1. Why Real Madrid Are Better off Selling Isco Than James Rodriguez This Summer

    With the transfer window set to close this week, many major clubs in Europe are looking to seal one last piece of business to set themselves up for the 2016/17 season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 day ago 7,124 reads 27 comments

  2. Where Could Marco Asensio Rank Among Real Madrid's U21 Signings of Last Decade?

    Think of Real Madrid and transfers, and the usual associations would be with the highest-value, biggest-name players who had been brought to the club in the primes of their respective ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 5,022 reads 12 comments

  3. Real Madrid's LaLiga Success Depends on Zidane Overcoming 'Small-Game' Mentality

    A second win at the start of the new Primera Division season for Real Madrid has almost flown under the radar, after Zinedine Zidane's team beat Celta Vigo 2-1 on Saturday in a low-key match in which Los Blancos were not at their best...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 9,557 reads 6 comments

  4. How Does Zinedine Zidane Compare to Real Madrid's Successful Managers?

    Zinedine Zidane 's exceptional start to life as Real Madrid manager has the fans hoping for another sustained period of success under an idol, with the French boss already ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 6 days ago 4,541 reads 10 comments

  5. Gareth Bale's New Contract Shows His Turnaround at Real Madrid Is Complete

    Real Madrid 's start to the 2016/17 season has been near-perfect: a win in the UEFA Super Cup, an opening-day victory in LaLiga at Real Sociedad with a clean sheet and now news that several players are about to be tied down to new contracts...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 days ago 5,820 reads 12 comments

  6. Sergio Ramos' Form a Big Worry Even as Real Madrid's Defence Improves

    Real Madrid got their 2016/17 La Liga season up and running on Sunday night, and it took them less than 100 seconds to show they mean business when Gareth Bale scored the early opener in an eventual 3-0 win over Real Sociedad ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 10 days ago 13,464 reads 35 comments

  7. Ultimate Guide to Real Madrid's 2016/17 Season

    Real Madrid are already up and running in competitive action, but the real kick-off date for them is Sunday when the 2016/17 La Liga season gets underway...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 12 days ago 4,374 reads 16 comments

  8. Predicting the Stars, Breakouts and Disappointments for Real Madrid in 2016/17

    The new La Liga season gets under way at the weekend. Real Madrid will be hoping for a positive start, on an individual level from their players as well as in a team sense, as Zinedine Zidane shapes his side in his first full campaign in charge...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 13 days ago 8,684 reads 17 comments

  9. Examining the Real Madrid Positional Battles Ahead of 2016/17 Season

    La Liga opens the 2016/17 season at the weekend, and as ever, Real Madrid 's squad is packed with talent who will battle to play a big part in Zinedine Zidane's plans...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 14 days ago 9,618 reads 34 comments

  10. Barcelona vs. Sevilla: Live Score, Highlights from Spanish Supercopa Second Leg

    Camp Nou, Supercopa second leg Barcelona 3-0 Sevilla (agg 5-0) (FT) Arda Turan 7' 46', Lionel Messi 56'. —Vicente Iborra missed pen 32'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 14 days ago 7,662 reads 5 comments

  11. Everything Is in Place for Gareth Bale to Have Monster Season at Real Madrid

    Real Madrid have every reason to be heading into the 2016/17 La Liga season with optimism, even without having significantly upgraded their playing squad during the summer transfer window...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 16 days ago 10,833 reads 57 comments

  12. Chelsea vs. West Ham: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Stamford Bridge, Premier League Chelsea 2-1 West Ham United (FT) Eden Hazard pen 46', James Collins 76', Diego Costa 89'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 16 days ago 11,688 reads 21 comments

  13. Arsenal vs. Liverpool: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Premier League: The Emirates Arsenal 3-4 Liverpool (FT) Goals: Theo Walcott 31', Philippe Coutinho 45' 55', Adam Lallana 50', Sadio Mane 63', Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 65', Calum Chambers 75'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 18 days ago 16,854 reads 66 comments

