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  1. Pogba the best in Italy, but Pirlo is a football doctor - BrozovicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Goal.com

    The Croatian reserved special praise for the Juventus duo, but admitted to following a different midfielder's example on the pitch The 22-year-old joined the Nerazzurri from Dinamo Zagreb for 8 million in January and has since made four appearances for his new club. "For me best player in Italy is Pogba, although Pirlo is the doctor of football," Brozovic told Jutarnji List .

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  2. Pogba the best in Italy, but Pirlo is a football doctor - BrozovicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Goal.com

    The Croatian reserved special praise for the Juventus duo, but admitted to following a different midfielder's example on the pitch Inter 's Marcelo Brozovic believes that Paul Pogba and Andrea Pirlo are the top players in Italy. The 22-year-old joined the Nerazzurri from Dinamo Zagreb for 8 million in January and has since made four appearances for his new club.

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  3. Ancelotti: Madrid's next three games as important as El ClasicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Goal.com

    Carlo Ancelotti says Real Madrid 's next three Liga games are as important as their crunch Clasico clash with Barcelona on March 22. Los Blancos currently lead the way in Spain with a four-point advantage over the second-placed Catalans, whom they must still face at Camp Nou in a match that could have a huge impact on where the title will end up. However, before concentrating on that top-of-the-table fixture, Ancelotti says his side must remain focused on their forthcoming meetings with Villarreal, Athletic Bilbao and Levante.

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  4. Modric likely to return for Real against SchalkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is likely to return from a lengthy injury layoff in the Champions League last 16 second leg at home to Schalke 04 on March 10, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Saturday. Real Madrid's Luka Modric challenges Liverpool's Lazar Markovic during their Champions League Group B soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid November 4, 2014.

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  5. James Rodriguez steps up return from foot injury as Real Madrid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Daily Mail

    James Rodriguez steps up return from foot injury as Real Madrid star posts Instagram video working out in the gym James Rodriguez has given Real Madrid fans a boost that he is bouncing back to full-fitness from injury after posting an Instagram video on Thursday. The 23-year-old hasn't featured for the Spanish giants since breaking his fifth metatarsal in his right foot against Sevilla earlier this month.

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  6. 'Real Madrid aren't the same without Modric' - why Luka's return is such a big boost for AncelottiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Goal.com

    Ex-Madrid and Croatia midfielder Robert Jarni tells Goal that his former club have missed the 29-year-old but warns that they should avoid rushing him back to action EXCLUSIVE By Ben Hayward in Madrid Finally some good news for Real Madrid. After their recent derby disappointment at Atletico, controversy surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo's birthday celebrations and fluctuating form in recent weeks, coach Carlo Ancelotti received a big boost on Thursday as Luka Modric returned to training.

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  7. 'Madrid aren't the same without Modric' - why Luka's return is such a big boost for AncelottiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Goal.com

    Finally some good news for Real Madrid. After their recent derby disappointment at Atletico, controversy surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo's birthday celebrations and fluctuating form in recent weeks, coach Carlo Ancelotti received a big boost on Thursday as Luka Modric returned to training.

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  8. Ex-Tottenham man Luka Modric back in Real Madrid training, Clasico aimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Business News

    The Croatia international has been on the sidelines for a couple of months through injury, but could be ready to feature in El Clasico next month. Real Madrid star Luka Modric returned to full training yesterday, with the Croatian slowly getting back to fitness after a prolonged period on the sidelines.

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  9. FIFA says it is awarding Fox, Telemundo another World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | USA Today

    FIFA will award Fox, Telemundo 2026 World Cup FIFA awards Fox another World Cup, extending TV deals through 2026 with US, Canadian partners Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1E5tVJz Luzhniki Stadium and the Moscow skyline are seen from Lenin Hill on the campus of Lomonosov Moscow State University on Aug. 17, 2013 in Moscow. The stadium is expected to host the 2018 World Cup Final.

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  10. Wolfsburg to sign Schuerrle for club record, reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Football.co.uk

    VfL Wolfsburg are poised to sign Chelsea 's Germany international Andre Schuerrle for a club record transfer, according to German media reports, after selling Croatia's Ivica Olic to Hamburg on Friday. It was Schuerrle's cross from which Mario Goetze scored the winning goal for Germany in the World Cup final last July, but the winger has failed to win a regular place under Jose Mourinho.

