Spain World Cup Newswire

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  1. Could the next Messi come from Nigeria as Barcelona launches Lagos academy?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BBC News

    One of the world's biggest and most successful clubs, Barcelona is launching a football academy in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub. The academy, in Africa's biggest city, is the first of its kind on the continent.

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  2. Football's most X-rated tacklesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'What happened to me when I was sacked as champion is peanuts compared to Claudio:' Mourinho pays tribute to friend Ranieri with initials on United shirt and slams Leicester players after sacking United handed nightmare draw against Rostov in Europa League last-16 as they face 3,700-mile Russia trip before Chelsea tie MARTIN SAMUEL: Leicester's owners were snakes claiming to support Ranieri - his dispiriting, depressing sacking marks the day the game lost its soul Player power led to Ranieri's sacking but his Leicester future was in doubt for months... his tweaks baffled squad England give first start to ex-rugby league star Te'o in Six Nations clash with Italy as Jones makes four changes Leicester went from top of the world to relegation battlers: How it all unravelled for Ranieri in the months since title triumph Ranieri sacked by Leicester: Italian departs just 298 days after winning ... (more)

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  3. Chelsea news: Fabregas not surprised clubs want CourtoisRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Chelsea ace Cesc Fabregas not surprised if Europe's top clubs come in for 'best goalkeeper in the world' Thibaut Courtois Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas is under no false illusions that club goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will be a man in demand during the summer transfer window, insisting the Belgian is the world's best. Courtois has been linked numerous times with a potential move to Spanish giants Real Madrid, as they seek to find a permanent successor to club legend Iker Casillas.

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  4. What this picture of Iker Casillas and Gianluigi Buffon embracing really representsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    Hosts Porto fell to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. But we're not talking about the clubs.

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  5. Iker Casillas and Gigi Buffon, Legends Collide Again for Maybe the Final TimeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | BleacherReport

    For some, it is one of the more open-and-shut contests of the Champions League last-16 ties, but FC Porto's meeting with Juventus is replete with meaning. It goes beyond the four editions they have won between them, and even past the 1984 European Cup Winners' Cup final involving the pair Instead, there is no looking beyond the coming together of Iker Casillas and Gianluigi Buffon , two of the greatest goalkeepers of their, or any, generation.

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  6. 'We are the best': Gianluigi Buffon, Iker Casillas to resume rivalry - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci will be left in the stands for Wednesday's Champions League match against Porto as punishment for his outburst aimed at coach Massimiliano Allegri. Allegri announced the move on Tuesday at the pre-match news conference, saying he had agreed it with club officials as "a fair decision, out of respect for the squad, the fans and the club."

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  7. Atletico Madrid close in on last eight with 4-2 Bayer Leverkusen winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | DNA India

    Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann celebrate after scoring the 0-2 goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first-leg football match between Bayer Leverkusen and Club Atletico de Madrid in Leverkusen, western Germany on February 21, 2017 Two lethal counter-attacks in the opening 25 minutes put the 2014 and 2016 finalists in the driving seat of the contest. Atletico Madrid beat hosts Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in a topsy-turvy encounter on Tuesday to take a firm handle on their Champions League round-of-16 tie ahead of the return leg in Spain next month.

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  8. Football: Atletico ease past Leverkusen 4-2 to take control of tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Atletico Madrid beat hosts Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in a topsy-turvy encounter on Tuesday to take a firm handle on their Champions League round-of-16 tie ahead of the return leg in Spain next month.

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  9. 'We are the best': Buffon and Casillas to resume rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    It will be a meeting of goalkeeping greats when Gianluigi Buffon faces old rival Iker Casillas on Wednesday in the Champions League.

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  10. Porto vs Juventus: Age-defying Casillas, Buffon renew rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Peninsula

    Rome: Goalkeeping icons Iker Casillas and Gianluigi Buffon will renew a rivalry going back almost two decades when Porto host Juventus in Wednesday's Champions League last 16. Between them they have 334 caps, 275 Champions League matches, 12 league titles, two World Cups, two European championships, three Champions Leagues, a UEFA Cup and a combined age of 74. "What do you think about it? For me, you're the best," wrote Casillas of a UEFA poll on the world's leading goalkeepers. "I'm not choosing.

