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Gareth Bale Hat-trick Dispatches Kashima Antlers

Gareth Bale Hat-trick Dispatches Kashima Antlers

🕔18:20, 21.Dec 2018

By Satish Sekar in Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Sports City Stadium © Satish Sekar (December 19th 2018) Bale – the Difference A Gareth Bale hat-trick scored in twelve minutes either side of half-time ended the contest early in the second half

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Atlético Turn Tables on Real Madrid in Extra Time

Atlético Turn Tables on Real Madrid in Extra Time

🕔17:32, 17.Aug 2018

By Satish Sekar at Tallinn’s Lilleküla Stadium © Satish Sekar August 16th Heroes and Villains (Part One) It took two days to settle, but despite the touchline ban on coach, Diego Simeone, Atlético de Madrid, finally got the better of

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Madrid Derby Opens European Trophy-Hunt Tonight

Madrid Derby Opens European Trophy-Hunt Tonight

🕔19:36, 15.Aug 2018

Satish Sekar in Tallinn © Satish Sekar (August 15th 2018) Crossing the Line Tonight the curtain raiser of European football’s new season, the UEFA Supercup, will take place in Talinn’s Lilleküla stadium. It is also the 220th Madrid derby. There

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Cross Town Rivalry

Cross Town Rivalry

🕔19:26, 15.Aug 2018

By Satish Sekar in Tallinn’s Lilleküla Stadium © Satish Sekar (August 14th 2018) Gone but not Forgotten Thibaut Courtois forced through a move from Chelsea to European champions, Real Madrid, by going AWOL, after the Blues broke the transfer record

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And so, it begins again

And so, it begins again

🕔16:30, 27.Jul 2018

By Satish Sekar© Satish Sekar (July 26th 2018) The Poor Relation Came of Age With almost indecent haste the new football season is underway again. The most successful team in the history of the Europa League start their assault on

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Alli Earns his Spurs in Humbling Champions Real Madrid

Alli Earns his Spurs in Humbling Champions Real Madrid

🕔20:44, 4.Nov 2017

By Satish Sekar at Wembley Stadium © Satish Sekar (November 1st 2017) Top Table “We now belong not only with the best in England, but in Europe”, Spurs coach Mauricio Pochettino said after watching his charges deservedly beat defending European

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Awards

Awards

🕔21:48, 3.Nov 2017

By Satish Sekar in London © Satish Sekar (October 23rd 2017) Unsurprising There were few surprises at the FIFA awards tonight. Real Madrid’s coach Zinédine Zidane beat the Italian challenge of Massimiliano Allegri and Antonio Conte, but that was expected.

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Distractions

Distractions

🕔18:06, 1.Nov 2017

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 31st 2017) A Long Time A week is a long time in football. Zinédine Zidane was hailed by FIFA the best manager in the world at their awards. “It’s possible,” Zidane said, before

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Historic?

Historic?

🕔13:15, 27.Aug 2017

By Satish Sekar in Monaco © Satish Sekar (August 24th 2017) The Ties England boast five teams in the Champions League Group Stage for the first time. Antonio Conte’s Chelsea, returning after a year, have a tough group – led

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Historic Champion’s League Draw

Historic Champion’s League Draw

🕔18:27, 26.Aug 2017

By Satish Sekar in Monaco © Satish Sekar (August 24th 2017) Tonight, the first repeat champions in the Champions League era, Real Madrid, will find out who they will begin their defence against as they bid to make further history

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