Barca All The Way

Barcelona edged their way into the Copa del Rey semi-finals with a 2-2 draw over Real Madrid. The cup holders, who were reduced to 10 men late on, lost 4-3 on aggregate in a pulsating affair. Despite Real Madrid looking the better side for the majority of the first-half, the home side grabbed the lead in the 43rd minute when Pedro coolly slotted home after an excellent Lionel Messi run….

January 26, 2012
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Barcelona v Real Madrid: Mourinho Vows To Turn Tables In Nou Camp

TEAM NEWS Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola could play the same XI that won 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu last week. Goalkeeper Jose Manuel Pinto replaces Victor Valdes – the 36-year-old understudy has played every cup match this season. David Villa is out with a broken leg, while Mali’s Seydou Keita is away at the African Cup of Nations. Jose Mourinho has said controversial Real defender Pepe will play if fit….

January 25, 2012
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Lassana Diarra To Stay With Real Madrid

Lassana Diarra insists that he wants to see out the remaining two years of his contract at Real Madrid. The 26-year-old French interntional was the subject of interest from Roma and Tottenham in the summer. A possible move to Spurs was close and Harry Redknapp confirmed talks were ongoing – but the deal fell through. Now back at the Santiago Bernabeu he is yet to feature this term, but he…

September 20, 2011
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Premier League Preview: Tottenham v Manchester City

Table-toppers Manchester City visit Tottenham aiming to maintain their perfect start to the English Premier League season. Roberto Mancini’s men have shown they are a serious threat to United with consecutive wins, netting seven times in two games. City’s attacking play has been exceptional with new signing Sergio Aguero, in-form forward Edin Dzeko and playmaker David Silva all scoring twice in as many outings. Silva has been the centre of…

August 26, 2011
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Arsenal Offered £12m Real Madrid Star as Denilson Prepares for Bundesliga Move

Arsene Wenger is being offered the chance to re-sign Lassana Diarra from Real Madrid – three years after flogging him to Portsmouth. France midfielder Diarra, who had a brief spell at Arsenal in the 2007-2008 season following a move from Chelsea, has made it clear he is fed-up at the Bernabeu and wants regular first-team football. Diarra is being offered around the Premier League and Arsenal and Liverpool have been…

May 12, 2011
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Top Ten: Shock January Transfers

In the wake of the news that Sunderland hit man Darren Bent is on the verge of a big money move to Aston Villa – which, let’s face it, no-one saw coming – join NaijaBet.com in recalling other eyebrow-raising transfers involving Premiership clubs from January transfer windows. 1. Sol Campbell to Arsenal, 2010 – The veteran centre-back had his contract terminated by mutual consent after making just one (disastrous) appearance…

January 18, 2011
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