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Gladiators in the Kingdom of León

first_img“Bernardo; Godoy, Maño, Paredes; Piñán, Roldán; Ovalle, Villafañe, Marianín, Larrauri and Zuazaga”. For years, many years, that was the eleven of the Cultural that in Leon was recited As a saint. 43 passed, very cold and the fiercest of fears, bordering the disappearance, so that in the streets of the city another eleven could be heard loud, that of Rubén de la Barrera, another Cultu, that of Aspire, another striker, Gallar. It was three seasons ago. It lasted little. The following year, decline. The past, hit, do not get into the playoff promotion. This one, a less colorful Cultural than Rubén’s but more effective, the second best ever in Second B. Tonight a mirror is waiting for Cholo in the Kingdom. Aira picks it up. And it can be a trap. Its Cultural is a well-armed team, to wait and find the spaces, the second moves. A very Simeone team, well wrapped in defense and that turns the sock around to get on with speed in the attack. Second in group 2, his true Champions is fighting for leadership, the straightest path to Second. Atlético arrives before his two most important matches of the second round, against the third, Bilbao Athletic, and the first, Logroñés, this Sunday and the next. Aira will rotate, as he has been doing in the Cup. Go ahead Sergio Benito, will be saved to your two bullets for later, Dioni and Kawaya. No casualties last night I expected the transfer of Araujo, former athletic quarry. I could play All his men are gladiators.A cold but clear night yesterday received the Atleti in Leon. The Cholo was left to Oblak and Morata, but he traveled with everything else. In your plan, two kids, Manu Sánchez and Camello, goal for Adam, ownership for Beautiful, opportunity for Llorente and a 4-3-3 with João Félix and Vitolo. He arrives injured from Eibar, wanting to Cup but warned by Barça and his suffering against Ibiza. If you want to conquer the Kingdom, only one thing is worth: looking in the mirror of Aira, becoming gladiators again. In the new Cup you play without a net.last_img read more

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A strange farewell to Bruno Fenandes: “Don’t worry, at United you have Chocapic at breakfast”

first_imgBruno Fernandes already has a new destination: Manchester United. After several months of tug-of-war, the English club has made one of the most desired midfielders to give the alternative to Paul Pogba while injured, as well as if he is leaving in the future. The player has left by 55 million euros plus another 25 in variables and may join the discipline of red devils soon. Meanwhile, his ex-companions of Sporting from Portugal they have said goodbye to him, although one of the goodbye messages has been quite peculiar. This is the Portuguese central, Luis Neto, who affectionately wished him luck while joking with him:“Don’t worry, I’ve already provided everything. United has Chocapic for breakfast. The only thing missing is a different type that bothers you. The Premier now has more charm. Go with every lion.”In the 28 official matches he has played this season, He has scored fifteen goals and distributed fourteen assists, proving to be one of the best soccer players in the Portuguese championship.last_img read more

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Arias worked with the group and Simeone insisted with Llorente

first_imgNone of Simeone’s other injured worked on the grass. Nor Herrera, who is doing alternative work this week although, according to the club, his presence against Granada is not ruled out. Neither João Félix, nor Morata, nor Giménez, nor of course Trippier, operated two days ago of a pubalgia but who yesterday morning already walked on the Hill without crutches. Simeone continued to do head tests in the League match that will face him Saturday at 9:00 p.m. in the Wanda Metropolitano with Granada that, on Tuesday, eliminated Valencia in the Copa del Rey.Insists on LlorenteAnd the Argentine coach insisted on the idea of ​​the previous day. That is to say: that the holder is Marcos Llorente and not Saponjic as he had tried on Tuesday. Oblak; Vrsaljko, Savic, Beautiful, Lodi; Koke, Llorente, Thomas, Saul; Correa and Vitolo It would be its eleven holder. Saponjic, who has played only 62 ‘minutes and did not debut until January 24 at the Copa del Rey in León, where Cultural eliminated Atlético, it seems he will have to wait. Santiago Arias worked this afternoon with the group in another step of his recoveryn. The Colombian, who suffers an injury to the adductor of the left thigh, has been exercising on the grass all week and, as Diego Costa yesterday, is doing ‘rehabilitation work’ to the group. What does that mean? In the first place you will not be ready for the match against Granada, it does not arrive. Secondly, in this recovery process, you can do separate work again. But his recovery is closer.last_img read more

