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La Liga THE BAD!

Real Madrid’s summer has seen Zinedine Zidane’s side court plenty of controversy, and struggle to perform on the pitch. A poor pre-season, with three defeats from four games provided a far from ideal platform for the 2019-20 La Liga season. It’s expected to be a pivotal campaign under the former France international. Zidane’s return to Santiago Bernabeu in March was

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Life goes on at Atletico Madrid, despite the high-profile departure of Antoine Griezmann to rivals Barcelona. The Frenchman, who rejected a move to Camp Nou less than 12 months ago, sealed a switch to the champions in controversial style – however his former boss Diego Simeone has reacted in typically pragmatic fashion. The departure of Griezmann will hit Atletico, and

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Ajax 3-3 Bayern Munich [Champions League Group E, 2018] Although Ajax have a strong tradition in the Champions League, nearly everyone was surprised at their results in last season’s competition. After knocking out both Real Madrid and Juventus, Erik ten Hag’s side eventually lost to Tottenham Hotspur just one step from the final in Madrid. There were some excellent performances

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Portugal’s Rising Five

Nations League winners Portugal have a history of producing brilliant young talent. Colin Millar picks out five for the future… Joao Felix The 19-year-old rose to prominence for Benfica in 2018-19, netting 20 goals while registering 11 assists for the club, who regained the Portuguese top-flight. With a €120m release clause and a host of clubs interested including Real Madrid,

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With the Big leagues in full swing here’s a look at the big numbers form last campaigns   Top scorer Premier League: Mohamed Salah/Sadio Mane/Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang [Liverpool/Liverpool/Arsenal] — 22 Bundesliga: Robert Lewandowksi [Bayern Munich] — 22 Serie A: Fabio Quagliarella [Sampdoria] — 26 La Liga: Lionel Messi [Barcelona] — 36   Most minutes Premier League: Luka Milivojevic [Crystal Palace], Conor

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Managing Infants

When David Moyes arrived from Everton to manage Manchester United for the 2013-14 season after Alex Ferguson’s retirement, it puzzled many because Moyes’ only success at ’The Toffees’ had been in avoiding relegation. His only chance at silverware was the League Cup that 2013-14 season, after the 2013 traditional Charity Shield Final between the champions and the winners of the

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