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Champions League

‘It Was The Longest And Hardest 15 Minutes Of My Life’ – Marc Bartra Publishes Touching Instagram Update From Hospital Bed

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After undergoing surgery on a broken arm, Marc Bartra is currently still recovering in hospital after being injured during the explosive attack on the Borussia Dortmund team busjust hours beforeTuesday night's Champions League tie against Monaco.

Bartra suffered a fractured radial bone and had to have debris removed from his hand but, after being visited by his partner Melissa and their daughter Gala, the Spanish defender has since emitted a personal update from his hospital bed to assure fans that he's okay.

‘Everything Went Well’ – Dortmund Confirm Marc Bartra Underwent Surgery On Broken Arm After Team Bus Attack

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Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that Marc Bartra is fine and recovering well after being the only person injured duringTuesday night's attack on their team bus.

It was widely reported that Bartra was injured by glass that was smashed by the explosions, with Dortmund revealing that the Spanish defender suffered a broken arm.

Faith Restored: Dortmund Fans Lay On Fabulous Hospitality For Stranded Monaco Supporters Using #BedsForAwayFans Twitter Campaign

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Photo: @Vespafoto (via @ASMonaco/Twitter)

While the enforced cancellation of Tuesday night's Champions League quarter-final between Borussia Dortmund and Monaco was obviously a distressing turn of events, there did at least emerge from the morass a shining beacon of hope for humanity.

As you're doubtlessly aware, the match was abandoned after the Dortmund bus was caught up in a series of explosions en route to Signal Iduna Park before kick-off.

Champions League: Quarter-Final In Jeopardy After Dortmund Team Bus Involved In Explosion In Street Close To Stadium

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Borussia Dortmund's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Monaco has been plunged into doubt after the Dortmund team bus was involved in an explosion en routeto the stadium.

The incident was first reported by Dortmund's official Twitter account...

Bei Abfahrt unseres Busses hat sich ein Vorfall ereignet.

Carlos Tevez Staying At Man City

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Carlos Tevez's advisor, Kia Joorabchian is quoted in the English newspapers as saying that Tevez will not be sold in the January transfer window:

"We've been in negotiations with three big clubs but I don't think they have reached the figures Manchester City want. Carlos will remain at Man City until the summer.

Milan’s Philippe Mexes: A Romanista Hot-Head at Heart

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Philippe Mexes is a dirty cheat. He's a walking red card and a thuggish scumbag; an explosion waiting to happen like that quiet, inevitable interval in between lighting a firecracker and waiting for it to go off. Philippe Mexes is a tremendous defender. Sure, he has a dirty side, but what centerback doesn't?

Borini's parting shot at Chelsea.

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Fabio Borini is expected to line up for Swansea tomorrow in the play off final against Reading in what is considered as the richest game in the world as whoever wins is promoted into the Premier League. Borini found is chances at Chelsea limited to say the least and as we all know had to go out on loan to find himself regular first team football and we have to hold our hands up and say he has done well.

Seattle Sounders

Zakuani, Perez mark returns with assists as Sounders tie FC Dallas in Frisco

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By BRYAN ROBISON

FRISCO, TX - On a night where two stars made their returns to the starting lineup after lengthy injury layoffs, Seattle's Steve Zakuani and FC Dallas' Blas Perez each resumed their roles as key difference makers.

Brian Mullen Shaken Over Tackle, Steve Zakuani Injury

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When Brian Mullan first made his statements about having done such a tackle many times before it was a "non-apology apology" that seemed disingenuous. Seattle Sounders fans were quick to criticize not just Mullan, but Sigi Schmid for his statements supporting his former player. Today though we learn that Mullan is distraught over the tackle of Steve Zakuani and its resulting double fracture.

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Only Fools and Horses

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Something that flew somewhat under the radar this past week was the announcement that Marcello Trotta has signed a new contract with the club. For those that reacted to news, the response was pretty muted, with many expressing a mild surprise that the club had seen sufficient talent and upside to offer new terms.

Only Fools and Horses

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Something that flew somewhat under the radar this past week was the announcement that Marcello Trotta has signed a new contract with the club. For those that reacted to news, the response was pretty muted, with many expressing a mild surprise that the club had seen sufficient talent and upside to offer new terms.

Imagine

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I was in email conversation with a nice chap called Chris the other day, and he said something which got me thinking:

Lord only knows what people did in the pre-Internet days when Georgie Graham preferred to only spend money on Eddie McGoldrick and 14 centre-backs.