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Messi’s worst streak in LaLiga in more than six years

first_imgMessi admitted some disgust gesture during the match against Getafe. Performed superclass snatch, but it costs keep more the continued efforts and ended up visibly frustrated with the development of the match. However, its involvement in the game and in the reality of the team is undisputed. The Argentine knows star, captain and leader of the group and although he is aware that the season has been complicated by the bad head of the team away from home, his injury at the start of the season and the Current of Suarez, He is still willing to win a title. For many, the most calming I have the Bernabéu party near … Then Messi takes out the antennas. But first he will touch the Eibar and especially the visit to San Paolo, Diego’s temple. Six seasons ago, Messi he was 13 consecutive days without scoring, although in five of them he did not play for one muscle tear. It means that his streak stretched up to eight days of drought. The Argentine continues to rule the Barça game and against Getafe he broke the game with a master pass to Griezmann. Carries six assists in the last three league games Definitely, Messi It has been scolded with the goal. For the first time in more than six years, the Argentine passes four days League adding unmarked. Anxiety or not, the streak began in Mestalla against the Valencia; continued against him I raised; continued in Heliopolis against the Betis; and, so far, it has extended to the match against Getafe. Messi could not with Jaume Domènech, Aitor, Joel or David Soria. Add as one thirty shots in the last games, although every day its production of pitches falls more. This Saturday was faulty in the first part. He missed a petroleum jelly attempt that he normally runs with mastery and then met Soria after a Griezmann center. As well the tried direct foul unlucky. In the second part it barely appeared, which increases the whir about that muscular fatigue on the left leg with which he is playing and from which all are so outstanding ten days after the game of Naples and ten of the visit to the Bernabéu in the Classic.center_img But it is evident that Messi sees no door. It has not been only the four days of the League. Also that Cup match against Athletic in which he had the qualification for semifinals but ran into Unai Simon, that frustrated a seemingly good definition of the Golden Ball six times. And another significant fact. For Messi, who has llegacy to score 50 goals in the same edition of LaLiga, it is not normal in recent years to have marked only fourteen in the day 24. He is LaLiga’s ‘poorest’ top scorer since the 2001-02 season, when Kluivert, Catanha and Raul were eleven.last_img read more

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Barcelona plays its scoring hegemony in the League

first_imgThis Sunday at the Bernabéu will live the Classic number 244 of history. Some parties that have as main attraction your most absolute equality, as evidenced by the fact that Barcelona adds a total of 96 victories by 95 of Real Madrid, apart from 52 draws, throwing a total of 243 matches.Barcelona has in its hands the possibility of putting a little more land in the middle and adding the win number 97 -They have been four consecutive at the Bernabéu-, while Real Madrid could match their numbers with the Blaugrana club, counting their 96 win, and thus put the swords on high.But the equality between the two is such that until they only surpass a goal in the history of the League. After the win on the last day against Eibar (5-0), Barcelona reached 6,151 goals, beating Real Madrid (6,150), which lost to Levante (1-0). Barcelona has needed almost five decades to get ahead of Real Madrid in these statistics. There’s no doubt the emergence of Leo Messi has been fundamental to reach this spectacular ‘sorpasso’. And it is that when the Argentine debuted at Barça in 2003, Madrid were 71 goals ahead of the Blaugrana. So, in these seventeen years they have scored 72 goals more than the whites in the League.Rivalry is also on high if we refer to goals scored in the Classics, as Real Madrid adds 403 to 399 of Barcelona. That means that the first one to score on the Blaugrana side will have the honor of putting his name in golden letters of the club’s history by signing goal 400, as did César Rodriguez (100) in his day in 1952, Bernd Schuster ( 200) in 1980 and Luis Enrique (300) in 2000.And to confirm that equality is the absolute protagonist of the clashes between Barça and Real Madrid, it is only possible to add that both teams add 72 victories in the duels played in the league championship.last_img read more

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Official: WTA suspends its calendar until May 2

first_imgIn an announcement posted on its web site, the WTA confirmed the suspension of its circuit until May 2, coinciding with the beginning of the European clay courtroom tour. “As a result of world coronavirus outbreak, WTA tournaments in Stuttgart, Istanbul and Prague won’t happen as scheduled. We’re sorry for all of our loyal followers, gamers, sponsors and all those that assist skilled ladies’s tennis, “stated a WTA spokesperson.Subsequent week, the group will decide concerning the remaining European tournaments that happen on clay. The WTA will comply with the scenario carefully and assess its impression within the present season. The WTA introduced this Monday the suspension until May 2 of the ladies’s world tennis circuit, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which impacts the tournaments in Stuttgart, Istanbul and Prague, scheduled for the approaching weeks.last_img read more

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What will happen to the football contracts as of June 30, transfers and transfer windows?

