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Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid: Simeone’s troops go to war in Madrid derby


Diego Costa goal vs Real Madrid

La Liga is officially a three horse race. Not since Javi Irrueta’s Deportivo or Los Che under Rafa Benitez have we really been able to say it without real conviction.

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Summer Transfers 2013: Best free transfers so far…


Martin Demichelis signs for Atletico Madrid

The best things in life are free but don’t forget the six-figure contract or the agent fee. Okay, so Janet and Luther didn’t quite sing it like that but when Monaco is flashing the big bucks along with PSG, Manchester City and Chelsea like spoilt rich kids, it’s left to the rest to strengthen on a budget.

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Sparky’s Random Player Cam: José Antonio Reyes


Arsenal fans will have no doubt erased from their memory the £10.5m Arsene Wenger shelled out for a 20 year-old Spanish winger nurtured through a Sevilla side that also produced Sergio Ramos. While the elegant Real Madrid defender now counts the World Cup and European Championships amongst his honours, Reyes, once on the international radar, is finally beginning to recover the kind of form that once attracted English (and French) eyes.

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