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  11. We are the best': Buffon and Casillas to resume rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Washington Post

    This Oct. 23, 2013 file photo shows Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, left, sharing a laugh with then Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas at the end of a Group B Champions League soccer match between Real Madrid and Juventus at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain. It will be a meeting of goalkeeping greats when Gianluigi Buffon faces old rival Iker Casillas in the Champions League on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 as Juventus visits Porto.

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  12. Is Jorge Sampaoli the Man to Reaquaint Barcelona with Their Own Religion?Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | BleacherReport

    Jorge Sampaoli certainly has a way with words. For a man who spends his weekends looking like the most agitated man in Spain, forever pacing furiously around his technical area with short, angry strides while bellowing and screaming to adopt the demeanour of Joe Pesci in Home Alone , such an attribute might surprise you.

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  13. Barca fans boo coach but players rally behind himRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Rediff.com

    The game was Barca's first since last week's 4-0 humiliation at Paris Saint Germain in their Champions League last 16, first leg - the worst defeat of Luis Enrique's coaching career. Pique, a World Cup winner in 2010 and European champion in 2012 with Spain, said at a promotional event on Monday that the players and supporters owe Luis Enrique a debt of gratitude for all the success he has brought since taking the helm in 2014.

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  14. Barcelona captain Iniesta backs coach after fans vent frustrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta and the club's president have rallied behind coach Luis Enrique after fans vented their frustration at a tough week with boos during their 2-1 home win in La Liga on Sunday. Football Soccer - Paris St Germain v Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg - Parc Des Princes, Paris, France - 14/2/17 Barcelona's Andres Iniesta looks dejected Reuters / Christian Hartmann Livepic BARCELONA: Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta and the club's president have rallied behind coach Luis Enrique after fans vented their frustration at a tough week with boos during their 2-1 home win in La Liga on Sunday.

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  15. Barcelona's starting XI against Leganes contained 10 foreigners...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Mirror.co.uk

    Just a few years ago, the boys from Barca weren't just playing the sexiest, most successful football we had ever seen - they were doing it with a team full of homegrown, Spanish stars. Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Carlos Puyol, Gerard Pique, David Villaa one of the greatest club sides of all time was also the backbone of one of the greatest national sides of all time - the Spain team that won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012.

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  16. Spain's matchday 23 sees Barca crisis, Bale's return, fast hat-trickRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Xinhuanet

    Matchday 23 of the Liga Santander in Spain saw Gareth Bale return after nearly three months out with injuries, while Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro scored the second fastest hat-trick in the history of the league. Here are some of the key points from the weekend.

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  17. David Villa sent off after referee uses video replayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Daily Mail

    David Villa sent off in MLS pre-season friendly after referee uses video replay - but doesn't issue red card until three minutes after the foul David Villa has been sent off after the referee was able review footage of him punching an opponent, although it caused a break of nearly four minutes in the game. Former Valencia and Barcelona striker Villa, who now plays for New York City FC, was playing in the pre-season Desert Diamond Cup game against fellow MLS side Houston Dynamo.

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  18. Non-league Lincoln into last 8, Leicester out of FA CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | SFGate

    On a dramatic day of late goals and upsets in the FA Cup, Lincoln became the first non-league team to reach the quarterfinals in more than a century and beleaguered English champion Leicester was eliminated by third-tier opposition Saturday. Lincoln, which plays in the fifth tier of English soccer, won 1-0 at Premier League team Burnley thanks to an 89th-minute goal from Sean Raggett .

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  19. Gameiro nets 3 in 6 minutes, Bale scores in return in LigaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | USA Today

    With three goals in six minutes, Kevin Gameiro made a strong case to be Atletico Madrid's first-choice striker after leading its 4-1 win at Sporting Gijon on Saturday Gameiro nets 3 in 6 minutes, Bale scores in return in Liga With three goals in six minutes, Kevin Gameiro made a strong case to be Atletico Madrid's first-choice striker after leading its 4-1 win at Sporting Gijon on Saturday Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2ltJGda Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, right, shoots to score past Espanyol's Hernan Perez during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Bale scored once in Real Madrid's 2-0 victory.

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  20. Atletico substitute Gameiro scores 3 in 6 minutes in La LigaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Fredericksburg.com

    Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring his side's second goal against Espanyol during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Bale scored one in Real Madrid's 2-0 victory.

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