All posts tagged "Spain"

  • Bale nutmegs Cristiano Ronaldo at first Real Madrid training session

    During Gareth Bale’s first public training session at Real Madrid the club’s current world record signing embarrassed the footballing world’s former most expensive player Cristiano Ronaldo, twice. Ronaldo first completely missed a tackle on the Welsh wizard...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Gerardo Martino insists Cesc Fabregas will stay at Barcelona

    Gerardo Martino has put Manchester United’s bid for a successful summer transfer window in serious crisis by saying Barcelona would reject a third offer from United for Cesc Fabregas in his first press conference as Barca manager....

    • Posted July 26, 2013
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  • Barcelona appoint Gerardo Martino as new manager

    Barcelona have appointed Gerardo “Tata” Martino as the replacement for departing manager Tito Vilanova on a three-year contract. Martino will make the most glamorous move of his sixteen year managerial career after proving his tactical knowledge at...

    • Posted July 22, 2013
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  • Tito Vilanova steps down as Barca manager after cancer relapse

    Tito Vilanova has been forced to step down from his position as Barcelona manager as to focus on his ongoing battle with throat cancer.  The successful manager will have to undergo more surgery following another relapse of...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Real Madrid sign Asier Illarramendi in €38m deal

    Real Madrid have agreed to pay Asier Illarramendi’s €38 million buy out clause as they sign the 23-year-old prodigy from Real Sociedad. Illarramendi, seen as a replacement for the aging Xabi Alonso, will become Real’s newest young...

    • Posted July 12, 2013
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  • Atletico Madrid sign Tottenham target David Villa for £4.4m

    Barcelona have confirmed that Atletico Madrid have won the race to sign Tottenham Hotspur target David Villa in a deal worth £4.4 million. Neymar’s £20m arrival from Brazil meant Villa had to move on, with Premier League...

    • Posted July 8, 2013
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  • MOTD- Brazil 3-0 Spain

    Spain, for the first time since 2010, have lost. Brazil thrashed La Roja to win the Confederations Cup, pounding the World champions 3-0 at a noisy Maracana stadiumi. Coming out with the perfect strategy, the hosts of...

    • Posted June 30, 2013
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  • MOTD preview- Brazil v Spain

    Although having prevented facing Spain in the semifinals for the Confederations Cup, Brazil will meet La Roja in the final of the World Cup 2014 preparation tournament.  Meeting Spain for the first time since 1999, the Selecao...

    • Posted June 30, 2013
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  • MOTD- Spain (7) 0-0 (6) Italy

    Spain beat Italy 7-6 on penalties after 120 minutes of football failed to produce a goal, with La Roja narrowly avoiding bombing out of the Confederations Cup in a rematch of the Euro 2012 final. A gritty...

    • Posted June 27, 2013
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  • Carlo Ancelotti confirmed as Madrid manager as Blanc joins PSG

    Real Madrid have confrimed the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti as the succesor of Jose Mourinho, while Laurent Blanc has replaced Ancelotti at Paris Saint-Germain. Ancelotti is set to be officially presented as Madrid manager on Wednesday, having...

    • Posted June 25, 2013
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