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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

Deportivo La Coruna staring in the face of administration

The future looks ominous for Deportivo La Coruna and their impressive Riazor stadium as administration hangs over the club
The future looks ominous for Deportivo La Coruna and their impressive Riazor stadium as administration hangs over the club

Deportivo La Coruna are in danger of entering administration and they reveal that their financial struggles could see the administrators move in by the end of the month. Continue reading Deportivo La Coruna staring in the face of administration

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

Tito Vilanova steps down as Barcelona manager after health relapse

Reports in Spain say that Tito Vilanova has had to leave his role as head coach of Barcelona after falling ill.
Reports in Spain say that Tito Vilanova has had to leave his role as head coach of Barcelona after falling ill.

According to reports coming out of Spain, Tito Vilanova has suffered a recurrence of his cancerous tumor and has therefore had to step down as the manager of Barcelona. Continue reading Tito Vilanova steps down as Barcelona manager after health relapse

Mourinho saddened by Celta defeat but insists Madrid can still progress in the cup

Jose Mourinho was left frustrated by Real Madrid's performance in their defeat to Celta Vigo in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday
Jose Mourinho was left frustrated by Real Madrid’s performance in their defeat to Celta Vigo in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that his side deserved to lose to Celta Vigo in Wednesday night’s Copa del Rey battle, but believes his players will have what it takes to overturn their opponents in the return fixture at Santiago Bernabeu. Continue reading Mourinho saddened by Celta defeat but insists Madrid can still progress in the cup

Jorge Messi: Lionel will stay at Barcelona forever

Jorge Messi, Lionel's father, believes his son will end his career playing for Barcelona in La Liga.
Jorge Messi, Lionel’s father, believes his son will end his career playing for Barcelona in La Liga.

The father of Lionel Messi believes that his son will finish his career at Barcelona and it would take something drastic for the player to ever want to move to another club. Continue reading Jorge Messi: Lionel will stay at Barcelona forever