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Moments That Shook The LOI: When Limerick Stunned Real Madrid

In this latest instalment of ‘Moments That Shook the League of Ireland,’ Pundit Arena looks back at a time when Limerick reigned supreme in Europe… well for 20 minutes at least. Limerick United, as they were known at the time, fought off the challenge of Dundalk and Athlone Town to win their second and last league championship under the stewardship …

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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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Watch Real Madrid’s Ronaldo Surprise In Disguise

Real Madrid’s star man Cristiano Ronaldo has hit the headlines of late for his latest footballing achievement – winning the Balon d’Or once again this year.  However, he is also quite adept at disguising himself, as seen in the video below, surprising a kid with what looks to be a present of a signed football. Classy stuff from the Portugal …

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Why Do Europeans Not Care About The Club World Cup?

For the countries competing outside of Europe, making it to the quarter or semi-final stage of the FIFA Club World Cup is usually considered a major achievement but Europeans often appear quite ambivalent or dismissive about the competition. Here we take a look at why that may be. This year’s tournament takes place in Morocco and includes the teams Moghreb Tetouan (the …

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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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La Liga Is Broken And This Is Why

Saturday’s El Clasico was the most expensive game in world football. Ever. The two clubs continue to take a massive cut of the TV revenue from La Liga. The system is broken and unfair. Sean Curtin explains why.  €1.3 Billion was the figure media outlets reported this weekend. That figure represents the combined transfer fees paid for the 22 players …

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Alonso Proving To Be A Bayern Munich Bargain

With Xabi Alonso settling into his new surroundings at Bayern Munich with ease, Sarah Fitzpatrick looks at just how much of a bargain the 32-year-old is.  Bayern were hit by a massive blow in the summer when key midfielder Javi Martinez suffered a cruciate ligament injury and were left without options to fill in the midfielder’s position after selling Toni …

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Manchester United Plan Lucrative Deal To Tie Keeper Down

Manchester United are set to offer their super-keeper David De Gea an exceptionally lucrative deal before Christmas. A new five-year contract is set to be penned in the next few months and will be worth £30 million. The offer breaks down as a sensational £120,000 a week in wages and this increased contract would double De Gea’s current wages, according to …

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Manchester United Keeper Targeted By Spanish Giants

Manchester United net minder David De Gea has been targeted as a possible future replacement for Iker Casillas at Real Madrid. The European champions are hoping to land De Gea who is out of contract in 2016, according to Spanish outlet Marca. David De Gea was named as United’s player of the year last term. The Spain international was the first …

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Liverpool Set To Sign Goalkeeper

Liverpool look set to sign up free agent Victor Valdes following his recuperation from a knee injury which has kept him out of action since March. Valdes’ representatives and Liverpool are hopeful that a medical can take place sometime during the international break, with Liverpool confident of signing the ex-Barcelona stopper should he be deemed fit enough, according to Goal.com. …

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Manchester United Deal For Ronaldo Won’t Happen Soon

One of Manchester United’s most talked about future targets Cristiano Ronaldo now looks set to stay put at Real Madrid for at least another season. Spanish football expert Guillem Balaque has said: “I know for a fact Real Madrid will not let Cristiano go this summer, no way. “It doesn’t matter that Manchester United have the finances to get him, …

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Manchester United Target Has Conditions For Any Transfer

Mats Hummels who has been linked with the likes of Manchester United, Real Madrid and Barcelona claims he would only be willing to move away from Borussia Dortmund if he liked the style of play of the club that he would be moving to. The London Evening Standard reports that Hummels is not interested in a big-money move and that he is happy at Dortmund …

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Video: Real Madrid Boss Wary Of Ludogorets Threat

Real Madrid come into this game against the weakest team in the group; Ludogorets. Madrid’s Bulgarian opponents almost came away from Anfield with a draw however, so Madrid will need to be wary of a sucker punch from Ludogorets.  Real Madrid for their own part will take massive confidence from beating FC Basel 5-1 in their opening game, which not …

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Ronaldo Going Back To Manchester United In Two Years

Spanish football pundit Guillem Balague has predicted that Cristiano Ronaldo’s much talked about move from Real Madrid back to Manchester United will eventually happen, but not for another two years. The speculation about Cristiano Ronaldo going back to Manchester United is unlikely to let up anytime soon with a comment from football correspondent Guillem Balague, whose musings can be heard on …

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