Brian Clough, Barcelona & Tedious Genius

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To those of us who love a good stat, the regular output of various twitter accounts are like manna from heaven, allowing our inner geek to be continually nourished with the wonderful droplets of information dispensed. Whatever the league, player or competition in question, we read it, store it in our memory and then recycle it - incorrectly of course - a number of weeks later when it once more becomes relevant. In recent weeks and months however, a certain number of these stats have begun to be increasingly irritating, largely due to the sheer number of times they are reproduced and quoted.

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Tottenham Loan Iago: Barca Product Arrives From Juventus

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Twenty-one year old Spaniard Iago Falqué has joined Tottenham on loan and, while the response of many is a resounding “WHO?” the attacking midfielder arrives at White Heart Lane having already spent time at three of European football’s biggest clubs. His name is well known in his native land where he helped the country to the Euro Under-17 title in 2007 alongside Bojan Krkic, with whom he developed through Barcelona’s famed academy at La Masia.

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