Tag Archives: Real Madrid

Bale goal sends Real Madrid into Club World Cup final

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Gareth Bale came off the bench to score Real Madrid’s winning goal with his first touch in their Fifa Club World Cup semi-final against Al Jazira. Bale, 28, scored moments after coming on for only his second appearance since suffering a calf injury in September. Al Jazira had taken a first-half lead through Brazilian forward Romarinho. Mbark Boussoufa then had ...

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Chelsea need to renew Eden Hazard’s Contract – Essien

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  Michael Essien has called on Chelsea to secure Eden Hazard on a new long-term deal as contract talks continue between the club and the player. Hazard has been in a sensational form this season, having racked up an impressive eight goals and six assists despite missing the start of the season with a broken ankle. Essien is still playing football ...

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UCL: Ronaldo scores landmark goal as Madrid beat Dortmund

Cristiano Ronaldo has only scored twice in La Liga this season but has nine in the Champions League (Image credit: Getty Images)

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in all of his team’s Champions League group matches in a season as the holders beat Borussia Dortmund. Ronaldo bent in a fine strike from the edge of the area to score his ninth goal in the competition this season. He has now scored 114 goals in the Champions ...

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Copa del Rey: Bale helps Real Madrid to progress

Gareth Bale came to Real's rescue on his return from injury (Image credit: Getty Images)

Gareth Bale created two goals on his return from injury as Real Madrid avoided an embarrassing defeat by third-tier club Fuenlebrada in the Copa del Rey. The Wales forward, 28, came off the bench after two months out with calf and thigh problems to create two goals for Borja Mayoral in the 2-2 second-leg tie. Real manager Zinedine Zidane’s second-string ...

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La Liga: Ronaldo rescues Real, Atletico hit five

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s first La Liga goal for over a month ensured Real Madrid closed the gap on leaders Barcelona to seven points by squeezing past struggling Malaga 3-2 on Saturday. Ronaldo’s relief was clear to see when he fired home the rebound after seeing his penalty saved by Roberto 15 minutes from time. Atletico Madrid remain tied with Real in ...

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UCL: Real Madrid reach last 16, Ronaldo sets new scoring record

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Cristiano Ronaldo broke another Champions League record as holders Real Madrid thrashed Apoel Nicosia to qualify for the last 16. Ronaldo scored twice in the second half to take his tally to 18 Champions League goals in 2017 – the most in a calendar year. Real have been on a poor run but were dominant as they picked up their ...

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Real Madrid wanted to sign me – Asamoah Gyan

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Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has revealed that Real Madrid were one of the clubs interested in signing him before his surprise loan move to Al-Ain in the UAE in 2011. Gyan joined Sunderland after a fantastic performance for the Black Stars at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Gyan was an immediate hit at Sunderland, putting up great ...

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Real Madrid captain Ramos broke nose in Atletico derby draw

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Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos broke his nose in Saturday’s goalless La Liga draw with Atletico Madrid. The European champions have not revealed a timeframe for the centre-back’s return. Ramos, 31, was accidentally kicked in the face by Lucas Hernandez. He received treatment and played on, but was replaced at half-time. “He couldn’t continue. We’ll have to see how long ...

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Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Madrid: Derby ends in rare stalemate

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Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid shared a rare goalless draw in the first derby at the Wanda Metropolitano in a result that will have delighted league leaders Barcelona. The last time a LaLiga clash between the two capital clubs finished 0-0 was back in 2005, and since then only one of 39 meetings between the rivals in all competitions had failed to ...

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Mourinho attends court in Spain on tax fraud charges

Jose Mourinho was in court just two days before a match (Image credit: Reuters)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has arrived at a Spanish court to answer tax fraud allegations relating to his time in charge of Real Madrid. His representatives deny that he owes nearly €3.3m (£2.9m, $3.8m) in undeclared image rights revenue. Mr Mourinho could be seen entering the courthouse in the Madrid suburb of Pozuelo de Alarcon. The court hearing comes ...

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