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  • Real Madrid beat San Lorenzo to lift Club World Cup 10 hours 53 minutes ago

    Real Madrid won the Club World Cup for the first time by beating San Lorenzo 2-0 on Saturday with goals from Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale after being forced into a scrap by the feisty South Americans. Real scored in each half to clock up a 22nd successive win in all...
  • Barcelona need goals to keep pace with Real Madrid Yesterday

    Madrid: With Real Madrid still playing at the Club World Cup in Morocco, Barcelona will have a chance to close the gap on the Spanish leaders on Saturday. Madrid was due to play Sevilla, but the match will be played at a later date because the Champions League winners have reached...
  • Atletico Madrid set up Copa del Rey clash with Real Madrid 2 days ago

    Atletico Madrid set up a crosstown Copa del Rey clash with Real Madrid despite drawing 2-2 with third-division Hospitalet on Thursday, advancing 5-2 on aggregate. Athletic Bilbao, Malaga and Elche also won to complete the last 16. Striker Mario Mandzukic slotted in Atletico's opener in the 19th minute and headed in a...
  • My girlfriend steals my boxers: Cristiano Ronaldo 3 days ago

    London: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that his girlfriend, top Russian model Irina Shayk, has a crazy obsession with his 'CR7' boxers and steals them at the slightest opportunity. The former Manchester United forward was answering a question- 'What item in your wardrobe does your girlfriend steal?'. The Portuguese star...
  • EPL managerial job interests Zinedine Zidane 4 days ago

    Paris: French football legend Zinedine Zidane has shown interest in managing the English Premier League side. The 42-year-old expressed his desire on Tuesday to take the next step in his coaching career and he'd be tempted by a top job in England, reports Xinhua. "The future lies in doing something else and...
  • Real Madrid coast into Club World Cup final 4 days ago

    Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale scored to help Real Madrid coast past Mexico's Cruz Azul 4-0 on Tuesday for a place in this weekend's Club World Cup final against Argentina's San Lorenzo or New Zealand's Auckland City. Sergio Ramos scored in the 15th minute and Benzema in the 36th. Bale added...
  • Champions League last-16 draw: Real Madrid get Schalke, Manchester City face Barcelona 6 days ago

    A Champions League draw heavy with reunions on Monday paired Real Madrid and Barcelona with the same last 16 opponents as last season, and sent Arsene Wenger back to the club where he made his reputation. Defending champion Madrid will play Schalke a year after a 6-1 rout in Germany sparked...
  • Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid defeat Almeria 4-1 in La Liga December 13, 2014

    Two goals by Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid stretch their Spanish record winning streak to 20 matches as it beat Almeria 4-1 in the league on Friday. Madrid bettered the 18-game winning streak set by Barcelona in 2005-06 when they beat Ludogorets Razgrad in the Champions League on Tuesday. Francisco "Isco" Alarcon...
  • Real Madrid look to continue record winning streak in La Liga December 12, 2014

    Madrid: Fresh from setting a Spanish record with their 19th straight win, Real Madrid can take a step toward the overall record by beating Almeria on Friday. Madrid beat Ludogorets Razgrad on Tuesday in the Champions League, bettering the 18-game winning streak set by Barcelona in 2005-06. The world record of...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian Ronaldo December 11, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil football great Ronaldo described Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo's goalscoring run as "unthinkable", and said the Portuguese forward is a clear favourite for the Ballon d'Or award. Ronaldo has scored 32 goals in 26 matches in all competitions this season for Spanish giants Real Madrid and is in...
  • Champions League: Real Madrid beat Ludogorets 4-0 December 10, 2014

    Madrid: Goals by Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale helped Real Madrid to a 4-0 victory over 10-man Ludogorets Razgrad on Tuesday and a clean sweep of six wins in Group C of the Champions League. The defending champion, who had already won the group, stretched their winning streak to 19 matches...
  • Champions League: Real Madrid seek record 19th win against Ludogorets December 9, 2014

    A Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Real Madrid can set a new Spanish record of 19 straight victories when they take on Ludogorets Razgrad on Tuesday with first place in Champions League Group B already assured. The phenomenal Portuguese notched up his 200th league goal with a record 23rd La Liga hat-trick as Real...
  • Rodriguez injury could prompt Real Madrid to dip into transfer market December 8, 2014

    An injury to playmaker James Rodriguez could prompt Real Madrid to dip into the transfer market next month and they are interested in Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva among others, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Monday. Tests have confirmed Rodriguez suffered a calf strain in Saturday's La Liga win at home to...
  • Ronaldo sets a new hat-trick record as Real Madrid register their 18th straight win December 7, 2014

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo turned in another multi-goal performance by scoring three goals to lead Real Madrid to a record-tying 3-0 win over Celta Vigo in the Spanish league on Saturday. Ronaldo's 21st, 22nd and 23rd goals through 14 rounds ensured Madrid claimed their 18th consecutive victory across all competitions, matching a...
  • Manchester City to face Real Madrid in Melbourne friendly December 5, 2014

