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Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid analysis: Diego Simeone's much-changed Atleti prevail
Their side were en route to a typically comfortable 4-1 victory over neighbours AtlA©tico Madrid at the Santiago BernabA©u and the banners raised in the bottom tier of the south stand, behind the goal of Atleti goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo, called for a decent derby rival to step forward. 'In search of a rival worthy of a decent derby' it read, unfurled as the club from beside the famous Paseo de la Castellana strolled to a seventh straight derby victory and a 22nd duel with Los Colchoneros without defeat.
Radamel Falcao should make Manchester United bow against QPR... so, ...
Radamel Falcao is tipped to make his Premier League debut for Manchester United on Sunday against QPR, and will be expected to hit the ground running. The Colombian hitman has a formidable striking rate across Europe, and was offered a huge wage by Louis van Gaal upon joining on loan from Monaco.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Who will win the most open Ballon d'Or for years?
The case for: If you were playing a massive game of playground football and you had first pick, you'd still go for Messi. It's been a weird year, and the overwhelmingly negative reaction to him winning the World Cup Golden Ball has - rather oddly - obscured the fact that he was excellent for the first few games of the tournament.
Why Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain Will Top the Capocannoniere Charts This Season
Even though his side Argentina progressed all the way to the final of Brazil 2014, "Pipita" surprisingly only found the net on one occasion. would have perhaps have expected to contribute more to the cause on an individual level, especially considering his tally of four goals at South Africa 2010.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Ranking the Top 10 Argentina Players in World Football Right Now
Argentine players are hot property in world football. Almost every leading European club boasts a healthy contingent of stars from the South American nation, while the Albiceleste marched this year to the World Cup final where only an exceptional Germany prevented Alejandro Sabella's men from taking their third title.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Why Danny Welbeck will prove the doubters wrong and become a superstar
Many Arsenal fans groaned when the undeniably talented but mistake-prone Danny Welbeck signed for the Gunners. But the expert analysts at Squawka.com argue that the newest member of Arsene Wenger's squad has all the attributes he needs to become a stand-out star at The Emirates.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Wednesday, Sep 03, 2014
Radamel Garcia, father of Colombian superstar Radamel Falcao, said that his son's proposed move to Real Madrid collapsed because the Spanish giant wanted to buy his services on the cheap, "with a series of conditions and things."
Germany 2-4 Argentina: World champions dismantled by Di Maria
The winger scored one goal and created three others, for Sergio Aguero, Erik Lamela and Federico Fernandez, before Andre Schurrle and Mario Gotze replied for the stunned hosts Angel Di Maria was the star of the show as Argentina impressively dismantled Germany 4-2 in Dusseldorf on Wednesday night.
Friendly: Germany 2-4 Argentina
Angel Di Maria was the star of the show as Argentina impressively dismantled Germany 4-2 in Dusseldorf on Wednesday night.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Mesut Ozil struggles AGAIN for Arsenal against Besiktas
Arsenal fans were calling Mesut Ozil's name at the Emirates during their slender Champions League victory over Besiktas - but not in a good way.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Di Maria can thrive as star man
After his Atletico Madrid side had drawn 1-1 with local rivals Real Madrid in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup, coach Diego Simeone observed that "the game changed with the introduction of Angel Di Maria.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Serie A rivals circle Juventus scenting...
Juventus have been a class above the rest of the Serie A in the past three seasons but now they must contemplate going for a fourth successive title without coach Antonio Conte and a host of clubs believing they can wrest the crown from them.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Real Madrid & Atletico - six trophies apiece since 2010 despite a A 372m difference in net spending
The two city rivals fight it out for the Spanish Supercopa on Friday night as the Rojiblancos once again look to make light of a huge financial deficit Spanish Football Writer Real Madrid and Atletico have won six trophies apiece since 2010 - despite a vast deficit in budget and spending.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Continental Breakfast: Turkish paper pokes fun at Arsene Wenger and ...
Turkish newspaper Bugun has mocked Arsene Wenger's for his post-match rage after his Arsenal side drew 0-0 away at Besiktas in the Champions League qualifier.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Athletic Bilbao snag draw against Napoli in first leg of UCL playoff
Athletic Bilbao will have the upper hand back at San Mames after holding Napoli to a 1-1 Champions League playoff draw on Tuesday night.
Napoli held; Leverkusen on top
Athletic Bilbao grabbed a vital away goal in a 1-1 draw at Napoli in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League play-off tie.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Athletic Club ready for difficult Champions League trip to Naples
Athletic Club Bilbao face what could turn out to be their most important game of the season when they play Italian side Napoli in the first leg of their Champions League preliminary round in Italy on Tuesday.
From Higuain to Fellaini: Napoli spending dries up ahead of key Champions League clash
COMMENT: Aurelio De Laurentiis is under attack for tightening the purse strings ahead of Tuesday's meeting with Athletic Bilbao but is he being parsimonious or prudent? By Mark Doyle "Deceiving, speculating and saving [money] are the laws of your mission ... mind you, with our without you, our passion will never end.