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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,…

Managerial News
Where next for Jose Mourinho?
09:00 Friday 30th August 2019

Jose Mourinho ultimately failed to make Manchester United a force again. The Portuguese hasn’t returned to management since he was sacked eight months ago.  Having brought a little optimism to United supporters with a first-season…

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…

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…

Transfers
Christian Eriksen: From London to Madrid via Manchester?
09:01 Friday 9th August 2019

The summer transfer window is now over. Once again, Manchester United was linked with names aplenty though only three deals were pushed over the line. Paulo Dybala was heavily rumoured to be swapped for Romelu Lukaku, but…

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…

Premier League
Should Tottenham re-sign Gareth Bale?
19:01 Wednesday 24th July 2019

Dreams can turn into nightmares. Many footballers know that feeling. Just ask Philippe Coutinho, Alexis Sanchez, James Rodriguez, Neymar Junior, Renato Sanches and Alvaro Morata. Another star who belongs on the list is Gareth…

Premier League
Are Neymar, Gareth Bale, aces up Ed Woodward's #GlazersOut sleeve?
09:00 Monday 1st July 2019

The #GlazersOut movement continues to rage on social media. Its main points are that the American owners take too much money out of the club and put nothing back. Millions are spent on servicing debt and remunerating a board whose group picture…

Spain
Why is Gareth Bale universally disliked at Real Madrid?
08:01 Sunday 30th June 2019

Of all the transfer rumours and what might and might not happen this summer, one thing is sure; Gareth Bale will be leaving Real Madrid. Where he’ll end up, with his wages proving a considerable stumbling block to any move remains…

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
How can Zinedine Zidane end Barcelona's La Liga dominance?
12:00 Saturday 22nd June 2019

Real Madrid's fairytale ended this past campaign. After claiming three straight Champions League titles, the Galacticos endured their worst season in recent years. Real went trophyless for the first time in the last four years and…

Spain
How is Real Madrid spending their summer?
17:00 Wednesday 19th June 2019

Real Madrid's response to having an abysmal season has been to storm the transfer market. Suffering Champions League last 16 elimination and going without a trophy for the first time since 2014/15 looks to have brought about a return…

Other Tournaments
Can James Rodriguez focus on the Copa America with his club future in limbo?
09:00 Saturday 15th June 2019

“Hit by James… Oh what a goal! One of the greats. My word! This boy’s a star!” shouted Peter Drury when James Rodriguez fired a chest-controlled volley from outside the penalty box past Uruguay’s Fernando Muslera…

Spain
Can Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic revive Real Madrid?
08:00 Friday 14th June 2019

This season turned out to be pure misery for Real Madrid. Having had an enjoyable recent history with four Champions League trophies, losing Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane meant the party was no more. Madrid's last 16 European elimination…

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…