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FC Barcelona News: 7 September 2011; Leading Clubs Want Less International Games, Spain Demolish Liechtenstein

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Villa scored twice on his latest endeavor with Spain.
Villa scored twice on his latest endeavor with Spain.

Clubs eye fixture reduction | Sky Sports
Manchester United's chief executive David Gill has revealed Europe's leading clubs want to reduce the number of internationals to just six a year. Such a move would mean either much smaller qualifying groups for tournaments or very few friendly fixtures, or even none at all.

Liga - Rout ensures Spain qualify - Yahoo! Eurosport
Holders Spain qualified for the Euro 2012 finals with two games to spare thanks to a 6-0 win at home to Liechtenstein. Alvaro Negredo (34, 37), Xavi (44), Sergio Ramos (52) and David Villa (59, 79) were on target during the rout.

Sir Alex Ferguson defends Jose Mourinho against criticism - ESPN Soccernet
"I don't find anything wrong with his enthusiasm,'' Ferguson told Corriere dello Sport. "When I was younger I showed more enthusiasm on the bench too. I was always gesticulating and directing. "It's Mourinho's nature to be agitated. When I saw Mourinho run up and down the touchline at Old Trafford when he coached Porto, I said to myself, 'Did I also use to do that?'

Liga - Zidane's son trains with first team - Yahoo! Eurosport
The former Real and France midfielder was on the sidelines as coach Jose Mourinho oversaw a session in which Enzo stepped out with players including Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Brazil playmaker Kaka and Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil.

Medel doubtful for Villarreal clash | LFP
Sevilla midfielder Gary Medel is doubtful for his team's match against Villarreal on Saturday. The Chilean player suffered a strained hamstring in his right thigh while on duty with his national squad and was unable to train on Tuesday. Manu del Moral also missed training after going down with a virus but will be able to play on Saturday, as is the case with Frederic Kanouté.

Mallorca wait on Ogunjimi | Sky Sports | Football | Primera Division | Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca are waiting to hear from Fifa over whether they will approve their deadline day move for Belgium international Marvin Ogunjimi. The Islanders agreed a deal with Genk and Ogunjimi on deadline day, but it emerged that the transfer documents were sent seven minutes too late.

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