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Bale header keeps Real's title hopes burning
Bale header keeps Real's title hopes burning

Football Soccer - Spanish Liga BBVA- Real Sociedad v Real Madrid - Anoeta, San Sebastian, Spain 30/4/16 Real Madrid's Gareth Bale scores a goal during match against Real Sociedad REUTERS/Vincent West MADRID (Reuters) - Gareth Bale again came to Real Madrid's rescue by heading home the winner in a 1-0 win at Real Sociedad on Saturday that keeps their title hopes alive.The Wales international, who had scored twice as Madrid came from two goals down

Apr 30 2016
The finish line beckons for clubs in the Premier League
The finish line beckons for clubs in the Premier League

Sunderland and Newcastle will be battling to stay in the Premier LeagueIn a season characterised by wild gyrations in the form of just about every club, with the notable exceptions of Leicester and the already relegated Aston Villa, there are still so many clubs for whom the roller coaster hasn’t quite come to a halt as yet. Well, except for Aston Villa and the clubs from 10th to 16th spot.Let us start at the bottom – well, second fro

Apr 30 2016
237 Boca Juniors fans arrested for vandalism and street clashes after Copa Libertadores game
237 Boca Juniors fans arrested for vandalism and street clashes after Copa Libertadores game

Police custody the FOPE specialized police headquarters premises where a group of 237 football fans of Argentine club Boca Juniors remain detained1Paraguayan police said they arrested 237 fans of Argentina's Boca Juniors soccer club for vandalism and street clashes after their Copa Libertadores game on Thursday.Boca were in the capital Asuncion for the first leg of a last 16 tie in which they beat Cerro Porteno 2-1 after ex-Juventus and Manch

Apr 30 2016
Manchester City's Silva to miss Champions League semi against Real
Manchester City's Silva to miss Champions League semi against Real

Football Soccer - Manchester City v Stoke City - Barclays Premier League - Etihad Stadium - 23/4/16 Manchester City's David Silva Action Images via Reuters / Craig Brough/ LivepicREUTERS - Manchester City will be without playmaker David Silva for two to three weeks, ensuring he will definitely miss Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg tie at Real Madrid, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday.Pellegrini expressed his hope that the

Apr 29 2016
Sergio Busquets will cost Manchester United approximately £128 million
Sergio Busquets will cost Manchester United approximately £128 million

Sergio Busquets' transfer to either Manchester club will cost them a fortuneEnglish giants Manchester United and Manchester City are reportedly targeting Barcelona's prime holding midfielder, Sergio Busquets. The 27-year-old is currently in discussions with the club over the extension of his contract. Busquets is regarded as one of the best midfielders to come out of the Barcelona's famed La Masia academy. Graduated and prom

Liverpool must pay Burnley up to 8 mln pounds for Ings - tribunal
Liverpool must pay Burnley up to 8 mln pounds for Ings - tribunal

12/10/15. Danny Ings during a UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying match. Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine/Files(Reuters) - Liverpool have been told by a tribunal to pay Championship (second-tier) leaders Burnley up to eight million pounds ($11.7 million) for striker Danny Ings.Ings, who has missed most of the season with a cruciate ligament injury, left Burnley when his contract expired at the end of last season.Burnley were entitled to compensation f

Apr 29 2016
Real Madrid announce striker Karim Benzema has suffered a hamstring injury
Real Madrid announce striker Karim Benzema has suffered a hamstring injury

Benzema has been a crucial performer for Real Madrid this seasonReal Madrid have announced in an official statement on their website that striker Karim Benzema has suffered a hamstring injury. The striker is out of action for an undisclosed period of time. While the club did not comment on his availability for the UEFA Champions League semi-final, he is likely to miss the tie against Manchester City.The press release by the club said, “Foll

Apr 28 2016
Atletico loss brings Guardiola closer to familiar failure
Atletico loss brings Guardiola closer to familiar failure

