Champions League: Real Madrid rule Varane, Bale out of Tottenham Clash
Spain international Isco was a late inclusion in the Real Madrid team to face Tottenham in Wednesday’s Champions league game at Wembley but Los Blancos will be without Raphael Varane who picked up an injury against Girona on Sunday, while Gareth Bale also misses out again. Varane picked up... Read more
What’s gone wrong at Real Madrid?
Following a shock 2-1 defeat to newly-promoted Girona, European champions Real Madrid’s La Liga title challenge is fading fast as they trail leaders Barcelona by eight points. Real have never overturned that big a deficit to win La Liga and are also four points back on a revitalised Valencia.... Read more
Real Madrid’s Marcelo Accused Of Tax Fraud In Spain
Brazil and Real Madrid left-back Marcelo has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of defrauding local tax authorities of nearly half a million euros. According to espn.com, prosecutors say he defrauded authorities of €490,917.70 in 2013. They stated that the irregularities are related to Marcelo’s use of companies abroad to... Read more
Real Madrid opt out of £170M Harry Kane bid
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is prepared to leave Tottenham star Harry Kane to Manchester United. Don Balon says Perez does want to add Kane to Zinedine Zidane’s attacking ranks. However, they say he does not intend to go toe-to-toe with United if they bid £170m for the former... Read more
Ex-Man City boss Pellegrini poses for Chile job
Former Manchester City and Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini is in line for the Chile job. The Sun says the 64-year-old wasted little time getting back into management after his departure from the Etihad last year. He is currently in charge of Chinese Super League club Hebei Fortune. However,... Read more
FIFA nominates N’Golo Kante, Neymar, others For Ballon d’Or
Liverpool and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho is on the shortlist for France Football’s prestigious Ballon d’Or award Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has been named among the first 10 nominees for the Ballon d’Or 2017, France Football has revealed. The prestigious award, which was aligned with FIFA from 2010 to... Read more
Spanish court sentenced Ricardo Carvalho to seven months in prison
Former Chelsea and Real Madrid defender Ricardo Carvalho has been sentenced to seven months in prison and fined 142,882 euros for crimes against the Spanish tax authority, a Spanish court filing said. Spanish law is such that any sentence under two years for a non-violent crime rarely requires a... Read more
UEFA Champions League: Ronaldo grabs brace as Real Madrid beat Borussia Dortmund
Cristiano Ronaldo marked his 150th European game with two goals as Real Madrid sealed a 3-1 victory at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday to lead their UEFA Champions League Group H. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ronaldo scored two second half goals after Gareth Bale’s stunning early... Read more
UEFA Champions League Fixtures on Tuesday
Action will resume on Tuesday in the UEFA Champions League. Find below the total of eight matches that will be played in group E to H on Tuesday. Champions League – Group E September 26 19:45 Sevilla ? – ? Maribor 19:45 Spartak Moscow ? – ? Liverpool Champions... Read more
Morata perfect for Premier League,says Conte
Alvaro Morata is perfect for the Premier League, according to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. The Spaniard was signed from Real Madrid this summer as the replacement for Diego Costa. Since his arrival, Morata has scored 6 goals in 6 Premier League matches, including a hat-trick in Saturday’s 5-0 win... Read more