Atletico Madrid ended a 25-game, 14-year winless streak against rival Real Madrid, getting a 98th-minute goal from Miranda for a 2-1 victory in the Copa del Rey final on Friday night following the ejections of Real star Cristiano Ronaldo and coach Jose Mourinho.
Atletico Madrid players hold their trophy as they celebrate their victory against Real Madrid, after their Spanish King's Cup final soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid May 17, 2013.
Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo were sent off as Real Madrid lost 2-1 to Atletico Madrid in a stormy Copa del Rey final at the Bernabeu.
IT'S NOT JUST the Premier League that is keeping Arsenal and Tottenham on tenterhooks.
Real Madrid will hope to end a difficult season on a high when they face Atletico Madrid in Friday's Copa del Rey final.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is hopeful that the club will be able to deal with the loss of Jamie Carragher by identifying a number of possible replacements for the veteran centre-back. Swansea City captain Ashley Williams was one of the first names mentioned but it seems interest may have cooled after the Express reported that Liverpool had ... (more)
The pair's working relationship appears to have completely broken down this season, with the Blancos skipper currently playing serving as goalkeeping understudy to Diego Lopez Real Madrid legend Michel is bewildered by the current stand-off at the Santiago Bernabeu between coach Jose Mourinho and captain Iker Casillas , claiming that such a ... (more)
Manuel Pellegrini's one spell at a club commensurate with Manchester City, in terms of size and pressure, ended badly after only a season.
The former Real Madrid midfielder has changed his mind after previously stating he would remain at Loftus Road regardless of relegation and now eyes a summer move away QPR midfielder Esteban Granero has revealed he wants to leave the club this summer following their relegation from the Premier League .
Fans don't get to run football clubs as big as Real Madrid, but if they did, Gareth Bale would be on a one-way flight to the Spanish capital.
New Manchester United manager David Moyes may be about to do a bit of wheeling and dealing in the transfer market to get his reign as the new Old Trafford supremo off to a flying start.
The French centre-back has been ruled out of his side's remaining games this season after suffering an injury during los Blancos' 1-1 draw with Espanyol on Saturday Real Madrid have announced on their official website that Raphael Varane has successfully undergone an operation on his right knee.
Fabio Coentrao was the laughing stock of Real Madrid after taking his place on the substitutes' bench despite being dropped from the squad by Jose Mourinho.
PERHAPS those rumours linking Arsenal with a move for Wayne Rooney weren't true after all... because it seems the Gunners have agreed a deal for a rather more plausible target, Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain , who has reportedly been on Arsene Wenger's radar for some time.