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Thursday 31 March 2011
Leaders Barcelona breathed a sigh of relief today after tests showed that a suspected injury to joint La Liga top scorer Lionel Messi on international duty with Argentina was merely a scare.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
Neymar, the next Brazilian sensation, will be playing in England next summer - whether he signs for a Premier League club or not.
Saturday 12 March 2011
It's a big weekend for...
If anyone knows how shaming it is for England to fail to beat Scotland at Twickenham, it is Andy Robinson.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
Mario Balotelli was frustrated with himself, rather than his manager, when he left the field after an hour of Manchester City's FA Cup win over Notts County, having felt that that he should not have missed out on goals. Balotelli's characteristically vivid expression of frustration – he threw his snood to the ground – was interpreted as a reaction to Roberto Mancini's decision to substitute him, though the 20-year-old is understood to feel that he had a poor game and that he missed out in a way that his team-mates did not.
Thursday 17 February 2011
Tuesday 11 January 2011
Barcelona duo Xavi and Andres Iniesta both lauded club-mate Lionel Messi after tonight being pipped by the Argentinian to become the inaugural winner of the FIFA Ballon d'Or.
Tuesday 21 December 2010
Argentina will play a friendly international against Portugal in London on Feb. 9.
Monday 06 December 2010
Barcelona trio Lionel Messi, Xavi and Andres Iniesta have been shortlisted for the FIFA Ballon d'Or.
Friday 19 November 2010
Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has given his strongest hint yet that Argentinian playmaker Javier Pastore will leave the club next summer.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
Lionel Messi thinks that Barcelona are still a better team than Real Madrid as the build-up to this month's El Clasico intensifies.
Tuesday 02 November 2010
Barcelona talisman Xavi insists that team-mate Lionel Messi is better than Diego Maradona ever was.
Saturday 16 October 2010
Thursday 07 October 2010
Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini says that even a bid of 60million euros would not be enough to persuade him to sell Argentinian playmaker Javier Pastore.
Friday 01 October 2010
Success is a terrible disaster," wrote Malcolm Lowry after the acclaim that greeted Under the Volcano. Roberto Saviano felt the full force of that insight when the triumph of his first book, Gomorrah, a hallucinatory exploration of the world of the Camorra, the Neapolitan Mafia, led to plausible death threats from gangsters he had exposed, and an indefinite sentence to life under escort.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Lionel Messi could return for Barcelona in tonight's Champions League match at Rubin Kazan with the Spanish champions determined not to repeat last year's costly mistake of taking the Russian side too lightly.
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