José Mourinho predicted to be back at Real Madrid within days

• Former president Ramón Calderón believes move is imminent• ‘Mourinho will be the perfect shield against the unhappiness’ José Mourinho could be back in charge of Real Madrid as early as Monday, according to the club’s former president Ramón Calderón. Mourinho, sacked by Manchester United in December, has been linked with a return to the […]
March 9, 2019 0

Real Madrid’s unhappy birthday sees club with nothing left to play for

Defeat to Ajax ended a run of three Champions League wins, days after Copa del Rey and La Liga hopes evaporated Today is 6 March, Real Madrid’s birthday, but there is nothing to celebrate. This week has been the worst in their 117-year history: three home defeats, eight goals conceded and just one scored, all […]
March 6, 2019 0

Spanish media call Ajax defeat Real Madrid’s ‘worst night on record’

• Madrid out of Champions League after 4-1 home loss to Ajax• AS say ‘three months in the desert’ now await club Real Madrid’s mourners filed out in silence while Ajax danced on their grave. As the north end of the Santiago Bernabéu roared to the sound of thousands of Dutch fans celebrating, the south […]
March 6, 2019 0

Real Madrid’s Dani Carvajal tears up after ‘we lost it all in a week’

• Home defeat by Ajax follows twin away wins for Barcelona• ‘I have never had this feeling before,’ says full-back Dani Carvajal could barely find the words as he stood at the side of the Bernabéu pitch and admitted it was the “worst night” of his career. The 4-1 defeat that eliminated Real Madrid from […]
March 6, 2019 0

Real Madrid face Ajax in last chance to save season amid Gareth Bale unrest

The game at the Bernabéu comes after two straight defeats to Barcelona and Bale’s agent calling the club’s fans ‘a disgrace’ Three games in seven days at the Santiago Bernabéu were set to define Real Madrid’s season. Two down with one left, it risks becoming a disaster. Knocked out of the Copa del Rey by […]
March 5, 2019 0

Barça revel in Messi’s clásico stranglehold over Real Madrid

Two Bernabéu victories mean Barcelona now lead the head-to-head between the sides for the first time since 1932 “Playing and winning here really turns me on,” Gerard Piqué said. When the final whistle went on Saturday night’s clásico, he led Barcelona’s players to the north end of the Santiago Bernabéu, a place they’ve come to […]
March 4, 2019 0

Ivan Rakitic goal earns victory for dominant Barcelona over Real Madrid

Barcelona returned to the Santiago Bernabéu three days after knocking Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey and effectively knocked them out of the league title race too. A single goal from Ivan Rakitic on 26 minutes was enough to do for their biggest rivals, leaving them 12 points behind. It also put Barcelona […]
March 2, 2019 0