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Flying start for Malaga in Champions League


September 19th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Malaga midfielder Francisco Izco was the hero of the night as the Spanish side enjoyed a triumphant start to their Champions League football campaign with a ... Read more...

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Real to face Malaga in Primera Liga


March 17th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 17 (IANS) Real Madrid strikers Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain will look to reach a century of goals when they play host to Malaga Sunday in the Spanish ... Read more...

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Barcelona squad at limit for Malaga trip


January 20th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 20 (IANS) Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola has been caught in two minds whether to rest key players or not for their visit to Malaga Sunday, keeping in mind ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face tough test in Malaga


October 21st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Real Madrid gears up for a fascinating trip to play Malaga in the Spanish La Liga football Saturday night in a game that will test the ... 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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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 is new Real Madrid coach


May 31st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Jose Mourinho is the new Real Madrid coach, the ninth one for the Spanish football club in six years. The former Chelsea manager replaces Manuel Pellegrini. The ... Read more...

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Real to earn three million euros if Inter win Champions League


May 21st, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 21 (DPA) Real Madrid will earn three million euros ($3.72 million) if Inter Milan win the Champions League on Saturday, according to sports daily AS. AS claimed Friday that this ... Read more...

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I don’t know if Mourinho is the right man to coach Real: Benitez


May 20th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Taking a dig at old rival Jose Mourinho, Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has claimed he does not know if Inter Milan coach is the right man for Real ... Read more...

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Mourinho says will return to manage club in England


May 7th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Jose Mourinho, known in international football circles as the `Special One', has said that he has set his heart on returning to England after clinching the first ... Read more...

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Capello may take over reins of Real Madrid after World Cup


April 17th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): England boss Fabio Capello has not ruled out the option of again coaching the Real Madrid side after the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.Real Madrid wants the ... Read more...

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Man City billions trying to tempt Mourinho back to Premier League


March 21st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Manchester City is trying to tempt Jose Mourinho back to the Premier League, and has asked the Inter Milan coach to name his transfer price.City is ... Read more...

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Benitez tipped to become new Real Madrid boss


March 12th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez is all set to become Real Madrid's new boss after club's Champions League defeat at the hands of Lyon.The Spanish giants will ... Read more...

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Dutch stars Nistelrooy, van der Vaart could soon join Liverpool


January 2nd, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 2 (ANI): Dutch football stars Ruud Van Nistelrooy and Rafael van der Vaart could join Liverpool FC in what is being termed as a shock tactic to give the club ... Read more...

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Ronaldo determined to become the best player in history


December 30th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 30 (DPA) Cristiano Ronaldo told sports daily Marca Wednesday that he is determined to become "the best player in history". The Real Madrid megastar also made it clear that he ... Read more...

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Sevilla keen to make progress in Champions League


December 8th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 8 (DPA) As usual, all the talk in Spanish football this season has focused on Barcelona and Real Madrid. Did Barca coach Josep Guardiola do the right thing in swapping ... Read more...

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Ronaldo demonstrates his best ‘Incredible Hulk’ impression against Almeria


December 7th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7(ANI): Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo demonstrated his best Incredible Hulk impression after scoring the last goal in his team's 4-2 win over Almeria on Saturday.The 80 million pound ... Read more...

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Barcelona win ‘El Clasico’ thanks to supersub Ibrahimovic


November 30th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 30 (DPA) Barcelona went back atop the Spanish Liga by beating historic rivals Real Madrid in a tense but high-quality "Clasico". Supersub Zlatan Ibrahimovic Sunday scored the crucial goal for ... Read more...

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Barcelona sweating on fitness of Messi and Ibrahimovic


November 26th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 26 (DPA) Barcelona are sweating on the fitness of star strikers Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, ahead of Sunday's "Clasico" at home to Real Madrid. Both forwards missed Tuesday's crucial ... 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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Barcelona’s draw in Bilbao leaves Real Madrid top


November 22nd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 22 (DPA) European champions Barcelona were held to a disappointing 1-1 draw away to Athletic Bilbao, a result which leaves Real Madrid top of the Spanish Liga. Earlier Saturday, Real had ... Read more...

