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Catalans march in Barcelona to advocate support for Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Sept 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of Catalans thronged the streets of Barcelona to in an unprecedented show of unity to advocate for autonomy from Madrid. The march was informed by the ... Read more...

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UEFA embargo for Malaga and Atletico Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 12 (IANS) European soccer body UEFA has announced an embargo on Spanish clubs Atletico Madrid and Malaga while it investigates their debts towards employees, with other clubs and ... Read more...

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Valencia buy Gago from Real Madrid


July 20th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain's Valencia football club have signed Argentinean midfielder Fernando Gago from Real Madrid.Gago now wants to break Real and Barcelona's Spanish domination in La Liga.Gago ... Read more...

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Jose Mourinho extends contract with Real Madrid


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Real Madrid announced Tuesday that they have extended the contract of coach Jose Mourinho by two years.The news will end rumours about Mourinho's future after he ... Read more...

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Easy win for Nadal, but Spaniard unhappy with surface in Madrid


May 10th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) Rafael Nadal enjoyed a comfortable debut in the Mutua Madrid with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Russian Nikolay Davydenko, though the Spaniard raised concerns with ... Read more...

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Messi scores brace as Barca keep pace with Madrid


April 15th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 15 (IANS) FC Barcelona ended four points behind Spanish Primera league leaders Real Madrid after a hard fought 2-1 win away to fifth placed Levante.Barca needed a fine ... Read more...

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Barca look to put pressure on Madrid


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 23 (IANS) FC Barcelona have a chance to put pressure on Real Madrid in the race for the Spanish Primera Liga title when they travel to play Mallorca ... Read more...

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Barcelona look to close gap with Madrid


March 15th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 15 (IANS) Second placed Barcelona will look to close the 10-point gap with Real Madrid when they visit Sevilla Saturday in the 27th round of the Spanish Primera ... Read more...

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Barca stay seven points behind Madrid


February 5th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 5 (IANS) FC Barcelona remained seven points behind Real Madrid in the Spanish Primera Liga after a 2-1 win at home to Real Sociedad.Barcelona missed several chances, with ... 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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Mourinho pleased with pragmatic Real Madrid


January 11th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 11 (Xinhua) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho was pleased with the practical display that took Real Madrid into the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey.Karim Benzema's goal, which came ... Read more...

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Di Maria’s hamstring injury a blow to Real Madrid


November 7th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 7 (IANS) Real Madrid could be without winger Angel di Maria after the Argentinean injured a hamstring during his side's 7-1 win at home to Osasuna in the ... Read more...

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Ronaldo hopes to end his career at Madrid


September 7th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
MADRID, Sep 7 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed a desire to stay at Real Madrid for the rest of his career.The former Manchester United striker has only won one ... Read more...

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Hundreds of thousands welcome pope in Madrid


August 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 19 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of thousands of young people gathered Thursday in the Spanish capital's Plaza de Cibeles to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to the 26th World Youth Day ... Read more...

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Human error blamed for 2008 plane crash in Madrid


July 30th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The crew was at fault in the August 2008 crash of a Spanair MD-82 airliner in the vicinity of Madrid's Barajas International Airport that left 154 ... Read more...

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Mourinho - the ego has landed, in Madrid


August 24th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 24 (DPA) Real Madrid changed the course of their history in June, in their latest attempt to challenge the domination of Barcelona. At the Estadio Bernabeu, the main men have always ... Read more...

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Khedira about to sign for Real Madrid


July 15th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 15 (DPA) Sami Khedira is about to sign for Real Madrid, sports daily Marca said Thursday. The paper claimed that Vfb Stuttgart, Khedira's Bundesliga club, have agreed to accept 10 million ... Read more...

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Passenger’s death forces plane to return to Madrid


June 17th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 17 (DPA) The sudden death of a passenger forced an Air Europa plane to return to the Spanish capital 90 minutes after taking off for Cuba, airport sources said Thursday. A ... Read more...

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Mourinho eyes Champions League success with Real Madrid


June 1st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, June 1(ANI): New Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has said that his main objective at Bernabeu is to secure the first Champions League success since 2002.Mourinho was named Real Madrid's ... Read more...

