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Real Madrid Its been reported that Los Blancos stars Gago, Metzelder, van Nistelrooy & van der Vaart want to leave Real Madrid in the January transfer window. All of these players have internantional pedigree and want to make their respective teams. But with limited playing time at Madrid, they will look elsewhere for playing oppertunities. …

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Tidbits: FC Barcelona , Liverpool

FC Barcelona Barca emvark on their World Club Cup campaign on Wednesday. Defender Gerard Pique is eager to add the trophy to Barca’s cabinet. The defender told Marca “All the titles are a priority for this team.” “But there is a special motivation for this one, because if you win it, you can say you …

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Tidbits: Messi out of the derby, Lehman off the hook & more

FC Barcelona Sigh. Looks like Lionel Messi will be sitting out the weekend derby against Espanyol. He took a late knock, after scoring a brilliant goal, against Dynamo Kiev and it seems that he has sprained his ankle. He is also doubtful for the FIFA World Club Cup semi final. fcbarcelona.cat Liverpool FC Liverpool have …

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Tidbits: City duo with Swine Flu, United for Campbell?

Manchester United: Reports coming out of England have suggested that SAF will make a shock move for Sol Campbell in a bid to strengthen his defensive line. After his hat-trick against Wolfsburg SAF has backed Owen for a regular first team spot and a place in Capello’s England squad for the World Cup: “As Michael …

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Tidbits:Ibra won’t play for Sweden,Kakuta to start for Chelsea & more

FIFA announced their 5 man shortlist for the FIFA World Player of the Year award. They are: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kaka, Andres Iniesta & Xavi. All 5 of the finalists play in Spain. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in Zurich on the 21st December. _________________________________ Barcelona: The Mirror claims that Blackburn …

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Tidbits: Liverpool in talks with Masch,Man U’s defensive worries,Ronaldo apologises to team mates

Liverpool: Javier Mascherano is amid talks with Liverpool about a contract renewal. “We are happy and he is happier now. The last conversations that we had were very positive,” said Benitez. “We were talking before and we will sit down sooner rather than later and talk about the future.” Over the past couple of months …

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Tidbits: Fernando Torres Fitness, Chelsea’s Blues & more

Ahh Rafa Benitez has made my day! He announced on the clubs Official Site that Nando’s recovery has been a positive one thus far, and hinted that he could give the Spainard a run this weekend against Blackburn Rovers Said the Boss: “He has to keep training with the fitness coach, but if he is …

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Tidbits: FIFA Draw, France’s Blues, David Beckham in SA

Argentina coach and legend Diego Maradona was reportedly told by FIFA to stay away from the FIFA World Cup Draw on Friday. Maradona was banned from all FIFA activities for two months, following his comments to journalists after Argentina secured qualification. The newspapers have been abuzz, suggesting that he would fly into South Africa and …

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Tidbits: Yaya Toure unsettled, Andres Iniesta on Facebook & more…

Karim Benzema escaped an accident unhurt yesterday. After leaving Valdebebas, Benzema drove his Audi into a barrier, and then an oak tree in the suburbs of Madrid. The car is apparently pretty badly damaged, but fortunately the French striker is not hurt. Andres Iniesta has launched his own Facebook Page! Yay! And here’s the vid …

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