Carles Puyol

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 13th, 2013
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FC Barcelona avoided arch-rivals Real Madrid in yesterday’s UEFA Champions League semi-final draw, although Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich stand between the Blaugrana and a spot in their eighth Champions League/European Cup final. Bayern Munich are widely regarded to be one of the favourites to l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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(AFP) GIJON, Spain — Teemu Pukki’s goal 12 minutes from time stunned reigning world and European champions Spain who were held to a 1-1 draw by Finland in their Group I qualifier on Friday. The hosts endured a frustrating first 45 minutes as they struggled to find a way through a camped Finnish...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 26th, 2013
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Cristiano Ronaldo is tripped by Gerard Piqué for the penalty that set up Real’s win at Barcelona. Photograph: Angel Martinez/Real Madrid via Getty Images Real Madrid are in the final of the Copa del Rey. These were set to be eight decisive days – Barcelona away, Barcelona at home and Manchester...
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Feb 26th, 2013
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Madrid: Playmaker Kaka is hoping to be involved as Real Madrid try to salvage their season when they travel to face Barcelona in the second leg of their Spanish Cup semi-final Tuesday with the tie finely poised at 1-1. The Brazilian scored and helped set up Gonzalo Higuain’s winner as Madrid came fro...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2013
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Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari goals gave AC Milan a huge chance of progressing to the Champions League last eight after beating Barcelona. The Rossoneri defended in numbers and the two former Portsmouth players struck twice in the second half. Boateng turned and fired in following Riccardo ...
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Feb 20th, 2013
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Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and AC Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy (Photo: AO) The referee blows his final whistle, AC Milan 2-0 Barcelona 93 Milan are heading for a famous win that would make Barca’s mission in the second leg difficult. 91 Milan substitute Traore receives a yellow card fo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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Barcelona:  Lionel Messi extended his record streak by scoring in his 12th consecutive Spanish league game to give leader Barcelona a 1-1 draw at Valencia, while Atletico Madrid remained perfect at home through 20 games in all competitions. Midfielder Ever Banega struck first for Valencia in the 33rd...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2013
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El Clasico 2013 – Despite Real Madrid being in good form results-wise and playing at home, it is FC Barcelona that comes out as the favorite partly because of the players Madrid will not be counting on. Iker Casillas and Pepe will be recovering from injury, while Sergio Ramos, Fabio Coentrao, a...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles held hosts Catalonia to a 1-1 draw Head Coach of Catalonia side, Johan Cryuff, has listed 10 players from Spanish La Liga leaders Barcelona for the international friendly against Nigeria’s Super Eagles this evening. He has also picked seven players from Espanyol FC, whose groun...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 7th, 2012
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Andy West examines where the first league Clasico at the Nou Camp later tonight will be won and lost. Barcelona come into the game EIGHT points clear of their arch rivals after a 100 per cent start to the season – winning their opening six league games. Real Madrid have recovered from a dismal ...