1. Barcelona's Current XI vs. Active Past Players XI

    A big feature of Barcelona's transfer business in recent seasons has been to sign back players they let depart earlier on in their careers...

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  2. Real Madrid's Current XI vs. Active Past Players XI

    Real Madrid aren't shy about improving their team in the transfer market, but as is naturally the case, when new faces arrive, those already in place have to make way...

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  3. Ranking of Sergio Ramos' Most Costly Red Cards

    Few things in life are as certain as death, taxes and Sergio Ramos red cards. The Spain international once again received his marching orders at the weekend, an incredible 22nd dismissal of his Real Madrid career...

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  4. The Story Behind Lionel Messi's 5 Most Iconic Barcelona Celebrations

    When Lionel Messi struck to win El Clasico for Barcelona in the final minutes at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, he ensured several things were true at once...

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  5. The Stories Behind Lionel Messi's Top 5 Barcelona Goals

    Lionel Messi has 500 goals for Barcelona. Don't let the enormity of that pass by: One of the most historic clubs in the world, with a history littered with incredible players, ...

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  6. 5 Matches That Could Eventually Usurp El Clasico as World's Biggest Club Match

    Sunday sees the latest instalment of El Clasico, one of the world's most watched and anticipated sporting events, and it's a pivotal clash this time around...

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  7. Barcelona's 5 Greatest Modern El Clasico Moments

    Sunday brings El Clasico and perhaps the final chance for Barcelona to push the title race in La Liga to the brink; they're three points off the pace of Real Madrid and have played ...

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  8. Real Madrid's 5 Greatest Modern El Clasico Moments

    Real Madrid host Barcelona on Sunday in what is likely to be a frantic and tense El Clasico , with Los Blancos top of the table in La Liga and needing only to keep Barca at bay to tighten their grip on the title...

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  9. 21st-Century Clasico: Best of Real Madrid vs. Best of Barcelona

    El Clasico: one of the world's most watched games, a rivalry like few others—and this year, with even more meaning than usual...

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  10. Is Cristiano Ronaldo the Best No. 9 in World Football?

    Cristiano Ronaldo 's second-half performance at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday was central to Real Madrid 's quarter-final first-leg win over Bayern Munich in more ways than one...

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  11. How Can Barcelona Replace Neymar and Still Win El Clasico?

    Barcelona have suffered one or two setbacks over the last week or so, losing to Malaga in La Liga and to Juventus in the UEFA Champions League, but perhaps the biggest obstacle they ...

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  12. Real Madrid's Best Matchday Squad of Last 20 Years Based on Shirt Numbers

    Some clubs have famous numbers associated with them because of the calibre of player who has worn that jersey down the years; at Real Madrid , for example, the No...

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  13. Barcelona's Shadow XI vs. Real Madrid's Shadow XI: Who Would Win?

    Both Barcelona and Real Madrid are famed for their current stars, the players who make the side no matter what the occasion, how their form has been or who else is playing well...

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  14. Barcelona's Most Over-Hyped Players of Last 10 Years

    Barcelona are one of those rare sides in world football that automatically lends its name by association to suggest that players, all players, tied to the club are as exceptional as the history of the shirt...

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  15. Real Madrid's Most Over-Hyped Players of the Last 10 Years

    Real Madrid , being the club they are and fighting for the titles they do, generally believe they have the best players available—and often they are right...

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  16. If Barcelona Need to Raise a £100M Transfer Kitty, Who Should They Sell?

    Barcelona aren't shy about splashing the cash these days. With La Masia's production line somewhat halted compared to the success of players coming through in the early part of the ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 6 months ago 16,608 reads 0 comments

  17. Picking Argentina's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    For so long, Argentina's squad has promised so much...yet utterly failed to deliver in the moments that mattered most...

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  18. Picking Spain's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    Spain's international team ruled the world for a period under Luis Aragones and Vicente del Bosque , but the 2010 World Cup winners didn't have such an enjoyable time of things ...

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  19. Who Should Real Madrid Sell If They Need to Raise £100M Transfer Fund?

    Real Madrid aren't a club who are usually shy about splashing the cash in the transfer market, improving their squad by snaring the best players from elsewhere—often for top dollar...

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  20. Which Barcelona Legend Would Fans Like to Reboot to Boost Current Team?

    Bringing back players who have already enjoyed a successful spell at a club isn't always a recipe for enjoyment or further success, especially if they have somewhat aged in the meantime, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 6 months ago 11,311 reads 0 comments

  21. Which Real Madrid Legend Would Fans Like to Reboot to Boost Current Team?

    Real Madrid : one of the world's biggest clubs and one of Europe's best clubs. But they're not infallible. Despite being top of La Liga and in the last eight of the UEFA Champions League, they are not guaranteed any further silverware this season...

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  22. 5 Barcelona Players Who Were Better for Country Than Club

    It's international week, a time for club managers to cross their fingers and toes in the hope that their stars come back safe and sound...

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  23. 5 Modern Real Madrid Players Who Were Better for Country Than Club

    Real Madrid are a club used to seeing their players perform at the elite level week in week out. It comes with the territory, certainly if an individual wants to make a success ...

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  24. Player-by-Player Guide to Barcelona's Young Guns Ahead of UEFA Youth League Semi

    Barcelona's epic comeback victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League took the football world by storm—but it's not only the seniors who are hoping for European glory this season...

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  25. Ranking the Real Madrid Players Whose Transfer Values Have Moved Most in 2017

    It's the turn of Real Madrid to feature in the latest in our series of assessing which squads have had big movements of the valuations of their players—in both directions...

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