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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 Set For First Departure Of The Summer

Real Madrid goalkeeper Diego Lopez is set to leave the club and join AC Milan after club president Adriano Galliani confirmed the move, to Italian publication Gazetta dello Sport. “Diego Lopez to Milan is a done deal at 99%.” Lopez joins the Serie A club on a free transfer and the keeper, who was number one at the Bernabeu last season ahead of …

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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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Should Barcelona have kept Alexis Sanchez?

Gavin Nolan argues that Barcelona mad a mistake when selling Alexis Sanchez, as the Chilean would have provided ample backup while Luis Suarez is banned. It is becoming a bit of a trend with Arsenal that they make a surprise signing from one of La Liga’s two top teams, Barcelona and Real Madrid. Last year they stole Mesut Ozil from …

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Di Maria Transfer To PSG Collapses – Manchester United On Alert

Real Madrid midfielder Angel Di Maria had been expected to move to PSG but the move is now set to collapse, which will come as a boost to Manchester United who have been linked with the Real Madrid star. PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has ruled out signing the player with financial fair play regulations making a  move difficult to materialize. …

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The Growing Importance Of Pre-Season Performances

Michael Laverty discusses the growing importance of pre-season tournaments, with increasing revenues and exposure from around the world available to clubs. This year may have highlighted how pre-season is producing more pressure for big teams, with distractions to go along with preparing for the new season. Distractions come in the form of money for the club, players or companies and …

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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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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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Real Madrid: The Masters Of Football Gluttony

Alan Casey discusses the gluttonous nature of Real Madrid and their tactic of buying players just so other clubs cannot. World Cup winner Toni Kroos has completed his £24 million move to Real Madrid. And with the arrival of the former Bayern Munich midfielder, attention has now switched to Real’s other targets as the transfer merry-go-round gathers pace after the …

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