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Manchester United’s Ole Gunnar Solskjær exposed Tottenham’s obvious weakness

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær identified Tottenham Hotspur’s obvious weakness as being Kieran Trippier and Ben Davies, according to Men Sport. The Norwegian has been getting his squad to practise playing diagonal balls with Paul Pogba orchestrating moves to pick out Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial. Solskjær’s plan worked a treat as Trippier’s misplaced pass saw Pogba set up Rashford who beat Davies to score the only goal of the game. Davies and Trippier targeted by...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Wembley Stadium, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Dubai, Sergio Aguero, Kyle Walker, Pochettino, United, Red Devils


Revealed: Why January will be key for deciding Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham future

Former Tottenham Hotspur player Jermaine Jenas believes January will be key for Mauricio Pochettino’s relationship with the club. With Harry Kane sidelined until March and Heung-min Son away at the Asian Games, Spurs have been left short of options up front. Jenas has urged the club to back their manager during the January window by landing key transfer targets. Jenas: “This is a real key moment for the relationship between Mauricio and the club” ‘They have to go into the market’ @jjenas8 thi...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Bbc, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Wembley Stadium, Spurs, Tottenham, Daniel Levy, Mauricio Pochettino, Harry Kane, Fulham, Pochettino, Liverpool Fc, Fernando Llorente


Barcelona face Sevilla in Cup quarters after disqualification threat lifted

Madrid (AFP) – Holders Barcelona will face Sevilla in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey after a complaint that they fielded an ineligible player in the last round was thrown out by the Spanish... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Sevilla, Afp, Madrid AFP Holders Barcelona


Barca avoids scare over ineligible player, stays in Copa

The Spanish football federation says Barcelona will not be penalized for allegedly using an illegible player in a Copa del Rey match after Levante's complaint it did so arrived after the 48-hour deadline            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Barcelona, Ap, Barca


Barcelona to face Sevilla in Copa del Rey quarterfinals

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona will face Sevilla in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey, setting up a rematch of last year’s final. Barcelona has won the Spanish cup for the past four years. It routed Sevilla 5-0 in last year’s final, and also beat Sevilla 2-0 in the 2016 final. The draw on Friday […]
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona, Ap, Sevilla, Madrid


Guillem Balague update on Arsenal’s move for Denis Suarez

Spanish journalist Guillem Balague has this afternoon provided an update on Arsenal’s proposed swoop for Barcelona outcast Denis Suarez. Barcelona outcast Suarez, a versatile 24-year-old who can play either in an attacking-midfield role or on the wing, has been on Barca’s books since 2016, when he made the move to the Camp Nou from Villarreal. However, despite having arrived in Catalunya with weighty expectations on his young shoulders, Suarez’s Blaugrana stint has, to this point, proved rathe...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Manchester City, Real Sociedad, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Chucky, Denis, Sevilla, Ac Milan, Barca, Camp Nou, Suarez


Dortmund agree to sell Julian Weigl to PSG – Le Parisien

As per a report from French outlet Le Parisien, Ligue 1 leaders PSG are inching towards a deal for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl. Weigl’s Dortmund stint Weigl, a deep-lying 23-year-old midfielder who can also play in defence, has been on the books of Dortmund since 2015. He has since gone on to develop into one of German football’s most highly-regarded young players, with Weigl’s calm demeanour, deft touch and eye for a pass having even seen the 1860 Munich youth product draw compa...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Munich, Soccer, Premier League, Borussia Dortmund, Psg, Dortmund, Axel Witsel, Adrien Rabiot, Paris Saint Germain, Jeremy Smith, Jonathan Johnson, Ligue, Parc des Princes


Arsenal step up pursuit of PSV’s Hirving ‘Chucky’ Lozano

As per a report from Italian outlet Tuttomercatoweb, Premier League outfit Arsenal have revved up their chase of PSV Eindhoven star Hirving Lozano. PSV standout Lozano, an explosive 23-year-old wide-man, joined Eredivisie outfit PSV from Pachuca in the summer of 2017, since going on to make a lasting impression in the Netherlands. Despite playing out wide, Lozano, known more commonly as ‘Chucky’, racked up 10 goals and 3 assists in his first 12 appearances in the Dutch top-flight, eventually f...
Tags: Mexico, Germany, Russia, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Netherlands, Arsenal, Carlo Ancelotti, Mesut Ozil, Derby, Chucky, Napoli, PSV Eindhoven


Barcelona dominance feels familiar but biggest tests still to come

Madrid (AFP) – With half of the season gone, Barcelona own a five-point lead at the top of La Liga, boast two strikers with as many goals as any other team and look on course... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Madrid, Afp


Tottenham eyeing January move for Barcelona’s Malcom

Malcom flops at Barcelona Malcom joined FC Barcelona in July of 2018 for a fee of around £36m from Ligue 1 outfit Boudreaux. While at Boudreaux Malcom was very impressive for someone who is only 21 years of age. His 2017/18 season was particularly outstanding. The Brazilian would play 35 league games for Boudreaux, in which he scored 12 and assisted seven. However, since making the switch to Spain, Malcom has struggled to recapture the form he enjoyed last campaign. In fact, Malcom has clocked ...
Tags: South Korea, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, Harry Kane, Barca, Camp Nou


