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Roy Keane On The Reasons Why He Rejected The Chance To Join Real Madrid

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In November 2005, Roy Keane’s career at Manchester United came to an abrupt end. After 12-and-a-half years, 480 games, 51 goals, seven league titles, four FA Cups, the Champions League and an unprecedented treble, Keane departed Old Trafford in acrimonious circumstances. All these years later, and the wounds still don’t appear to have healed. Alex Ferguson and Keane, the driving …

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Former Real Madrid President Lorenzo Sanz Dies Of Coronavirus

Lorenzo Sanz

Former Real Madrid President, Lorenzo Sanz, has died at the age of 76 after he was hospitalised due to contracting Coronavirus (Covid-19).  His son, Lorenzo Sanz junior, confirmed that this father, who was president of the famous Spanish club between 1995 and 2000, had sadly passed away. Sanz oversaw two Champions League titles during his time as president. “My father …

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Diego Costa Scores Four, Gets Sent Off In Remarkable Madrid Derby

Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid clashed in one of the most remarkable derby games in recent memory during the International Champions Cup in New Jersey on Friday night. Diego Simeone’s side thrashed their rivals by 7-3, with striker Diego Costa netting an incredible four goals before receiving his marching orders along with Real’s Dani Carvajal following their involvement in a …

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10 Years On: When Tallaght Stadium Welcomed Real Newboy Ronaldo

10 years ago today, Cristiano Ronaldo donned the famous white of Real Madrid for the first time following his then world record £80 million move from Manchester United. One of the finest players of this generation, the Portuguese phenom would go on to spend nine incredible seasons at the Bernabeu scoring 450 goals in just 438 games, winning four Champions …

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Iker Casillas Hospitalised After Suspected Heart Attack

Iker Casillas, the legendary Porto and former Real Madrid goalkeeper has been rushed to a Portugal hospital after suffering a suspected heart-attack. According to reports, Casillas has been transported to Hospital CUF in Porto and is in a stable condition. The famed shot-stopper suffered the supposed heart-attack on at Porto’s training ground and was taken urgently to hospital where he …

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Zinedine Zidane & Nine Other Managers Who Triumphantly Returned

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 31: Real Madrid CF president Florentino Perez (L) and Zinedine Zidane (R) attend a press conference to announce his resignation as Real Madrid manager at Valdebebas Sport City on May 31, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. Zidane steps down from the position of Manager of Real Madrid, after leading the club to it's third consecutive UEFA Champions League title. (Photo by Angel Martinez/Real Madrid via Getty Images)

Zinedine Zidane returned to Real Madrid on Monday just 10 months after resigning from the reigning European Champions. Here, Pundit Arena takes a look at Zidane and other famous managers who returned to their former clubs, some more than once. _____ Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid) 2016-2018, 2019 – During his first tenure as Real Madrid manager Zidane brought incredible success …

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Boateng To Barcelona And Four Of The Most Bizarre Transfers Of All Time

On Tuesday, Spanish champions Barcelona confirmed the signing of former Tottenham and Portsmouth midfielder/forward Kevin Prince-Boateng on loan from Italian side Sassuolo. The transfer raised eyebrows around the football world with many questioning Barca’s reasoning behind the signing of a 31-year old who has been at nine clubs previous to his arrival at the Camp Nou. Even Boateng himself who …

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Reports: Mourinho Free For Real Return As United Pay Compensation

Jose Mourinho is available for a dramatic return to Real Madrid after Manchester United paid him a reported £15 million in compensation following his sacking last month, according to British media on Thursday. The Daily Mail reports that a source close to Mourinho — whose contract was due to run till the end of the 2019/20 campaign with the option …

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Santiago Solari Claims Gareth Bale Injury Not Too Serious

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari believes the calf injury that Gareth Bale sustained against Villarreal on Wednesday is not serious.  Bale will undergo tests on Saturday to diagnose the extent of the problem after being forced off at half-time at the Estadio de la Ceramica, where Real Madrid drew 2-2. “We think the injury is not too serious,” Solari said …

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Watch: Gareth Bale Hits 11 Minute Hat-Trick In Club World Cup

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Gareth Bale hit an 11-minute hat-trick on Wednesday as Real Madrid strolled into the Club World Cup final by beating Kashima Antlers 3-1 in Abu Dhabi. Bale scored in the 44th, 53rd and 55th minutes at the Zayed Sports City Stadium to put Madrid within touching distance of a record fourth success in this competition, and their third triumph in …

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CSKA Dumped Out Of Europe Despite Stunning Win At Real Madrid

CSKA Moscow stunned a much-changed Real Madrid with a 3-0 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, but still finished bottom of Champions League Group G as Viktoria Plzen beat Roma. The Russian side, who also downed Real 1-0 in the reverse fixture, had to better Plzen’s result to finish third and qualify for the Europa League. But Plzen edged …

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Solari And Ramos Feel The Heat As Real Madrid Crash At Eibar

Santiago Solari proved the perfect caretaker but his debut as permanent coach of Real Madrid on Saturday ended in a disastrous 3-0 defeat at Eibar.   Four wins while in temporary charge earned Solari a contract until 2021 over the international break, only for Real to revert to the kind of chaotic display that cost his predecessor, Julen Lopetegui, his job. …

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