Although there were always rumours and chatter about certain players it was very much restricted in comparison to what we have today.

La Liga

SPANISH FOOTBALL | CELTA DE VIGO RETURNS TO LA LIGA

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After 5 years CELTA DE VIGO joins follow "Galicia Region" Club Deportivo A Coruña in the Spanish 1º Division - LA LIGA - after securing mathematically the second classification place with direct promotion. Celta de Vigo just needed a draw result ( 1 point ) against Cordoba & their game finished in a 0 - 0 result which lead to an explosion of joy & celebrations in the city of Vigo.

Shit Kits: Athletic Bilbao 2004

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By Ollie Irish

Basque artist Dario Urzay designed this eyepopping shirt to mark Athletic Bilbao's centenary they only wore it in a short UEFA Cup campaign in 2004. Thank God for small mercies. The shirt is supposed to evoke a blood splatter, but it looks more like an explosion in a strawberry jam factory.

Shit Football Kits: Athletic Bilbao 2004

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By Ollie Irish

Basque artist Dario Urzay designed this eyepopping shirt to mark Athletic Bilbao's centenary they only wore it in a short UEFA Cup campaign in 2004. The shirt is supposed to evoke a blood splatter, but it looks more like an explosion in a strawberry jam factory.

Manchester United

Seven Games Left, Five Points Gap

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There was an explosion of joy at the final whistle at the Darwen End of Ewood Park. Manchester United fans have a reason to celebrate as they came away from Ewood Park with 3 points and in that...

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The Flowers of Manchester

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The Flowers of Manchester - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Daniele (from Red Rants) has a written a moving piece on the Munich disaster here's an extract:

Sam couldn't have been more focused if he had been watching a movie, so I moved on: "Harry Gregg, United's keeper, had been thrown out the cabin after the impact along with Bobby Charlton.

The best 16 Manchester derby jokes from the internet

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The best 16 Manchester derby jokes from the internet

Unsurprisingly, Manchester United's 6-1 hammering at the hands of arch rivals Manchester City lit the Sky Blue touch paper for an explosion of mocking jokes from their noisy neighbours on the internet. Here's more than six of the best.

2011-10-10: La Liga Weekly Podcast

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In the news yesterday, Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez put pen to paper on a 5-year deal with Manchester United. This was after an supposed explosion of reports in the press linking him to Real Madrid. . I absolutely hate it when agents use Real Madrid to spook clubs into signing their players into big money contracts.

English Premier League

Tevez’s Agent Says He Is Staying At Man City

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Carlos Tevez's advisor, Kia Joorabchian is quoted in the English newspapers as saying that Tevez will not be sold in the January transfer window:

"We've been in negotiations with three big clubs but I don't think they have reached the figures Manchester City want. Carlos will remain at Man City until the summer.

The Growing Disillusionment With England’s National Team

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It's long been a debate about what is more important to players and fans, club or country? With the explosion, especially in the last ten years or so, of the Premier League as the most exciting, well-watched league in the ...

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It was like a right foot with an explosion, but with the timing...

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It was like a right foot with an explosion, but with the timing and beauty of the gods

Richard Swarbrick adds to his Gareth Bale and El Clásico collection with yet another brilliant animation, this time covering last year's Premier League goal of the season. That spectacular bicycle kick from Wayne Rooney.

Breaking Transfer News: Chelsea Offside to Write Another Story About Fernando Torres

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The Liverpool Offside has it on good authority that The Chelsea Offside will soon release another story concerning the possibility that the club they follow might make a serious effort to capture Torres with all of three days left in the transfer window. Meanwhile, Twitter's going insane over a new Times article that's behind a paywall so that almost nobody has seen it.

Dressing Room

The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Peterborough Head For Old Trafford

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If you wanted to see a hint of the essence of the unconfined joy of football coupled with a hint at the traditions of the game in England, it was on display behind the goal at Peterborough United's London Road this evening. When, at the third attempt, Craig Mackail-Smith bundled the ball over the goal-line to complete the home side's over-turning of what had been, at one point during the first leg, a 3-1 deficit, the terrace behind the goal exploded under lights turned amber by decades of tobacco smoke, a joyous explosion of care-free abandon.

