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The A to Z of Spanish summer switches (part 1) 1

The A to Z of Spanish summer switches (part 1)

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It has been an arguably low-key summer for Spanish clubs in terms of transfer movement, with the most talked-about move being one that looks unlikely to actually take place. Regardless of where Cesc Fabregas ends up playing his football for the forthcoming season, though, there have been plenty of moves worth reading up on. Here is Backpage Football’s guide to the switches so far…

"Stand up if you're a fan, stand up..." 1

“Stand up if you’re a fan, stand up…”

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Football has experienced some forgettable moments recently as the Football League play-offs reached full flow and fans’ expectations of promotion grew higher. Peter Rosseli takes a look at the crowd trouble, and reminisces of the great night between Atletico Madrid and Liverpool fans. The football world is still witnessing minorities dragging the reputation of many […]

Sevilla's wing wizards seal Copa success 0

Sevilla’s wing wizards seal Copa success

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Copa del Rey Final: Sevilla 2 Atletico Madrid 0 The magnificent surroundings of the Camp Nou provided the backdrop for a rather grand party on Sunday night as Barcelona clinched their twentieth La Liga title. And this coming Saturday, events at the Santiago Bernabeu will determine whether it will be Bayern Munich or Inter Milan […]

Finalists Atletico at last make a case for the defence 1

Finalists Atletico at last make a case for the defence

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Liverpool 2 Atletico Madrid 1 (2-2 on agg, Atletico Madrid win on away goals) Quique Sanchez Flores is used to succeeding Rafael Benitez. He succeeded Benitez as a coach in the Real Madrid youth setup. He succeeded Benitez in the home dugout at the Mestalla. Finally, he succeeded at Benitez’s expense and steered Atletico Madrid […]

Real stumble at Sevilla while Barca remain unbeaten 0

Real stumble at Sevilla while Barca remain unbeaten

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A boring two horse race may have well turned into an exciting trio as Sevilla beat Real Madrid convincingly at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan 2-1 to damage Real’s 100% start to the season and to signal their own intentions. This game was being billed as the first ‘Real’ test for Madrid and it was one they certainly failed as […]

Barca and Real continue impressive form 0

Barca and Real continue impressive form

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There seems to be no seperating Barcelona and Real Madrid at the moment as both sides continued their 100% start to the season, the title contenders are not wasting any time and the title race is firmly on as Real look to show their major summer spending spree can be backed up with success. Saturday […]

Champions League Quick Throw - Week 1 0

Champions League Quick Throw – Week 1

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BPF’s Kevin Coleman has a quick look at each of this week’s Champions League games; as all English teams get off to a winning start, Rangers earn a draw in Germany and the Internazionale/Barcelona clash ends goalless. Juventus 1-1 FC Girondins de Bordeaux – Jaroslav Plasil struck 15 minutes from time to give Bordeaux a […]