1. Barca's Sandro Rosell Is Fearful of Potentially Growing Competition in La Liga

    There is an increasing understanding, if not complete acknowledgment and real acceptance, amongst the Big Two of the numerous pressing problems being faced by Spanish Primera Division...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about almost 3 years ago 675 reads 7 comments

  2. Real Madrid Hostage as an Institution to José Mourinho?

    It is an institution which considers itself a gentleman’s club and takes meticulous care in projecting such image, yet the way José Mourinho has assumed control over the club ...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about over 3 years ago 1,471 reads 10 comments

  3. Real Madrid and Barça Can Compete in Champions League Despite Revenue Sharing

    The issue of FC Barcelona and Real Madrid ’s death-grip on the Liga BBVA title and its resulting consequences has been long-standing, divisive, contentious and touchy but one that will not go away unless resolved...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about over 3 years ago 705 reads 10 comments

  4. Cure or Curse: Socio Club Ownerships in Spanish La Liga

    Some believe highly of socio ownership, and some think otherwise but, like many things and choices in life, it has its positives and negatives.Spain’s Sports Law, Ley 10/1990 del Deporte, through its Article 19...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about over 4 years ago 2,856 reads 16 comments

  5. First Casualties of Mourinho Mop-Up: Madrid Madness 2.0 Rebooted?

    Mourinho becoming coach of Real is affecting all the transfer rumors originating and circulating before his imminent appointment...

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  6. José Mourinho Reaches Out To Madridistas To Dispel Defensive Image

    In his fixation on José Mourinho, Florentino Pérez has prevailed over Jorge Valdano and has made his choice (which he was denied last year because of varied reasons), so the chosen one now moves closer to arriving at Bernabéu...

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  7. Mourinho, Madrid, Mad Media, a Mentality of Siege, and Inter Milan

    Inter Milan's Champions League final win already seems light years away in Madrid as in the Spanish capital the focus and spotlight stays on the future of José Mourinho...

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  8. Real Reality: Is Manuel Pellegrini About to Be Fired by Real Madrid?

    Ever since a humiliating exit from Copa del Rey at the hands of Spanish third division Alcorcón, Real Madrid head coach Manuel Pellegrini has been criticized, questioned, and ...

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  9. How to End Real Madrid and Barcelona's Sporting and Financial Duopoly?

    Never has La Liga been so split in its history as the point gap between the top two and the third and fourth teams is a prime indicator...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about over 4 years ago 1,050 reads 9 comments

  10. Barça Haters Get “Much Needed” Ammunition from Semi-Final Loss to Inter

    Last year’s colossal domestic and continental success brought much acclaim to, but also unwanted envy toward FC Barcelona...

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  11. Not José Mourinho or Rafael Benítez, but Continuation with Manuel Pellegrini

    Daily newspapers of Madrid like Marca and AS are inventing and spreading rumors which they are and have been so good at. At present the latest victim of their somewhat unwarranted offense is Real Madrid’s head coach, Manuel Pellegrini...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about over 4 years ago 267 reads 2 comments

  12. Serie A Going Down to Bundesliga in UEFA League Rankings for Champions League

    It seems that past mistakes made by the Italians have finally caught up with them and now another downward step is on the cards this year of Serie A dropping out of top three UEFA Champions League qualifying positions...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about over 4 years ago 1,401 reads 10 comments

  13. FC Barcelona's Pep Guardiola is a Psychological Maestro

    A lot has been said and will continue to be said about Guardiola’s way of coaching. Work ethic, analytical and meticulous preparations, match tactics, soccer philosophy (and ...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about over 4 years ago 1,388 reads 6 comments

  14. Karim Benzema's Madrid dream is still very Real

    The season is fast coming to an end with only five more games left to play in La Liga and it’s been a season to forget for Karim Benzema who arrived at Real Madrid amidst much ...

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  15. Real Madrid's Supposed New Beginning is Turning into Déjà Vu 2008-2009

    So many hopes were pinned on the current team winning trophies and head coach Manuel Pellegrini turning them into a squad capable of playing a fast, offensive, and attractive game with an emphasis on teamwork instead of individualistic luster...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about over 4 years ago 894 reads 33 comments

  16. The Evolution and Expansion of Indian Premier League

    The start of much-awaited third season of IPL is just around the corner. While the T20 cricket league has returned to its home in India, and has also seen some changes like inclusion of many ...

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  17. Does Josep Guardiola Have a Long Coaching Future at FC Barcelona?

    He has won all there is to win in European and Spanish soccer in his first season as coach of FC Barcelona; however, clouds are starting to form around Pep’s long-term future at the Catalan club...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about over 4 years ago 1,249 reads 15 comments

  18. Ruud van Nistelrooy: Let's Hope a Happy Ending Happens To a Humble Man

    He may be injured and out-of-favor at Real Madrid but surely is one of the best and feared marksmen of his age and trade...

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  19. Manuel Pellegrini's Real Madrid Head into 2010 and Season's Second Half

    In La Liga, Real Madrid is well-placed in the second place with 35 points from 15 games and only two points behind leaders Barcelona and will resume their title chase against Osasuna in Pamplona on Jan...

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  20. What Future Holds for FC Barcelona's Catalan Head Coach Josep Guardiola?

    He came with no expectation to win big immediately, and was never a "safe option" like Jose Mourinho, as Barcelona knew a young, only 37 when appointed, inexperienced coach will take time to ...

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  21. Cricket Rules Lack Some Crucial Standards and More Innovations

    These are some of the highly subjective however intriguing issues with supporters having varying opinions on both sides of the aisle, so to speak...

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  22. Would Joan Laporta's FC Barcelona Survive Independence of Catalunya?

    In recent days, the issue of Catalan independence again came to the fore when Joan Laporta, president of FC Barcelona, laid a wreath at the monument of Catalan nationalist Rafael Casanova on ...

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  23. Way Out Needed from the Mess Pakistan Cricket Is In

    It pains Pakistani Cricket lovers so much when they see and ponder the plight of their cricketing heroes and administration. Lack of discipline, responsibility, management, leadership and direction is pandemic...

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  24. Can There Be a “Big Four” in the Spanish La Liga?

    Over the years, Spanish La Liga has been one of the top three professional soccer leagues in Europe. It currently stands at a second spot in the UEFA League rankings this year, losing first place ...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about 5 years ago 823 reads 29 comments

  25. Real Madrid's Expected Bench Warmers Next Season

    Not many clubs can afford such a star-studded bench as that of Real Madrid. As there is a considerable agreement regarding who will be playing in the first team and who will be on the bench, ...

    Khalid Khan Written by Khalid Khan about 5 years ago 901 reads 15 comments