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Eight teams that could win the UEFA Champions League

The group stage of the UEFA Champions League is underway, and 32 teams still have a chance to win Europe’s elite club competition. Some of them realistically have no chance — Cinderella teams from small leagues, such as Azerbaijan’s Qarabag FK, make for great stories but have no realistic chance of winning the competition. In fact, only about a quarter of the teams remaining in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 13, 2017  |  Discuss

The Post-30 Stars Aging And Regenerating In La Liga

With the amount of attention paid to Real Madrid’s dominance under Zinedine Zidane and Barcelona’s over-reliance on their front attacking three, last season’s La Liga title race wasn’t officially clinched until the second to final match day weekend. Barcelona had snuck into first place as late as March, which in a recurring theme in analyzing the side this season, over flattered...
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August 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Modric passes Real Madrid medical

Luka Modric has passed his medical with Real Madrid as he puts the finishing touches on his move from Tottenham. Madrid have confirmed that the Croatia playmaker has successfully completed his medical tests with the Spanish giants and is now set to pen to paper on a five-year contract at the Bernabeu. A statement on Real Madrid's official website read: "The new player of Real Madrid...
Via Fox Soccer
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Modric set to complete Madrid switch

Luka Modric will join Real Madrid "for sure" in the next few days, according to Dinamo Zagreb director of football Zoran Mamic. Modric, 26, has been chased by the Primera Liga champions for most of the summer and a deal appears imminent. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy had steadfastly refused to sell the Croatia international unless their valuation was met. But it appears Tottenham...
Via Fox Soccer
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Villas-Boas: Modric in talks with Real Madrid

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas says Luka Modric is training on his own while the midfielder holds discussions with Real Madrid about a move to the Spanish champions. The Croatia international is widely reported to be on the verge of joining Madrid in the coming days, ending his four-year spell at Tottenham. Villas-Boas says ''he is still a Tottenham player but from what the...
Via AP on Fox
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Modric set for Madrid switch

Reports suggest Luka Modric is set to fly to Spain on Thursday to finalize his move from Tottenham to Real Madrid . If the move goes through it would bring to an end a four-year spell at White Hart Lane for Modric, during which time he has developed into one of the Premier League's most impressive performers. The Croatia international was linked with a move to Chelsea last summer...
Via Fox Soccer
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

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