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Chelsea Agree Deal for Felipe Luis

Chelsea Agree Deal for Felipe Luis

Chelsea have agreed a fee with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of left-back Felipe Luis. The fee, expected to be £12.6m, will see Luis join Chelsea on a six year contract. The Brazilian will now discuss personal terms and undertake a medical at Stamford Bridge. The 28-year-old won La Liga with Atletico last term and reached the Champions League final, ... Read More »

Real Madrid Claim European Crown Over Rivals Atletico (VIDEO)

Real Madrid Claim European Crown Over Rivals Atletico (VIDEO)

In what was an absolutely pulsating final from start to finish, Real Madrid claimed “La Decima”, their 10th European Cup crown, against cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid, winning 4-1 after 120 hard-fought minutes at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal. Madrid needed 4 goals after 90 minutes to amass that score line though, having gone down early in the 36th ... Read More »

Chelsea’s Controversial Loan System Comes Back To Haunt Them

Chelsea’s Controversial Loan System Comes Back To Haunt Them

Chelsea’s elimination from the Champions League last night will have been particularly hard to take given the fact that the opposition goalkeeper is on their books. Young Belgian stopper Thibaut Courtois was allowed to take his place between the posts in both legs for Atletico Madrid and made a significant contribution to inflicting defeat on his parent club. Whilst players ... Read More »

Why La Liga Isn’t All About Barca And Real

Why La Liga Isn’t All About Barca And Real

Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/uitdragerij/ Glance at the La Liga table right now and I bet nobody would have predicted what you’d see. It’s early February and with the season entering the final third, neither Barcelona nor Real Madrid lead the way. On a weekend where Barcelona suffered a very rare home defeat and Real Madrid could only manage a draw, Atletico Madrid ... Read More »