In the last few years, it’s looked increasingly difficult to close the gap between La Liga’s big two – Barcelona and Real Madrid – and the rest of the pack. However, it now looks like Atletico Madrid are doing just that. With players like David Villa and Adrian in the ranks, things are looking up 

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The Ballon d’Or awards were announced on Monday and it proved to be a clean sweep for Spanish football; Lionel Messi lifted his fourth player of the year award in succession, Vicente Del Bosque was named coach of the year and the team of the year were all based in the Primera Division. It is 

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The number “nine” is arguably the most famous and iconic number in football. The “fox in the box”, the goal scorer who gets on the end of things and in many cases, the key player in a team. So with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo or Andres Iniesta being often debated as “the best” players in 

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For decades, supporters of Chelsea FC have been treated to watch some of the best goalscorers that British football has seen. The Shed End has gazed at the consistent finishing of club legends such as Kerry Dixon, Jimmy Greaves, all time top scorer Bobby Tambling, Didier Drogba and of course Peter Osgood the “King of 

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There is little to no doubt that at this current moment in time Radamel Falcao is the best striker in world football. The Colombian forward, currently plying his trade at Atletico Madrid is dominating the headlines both in Spain and across Europe with continued tales of his exploits. His career began at River Plate in 

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The 9th match-day of the 2012-2013 Liga BBVA has been completed and it has been another terrific week packed with outstanding goals. Currently Barcelona and Atletico both have 25 points from 9 games, but Barcelona have a superior points-difference and thus top the league. Lionel Messi leads the race for the Pichichi with 13 goals 

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