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Sergio Ramos tells Real Madrid he wants to leave for Manchester United

• Defender asks club to listen to offers but is • Ramos has two years remaining on contract Sergio Ramos is determined to leave Real Madrid and join Manchester United this summer, according to sources close to the player. Ramos has been informed by Real Madrid that they received a formal bid from United valued […]
June 29, 2015 0
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Spanish league challenges Fifa over switch in 2022 World Cup dates

• League file appeal with Cas over move to winter months in Qatar• Switch will force European leagues to shut down in mid-season The Spanish football league is challenging Fifa’s decision to switch the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to November-December. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) says the Spanish league (LFP) has filed […]
June 28, 2015 0

Phil Neville swaps TV punditry for Valencia coaching job

• Neville will replace Ian Cathro who has joined Newcastle• Valencia manager Nuno praises Neville’s experience Phil Neville has joined Valencia as the assistant manager. Although Neville has yet to confirm the deal, the former Manchester United and Everton player is to work for Peter Lim’s project at Valencia, the Singaporian billionaire having bought the […]
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Phil Neville appointed assistant manager at Valencia

• Neville will replace Ian Cathro who has joined the Newcastle staff• Valencia manager Nuno praised Neville’s experience The former Manchester United and England full-back Phil Neville has joined the coaching staff of Valencia, the Spanish club have announced. Related: In defence of Phil Neville: the BBC pundit who got a lot of Twitter abuse […]
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Phil Neville appointed assistant manager at Valencia

• Neville will replace Ian Cathro who has joined the Newcastle staff• Valencia manager Nuno praised Neville’s experience The former Manchester United and England full-back Phil Neville has joined the coaching staff of Valencia, the Spanish club have announced. Related: In defence of Phil Neville: the BBC pundit who got a lot of Twitter abuse […]
June 28, 2015 0
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Sergio Ramos tells Real Madrid he wants to leave as Manchester United await

• Defender met with club officials on Wednesday morning• Deal involving goalkeeper David de Gea is a possibility The Manchester United target Sergio Ramos has told Real Madrid that he wants to leave. The defender held a meeting with Madrid’s chief executive José Ángel Sánchez at Madrid’s Valdebebas training ground on Wednesday morning at which […]
June 24, 2015 0
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How relationship between Sergio Ramos and Real Madrid turned ugly | Sid Lowe

The player who secured the décima has been accused of being a money-grabber by the pro-Florentino Pérez press – and Manchester United hope to profit From “Sergio Ramos Wants to Go Now” to “Respect the Badge!”, two front-page headlines in Spain helped bring the tension between Ramos and Real Madrid into the open and the […]
June 22, 2015 0
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It’s the Sids 2015! The complete review of La Liga 2014-15 | Sid Lowe

From the players who rescued a homeless 85-year-old to the club advertising a brothel on its scoreboard, it is time for the annual end-of-season Spanish awards When Luis Enrique likened Barcelona to Disneyland, most had him down as deluded. Or maybe more right than he realised: he was, they said, living in a fantasy land. […]
June 20, 2015 0
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It’s the Sids 2015! The complete review of La Liga 2014-15 | Sid Lowe

From the players who rescued a homeless 85-year-old to the club advertising a brothel on its scoreboard, it is time for the annual end-of-season Spanish awards When Luis Enrique likened Barcelona to Disneyland, most had him down as deluded. Or maybe more right than he realised: he was, they said, living in a fantasy land. […]
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