Posts Tagged "Real Madrid"

A “Classico” Worthy Of The Name

A “Classico” Worthy Of The Name

By on Mar 25, 2014 in European Club Football, Latest | 2 comments

It was a strange Sunday more than a “Super” one. Tottenham showed heart. Stoke City looked like Barcelona. And Barcelona themselves defended like Aston Villa. In that context, Barca’s thrill/laugh-a-minute 4-3 victory at Real Madrid was almost to be expected. The Bernabeu clasico had everything Premier League fans apparently desire. Goals, pace, schoolboy errors,...

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A Homage To A Catalonian Evening

By on Dec 1, 2010 in European Club Football, Latest | 0 comments

I will get to actual football in a minute. Please bear with me. In a week when former Tory minister David Mellor bleated on TV about dishonesty in public life, it came as less of a shock to see Henry Winter making a good point in the Telegraph this weekend and Martin Samuel writing sensibly in the Daily Mail on Monday. Samuel left the Mail’s bleating at the BBC...

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Ronaldo To Madrid… Possibly

By on Jun 11, 2009 in English League Football, European Club Football, Latest | 4 comments

It has been said before that the one single things that all great sides have in common is a player in midfield, aged in his mid to late twenties. That player is at the peak of his strength. He has the experience and guile from having played professionally for several seasons, yet his fitness levels haven’t yet succumbed to the inevitable slowing that comes...

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