1. Premier League: How Alexis Sanchez Has Become a Key Figure at Arsenal

    Go-to man, prolific goalscorer and match winner: Alexis Sanchez has become an instantaneous cult hero since his arrival at Arsenal in the summer...

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  2. La Liga: Predicting the Top 5 Teams at the End of the 2014/15 Campaign

    For the first time in 10 years, Barcelona and Real Madrid both failed to claim the La Liga title, with Atletico Madrid being the main beneficiaries, taking out their first league crown since 1995/96—their 10th in total...

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  3. Barcelona: Why La Blaugrana Still Have Work to Do During the Transfer Window

    The introduction of a new coach inevitably signals a new era at Barcelona. Following the controversies of previous seasons in which off-field issues relating to illness and, ironically, ...

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  4. Real Madrid: How Summer Transfers Have Changed the European Champions

    When Carlo Ancelotti entered the fray as Real Madrid 's head coach last season, it was clear that there was one objective in mind: to win the 10th Champions League title that had so often eluded his Galaticos...

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  5. World Football: Can La Liga Wrestle Back Power from Bundesliga in 2013/14?

    It is often said that the best national team in Europe also possesses one of the strongest if not the strongest league on the continent. This seems especially true when we consider the facts that are presented to us...

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  6. La Liga: 7 Best-Value Fantasy La Liga Players You Should Pick Up

    The talent is undoubtable . As of late, La Liga has been at the forefront of world football. The quality of players which have been continuously manufactured is second to none, ...

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  7. La Liga: Why Malaga's Offseason Changes Will Guarantee Success

    2012/13 was a season of highs capped off by massive blows for Malaga . Following a magical run into Champions League quarter-finals, Manuel Pellegrini 's side were tipped to be ...

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  8. Barcelona: How the "Twittersphere" Reacted to Tito Vilanova's Resignation

    Barcelona's confirmation on Friday that Tito Vilanova had resigned from coaching the Blaugrana produced a massive global reaction...

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  9. Manchester City: Stevan Jovetic the Key to Future Manchester City Success

    Fiorentina 's young, talented star Stevan Jovetic is now officially a Manchester City player after finalising the deal and passing a medical, as revealed by Goal . His imminent transfer sees the end of five promising seasons in Florence...

    Cronan  Yu Written by Cronan Yu about over 1 year ago 2,115 reads 7 comments

  10. Barcelona: Why Birthday Boy Sergio Busquets Is Irreplaceable for Barca

    As Barcelona announced on their official website, Sergio Busquets has signed a contract extension that will tie him to the club until at least 2018, with his release clause remaining at €1 50 million...

    Cronan  Yu Written by Cronan Yu about over 1 year ago 2,293 reads 9 comments

  11. Real Madrid: Why Asier Illarramendi Is Real Madrid's New Xabi Alonso

    As Goal.com reported, Real Madrid have finally announced the signing of Real Sociedad 's Under-21 starlet Asier Illarramendi for an undisclosed fee which many believe to be in the region of €30 million...

    Cronan  Yu Written by Cronan Yu about over 1 year ago 6,207 reads 10 comments

  12. Atletico Madrid: Why David Villa is Falcao's Ideal Replacement

    The transfer was simply inevitable. On Monday, news broke via Barcelona’s official website that David Villa had completed a switch to Atletico Madrid , with the club announcing: “The deal will be worth a maximum of 5...

    Cronan  Yu Written by Cronan Yu about over 1 year ago 4,616 reads 13 comments

  13. Tottenham Hotspur Transfer News: How Paulinho Will Change the Way Spurs Play

    A key signing by all respects, the latest round of transfer news sees Tottenham Hotspur 's confirmation of the signing of Brazil's Confederations Cup star, Paulinho...

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  14. Cristiano Ronaldo to Eric Cantona: 10 of the Greatest Transfers Ever

    Let's face it, this summer's transfer window has been quite dull. Aside from the Neymar transfer, the only thing that has really gotten our hearts pumping and our brains hurting are ...

    Cronan  Yu Written by Cronan Yu about over 1 year ago 2,302 reads 4 comments

  15. Manchester City: Why Alvaro Negredo is the Ideal Man to Lead Pellegrini's Attack

    As Fede Quintero reported in Marca on Wednesday (article in Spanish), Manchester City are closing in on a €25 million transfer of Alvaro Negredo with the acquisition expected to be announced in a few hours' time...

    Cronan  Yu Written by Cronan Yu about over 1 year ago 2,424 reads 5 comments

  16. Puyol Contract Extension Is Not The Answer To Barca's Defensive Woes

    While it is fair to say that Carles Puyol has been by far Barcelona's most accomplished defender of all time, it would be foolish and arrogant of anyone affiliated with the Catalans ...

    Cronan  Yu Written by Cronan Yu about over 1 year ago 1,177 reads 7 comments

  17. Tops and Flop of the Confederations Cup

    A brilliant finish to what was a brilliant tournament! It was a competition filled with mixed emotions, from the joys of the victorious Brazilians to the heartfelt gratitude majority ...

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  18. Arsenal Transfer News: Meet The Gunners' Newest Signing In Yaya Sanogo

    The latest Arsenal transfer news finds Yaya Sanogo on his way to London from relative obscurity in France...

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  19. 2013 Confederations Cup Final: Spain Loss Signals a Long Road Ahead

    It may just be a tad premature to boldly state that Spain's unequivocal era of dominance of World Football is all but over. However, when the recent rises of German and Italian football are taken into account, then that may well be the case...

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