Poker giants Bwin tip Real Madrid for La Liga glory


Read Madrid’s fine start to the season continued last weekend as their 4-1 victory over rivals Atletico Madrid put them three points clear at the top of the table with a game in hand over Barcelona. The majority of bookmakers now make Real Madrid 4/7 favorites to claim the La Liga title this season, including their sponsors online bookmakers and poker room Bwin who currently make them 11/21.

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Fernando Llorente

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Four things you need to get a result at the Nou Camp

Hercules beat barcelona

The other month we wrote a comprehensive guide on how any team could shape their bunch of prima donna no-hopers into a force to be reckoned with by replicating Barcelona’s sexy style of attacking football. After reading this guide and taking everything we’ve said on board, your team no matter what level should be ready to take on the world destroying every team in their with fluidity and over-whelming finesse. However, should your transformation fail despite your best efforts, what’s the best thing to do when you find yourself on the next plane to Barcelona knowing you face an agonizing 90 minutes of football against the Catalonian giants themselves at the Nou Camp.

La Liga dominates the 2011 Ballon D’or shortlist

Lionel Messi

The nominees for this year’s prestigious Ballon d’or award was announced on Tuesday and the shortlist rather unsurprisingly was full of La Liga players including eight from Barcelona and five from Real Madrid.