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Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes reacts during a Champions League semifinal soccer match, second leg, between Barcelona and Inter Milan, at the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, April 28, 2010
2014-10-23, Belfast Telegraph
Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes is to train with Manchester United, the club have announced. The 32-year-old, a free agent after leaving the Nou Camp in the...
Atletico de Madrid's coach Diego Simeone from Argentina gestures during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Real Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, April 27, 2013.
2014-10-23, Goal
The France international scored only his second goal for the club against Malmo on Wednesday but his coach believes he is becoming a useful asset for Atletico Madrid...
Real Madrid's Luka Modric from Croatia gestures during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Celta at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
2014-10-23, Goal
The midfielder feels the Champions League holders were distract by Saturday's Clasico, but the hosts lost heart after Cristiano Ronaldo's opener during the 3-0 win Luka...
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates after scoring during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Malaga's at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, in Madrid, on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
2014-10-23, Goal
The forward is unhappy with Real Madrid having a day less rest than Barcelona and played down talk of the game simply being a duel between him and Lionel MessiCristiano...
Manchester United's goal keeper David de Gea leaves the field at the end of the game after their Champions League Group H soccer match against SC Braga at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Tuesday Oct. 23, 2012.
2014-10-23, Goal
The 23-year-old goalkeeper, who has yet to sign a new deal at Old Trafford, has given no indication that he is prepared to join the Spanish club David De Gea insists he...
Real's Karim Benzema celebrates scoring the opening goal during a Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
2014-10-23, Goal
The Brazilian equalled Lionel Messi's record of five goals in one game during a week of sensational results in Europe's premier club cup competition There were goals...
Atletico's Koke, left, in action with Chelsea's Ashley Cole during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Chelsea at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday April 22, 2014.
2014-10-23, Goal
The midfielder played a starring role as Diego Simeone's side routed Swedish minnows Malmo 5-0 to move into pole position to reach the Champions League knockouts Koke...
 
The Malta Independent: Few might remember his knee surgery just three weeks before the World Cup, or the two goals he scored in a 2-1 victory over England in his first match in the tournament. The last and most memorable image of Luis Suarez is the striker biting Giorgio...
Goal: The Turin club confirmed that the midfielder, who was targeted by Chelsea in the summer, has signed a new deal until 2019 Paul Pogba has extended his contract at Juventus until 2019, the club has confirmed. Goal exclusively revealed in June that the...
London Evening Standard: Hull manager Steve Bruce believes Mario Balotelli may not have been too far wrong with his famous 'Why always me?' statement, claiming the striker has been treated as a "whipping boy" by his critics. Balotelli has been a divisive figure wherever he has plied...
noodls: (Source: Gas Natural Sdg SA) The event, aimed at raising the profile of films made on a low budget by emerging directors, will take place between 16 October and 15 November at the auditorium of the Gas Natural Fenosa Foundation (Plaza del Gas, 8) in Sabadell...
London Evening Standard: Harry Kane has the same “spirit” as Cristiano Ronaldo, reckons Tottenham team-mate Jan Vertonghen. Kane’s display against Asteras Tripolis was overshadowed by Erik Lamela’s brilliant goal but it was still hugely impressive. He claimed a hat-trick – his first...
Goal: EXCLUSIVE: The first Clasico of the season takes place this Saturday and the former Barca player has warned that Iker Casillas could face the same fate as other Real idols Ex-Barcelona midfielder Gaizka Mendieta has warned that Real Madrid fans turn on their...
The Local: An injury to Real Madrid's Welsh star Gareth Bale means coach Carlo Ancelotti can play a four-man midfield in a bid to dispute Barcelona’s dominance of possession in Saturday’s star-studded clash between Spain's two richest teams....
Spanish study2014-10-24
The Local: Learning new vocabulary activates the same pleasure centre of the brain as activities like having sex or eating chocolate, a new study by Barcelona researchers shows....
London Evening Standard: Erik Lamela's stunning rabona strike helped Tottenham to a 5-1 win over Asteras Tripolis on Thursday evening, but it wasn't a once in a lifetime moment. The Argentine latched on to a failed clearance and bamboozled visiting goalkeeper Tomas Kosicky, wrapping...
The Irish Times: Monday morning at Sant Joan Despí and the countdown has begun. It is 11am when Barcelona’s players appear, heading for pitch two where the sprinklers are still going. They are preparing for a Champions League match against Ajax but this is clásico week and it...
noodls: (Source: Universitat de Barcelona) From our very first years, we are intrinsically motivated to learn new words and their meanings. First language acquisition occurs within a permanent emotional interaction between parents and children. However, the exact...