1. Ranking Real Madrid's 15 Biggest Signings in Last 8 Years by Liga Contributions

    Real Madrid are renowned for buying the biggest and best names in the football world whenever possible, and over the past eight seasons, they have completed 15 signings for £20 million or more...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 17,821 reads 0 comments

  2. 9 Summer Transfers to Give Zinedine Zidane a More Balanced Real Madrid Squad

    Little more than a year into Zinedine Zidane's top-flight managerial career, it's fair to say the Frenchman has done pretty well...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 26,541 reads 0 comments

  3. Creating a Combined Barcelona and Atletico Madrid XI

    Real Madrid might be leading the table in La Liga this season, but for the last four years, they haven't had a sniff of the title—instead, it has gone to each of their two biggest rivals, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 8,828 reads 0 comments

  4. Barcelona XI by Minutes Played During Dominant Last 8 Seasons in La Liga

    In the 2008/09 season, Barcelona ended back-to-back La Liga championships for Real Madrid and won the title themselves—sparking a period of domestic dominance that has lasted ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 4,887 reads 0 comments

  5. 6 Players Who Should Replace Pepe in Real Madrid's Defence

    Real Madrid 's transfer ban means no incoming deals are likely to be announced anytime soon, with the club waiting until the summer to restructure the squad—and even those plans ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 14,498 reads 0 comments

  6. 3 Players Each to Replace Messi, Suarez, Neymar If They Ever Leave Barcelona

    All eras come to an end. The nature of football is that even for the greats and the loyal, time or tolerance wears away effectiveness, and a player's stay at a club—however long or loved—will come to its final game...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 35,650 reads 0 comments

  7. Forming a La Liga XI Who Real Madrid Could Target in Summer Transfer Market

    There will be no January transfers for Real Madrid this year due to a FIFA ban, but in the summer it will be open season once more for a club who will hope to have added at least one more trophy to their collection by then...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 7,286 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking Luis Enrique's Options to Cover for Barcelona's Injured Sergio Busquets

    Barcelona picked up what was eventually a comfortable, if important, 4-0 win over Eibar on Sunday night to solidify their third-place standing in La Liga and also close the gap at the top back to two points to Real Madrid ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 7,507 reads 0 comments

  9. 4 Stars Real Madrid Should Pick from as Their Next Galactico Signing

    Real Madrid have moved away from the Galactico era of yesteryear in recent seasons, signing only Alvaro Morata this season and spreading their investment across the squad previously—but they are still always linked with huge names for huge sums...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 27,397 reads 29 comments

  10. 5 Surprising Stats About Barcelona's 2016/17 Season

    Barcelona have had a somewhat mixed campaign so far; despite being just two points off the top spot in La Liga, losing only twice in league play and being comfortably through to the ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 8,378 reads 29 comments

  11. Alexander Isak and 10 Other Teens Around Europe Real Madrid Should Be Looking at

    A transfer ban is a minor detail when it comes to future planning for a football team; just as Barcelona secured deals for players to register them once their ban ended a year ago, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 11,775 reads 28 comments

  12. 8 Defenders Barcelona Could Target After Missing Out on Srna and Upamecano

    Barcelona have been rumoured to be in the market for a defender this January, partly to shore up the squad in the short term and, in some cases, partly to invest in their future...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 months ago 8,930 reads 15 comments

  13. 4 Reasons Why Real Madrid's Unbeaten-Run Achievement Is Better Than Barcelona's

    Real Madrid 's latest epic comeback saw them overhaul a 3-1 deficit to draw 3-3 at Sevilla on Thursday night in the Copa del Rey, winning 6-3 on aggregate and moving into the quarter-finals as a result...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 22,992 reads 80 comments

  14. Sevilla vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from Copa del Rey

    Sanchez Pizjuan, Copa del Rey last 16 second leg Sevilla 3-3 Real Madrid (Agg 3-6) (FT) Danilo OG 9', Marco Asensio 48', Stevan Jovetic 53', Vicente Iborra 76', Sergio Ramos pen 87', Karim Benzema 90'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 9,816 reads 112 comments

  15. Manchester United vs. Hull City: Live Score, Highlights from EFL Cup

    Old Trafford, EFL Cup semi-final first leg Manchester United 2-0 Hull City (FT) Juan Mata 55', Marouane Fellaini 87'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 6,693 reads 0 comments

  16. 5 Players to Replace Ivan Rakitic If He Leaves Barcelona During Transfer Window

    Barcelona's new year is already proving a testing one, with a tough opening couple of matches yet to yield a victory and rumours growing that boss Luis Enrique may depart at the end of the season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 27,782 reads 25 comments

  17. Ronaldo's FIFA Award Is Window Dressing, Lionel Messi Is the World's Best Player

    2016 was a special year for Cristiano Ronaldo . Big trophies in the Champions League and Euro 2016 came the way of he and his teams, and few would argue that his presence in both ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 27,175 reads 85 comments

  18. Villarreal vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    El Madrigal, La Liga Villarreal 1-1 Barcelona (FT) Nicola Sansone 50', Lionel Messi 89'. Sent-off: Jaume Costa (VIL) 90'. Lineups: VIL—Asenjo, Mario, Musacchio, Ruiz, Costa, Trigueros, Bruno, J...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 7,768 reads 185 comments

  19. Liverpool vs. Plymouth: Live Score, Highlights from FA Cup

    FA Cup third round, Anfield Liverpool 0-0 Plymouth Argyle (FT) Lineups: LFC— Karius, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Lucas, Moreno, Stewart, Can, Ejaria, Ojo, Woodburn, Origi...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 6,936 reads 5 comments

  20. West Ham vs. Manchester City: Live Score, Highlights from FA Cup

    London Stadium, FA Cup third round West Ham United 0-5 Manchester City (FT) Yaya Toure pen 32', Harvard Nordtveit own goal 41', David Silva 43', Sergio Aguero 50', John Stones 83'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 6,213 reads 21 comments

  21. Ranking Real Madrid's Transfer Window Targets

    For most clubs, the January transfer window offers an opportunity to make one or two alterations to their playing squad to provide a boost toward achieving their seasonal objectives—but for Real Madrid , that won't be the case this year...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 14,844 reads 24 comments

  22. 5 Real Madrid Players Who Deserve More 1st-Team Chances in 2017

    Real Madrid will be aiming to make 2017 just as memorable as the last calendar year, during which they won the Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup and embarked on their club-record unbeaten run...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 7,159 reads 35 comments

  23. Ranking the 6 Rising Stars of La Liga Who Would Be the Best Fits for Barcelona

    Barcelona are always active in the transfer market when it comes to searching for the game's best young talent, snapping up promising players to participate in the youth and B teams and also to bulk up the first-team squad...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 6,392 reads 9 comments

  24. Bournemouth vs. Arsenal: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Vitality Stadium, Premier League Bournemouth 3-3 Arsenal (FT) Charlie Daniels 16', Callum Wilson pen 20', Ryan Fraser 57', Alexis Sanchez 70', Lucas Perez 74', Olivier Giroud 90+1'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 7,531 reads 98 comments

  25. Ranking Barcelona's Transfer Window Targets

    The January transfer window brings an opportunity for clubs to assess exactly what they expect to achieve over the second half of the season and invest accordingly to find a player or two who might tilt the balance in their favour by May...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 months ago 24,980 reads 11 comments