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FC Barcelona News: 22 May 2011; Barcelona End the Season With a Win, Valdés Wins Zamora Trophy, Ronaldo Breaks Record

Youngsters did a good job against Malaga
Youngsters did a good job against Malaga

Fightback with one eye on Wembley (1-3) | FCBarcelona
FC Barcelona closed their league season with another away win, coming from behind to beat Malaga 1-3 with goals from Bojan (pen), Afellay and Bartra -a result and a performance to give added confidence ahead of the Wembley final.

Zamora award for Valdes again | FCBarcelona
The Zamora Trophy is awarded every season to the Spanish League goalkeeper with the best goals conceded record. This year, Victor Valdes has won the award for the fourth time in his career with the second best record in the league’s history.

Barcelona's Dani Alves on cheat allegations and the final against United | The Guardian
Dani Alves is everywhere: his face on glass panels, his smiles and goal celebrations on a giant flatscreen TV slideshow. It may only be a meeting room at the company he has set up to handle his commercial affairs, and those of team-mates such as Eric Abidal and Maxwell, but the omnipresence seems somehow symbolic of the player's outstanding work-rate on Barcelona's right flank.

Fallen champions Deportivo relegated | Eurosport
Former champions Deportivo La Coruna were relegated from La Liga on the final day of the season, a 2-0 defeat at home to Valencia ending a 20-year stay in the Spanish top flight. Deportivo, league champions in 2000, finished 18th with 43 points, one from safety, and joined Almeria and Hercules in the second division next term.

Wembley Memories(IV): Eusebio | FCBarcelona
Eusebio Sacristán, the player who was fouled to give Ronald Koeman the chance to fire home the famous free kick at the 1992 final, remembers the game as: "a very well balanced game, which both teams could have ended up winning – but it was our moment.

Man City beat Barcelona to sign Celta Vigo superkid Denis Suarez | Tribal Football
Celta's chairman Carlos Mourino confirmed that [Denis Suarez] the Spanish Under-17 midfielder will join City for an initial fee of €1 million, which could rise to €3m depending on appearance and performance related clauses in the deal.

Ronaldo breaks La Liga scoring record | ESPN
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo broke the Primera Division record for goals in a single season after netting his 39th and 40th of the campaign in an 8-1 thrashing of Almeria. Ronaldo needed just five minutes of Madrid's final game of the season against already-relegated Almeria to seal his place in the record books.

Real Madrid's Joselu and Jesus delighted with debuts | Goal
Real Madrid striker Joselu and goalkeeper Jesus have both reacted to their memorable debuts, after both came on to good effect in Saturday's 8-1 thrashing of Almeria at the Bernabeu.

Agüero hits century mark | LFP
Atlético de Madrid striker Sergio 'Kun' Agüero chalked his 101st goal for the club in the final game of this season’ s Liga BBVA against Mallorca. It was a double celebration for the Argentine ace, who not only reaches three figures but hit his first top flight hat trick in the 4-3 win.

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