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3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

La Liga: Predicting the Top 5 Teams at the End of the 2014/15 Campaign

For the first time in 10 years, Barcelona and Real Madrid both failed to claim the La Liga title, with Atletico Madrid being the main beneficiaries, taking out their first league crown since 1995/96 - their 10th in total.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seydou Keita, Gerard Deulofeu, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Diego Costa, Jeremy Mathieu, Vicente Guaita

10 hrs ago | Goal.com

Barcelona - Elche preview: Luis Enrique fired up for first Liga game in charge

Ivan Rakitic, Claudio Bravo and Jeremy Mathieu are all poised for their competitive Blaugrana debuts as another new era begins at Camp Nou Luis Enrique's Barcelona reign begins against Elche at Camp Nou on Sunday, with Xavi backing his former team-mate to return silverware to the club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Carles Puyol, World Soccer, More Sports, Celta Vigo

10 hrs ago | Goal.com

Best attackers in the world & Atletico fighting Barcelona and Real...

Goal teams up with Huawei to provide you with all the interesting statistics the Spanish top flight offers in 2014-15 Diego Simeone guided Atleti to their first title since 1996 last term, sealing the championship with a draw against Barcelona on the final matchday of the season, and they will be keen to prove their surprise win was not a fluke.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andres Iniesta, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Carles Puyol, World Soccer, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Paco Alcacer

Fri Aug 22, 2014

World Soccer

Spain's La Liga preview - 2014-15

Realism dictates that this season it will all be about Madrid and Barcelona once again, but Atletico Madrid will not surrender their title without a fight.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Andres Iniesta, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, David Villa, Falcao

BleacherReport

Why Javier Mascherano Will Shrug off Barcelona Captaincy Snub

Luis Enrique takes over on the Barcelona bench to become the third coach in as many years, and the ex-Blaugrana favourite as a player faces a slew of challenges in order to reverse a One of the former Roma coach's first duties was to oversee the new men in the Barcelona captain's hierarchy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Javier Mascherano, World Soccer, More Sports

BleacherReport

Neymar Injury Opens Door for Rafinha and Munir El-Haddadi to Shine

Luis Enrique was always going to give the kids some chances at Barcelona, but now Neymar has been injured the Barca manager has virtually been forced to.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Rafinha, Andres Iniesta, Javier Mascherano, Sergio Busquets, World Soccer, More Sports

DNA India

Revitalised Barcelona aiming for a flying start

Barcelona will be looking to put a disastrous end to last season behind them when they open their new La Liga campaign at home to Elche on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gerard Deulofeu, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Lionel Messi, Dani Alves, Carles Puyol, World Soccer, More Sports

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Here Come the New Galacticos

Real Madrid stars hold an on field discussion, above, during the Supercup match against AtlA©tico Madrid on Aug. 19. In the days leading up to Real Madrid's victory in the Champions League last spring-before Carlo Ancelotti's players burst into a news conference to spray him with Champagne, before the all-night party in the Plaza Cibeles-the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, David Villa, World Soccer, More Sports

BleacherReport

Picking an Opening-Day, Best-on-Paper La Liga XI

La Liga returns this weekend with a cast list more star-studded than ever following a close season of frantic transfer activity on both sides of the El Clasico divide.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos, Xabi Alonso, Victor Valdes

The Washington Post

5 things to know about the Spanish league

The Spanish league opens this weekend with the three main title contenders - Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, and Barcelona- all facing smaller clubs they will be expected to beat.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Javier Mascherano, World Soccer, More Sports, Athletic Bilbao, Ivan Rakitic, Real Sociedad

Wed Aug 20, 2014

India.com

Barcelona agree to sign Brazilian defender Douglas

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21: Spanish football giant Barcelona have agreed to sign defender Douglas from Sao Paulo for six million euros, the Brazilian club said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Daniel Alves, World Soccer, More Sports

Business News

Barcelona's spectacular plot for a 60m Manchester United and Chelsea ...

Atletico Madrid maestro Koke is the subject of late interest from Barcelona, who aim to push through a deal before the transfer deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andres Iniesta, Soccer Players, Cesc Fabregas, Dani Alves, World Soccer, More Sports, Koke

Suria

Barca need Messi, Neymar, Suarez to mask...

After a year of political turmoil in the board and court rooms and disappointment on the pitch, Barcelona have not taken a first trophyless season in six years lying down.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, Carles Puyol, Xavi Hernandez, World Soccer, More Sports

BleacherReport

Barcelona Transfer News: Loan Deal Would Help Alex Song Revitalize Career

Remember when Alex Song was a talented, promising, versatile midfielder? In order for that to be the case again, he needs to move away from Barcelona.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Abidal, Soccer Players, Abidal, Javier Mascherano, Cesc Fabregas, Carles Puyol, World Soccer, More Sports

Daily Mail

Cesc Fabregas and Didier Drogba take on ice bucket challenge and...

Cesc Fabregas looked ice cool on Monday night when the midfielder starred on his Chelsea debut in the Blues' 3-1 win at Burnley in their Premier League opener.

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Related Topix: Sports, Didier Drogba, Soccer Players, Cesc Fabregas, Gerard Pique, David Villa, World Soccer, More Sports

BBC News

Barcelona transfer ban appeal fails

Barcelona will be unable to sign players until January 2016 once the current transfer window shuts, after world governing body Fifa rejected the club's appeal against a transfer ban.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andres Iniesta, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez, World Soccer, More Sports

Daily Mail

Gerardo Martino offers Argentina's beaten World Cup finalists...

New Argentina coach Gerardo Martino has resisted making sweeping changes in naming his preliminary squad for next month's World Cup final rematch against Germany.

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Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, More Sports

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Big Lead

Is This 15-Year-Old Norwegian the Next Big Thing in World Soccer?

Meet Martin A degaard. The 15-year-old Norwegian could be soccer's next big thing or he could be just another teenager with an amazing set of YouTube highlights who never amounts to much and a decade later finds himself playing in front of roughly 200 people in Serbia .

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The Independent

La Liga comment: Luis Suarez's aggressive intensity is best hope ...

No one expects Real Madrid's A 500m squad not to come out on top in the Spanish title race that kicks off this Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, World Soccer, More Sports, Alex Song

Metro

Pique and Shakira do ice bucket challenge, singer hits player with pan afterwards

Gerard Pique and Shakira's attempt at the ice bucket challenge ended in comical fashion after the pop star hit the Barcelona defender in the face with the pan she had used to pour water over him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gerard Pique, Cesc Fabregas, World Soccer, More Sports

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