic three stripes of adidas whilst the away strip is coated in a lucious blue colour. Aside from being brilliantly modelled by Iker Casillas and Karim Benzema, the only talking point emerging from Friday’s launch is who will be donning ... Continue Reading →

Cristiano Misses A Sitter…

He may have scored 152 goals in 152 appearances for Real Madrid, but that doesnt mean that Cristiano Ronaldo is immune from missing absolute sitters… A shocking miss from the C-Ron in monday night’s match away at Rayo Vallecano, although he did get on the scoresheet minutes before from the spot and Madrid picked up the three points. I’d still count this miss vs Sheffield United as worse though… Show » Tweet Continue Reading →

Should More English Players go Abroad?

The English Premiership is truly global league. Their are, in fact,  62 different nationalities represented within a mere 50,000 sq Miles. But in the other 5,730,000 sq Miles, only 35 English players, not including Scotland, are playing abroad.  The questions is; But why? Why are so many English footballers put off by the prospect of adding the experience of more technical leagues in Spain and Italy? Spanish, French and Italian players have always jumped at the chance of playing in the more phisical ... Continue Reading →

Real Madrid New Kit 2012/2013

Real Madrid unveiled their new home strip for the 2012/2013 season with a great video portraying the unity between fan, player and kit. Of course the Spanish champions have opted to keep the infamous all-white style but this time have incorporated a dash of black seams to give the strip more dimension. Goalkeeper Iker Casillas’ jersey remains largely unchanged and the away kit looks fab too. Well, its better than Barcelona’s sherbet-coloured crap! Tweet Continue Reading →

Pictures: Barcelona New Kit 2012/2013

Barcelona have unveiled their new strip/kit for the 2012/2013 season The official Barcelona website have branded the new strip as “a new and daring look” and compared to the kits of recent years, next season’s shirt is markedly different. The use of a “blurred stripe” across the middle has divided the opinions of Blaugrana fans everywhere, but still, we think it is not that bad! Judge it for yourselves…  Read the full article Tweet Continue Reading →

Villarreal Relegated From La Liga After 1-0 Loss To Atletico Madrid

Villarreal have been relegated from La Liga after a last gasp 1-0 loss at home to Atletico Madrid. Radamel Falcao headed home an 88th minute winner for Atletico to shatter Villarreal hearts. A point would have been enough for the Yellow Submarines to ensure their top flight safety, but after squandering a host of chances most notably through Marcos Senna and Carlos Marchena, they were duly punished two minutes from time. Of course this is the same Villarreal side (well at least name-wise) who reached ... Continue Reading →