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FC Barcelona Tracking 17 Year Old Wonder Kid Gerson Of Fluminense

FC Barcelona are currently banned from signing any new player from the transfer market. But that doesn’t mean there is total inactivity in the boardroom of the Catalans. FC Barcelona are serious in their chase of 17 year old wonder kid of Fluminense, Gerson, and they are certain to make an offer for the player in January. Read more »

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UCL Analysis: Juventus Win, English Clubs Falter, Bayer Edge Out Atletico

If there is anything we learned from the second round of fixtures in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League round-of-16, it is that English clubs still have a long way to go if they are to consistently produce champion sides. Juventus ran out close 2-1 winners over a fighting Borussia Dortmund while Barcelona, yet again, provided an English club with a footballing masterclass. Old Lady stutters to a win Three first-half goals were enough to settle this tie, with Juventus having to thank Carlos Tevez and Alvaro Morata for giving them the lead going into the leg at Signal Iduna Park. An away goal, even in defeat, is crucial as we have learned over the years and Marco Reus will be grateful to Giorgio Chiellini, whose unfortunate slip gave Dortmund a glimmer of hope. An injury to talisman Andrea Pirlo could also be a cause for concern for the Italian giants. The Bundesliga side came into this match on the back […] Read more »

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Former Italy Captain Fabio Cannavaro Sentenced To 10-Months Imprisonment

Fabio Cannavaro, who won the 2006 World Cup with Italy, has been hand a 10-month jail sentence for breaching orders to keep out of his property after it was seized by authorities. Former Parma, Inter Milan, Juventus and Real Madrid defender, Fabio Cannavaro, who is now coach of Chinese league side Guangzhou Evergrande, has been undergoing investigation for tax invasion. According to reports, the Italian’s villa has been confiscated for suspected abuse of building regulations, involving failing to secure planning permission from the local council to carry out works to the house, the garden and pool. Fabio Cannavaro, his wife Daniela Arenoso, and his brother Paolo, who plays in Serie A for Sassuolo, were acquitted over the planning permission allegations, but convicted for breaking a police seal and entering a property illegally. It is reported that the three were caught swimming in the swimming pool of the said property. All three have been handed a 10-month jail sentence for the […] Read more »

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Borussia Dortmund: 2-1 Against Juventus Is A Top Result, Feels Klopp

Borussia Dortmund fell to a 2-1 away defeat against Juventus, but manager Jurgen Klopp described it as a ‘top result’ for Dortmund. Borussia Dortmund travelled to Turin to face Juventus in the round-of-16 of the Champions League. The result ended in defeat for the away side as Carlos Tevez and Alvaro Morata led their side to a 2-1 victory. Marco Reus scored the only goal of the game for Dortmund as the German capitalized on a Chiellini mistake. Despite the defeat, Dortmund manager, Jurgen Klopp, exuded confidence and claimed that it was a ‘top result’. “It’s not true to say we didn’t have any shots in the second half, but we did play better in the first half,” Klopp told Sky Sport Italia. “Our plan was to press them on the ball, especially Chiellini and Bonucci, which of course worked for the goal. “However, we gave away two goals much too easily and it is always going to be a […] Read more »