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Isco keen to follow Manchester City target Manuel Pellegrini

‘He’s been my footballing father and I know he likes me’ Pellegrini admits ‘Manchester City are an option’ Málaga’s playmaker Isco has admitted he would like to follow Manuel Pellegrini, his “footballing father”, to Manchester City if as expected the head coach is confirmed as Roberto Mancini’s successor at the Etihad Stadium. While Pellegrini admitted […]
May 27, 2013 0
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La Liga witnesses plenty of farewells but basement battlers refuse to go | Sid Lowe

Pellegrini, Isco, Falcao and others said adios but La Liga’s relegation-threatened teams put their goodbyes on hold for now It was a weekend of goodbyes but four teams refused to go, clinging on for dear life. Their grip may be slipping, fingers frantically clawing as the rubble slides past their bloodied nails and into the […]
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Barcelona’s Columbus monument gets Barça team jersey

Shirt in place for Sunday’s Barcelona derby in La Liga City council was paid for stunt to wind up Espanyol fans Barcelona’s famous statue of Christopher Columbus has been dressed with a giant replica of Barça’s new shirt, helping to wind up their derby rivals Espanyol for Sunday’s match at Cornella-El Prat. The city council […]
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Real Madrid call press conference amid José Mourinho exit speculation

President Florentino Pérez will speak to the media at 7pm BST Speculation growing of impending Chelsea return for manager Real Madrid have called a press conference for Monday evening amid growing speculation over the future of their coach, José Mourinho. … Source: The Guardian – La Liga     
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David Beckham a career in goals

Some of Beckham’s best strikes for Preston, Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, Milan and England David Beckham is to retire from football after two decades of scoring great goals. He has won league titles in four countries, played for Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, Milan and Paris Saint-Germain. Here are some of his […]
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David Beckham to retire from football after turning down new PSG deal

‘I feel now is the right time to finish my career,’ says 38-year-old Former England captain now expected to return to LondonIn video: a career in goalsIn pictures: from Manchester United to Paris David Beckham is to retire from football after two decades at the top of the game. Beckham was initially thought to be […]
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José Mourinho told to show Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas more respect

Pepe hits out at coach’s comments about goalkeeper ‘Iker is an institution, both at Real Madrid and in Spain’ The Real Madrid defender Pepe has told José Mourinho to show national “institution” Iker Casillas more respect. Mourinho caused a stir when he dropped the Spain captain before Christmas and he has now come under the […]
May 4, 2013 0
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Barcelona and Real Madrid are symbolic of Spain’s pain |

The Champions League maulings have forced La Liga to take a long, hard look at a deeper malaise The Spanish are fond of seeing football through a political prism, with what happens on the field often said to mirror what happens off it. So when Real Madrid and Barcelona conceded eight goals between them in […]
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Spanish media angry at José Mourinho’s behaviour after Real Madrid’s elimination

El País described the manager as the master of spinning failure into ‘personal aggrandisement and self-promotion’ Spanish and German media struck entirely different chords on Wednesday morning after Borussia Dortmund held off Real Madrid‘s late rally to reach the Champions League final at Wembley. … Source: The Guardian – Real Madrid     
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