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FC Barcelona News: 18 May 2013; Neymar Talks Held Up By His Father, Atlético Madrid Win Copa del Rey

David Ramos

Camp Nou to celebrate Liga title on Sunday | FC Barcelona
On Sunday night, the Camp Nou will be celebrating Barça’s Liga title. It’ll all be happening after the game with Valladolid (which kicks off at 21.00)). The trophy arrived at the club this Friday ready for presentation to FC Barcelona for the 22nd time.

Neymar Snr holds up Barca deal - Yahoo! Eurosport UK
However, where it is understood that Santos and the two investment firms that hold percentage shares in Neymar’s playing rights are all eager to sell, even before the Confederations Cup, the Brazilian club and Barcelona are both reported as disappointed by Neymar Snr. The player’s father, who is also his representative, is understood to be putting obstacles in the way of the move being completed

Atletico grit trumps pouty Madrid in Copa final - ESPN FC
For a bad loser at the best of times, this defeat, Real Madrid's first to Atletico Madrid in 14 years, means that if he leaves this imperious club at this juncture, he'll have won in three years -- after the investment of hundreds of millions of euros -- the same number of trophies, three -- as Atletico's Diego Simeone, who inherited a relegation-menaced club 17 months ago. Who's the Special One in reality ...?

Ronaldo and Mourinho see red as Atletico stun Real Madrid to win Copa - Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Joao Miranda thumped home an extra-time winner as Atletico Madrid secured a 2-1 win over Real Madrid to claim Copa Del Rey glory in a fiery final that saw both Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo sent off. The Brazilian defender headed in a 99th-minute cross to clinch a first victory over Los Blancos since 1999 and the 10th domestic cup success in their history.

Real Madrid reign a black mark on Mourinho's coaching career -
It was utter chaos in the end. Jose Mourinho had been sent off and was watching the game in the dressing room, Pepe was barking orders from the sidelines despite not having even been in the matchday squad, club captain Iker Casillas looked on sadly from the bench and Cristiano Ronaldo was absent after kicking out at Gabi and earning himself a red card.

Celta Vigo boss - Suspicion of match-fixing - ESPN FC
Celta Vigo boss Abel Resino has said there is plenty of suspicion - but no real proof - that end of season matches in La Liga are often fixed. Rumours about results being arranged in advance and third-party payments - known as maletines, or little suitcases - are a staple of Spanish springtimes.

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