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Ibet: European Cup competitions latest betting, Notebook

Ibet: European Cup competitions latest betting

Chelsea have been given an unlikely chance of another Champions League night of glory

By | Notebook | Friday, 11 April 2014 at 5:02 pm

Mourinho’s finger and other acts of sporting violence, Sport

Mourinho’s finger and other acts of sporting violence

José Mourinho’s cowardly gouge, the ‘74 Lions and their “99″ call, warring team-mates and other shocking episodes of violence in sport.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 5 June 2013 at 11:30 pm

Forget the big match: As Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho have proved, sometimes an old-fashioned power struggle is better, Football

Forget the big match: As Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho have proved, sometimes an old-fashioned power struggle is better

Sometimes conflict is healthy, keeping people motivated and proving they care. Sometimes it can be ridiculous.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 8 January 2013 at 1:02 am

Cristiano Ronaldo, chasing a hat-trick of hat-tricks, will be relishing taking on depleted Barcelona in El Clasico, Football

Cristiano Ronaldo, chasing a hat-trick of hat-tricks, will be relishing taking on depleted Barcelona in El Clasico

Drop everything you’re doing at 6.50pm on Sunday. Barcelona welcome, or should that simply be host, old foes Real Madrid at the Camp Nou in the first Clasico meeting of the Liga season.

By | Football, Sport | Saturday, 6 October 2012 at 1:02 am

Fiesta time at Cibeles as Real Madrid lift their 32nd La Liga title, Football

Fiesta time at Cibeles as Real Madrid lift their 32nd La Liga title

Madrid are on-course to smash all kinds of league records with two games to go. They’ve already secured the highest number of away wins in a season with 15 and counting, most league goals scored in a season with 115 and counting and levelled the most away league goals scored with 49, another record they should beat with one away game to come at Granada.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 3 May 2012 at 1:04 pm

Roy Hodgson and humble pie, Football

Roy Hodgson and humble pie

I think that Roy Hodgson’s appointment infuriates so many of us because it shows us what we really are: we are outsiders, peering up at football’s elite.

By | Football, Sport | Monday, 30 April 2012 at 10:45 am

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes the mastermind of revenge over Real Madrid, Football

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes the mastermind of revenge over Real Madrid

Jupp Heynckes has had his fair share of unfair dismissals. His first spell at FC Bayern ended with dismissal for failing to win consecutive titles. Just under a decade later, Heynckes took Real Madrid to their first European Cup success in 32 years and was rewarded, once again, with the sack.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 19 April 2012 at 12:56 pm

Why always Ronaldo?, Sport

Why always Ronaldo?

If one player in La Liga could unveil Balotelli’s famous ‘Why Always Me?’ t-shirt this weekend, it may well be Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.

By | Sport | Saturday, 14 January 2012 at 12:01 am

Managerial merry-go-round greets return of La Liga, Sport

Managerial merry-go-round greets return of La Liga

La Liga’s winter break was put in place to give players, and managers, the time for rest and recuperation ahead of moving into the second half of the season, the ‘business end’ of the season.

By | Sport | Friday, 6 January 2012 at 4:02 pm

Barcelona, Madrid, and Radiohead’s final sigh, Sport

Barcelona, Madrid, and Radiohead’s final sigh

So: Barcelona 1, Real Madrid 1. In the immortal words of the C&C Music Factory, this match was one of the things that make you go “Hmmmm”. I can’t help that think that, when football’s historians return to ponder this fixture, their verdict will be a slight frown and a brief stroke of the chin.
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By | Sport | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 1:56 pm

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