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Two blokes at the Bernabeu

There are plenty of interesting story lines this week in La Liga: Clarence Seedorf makes his debut with Deportivo (on the bench, of course); Fernando Torres looks suddenly back in shape; Isco could be on his way out of Real Madrid; the local derby in Valencia should be an extremely intense match to watch; Villarreal could take Real Madrid’s fourth spot if Zidane’s team don’t get their act together. 2,156 more words

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Domino effect

The end of the transfer window in Spain, mostly boring, had nevertheless an intriguing transfer that generated a remarkable domino effect. Pep Guardiola, obviously short for cash and… 1,972 more words

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The harder they fall

Due to a quick trip to Tokyo on top-secret matters of the State, on Sunday night I will be at 33,000 feet, probably asleep, and thus unable to fulfil my usual obligations. 1,436 more words

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Lock your cars!

Right before 20:00 on Thursday, I went to pick up a package — a book on Spain’s 2nd republic — at the post office. Parked across the street, got my book in less than two minutes, went back to the car, opened the trunk and discovered that my laptop wasn’t there anymore. 1,044 more words

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Speak up

I’m sure we all agree: one of the most frustrating aspects of modern football is the development of a generation of players and coaches trained to say absolutely nothing during an interview. 1,841 more words

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Gluttony before Christmas

In his last column, Phil commented how odd this round of fixtures is. Indeed, the first match is to be played on Tuesday and the last on Saturday, which makes for a very long “weekend”. 1,916 more words

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We need you, Basques

With the obvious depressing state of Basque football, the fight over a top six finish in La Liga seems already settled for the rest of the season. 1,979 more words

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