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Spain
What is behind Eden Hazard's early struggles at Real Madrid?
09:01 Friday 18th October 2019

During his time with Chelsea, it felt like everyone understood that Eden Hazard's transfer to Real Madrid was a matter of when rather than if. In a world where players are usually quick to play down transfer speculation, the Belgian, somewhat…

Spain
Was motivating Benzema worth the cost of signing Jovic?
12:01 Tuesday 17th September 2019

Remember when Karim Benzema was scapegoated for every negative Real Madrid result? The Frenchman received the hard end of the stick for not scoring as frequently as Cristiano Ronaldo. Well, things have changed.  Following Ronaldo's departure,…

Spain
Luka Jovic feeling the August heat at the Bernabeu
09:00 Monday 26th August 2019

Poor outings in La Liga and Europe last season led to sweeping changes at Real Madrid. The serial Champions League winners found life difficult following starman Cristiano Ronaldo's exit. Two changes in the dugout did not…

France
Will Real Madrid hijack Neymar away from Barcelona? Should they?
12:00 Sunday 18th August 2019

Neymar Junior stands out among the best of his generation. The Brazilian's dribbling skills, creativity and scoring ability are remarkably delightful. You can watch his video clips over and over again because they are breathtaking.…

Spain
2019/20 Real Madrid La Liga preview
19:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

They say enjoy your success while it lasts. Real Madrid surely did that winning three Champions Leagues on the bounce. Unfortunately for Los Blancos, as they say, it doesn't last. The Spanish giants are now on the opposite end of the…

Spain
Real Madrid still have a lot of work to do
09:01 Monday 29th July 2019

Three consecutive Champions League triumphs earned Real Madrid an exclusive page in the history books if you don't pay attention to anything that happened before 1992. While the club endured miserable outings at the domestic level, success…

Spain
Will Martin Odegaard ever play for Real Madrid?
12:01 Tuesday 25th June 2019

It takes more than a stroke of luck to become the youngest ever player for both Real Madrid and their national team. Martin Odegaard broke into the football scene as a rising star while filing out for Stromsgodset in his homeland. Then tagged…

Features
What does Luka Jovic's arrival mean for Karim Benzema?
12:00 Thursday 13th June 2019

The decision to let go of both Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane came back to haunt Real Madrid this season. Following the duo's departure, Los Blancos endured a humiliating campaign. They went trophyless for the first time in…

Spain
Real Madrid's performance under Zinedine Zidane vindicates Julen Lopetegui
08:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

It has been a season to forget for Real Madrid after the tremendous success from twelve months ago. Zinedine Zidane capped off a third campaign with the club by leading, the team to an unexpected treble of Champions League trophy wins.…

Champions League
Is Florentino Perez getting the Bernabeu band back together?
08:00 Wednesday 13th March 2019

When a virus infects your computer, sometimes the only recourse is to reset the system to a point in time when the problem didn’t exist. Real Madrid lost their last four home games under Santiago Solari. Opponents outscored them 11-2…

Spain
Is Zinedine Zidane the saviour Real Madrid needs?
12:00 Tuesday 12th March 2019

Winning three Champions League trophies back-to-back is no mean feat. It does not happen by accident. Neither can it be explained away as a matter of luck. Zinedine Zidane earned all the praise he received and more for his exploits in the Real…

Spain
Is Sergio Ramos becoming more trouble than he's worth at Real Madrid?
09:00 Thursday 21st February 2019

After a difficult start to the season that cost Julen Lopetegui the job he'd only just accepted at the expense of managing Spain in the World Cup, Real Madrid finally turned a corner. The Merengues won seven and drew one in their last…

Features
Can Real Madrid win a fourth consecutive Champions League?
08:00 Sunday 17th February 2019

How can you discuss the Champions League favourites without mentioning the holders for the past three years? Zinedine Zidane may be gone. So too Cristiano Ronaldo. Nevertheless, you simply cannot discount Real Madrid until someone knocks…

Opinion
Is Mo Salah hogging up all the class or isn't there enough to go around?
17:00 Sunday 9th December 2018

We like to romanticise sport. It's reassuring to believe football and other games bring out the best in mankind. Let's face it, though. It's been more than a decade since Mick Foley retired from professional wrestling and Mr Socko…

Spain
El Clasico won’t be fun without Ronaldo and Messi rivalry
08:00 Monday 16th July 2018

The football world was in total shock when Juventus signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid. The Portuguese’s exit from the Santiago Bernabeu ends a golden age of El Classico between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Ronaldo thanked Real supporters…