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It was meant to be the defining difference of what makes the Premiership better than the rest. Hard-working, physical, committed, full blooded, aggressive, direct - all superlatives to describe the team from Staffordshire. The English media were quick to jump on David De Gea, when he played there. The most infamous quote of all was that of former Sky TV pundit Andy Gray less than 18 months ago:

"I don't know if Barcelona have ever gone to a place like the Britannia stadium and suffered the kind of onslaught that Tony Pulis's players would put them under from long throws...

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Roma and Barcelona fan Stuart Harper kindly keeps us informed of Luis Enrique's project in Italy.

When AS Roma last won a Serie A title in 2001, the resultant celebrations were illustrative of a club with huge potential. Rome was flooded with a sea of Giallorosso as over a million tifosi took to the streets in celebration. But an absence of success since, has kept vast swathes of supporters from enduring in person, an intervening decade of boardroom mismanagement and below par team performances.

In 2011 however, Bostonian...

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Ahead of the Europa league tie with England's Stoke City, LaLigaUK was present for Unai Emery's pre-match press conference. 

Q. Do the topsides in Spain view the league position more importantly or European competition ?

A. We have huge respect for this tournament, a recent memory of ours was reaching the quarterfinals of a previous tournament in the UEFA cup as it was known then when Atlético Madrid knocked us out, they went on to win the trophy that year. That gives us a real hope and desire to go as far as we can this season. We know...

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"In Valencia we are in a process of reinventing ourselves in the face of necessity. Footballers who have given a lot to Valencia end up leaving, some because they are nearing retirement, others because they are at their peak to sell and for the club it makes sense economically. So we are having to bring in footballers in order for them to become important. We are in a process of nurturing footballers and we have to do this in an accelerated way as everyone's goal is to keep staying...

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Pre-match

José Francisco Molina - Villarreal manager

"Winning would be great. Working hard for 90 minutes and from their trying to win. Our focus is on the three points, but we know the difficulty of the game. "

"Barcelona have casualties, but also a great squad and they are used to keeping a high pace in games. "

Villarreal named the same side that beat Sporting Gijon 3-0 the previous week. Diego López recovered from a fever to take his place in goal. With negotiations taking place...

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