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Xabi Alonso

Xabi Alonso Pens Two-Year Real Madrid Contract Extension

Despite continued interest from multiple Premier League clubs, Real Madrid and Spain midfield linchpin Xabi Alonso has put pen to paper on a new two-year contract extension that will keep him at the Santiago Bernabéu until 2016. Chelsea and Manchester City were among the clubs linked with the occasional Spain captain, but a return to… Read More »

Manchester United Sign Marouane Fellaini from Everton in £27.5m Deadline Day Move

Manchester United completed the £27.5m signing of 25 year-old Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini from Everton late on transfer deadline day. United also tried to sign Real Madrid left-back Fabio Coentrão on loan, but it was confirmed on Tuesday that the deal fell through. Fellaini joined Everton from Standard Liege for £15m in 2008 and was contracted to the… Read More »

What Could Become Real Madrid’s Achilles Heel Heading into the New Season?

This pre-season has made Real Madrid look very strong in the eyes of the world, beating teams like Chelsea, Inter Milan, and PSG. There are evident strengths that will make Real Madrid a threat this year like their offensive midfield and speed, however some issues have also come to light. This article will focus on… Read More »

Israel 3-3 Portugal: World Cup Qualifier Sees Israel Remain in Second After Draw

Ramat Gan was the venue for a very exciting Group F match between The Blues and Whites of Israel, currently ranked 74th in the world*, and the Seleção Portuguesa, currently ranked 7th in the world*. The match was scheduled to be played on a sunny afternoon at 14:45 local time, creating a beautiful atmosphere for… Read More »