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Real Madrid crash out of cup against third-division Alcorcon


November 11th, 2009 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 11 (DPA) Real Madrid crashed out of the Spanish King's Cup against third-division part-timers Alcorcon. Real won the second leg 1-0, but go out on an emphatic 4-1 aggregate result because ... Read more...

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Barcelona head Real by one point after late draw


November 1st, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 1 (DPA) Barcelona are just one point ahead of Real Madrid after conceding a late 1-1 draw away to dogged Osasuna. Seydou Keita seemed to have won the Saturday's match ... Read more...

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New Real Madrid coach and team need to gel, says Perez


October 29th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Oct. 29 (ANI): Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has appealed for calm in the wake of Tuesday night's "humiliating" 4-0 Copa del Rey defeat to Segunda Division B side Alcorcon, ... Read more...

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Real Madrid humiliated in King’s Cup


October 28th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 28 (DPA) Spanish giants Real Madrid suffered one of the most humiliating results in their proud history, being thrashed 0-4 by third-division part-timers Alcorcon in the third round of the ... Read more...

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Real Madrid held to draw by well-drilled Gijon


October 25th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 25 (DPA) Spanish giants Real Madrid suffered another setback when they faced a 0-0 draw away to well-drilled Sporting Gijon. Manuel Pellegrini's team Saturday looked more ordered and solid than ... Read more...

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Real Madrid and Sevilla both held to disappointing draws


October 25th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 25 (DPA) Spanish giants Real Madrid and Sevilla were both held to disappointing 0-0 draws Saturday, against Sporting Gijon and Espanyol. The results leave Real level on top with Barcelona, ... Read more...

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Milan stun Real Madrid, United and Chelsea in control


October 22nd, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 22 (DPA) A late goal from Alexandre Pato saw AC Milan come from behind to stun Real Madrid 3-2 in the Champions League football Wednesday while Manchester United remained ... Read more...

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Real Madrid coach refuses to blame Ronaldo’s absence for defeat to Seville


October 5th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Oct.5 (ANI): Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini has refused to blame the absence of Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo's for the team's defeat at Sevilla on Sunday.The Spanish giants dropped ... Read more...

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Injured Ronaldo ruled out of clash with Sevilla


October 4th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, Oct 4(ANI): Injured Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of Sunday's Spanish La Liga game against Sevilla after he failed to recover from the ankle injury he sustained ... Read more...

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Real debutants Ronaldo, Kaka overshadowed by Diarra, Raul


August 30th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (DPA) Expensive debutants Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka were overshadowed by Lassana Diarra and Raul in Real Madrid's tight 3-2 opening win over Deportivo Coruna. Ronaldo did score from a penalty, ... Read more...

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Barcelona ahead of Real Madrid in ‘Operation Exit’


July 31st, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Duncan Shaw Madrid, July 31 (DPA) Massive global media attention has been focused on the summer star signings of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.Barca raised eyebrows by swapping top scorer ... Read more...

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Liverpool confirm sale of Arbeloa to Real Madrid


July 29th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London/Madrid, July 29 (DPA) Premier League giants Liverpool officially announced Wednesday the sale of defender Alvaro Arbeloa to Real Madrid, for a fee believed to be around four million euros ($5.69 million). He ... Read more...

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Real Madrid no real threat to Man U, says Fergie


July 29th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has dismissed suggestions of Real Madrid posing a threat to his Euro ambitions.When asked what he thought of the Spanish side, Fergie ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s priority changes from purchases to sale


July 14th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Duncan Shaw Madrid, July 14 (DPA) Real Madrid's historic spending spree has been suspended, at least for the time being, as they turn their attention to selling some unwanted players.The ... Read more...

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