Francesc Vilanova

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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...
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Jan 28th, 2013
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By Vladimir Moraru In a shot-in-the-arm tune-up for Wednesday’s clash with eternal rival FC Barcelona in the semifinals of the Copa del Rey (Spanishd Cup) Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals in Real Madri’s 4-0 trashing of Getafe in the 21st round of Spanish La Liga at the Santiago Berna...
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Jan 24th, 2013
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Barcelona achieved an intriguing 2-4 win (4-6 in aggregate) against Malaga at La Rosaleda in the return leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinals. Pedro Rodriguez, Gerard Pique, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi scored the goals for the Blaugrana, who attempted 15 shots, nine of them on target and one that...
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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 ...
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Aug 28th, 2012
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Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has admitted his surprise at Real Madrid’s poor start to the season but does not believe the result of Wednesday’s Supercopa will have any long-term effect on their battle for the Primera Division title. Madrid head into the second leg at the Bernabeu still searc...
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Aug 26th, 2012
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Osasuna play host to Barcelona this evening in Primera Liga. Osasuna have doubts over Emiliano Armenteros (groin) for tonight’s Liga game, with the midfielder set to be assessed ahead of kick-off. The hosts are definitely without defender Nano (thigh), but new signing Anthony Annan could be inv...
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Aug 1st, 2012
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Barcelona are being linked with a surprise move for Alex Song as reports claim the Catalans have identified the Arsenal midfielder as the ideal replacement for Seydou Keita. Barca allowed Keita to leave the club for Chinese side Dalian Aerbin after four years at the club, and they are determined to s...
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May 16th, 2012
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Barcelona have joined the race to sign Didier Drogba on a free transfer from Chelsea. The Spanish giants are ready to offer the veteran striker a two-year contract to beat off interest from China, Milan or the USA, according to The Sun. Chelsea have also offered Drogba, aged 34, a new two-year deal. ...