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  1. Luka Modric suggests Real Madrid went easy on LiverpoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business News

    Real Madrid's Luka Modric has admitted that the Spanish giants were saving themselves for Barcelona when playing against Liverpool on Wednesday. After building an unassailable 3-0 lead at half-time lead, Madrid played much of the second half at walking pace as they conserved energy for the eagerly anticipated weekend encounter with Catalan rivals Barcelona.

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  2. Hull star reveals attemps to emulate ex-Tottenham teammate and Liverpool iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business News

    Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore believes his efforts to emulate the likes of Luka Modric and Steven Gerrard will only serve to help his push for an England recall. As he bids to earn an England recall, Hull midfielder Jake Livermore has cited idol Steven Gerrard and former teammate Luka Modric has two of the leading stars who he has tried to model his game after.

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  3. Jake Livermore: Tottenham let me down but I can still play for England with HullRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Daily Mail

    ... pits him against a player he has always used as his yardstick in Liverpool's Steven Gerrard. 'I used to study Luka Modric, who is a hell of a player, but Gerrard has been my hero since I turned professional,' enthuses Livermore. 'I played against ...

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  4. Real Madrid went easy on Liverpool... Luka Modric admits they were thinking about BarcelonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Daily Mail

    ... Sterling 100 per cent entitled to a night out the day after winger was too tired for England duty, says Rodgers Luka Modric has piled more misery on Liverpool by claiming he and his Real Madrid team-mates eased off in the second half of their ...

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  5. Modric: Real Madrid went easy on LiverpoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Goal.com

    The midfielder feels the Champions League holders were distracted by Saturday's Clasico despite winning 3-0, with the hosts losing heart after Cristiano Ronaldo's opener Luka Modric says Real Madrid took it easy on Liverpool despite winning 3-0 at Anfield as they had one eye on Saturday's Clasico. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring before Karim Benzema bagged a double to ease the Blancos into a three-goal lead by the break to maintain their 100 per cent group in the Champions League this season.

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  6. Pochettino targeting trophies for TottenhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | RTE.ie

    ... "Two seasons ago, Gareth Bale was here and the club sold him for 100million - now he is not here, there's no Luka Modric and I don't know. You have a different challenge or different target or objective. "Now it is different. The club is different - ...

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  7. Modric: Madrid took it easy on Liverpool & had one eye on ClasicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Goal.com

    The Croatian believes the Reds lost heart after Cristiano Ronaldo's opener at Anfield and says it would be a huge boost if the Blancos can defeat Barcelona at the weekend Luka Modric has hinted that Liverpool did not face the full force of Real Madrid 's might in Wednesday's Champions League win because they had one eye on Saturday's Clasico. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring before Karim Benzema bagged a double to ease the Blancos into a three-goal lead by the break.

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  8. Tottenham are in a tough period, but I've moved things along and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | This Is London

    ... "Two seasons ago, Gareth Bale was here and the club sold him for A 100million - now he is not here, there's no Luka Modric and I don't know. You have a different challenge or different target or objective. "Now it is different. The club is different ...

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  9. Pochettino pulls Spurs throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Ananova

    ... "Two seasons ago, Gareth Bale was here and the club sold him for 100million - now he is not here, there's no Luka Modric and I don't know. You have a different challenge or different target or objective. "Now it is different. The club is different - ...

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  10. Pochettino: Why Tottenham are going through a "very tough period"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Daily Echo

    ... "Two seasons ago, Gareth Bale was here and the club sold him for A 100million - now he is not here, there's no Luka Modric and I don't know. You have a different challenge or different target or objective. "Now it is different. The club is different ...

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  11. Mauricio Pochettino thinks Spurs are heading in the right directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

    ... "Two seasons ago, Gareth Bale was here and the club sold him for A 100million - now he is not here, there's no Luka Modric and I don't know. You have a different challenge or different target or objective. "Now it is different. The club is different ... 1 comment

  12. The Dossier: How Liverpool can match Real Madrid's richesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Goal.com

    Luka Modric and Toni Kroos cannot be allowed to supply Cristiano Ronaldo, the Reds must tighten up at set-pieces and Raheem Sterling should be deployed centrally Dysfunctional in attack, porous in defence and with an unconvincing return to the Champions League already entering dangerous waters, it's safe to say that Liverpool could probably do without welcoming the reigning European champions to Anfield on Wednesday evening. Real Madrid have lost all three of their previous meetings with the Merseyside giants the 1981 European Cup final at Parc des Princes and a two-legged humiliation in the 2009 Champions League round of 16 but one of those victories came in a different century and the other two may as well have done.

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  13. Real Madrid Hasn't Won a Real Game Yet Against LiverpoolRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Hispanic Business

    ... last 16 in 2012-13, where the team snatched a 1-2 victory over Manchester United thanks to goals from Croatian Luka Modric and Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo. Real Madrid is unbeaten in its last four visits to England. Besides the win against ...

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  14. Manchester City 4 Tottenham 1: Five things we learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Independent

    ... same race as Manuel Pellegrini's superstars, bankrolled by Abu Dhabi oil money. They don't have Gareth Bale or Luka Modric anymore. The best players will always make the difference and those of the quality of Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Jesus ...

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  15. Allardyce: 'I could have signed ex-Tottenham star and current Chelsea man at Newcastle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Business News

    Allardyce left Bolton Wanderers to take on the job at St James' Park in 2007, but lasted just half a season before being sacked by Mike Ashley midway through the campaign. In an interview with the Daily Express , Allardyce explained the lure of a bigger transfer budget than the one at Bolton initially attracted him to the North East, but he believes his ill-fated reign at the Magpies ruined any opportunity of managing at a higher level, but has revealed he could've signed players who went on to be a success in the Premier League including Luka Modric, Branislav Ivanovic and Phil Jagileka.

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  16. Sunderland make surprise loan bid for Barcelona wonderkid Alen HalilovicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Daily Mail

    The 18-year-old Croatia international midfielder only moved to Spain in the summer and signed for Barca B, who compete in the Segunda Liga. Halilovic had been courted by Manchester United, Real Madrid and Tottenham among others and has been compared to compatriot Luka Modric in style.

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  17. Iceland 2-0 NetherlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | BBC News

    ... Croatia's 6-0 demolition of Azerbaijan in Group H, with Ivan Perisic netting twice and ex-Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric also on the scoresheet. In the same group, Norway beat Bulgaria 2-1, with Martin Odegaard making his competitive international ...

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  18. Ex-Tottenham midfielder compared to Andrea PirloRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Business News

    Croatian coach Niko Kovac is delighted with the options at his disposal, so much so that he claims to have two Andrea Pirlo's in his side. Referring to the great Italian midfielder, formerly of AC Milan and now Juventus, Kovac talked up former Tottenham Hotspur star Luka Modric in comparison.

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  19. The Value of the high press in soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Washington Post

    ... its attack with the opposition just as out of sync as they would after being cut open by a perfect pass from Luka Modric. This is particularly true of successful tackles in the opposition half. Last weekend's North London Derby offers a good example ...

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  20. From Valencia goal machine to Tottenham benchwarmer - what has happened to Roberto Soldado?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Goal.com

    ... Soldado was perhaps the striker Spurs sought three or four years ago when the club boasted a midfield featuring Luka Modric, Gareth Bale and Rafael van der Vaart, but with those three all gone, Tottenham now need a centre-forward who is able to drop ...

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