CultFootball Film Session: Copa del Rey Clásico (Part 2)

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We went through the 1st half highlights of last Wednesday's Copa del Rey Clásico in detail highlights that were dominated by Real Madrid's counterattacking.  But it was a game of two halves:

The second half was a different game entirely. Barcelona were rejuvenated by whatever spanking Pep Guardiola gave them in the dressing room, and they came out with the sort of belly fire you expect from the best team of their generation.

The Rest

Wayne Rooney räumt auf…

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Wayne Rooney räumt auf...

Wayne Rooney, Wayne Rooney, Wayne Rooney räumt auf... und kickt dabei sogar einen Bus ins Jenseits.Kraaaaaaaaaassse Scheiße... Quelle: Youtube (User: Nike Soccerball) Fritten, Fussball & Bier - Ein alternativer Fussball-Blog, der sich um die wirklich wichtigen Themen des Fussballs kuemmert!

Afiches contra Borghi en Chile

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14.10.2012 - El momento de la Roja trae run run desde el otro lado de la cordillera. A un año de la primera explosión, luego de perder (3-1) con Ecuador (aunque Chile jamás ganó en Quito) y en la previa del encuentro con Argentina (eliminatorias), las horas de Borghi parecen contadas al frente de la selección chilena.

Quote Sheet: FC Dallat at LA Galaxy

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On Castillo's injury impacting the match: "Well of course we had to make a change, it forced us to bring Blas (Perez) on, we weren't sure, we thought Blas could maybe give us a good 30 minutes but he had to come on earlier. If you remember earlier in the game, Castillo was causing LA quite a bit of problems because of his speed and explosion.

Richard McNulty Killed in Afghanistan

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(AP) ROLLA The Department of Defense says a 22-year-old soldier from Rolla died in Afghanistan.

Pfc. Richard L. McNulty III died Sunday when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Bowri Tana, Afghanistan.

The defense department says 25-year-old Sgt. Brian L. Walker of Lucerne Valley, Calif.

The San Siro Gets Punked

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Words from yesterday:

I do love the end of the season when stadiums erupt out of nowhere because something big happened elsewhere...

...err, nothing happened in the Juventus game, with whom they're fighting for the title and the only other game going on. Did they do it to buoy the players?

Marquez, Conde breathe life back into the Red Bulls

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By DAVE MARTINEZ

Though an impressive brace by both Thierry Henry and Kenny Cooper may steal headlines, the Red Bull's dominating 4-1 victory over Colorado was more than just the story of a goal-scoring explosion.

The return of Rafa Marquez and Wilman Conde made all the difference in stabilizing and inspiring New York's striking turnaround and helping deliver their first win of the season on Sunday.

Olivier Giroud & Mathieu Debuchy Sittin’ In A Tree

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Olivier Grioud scores a goal, celebrates by giving Mathieu Debuchy some man-on-man love. And it's not like this is some unknown occurrence in football it happens from time to time. However...

It seems increasingly improbable for a late developer to make his way from football's lower reaches on to the international stage.

Portland Timbers Related Websites

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We are a great football club and we boast a good number of websites that honor that fact. The first season of MLS brought us an explosion in Timbers media in many forms for many tastes. Â We would like to list a few of the sites that you may or may not heard of in organized super random list.

We can all hope that we will see even more Timbers media in our second season of MLS.

Pitter Patter: Jack Wilshere & Lauren Neal Welcome Baby Archie

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Image via Jack Wilshere's Twitter account.

Ovary explosion is an understatement, Kickettes. This new bundle of Arsenal Adorkableness is causing an extreme ovaryaction in our esteemed domicile at the mo.

Jack Wilshere's (ex?) girlfriend Lauren Neal, gave birth to a baby boy Archie Jack Wilshere today at 15:06 GMT.

Fort Lauderdale 3-0 Minnesota; Star’s Worse loss of the Season

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The NSC Minnesota Stars had a chance to put some distance between themselves and FC Edmonton for second place in the North American Soccer League on Saturday night, but a second half explosion from the Fort Lauderdale Strikers cost the Stars dearly in South Florida.

Substitute Brian Shrivers scored two goals for the Strikers after Yoximar Granado had opened the scoring early in the second half.

Tangerang United?

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No, this is not another team applying for the Liga Primer Indonesia. Instead supporters of the two Tangerang teams from the industrial city just west of Jakarta have joined forces to raise money for victims of Indonesia's very own double whammy the tsunami in the Mentawis and the Merapi explosion.
Persita and Persikota fans are best known for having it with each other or the neighbours near the Benteng Stadium so it's nice to see them in some positive news for a change.