1. Profiling Real Madrid's Young Stars at the European Under-17 Championship

    While Real Madrid 's senior stars continue full throttle in their search for success, with titles in La Liga and the UEFA Champions League both on the cards this month, the youth ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 8,684 reads 0 comments

  2. Profiling Barcelona Players Going to the FIFA U-20 World Cup

    Chasing a senior title in La Liga they may be, but Barcelona's quest to be the best team both domestically and on the global scale means the search for future greats is never-ending...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 7,931 reads 0 comments

  3. Ranking Real Madrid's Greatest over-30 Signings of the Last 20 Years

    Real Madrid aren't shy about making a big splash in the transfer market, but one aspect of the business dealings that has been noticeable over the past couple of decades is the propensity ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 11,119 reads 0 comments

  4. Just How Much Have Barcelona Missed Dani Alves After His Move to Juventus?

    A natural part of any team's life cycle is to replenish the squad, with even the greatest sides needing injections of new faces and more youthful legs...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 9,814 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking Barcelona's Greatest over-30 Signings of the Last 20 Years

    Barcelona might be famed for bringing through players from their youth academy over the past decade or two, but they also have a huge presence in the transfer market and are capable of signing the world's best players for enormous fees...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 7,302 reads 0 comments

  6. What Real Madrid Fans Really Think of Barcelona Star Lionel Messi

    Barcelona and Real Madrid are well-known for being huge rivals, both in Spanish domestic football and on the European stage for the biggest trophies, and that rivalry between the sides has often spilled over to the terraces in unsavoury fashion...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 52,301 reads 0 comments

  7. What Barcelona Fans Really Think of Real Madrid Star Cristiano Ronaldo

    The most compelling tales of our age have long been centred around two opposing forces: good vs. evil, light vs. dark, magic vs. science, red vs. blue. Another good example of an ongoing storyline is Cristiano Ronaldo vs...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 34,804 reads 0 comments

  8. Chronology of Cristiano Ronaldo Told Through His Goal Celebrations

    Around world football, several regular goalscorers opt for a trademark celebration of their own. A few might even plan or rehearse them with a team-mate, while in certain memorable ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 31,199 reads 0 comments

  9. Ronaldo vs. Griezmann: Which Madrid Superstar Is More Effective?

    As Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid prepare to go head-to-head in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, both sides will be hoping their world-class forwards will be on form and ready to fire them into the final...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 8,053 reads 0 comments

  10. Barcelona's Biggest Transfer Steals of the Past 10 Years

    Barcelona have seen a shift over the last decade from producing consistent, exceptional young talent from their academy to signing big-money, exceptional talent—both established and up-and-coming—from elsewhere in the transfer market...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 26,918 reads 0 comments

  11. Barcelona's Current XI vs. Active Past Players XI

    A big feature of Barcelona's transfer business in recent seasons has been to sign back players they let depart earlier on in their careers...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 22,398 reads 0 comments

  12. Real Madrid's Current XI vs. Active Past Players XI

    Real Madrid aren't shy about improving their team in the transfer market, but as is naturally the case, when new faces arrive, those already in place have to make way...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 15,313 reads 0 comments

  13. Ranking of Sergio Ramos' Most Costly Red Cards

    Few things in life are as certain as death, taxes and Sergio Ramos red cards. The Spain international once again received his marching orders at the weekend, an incredible 22nd dismissal of his Real Madrid career...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 9,623 reads 0 comments

  14. The Story Behind Lionel Messi's 5 Most Iconic Barcelona Celebrations

    When Lionel Messi struck to win El Clasico for Barcelona in the final minutes at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, he ensured several things were true at once...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 38,687 reads 0 comments

  15. The Stories Behind Lionel Messi's Top 5 Barcelona Goals

    Lionel Messi has 500 goals for Barcelona. Don't let the enormity of that pass by: One of the most historic clubs in the world, with a history littered with incredible players, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 39,730 reads 0 comments

  16. 5 Matches That Could Eventually Usurp El Clasico as World's Biggest Club Match

    Sunday sees the latest instalment of El Clasico, one of the world's most watched and anticipated sporting events, and it's a pivotal clash this time around...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 18,258 reads 0 comments

  17. Barcelona's 5 Greatest Modern El Clasico Moments

    Sunday brings El Clasico and perhaps the final chance for Barcelona to push the title race in La Liga to the brink; they're three points off the pace of Real Madrid and have played ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 5,574 reads 0 comments

  18. Real Madrid's 5 Greatest Modern El Clasico Moments

    Real Madrid host Barcelona on Sunday in what is likely to be a frantic and tense El Clasico , with Los Blancos top of the table in La Liga and needing only to keep Barca at bay to tighten their grip on the title...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 6,454 reads 0 comments

  19. 21st-Century Clasico: Best of Real Madrid vs. Best of Barcelona

    El Clasico: one of the world's most watched games, a rivalry like few others—and this year, with even more meaning than usual...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 23,423 reads 0 comments

  20. Is Cristiano Ronaldo the Best No. 9 in World Football?

    Cristiano Ronaldo 's second-half performance at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday was central to Real Madrid 's quarter-final first-leg win over Bayern Munich in more ways than one...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 43,744 reads 0 comments

  21. How Can Barcelona Replace Neymar and Still Win El Clasico?

    Barcelona have suffered one or two setbacks over the last week or so, losing to Malaga in La Liga and to Juventus in the UEFA Champions League, but perhaps the biggest obstacle they ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 16,787 reads 0 comments

  22. Real Madrid's Best Matchday Squad of Last 20 Years Based on Shirt Numbers

    Some clubs have famous numbers associated with them because of the calibre of player who has worn that jersey down the years; at Real Madrid , for example, the No...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 12,056 reads 0 comments

  23. Barcelona's Shadow XI vs. Real Madrid's Shadow XI: Who Would Win?

    Both Barcelona and Real Madrid are famed for their current stars, the players who make the side no matter what the occasion, how their form has been or who else is playing well...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 19,310 reads 0 comments

  24. Barcelona's Most Over-Hyped Players of Last 10 Years

    Barcelona are one of those rare sides in world football that automatically lends its name by association to suggest that players, all players, tied to the club are as exceptional as the history of the shirt...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 27,753 reads 0 comments

  25. Real Madrid's Most Over-Hyped Players of the Last 10 Years

    Real Madrid , being the club they are and fighting for the titles they do, generally believe they have the best players available—and often they are right...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 28,501 reads 0 comments