Angel Di Maria

  • Manchester United, PSG target Angel Di Maria as he wants to leave Real Madrid Yesterday

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says Argentina forward Angel Di Maria has asked for a transfer. The 26-year-old Di Maria has spent the last four years at Madrid and helped them win the Champions League last season. Ancelotti says "Di Maria has asked to leave and he has rejected an offer...
  • Sevilla, Real Madrid prepare for European Super Cup August 12, 2014

    Madrid: Sevilla and Real Madrid will play for their first title of the new football season on Tuesday when the two Spanish clubs contest the European Super Cup in Cardiff. The traditional game between the winners of the Europa League and the Champions League should serve as a barometer of the...
  • Real Madrid's Angel di Maria 'too pricey', says PSG president August 7, 2014

    Paris St Germain have ended talks with Real Madrid on buying Angel Di Maria because the Argentina midfielder is too expensive, the president of the Ligue 1 champions was quoted as saying on Thursday. PSG had discussed a bid for Di Maria, whom Spanish media have reported has a price tag...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentina's Di Maria still doubtful for final July 11, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Argentina winger Angel Di Maria is racing against the clock to recover from a thigh injury in time for the World Cup final against Germany on Sunday. Argentina team spokesman Andres Ventura says Di Maria was practicing at "60-80 per cent" at the team base in Belo Horizonte, and...
  • World Cup 2014: Enzo Perez likely to replace injured Angel di Maria July 9, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Reaching the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 24 years, Argentina will meet the Netherlands on Wednesday for a berth in the final. Coach Alejandro Sabella revealed Benfica midfielder Enzo Perez is likely to replace injured Angel di Maria for the Albiceleste, reports Xinhua. "I can't confirm the...
  • World Cup 2014: Di Maria ruled out, Brazil try to get Thiago Silva back July 7, 2014

    Brasilia: Brazil launched a desperate appeal to have skipper Thiago Silva's ban for their World Cup semi-final against Germany overturned on Sunday but Argentine hopes of seeing Angel Di Maria in action were ended by injury. Doctors confirmed Di Maria will miss the semi-final against the Netherlands because of a thigh...
  • World Cup 2014: Angel Di Maria loss would be hefty blow for Argentina July 6, 2014

    Brasilia: If a scan on Sunday confirms Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria is out of the World Cup it would be a significant blow to the South Americans' hopes of winning the tournament for the third time. Di Maria had to be replaced by Enzo Perez after half an hour...
  • The Beautiful Game: Di Maria's 118-minute strike seals Argentina's QF place July 2, 2014

    Angel Di Maria scored in the 118th minute to give Argentina a 1-0 win over Switzerland in extra time and a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Angel di Maria resuscitates Argentina's campaign July 2, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Cometh the hour, cometh the 'saviour' Angel di Maria. It is true great players never give up. Great players do historic things in key moments to get everything for their club or country. And Di Maria did the same at the jam-packed Arena de Sao Paulo. With 117 minutes...
  • The Beautiful Game: Argentina face Switzerland in the round of 16 July 1, 2014

    Lionel Messi have fired Argentina into the World Cup last 16 but they will look for a better all-round performance when they meet Switzerland ...
  • Argentina's 'Fab Four' key to team's success in Brazil June 6, 2014

    Lionel Messi has won every major global title bar the World Cup and Argentina are hoping he will be able to tick that last remaining box with a side considered among the favourites for the title in their biggest rival's backyard. If the "Fantastic Quartet" of Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero...
  • Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria says triumph makes sacrifice worthwhile May 25, 2014

    Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria accepted a Man-of-the-Match award from Alex Ferguson on Saturday and said winning the Champions League made a sore leg and a year of sacrifice worthwhile. The Argentine worked tirelessly down the wing to keep his side in the final of Europe's elite club competition after Atletico...
  • Real must improve before Champions League final: Sergio Ramos May 12, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid need to forget their La Liga flop and focus on ironing out weaknesses before the Champions League final against city rivals Atletico on May 24, according to defender Sergio Ramos. An injury-hit Real, missing key performers including top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo, Wales winger Gareth Bale and midfielder Angel...
  • Triple injury scare for Real Madrid May 8, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid's 1-1 draw away to Valladolid on Wednesday night looks as if it could have cost them more than any chance of winning the league title, as the club came away from the Nuevo Zorilla Stadium with three worrying injuries to key players. Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Angel Di...
  • Argentina's 'Fab Four' key to team's success in football World Cup May 20, 2014

    Lionel Messi has won every major global title bar the World Cup and Argentina are hoping he will be able to tick that last remaining box with a side considered among the favourites for the title in their biggest rival's backyard. If the "Fantastic Quartet" of Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero...
  • Barcelona lose, Real Madrid win to move 2nd in Spanish League April 13, 2014