Atlas' Messi-based Instagram joke backfires as rival fans roast the long-suffering Mexican club

Lionel Messi followed Atlas on Twitter on Thursday but don't expect to see Messi in Liga MX anytime soon. Long-suffering fans of Liga MX club Atlas have not seen their team win a first-division title since 1951, but the Guadalajara institution achieved something on Thursday that no other Mexican club can boast: Lionel Messi followed them on Instagram. Big day for @atlasfc. The Mexican club officially welcomed Lionel Messi to the "red-and-black family."(Messi followed the club on Instagram)...
Tags: Instagram, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Atlas, Lionel Messi, Messi, Blog Post, Blog - The Toe Poke, Guadalajara, Tom Marshall, Los Rojinegros, Mexican Liga BBVA Bancomer, Atlas Messi


Levante complains Barcelona used ineligible player

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Levante says it has made a formal complaint against Barcelona, accusing its Spanish rival of using an ineligible player in last week’s Copa del Rey. Levante says Barcelona broke the rules by using youth player Juan “Chumi” Brandariz on Jan. 10 because the defender had incurred a one-match suspension while playing […]
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona, Ap, Levante, Barcelona Spain, Juan Chumi Brandariz, Rey Levante


Barcelona won't be expelled from Copa del Rey for fielding ineligible player

Barcelona currently have a five point gap on Atletico Madrid and a 10-point one on Real Madrid. Will anyone catch Barcelona this season in La Liga? Barcelona will not be expelled from the Copa del Rey for fielding an ineligible player after the RFEF Competition Committee ruled on Friday that Levante's letter of objection was received too late. "After studying the complaint and the corresponding allegations, the head of the competition has decided to maintain the result of the tie and keep ...
Tags: Football, America, Sport, Barcelona, Story, La Liga, Italy, Argentina, Atletico Madrid, Espn, Barca, Levante, Buenos Aires, Spanish Copa del Rey, Mourinho, El Mundo


Barcelona not expelled from Copa del Rey for fielding ineligible player

Barcelona currently have a five point gap on Atletico Madrid and a 10-point one on Real Madrid. Will anyone catch Barcelona this season in La Liga? Barcelona will remain in the Copa del Rey after the RFEF's competition committee said on Friday it had rejected Levante's complaint that the Catalan side fielded an ineligible player. "After studying the complaint and the corresponding allegations, the head of the competition has decided to maintain the result of the tie and keep Barcelona...
Tags: Football, America, Sport, Barcelona, Story, La Liga, Italy, Argentina, Atletico Madrid, Espn, Barca, Levante, Buenos Aires, Spanish Copa del Rey, Mourinho, El Mundo


Pep Guardiola: My clubs have spied on others but I won't with Manchester City

Pep Guardiola hasn't set a points target for his Manchester City side, he just wants them to collect as many as possible and avoid thinking about Liverpool. MANCHESTER, England -- Pep Guardiola has admitted he has previously spied on opponents before games, but insists he will not do so in England. The Manchester City manager has been a long-term admirer of Marcelo Bielsa but the Leeds United boss has been caught up in controversy after sending someone to watch Derby County training. Edito...
Tags: Football, America, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Premier League, Manchester City, Italy, Pep Guardiola, Bayern Munich, Leeds United, Argentina, Espn, Derby County, Buenos Aires, Marcelo Bielsa


Emery keeps quiet on Denis Suarez transfer rumours

Arsenal manager Unai Emery was reluctant to speak about rumoured transfer target Denis Suarez.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Arsenal, Latest, Emery, English Premier League, Denis Suarez, Unai Emery


Why you need to visit Valencia

In Valencia, wide plazas connect narrow streets, ultra-modern buildings stand alongside medieval monuments, and exquisite food is sold on the cheap. Add to that a mild Mediterranean climate and endless beaches, and you’ll wonder why Valencia is still overshadowed by Barcelona. Sure, Barcelona’s cultural attractions and nightlife are legendary, but so are the crowds. For a less touristy and more authentic experience on your Spanish getaway, look no further than Valencia. Here’s what to do. Va...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Barcelona, Unesco, Venice, Valencia, Mediterranean, All, Spain Travel, Las Fallas, City of Arts and Sciences, Agua de Valencia, Mediterranean Sea, Central Market, Jonathan Swift


Like Messi, size shouldn't hinder Real Betis' Diego Lainez - Rafa Marquez

Diego Lainez joined Real Betis last week. Former Barcelona defender Rafa Marquez is backing fellow Mexican Diego Lainez to succeed at Real Betis despite his slight frame, questioning whether Lionel Messi's size has been an impediment to the Argentine. Lainez signed for Betis from Club America last weekend and a lot is expected from a player projected to be a future El Tri star. "We've got to give him time and be patient," the 39-year-old Marquez said in an interview with ESPN. "Height?...
Tags: Mexico, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Lionel Messi, Espn, Messi, Real Betis, Leo Messi, Rafa Marquez, Club America, Betis, Rafael Marquez, El Tri, Marquez


