Tag: la liga

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 30, 2018

The Big 5: Kogi governor speaks on Melaye’s failed recall, Barcelona win 25th La Liga title and other stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Christian groups on Sunday marched on the streets of Lagos, ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 4, 2017

Opinion: Neymar’s world record transfer and the importance of release clauses

By Izuchukwu Okafor There’s a thin line between contractual obligation and forced labour and releases clauses in LA Liga which ...

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EditorAugust 3, 2017

Understanding the intricacies of Neymar’s €222m world record transfer deal

by Wareez Odunayo The news of Brazilian forward’s, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly called Neymar world record transfer has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 3, 2017

La Liga rejects Neymar’s €222m release clause payment

Neymar has attempted to pay the €222million (£198m) fee to release him from his contract with Barcelona – but La Liga has ...

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AzeezJuly 5, 2017

Lionel Messi extends contract with Barcelona to 2021

Argentine star, Lionel Messi has agreed to a four-year contract extension which will keep him at Barcelona until the summer ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 3, 2017

Fernando Torres discharged from hospital after suffering head injury

by Dolapo Adelana Atletico Madrid forward, Fernando Torres has been discharged from hospital after suffering a head injury, according to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

Transfer: Sevilla sign Nasri on season long loan from Man City

Sevilla FC have completed the signing of Samir Nasri on a season long loan from Manchester City. The forward will ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Transfer: Barcelona sign Cillessen from Ajax

FC Barcelona has signed 27 year old Dutch goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen from Ajax Amsterdam on a five-year contract. The transfer fee is ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 2, 2016

Watford break club record to sign Nigerian striker, Isaac Success

English side, Watford has broken the bank to sign Nigerian striker Isaac Success from Granada. Success has inked a 5-year ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMay 14, 2016

Again, Barcelona are Kings of Spain

Let the party begin, as Barcelona are champions of Spain yet again. After 38 competitive matches, Barcelona have come out ...

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ifrekeMarch 25, 2015

Spanish officials want Cristiano Ronaldo punished for his celebration against Barcelona

by Mark Bassey President of Spain’s professional football league (LFP), Javier Tebas, has hinted that Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo, ...

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ifrekeMarch 23, 2015

Why Real Madrid may pip Barcelona to La Liga title despite El Clasico defeat

by Mark Bassey On Sunday night, Barcelona beat Real Madrid 2-1 in a thrilling El Clasico fixture. Although the victory ...

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ifrekeMarch 16, 2015

Bale is not interested in what the Real Madrid fans are saying

by Mark Bassey Following a dip in Gareth Bale’s form, he practically became enemy number 1 at the Santiago Bernabeu. ...

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ifrekeMarch 11, 2015

Ronaldo won’t speak to the media again this season – here’s why

by Mark Bassey Cristiano Roaldo has vowed not to speak to the press again this season, after Real Madrid’s 4-3 ...

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ifrekeFebruary 23, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo guns for Real Madrid’s goalscoring record

by Mark Bassey Until last year, the most talked about football subject in Real Madrid, was when they would land ...

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ifrekeFebruary 3, 2015

Ronaldo loves United, but he’ll cost up to £300m – Mendes

by Mark Bassey Jorges Mendes has once again insisted that his client Cristiano Ronaldo, is happy at Real Madrid and ...

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ifrekeAugust 28, 2014

Ronaldo opens up on his rivalry with Messi (READ)

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted that he does not have a bad relationship with Lionel Messi, despite the ...

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ifrekeAugust 11, 2014

Cazorla speaks about a move back to La Liga

by Mark Bassey Santi Cazorla has denied reports claiming that he is set to leave Arsenal this summer. The playmaker, ...

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oluwatobisoyomboJuly 24, 2014

Luis Suarez is uncaged | Set to bite Pepe in El Clasico

by Mark Bassey Barcelona’s new boy Luis Suarez, will definitely play in next season’s El Clasico, whether or not his ...

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oluwatobisoyomboJuly 24, 2014

Court of Arbitration has some good news on Suarez ban

by Mark Bassey New developments indicate Luis Suarez could see his four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini reduced. The new ...

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oluwatobisoyomboJuly 22, 2014

“We helped to reveal his talent to the world” | Monaco responds to news about selling James Rodriguez (READ)

by Mark Bassey Monaco’s CEO Vadim Vasilyev, has claimed that they did not want to sell James Rodriguez, before Real ...

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oluwatobisoyomboJuly 12, 2014

Barcelona ‘convinced’ FIFA will reduce Suarez’s ban

by Mark Bassey Barcelona are seeking to have Luis Suarez’s ban reduced and the La Liga giants are “convinced” it ...

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oluwatobisoyomboJuly 11, 2014

Luis Suarez officially completes £75million move to Barcelona

by Mark Bassey Barcelona and Liverpool have both confirmed that they have reached an agreement for a deal, that will ...

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oluwatobisoyomboJuly 10, 2014

Arsenal officially confirm Alexis Sanchez’s transfer

by Mark Bassey Alexis Sanchez’s transfer from Barcelona to Arsenal is now official. The Chilean forward underwent a medical with ...

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March 21, 2014

‘Ifreke talks Sports: Bayern and Madrid are in the semi-finals – 5 things we learnt from the UCL draws

by ‘Ifreke Inyang 1. Bayern Munich will rip United apart No team has ever retained the UEFA Champions League, but ...

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October 14, 2013

Opinion: Understanding Jack Wilshere’s ‘beef’ against Adnan Januzaj

by Habeeb Kolade In the face of this decline, the possible encroachment of non English players into the English National ...

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September 17, 2012

Real Madrid: Time to get real

by Olayinka Okelana After the last round of matches, I am of the opinion that it would take another extra-ordinary run ...

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August 23, 2012

On your marks, get set, ‘Hell Clasico’!

by Ifreke Inyang The La Liga ia barely a week old, but we will be watching another tasty El-Clasico tie between Real Madrid ...

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August 11, 2012

I lost form last season because of a mental block – Fabregas

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Barcelona midfielder, Cesc Fabregas, has revealed that his performance levels dropped towards the end of last season, ...

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August 3, 2012

Any other team in the world would end up third in La Liga – Mourinho

by ‘Ifreke Inyang   Jose Mourinho has sensationally claimed that Real Madrid and Barcelona are the best two teams in ...

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