Zinedine Zidane knew storms are never far away at Real

Frenchman did it his way during three seasons in the Bernabéu hot seat and is leaving before his legacy can be spoiled “It might look like a strange moment but it is the right moment,” Zinedine Zidane said. And so, 878 days after taking over as manager and only five since he led them to […]
May 31, 2018 0

Real Madrid target Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino to replace Zidane

• President Florentino Pérez makes Argentinian first choice• Spurs insist Pochettino’s contract contains no Madrid clause Real Madrid have identified Mauricio Pochettino as the principal candidate to take over as manager after Zinedine Zidane’s surprise decision to walk away from the club, although Tottenham are adamant that the Argentinian’s new contract does not contain a […]
May 31, 2018 0

Zinedine Zidane steps down at Real Madrid – live updates and reaction!

Frenchman steps down after winning three Champions League titles Decision was announced at a news conference at the Santiago Bernabéu Thoughts on the news? You can email or tweet @NickMiller79 12.18pm BST Floretino Perez is next to Zidane and has that look on his face of a man trying to stay calm but panicking under […]
May 31, 2018 0

Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid head coach

• Club legend steps down after winning third Champions League• Zidane was in charge since 2016, winning six major trophies Zinedine Zidane has surprisingly stepped down as Real Madrid head coach after leading them to three Champions League titles. Related: Real Madrid win Champions League as brilliant Bale sinks Liverpool … Source: The Guardian – […]
May 31, 2018 0

Mohamed Salah will be fit to play in World Cup, says Egyptian FA

• Liverpool forward hopeful of playing some part in group stages• Egypt to face Uruguay in first match on 15 June Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah will be fit to feature in the World Cup group stages, according to the Egyptian Football Association. The forward looked unlikely to play any part in the summer tournament after suffering […]
May 30, 2018 0

Real Madrid’s glory interrupted by internal politics with a twist | Sid Lowe

Cristiano Ronaldo casting doubt over his future after Champions League final has upset the president, and the fans, and the worry is that this time it could be for real Real Madrid’s president, Florentino Pérez, said we had heard it all before but we had not, not quite like this. Sergio Ramos had not even […]
May 28, 2018 0

Mohamed Salah ‘confident’ of being fit in time for World Cup finals

• Egyptian injured during Liverpool’s Champions League defeat• Goalkeeper Loris Karius tweets apologies after final blunders Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has tweeted that he is “confident” he will be available for the World Cup finals with Egypt this summer, after his shoulder injury in the Champions League final. The Liverpool player wrote: “It was a very […]
May 27, 2018 0