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Manchester United dampen speculation over Ronaldo return

Manchester United are playing down reports that Cristiano Ronaldo is unhappy at Real Madrid and wants to return to his former club. According to Spanish newspaper El Pais over the weekend, Ronaldo is unhappy at the lucrative new pay deals given to Neymar and Lionel Messi, and wants urgently talks with Real about achieving parity with players he regards as ...

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Iniesta rejects big-money moves to China

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Barcelona captain and midfield maestro Andre Iniesta has turned down a number of big-money moves to the Chinese Super League, despite offers which would have seen his current salary increased many times over. The 33-year old Spaniard who scored the goal that won the 2010 World Cup for his country in South Africa, has attracted interest from a number of ...

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Atletico Madrid’s bid for Arsenal target turned down

Lautano Martinez future

Atletico Madrid have had a bid for Argentinian striker Lautano Martinez turned down according to talkSPORT. The 20-year old forward is currently playing for Racing Club in the Argentine First Division, and has scored 11 goals in 30 appearances for their senior side, as well as netting 8 times for his national side at under-20 level. His appearances have attracted ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Miguel Munoz

  At Real Madrid, the manager is perceived merely as a footnote – a man who oversees the biggest stars that the club buys every summer. In such an environment it is quite an achievement to have led the club for 15 years. Miguel Munoz remains the greatest manager in the history of Real Madrid and one of the most ...

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Ryan Giggs leads all-time assists record in top four European leagues

Although goalscorers take all the plaudits for scoring a goal, most strikers won’t be able to get on the scoresheet all that often without the presence of that guy in behind – mostly – feeding them with goalscoring opportunities. Today, we will take a look at the top assists providers across the top four European leagues. In the Premier League, ...

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Football records over the weekend (January 2 – 3, 2016)

Last week of action in Europe saw several records being broken. In the Premier League, beleaguered Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney finally found the back of the net as he turned in a pass from Anthony Martial against Swansea City in a 2-1 win for his side at Old Trafford on Saturday. The strike took Rooney’s Premier League goal tally ...

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Real Madrid’s biggest historical wins in all competitions

Real Madrid have been in marauding form this year when it comes to scoring goals. They have registered some big wins already this season and they recently hammered Rayo Vallecano 10-2 at the Santiago Bernabeu. Here are some of the biggest wins of Real Madrid through the course of their history. Biggest La Liga win Real Madrid’s drubbing of Rayo ...

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Clean sheet record holder goalkeepers across top 4 European leagues

In the German Bundesliga, Oliver Kahn holds the record for most clean sheets with 196 from a total of 557 games. Kahn, the captain of the Germany national team during the 2002 World Cup, had stints with Karlsruher and Bayern Munich in the German top flight. Manuel Neuer is chasing the record of the legendary German as he has already ...

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The average attendance of ISL as compared to other major leagues

When the Indian Super League was launched in 2014 amidst much fanfare and patronage of the country’s bigwigs from the corporate sector, there was no certainty about how the whole concept would be accepted by the wider Indian public. But the figures from the first season were very encouraging as the Indian football-loving public made their presence felt at the ...

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