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Easy win for Real Madrid, but Ronaldo suffers injury


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first two goals of the season but had to leave the pitch injured in the second half as his side enjoyed a ... Read more...

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Real Madrid defeat 10-man Barca to win Spanish Supercup


August 30th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) Real Madrid defeated FC Barcelona 2-1 to win the Spanish Supercup on away goals.First half goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo Wednesday put Real Madrid ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Torres wins Golden Boot


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS) Chelsea striker Fernando Torres won the Golden Boot as the top scorer in the 2012 European championship.The Spaniard, who scored a goal and an assist ... Read more...

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Alonso rules out Spain changing tactics for Ronaldo


June 26th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The attacking threat of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo will not force Spain to change their approach when they face Portugal in the Euro 2012 semi-final here ... Read more...

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Ronaldo heads Portugal into semifinal, downs Czechs


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cristiano Ronaldo's diving header was good enough for a 1-0 win that put Portugal in the Euro 2012 semifinals at the Czech Republic's expense.Portugal will ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Portugal steal 3-2 win over Danes


June 14th, 2012 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Substitute Silvestre Varela hit an 87th-minute winner to give Portugal a 3-2 win over Denmark in their Euro 2012 Group B encounter in Lviv ... Read more...

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German coach thanks Mourinho for win


June 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS) Germany coach Joachim Loew thanked Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho for playing a crucial role in developing the German players.Loew said he had a chat ... Read more...

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Euros riding high on Spain


June 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Britain's top betting sites Ladbrokes and William Hill have tipped World Cup champions Spain to defend their Euro crown by giving them odds of 11/4.Germany (3/1) ... Read more...

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Portugal lose last friendly before the Euro 2012


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, June 3 (IANS) One week before their match against Germany in the Euro 2012, the Portuguese national football team lost to Turkey 1-3 in a friendly here.For the Portuguese, ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ronaldo key for Portugal


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 2 (IANS) Portugal had difficulties qualifying for Euro 2012, but will nevertheless start the forthcoming tournament in Ukraine and Poland with high expectations, thanks to Real Madrid's ... Read more...

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Real Madrid on brink of La Liga title


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 30 (IANS) Real Madrid will have to wait till Wednesday night to be crowned champions of Spanish La Liga after both Madrid and FC Barcelona won their respective ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich qualify for Champions League final after penalty shoot-out


April 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 26 (IANS) Bayern Munich have qualified for the final of the Champions League football after knocking out Real Madrid in a penalty shoot-out.Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka and Sergio ... Read more...

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Guardiola congratulates Madrid for Camp Nou win


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola congratulated Real Madrid after his team lost 1-2 in the Camp Nou Stadium thanks to goals from Sami Khedira and Cristiano ... Read more...

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Real Madrid defeat Barcelona in Camp Nou


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) Real Madrid took a huge step towards winning the Spainsh Primera Liga title as they defeated defending champions FC Barcelona 2-1 in the Camp Nou ... Read more...

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Barcelona take on Real Madrid in crucial ‘El Classico’


April 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona will take on Real Madrid in a crucial 'El Classico' Saturday that could see Madrid's lead at the top of the Spanish Primera ... Read more...

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Real Madrid work hard to beat Sporting Gijon


April 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 15 (IANS) Real Madrid had to work a lot harder than expected as they defeated Sporting Gijon 3-1 in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in the Spanish Primera Liga.It ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face tough match against Valencia


April 7th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 7 (IANS) Real Madrid face what on paper at least looks like one of their toughest tests between now and the end of the season when they entertain ... Read more...

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Real Madrid to play Apoel in Champions League


April 4th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) Real Madrid face what in theory should be a comfortable evening when they entertain APOEL Nicosia in the return leg of their Champions League quarterfinal ... Read more...

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Real Madrid crush Osasuna in Primera Liga


April 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 1 (IANS) Real Madrid remained six points clear at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga following their 5-1 win away against Osasuna.The game Saturday had been touted ... Read more...

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Real, Barca both claim victories at Primera Liga


March 25th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 25 (IANS) Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both won their matches in the Spanish Primera Liga to maintain the status quo at the top of the league table.Real ... Read more...

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Madrid’s lead reduced to six points


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 22 (IANS) Real Madrid saw their lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga reduced to just six points following a 1-1 draw away to Villarreal.Cristiano Ronaldo ... Read more...

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Mourinho going nowhere: Cristiano Ronaldo


March 14th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 14 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has said coach Jose Mourinho would remain with the football club till the end of the season.Ronaldo was speaking ahead ... Read more...

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Real Madrid blank Espanyol to keep lead in La Liga


March 5th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 5 (IANS) Real Madrid retained their 10 point lead at the top of the Spanish La Liga football with a comfortable 5-0 win at home against Espanyol.Espanyol have ... Read more...

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Real Madrid beat Levante, clear toppers on La Liga chart


February 13th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 13 (IANS) Real Madrid has moved 10 points clear of FC Barcelona at the top of the Spanish La Liga football standings, thanks to a 4-2 home win ... Read more...

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Real Madrid register narrow win in Getafe


February 5th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 5 (IANS) A 17th-minute header from Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos was enough to give his side a narrow but a crucial 1-0 win away to Getafe in ... Read more...

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Real Madrid steer seven points clear of Barcelona


January 29th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 29 (IANS) Real Madrid have opened up a seven point lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga thanks to a comfortable 3-1 win over Zaragoza at ... Read more...

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Barca continue dominance over Real with Bernabeu win


January 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 19 (IANS) FC Barcelona continued their domination over Real Madrid with a 2-1 win at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in the first leg of their Spanish Copa del ... Read more...

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Real Madrid routs Granada to lead La Liga


January 8th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 8 (IANS) Real Madrid opened a six point lead over FC Barcelona at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga thanks to a 5-1 home win over Granada.Granada ... Read more...

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Real Madrid players back from Christmas vacation


December 30th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 30 (IANS) Spanish La Liga leaders Real Madrid are back in training after an eight-day Christmas break.Real said in a statement that Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo and the ... Read more...

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Barcelona-Real Madrid quarter-final clash likely


December 24th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 24 (IANS) The draw for the last 16 of the Spanish Copa del Rey knockout tournament has the possibility of the two biggest teams in Spain, FC Barcelona ... Read more...

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Mourinho surprised over easy win in Sevilla


December 18th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 18 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has expressed his surprise at the ease of his side's victory in Sevilla.Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid won ... Read more...

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Real, Barcelona win ahead of Clasico


December 5th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 5 (IANS) Real Madrid chalked up their 14th straight win in all competitions as they enjoyed a 3-0 victory against Sporting Gijon to remain three points clear ... Read more...

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Real Madrid counts on Ronaldo’s return in Gijon tie


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 2 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho will be able to count on striker Cristiano Ronaldo for his side's potentially complicated trip to face Sporting Gijon Saturday evening ... Read more...

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Real cruise as Barca lose in Spanish football


November 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 27 (IANS) Real Madrid kept their lead at the top of the La Liga table with a 4-1 demolition of derby rivals Atletico Madrid here Saturday night. Barcelona ... Read more...

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Clooney, Ronaldo witnesses in Berlusconi sex trial?


November 24th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Milan, Nov 24 (IANS/AKI) Actor George Clooney and Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo are among potential witnesses in the trial of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, accused of ... Read more...

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