Zidane celebrates a year at the Real Madrid helm

Zinedine Zidane was unveiled as Real Madrid’s first-team coach on 4 January 2016. One year on, he is able to look back on an extraordinary 12 months, which saw him add a further three pieces of silverware to the club’s collection: the Undécima European Cup, a second Club World Cup and the Whites’ third UEFA Super […]

Griezmann has no interest in joining Arsenal

Atletico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann has revealed that he has no plans to leave the club and join Arsenal.  Griezmann has been linked to a plethora of clubs following a superb two seasons with Atletico, and despite Laurent Koscielny’s best efforts to try and recruit the 25-year-old, Griezmann made it clear that he is staying […]

Preview: Real Madrid vs. FC Barcelona

Saturday will mark the 265th Clásico meeting between these two teams, the best in Spain for many years now. For Barça, this particular match is crucial, as Madrid sit six points ahead of them in La Liga standings. Cutting their lead to three would be a great result if Barcelona can get a win. Despite […]

Gareth Bale injured ahead of El Clasico

Gareth Bale limped out of Real Madrid’s latest Champions League outing, putting him in doubt for their La Liga clash against Barcelona. The Wales forward appeared to injure his right ankle 58 minutes into their Group F match during a play involving Sporting defender Sebastian Coates. “Bale suffered an injury, but he needs a thorough […]

Cristiano Ronaldo sets Madrid derby record in 3-0 win against Atletico

There aren’t enough adjectives to describe Cristiano Ronaldo. The Real Madrid star was simply sensational last night, scoring a hat-trick for Los Blancos in a 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid. Commentators, bloggers and plenty of Barcelona fans have been guilty of suggesting Ronaldo is undergoing some sort of a demise, a notion that was strengthened […]

RUMOURS: Messi decides against signing new Barcelona deal

Lionel Messi has decided against signing a contract extension at Barcelona and will look to see out the remainder of his current deal before deciding his future, according to Marca. The report claims Messi, 29, informed club officials in mid-July that he has no intention of penning a new deal. It is understood that Messi’s […]

Berizzo praises ‘hard working’ Celta Vigo

Celta Vigo boss Eduardo Berizzo has praised his side’s ‘hard fought victory’ over a ‘difficult’ and ‘very well organised’ Valencia side. Goals from Facundo Roncaglia and John Guidetti won the game for the Galicians after Dani Parejo’s penalty had given Cesare Prandelli’s team a 33rd minute lead. “The character we showed – in believing that […]