Barcelona reaches Copa quarters but could be disqualified

Barcelona earned its spot in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey but its participation in the tournament could be over            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Barcelona, Ap


Barcelona fight back to reach Copa del Rey quarter-finals

Barcelona overturn a first-leg deficit to beat Levante and reach the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey.
Tags: News, Barcelona, Levante


Barcelona 3-0 Levante: Ousmane Dembele & Lionel Messi score as Barca progress

Barcelona overturn a first-leg deficit to beat Levante and reach the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Lionel Messi, Barca, Levante, Ousmane Dembele


Barcelona in Cup danger over ‘ineligible player’ complaint

Madrid (AFP) – Barcelona face being thrown out of the Copa del Rey after Levante’s president confirmed they will complain the Catalan club fielded an ineligible player in the first leg of their last 16... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Levante, Afp, Madrid AFP Barcelona


Barcelona faces complaint for using suspended player in Copa

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona is in danger of being thrown out of the Copa del Rey for allegedly using a suspended player against Levante in the tournament’s round of 16. Levante president Quico Catalan tells Spanish media the club will make a formal complaint against Barcelona, accusing it of illegally using youth player Juan […]
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona, Juan, Barcelona Spain, Quico Catalan


How a Costume Designer Brightened M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’

Paco Delgado’s costumes are as varied as his films. Contrast the drama “The Danish Girl,” the futuristic fantasy “A Wrinkle in Time” and the period musical “Les Misérables.” Now he’s in comic-book territory with M. Night Shyamalan’s newest superhero/supervillain thriller, “Glass,” which Universal releases Jan. 17. The costume designer’s career began in Barcelona and London, […]
Tags: London, Artisans, Barcelona, Glass, Production, James McAvoy, M. Night Shyamalan, Sarah Paulson, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Paco Delgado


Barcelona could be kicked out of Copa del Rey after ‘breach of rules’

Will Barcelona face Copa del Rey punishment? Barcelona are facing potential expulsion from the Copa del Rey after a reported breach of rules during their last-16 first leg tie with Levante. The game took place last week with Levante coming out on top as 2-1 winners. Erick Cabaco scored the first goal before Real Madrid loanee Borja Mayoral extended Levante’s lead. Philippe Coutinho scored a penalty late in the game but that wasn’t enough to avoid defeat in the first leg. However, the game is no...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Daily Mail, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Levante, Philippe Coutinho, Denis Cheryshev, Fc Barcelona, Valencia Spain, Ernesto Valverde, El Mundo


Bad for Chelsea and Real Madrid: Icardi set for Inter contract talks

Could Icardi finally renew with Inter? Chelsea and Real Madrid may have suffered a transfer blow with Mauro Icardi set to hold talks with Inter over a new contract at the San Siro. Icardi has become of the best strikers in Europe since leaving Barcelona, scoring 109 goals in 175 appearances for Inter. However, Icardi has been linked with a move away from the club as his contract continues to run down. The Mirror suggested earlier this month that Chelsea could move for the player. His current de...
Tags: Europe, England, Milan, France, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Real Madrid, Ac Milan, Inter Milan, Madrid, Mauro Icardi, Inter


Transfer Rater: Vela to Barcelona? Modric to Inter Milan?

With the January transfer window in full swing, take a look at whether or not Carlos Vela, Alvaro Morata and more will be making moves.
Tags: Media, Mexico, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, Chelsea, West Ham United, Real Madrid, Internazionale, Inter Milan, Latest, Vela, Lafc, English Premier League, Carlos Vela Alvaro Morata


La Liga Predictor: Will Barcelona run away with the title?

Barcelona currently have a five point gap on Atletico Madrid and a 10-point one on Real Madrid. Will anyone catch Barcelona this season in La Liga?
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, La Liga, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Latest, Spanish Primera Division, Will Barcelona, Real Madrid Will


Brexit Hasn’t Hurt the UK’s Tech Industry: What Investors Need To Know

While many industries in the UK have the dark cloud that is Brexit looming over them, tech companies are basking in the light of success. The UK is one of the most tech startup-friendly nations in the world, and it doesn’t seem like the tremulous economic environment has changed that. According to Forbes, more tech firms are operating in the UK now than ever before. This information is a bit surprising considering Companies House reported fewer new businesses launched in 2017 and 2018 than years...
Tags: Europe, UK, Sales, Barcelona, More, Britain, United Kingdom, Kpmg, Forbes, Companies House, Congress MWC, RSM International, Europe Domestic, Barcelona Display, UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme, Aerospace Technology Institute ATI


Transfer Talk: Spurs seek Sanabria to soothe striker shortage

The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to or out of your club this month. TOP STORY: Spurs set to snag Sanabria Tottenham are looking to limit the effect Harry Kane's injury will have on their season by signing a striker this January. They have already revived their interest in Brazilian winger Malcom, who is now at Barcelona, but are also loo...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Tottenham Hotspur, Spurs, Transfers, Harry Kane, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, Real Betis, Malcom, Antonio Sanabria, Sanabria, Sanabria Tottenham