Tag Archives: Real Madrid

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid fans fined for car attacks

Gareth Bale (Image credit: Reuters)

A Spanish government commission has fined three Real Madrid fans who attacked players’ cars, including that of Wales international Gareth Bale. Following last weekend’s defeat by Barcelona, fans attacked Bale’s Bentley at the club’s training ground. Forward Jese Rodriguez and coach Carlo Ancelotti were also targeted. Real said one of the three men had been identified as a member and ...

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Sami Khedira suggests he is set to leave Real Madrid

Sami Khedira (Image credit: EPA)

Sami Khedira has given the strongest indication yet that he will leave Real Madrid when his contract expires in the summer. Germany’s World Cup winner turned down a contract extension with the Spanish giants last summer and is expected to now leave the Bernabeu for either the Bundesliga or Premier League. “I love Real Madrid and it will be hard ...

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Enrique: Clasico not decisive

Barca coach Luis Enrique
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Luis Enrique has insisted that the Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid on Sunday will not reveal the identity of this season’s La Liga champions. The Catalans head into the Camp Nou encounter on the back of 17 victories in their last 18 matches and having overtaken Los Blancos, who have struggled for consistency of late, atop the League standings. ...

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UCL Quarter final draw: Reactions

Following the quarter final draw of the UEFA Champions League, various team officials have been sharing their thoughts on the pairings pulled out of the hat. FC Porto vs Bayern Munich Josep Guardiola, Bayern coach: “The draw is the draw. All teams have a special quality. Porto and Shakhtar were in the same group, so we have already watched a ...

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We can get €80m for Pogba: Juventus

Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta claims that several top European clubs are willing to pay €80 million for Paul Pogba. The 21-year-old midfielder has been repeatedly linked with a move away from the Italian champions, despite the fact that he is under contract until 2019. Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester City are all said to be ready to ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Ghanaian clubs in Africa, Sports Ministry wahala and Rooney KO

Citi Sports’ editor Nathan Quao returns with his weekly column. This time, he takes a look at Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko’s adventures on the African continent, Mahama Ayariga’s exit from the Sports Ministry and Wayne Rooney’s boxing skills. Hearts and Kotoko on African safari Over the weekend, Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak joined teams from the other ...

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Bale double gives Madrid 2-0 Levante win

Gareth Bale scored his first goals in nine matches as Real Madrid kept pace with Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a comfortable win over Levante. Bale opened the scoring by powering home a loose ball in the box, after Cristiano Ronaldo’s acrobatic effort was saved. The Welshman added his second by diverting Ronaldo’s low driven shot, which ...

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Ronaldo is the world’s most ‘liked’ person

Despite going through a rough patch on the field at Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo remains a much-loved figure all over the world and has now become the most ‘liked’ person on Facebook. And while Madrid have dropped to second in La Liga and were almost eliminated from the Champions League in midweek, the 30-year-old remains No.1 to the global audience. ...

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Raul: It was only a matter of time until my records fell

In the opening instalment of his exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Raul spoke of his motives for joining New York Cosmos and the challenges he has set himself in the USA. Now in part two, the Spaniard talks about the Real Madrid No7 jersey and the player who inherited it from him, changing fortunes in the Madrid derby and the titles ...

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UCL: Real hold on to make it past Schalke

Real Madrid survived a real scare to qualify for their fifth successive Champions League quarter-final despite conceding four away goals to an impressive Schalke. The holders were hanging on in the final few seconds as Schalke were just one goal away from producing one of the competition’s biggest shocks after winning the second leg. Trailing 2-0 after the first leg, ...

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