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Spain
3 quintessential signings to make Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid great again
08:00 Friday 15th March 2019

The prodigal father returned to Real Madrid. After Los Blancos endured their biggest humiliation in many years, Florentino Perez grovelled to bring back Zinedine Zidane. This time, however, it’s on the Frenchman's terms.  That…

Spain
Marcelo nearing the end at Real Madrid
15:00 Tuesday 12th February 2019

Just a year ago, it seemed almost unthinkable, absolutely absurd for Real Madrid to play a game without Marcelo. The Brazilian was indisputable. His place in Los Blancos' starting eleven was assured. Not anymore, however. Marcelo on the…

Spain
Is Vinicius Junior Real Madrid's long-term successor to Cristiano Ronaldo?
09:00 Tuesday 12th February 2019

A new star is born in Madrid. Vinicius Junior arrived at Real Madrid last year with a glowing reputation. This season, he’s put it into effect. The young Brazilian thrives under Santiago Solari, fitting into the Cristiano Ronaldo…

International
FIFA FIFPro World XI: Which players merit selection?
09:00 Thursday 13th September 2018

In the footballing galaxy, September is defined by three events; international window, Champions League and FIFA Best Awards. Of the trio, it can be argued the latter is most eagerly anticipated. Over the past decade, attempting to oust…

World Cup
8 Real Madrid players outperforming all others in the World Cup
15:00 Saturday 30th June 2018

Real Madrid has been the top team on the planet for a while now. Four Champions Leagues in five years backs that claim. Los Blancos won those titles under two different managers. While Carlo Ancelotti and Zinedine Zidane both deserve credit,…

Champions League
Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid: Four players to watch in the first leg
15:30 Wednesday 25th April 2018

Bayern Munich host Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first leg. This fixture is the competition's most-played match in history. Tonight's encounter will be the fifth time the sides have met in the last four since 2011-12.…

International
International Friendlies: Germany v Brazil combined XI
10:00 Tuesday 27th March 2018

The 2014 World Cup Finalists meet at the Olympiastadion in Berlin tonight. Tite’s Selecao haven’t forgotten July 8, 2014, when 200 million Canarinho fans were stunned by the humiliating 7-1 loss on home soil. The match is now famously…

Champions League
PSG vs Real Madrid Champions League second leg preview
09:00 Tuesday 6th March 2018

When the draw was made, this tie was the pick of the round. The first leg lived up to the hype in terms of intrigue, tactics, quality, and drama. Both sides have had intriguing campaigns. The French side are fourteen points clear…

Opinion
The El Clasico game changers
13:30 Friday 22nd December 2017

Its time for another episode of El Clasico, time for the two legendary clubs from Spain and Catalonia to come head to head for the biggest game in club football. It is no hidden fact that both Real Madrid and Barcelona are eternal rivals and…

Opinion
Who makes Jose Mourinho's all-time Greatest Team?
15:30 Wednesday 29th November 2017

His Manchester United side may be off the pace this season, but Jose Mourinho is still a formidable manager. Throughout his illustrious career, he has won trophies galore with Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and most recently…

Opinion
Tottenham Hotspur vs Real Madrid: A combined XI
12:00 Tuesday 31st October 2017

Nights do not come much bigger than this. Tottenham Hotspur welcome Spanish giants Real Madrid on Wednesday, knowing a victory would stencil them into the history books and all-but guarantee qualification. Both sides boast an impressive starting…

Opinion
Real Madrid 2-0 Espanyol: 3 talking points
10:30 Monday 2nd October 2017

After a faltering start to their La Liga campaign, Real Madrid needed to finally put a marker down in this season's title race. Earlier on in the day, Barcelona had put three past Las Palmas, meaning Los Blancos had to respond in similar fashion.…

Opinion
Real Madrid's Marcelo: A paragon of an attacking full back
13:00 Monday 12th June 2017

In the modern game, I don't know why but the managers are somewhat obsessed with the full backs. They are regarded as the key players. Their importance in the squad is so much that if they go missing, the team might struggle in both the aspects…

Champions League
Champions League final - Combined XI
10:00 Saturday 3rd June 2017

Real Madrid and Juventus meet in a titanic Champions League final showdown on 3rd June. Both teams boast immense squad depth and an enviable talent circulating their ranks - it is set to be an enthralling final, where, truly, two of the best…

Champions League
Champions League: Five reasons Bayern Munich slumped to Real Madrid
21:00 Wednesday 19th April 2017

Bayern Munich crashed like a house of cards against Real Madrid in their second leg quarter-final clash of the Champions League. Despite their dominant display in the encounter, the Bavarians controversially succumbed to a 4-2 loss (6-3 on…