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Mourinho plans 50 million pound Chelsea raid for Real Madrid


May 26th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, May 26(ANI): Inter Milan manager Jose Mourinho, who is expected to be named Real Madrid manager within the week, has told the Spanish club to make a 50 million pound ... Read more...

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Supreme Nadal stops Federer in Madrid


May 17th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 17 (DPA) Rafael Nadal claimed a record 18th Masters 1000 title as he defeated rival Roger Federer 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) in the pair's first meeting in a year to ... Read more...

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Federer, Nadal line up dream final in Madrid


May 16th, 2010 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 16 (DPA) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will renew their rivalry a year after their last meeting as both played through in three sets Saturday into an all-star final ... Read more...

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Williams outclasses Peer pressure to march on in Madrid


May 15th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 15 (DPA) In-form Venus Williams played ruthless tennis Saturday to move into her first clay final of the European spring season with a 6-3, 6-0 win over outclassed Israeli ... Read more...

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Cristiano Ronaldo returns with two goals for Real Madrid


February 14th, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 14 (DPA) Real Madrid increased the pressure on Spanish leaders Barcelona Saturday with a 3-0 romp away to bottom team Xerez, with all the goals coming in a seven-minute burst ... Read more...

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Home wins for twin giants Barcelona and Real Madrid


February 7th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 7 (DPA) Saturday brought no change at the top of the Spanish Liga, as twin giants Barcelona and Real Madrid both scored important home wins. Barca beat Getafe 2-1, despite having ... Read more...

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Teenage winger Salvio joins Atletico Madrid


January 22nd, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 22 (DPA) Argentine winger Eduardo Salvio has signed a five-year contract with Atletico Madrid, the Spanish club said Friday. Salvio, 19, who joins from Buenos Aires club Lanus, is Atletico's second ... Read more...

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Win over Xerez puts Barcelona five-point ahead of Real Madrid


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 3 (DPA) A 2-0 win over bottom placed Xerez leaves Barcelona five points clear of Real Madrid atop the Spanish Liga. Thierry Henry and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored Wednesday to gave ... Read more...

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Gago and Van Nistelrooy may leave Real Madrid


November 24th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 24 (DPA) Fernando Gago and Ruud Van Nistelrooy are both considering leaving Real Madrid in January, according to reports in the Spanish media Tuesday. Madrid sports daily AS claims that midfielder ... Read more...

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Madrid apologises for remarks about rival Rio


October 1st, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 1 (DPA) The Madrid bid team for the 2016 Olympics has apologised for disrespectful remarks against rivals Rio de Janeiro. "We want to apologise to Rio," Madrid bid CEO Mercedes Coghen ... Read more...

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Barcelona go top by thrashing crisis team Atletico Madrid


September 20th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 20 (DPA) Barcelona are top of the Spanish Liga after a 5-2 destruction of crisis team Atletico Madrid. The star of the show in the exultant Camp Nou was ... Read more...

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Silva next target for Real Madrid


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 2 (DPA) David Silva is the next target for profligate Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, according to sports papers Marca and AS Thursday. Marca claims that Perez is prepared to ... Read more...

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40,000 fans welcome Kaka to Real Madrid


July 1st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 1 (DPA) Around 40,000 fans flocked to Real Madrid's Estadio Bernabeu to see the presentation of new signing Kaka. The Brazilian playmaker - signed from AC Milan three weeks ago ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Kaka seals 62 m pounds with Real Madrid


June 9th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), June 9 (ANI): Brazil's Kaka has sealed a 62 million pound deal with Real Madrid, certifying his transfer from A C Milan.The Sun quoted the Brazil superstar, 27, as ... Read more...

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Return of Perez raises expectations at Real Madrid


May 30th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 30 (DPA) The imminent return of Florentino Perez to the presidency of Real Madrid has raised massive expectations amongst the media and supporters. Perez, 62, will be appointed as president ... Read more...

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Van Nistelrooy expects to return to Real Madrid


May 28th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 28 (Xinhua) Real Madrid striker Ruud van Nistelrooy looks to play for the club next season after making progress on his comeback from knee surgery, the Dutchman said. "I will start ... Read more...

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