1. Why Left Wing Is the Role Real Madrid Must Use Cristiano Ronaldo in Next Season

    Real Madrid are set for a busy summer of transfer activity if the early rumours are anything to judge by, but one move that definitely seems off this year is Cristiano Ronaldo's exit from the Santiago Bernabeu...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 15,041 reads 20 comments

  2. Creating Zinedine Zidane's 2016 Summer Blueprint for Real Madrid

    Zinedine Zidane 's first game as a manager in the 2015-16 season was against Ebro, a tiny side from Zaragoza who have never played above the third tier of Spanish football and have a home stadium capacity of around 1,000...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 25,720 reads 97 comments

  3. Atletico Madrid Must Give Diego Simeone the Strong Squad He Craves

    Post-match quotes from managers can swing both ways: an insight into frustration and disappointment, or largely saying nothing at all as they guard against talking in the heat of the moment...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 3,024 reads 11 comments

  4. Why a Transfer to Valencia Is Positive for Alen Halilovic and Barcelona

    The 2015-16 season has barely ended for Spanish sides, but Barcelona are already making the first moves to defend the Liga title they won on the final day by preparing their squad for next term...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 8,553 reads 22 comments

  5. Why James Rodriguez Was Real Madrid's Most Surprising Player in 2015/16 Season

    Real Madrid finished the 2015-16 campaign in the best possible manner, winning the UEFA Champions League to claim an 11th European Cup in their history and cap a fantastic half-season in charge for new boss Zinedine Zidane ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 5,968 reads 4 comments

  6. Breaking Down the Role Fernando Torres Will Play for Atletico Madrid in 2016/17

    Fernando Torres ended the season as one of La Liga's most in-form players, rattling in the goals and generally looking somewhere back to his former effective self for Atletico ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 4,504 reads 17 comments

  7. What Denis Suarez Brings to Barcelona and Why They Should Keep Him, Not Sell on

    Like several of Europe's biggest clubs, Barcelona are looking to start their summer work early in the transfer market, no doubt hoping to seal a few incoming deals for next season before the UEFA Euro 2016 or the Copa America get underway...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 22,666 reads 37 comments

  8. 7 Players Atletico Madrid Should Clear Out in 2016 Summer Transfer Window

    The post-season inquisition has begun at Atletico Madrid after they ended the season empty-handed, losing in the final of the UEFA Champions League to Real Madrid on Saturday and the Liga title race to Barcelona...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 11,318 reads 28 comments

  9. 5 Things for Real Madrid Fans to Look Forward to in 2016/17 Liga Season

    Real Madrid will head into the post-season in great spirits following their UEFA Champions League final win over Atletico Madrid , with celebrations and silverware lasting ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 8,968 reads 58 comments

  10. Gareth Bale Keeps Proving He's Real Madrid's Man for the Biggest Occasions

    Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League on Saturday thanks to a penalty shootout victory over Atletico Madrid , 5-3, after a 1-1 draw in 90 minutes and extra time...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 35,799 reads 68 comments

  11. Real Madrid vs. Atletico: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League Final

    UEFA Champions League Final, Giuseppe Meazza Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid (FT, AET) Real win 5-3 on penalties Sergio Ramos 15', Yannick Carrasco 79' Griezmann ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 90,892 reads 809 comments

  12. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Zlatan, Willian, Saul, Mane

    With summer tournaments fast approaching, including UEFA Euro 2016 and the Copa America Centenario, several clubs have made an early start on their transfer activity, with Liverpool, Bayern Munich and others already confirming done deals...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 36,120 reads 42 comments

  13. Scouting Bayern Munich Transfer Target Mattia De Sciglio

    Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have already been active in getting their summer business underway, with deals completed for central defender Mats Hummels and midfielder ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 3,737 reads 15 comments

  14. Breaking Down Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid Master Plan That Will Topple Real

    Atletico Madrid head into the biggest and final game of the season on Saturday, ready to face Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League final in Milan...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 5,861 reads 22 comments

  15. 5 Things Learned from Barcelona's 2015/16 Season

    Barcelona brought the curtain down on another successful campaign on Sunday by beating Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final, securing a fourth trophy for 2015-16 and ensuring they remained the undisputed best team in Spain in domestic competition...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 12,025 reads 34 comments

  16. What the Signing of Nicolas Gaitan Means for Atletico Madrid Next Season

    Atletico Madrid look to have already nailed down their first big signing of the summer, with Marca reporting over the weekend that the Liga club had agreed a €25 million fee with Benfica to sign Nicolas Gaitan ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 8,391 reads 8 comments

  17. Power Ranking Every Barcelona Player from 2015/16 Liga Season

    Barcelona ended 2015-16 by retaining both La Liga and the Copa del Rey, continuing their domestic dominance under Luis Enrique...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 9,179 reads 33 comments

  18. Why Carrasco Should Miss out on Atletico Madrid Champions League Final Place

    Atletico Madrid are preparing for their UEFA Champions League final against city rivals Real Madrid , hoping to end the season on a major positive having just fallen short in the race for La Liga's title...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 4,719 reads 15 comments

  19. Grading Luis Enrique on Barcelona's 2015/16 Season

    Barcelona brought the curtain down on another trophy-laden season by winning the Copa del Rey against Sevilla on Sunday, taking the total pieces of silverware won this season under ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 10,952 reads 37 comments

  20. Why Atletico Madrid Should Hand a Chance to Borja Baston in 2016/17

    Atletico Madrid built their La Liga title challenge on the rock-solid foundation of the league's best defence, and they're unlikely to change their approach in the near future...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 1,765 reads 5 comments

  21. Gerard Pique's Return to Form in Copa del Rey Final Is Pivotal News for Spain

    Barcelona lifted the Copa del Rey on Sunday night after beating Sevilla 2-0 after extra time, with Jordi Alba and Neymar the scorers as both sides ended with 10 men...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 6,035 reads 44 comments

  22. Crystal Palace vs. Manchester United: Winners and Losers from FA Cup Final

    The 2016 FA Cup final was won by Manchester United on Saturday, beating Crystal Palace 2-1 after extra time...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 16,039 reads 53 comments

  23. Crystal Palace vs. Manchester United: Live Score, Highlights from FA Cup Final

    FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United (AET) Jason Puncheon 78', Juan Mata 80', Jesse Lingard 110'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 42,740 reads 350 comments

  24. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Gotze, Morata and Vardy

    Another week of transfer rumours has coincided with a number of official bids going in from some clubs, as certain teams look to get a jump on their summer plans before UEFA Euro 2016 interrupts their ability to do deals for players...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 27,724 reads 42 comments

  25. New Tiago and Saul Contracts Mean Atletico Madrid Can Build Instead of Rebuild

    We constantly reinvent ourselves, year after year, said Atletico Madrid captain Gabi at the start of the present campaign, per Marca ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 4,024 reads 34 comments