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Bale's brilliance crowns Real Madrid kings of Spain

The winger struck late in the day to capture a 19th Copa del Rey title for his side, a stupendous solo goal which left Neymar - another high-profile signing - in the shade COMMENT By Peter Staunton As the rest withered it was Gareth Bale who bloomed late.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Angel Di Maria, Iker Casillas, Fabio Coentrao

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Goal.com

Ancelotti has been unfair on Isco, says Antic

The Shandong Luneng coach has hit out at the Italian over his attitude toward the young playmaker and has voiced his surprise with Iker Casillas' role in the side EXCLUSIVE By Alberto Pinero Former Real Madrid coach Radomir Antic has criticised Carlo Ancelotti for his treatment of attacking midfielder Isco as he feels the youngster did not deserve ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Isco, Iker Casillas, Real Madrid, World Soccer, More Sports, Angel Di Maria

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Mail

EUROVIEW: Creaking Clasico rivals Madrid and Barca need a Copa del Rey of sunshine

The last time that the Copa del Rey Final featured Real Madrid and Barcelona, there was so much 'white noise' surrounding the fact that Jose Mourinho was waging war on Pep Guardiola, plus the fact that the two clubs were in the midst of a 'world series' of Clasicos , that the individual significance of the match was slightly overlooked.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Marcelo, Pepe, Sami Khedira

Yahoo!

Ex-Real boss Schuster slams dreary Bayern

Former Real Madrid coach Bernd Schuster has branded holders Bayern Munich "uninspired and dreary" ahead of their Champions League semi-final clash with the Spanish giants in late April.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Bayern Munich, Bastian Schweinsteiger

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sporting News

Cristiano Ronaldo not ruled out of Copa del Rey final, says Real Madrid coach

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has refused to rule Cristiano Ronaldo out of Wednesday's Copa del Rey final against Barcelona but says he won't take any risks with his star player.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Real Sociedad, Asier Illarramendi, Cristiano

Goal.com

Bayern favourites, Real Madrid outsiders - Goal ranks the Champions League semi-finalists

Until recent weeks, Bayern Munich have looked about as dominant as any side has in the modern era, sweeping to the Bundesliga title by mid-March and easily side-stepping most opponents in their bid to win back-to-back Champions League finals.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Digital Game Developer

Manchester United vs. Real Madrid Tickets: Manchester United vs. Real ...

Ticket Down is a reputable source of authentic tickets for Manchester United vs. Real Madrid at the Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, MI.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Marcelo, Fabio Coentrao, Pepe

Goal.com

Mourinho the man to beat and five things to expect from Champions League semi-finals

The final four have now been decided for Friday's draw - but what can we hope to see from the remaining sides fighting for Europe's top prize? Jose Mourinho has no equal in adapting tactics depending on the opponent.

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Related Topix: Sports, John Terry, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Pepe, Cristiano Ronaldo, Opinion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

BleacherReport

Robert Lewandowski Underlines Real Madrid Issue with Mobile, Physical Forward

It was the semi-final of the Champions League, and the Polish striker scored all four of his side's goals in a 4-1 win at the that day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Pepe, Real Madrid, World Soccer, More Sports, Sergio Ramos

BleacherReport

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and 5 Other Players Who Love Jose Mourinho

The Special One masterminded Chelsea's comeback against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday, with much praise being heaped on him for his tactics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Didier Drogba, Soccer Players, Michael Essien, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Real Madrid eliminate Borussia Dortmund in Champions League

Today, Spanish Football's Real Madrid lost to Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal tie at Signal-Iduna-Park, yet eliminated the Germans by a 3-2 aggregate score.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Fabio Coentrao, Pepe

Bradenton.com

Spain looking for another title in Brazil

Four years after winning its first world title, Spain is not as feared as before, but coach Vicente del Bosque still has the luxury of enough talent and experience to field two teams.

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Related Topix: Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Isco, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Juan Mata, Real Madrid, World Soccer, More Sports

Sat Apr 05, 2014

BleacherReport

Real Sociedad vs. Real Madrid: La Liga Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

Real Madrid shrugged off the absence of superstar forward Cristiano Ronaldo, keeping pace in the La Liga title race with a 4-0 victory at Real opened the scoring for Madrid, tapping in a rebound just before half-time.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Angel Di Maria, Pepe, Sergio Ramos

Yahoo!

Gareth Bale set to trouser 2.5 million for missing World Cup

Gareth Bale is set to pick up an extra A 2.5 million this summer despite being one of the few Real Madrid stars to miss out on the World Cup finals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gareth Bale, Real Madrid, World Soccer, More Sports, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Tottenham

Umupira

Ronaldo knee a worry for Portugal

However much Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti insisted there was no cause for concern, the sight of Cristiano Ronaldo limping off near the end of Wednesday's Champions League match will have set alarm bells ringing in his native Portugal.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Angel Di Maria, Borussia Dortmund

Fri Apr 04, 2014

MGo Blue

U-M, Big House Set to Host Real Madrid-Manchester United Friendly

Relevent Sports, a division of RSE Ventures announced today that top international clubs Real Madrid CF and Manchester United will face off at University of Michigan Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 2, as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Manchester United, Sergio Ramos, Ryan Giggs

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Goal.com

Alonso 'fully behind' Pepe in Busquets row

The Real Madrid midfielder says the whole squad are supporting the defender as a dispute over an alleged stamp from the Barcelona man continues Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso says the squad are fully behind Pepe amid the defender's ongoing feud with Sergio Busquets .

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Pepe, Sergio Busquets, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund

BleacherReport

Disappointing Dortmund and Bayern Munich Vindicate Joachim Low's Philosophy

Dortmund played similarly attractive football that brought them to the Champions League final.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Goal.com

Madrid still Bayern's biggest threat after Dortmund revenge

Carlo Ancelotti's side dealt with Dortmund with the minimum of fuss and now look well placed to have a real run at clinching a 10th European title International Football Correspondent They still look vulnerable at the back, and many will argue that they are yet to face a significant challenge in this season's competition, but Real Madrid took a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Robert Lewandowski, Opinion

The Independent

Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund: Could Marcelo's absence result...

Brazilian defender will miss both legs of the Champions League quarter-final but Ancelotti doesn't see deploying Bale in defence as an option Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed the prospect of starting Gareth Bale in the left-back position when Real Madrid host Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League quarter-final first leg tonight.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Soccer Players, Marcelo, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema

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