first_imgThe local and supra-national football competitions are being postponed one after the other, almost without continuity solution, and given the possibility that most of them will not end when they had planned, the question of what will happen to the contracts that end on June 30, that is, possibly before many of those competitions end, and what will happen to the summer transfer window.Thus, FIFA has created a working group with the confederations, the leagues, the clubs and FIFPro with the aim of taking urgent measures in the face of the serious situation at the moment. for the prevention effects that the coronavirus pandemic is causing.In that working group, which is the head of the FIFA department, the Spanish Emilio García Silvero, In addition to the expiration of the contracts, the summer transfer market, the probable non-payments expected to occur will be addressed, to later incorporate modifications to the Regulations of the Statute and Transfer of Players that allow us to face the new scenario. Suspending the competition for an indefinite time causes the clubs to stop receiving from their main sources of income, as the gay economist of Liébana has pointed out: box office, season tickets, audiovisual rights, advertising and sponsorships; which can result in an inability to meet the salaries of the players. Y As for the contracts ending on June 30, the clubs would be forced to negotiate an extension of the contracts with the players, which they could refuse.As for the registration periods of players, in the case of this summer, they would start with the season still unfinished. As stated by Iusport, the Regulations on the Statute and Transfer of Players of FIFA establish that as each country establishes its own dates for the summer and winter markets, we find variations according to the federations and confederations, although it must always be complied with on the condition that they begin after the end of the season. And with the suspension of competitions due to the coronavirus, there is the possibility that the competitions will not end when they were scheduled. However, the regulation requires that registration periods must be entered into the FIFA Transfer Matching System (TMS) at least 12 months in advance.last_img read more

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Atlético suffers like this: stores, Tour, tickets, sponsorships …

first_imgAtlético lives with anguish, like the rest of Spanish clubs, the break in competition due to the crisis derived from COVID-19. From a sporting point of view, the team has a specific personalized training plan. But each day that passes is one more day of uncertainty for an entity that will have to rethink its immediate and short-term future. Although the main economic source of the entity is television income, the club also lives in other sectors that right now do not produce.Stores are an important source of income at Atlético. They have been closed for two weeks and it is not known when they will be open. Minimum will be one month. The official store that Atlético has in the Wanda Metropolitano has very good operations. It is crowded on game days, but during the year people do not stop going to pick up products from the Atletico club. Atlético is never in favor of offering data from its stores, but its billing is important and the damage is great. The Stadium Tour is also stopped. It is an activity that grows year after year. Waiting for the new Atlético museum to open in the Wanda Metropolitano, the Tour is one of the main tourist activities in the city of Madrid. A good economic amount that the club is also leaving to enter this month that at least will not have activity.Tickets are another source of income. It is not known when the competition will resume and whether it will be held open or closed. The Wanda Metropolitano usually registers large entries, both in the league competition and in the Champions League. In LaLiga the average is over 60,000 spectators. The club had already sold 3,000 seats for the next matchs to play at the rojiblanco stadium and we will have to see what happens with LaLiga. Valladolid, Alavés, Mallorca, Betis and Real Sociedad have yet to visit the rojiblanco stadium. Betis have a great pull and against Real Sociedad may be playing Atlético enter the Champions.Another issue that is also affected by this new situation is that of sponsorships.. Soccer is stopped, the Wanda Metropolitano shut down and is something new. You have to talk to the brands associated with the club about what is happening. The shops, the Stadium Tour, tickets, sponsorships … The hit is important. All add up so that the entity has a budget of over 500 million.last_img read more

