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10 hrs ago | Goal.com

Madrid need 'big attitude' to win the Champions League again - Modric

The former Tottenham star is optimistic about his side's chances of defending the trophy after their thrashing of Basel Luka Modric believes Real Madrid have what it takes to successfully defend their Champions League title so long as they remain humble and show "big attitude" as a team. The titleholders beat Basel 5-1 in their Group B opener at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday evening and the Croatian midfielder is optimistic about his side's chances of going all the way again.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

BBC News

Czech Republic 2-1 Netherlands

The Netherlands were crowned European champions in 1988. Since then they have reached the semi-finals on three of the last six occasions Guus Hiddink suffered his second straight defeat since taking charge of the Netherlands as Vaclav Pilar hit an injury-time winner for Czech Republic.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Football365

Premier League: Jan Vertonghen close to agreeing new Tottenham deal

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen is close to agreeing a new contract after 'positive' talks with the club, his agent has told Sky Sports. The 27-year-old Belgium international, who has four years remaining on his current deal, has held preliminary discussions via his representative and hopes to put pen to paper as soon as possible.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Daily Mail

Continental Breakfast: Gareth Bale set for central midfield role at ...

Gareth Bale will be moved into a new central midfield role as Carlo Ancelotti attempts to find a winning formula his new team of galacticos. Bale has been playing as part of a front three alongside Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo since his world record transfer from Tottenham last summer.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Times of Oman

Premier League in Focus with Kevin Affleck: Pochettino inspires Spurs' thumping win over QPR

Tottenham Hotspur's Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates with team mates after scoring a goal against Queens Park Rangers during their English Premier League soccer match at White Hart Lane in London August 24, 2014.

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Daily Mail

Tom Carroll can be Swansea's Luka Modric, according to manager Garry Monk

Swansea manager Garry Monk could hand Tom Carroll a Capital One Cup debut after acknowledging why the Spurs starlet has been compared to Luka Modric.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Diego Simeone given eight-match ban for laying hands on fourth...

Diego Simeone has been given an eight-game ban after being sent off for tapping the fourth official's head during Atletico Madrid's Super Cup win over Wednesday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Daniel Levy nominates Florentino Perez for the ALS Ice Bucket...

Daniel Levy nominated Real Madrid president Florentino Perez for the Ice Bucket Challenge and insisted that he owed his football club a lot.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Yahoo!

Redknapp piles pressure on Spurs boss Pochettino

QPR manager Harry Redknapp has piled pressure on Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino ahead of his return to White Hart Lane by insisting anything other than a top-four finish will be a failure for his old club.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Diego Simeone sent off for laying hands on fourth official during...

Diego Simeone had to watch his Atletico Madrid team conquer their neighbours Real in the Spanish Super Cup from the stands after being sent off for patting the fourth official on the back of the head.

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Daily Mail

Harry Redknapp should be given good reception by Tottenham fans on...

Danny Rose believes Harry Redknapp deserves a warm welcome this weekend when he makes his first return to White Hart Lane since being sacked by Tottenham.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Liga - Modric signs new four-year deal at Real Madrid

Tom Cleverley #23 of Manchester United defends against Luka Modric #19 of Real Madrid during the second half of the Guinness International Champions Cup Modric, 28, signed for Madrid from Tottenham in 2012 and last season played a key role in their successful Champions League and Copa del Rey campaigns.

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Sky Sports

Modric signs new Real deal

The 28-year-old former Dinamo Zagreb and Tottenham man, who started in Tuesday's 1-1 Supercopa first-leg draw against Atletico Madrid, moved to the Spanish capital in 2012 and helped Carlo Ancelotti's side to Champions League and Copa del Rey glory last term.

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