Tag Archives: La Liga

La Liga posts news of Partey’s contract extension in Pidgin and Twi

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The Spanish La Liga’s official Facebook page on Friday interestingly posted news of Ghana international Thomas Partey’s contract extension with Atletico Madrid in the Ghanaian language Twi and Pidgin. Partey on Thursday signed a new deal with the Madrid based club which will keep him at the club till 2023. Partey has played 35 times for Atletico Madrid this season ...

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Thomas Partey extends Atletico stay until 2023

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Ghana’s Thomas Partey has signed a contract extension with Atletico Madrid  until June 2023, the club has announced. The announcement was made on Thursday after Partey signed the dotted line. Partey has played 35 times for Atletico Madrid this season and has scored three league goals. After signing the extension, Partey told the club’s website of his pride to feature ...

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Moreno goal for Espanyol beats Real Madrid

Real Madrid had been unbeaten in seven La Liga games - their best run of the season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Gerard Moreno scored an injury-time winner as Espanyol beat Real Madrid for the first time in over a decade. Real had won five games in a row but rested Cristiano Ronaldo and were made to pay for a below-par performance. Espanyol probably edged the game and Moreno had a first-half goal ruled out for a marginal offside call. Real defender ...

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Thomas Partey: I came to Spain without telling anyone

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Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey has surprisingly revealed that he left for Spain as an 18 year old  without the knowledge of his guardians. Thomas Partey has emerged as a revelation this season in the center of the Atletico Madrid midfield and it is reward for the dedication and sacrifice he has shown since leaving Ghana with the aim of ...

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Philippe Coutinho completes Barcelona medical ahead of move from Liverpool

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Philippe Coutinho has completed a medical ahead his transfer from Liverpool to Barcelona for a club-record fee, the Spanish club announced on Monday. Brazil international Coutinho underwent his medical on Monday morning despite a thigh problem that ruled him out of Liverpool’s last two games, following the two clubs agreeing a deal on Saturday. The club said in a statement: “Coutinho ...

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Bale scores twice for Real Madrid in Celta Vigo draw

These were Gareth Bale's first goals in La Liga since he scored in Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Real Sociedad on 17 September (Image credit: AFP)

Wales forward Gareth Bale scored twice in his first La Liga start since 20 September as Real Madrid were held to a draw at Celta Vigo. Celta went ahead when ex-Liverpool striker Iago Aspas set up Daniel Wass, who lobbed goalkeeper Keylor Navas. Bale, who has had a calf injury this season, netted twice in three minutes after passes from ...

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Philippe Coutinho says £142m Barcelona move is a ‘dream come true’

Coutinho took part in a brief photo session on Sunday at the Nou Camp (Image credit: Getty Images)

Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho says his move to Barcelona is a “dream come true” before his official presentation at the Nou Camp on Monday. The 25-year-old is set to join the Spanish giants after a £142m deal was agreed with Liverpool on Saturday. He took part in a brief photo session at the Nou Camp after Barcelona’s 3-0 win against Levante on Sunday. Coutinho ...

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La Liga: Ronaldo rescues Real, Atletico hit five

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s first La Liga goal for over a month ensured Real Madrid closed the gap on leaders Barcelona to seven points by squeezing past struggling Malaga 3-2 on Saturday. Ronaldo’s relief was clear to see when he fired home the rebound after seeing his penalty saved by Roberto 15 minutes from time. Atletico Madrid remain tied with Real in ...

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Lionel Messi: Barcelona forward signs new deal until 2021

Lionel Messi, signing his new deal with Barcelona's president Josep Maria Bartomeu, made his debut in 2004 (Image credit: EPA)

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has signed a new contract with a buyout clause worth 700m euros (£626m). The 30-year-old Argentina international’s deal now runs until the end of the 2020-21 season. Since joining the club at the age of 13, Messi has helped Barcelona win eight Spanish league titles and won the Champions League four times. Messi, whose previous deal ...

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Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Madrid: Derby ends in rare stalemate

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Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid shared a rare goalless draw in the first derby at the Wanda Metropolitano in a result that will have delighted league leaders Barcelona. The last time a LaLiga clash between the two capital clubs finished 0-0 was back in 2005, and since then only one of 39 meetings between the rivals in all competitions had failed to ...

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