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Top 5 Cheapest Hotels near Camp Nou

5 Cheapest Hotels near Camp Nou

Whenever you want to travel to Barcelona to visit the Camp Nou, the house of Futbol Club Barcelona, make sure to read this article so you can know where to stay at the lowest rates. This great stadium was opened in 1957 and It has had two renovations and one extension, thanks to the last extension, it can host 99.354 …

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Melissa Barbieri – Still Leading by Example

  Melissa Barbieri has become an icon of Australian football since she emerged for the Matilda’s (The Australian National Women’s Football Team) back in 2002.   But an Asian Cup triumph, four World Cups and 86 caps later, being a legend of the Australian game hasn’t affected the mother and goalkeepers desire to compete and to win.   Following an …

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Next England Boss? Sam Allardyce in Quotes

Can Sam Allardyce lead England to international glory? Let’s take a look at some of his finest quotes to gauge whether or not he is the right man for the job. “There are scientists who will tell you that spirit – because it can’t be measured – doesn’t exist. Bollocks. It does exist.” If Euro 2016 taught us anything, it’s …

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Thierry Henry rejects Arsenal coaching role to continue TV work

Thierry Henry has left Arsenal, after head coach Wenger ruled that the former Juventus and Barcelona striker could not coach Arsenal’s academy full-time and maintain his media role. Wenger doesn’t believe the former striker can work during the week to then criticise the players over the weekend, which resulted in the Frenchman leaving the club. According to the Telegraph “While …

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What we learned about Portugal’s Euro 2016 victory

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On Sunday night Portugal where crowned Euro 2016 champions at the Stade De France beating the host nation France thanks to a goal in extra time from Eder. Even the most optimistic of Portuguese supporter wouldn’t have thought that there team where to be crowned champions on July 10th but thats just what happened . An opening day draw in …

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Chelsea Unveil New Away Kit for 2016-17 Season

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Chelsea have unveiled their new 2016-17 season away kit as well as their new third kit, featuring Ruben Loftus-cheek, Oscar and Nemanja Matic. After an 11 year deal with Adidas, the kit labelled as ‘striking’ will be the last in collaboration with the brand as the Blues agreed to terminate the deal in May. On Chelsea’s official website, a statement …

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Ronaldo Wont Return to England, Claims Friend

Premier League clubs in the hunt for Christiano Ronaldo might as well forget about securing his signature, according Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Jose Semedo. Talking to Alan Brazil and Ray Parlour on the TalkSport Sports Breakfast show, the Portuguese, who is a pal of Ronaldo, said: “He really loves Real Madrid and I think he will retire (there). He loves English football …

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How to Get the Best Out of Belgium!

Belgium were expertly dismantled by Italy in their opening game of Euro 2016, and the ease of which it happened suggests that Marc Wilmots doesn’t get the best out of his team. Italy looked like a proper team playing to their strengths whereas Belgium looked like a team of individuals that didn’t have a clear way of understanding of how to …

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All The Goals From MLS Week 18

Week 18 of the MLS season featured 20 goals. Check out all the goals from this week, and let us know what you thought was the goal of the week. Unreal, Urruti. Unreal. #SJvDAL #ViernesDeFutbol https://t.co/NPBsPGoKHx — Major League Soccer (@MLS) July 9, 2016 Who else? Robbie Keane puts @lagalaxy up 1-0 off a great cross from @gyasinho. #SEAvLA https://t.co/J2VbKuRnIu …

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5 Biggest Shocks of Euro 2016!

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Join us as we count down our 5 Biggest Shocks of Euro 2016, hours before the Final Kicks Off between France and Portugal.   5. Harry Kane Many thought that Harry Kane would be a key figure in England‘s Euro 2016 Campaign. Many were right to believe that, after the Spurs Forward scored 25 League goals last season as Spurs …

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