1. Ruben De La Red Officially Retires From Football, Age 25

    One of my and fellow Managing Madrid partner Gabe Lezra's favorite players, Real Madrid youth product Ruben de la Red, has prematurely retired from football this week at the tender age of 25...

    Josh Zeitlin Written by Josh Zeitlin about almost 4 years ago 1,311 reads 12 comments

  2. Higuaín Scores Real Madrid's 700th European Cup Goal to Seal Place in History

    When Gonzalo Higuaín collected a superb through pass from Angel di María and slotted the ball into the net against AC Milan last night, he scored Real Madrid's 700th goal in the European Cup...

    Josh Zeitlin Written by Josh Zeitlin about almost 4 years ago 641 reads 17 comments

  3. Jose Mourinho At Real Madrid: Can Special One's Tactics Win Over The Fans?

    Real Madrid's fans are often said to be the most demanding in the world. It is not enough to win; one must also win well. Fabio Capello learned this harsh lesson not once but twice as he was sacked after winning the league title...

    Josh Zeitlin Written by Josh Zeitlin about almost 4 years ago 1,854 reads 24 comments

  4. Mallorca 0-0 Real Madrid: Mourinho's First Match Postmortem and Analysis

    Madrid fans may be stereotypically fickle and quick to get out the pañuelos, but we at Managing Madrid don’t think that there’s any cause for alarm...

    Josh Zeitlin Written by Josh Zeitlin about almost 4 years ago 1,122 reads 9 comments

  5. Real Madrid's Tactical Analysis: Structuring Club's Defense Under Jose Mourinho

    Even after the departures of Rafael Van der Vaart and Royston Drenthe toward the end of the transfer window, Real Madrid are faced with an embarrassment of riches in nearly every position...

    Josh Zeitlin Written by Josh Zeitlin about almost 4 years ago 348 reads 14 comments

  6. Pellegrini vs. Mourinho: A New Coaching Paradigm at Real Madrid?

    Let's be realistic here: Manuel Pellegrini, despite repeated pronouncements to the contrary from Jorge Valdano, the locker room and nearly everyone else, is probably not going to last beyond May at the Bernabeu...

    Josh Zeitlin Written by Josh Zeitlin about over 4 years ago 347 reads 14 comments

  7. Best of Spain: Explosive Kaká Stars As Lacklustre Madrid Rout Dortmund

    This is the second in a series of articles I have entitled "Best of Spain." This is a project to translate or reinterpret the outstanding articles in the Spanish press into English, for the pleasure of those non-hispanohablantes among us...

    Josh Zeitlin Written by Josh Zeitlin about 5 years ago 151 reads 4 comments

  8. Best Of Spain: American Tour Showcases Potential of New Madrid

    This is the first in what will hopefully be a series of articles I have entitled "Best of Spain." This is a project to translate or reinterpret the outstanding articles in the Spanish ...

    Josh Zeitlin Written by Josh Zeitlin about 5 years ago 168 reads 9 comments

  9. Do Real Madrid Need Maicon?

    Real Madrid have been consistently linked to Brazilian right-back Maicon this transfer season as they look to shore up their leaky back-line...

    Josh Zeitlin Written by Josh Zeitlin about 5 years ago 120 reads 6 comments

  10. Real Madrid Sign Karim Benzema For €35m

    Spanish giants Real Madrid have continued their rebuilding project with the conclusion of a €35m deal for 21-year-old striker Karim Benzema...

    Josh Zeitlin Written by Josh Zeitlin about 5 years ago 420 reads 6 comments