European Supercup: Early chance to assess both Real & Atletico

Tallin, August 14 (IANS): Champions League winners Real Madrid and Europa League champions Atletico Madrid go head to head for the European Supercup in the Estonian capital of Tallin here on Wednesday night.   The first Madrid football derby of the season promises to give an insight into both sides’ chances in the forthcoming La […]

Real Madrid sign Courtois from Chelsea

Real Madrid sign Courtois from Chelsea

MADRID, AUGUST 9 (REUTERS): Real Madrid have signed Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois from Chelsea with Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic going the other way on loan, the clubs said on Wednesday.   Courtois has agreed a six-year contract and Real will pay an initial 35 million euros ($40.7 million) for the Belgian goalkeeper, Spanish media reported. […]

Chelsea confirm Kovacic season-long loan deal

Chelsea confirm Kovacic season-long loan deal

LONDON, AUGUST 9 (REUTERS): Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic has joined Chelsea on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid, the Premier League club confirmed on Thursday.   Kovacic’s arrival is part of the deal which saw Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois join Real on Wednesday on a six-year contract. Real will pay an initial 35 million […]

Madrid will sign ‘brilliant’ players: Perez

Madrid will sign ‘brilliant’ players: Perez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez during the press conference. (Reuters Photo)   MADRID, JULY 18 (REUTERS): Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has vowed that his club will make a splash in this summer’s transfer market.   European champions Real have had a tempestuous close season with Zinedine Zidane stepping down as coach in May days […]

Ronaldo signs for Juventus from Real Madrid

Ronaldo signs for Juventus from Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates winning the Champions League Final in Madrid, Spain on  May 27, 2018.  (REUTERS/Javier Barbancho)   MADRID, July 10  (Reuters): Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Italian champions Juventus from Real Madrid on a four-year contract for 100 million euros ($117.34 million) signalling the end of nine years at the Spanish giants filled with trophies and goals. […]

Real draw final league game at Villarreal

Real draw final league game at Villarreal

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale celebrates scoring their first goal. (Reuters Photo)   MADRID, MAY 20 (REUTERS): Real Madrid suffered a potential confidence jolt ahead of next week’s Champions League final against Liverpool as they threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at Villarreal in their final La Liga game of the season on Saturday. […]

Ramos has night to forget as Real lose at Sevilla

Ramos has night to forget as Real lose at Sevilla

Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos scores their second goal from the penalty spot. (Reuters Photo)   SEVILLE, MAY 10 (Reuters): Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos scored an own goal and missed a penalty as his side were beaten 3-2 by Sevilla on Wednesday, falling to their sixth defeat in La Liga this season after coach Zinedine […]

Real Madrid enter Champions League final

Real Madrid enter Champions League final

Bayern Munich’s Sven Ulreich reacts after Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema (not pictured) scores their first goal (REUTERS)   Madrid, May 2 (IANS): A brace by Karim Benzema was enough for Real Madrid to hold FC Bayern Munich 2-2 in the second leg of their Champions League semi final and win 4-3 on aggregate.   The […]

Ronaldo on target in derby draw as Barca stretch Liga lead

Ronaldo on target in derby draw as Barca stretch Liga lead

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their first goal (REUTERS)   Reuters Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored for the 10th game in a row in Sunday’s 1-1 draw at home to Atletico Madrid but Antoine Griezmann struck back at the other end to keep his side four points ahead of their cross-city rivals.   […]

Copa Libertadores: Flamengo ride Vinicius brace

Copa Libertadores: Flamengo ride Vinicius brace

Guayaquil (Ecuador), March 15 (IANS): Real Madrid-bound teenager Vinicius Junior came off the bench to score two late goals as Brazil’s Flamengo defeated Ecuadorian side Emelec 2-1 in their Copa Libertadores group match here.   Striker Brayan Angulo opened the scoring for the hosts on Wednesday when he ran onto a lofted Pedro Quinonez pass […]

Ronaldo double and Bale strike give Real win over Getafe

Ronaldo double and Bale strike give Real win over Getafe

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema in action with Getafe’s Djene Dakonam. (Reuters Photo)   MADRID, March 4 (Reuters): La Liga champions Real Madrid beat Getafe 3-1 on Saturday with a goal from Gareth Bale and two strikes from Cristiano Ronaldo to go 12 points behind leaders Barcelona and warm up for next week’s Champions League game […]

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