Tag Archives: Xavi

Wayne Rooney and Manchester United’s central midfield conundrum

So here’s the question. You’ve got England’s most talented, most creative and best goalscorer. He’s your best player. He’s started the season in imperious form, scoring and creating goals for the champions. You have a wealth of striking options whilst … Continue reading

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David Silva – Manchester’s Most Majestic

“For David Silva it is easy to play football. Everything is easy for him” – Roberto Mancini. “The best signing we’ve made” – Carlos Tevez. On reflection, in the 86th minute when Sky Sports commentator Alan Smith awarded the Man … Continue reading

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Sir Alex Ferguson believes Barcelona’s reputation scares teams into submission

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes that clubs are being beaten by Barcelona psychologically, before they have even stepped onto the field to take on Pep Guardiola’s side. Ferguson, whose side could meet the Catalan giants in the Champions … Continue reading

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Magical Messi double downs Arsenal on controversial night at Camp Nou

Barcelona 3-1 Arsenal (Barcelona win 4-3 on aggregate) A dominant display from Barcelona saw them run Arsenal ragged for 90 minutes at the Camp Nou and deservedly make their way into the last eight. However, Arsenal will be seething at … Continue reading

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Jack Wilshere ‘scared’ – Cesc Fabregas jokes on Twitter

Jack Wilshere and his father with Xavi and Lionel Messi’s shirts Jack Wilshere, who was so outstanding on the field for Arsenal on Wednesday evening during their 2-1 win over Barcelona, was apparently scared to ask for Lionel Messi’s shirt … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement For Arsenal Supporters

Tonight has been a joyous occasion, a splendid 2-1 victory over perhaps the best football team the world has seen in the last 15 years or so. Arsenal, at the Emirates fought bravely and the stellar names, messrs Nasri, Fabregas … Continue reading

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Lionel Messi wins FIFA Ballon d’Or

The Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or trophy, ahead of Barcelona team-mates Andres Iniesta and Xavi. Messi, 23, becomes the inaugural winner of the award (he won both separate awards, the FIFA World Player … Continue reading

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