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Málaga teach Real Madrid a lesson but cannot fathom Uefa’s punishment

There is disbelief at the decision to ban the club from Europe next season because of ‘significant overdue budget balances’ Manuel Pellegrini told his players he would see them back in work on 2 January, wished them a Happy Christmas and left the Rosaleda carrying a suit and wheeling his case behind him. It wasn’t […]

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Christmas Crackers – the View from Spain

So the apocalypse failed to show on cue. It has a habit of doing that. It was also supposed to take place on December 12 (12.12.12 and all that), but it finally made an appearance on the evening of December 22, when the backside of Saint Iker Casillas was announced by Chendo, an ex-player and […]

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Malaga banned from Europe

The UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) adjudicatory chamber has met in Nyon, Switzerland, and has taken its first decisions in the cases of nine clubs that had been referred to it by the CFCB chief investigator, due to the presence of significant overdue payables balances. The decisions of the CFCB adjudicatory chamber are as […]

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Champions League Draw Results

TKTG brings all the best reports on the Champions League draw for the Knockout phase.  The draws are: Galatasaray vs FC Schalke Celtic vs Juventus Arsenal vs Bayern Munich AC Milan vs Barcelona Real Madrid vs Manchester United Valencia vs Paris St Germain FC Porto vs Malaga Shakthar Donetsk v Borussia Dortmund ESPNFC:  Ronaldo Returns […]

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Super Santi – Madrid’s loss is Arsenal’s gain

There’s something about Santi Cazorla. He has a strange effect on people. Mention him and there it is: the wide eyes, the enthusiasm, the enjoyment, the sense of discovery, the fun. From Ruud van Nistelrooy escaping the sun at Málaga’s training ground and offering a judgment of unsolicited simplicity, to Xavi Hernández citing him as […]

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Santi’s coming to town

Arsenal fans will be excited by news filtering through that Santi Carzola will sign for Arsenal soon. Most people are not too aware of the qualities of Santi especially as he neither plays for the big 2 in Spain and neither does he start for the Spanish national team. Competition for the Spanish midfield include […]

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