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Heynckes suggests his retirement and is no longer an alternative

Jupp Heynckes to coach Bayern Munich now, suggested today his retirement from football after his last season with the Bavarian club in which he won three to win the Bundesliga, the German Cup and the Champions League, but left a smallish door open to return: “I do not like the final word. I shall leave holiday and reflect”. He confirmed, though, that not lead to any team next season.

Heynckes, of 68 years, had been mentioned repeatedly in recent days among the candidates to succeed the Portuguese Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid bench. At Bayern Munich, Heynckes will be replaced by the Spanish Pep Guardiola. The Carlo Ancelotti ofMadrid should accelerate or look for a plan B.

Jupp Heynckes

“The last two years have been very intense. I have only lived for football and personal life is very short. I have not had or one day free last year. During the last few weeks I have noticed that I have reached an age where you can feel the tension clearly. I have been in an extreme situation. I told my wife last year that it intended to fulfill my contract until 2013 and I go. I have had offers from rich clubs. But the money does not a matter”, said Heynckes. …continue reading

Lionel Messi is “sad” by the output of FC Barcelona’s Guardiola

Lionel Messi said Tuesday he was “surprised and sad” by the recent resignation of Pep Guardiola as coach of FC Barcelona, the club where they both covered themselves with glory by winning titles in bulk.

The great Argentine striker recalled that Guardiola spent four seasons together to add 14 titles out of 19 possible, the latest being the King’s Cup to crush Athletic Bilbao 3-0. It was the last time Guardiola went to Barca.

Lionel Messi

“Guardiola’s departure left me surprised and sad because I did not expect”, said Messi at press conference after training with the Argentina national team, which prepares for the clash on Saturday in Buenos Aires to Ecuador in World Cup. …continue reading

Messi ensures Pichichi

Argentine Leo Messi gave his personal tribute to his coach, Pep Guardola, who sat for the last time on the bench at the Camp Nou, scoring four goals from Barcelona on Saturday on the Espanyol (4-0) in the 37th and penultimate day of the Spanish League.

Meanwhile, Real Madrid celebrated the league title on Wednesday in Bilbao achieved a triumph worked in field of Granada (2-1), turning the scoring with two goals in the final minutes of Cristiano Ronaldo (80 penalty) and David Cortes against, the discount (90 +3).

Leo Messi & Pep Guardola

The match ended in terms of Granada little sports, as players surrounded the referee Granada for protest for that last play and one team member threw a bottle, which could earn him a harsh penalty. …continue reading

Pedro: “we want to dedicate the Cup to Pep Guardiola”

The player of FC Barcelona Pedro Rodriguez has said that after losing the league title for Real Madrid, the great aim of the Blaugrana to win the Cup next May 25 at the Vicente Calderon against Athletic Club, and to devote most of all to his coach, Pep Guardiola, which will be his last game as such.

“We want to dedicate the title of the Copa del Rey, our main objective, and prepare well this game to devote to Pep, Abidal, the ‘Guaje’, Fontes, and the whole team in general. We want to finish the year well getting this title”, he said at a news conference.

Pep Guardiola

The canary, which became the first team with Guardiola, assured that it will get less of Santpedor, but was happy with the election of Tito Vilanova as new technical. “The progress of Guardiola has been for all painful.”Nobody expected it. Tito is a fantastic piece of news, we are all with him”. He has a few concepts similar to the Pep, sure to be a great coach”, he said. …continue reading

The hopes of Creative Media

The position of ten, as we know it and defined it for about two or three decades, begins to disappear, due to new tactical schemes and styles of play, which require a greater contribution of the entire team on defense, and a greater mobility in the upper field of play is perfectly exemplified in Barcelona for Messi and Guardiola .

However, today there are players, coaches and game schedules, we show that the position of creative medium has not disappeared altogether, and not only that, but they teach us that, if well used, these individuals may be helpful to the team.

The hopes of Creative Media

The two key factors, the first is the style of play the player in question. There are players who seem to think and act more revolutionized the others, this kind of players work best acting from the side, a good ten will be a player who plays more slowly, to give some calm to the team’s attack. …continue reading