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Man United and Liverpool among clubs in the race for Antoine Griezmann

Real Sociedad star Antonine Griezmann is wanted by a host of Premier League clubs including Man United, Liverpool and Arsenal the Sunday Mirror reports. The 23 year old French winger has lit up the Primera Division this season with a series of top drawer performances, netting 16 goals in the process.

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GUEST POST: The fight for La Liga Survival

With the race for the title fully underway between the famous old foes of Real Madrid and Barcelona also this season the inclusion of Atletico Madrid, you could be forgiven to not be aware of what is going on at the other end of the table in the fight for survival. With only 5 games […]

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Diego Costa on his way to Chelsea

Chelsea are set to sign highly rated Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa this summer according to UK newspaper, the Metro. The 25 year old has been in sensational form this season, more than capably filling the void left by his departed predecessor Radamel Falcao with 35 goals in all competitions for Atleti.

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Paco Jemez shows a lack of respect for convention as he aims to keep Vallecano in La Liga.

Real Madrid went into last Saturday evening’s match with Rayo Vallecano having lost their last two matches but very few people expected it to become a third. Their neighbours from the capital’s suburb of Vallecas were obliging opponents as Real sought to keep pace with title rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid who had both won […]

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Ronaldo out with knee injury

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Real Madrid’s La Liga match against Real Sociedad on Saturday with a knee injury. Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti insists that it isn’t a problem, but concern is growing that Los Blancos could be without their free scoring talisman in the season run in. Rumours are circulating around Madrid that his injury […]

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What’s the future for Barcelona?

Barcelona are still reeling from the news that they have been handed a 14 month transfer embargo by FIFA. They have announced an appeal, but could this be turning into an annus mirabilis for Tata Martino’s team, and if so how will they cope with it? Barcelona were always seen as being above the temptations […]

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All square in the Champion’s League

It’s as you were in the Champions League as Barcelona and Atletico Madrid fought out a 1-1 draw at Camp Nou, as predicted earlier on www.laligablog.com. Diego Simeone’s side are full of confidence, and it showed. They took the game to Barcelona, never giving Tata Martino’s men a chance to get their passing game going. […]

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Chelsea Set To Pounce For Costa

There are two questions hanging over Diego Costa today: will he be fit enough to start against Barcelona in tonight’s Champions League tie, and will he be starting a career at Chelsea in the new season. Jose Mourinho, ever one for plain speaking, has made no secret of his disdain for the current Chelsea forward […]

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Are Ronaldo And Real Madrid To Divorce?

Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid. A match made in heaven. But could it be heading for a messy divorce, and if so is there an English third party involved? Ronaldo has been at his imperious best this season, scoring 44 goals in all competitions. He won the Ballon D’Or, and was acclaimed by most as […]

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De Gea likely to get Spain nod over Lopez

Manchester United keeper David de Gea is likely to be selected ahead of Real Madrid’s Diego Lopez for the 2014 World Cup this year despite contrasting seasons with their clubs. With Victor Valdes ruled out due to a knee injury picked up in midweek, one spot remains, and the United youngster is expected to take […]

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La Liga title race hots up

La Liga’s title race is going to the wire, as all three contenders claimed important victories yesterday. In recent weeks they seemed to have been taking it in turns to drop points, but it’s becoming increasingly difficult to predict who will claim the crown. The Barcelona derby opened proceedings. Espanyol kept the match tight against […]

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Griezmann denial the start of Sociedad exodus

Real Sociedad’s star player Antoine Griezmann took to Twitter yesterday to refute rumours of a move to PSG being completed. The 23-year-old Frenchman was the subject of an apparently confirmed news story suggesting he had agreed terms with the Ligue¬†1 club. The Sociedad youth prospect answered back to these claims, saying ,”Having seen this news, […]

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Cosmin Contra replaces Luis Garcia at Getafe

Former Getafe player Cosmin Contra has taken over from the sacked Luis Garcia and has been given the instruction to keep the club in the top flight. Getafe have not won in 12 La Liga games and sit just a point above the bottom three, but Contra has vowed to impress supporters. Contra spent five […]

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Return tie against City at Camp Nou sets Barca tongues wagging

After a fairly fortuitous 2-0 win against a game Manchester City in the Champions League, it looks likely that Barcelona will get through to the quarter-finals at the expense of the moneyed English side. In recent years, Spanish clubs have had the upper hand over their English opponents, with Barca among those profiting the most. […]


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