  14. Bournemouth vs. Manchester United: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Vitality Stadium, Premier League Bournemouth 1-3 Manchester United (FT) Juan Mata 41', Wayne Rooney 59', Zlatan Ibrahimovic 63', Adam Smith 68'. Lineups: BOU—Boruc; Francis, S...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 18 days ago 20,658 reads 31 comments

  15. Scouting Real Madrid Transfer Target Andrea Favilli

    Real Madrid have been the slow burners of the transfer market this summer, an unusual position for a club of such size and financial power over the years, but as reigning UEFA Champions ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 19 days ago 6,658 reads 5 comments

  16. Real Madrid Still Need to Sign 1 Defender, and Jonathan Tah Ticks the Most Boxes

    Real Madrid started the 2016/17 season by winning the UEFA Super Cup in Norway on Tuesday, beating Sevilla 3-2 after extra time to follow up lifting the UEFA Champions League title at the end of last season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 20 days ago 14,653 reads 36 comments

  17. Marco Asensio Showing How He Can Play a Big Part in Real Madrid's 2016-17 Season

    Real Madrid began their 2016-17 season the way they finished 2015-16: by winning a major European trophy, beating a Spanish rival in the final and just about taking victory from a game they were perhaps not always dominant in...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 22 days ago 6,071 reads 26 comments

  18. Real Madrid vs. Sevilla: Live Score, Highlights from UEFA Super Cup

    UEFA Super Cup final, Lerkendal Stadion, Trondheim Real Madrid 3-2 Sevilla (AET) Marco Asensio 20', Franco Vazquez 40', Yevhen Konoplyanka pen 71', Sergio Ramos 90', Dani Carvajal 119'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 23 days ago 11,758 reads 278 comments

  19. James Rodriguez Must Take His Chance in the Super Cup Final for Real Madrid

    Real Madrid 's 2016-17 season is set to get underway with a chance at silverware right off the bat. The UEFA Super Cup final will pit Real, the winners of last season's Champions League, against Sevilla, the Europa League champions, on Tuesday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 24 days ago 8,439 reads 37 comments

  20. Attack Is Real Madrid's Biggest Area of Concern Ahead of 2016/17 Liga Season

    Real Madrid are ready to head into their 2016-17 season by opening competitive action with the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla , before they attempt to take on the dual challenge ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 26 days ago 11,025 reads 23 comments

  21. Sergio Ramos Is a Winner Who Remains a Vital Cog in the Real Madrid Engine

    Continual change and improvement is partly expected at a club like Real Madrid , an organisation that demands instant success and is unflinching with making change, both on a management and a playing staff level, when results aren't forthcoming...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 27 days ago 4,953 reads 9 comments

  22. Zinedine Zidane Cannot Rely on Recently Returned Players for Super Cup Success

    Real Madrid rounded off their participation in the International Champions Cup with a 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich on Wednesday night, giving manager Zinedine Zidane the first ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 28 days ago 3,212 reads 10 comments

  23. Jese Rodriguez Should Look for a Permanent Transfer Away from Real Madrid

    Real Madrid are in the midst of their pre-season schedule as they prepare for the 2016-17 campaign, starting off with a UEFA Super Cup fixture against Sevilla on August 9...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 7,268 reads 13 comments

  24. Casemiro Proving Critical for Zinedine Zidane's Altered Real Madrid Tactics

    Real Madrid just about held onto victory over Chelsea in their second International Champions Cup match of the summer on Saturday night, winning 3-2 thanks to goals from Marcelo (two) and Mariano Diaz in a dominant first half...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 15,023 reads 14 comments

  25. Ranking the Top 6 Teenagers to Have Played for Real Madrid Since 2000

    Real Madrid are well known for bringing in their Galactico signings, expensive names at the top of their game, but the club also has a history of exciting young players getting ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 11,116 reads 16 comments