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La LIga: Major Twist In The Title Race As One Contender Bows Out

VALENCIA, SPAIN - MAY 08: Juanfran of Atletico de Madrid reacts during La Liga match between Levante UD and Atletico de Madrid at Ciutat de Valencia on May 8, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

And then there were two… Champions League finalists they may be, but this past weekend saw Atlético Madrid eliminated from the race to win La Liga, leaving only Clásico rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid to contest the trophy heading into the final round of fixtures next Sunday. With every La Liga game kicking off at the same time on Sunday, there …

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Statistically Comparing The 2014 And 2016 Champions League Finalists

This years Champions League season has, to a large extent, mirrored that of 2013/2014. Despite another poor showing, an English team progressed as far as the semi-finals. Arsenal lost their nerve in the first leg, yet produced a brave, albeit fruitless, second leg against a European giant. Atletico Madrid under Diego Simeone knocked out a fancied Barcelona side. Two teams from Spain faced …

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Statistically Comparing Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 25: Cristiano Ronaldo (L) and Gareth Bale (R) listen to Zinedine Zidane manager of Real Madrid during a Real Madrid training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on April 25, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

The last five times that the world football transfer record has been broken, it has been done so by Real Madrid. In 2000 they took Luis Figo from Barcelona for €62 million. A year later current Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane arrived from Juventus for €75 million. In 2009 Madrid broke the record twice in one year with the arrival of …

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Stunning Statistic Shows The Dominance Of Spanish Clubs In Europe

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 04: Gareth Bale of Real Madrid celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League semi final, second leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City FC at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 4, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images )

The final whistle in the Santiago Bernebeu stadium on Wednesday confirmed another all-Madrid final of Europe’s top competition.  Real Madrid stuttered past a lacklustre Manchester City, thanks to a fortunate Gareth Bale strike, or unfortunate Fernando deflection, depending on which team you support. The Madrid defence lived up to its austere reputation as they kept yet another clean sheet. The …

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Real Madrid Dealt Massive Injury Blow Ahead Of Manchester City Clash

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 25: Cristiano Ronaldo (L) and Gareth Bale (R) listen to Zinedine Zidane manager of Real Madrid during a Real Madrid training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on April 25, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

The first Champions League semi final of the week has become that bit more intriguing with news coming through that Cristiano Ronaldo is to miss Real Madrid’s match against Manchester City. The Portuguese international almost single-handedly dragged them through the last round – scoring a hat-trick in the 3-2 aggregate comeback win against Wolfsburg – and he will be a …

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Graphics Highlight PSG’s Strengths And Manchester City’s Weaknesses

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City (3L) celebrates with team mates in front of the crowd as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg match between Manchester City FC and Paris Saint-Germain at the Etihad Stadium on April 12, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Tuesday night’s Champions League quarter-finals were set up to ensure an interesting evening. Manchester City had the benefit of two away goals for their second leg against Paris St. Germain. However, the last English team left in the competition have been anything but solid at the back since the injury to captain Vincent Kompany. Before the second leg, City had managed …

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Video: Real Madrid’s Marcelo Displayed All That’s Wrong With The ‘Beautiful Game’ vs Wolfsburg

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 06: Maximilian Arnold of Wolfsburg makes a point to Marcelo of Real Madrid during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)

The Champions League encounter between Wolfsburg and La Liga’s Real Madrid this week was marred by stupidity and cheating. Football: the beautiful game. Whoever coined that phrase did so long before footballers became cheaters. Football today is often not very beautiful and at times follows the theme of a soap opera, with play acting and churlish behaviour aplenty. Far removed from an …

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Audio: Coshcast Season 3, Ep. 36 – El Clasico And The Premier League Run-In

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 02: Cristiano Ronaldo (not pictured) of Real Madrid CF scores his team's second goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at Camp Nou on April 2, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Welcome to episode 36 of the Coshcast.  So who’s under the Cosh this week? Barcelona for a start, after Real Madrid ‘Zidance’ around them in El Clasico. Meanwhile, in the Premier League Spurs share a surprisingly similar attribute with Mesut Ozil as they start looking ahead and behind at the same time. Elsewhere, Leicester win again (boring) and Arsenal finally play like …

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Guillem Balague Provides Major Insight Into Jose Mourinho’s Possible Destination

during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea at Boleyn Ground on October 24, 2015 in London, England.

Who will it be, and who to believe? Sky Sports’ Guillem Balague took to Twitter in an attempt to untangle the crossed wires in the ever increasing saga of Manchester United, LVG and Jose Mourinho. With the football world’s consensus being that Jose Mourinho would inevitably find his way to Old Trafford, conflicting reports now suggest that current, beleaguered United boss …

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Liverpool Boss Klopp Keen To Sign Real Madrid Winger

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool, looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium on March 20, 2016 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is apparently keeping an eye on a Real Madrid midfielder.  The Premier League transfer rumour mill is now hitting high speed as new reports of top flight targets emerge daily. The latest reports suggest that Klopp is keen to sign Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez. According to Corriere dello Sport, Klopp is a fan and has …

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Watch: Thundering Lionel Messi Shot Breaks Fan’s Arm

Lionel Messi has managed to break more than records as a wayward strike breaks an opposition fan’s arm. Barcelona are on what appears to be another inevitable roll towards the La Liga title in Spain. A weekend 2-2 draw with Villareal and a Real Madrid 4-0 defeat of Sevilla sees the Catalan clubs lead at the top of the La …

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Manchester United Look Set To Keep Star & Huge Real Madrid Target

There appears to be more good news for Manchester United as Real Madrid appear to have lost interest in a key target. It’s fair to say that the red side of Manchester is happier than the blue today. After months of mediocre performances and dogged rumours over the future of manager Louis van Gaal, Sunday’s derby victory between the two …

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Report: Arsenal Submit Offer For Real Madrid Star Toni Kroos

Real Madrid have a plethora of midfield options at their disposal. However, Toni Kroos is among their top choices in the centre of the park, which is why the reports of Kroos wanting out comes as a bit of a surprise. AS reported that, although Kroos is under contract with Real Madrid until 2020, the German has several offers on …

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