1. 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 ...

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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, ...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Ranking the Barcelona Players Whose Transfer Values Have Moved Most in 2017

    Barcelona's up-and-down season has continued in recent weeks, with the incredible comeback in Europe against Paris Saint-Germain being followed up by a disappointing loss to Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 16,839 reads 0 comments

  12. Ranking Sergio Ramos' 10 Most Important Goals for Real Madrid

    Sergio Ramos was the man who came to Real Madrid 's rescue once again at the weekend, netting a late winner against Real Betis to send his side back to the top of the table in La Liga...

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  13. Real Madrid 2017 vs. Real Madrid 2007: Which Is the Stronger XI?

    Turn the clocks back a decade and the Real Madrid side looked extremely different to the team now—although one component of the lineup remains the same, providing a link from then to now...

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  14. Barcelona 2017 vs. Barcelona 2007: Which Is the Stronger XI?

    A decade has passed since a dramatically tight finish to La Liga saw Real Madrid and Barcelona finish level on points, with the former just edging it for the 2006/07 title on the head-to-head record...

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  15. Is Casemiro Real Madrid's Most Important Player?

    When it comes to separating the best teams at the elite level of sport, the focus often falls on those who impact on the scoreline in a positive sense...

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  16. Man for Man Comparison: Have Barcelona Progressed Since PSG Were Bought in 2011?

    Barcelona's 4-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League sent shock waves around the football world, with BT Sport going as far as to question whether the result ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 11,513 reads 0 comments

  17. Picking Dream Team Lineups for Barcelona vs. Manchester United Legends Game

    Some games just seem to scream history, genius and plenty clashes of titans, and that's what fans will be expecting when Barcelona host Manchester United in June at Camp Nou, per the Spanish club's website...

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  18. Ranking Real Madrid's Top 5 Players of the Month

    Real Madrid have had a productive February overall...even if it wasn't 100 per cent perfect. A big win in Europe and three wins out of four in La Liga mean Los Blancos are ...

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  19. Ranking Barcelona's Top 5 Players of the Month

    February was a busy month for Barcelona, with seven matches to fit into their calendar across three competitions...

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  20. Why Sergio Ramos vs. Gerard Pique Is Football's Most Entertaining Feud

    La Liga is always filled with plenty of sideshows to entertain the masses, quite aside from the actual football on show and the pursuit of glory from some of the world's biggest teams...

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  21. Best XI of Europe's Criminally Underused Players

    Everybody wants to be a star, everybody wants to be a starter. But in the modern football world of expansive squads and managers indulging in rotation, the simple fact is: Not every player makes the first XI on a weekly basis...

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  22. Power Ranking the Champions League Last 16 on Chance of Final Victory

    The round of 16 in this season's Champions League has been extraordinary so far; after the first leg of each tie we've had 34 goals—some of them incredible team or individual efforts—and already more than one surprising result...

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  23. Real Madrid XI of Signings Who Dramatically Underwhelmed

    Real Madrid 's transfers over the past few seasons have been generally impressive, with the likes of Alvaro Morata, Mateo Kovacic and Toni Kroos all proving excellent additions to the squad or even the starting XI...

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  24. Picking a Greatest All-Foreign Barcelona XI

    Barcelona's weekend win over Leganes wasn't just notable for the last-minute penalty winner from Lionel Messi but also because it marked a historic event: the first-ever lineup in La Liga for the club with a single Spaniard in the team...

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  25. Casemiro and the 10 Best Goals of the 2016/17 Champions League so Far

    On a dramatic night of Champions League football, Real Madrid's Casemiro won the adulation of the fans—and the first leg for his team—with a stunning strike from range which beat Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina...

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