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Former Tottenham Chairman Sugar Backs Incumbent, Levy

Former Tottenham chairman Lord Sugar has defended current incumbent Daniel Levy amid increasing pressure. Mauricio Pochettino, Spurs’ third head coach in a year, has endured a tough start to life at the White Hart Lane helm, failing to get his side playing the attractive, incisive style which became a hallmark of the Argentinian’s time at Southampton. Worse still, the north …

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Tottenham Almost Offloaded Gareth Bale For £5 Million

Martin Jol has said that he could have signed Gareth Bale for £5 million when he was in charge at Hamburg back in 2008. Former Tottenham boss Martin Jol has told TalkSport that he almost signed Welsh superstar Gareth Bale when he was in charge of Hamburg. The Dutchman was sacked by Spurs following a poor start to the 07/08 and took …

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Real Madrid Manager Coming Under Increasing Pressure

Real Madrid lost 2-1 to bitter rivals, Atletico Madrid at the weekend and now Carlo Ancelotti is sure to be under intense pressure as Los Blancos are already six points adrift of La Liga leaders Barcelona. This is Real Madrid’s second consecutive loss following a 4-2 defeat to Real Sociedad and with such influential players such Angel Di Maria and Xabi …

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Radamel Falcao – Why Real Madrid Need Another Striker

It’s a massive 24 hours for Radamel Falcao, with a number of Europe’s heavyweights, Real Madrid included, fighting for his signature. Liam Cairns argues that Real Madrid need the Colombian to complete their team of Galacticos. With Radamel Falcao prematurely announcing his arrival at the Bernabeú on Saturday, then removing his tweet and claiming his Twitter account was hacked, no …

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El Clasico – Who Will Come Out On Top in 2014/15?

The La Liga fixtures were released on Thursday 24th of July, and of course the first fixtures discussed were the dates for El Clasico. The meetings between Barcelona and Real Madrid have always been key fixtures in the season but they should become even more exciting in 2014-15 due to the world class players that have been brought into the …

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Real Madrid vs. Sevilla – Uefa Super Cup Preview

Tonight’s match in the Cardiff City Stadium (kick-off 19:45) pits last season’s Europa League winners Sevilla against Spanish neighbours and Champions League winners Real Madrid. With Gareth Bale back in his home town he will surely take centre stage as the two Spanish sides aim to get their hands on their first piece of silverware of the 2014/15 season. _____ Real …

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Premier League Is No Longer The Best In Europe

A league’s quality is often defined by its quantity of top players. When one looks at the Premier League, it’s clear to see just how far it has fallen. Eoin Hallissey discusses the alarming trend of top footballers choosing other European leagues to further their careers.   Where have all the good men gone? Where are all the greats? Ronaldo went to …

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Are Liverpool Making The Same Mistakes As Tottenham?

Gavin Nolan argues that Liverpool are taking a big risk by following Tottenham’s blueprint of bringing in a number of players after losing their marquee man. At the start of last season, Tottenham Hotspur sold their best player, Gareth Bale, to Real Madrid for a world record fee of £85million. His performances for Spurs were nothing short of magnificent and …

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Four Reasons Real Madrid Have So Much Money

Real Madrid continue to pay exorbitant fees to add to their list of galacticos, but how do the Madrid club have so much money? Conor Heffernan discusses. Unemployment in Spain is at 26%, and Spanish bank debt is roughly equal to the GDP of Singapore. Yet in this dire economic climate Real Madrid has increased its revenue and recently has …

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