1. Lionel Messi Has Become the Leader Barcelona Desperately Needed

    Barcelona are slowly but surely reaching their very best version since Luis Enrique took charge at the Camp Nou.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 days ago 469 reads 0 comments

  2. Real Madrid and Carlo Ancelotti Must Prioritise Squad Rotation in La Liga

    It's a reflection of how excellent Carlo Ancelotti 's management has been at Real Madrid this season that the only questions directed at the Italian lined with a hint of criticism have centred on the issue of squad rotation...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 8 days ago 7,326 reads 18 comments

  3. Barcelona Transfer News: Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique Rumours Denied by President

    Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has denied rumours linking Lionel Messi , Gerard Pique and any of the club's stars with a winter exit...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 8 days ago 7,648 reads 25 comments

  4. Real Madrid Transfer News: Carlo Ancelotti Accused of Paul Pogba 'Lies'

    Transfer markets never seem to bring out the best in football clubs. If you need proof, consider Juventus sporting director Giuseppe Marotta accusing Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti of telling "white lies...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 8 days ago 19,745 reads 45 comments

  5. La Liga Team of the Week: Lionel Messi Hat-Trick Secures a Spot

    La Liga is now halfway through the 2014-15 season after the weekend's matches saw almost every side reach the 19 tally—just Real Madrid and Sevilla have a game in hand...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 days ago 2,169 reads 5 comments

  6. Real Madrid's 8 Worst January Transfer Window Signings

    Since the introduction of the winter transfer window in the 2002-03 season, Real Madrid 's signings have been in a completely different league to the business they tend to do in the summer—and not in a good way...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 8 days ago 28,986 reads 24 comments

  7. Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid Is Battle of Wits Between Luis Enrique and Simeone

    Here we are again. The Camp Nou, with Barcelona hosting the Spanish champions Atletico Madrid . But this time it's different...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 8 days ago 11,194 reads 75 comments

  8. Real Madrid Transfer News: David De Gea Fee Named as Exit Rumours Grow

    Manchester United reportedly value David De Gea at £50 million, a sum which may deter rumoured attention from Real Madrid ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 8 days ago 18,309 reads 46 comments

  9. Why Atletico Madrid's Cristian Rodriguez Would Benefit from January Transfer

    It's one of the most common phrases in world football. And rarely is it good news for a player when it's used in reference to them...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 8 days ago 2,888 reads 2 comments

  10. Romantics Can Dream, but Athletic Bilbao Still Struggling to Find Vintage Crop

    You have to go back as far as 1984 to find the last time Athletic Bilbao paraded the Liga trophy along the banks of the Nervion river that cuts through the city...

    Guillem Balague Written by Guillem Balague about 8 days ago 4,471 reads 2 comments

  11. Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid: Issues That Will Shape Copa Del Rey Game

    Barcelona host Atletico Madrid in the first leg of an epic Copa del Rey quarter-final. Two of La Liga 's heavyweights will do battle once again, just 10 days after the ...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 8 days ago 12,628 reads 39 comments

  12. Simeone: If Atleti Continues to Grow, I Won't Leave

    Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone insists that as long as the club continues to grow and maintains their ambition, he sees no reason to go and will remain at the Vicente Calderon...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 days ago 172 reads 0 comments

  13. Cristiano Ronaldo Shows Fan How to Do His Now-Famous 'Si' Yell

    For casual observers unfamiliar with Cristiano Ronaldo 's "war cry," the emphatic shout after winning the Ballon d'Or came with much fanfare. Now it continues to be a source of humour among fans in the aftermath...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 9 days ago 5,878 reads 3 comments

  14. Villarreal Sign Uruguayan Starlet

    Talented 18-year-old forward Franco Acosta has been snapped up on a five and a half year deal by Villarreal, the club has announced on Monday.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 9 days ago 173 reads 0 comments

  15. Martin Odegaard Transfer Rumours: Latest News on Potential Move to Real Madrid

    Martin Odegaard has finally made his decision on which major European club to join. Real Madrid wins the race to sign the exciting Norwegian midfielder, beating the likes of Liverpool , Ajax and Bayern Munich to the 16-year-old's signature...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 9 days ago 25,735 reads 121 comments

  16. Despite Winning, Real Madrid Feeling the Absence of Midfielder Luka Modric

    When Carlo Ancelotti sat down for his news conference after Real Madrid 's comfortable but somewhat uninspiring victory over Getafe on Sunday, those in the room posing questions ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 9 days ago 8,606 reads 23 comments

  17. James, Bale, Benzema and Suarez Star in New 'There Will Be Haters' Adidas Ad

    Adidas is playing up the reputations of some of its biggest stars to help launch its new boots. Real Madrid trio James Rodriguez, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale team up ...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 9 days ago 19,844 reads 17 comments

  18. Cheryshev: I'm Happy at Villarreal

    Having reached the halfway point of the season in a very healthy position, Villarreal midfielder Denis Cheryshev has insisted that the atmosphere around the club is one they want “much more of” as they move into the second half...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 9 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  19. Ivan Rakitic, Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique Swing into Form for Barcelona

    Barcelona are playing well right now, and that doesn 't just mean that Lionel Messi is. The Argentine has been in fifth gear lately, but the players around him have also raised ...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 9 days ago 12,342 reads 31 comments

  20. Why Mandzukic and Torres' Partnership Is Biggest Issue Facing Atletico Madrid

    Atletico Madrid 's 2-0 win over Granada saw Mario Mandzukic and Fernando Torres paired together for the first time. Torres had previously started both legs of the Madrid derby Copa del Rey encounters, but had yet to feature in the league...

    Paul Wilkes Written by Paul Wilkes about 9 days ago 9,937 reads 9 comments

  21. Abel Resino Named New Granada Coach

    Former Atletico Madrid coach Abel Resino has returned to Granada for a second spell as coach, the Primera Division club announced on Monday. Resino had been out of a job since partying company with Celta Vigo in the summer of 2013...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Callum Mackenzie about 9 days ago 54 reads 0 comments

  22. China's Wang to Take Stake in Atletico

    Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin has agreed to buy a 20 percent stake in La Liga champions Atletico Madrid , Spanish media reported on Monday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Callum Mackenzie about 9 days ago 232 reads 0 comments

  23. Real Madrid Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of January 19

    Real Madrid 's victory away to Getafe on Sunday assured them of ending the first half of the season atop La Liga...

    Nick Dorrington Written by Nick Dorrington about 9 days ago 13,429 reads 12 comments

  24. Luis Enrique: 'Improvement Comes from an Ability to Create Danger'

    Barcelona's manager, Luis Enrique, was clearly pleased with his team's victory against Deportivo. "The improvement comes from the ability we have to create danger to our opponents ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Callum Mackenzie about 9 days ago 693 reads 0 comments

  25. Douglas Injury: Updates on Barcelona Defender's Status and Return

    FC Barcelona will have to make do without right-back Douglas for the foreseeable future, as the Catalans announced on Monday that the Brazilian defender will be sidelined for three to four weeks due to an injury...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 9 days ago 4,411 reads 24 comments