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

    23 hrs ago | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Functional familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Sunday Herald

    ... some stage or other in Dinamo's academy. In the past seven years alone, combined proceeds from the the sale of Luka Modric to Tottenham, Vedran Corluka to Manchester City, Eduardo to Arsenal, Dejan Lovren to Lyon, Mario Mandzukic to Wolfsburg, and ...

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  10. Why has it all started so badly for Tottenham?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Football365

    ... Tottenham are well-stocked in midfield but are still - as they have been for years now - struggling to replace Luka Modric with another convincing playmaker. Etienne Capoue moves the ball about in front of defence, having completed the most passes ...

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  11. Why Have Spurs Started To Struggle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Football365

    ... Tottenham are well-stocked in midfield but are still - as they have been for years now - struggling to replace Luka Modric with another convincing playmaker. Etienne Capoue moves the ball about in front of defence, having completed the most passes ...

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  12. Tottenham Hotspur Players That Should Be Axed by Mauricio PochettinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | BleacherReport

    ... while Capoue's mindset is far more defensive. Spurs need to find a third man to bridge the gap between the two. Luka Modric once fulfilled this role for Spurs beautifully. Supplying the "pass before the pass" is a highly under-rated quality and ...

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  13. Watch Gareth Bale fire the ball into the FACE of Real Madrid teammate Luka ModricRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    The Welsh icon fired a clearance he thought would go miles in training...until it found the face of his former Spurs colleague And unfortunately for Luka Modric, he was on the receiving end during a Real Madrid training exercise as Gareth Bale misfired. The 85million Welsh star was warming up with Los Blancos teammates such as Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodriguez on Monday, in a game of piggy-in-the-middle.

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  14. Madrid need 'big attitude' to win the Champions League again - ModricRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Goal.com

    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 title holders 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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  15. Czech Republic 2-1 NetherlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | BBC News

    ... taking over following Cesare Prandelli's resignation. Also in Group H, Real Madrid's former Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric and Andrej Kramaric scored as Croatia overcame 10-man Malta 2-0, while Bulgaria won 2-1 away to Azerbaijan. One of the ...

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  16. Vertonghen Close To New DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Football365

    ... their only qualification under Harry Redknapp in 2010 - a failure that has seen the likes of Gareth Bale and Luka Modric seek top-level European football at Real Madrid. Lloris signed a new five-year contract in July and Vertonghen is also expected ...

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  17. Continental Breakfast: Gareth Bale set for central midfield role at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... Colombian star James Rodriguez this season could see the Welshman moved deeper to play alongside Toni Kroos and Luka Modric, according to Spanish paper Marca . Real Madrid have started this season slowly, a Spanish super-cup defeat to city rivals ...

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  18. FIFA 15 player ratings: Gareth Bale and Radamel Falcao miss out on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... 'La Decima' - the former Tottenham man was joined in the next batch of revealed names alongside Real team-mates Luka Modric and Sergio Ramos. Missed out: Real Madrid star Gareth Bale failed to make the top 10 of FIFA 15's highest-rated players ...

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  19. Premier League in Focus with Kevin Affleck: Pochettino inspires Spurs' thumping win over QPRRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Times of Oman

    ... it certainly represented a massive hike on the A 16.5 million they paid Dinamo Zagreb five summers earlier for Luka Modric. He scored just once in 17 appearances and that solitary goal came against a team from Moldova. He did not appear once after ...

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  20. Tom Carroll can be Swansea's Luka Modric, according to manager Garry MonkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Daily Mail

    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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