    Spain: Barcelona compounded their exit from the Champions League by losing 1-0 at Granada on Saturday, letting Real Madrid move ahead into second place in the Spanish league with a 4-0 win over Almeria. Barcelona's stumble ensured the same Atletico Madrid that ousted them from Europe's top-tier competition would maintain the...
  • Real Madrid, Barcelona on course for Cup final showdown February 6, 2014

    Madrid: Barcelona and Real Madrid are on course for a King's Cup final showdown after Spain's two dominant teams recorded convincing home wins in their semi-final first legs on Wednesday. Real thumped holders Atletico Madrid 3-0 at the Bernabeu, gaining a measure of revenge for the 2-1 defeat in last year's...
  • Di Maria cleared by Real over crotch-grabbing incident January 9, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid have exonerated Argentina winger Angel Di Maria over an incident in Monday's La Liga game at home to Celta Vigo when he was caught on camera grabbing his crotch while being substituted. Di Maria denied the action was directed at the fans who whistled him off or coach...
  • Di Maria crotch-grab must not distract, says Ancelotti January 8, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti wants Angel Di Maria's controversial crotch-grabbing incident forgotten as quickly as possible so the Argentina winger can focus on playing, the Italian said on Wednesday. Real have launched an internal inquiry after Di Maria was caught on television briefly grabbing his genitals while being substituted...
  • Jese Rodriguez earns Real Madrid vital victory over Valencia December 23, 2013

    Madrid: Jese Rodriguez came off the bench to earn Real Madrid a crucial 3-2 victory over Valencia at Mestalla on Sunday night. In what was Nico Estevez's first league game in temporary charge of Valencia, following the exit of Miroslav Djukic on Monday, the hosts showed plenty of character to...
  • Real Madrid see off Olimpic threat, Atletico advance December 19, 2013

    Barcelona: There was no dream ending for Olimpic de Xativa after an efficient performance from a second-string Real Madrid secured a 2-0 win at the Bernabeu which sent them through to the King's Cup last 16 on Wednesday. A 0-0 home draw had built up Olimpic's hopes of an unlikely upset...
  • 10-man Real Madrid beat Galatasaray 4-1 in Champions League November 28, 2013

    Madrid: Real Madrid overcame Sergio Ramos' early sending off and Cristiano Ronaldo's absence to seal their spot in the Champions League last 16 with a 4-1 hammering of Galatasaray on Wednesday. Ramos had the hosts in trouble after seeing a red card just 26 minutes in when he sent Umut Bulut...
  • Real Madrid, Manchester United, PSG advance in Champions League November 28, 2013

    London: Nine-time winner Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain qualified on Wednesday for the round of 16 in the Champions League. Juventus kept alive their chances of reaching the knockout stage. Madrid needed only a draw at home with Galatasaray to clinch the top spot in Group B. The Spanish...
  • Argentina to face Uruguay without Angel Di Maria and Sergio Aguero October 14, 2013

    Buenos Aires: Angel Di Maria and Sergio Aguero will miss Argentina's final South American World Cup qualifer against Uruguay on Tuesday as the team who have already booked their place at next year's finals prepare to field yet more reserves. Argentina were already without key players Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Javier...
  • Di Maria not giving up his place without a fight October 3, 2013

    Madrid: Real Madrid forward Angel Di Maria will almost certainly lose his place in the starting lineup to world record signing Gareth Bale when the Wales winger is back from injury but he is not going down without a fight. The Argentina international with the lethal left foot scored twice in...
  • Real Madrid win thanks to Ronaldo and Di Maria doubles October 3, 2013

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo took his Champions League tally to five goals in two outings this season when he scored with two headers to help Real Madrid to a thumping 4-0 victory over FC Copenhagen in Group B on Wednesday. Angel Di Maria also struck twice at the Bernabeu and set up...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Sunday July 29, 2013

    Real Madrid prepare 95m-pound package offer for Bale Real Madrid have prepared a package offer of £51 million plus Angel Di Maria and Fabio Coentrao for Tottenham Hotspur to let go hot property Gareth Bale, according to to clubcall.com. Read more here David Moyes unsure over new Cesc Fabregas bid Manchester United manager...
  • With Ancelotti in charge, Madrid make official bid for Gareth Bale June 27, 2013

    Spanish giants Real Madrid have been in pursuit of Tottenham Hotspurs Gareth Bale very vocally and it seems they are ready to for an official bid for the Welsh winger with newly-appointed boss Carlo Ancelotti in charge. It has been learned that Real Madrid are willing to give players along...
  • Real make Barcelona wait for La Liga title by beating Atletico 2-1 April 28, 2013

    Barcelona: Real Madrid continued their dominance over Atletico Madrid by rallying for a 2-1 win at Vicente Calderon Stadium on Sunday. Madrid's win kept them unbeaten against Atletico in 25 straight games dating to 1999 and maintained their psychological advantage over their crosstown rival heading into their clash in the Copa...