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Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat-trick in demolition of Espanyol

Cristiano Ronaldo hit yet another hat-trick for Real Madrid who swept aside Espanyol 6-0 in a ruthless attacking display in La Liga on Sunday. The Portuguese forward led the way as Real sought to keep in the title chase after an inconsistent season that still leaves them in third place, four points behind leaders Barcelona. […]
January 31, 2016 0
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Barcelona hold off nine-man Atlético Madrid to climb clear in La Liga

At full-time Diego Simeone stood at the side of the pitch at the Camp Nou and waited for his players, congratulating them one by one as they departed. There were only nine of them and they had given their all, taking the lead here, but they had been defeated. The damage had been done and […]
January 30, 2016 0
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Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid have their transfer bans suspended

• Fifa suspends sanctions to hear appeals from both clubs• Fifa ruling meant both clubs could not register players until summer of 2017 Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid have had their Fifa-imposed transfer bans suspended pending their appeals, both Primera División clubs have announced. Real and Atlético were banned by the world governing body earlier […]
January 29, 2016 0
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Real Madrid poised to announce football’s first £1bn kit deal with Adidas

• Spanish giants’ contract would eclipse Manchester United’s £750m deal • New deal would be worth £106m a season over 10 years Real Madrid are set to announce football’s first £1bn kit deal, according to reports in Spain on Friday. Related: Transfer window: Khazri, Dembélé and more – live! … Source: The Guardian – Real […]
January 29, 2016 0
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Real Madrid have Mesut Özil buy-back deal according to leaked agreement

• Arsenal ‘must notify Real of intention to sell to any other Spanish club’• Transfer documents made public on Football Leaks website Real Madrid have a buy-back clause in their transfer agreement with Arsenal for Mesut Özil, according to leaked transfer documents. A contract on the Football Leaks website shows that Arsenal must notify Real […]
January 25, 2016 0
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Real Madrid drop first points under Zidane with draw at Real Betis

Real Madrid dropped their first points under Zinedine Zidane in a 1-1 draw at Real Betis on Sunday. Real could only muster a second-half goal by Karim Benzema to cancel out Alvaro Cejudo’s stunner, leaving them in third place, four points behind Barcelona, the leaders, and Atlético Madrid. … Source: The Guardian – La Liga […]
January 24, 2016 0
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Atlético Madrid surrender top spot after stalemate with 10-man Sevilla

Atlético Madrid surrendered top spot in La Liga to Barcelona when they were held to a 0-0 draw at home to 10-man Sevilla in a fiercely contested La Liga clash on Sunday. There was little to choose between the two teams at the Calderon for the first hour, with the best chance falling to Atlético […]
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