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  11. Genuine refereeing howlers are unforgivable, but it's important to know the differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    William Lai is a qualified soccer referee, instructor and assessor, and has also officiated in England and Australia. As an educator, scientist and social scientist, he is also interested in human behaviour which is why his column offers an alternative and rational commentary of what happens on and off the pitch.

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  12. Eric Cantona and 20 Crazy Red Cards in World Football HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | BleacherReport

    This weekend marks the anniversary of a moment that many in football would rather forget, and others argue over the rights or wrongs of the situation: Eric Cantona's red card and subsequent kung-fu kick attack on a Crystal Palace supporter. The French former Manchester United star is far from the only bizarre or senseless red card recipient in the history of the game, of course, but it is one frequently brought into conversations because of its memorable nature.

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  13. Andrej Kramaric had an FA Cup debut to forget after being booked...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Daily Mail

    From the little we know about Andrej Kramaric, he seems to be an individual who doesn't want to pile too much pressure on himself. 'I hope to score at least one goal and be better than Bosko Balaban!' he grinned this week.

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  14. Benzema brilliance papers over Modric-sized crackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Goal.com

    Spanish Football Writer A piece of Karim Benzema brilliance changed everything. The French forward beat two defenders on the byline and dragged the ball back for Cristiano Ronaldo to score the opener.

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  15. Chelsea Transfer News: Luka Modric Deal Targeted, Latest Raphael Varane RumoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | BleacherReport

    As such, he has the class and tenacity to improve any side on the continent, including Jose After struggling to initially settle in Spain, the Croatia international has cemented himself as a key fixture in manager Carlo 's plans.

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  16. Kovacic will play for a bigger club than Inter, says ModricRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Goal.com

    The 20-year-old is often mentioned at Santiago Bernabeu and is destined for a greater stage than that which the Nerazzurri can provide, according to his compatriot Luka Modric believes Mateo Kovacic will play for a bigger club than Inter , revealing that his colleagues at Real Madrid frequently ask about his fellow Croat. The pair were both part of the Croatia side that went to the World Cup in June and suffered elimination at the group stage, and the 29-year-old feels his international team-mate has a bright future ahead of him.

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  17. Corluka Interest?Read the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | Vital Football

    January is getting closer and closer, which of course when it arrives means the transfer window reopens - a reported Hull target is Vedran Corluka. The Sunday Mirror is linking the former Man City and Spurs defender, currently plying his trade in Russia with Lokomotiv Moscow, with a return to the Premier League and Steve Bruce is said to be one of those 'showing an interest' in making this happen.... No doubt Bruce, who eased the pressure on himself with a much needed Boxing Day win, will be keen to make some more transfer in January but he would also have to offload some players too.

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  18. Luka Modric targets Champions League returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Fox Sports

    Luka Modric hopes to return to Real Madrid's side in mid-February but insists he will not rush his comeback from a thigh injury. Modric injured a thigh muscle during Croatia's Euro 2016 qualifier with Italy in November, and was sent for surgery to repair the problem.

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  19. Football: Khedira happy to extend Real Madrid contract if terms are rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Straits Times

    Germany midfielder Sami Khedira has indicated he would be happy to extend his contract with Real Madrid beyond June 2015 if an agreement can be reached. Khedira, whose season has been disrupted by injuries, is not a first-choice starter under coach Carlo Ancelotti, with Germany team-mate Toni Kroos, Croatia international Luka Modric and Spain playmaker Isco all ahead in the pecking order.

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  20. James Rodriguez injury could prompt Real transfer market forayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Rediff.com

    An injury to playmaker James Rodriguez could prompt Real Madrid to dip into the transfer market next month and they are interested in Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva among others, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Monday. Tests have confirmed Rodriguez suffered a calf strain in Saturday's La Liga win at home to Celta Vigo that may prevent him playing at this month's Club World Cup and Ancelotti said Real may look to bring in a midfielder to combat a rash of injuries in that position.

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