ValenciaÃ¢ÂÂs journey to Lille for Wednesday's Champions League clash probably wasnÃ¢ÂÂt a fun affair for the players. La Liga Loca imagines that their monosyllabic midfielders will have had the volume on their over-sized headphones cranked up to 11, as they gazed glumly at mobile phones wondering whether or not to send that fine-tempting Tweet or hassle their agents for the fifth time that morning.
FourFourTwo has been granted unprecedented access to one of the world's biggest and most famous football clubs Ã¢ÂÂ Arsenal. We sent journalist and broadcaster Sam Delaney to have a snoop around at the North London club to find out what makes the Gunners tick, and his findings are in the new issue of FourFourTwo - out now. Here, Sam describes his month peeking behind the curtain at the Emirates Stadium...
The January 2013 issue of FourFourTwo is here - and itÃ¢ÂÂs one youÃ¢ÂÂve been waiting for. FFT reveals the 100 best players on the planet, while we also meet the men who matter at Arsenal as they reveal their masterplan for success at home and in EuropeÃ¢ÂÂ¦
RESULTS Sat 1 Dec Getafe 1-0 Malaga, Valencia 2-5 Real Sociedad, Barcelona 5-1 Athletic Bilbao, Real Madrid 2-0 Atletico Madrid Sun 2 Dec Granada 0-0 Espanyol, Deportivo 2-3 Real Betis, Celta Vigo 1-1 Levante, Mallorca 1-1 Real Zaragoza.
RESULTS Sat 1 Dec Juventus 3-0 Torino Sun 2 Dec Napoli 5-1 Pescara, Genoa 2-4 Chievo, Bologna 2-1 Atalanta, Inter 1-0 Palermo, Lazio 2-1 Parma, Siena 1-3 AS Roma, Udinese 4-1 Cagliari, Fiorentina 2-2 Sampdoria.