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Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo: Possible lineup and prediction

Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo: Possible lineup and prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Real Madrid will be chasing yet another record as Carlo Ancelotti’s men take on Celta Vigo in a tricky encounter at the Bernabeu this evening. Los Blancos will be looking to match the longest win streak by a Spanish club, set by Frank Rijkaard’s Barcelona in 2005. Rijkaard’s men...
Via Soccerlens
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Appreciating Arrigo Sacchi and His All-Conquering Milan Side

“I never realized that to be a jockey you had to be a horse first”. One of the most famous quotes in the history of soccer came from a man under intense pressure from the Italian media. Having never played football as a professional player, Arrigo Sacchi’s ability to manage a team trying to reach the pinnacle of European football was in scrutiny. Having beaten AC Milan twice...
Via World Soccer Talk
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona Defender Dani Alves To Play In Premier League Next Season

Barcelona defender Dani Alves says he expects to be playing in the Premier League next season. The 31-year-old fullback was strongly linked with an exit from Camp Nou over the summer after entering the final 12 months of his contract in June. The Brazil international, who has won 16 trophies at Barcelona since joining from Sevilla in 2008, is yet to receive an offer of a new...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona defender Alves to play in Premier League next season

Barcelona defender Dani Alves says he expects to be playing in the Premier League next season. The 31-year-old full-back was strongly linked with an exit from Camp Nou over the summer after entering the final 12 months of his contract in June. The Brazil international, who has won 16 trophies at Barcelona since joining from Sevilla in 2008, is yet to receive an offer of a new...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona start new La Liga season under cloud of uncertainty

BARCELONA --   Spain's league season begins Saturday, still tying up its loose ends in a hurry. Less than 19 hours after the scheduled finish of the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup, an event that celebrates the achievers of the previous campaign, champions Atletico Madrid and Spanish Super Cup-holders Real Madrid, Malaga kickoff the new one against Athletic Bilbao. The clock...
Via Fox Sports
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bojan Looks To Finally Realize His Potential At Stoke City

It’s amazing to think that Bojan Krkić is only 23 years old.  He burst on to the scene, making his Barcelona debut against Egyptian side Al-Ahly when he was just 16 and even scored in that game too. If he produces strikes of that caliber then he will quickly become a favorite at the Britannia Ground. For Hughes to use Bojan most effectively, he’ll need to deploy him in central...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Pep Guardiola Is One Of The Best Managers in the World

“We are sons of the Dream Team, trying to emulate them,” — a quote used from Pep Guardiola in 2009 to describe the Barcelona team he took over from Frank Rijkaard a year before. The quote was directed towards the ‘dream team’ Johan Cruyff had created in his stint of the club. Guardiola was primarily used as a defensive midfielder; beginning his career for Barcelona ...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Former Chelsea flop scores Europa League stunner for Porto

VIDEO: Former Chelsea flop scores Europa League stunner for Porto - originally posted on Soccerlens.comFootball’s greatest enigma, Ricardo Quaresma, provided yet another example of his boundless talent last night, as he scored a sensational goal for Porto in their 2-2 Europa League draw against Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt. The 30-year-old joined former club Porto last...
Via Soccerlens
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pep Guardiola: A Great Manager or A Manager of Great Teams?

Despite being the most successful manager in the history of FC Barcelona, there are those who consider the current Bayern Munich manager to be overrated. Guardiola won thirteen trophies in four years as manager of FC Barcelona, including two UEFA Champions League titles, beating English powerhouse Manchester United in 2009 and once more in 2011. Guardiola is the youngest UEFA Champions...
Via World Soccer Talk
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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