    English Premier League champions Manchester City will play European champions Real Madrid in an exhibition match next year at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, organisers said on Friday. The teams will play each other as part of the International Champions Cup, a series of pre-season matches involving top European clubs. A third...
  • Brazilian youngster Lucas Silva gets Real Madrid call December 4, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Highly rated Brazilian mid-fielder Lucas Silva revealed his agent has received a call from Real Madrid about a move to the Spanish club. In an interview with Sportv Wednesday, Silva said that his representative, Luiz Rocha, had told the 21-year-old to focus on playing for Brazilian club Cruzeiro...
  • Dominant Sevilla join Real Madrid in King's Cup last 16 December 4, 2014

    Madrid: Sevilla joined holders Real Madrid in the last 16 of the King's Cup when a quickfire Iago Aspas hat-trick helped secure a crushing 11-2 aggregate victory over second-division Sabadell on Wednesday. Sevilla romped to a 6-1 win in their last-32, first leg at Sabadell at the end of October, when...
  • Concussed Sami Khedira released from hospital December 3, 2014

    Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira has been released from hospital after spending a night under observation due to a concussion sustained in Tuesday's King's Cup game at home to Cornella. Khedira collided with Cornella midfielder David Garcia shortly after halftime at the Bernabeu and after playing on for a few minutes...
  • Real Madrid rout Cornella in Copa del Rey December 3, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid whitewashed Cornella 5-0 in their Copa del Rey as Real forward Jese Rodriguez scored on his return after nearly nine months. James Rodriguez scored two goals at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Tuesday as the holders eased into the round of 16 with a 9-1 victory on aggregate, reported Xinhua. The...
  • Carlo Ancelotti in dreamland after Real Madrid set club win record November 30, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said he felt like he was dreaming after watching his team secure a club record 16th consecutive victory with Saturday's 2-1 success at Malaga in La Liga. Ancelotti's side have won all their games across the Spanish top flight, the Champions League and the King's...
  • Real Madrid set club record with 16th consecutive win November 30, 2014

    Real Madrid won their 16th straight match - a historic record - to down the hometown Malaga squad unbeaten at La Rosaleda stadium until now. From the opening minutes, Malaga handed over the initiative and the ball to Real Madrid. Malaga on defence had Rosales on the right and the Ivory Coast's...
  • La Liga: Benzema, Bale on target as ten-man Real Madrid beat Malaga November 30, 2014

    Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo turned playmaker to help Real Madrid set a club record with their 16th consecutive victory across all competitions by winning 2-1 at Malaga on Saturday in the Spanish league. Ronaldo saw his own unprecedented start to the domestic campaign end as he failed to find the net for...
  • Real Madrid not distracted by record, says Carlo Ancelotti November 28, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid are focused on preparing for Saturday's La Liga game at Malaga and are not distracted by the chance of setting a club record for consecutive victories, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday. Real have won their last 15 matches in all competitions since a 2-1 La Liga defeat...
  • Barcelona face tough Valencia in Spanish league November 28, 2014

    Madrid: Lionel Messi will be looking for a hat trick of hat tricks when Barcelona take on Valencia in the Spanish league on Sunday. The Argentina forward scored three goals last weekend against Sevilla to become the Spanish league's all-time leading scorer with 253. A few days later, he scored another...
  • 15 wins in a row great achievement: Carlo Ancelotti November 27, 2014

    Geneva: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has called Real Madrid's 15th straight victory "a great achievement" and said he expected Basel to advance in the Champions League. Real defeated Basel 1-0 Wednesday night to qualify for the knockout stage in the Champions League. Basel will take on England's Liverpool in the...
  • Arsenal reach 15th straight Champions League knockout round November 27, 2014

    Arsenal reached the knockout stage of the Champions League for the 15th straight season with a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night, and Liverpool put itself in position to advance if it wins at home over Basel next month. Yaya Sanogo ended his 15-month wait to score for Arsenal...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo goal lifts Real Madrid to 1-0 win against FC Basel in Champions League November 27, 2014

    Cristiano Ronaldo's first-half goal helped Real Madrid beat FC Basel 1-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, and tie a club record with a 15th straight win. Ronaldo's 71st career Champions League goal, in his 108th match, also tied the old competition scoring record long held by Madrid great Raul Gonzalez. Both...
  • Champions League: Liverpool on brink of exit; Real Madrid play Basel November 26, 2014

    Liverpool: Wins have not come easy for Liverpool this season, neither at home in England or in the Champions League. But a win on Wednesday in Bulgaria against Ludogorets is exactly what the five-time European champions need to ensure they still have a chance to advance to the second round. Both Liverpool...
  • Real Madrid to field strongest team at Basel, says Carlo Ancelotti November 26, 2014

    Holders Real Madrid will field their strongest team at FC Basel in Wednesday's Champions League Group B clash despite having already qualified for the last 16, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday. Real, who have a maximum 12 points from four matches, need only to avoid a defeat of four goals...
  • Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti confirms contract negotiations November 24, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Monday that he is already negotiating a contract extension with the Spanish football club. Ancelotti expressed his contentment after leading the club to their 10th Champions League title last season and to the leadership of La Liga this current campaign, reports Xinhua. "I hope...