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Can good friends Ajax help Barcelona out of another jam?
09:01 Thursday 23rd January 2020

When Rinus Michels brought Total Football to Barcelona in the 1970s, it began a beautiful friendship. Johan Cruijff eventually followed his mentor to the Nou Camp. The legendary Dutch midfielder played in Blaugrana stripes, won titles as the…

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Which Barcelona youngsters can excel under Quique Setien?
17:00 Sunday 19th January 2020

As Barcelona fans will tell you, the devil has been exorcised. Ernesto Valverde perhaps won’t go down as the worst manager in history, but he'll sure rank up amongst the most-hated. After much speculation narrowing down a potential…

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Can Barca cope with Luis Suarez's absence?
15:01 Sunday 19th January 2020

Barcelona's decline began after they won a historic treble under Luis Enrique in 2015. Domestic titles assuage the pain but La Liga is the minimum standard at the Nou Camp. Barca's failure in Europe hastened Ernesto Valverde's…

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Where does Giovani Lo Celso fit in at Tottenham Hotspur?
12:00 Wednesday 7th August 2019

Tottenham Hotspur has signed two players this window after not acquiring any new faces during the last two windows combined. The Lilywhites are moving in for a third acquisition in Giovani Lo Celso. The Argentine has come on…

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Junior Firpo fills a glaring hole for Barcelona
08:01 Sunday 28th July 2019

FC Barcelona is not messing around this summer transfer. How can they with Real and Atletico Madrid are going from strength to strength? The double debacle at season's end, surrendering a three-goal advantage to Liverpool in the Champions…

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Would Barcelona domestic clean sweep earn Ernesto Valverde more time?
17:00 Saturday 25th May 2019

On the face of it, Ernesto Valverde is doing an admirable job as Barcelona manager. The Spanish tactician’s delivered four trophies since taking over the reins two years ago. Delve a little deeper, though, and all isn’t so upbeat…

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Las Palmas deservedly relegated after Alaves loss
11:00 Wednesday 25th April 2018

It was forecasted. Even the most optimistic Las Palmas faithful saw the handwriting on the wall. Everything wasn’t right at Estadio Gran Canaria. From the men upstairs to those beneath, relegation seemed almost inevitable at season's…

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How to overcome Real Madrid, by Quique Setien
17:45 Friday 22nd September 2017

Real Madrid, have arguably, been the World's best team in the past 12 months. Becoming the only team in history to win back-to-back European Champions League titles have seen their global brand become even more popular. Players such as Luka…