Football Soccer - Atletico Madrid v Bayern Munich - Vicente Calderon stadium, Spain - 26/04/16 Bayern Munich's coach Pep Guardiola during news conference prior to UEFA Champions League semi-final match against Atletico Madrid. REUTERS/Michael DalderBy Richard MartinMADRID (Reuters) - After watching Pep Guardiola fail to inspire Bayern Munich to victory over Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid in their Champions League semi-final on Wednesday, Manc

Apr 28 2016
Kompany anticipates 'career-defining' match in Madrid
Kompany anticipates 'career-defining' match in Madrid

Football Soccer - Manchester City v Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League Semi Final First Leg - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England - 26/4/16 Manchester City's Vincent Kompany celebrates at the end of the match Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff LivepicREUTERS - Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany is looking forward to a "career-defining" clash against Real Madrid in next week's Champions League semi-final, second leg and has backed h

Apr 28 2016
Real Sociedad player believes Real Madrid are better without Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Sociedad player believes Real Madrid are better without Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss the game against Real SociedadCristiano Ronaldo’s thigh muscle injury has kept him out of action from the last two games. Real Madrid face Real Sociedad on Saturday in the La Liga and his thigh muscle injury is expected to keep him out of the crucial La Liga clash.Many teams would have been happy that the Portuguese superstar would not be playing against them, but Real Sociedad left-back Yuri Berchiche does not b

Apr 28 2016
Ronaldo set to miss Real Sociedad game, aiming to be fit against Manchester City
Ronaldo set to miss Real Sociedad game, aiming to be fit against Manchester City

Football Soccer - Manchester City v Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League Semi Final First Leg - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England - 26/4/16 Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo before the game Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine LivepicMADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo faces a race against time to be fit for the Champions League semi-final second leg with Manchester City on May 4.Ronaldo was surprisingly omitted from the sq

Apr 27 2016
Manchester City 0-0 Real Madrid: Player Ratings
Manchester City 0-0 Real Madrid: Player Ratings

Kevin De Bruyne was again the driving force behind Manchester City's attacks. Manchester City held Real Madrid to a goalless draw at the Etihad Stadium in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.It was a boring game for the neutrals as both the teams sat back and defended on most occasions. As the game progressed, Real Madrid had their chances to score an away goal but was denied by the crossbar and Joe Hart. Cristiano Ron

Apr 27 2016
Video: Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne picks his 5 a side team, names Dembele as the best player in the world!
Video: Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne picks his 5 a side team, names Dembele as the best player in the world!

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne has been absolutely sensational this season. The talented Belgian playmaker was asked to pick his 5 a side team and he had some surprising inclusions.In goal, he went for Manchester City and England ‘number 1’ Joe Hart. Hart has been at his best for Manchester City and it is no surprise that De Bruyne picked the England international. For the defender in his team, he picks his Manchester City ca

Apr 27 2016
UEFA Champions League - Manchester City 0-0 Real Madrid: Tactical Analysis
UEFA Champions League - Manchester City 0-0 Real Madrid: Tactical Analysis

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane during the gameThe UEFA Champions League returned to action during the week and taking the stage was the first-leg, semi-final encounter between Manchester City and Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium. A cracking battle awaited between two teams full of talent, but the actual result was a match that was far from absorbing and lacking in exciting action as it ended in a 0-0 draw.To put it blunt

Apr 27 2016
Who said what: World reacts to the Champions League semi-final clash between Manchester City and Real Madrid
Who said what: World reacts to the Champions League semi-final clash between Manchester City and Real Madrid

Bale could not find a way past the resolute Manchester City defenceReal Madrid and Manchester City played out a 0-0 draw at the Etihad on Tuesday night. Both sides had crucial players missing through injury and also lost players as the game wore on. City did well to keep a clean sheet in spite of Real Madrid dominating the game in the second half. Here is how various pundits, players and managers reacted after yesterday’s match:Real Ma

Apr 27 2016
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