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They won’t have their fans and that might favour us a little: Casemiro

A few days left for the Clash of the Titans at the Etihad stadium. Real Madrid would travel to England to meet Pep Guardiola’s men. After the La Liga victory this season, the Royal Whites are confident and Casemiro...

Barca need to become independent of Messi: Ferrer

The last season has not been fruitful for Barcelona. They performed like a below-par team and their over-reliance on Lionel Messi was evident. Former Barcelona right-back Albert Ferrer also shares the same school of thought. Again, he tinks, Messi...

Now I wouldn’t say that I’d return to my farm before coaching Barcelona, says...

Mauricio Pochettino, after the end of his job at Tottenham Hotspur, said, he'd sooner go to his farm in Argentina than take charge at the Camp Nou due to his affiliation to Espanyol. But now, just two years after...

I think Zidane the player was… wow: Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola and Manchester City would meet Real Madrid next week in the Clash of the Titans of the UEFA Champions League. City have the advantage, but the Real Madrid they would face are not the ones which they...

Guardiola’s experience against Real Madrid will help Manchester City: Bernardo Silva

The Premier League is over and Manchester City failed to lift the title this time around. But still, there is the opportunity to lift the Champions League trophy and the whole world is waiting for the mega-event to commence...

We are always favourites in the Champions League: Josep Maria Bartomeu

The season has not gone according to the plan for Barcelona and their President Josep Maria Bartomeu has always been under huge criticism. But he remains and calm and composed despite the pressure he faced from the Catalan press...

It’s their competition and Madrid are Madrid: Fabio Capello

Each and everyone knows who Fabio Capello is. The legendary manager has so many achievements to relish in his illustrious career. The Italian was a Spanish champion with Los Blancos in his own spell on the bench in both...

It is not necessary to discuss how important Cristiano was for Real Madrid: Luka...

When Cristiano Ronaldo left Santiago Bernabeu in the summer of 2018, Real Madrid were at bay and they were left clueless by the departure of manager Zinedine Zidane at the same time. Those were dark days for the Los...

I couldn’t be happier and I know it would be perfect if the stadium...

After defeating Chelsea by 5-3, the much-awaited moment arrived for Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp. After 30 years the Reds had a hand on Premier League the trophy and they celebrated with a lot of emotions. This title means a...

Playing with Zinedine Zidane

In the mid 90s and greater part of 2000, world football witnessed a Frenchman dance with the ball. He would be considered as the greatest midfielder of all-time by many. In France, he is like a God and he...

This is Real Madrid and anything is possible: Raphael Varane

After scratchy start to the season, Real Madrid secured the La Liga title with one match to spare. For the whole squad, it had been a very challenging and tiery season. But for Real Madrid, the level of expectations...

I have all the respect for what Arsenal are on the pitch – not...

It was not the kind of evening Manchester City would relish. Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal showed better determination than City of Pep Guardiola and booked a place in the finals of the FA Cup.   The defeat was not taken lightly by...

Barcelona can win the Champions League: Quique Setien

All is not well at Camp Nou. The La Liga title is out of hand and now yet another manager is at the center of all the conversation. Yet another manager is set to become the sacrificial lamb. But...

We have to increase our standard against Madrid: Pep Guardiola

Manchester City failed to advance to the finals of the FA Cup because Arsenal stunned them with a 2-0 defeat. Neither the fans nor the manager of City – Pep Guardiola - was impressed by the result.   After the match,...

If we don’t produce a reaction, we won’t get past Napoli: Lionel Messi

Barcelona used to hide their failings on the big stage by winning the La Liga. It had always been one of their saviors and last season, just on the basis of La Liga's performance, Lionel Messi was awarded the...

Only three people have ever been able to silence the Maracana – the Pope,...

Four teams qualified for the Final Round where the winner would be decided via round-robin league system – each team would meet another and the best performer would lift the prestigious Hules Rimet Trophy. In the Final Round, the...

When I scored my goal, which was the first of the tournament and my...

On July 13, 1930, the first-ever goal was scored in a World Cup match with Lucien Laurent finding the back of the net in the clash between France and Mexico. http://gty.im/78966280 The first matches of the World Cup were played simultaneously...

As a person Maradona was one of the worst I’ve gotten to know in...

His grandfather was from Argentina, and his father, Jose Maria Codesal, was a referee in the 1966 FIFA World Cup. As a child, he remembered his father refereeing. Edgardo was passionate about football, played in childhood Baby Football teams...

The individual recognition is second for me: Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos stepped up again to take the penalty in a match where the Los Blancos squandered some brilliant opportunities.  Ramos was Real Madrid's penalty hero for the second time in four days as a 1-0...

He seems fine. The rest is speculation that I do not even enter into:...

For the last one or two days, the rumours of Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona gained so much momentum that it seemed, the Barca legend would end ties with the club and leave somewhere else when his contract would be...

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