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Copa Del Rey: Thrilling Barcelona V Atlético Tie Leaves English Cups In The Shade

BARCELONA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 07: Filipe Luis (C) of Atletico de Madrid fouls Lionel Messi (L) of FC Barcelona during the Copa del Rey semi-final second leg match between FC Barcelona and Atletico de Madrid at Camp Nou on February 7, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid side crashed out of the Copa Del Rey semi-finals to Barcelona on Tuesday night in a game of intense excitement and breathtaking quality. In comparison, England’s recent League Cup semis looked like the infamous geriatric five-a-side from Father Ted. Manchester United v Hull City and Liverpool v Southampton were mirror images of each other. A well …

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There’s Been A Major Twist In The Robbie Keane To Al-Ahli Story

LYON, FRANCE - JUNE 26: Robbie Keane of The Republic of Ireland warms up during the UEFA Euro 2016 round of 16 match between France and the Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/UEFA via Getty Images)

Robbie Keane will not be signing for Al-Ahli after photos of him training with the club fuelled a wildfire of speculation. The Irish Independent claim that the 36-year-old was invited to train with the Dubai-based side during a family holiday in the Emirates. After months as a free agent, it was widely expected that Keane would sign with the wealthy club …

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Manchester United: Tributes Pour In For The Lost Busby Babes

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 18: A statue of Sir Matt Busby stands in front of a giant mural commemorating the famous Busby Babes on the front of Manchester United's football stadium at Old Trafford on January 18, 2008, Manchester, England. Manchester United fans will be marking 50 years since the Munich diisaster with various events in the UK and Munich. The mural depicts the United team lining up before their European Cup game with Red Star Belgrade before the disaster at Munich airport on February 6, 1958 which claimed 23 of the 44 passengers on board. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Fifty-nine years ago today, on the 6th February 1958, the ‘Busby Babes’ Manchester United team was torn apart following the Munich air disaster. The ‘Busby Babes’, managed by Matt Busby, were a team of young and remarkably talented players. They had come through the United ranks and gone on to win back-to-back league titles in 1955/56 and 1956/57. However, the …

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Anthony Stokes Could Be Back Playing In The Champions League If Touted Move Materialises

WIGAN, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Anthony Stokes of Blackburn Rovers gets away with the ball during the Sky Bet Championship League match between Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers at DW Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Daniel Smith/Getty Images)

Anthony Stokes could be a about to put his Blackburn Rovers nightmare behind him with a potential transfer to Polish League leaders Jagiellonia Bialystok on the cards The Independent have reported that the Dubliner could be on his way to Poland with Champions League football a realistic possibility for next season. The striker, who has represented Celtic in the competition previously, …

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