Barcelona

Ronaldo and Messi in the same Real Madrid side. Could it ever happen?

January 23, 2014

A Spanish football expert has documented the constant pursuit of Lionel Messi, by Barcelona’s biggest rivals. Guillem Balague, author of Messi, a recently released biography on the Barcelona and Argentina footballing superstar spoke exclusively to Sportlobster.com, explaining how Real Madrid are regularly in contact with the Catalan club to purs […]

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The English Demise in Europe

October 1, 2013

With another round of Champions League fixtures ahead this week, and the recent shocks in the Premier League I began to think about the English teams chances in European competition. It did not take me long to come to the conclusion that our teams have very little chance of making an impact this year. This […] […]

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“let the ball do the work” is a myth.

July 25, 2013

Barcelona, Bayern Munich and the Spanish football team might dominate the beautiful game, but new research has quashed the myth they tire the opposition by keeping the ball. For years, coaches, pundits and fans believed teams should “let the ball do the work” because the other team will have to run further to regain possession. […] […]

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Is the Bundesliga the greatest league in the world?

April 30, 2013

Quite simply, Yes. Global football analysis names Bundesliga as the greatest professional league in the world . Contrary to popular wisdom, English Premier League is not the ‘best’ A major new analysis into the strength of every country’s premier football competition has been released, naming Germany’s Bundesliga as officially the greatest […]

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David Villa expected to sign for Swansea in shock move

December 21, 2012

World Cup 2010 winner David Villa will be subject to a transfer frenzy as he prepares for life in the Premier League. The Spanish striker, 31, will name his new club before January after handing in a transfer request last month. The out-of-favour striker has seen himself play an ever increasing bit-part role at Camp […] […]

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Bayern & Chelsea Must Make Home Advantage Count If They Are To Cause Champions League Upsets

April 17, 2012

With most football observers convinced that the Champions League final on May 19th will be contested by Real Madrid andBarcelona, what are the realistic chances for Bayern Munich and Chelsea when they take on the two “Spanish Giants” in this week’s Semi Final first legs? Bayern Munich v Real Madrid The odds strongly suggest that [&hel […]

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Nuri Sahin To Arsenal Could Be On

April 11, 2012

Follow Me On Twitter The 2011-2012 Season is almost over, We still have six important matches we have to win. Our recent form has proved that we can compete with any team when our squad is fit. We need to buy new players this summer, One player I would love to see at Arsenal is […] […]

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Is Lionel Messi the greatest club player of all time?

April 8, 2012

Is Lionel Messi the greatest club player of all time?  The little Argentine once again showed the world why is the greatest club player of all time by becoming the first European top-flight player for 40 years to score 60 goals in a season. Messi now has a staggering 240 goals in 319 appearances. At […] […]

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Spanish Giants Remain On Course For Dream Champions League Final

April 5, 2012

Real Madrid and Barcelona moved a step closer towards the very first “El Clasico” Champions League Final this week by comfortably winning their Quarter Final ties against APOEL and AC Milan respectively. Real Madrid overcame their Cypriot opponents 8-2 on aggregate, winning away 3-0 before ending APOEL’s fairytale jounrey 5-2 at t […]

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So, who thinks the Champions League is boring?

March 17, 2012

Over the last few seasons, the Champions League has been accused of becoming predictable. With pretty much the same teams qualifying every year, the list of realistic winners could be reduced to three or four teams before the competition had even kicked off. UEFA even made some sweeping changes to the qualifying format in 2009/2010 […] […]

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Why Messi Isn’t The Greatest Ever

March 14, 2012

Lionel Messi registered a record-breaking five goal haul last Wednesday, as a boisterous Barcelona swept aside a baffled Bayern Leverkusen outfit, to march promptly into the Champions League Quarter-Finals. Messi once again exhibited his undeniable quality and complete understanding of the modern game, bringing to the boil the debate that has simm […]

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Best League in Europe?

March 9, 2012

The silkiness of Lionel Messi. The explosiveness of Cristiano Ronaldo. The intricate passing fluidity of Xavi and Iniesta. Superstar footballers roll right off the tongue, on the sunny isles of Spain, the country who are currently the World Cup and European champions. Two out of the last three Champions League finals have been won by […] […]

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