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Bale Stalls On New Real Madrid Contract

Gareth Bale would said that we would like to stay at Real Madrid, but he and his agents appear to be in no rush to sign a new deal with the Champions League holders. With a FIFA transfer ban hanging over their head, the Spanish giants have been busy recently signing new deals with their [...]

Real Madrid’s famous Santiago Bernabeu stadium will finally get its much-anticipated €400m makeover when work begins at the end of this season. The retractable roof and state-of-the-art encasing of the stadium have been retained from original plans. The proposed hotel and commercial area are still to be negotiated. What is clear is that Madrid will [...]

According to former Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello, the Champions League winners biggest problem during their current slump is Cristiano Ronaldo's lack of form and fitness. After getting injured in 2016 EURO final for Portugal, Ronaldo missed all of Real Madrid's pre-season and the opening month o of the season. As a result he has [...]

Pressure Building On Zidane In Madrid

After four consecutive draws in all competitions, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is facing the first crisis of his short managerial career. Zidane is under no illusions that if he does not get the problems at Real Madrid sorted out that he will be out of a job, despite leading Real to their 11th European [...]

The Champions League draw on Thursday has paired together Barcelona and Manchester City, meaning a return to Catalan for new City boss Pep Guardiola. The Spanish champions beat City at the last-16 stage in both 2014 and 2015 while goalkeeper Claudio Bravo has just completed a move from Barca to Guardiola's new side In what [...]

The biggest news in Major League Soccer is not the return of Landon Donovan to the LA GAlaxy. It is that the Galaxy and New York City FC have both been linked with a new World Super League that could start playing in 2021. Set to be launched in 2021, the two MLS sides would [...]

I have to hope that Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez was misquoted when he said that he has reached a level where he can compete with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Sanchez’s former Barcelona team-mate Messi and his Real Madrid rival Ronaldo are the best players in world football, and collectively have won the Ballon d’Or [...]

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have lost their appeals to FIFA against one-year transfer bans for breaking rules protecting underage players. FIFA said on Thursday that the Madrid clubs are blocked from registering new players in the next two transfer windows - winter and summer in 2017. The FIFA appeals committee dismissed challenges filed by [...]

A year Real Madrid fans were furious at President Florentino Pérez for bumbling the David de Gea transfer saga, failing to sign Spanish No.1 because of fax machine issues. Fast forward 12 months and this summer's transfer window was surprisingly quiet, especially with the impending transfer ban for both Atletico and Real Madrid. Real Madrid's [...]

Ronaldo Named Best Player In Europe

No surprise on Thursday as Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo won the Best Player in Europe award. The Champions League and Euros double all but assured that the Madrid star would be adding another trophy to his mantlepiece. Ronaldo was widely tipped to beat out Gareth Bale and Antoine Griezmann to the prize [...]