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Barcelona win Copa del Rey after sensational second half performance

Barcelona win Copa del Rey after sensational second half performance – originally posted on Sportslens.com Barcelona have won the Copa del Rey after putting on an incredible second half performance against Athletic Bilbao to win 4-0. Barcelona made a lively start to the game, and nearly took the lead in the fifth minute. Sergio Busquets …

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Football clubs have stepped up efforts in recent weeks to tackle the cesspool of racism that is social media. Swansea City announced a week-long boycott of social media platforms, which was followed by Birmingham City and Rangers. Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry has deactivated his social media handles until the platforms take stricter action …

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Messi hails ´special´ Copa del Rey triumph as Laporta backs forward to sign new deal

Lionel Messi hailed the special achievement of captaining Barcelona to another trophy as president Joan Laporta backed the superstar forward to sign a new deal with the club. The 33-year-old scored twice in Saturday’s 4-0 Copa del Rey final victory over Athletic Bilbao after Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong had given Barca a two-goal …

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Goals, Barca joy and Athletic pain – Messi´s ´final final´ ends just like the rest

It was all that was missing: a Lionel Messi goal. The rest of Saturday’s Copa del Rey final was following a predictable, popular script. Barcelona were winning. Athletic Bilbao were losing. Again. For the second time this month, for the sixth time in succession, the final was a step too far for poor Athletic. No …

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