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Jason Pettigrove

European football journalist specialising in La Liga. Member of Sports Journalist’s Association, Football Writers’ Association and International Sports Press Association.

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Cup Defeat Proves Real Madrid Lack Fire Power
Real Madrid Could Target Robert Lewandowski In Final Weeks Of Transfer Window
The last thing you want as a defender in the first minute of a major European final is Diego Costa with the bit between his…
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UEFA Super Cup Preview
Real Madrid V Atletico Madrid: 3 Things To Watch
Now the real fun begins! Cross-city rivals Real and Atletico Madrid go head-to-head in Tallinn, Estonia, for the right to be crowned UEFA Super Cup…
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Barcelona's Main Man Sets Another Record
Lionel Messi Sets Another Barcelona Record In Spanish Super Cup Win
Against his favourite opponents in terms of goals scored, there was always a chance Lionel Messi would end up on the winning side in the…
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Three Things To Watch As Barca Take On Sevilla In Spanish Super Cup
3 Things To Watch As Barcelona Take On Sevilla In Spanish Super Cup
It’s a Spanish Super Cup – or Supercopa de Espana to give it its proper name – with a difference. For a start, Barcelona v…
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Pique Calls Time On His International Career
Spain And Barcelona Defender Gerard Pique Goes Out At The Top
As with much of his career, Gerard Pique knew just when the time was right to bow out of the Spanish national team. He’d already…
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Simeone Set To Rest Top Names
Big Names Missing For Atletico Madrid As They Take On Inter Milan In The International Champions Cup
The International Champions Cup has been another roaring success for many of those clubs that entered, with the possible exception of last season’s winners, Barcelona,…
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Why It Was Vital Real Madrid Kept Modric
The Most Important Signing Real Madrid Made This Summer
Luka Modric and his agents have played a blinder since his return to Real Madrid from World Cup duty. Ultimately unsuccessful in that competition, the…
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Barca Trio On Verge Of Switch
Barcelona Trio Andre Gomes, Yerry Mina And Ousmane Dembele Could Still Make Premier League Moves
The clock is about to stop but there’s still just enough time for Barcelona to sort out a few more deals on transfer deadline day.…
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Gareth Bale Stuns Once Again For Real Madrid
Gareth Bale Banishes Cristiano Ronaldo Memories With Latest Brilliance For Real Madrid Against Roma
Cristiano who? That’s the question most Real Madrid supporters will be asking themselves this morning after a Gareth Bale master class finally showed that he…
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How Are Madrid Looking Ahead Of The New Season?
Three Things To Watch As Real Madrid Take On Roma
After a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Juventus last time out, Julen Lopetegui’s Real Madrid finish their International Champions Cup participation against Roma. It’s the final…
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Real Madrid Near Deal For Big Summer Target
Real Madrid Close In On Deal For Thibaut Courtois, While Keylor Navas' Future Looks Unclear
It’s believed that the arrival of Thibaut Courtois at Real Madrid is imminent, the Chelsea goalkeeper’s wish of moving closer to his family finally on…
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Barcelona May Have Found The Next Football Superstar
Barcelona Unearth Major New Star Despite Losing To Milan In Prestige Friendly
“I am very pleased with Riqui Puig’s performance.” The words of Ernesto Valverde after the young 18-year-old midfielder ran the show against AC Milan in…
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Asensio Shows Real Madrid Can Cope Without Ronaldo
Brilliant Marco Asensio Stars As Real Madrid Sweep Past Juventus In Washington DC
Inevitably, Cristiano Ronaldo dominated the pre and post-match chatter as Real Madrid took on Juventus in the International Champions Cup. Though the Portuguese was nowhere…
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Last Chance Saloon For Andre Silva When Barca Play Milan Tonight
The 3 Things To Watch During Barcelona v AC Milan
The final stop on Barcelona’s US tour which has seen them win one and lose one so far. Their 4-2 defeat to Roma only came…
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Bale Set To Take Charge As Real Madrid Play Juventus
Gareth Bale Could Take Centre Stage As Real Madrid Play Juventus In Key Friendly
Just a few months ago, Real Madrid met Juventus in an epic quarter-final clash. The first leg was notable for Cristiano Ronaldo’s incredible bicycle kick…
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