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James Rodriguez Spanks A Thunderbastard Into The Top Corner

Ham-ezzzzzz! A sensational strike from James Rodriguez on the stroke of half time set Real Madrid on their way to a comfortable 3-0 win over Almeria on Wednesday night. Following Barcelona’s destruction of Getafe just 24 hours earlier, the pressure was on Carlo Ancelotti’s side to perform, and that’s just what they did. James’ strike was the goal of the …

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Why Have Ronaldo & Bale When You Can Have These XI?

Eoin Lyons compiles a group of eleven players, who together would cost close to the fees paid for just three of Real Madrid’s star players.  Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez cost Real Madrid €265 million altogether. Although this money has undeniably helped Real Madrid strengthen their position as possibly the best team in football, €265 million is a hell of …

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GOALS! GOALS! GOALS! Puskas Award Winners 2009-13

Tonight the FIFA Ballon d’Or award will be announced, but for some, it is the prestige of the Puskas Goal of the Year Award that will capture the imagination. With that in mind, we have compiled a list of the last five Puskas award winners since the competition began. Just sit back and enjoy some of the greatest goals the world …

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Peamount’s Stephanie Roche Nominated For FIFA Puskás Award

Peamount United striker Stephanie Roche’s stunning strike from the edge of the area against Wexford Youths has been selected as a candidate for FIFA’s Puskás Award for the best goal of the year. This spectacular goal is one of just ten other strikes nominated for the prize of the world’s best goal. Roche is in some high quality company with world-famous footballers such as Robin …

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Liverpool Vs Real Madrid – 4 Key Talking Points

Liverpool face European champions Real Madrid for the second time in two weeks tonight in the Champions League. Rob Lyons discusses four key talking points ahead of tonight’s tie at the Santiago Bernabeu. Kick-off is at 7:45pm.  1. Form  Real Madrid come into this game with the considerable advantage of being the in-form team of the two sides and by …

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Rodriguez Goal Of The Season, Ronaldo Assist Of The Season

Following James Rodriguez’s incredible goal to put Real Madrid 2-0 up against Granada, Cristiano Ronaldo has gone one better with a backheel assist. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring after just two minutes, netting his 22nd goal of the season. We have only just entered November and he is on course for 30+ goals before Christmas. Let that sink in. Rodriguez …

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Paul Devlin Blog: Liverpool & Arsenal Chances In CL Tonight

Tonight’s a big night for the English teams in Europe. Chelsea may have beaten Maribor convincingly last night, but I doubt Liverpool or Arsenal will have it so easy. Brendan Rodgers’ men face off against possibly the greatest club side in Europe at the moment in the form of Real Madrid. Madrid have been impressive home and away this season …

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Real Madrid Manager Coming Under Increasing Pressure

Real Madrid lost 2-1 to bitter rivals, Atletico Madrid at the weekend and now Carlo Ancelotti is sure to be under intense pressure as Los Blancos are already six points adrift of La Liga leaders Barcelona. This is Real Madrid’s second consecutive loss following a 4-2 defeat to Real Sociedad and with such influential players such Angel Di Maria and Xabi …

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Radamel Falcao – Why Real Madrid Need Another Striker

It’s a massive 24 hours for Radamel Falcao, with a number of Europe’s heavyweights, Real Madrid included, fighting for his signature. Liam Cairns argues that Real Madrid need the Colombian to complete their team of Galacticos. With Radamel Falcao prematurely announcing his arrival at the Bernabeú on Saturday, then removing his tweet and claiming his Twitter account was hacked, no …

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El Clasico – Who Will Come Out On Top in 2014/15?

The La Liga fixtures were released on Thursday 24th of July, and of course the first fixtures discussed were the dates for El Clasico. The meetings between Barcelona and Real Madrid have always been key fixtures in the season but they should become even more exciting in 2014-15 due to the world class players that have been brought into the …

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Premier League Is No Longer The Best In Europe

A league’s quality is often defined by its quantity of top players. When one looks at the Premier League, it’s clear to see just how far it has fallen. Eoin Hallissey discusses the alarming trend of top footballers choosing other European leagues to further their careers.   Where have all the good men gone? Where are all the greats? Ronaldo went to …

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Four Reasons Real Madrid Have So Much Money

Real Madrid continue to pay exorbitant fees to add to their list of galacticos, but how do the Madrid club have so much money? Conor Heffernan discusses. Unemployment in Spain is at 26%, and Spanish bank debt is roughly equal to the GDP of Singapore. Yet in this dire economic climate Real Madrid has increased its revenue and recently has …

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Real Madrid: The Masters Of Football Gluttony

Alan Casey discusses the gluttonous nature of Real Madrid and their tactic of buying players just so other clubs cannot. World Cup winner Toni Kroos has completed his £24 million move to Real Madrid. And with the arrival of the former Bayern Munich midfielder, attention has now switched to Real’s other targets as the transfer merry-go-round gathers pace after the …

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James Rodriguez To Manchester United?

£63 million for one of the stars of this summer’s World Cup is the figure being touted to bring James Rodriguez to the Premier League, according to the Daily Express. The fee being mooted is certainly a substantial sum of money for any of the world’s top clubs to pay out. Although Rodriguez has played regularly for Monaco in Ligue 1, scoring …

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