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Tito Vilanova set to have surgery before starting chemotherapy

Barcelona boss Tito Vilanova is set to have surgery on Thursday as he attempts to fight off serious health problems once more.
Barcelona boss Tito Vilanova is set to have surgery on Thursday as he attempts to fight off serious health problems once more.

Barcelona have confirmed that head coach Tito Vilanova is set to undergo surgery on Thursday after the Portuguese tactician unfortunately suffered a recurrence of a cancerous tumor in a gland in his throat. Continue reading Tito Vilanova set to have surgery before starting chemotherapy

Oguchi Onyewu saves Malaga from Eibar giant-killing

Oguchi Onyewu scored a dramatic late equaliser to ensure Malaga prevented a big upset in the Copa del Rey fifth round
Oguchi Onyewu scored a dramatic late equaliser to ensure Malaga prevented a big upset in the Copa del Rey fifth round

La Liga title contenders Malaga scored a last-gasp equaliser to save an embarrassing defeat to Eibar who play in the third tier of Spanish football as the teams drew 1-1 in their Copa del Rey first leg match-up.  Continue reading Oguchi Onyewu saves Malaga from Eibar giant-killing

Vilanova rubbishes Mourinho claims and insists title race isn’t over

Jose Mourinho thinks that Barcelona will win La Liga, but Tito Vilanova wants his players to remain focused on the coming fixtures.
Jose Mourinho thinks that Barcelona will win La Liga, but Tito Vilanova wants his players to remain focused on the coming fixtures.

Tito Vilanova has disagreed with Jose Mourinho and does not believe the La Liga title has already been decided, despite Barcelona’s nine-point lead over Atletico Madrid and 13-point lead over Real Madrid. Continue reading Vilanova rubbishes Mourinho claims and insists title race isn’t over

Messi, Xavi and Puyol sign new long-term deals at Barcelona

It will be all smiles and happy holidays for everyone at Barcelona as Lionel Messi, Xavi and Carles Puyol all sign new contract extensions with the club.
It will be all smiles and happy holidays for everyone at Barcelona as Lionel Messi, Xavi and Carles Puyol all sign new contract extensions with the club.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has signed a new contract that will keep him at the La Liga giants until 2018, with Xavi and Carles Puyol also reaching agreements to extend their current contracts. Continue reading Messi, Xavi and Puyol sign new long-term deals at Barcelona

Jose Mourinho: Winning the league is impossible

It's over: Jose Mourinho believes that Real Madrid will now be unable to catch rivals Barcelona after they fell 13 points behind at the weekend.
It’s over: Jose Mourinho believes that Real Madrid will now be unable to catch rivals Barcelona after they fell 13 points behind the league leaders at the weekend.

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho claims that his team now cannot win La Liga after falling 13 points behind league leaders Barcelona after they were held to a 2-2 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu by joint-bottom side Espanyol. Continue reading Jose Mourinho: Winning the league is impossible

Bad night for Barca as Lionel Messi gets stretchered off in goalless draw

The biggest fear for any Barcelona fan is the sight of Lionel Messi being carried off the pitch injured, but at least La Liga defenders will get a good night's sleep for once.
The biggest fear for any Barcelona fan is the sight of Lionel Messi being carried off the pitch injured, but at least La Liga defenders across Spain will get a good night’s sleep for once.

Lionel Messi fell down in pain and had to be carried off the pitch in a stretcher after colliding with the Benfica goalkeeper in Barcelona’s goalless draw in the final Champions League game in Group G. Continue reading Bad night for Barca as Lionel Messi gets stretchered off in goalless draw