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Kane, a forbidden dream

first_imgHarry Kane sounded the alarms by flirting, in an interview on Sky Sports, with his possible departure from Tottenham. The striker acknowledged loving his club, but demanded a winning project to continue as team leader. A warning, however, that makes him hit a wall: he is the center striker with the highest market value in the world and, to top it all, he has a contract until June 2024. If you want to go out, you must plant. Premier League20113624 Real Madrid rules it outNeither was nor is nor will be on the list. As AS has learned, Harry Kane has never liked it on the noble floor of the Santiago Bernabéu. The club is working on a future signing of Kylian Mbappé and handles great reports of HaalandTherefore, a possible operation by the Tottenham striker is ruled out. Also, Zidane considers that English does not improve the level of Karim Benzema. As if that were not enough, Levy would cross again on the Florentine road, after operations such as Modric or Bale and the English tab is quite high. So you will not wear white.Harry Kane’s numbers Europa League31101 CompetitionMatchesGoalsAssists Who loves Kane?Having seen, anyone who wants to get the services of Kane must scratch his pocket. But what great teams in Europe need to get a striker in the coming months? He Barcelonais undoubtedly one of them, although Lautaro seems to be the chosen one and Neymar is always in the bedroom. He too NaplesAlthough his project does not seem to meet the demands of the English striker. Chelsea, United or City also lose bellows to be of the Premier League and for the love of ‘9’ to its colors.Two of the most possible alternatives today are the Bayern and the PSG. The first wants to continue to command in Germany and make a qualitative leap in Europe. Lewandowski, on scoring streak, already old. PSG, meanwhile, would tie an elite striker before the possible exit in the medium term of Kylian Mbappé and would meanwhile replace Cavani and Mauro Icardi. Furthermore, they both seem to have enough money to carry out a dizzying operation.DYLAN MARTINEZ & nbsp; (REUTERS) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Kane, one of the leaders of the English team.DYLAN MARTINEZ (REUTERS) Sterling25Manchester City160 Salah27Liverpool150 FA Cuptwenty123 The ten most valued players in the world Jadon SanchotwentyBorussia Dortmund130 A debt already settledIn the words of Harry Kane demanding a winning project hides a reproach to the club for not having invested enough in signings years ago. That message was already transmitted by Mauricio Pochettino after losing the Champions League final and it is clear: savings to finance investment in the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has ended up billing the team. From the 2019 winter market to July 2019 more than 500 days elapsed without making a single incorporation. In fact, the ‘spurs’ were the only club in the five major leagues that did not sign a footballer.Anyway, Daniel Levy has already assumed the debt of about 850 million euros and it is not for her that he is willing to transfer his footballers at a price. He already proved it with Eriksen and, what’s more, he will tie his players to the end so that the new stadium sees Tottenham on great nights. For this you need Kane and also level arrivals. Although his sale would leave a lot of money in the coffers of the club, there is no intention to let him out.Mike Hewitt & nbsp; (Getty Images) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Tottenham was more than a year without signing for the investment in the new stadium.Mike Hewitt (Getty Images) * Transfermarkt data Champions24twenty3center_img Antoine Griezmann29Barcelona120 Kane26Tottenham150 PlayerAgeTeamMarket value in € M * Leo Messi32Barcelona140 According to the estimates of the Transfermarkt portal, Harry Kane is the fourth player with the highest market value on the planet, only behind Neymar (€ 160M), Sterling (€ 160M) and Mbappé (€ 200M). So that, It is the most expensive ‘9’ with a wide difference to their pursuers: Firmino (90), Lukaku (85), Lautaro (80), Werner (80) or Haaland (80). For this reason, those who are interested in obtaining their services must pay an exorbitant amount, something unlikely due to the world crisis unleashed by the coronavirus.Also, Kane would bump into a road with a ruthless negotiator: Daniel Levy. There are thousands of stories starring the president of Tottenham, all with a common denominator: either a club puts a significant amount on the table or it will not let its players out. The last example is that of Christian Eriksen, who stayed last summer because the required figure was higher than logic for a player who only has one year left on his contract.Finally, the Danish midfielder managed to get out in winter, rumbo to Inter Milan for an amount close to 20 million euros. Although Levy was aware that he would not renew, he demanded a significant payment from the Italian team. Kane will not be lucky with that possible downgrade. In summer 2018, he got engaged for another six seasons with the club that saw him grow. Ending contract in 2024, he will not have the plus of being able to leave for free and will force the entity that wants him to break the bank.ANDREAS SOLARO & nbsp; (AFP) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Kane and Eriksen, in a match with Tottenham.ANDREAS SOLARO (AFP) Sadio Mané27Liverpool150 EFL Cup1253 Real Madrid has also suffered in his own flesh the intransigence of the president. Modric, in 2012, and Bale, in 2013, they declared in absentia to leave the club, but Levy only yielded when the white directive reached the required number. It also responds to a peculiar idiosyncrasy: it only lets its footballers go in the final stretch of the market. Thus, it takes the interested team out to the last euro for the last minute need. In his day, himself Mauricio Pochettino notice what they were up against: “Watch out, Daniel Levy bites“AGUILERA & nbsp; (DAILY AS) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Gareth Bale arrived at Real Madrid at the last minute.AGUILERA (DAILY AS) Neymar28PSG160 Mbappétwenty-onePSG200 Kevin De Bruyne28Manchester City150 Levy’s heavy handThe one previously exposed with the figure of Christian Eriksen in between is just one of the hundred operations that have brought the negotiator upside down. Zdravko Mamic, sports director of Dinamo Zagreb when Modric arrived in London, explained a curious anecdote that perfectly defines how demanding Levy is: “We already had everything agreed. I asked him for five Tottenham jerseys. He said he would give them to me, but then Tottenham would pay less. for the transfer, since the € 21M they paid had to be subtracted from the value of the shirts. “last_img read more

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