1. Why Gareth Bale Could Follow Angel Di Maria into Central Role for Real Madrid

    When Real Madrid allowed Mesut Ozil to leave for Arsenal last summer, technically replacing him with Tottenham's Gareth Bale , there were question marks posed over their lack of creativity through the middle...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 12,504 reads 37 comments

  2. Real Madrid: Full Report Card for Every Position

    And now we can focus on the football. For those who despair of the transfer window and the rumours, hyperbole and lies that come with it, September signals the actual start of the football season...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 7,332 reads 24 comments

  3. 5 Best La Liga Signings from 2014 Summer Transfer Window

    The transfer window has elapsed and clubs in Spain will now have to wait until January to add new players to their squads—although in Barcelona’s case, due to FIFA ’s transfer ban, they will now have to wait until January of 2016...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 13,085 reads 11 comments

  4. Grading Real Madrid's Transfer Window Signings

    Real Madrid lightly indulged themselves on deadline day with the signing of Mexican forward Javier Hernandez on loan from Premier League side Manchester United . Prior to the final day of the sales, however, they'd heavily indulged themselves...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 9,975 reads 27 comments

  5. 5 Real Madrid Players with a Point to Prove in the 2014/15 Season

    We're just two games in, and Real Madrid are already playing catch-up this season. Beaten 4-2 by Real Sociedad on Sunday night, despite leading 2-0, they are three points off Barcelona and one behind Atletico Madrid ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 13,172 reads 29 comments

  6. 5 Transfer Deadline Day Possibilities for Real Madrid

    It is all quiet on the incoming transfer front at Real Madrid after they confirmed Xabi Alonso's move to Bayern Munich, per their official website ...

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  7. Breaking Down Real Madrid's Champions League Group Stage Opponents

    It doesn't stop at 10. Real Madrid scored three goals in extra time against Atletico Madrid last season to get their hands on their 10th European cup...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 15,024 reads 35 comments

  8. From Zidane to Ronaldo to Bale to James: Ranking Real Madrid's Galacticos

    You can trace the origins of the term "Galacticos" back to the 1950s, when Real Madrid signed Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskas, Raymond Kopa, Jose Santamaria and Francisco Gento in succession...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 17,938 reads 29 comments

  9. Why Alvaro Arbeloa Is Under Most Pressure After Real Madrid Win over Cordoba

    One of the more surprising inclusions in Carlo Ancelotti 's side for Real Madrid 's 2-0 win in their La Liga opener against Cordoba was Alvaro Arbeloa at right-back...

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  10. 5 La Liga Teams That Will Underachieve This Season

    Malaga and Athletic Club get La Liga back underway on Saturday night, with Barcelona back in action on Sunday and Real and Atletico Madrid kicking off on Monday evening. If the title race is even half as exciting as last season, it will be a good one..

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 6,304 reads 11 comments

  11. Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid: Factors That Will Shape Super Cup 2nd Leg

    Raul Garcia's late goal at the Bernabeu on Tuesday night was typical Atletico Madrid . Trailing to James Rodriguez's strike, Diego Simeone's men huffed and puffed, not giving up until the end and eventually getting their reward from a corner...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 11,493 reads 8 comments

  12. Luis Suarez's Ban Is Munir El Haddadi's Chance to Shine at Barcelona

    Luis Suarez was allowed to taste a small part of what lies in store for him on Monday night, coming on for a 15-minute appearance in a Barcelona shirt in the 6-0 win against Club Leon in the Joan Gamper Trophy match...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 14,809 reads 12 comments

  13. Real Madrid: Full Report Card for Every Position Entering La Liga Season

    In six days' time, Real Madrid will kick off their bid to win La Liga against Albert Ferrer's Cordoba side at the Bernabeu . Before then though, they meet city rivals Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Supercopa ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 9,354 reads 25 comments

  14. Real Madrid vs. Fiorentina: How Real Should Line Up in Warsaw Friendly

    Real Madrid may have played their first competitive game of the season against Sevilla in the European Super Cup on Tuesday, winning 2-0, but before they switch their attention ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 24,798 reads 27 comments

  15. Why Sergio Ramos Will Rebound from World Cup Woe and Lead Real Madrid to Glory

    Spain's summer didn't quite pan out as the world expected. It certainly didn't work out as Sergio Ramos might have been expecting...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 2,792 reads 11 comments

  16. Real Madrid vs. Sevilla: Winners and Losers from European Super Cup

    One down, five to go. On Monday evening, at a press conference for the European Super Cup between Real Madrid and Sevilla , Gareth Bale explained that Los Blancos want to win all six trophies they are competing for this season...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 3 months ago 11,650 reads 77 comments

  17. Real Madrid Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of August 11

    With three new signings in the bag, Real Madrid are not in a rush to tie up any more deals, though they may still add one new face to the squad...

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  18. What Is the Minimum Requirement for James Rodriguez at Real Madrid This Season?

    Knowing how to judge James Rodriguez 's first season in Spain will be difficult. On the one hand, there's his pretty big price tag...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 19,305 reads 27 comments

  19. Winners and Losers from Real Madrid's International Champions Cup Campaign

    Manchester United lifted their first piece of silverware of the Louis van Gaal era with a 3-1 win against Liverpool in the International Champions Cup final on Monday evening. Along the way, they beat Real Madrid by the same scoreline...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 4,786 reads 8 comments

  20. Real Madrid Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of August 4

    With three new faces signed and the remaining World Cup participants due back in training this week, Real Madrid 's squad is starting to look set for the new campaign...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 27,059 reads 16 comments

  21. How Real Madrid Will Line Up V Manchester United in International Champions Cup

    Real Madrid 's American pre-season continues with a match in Detroit against Manchester United on Saturday, with Carlo Ancelotti suggesting Cristiano Ronaldo could play against ...

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  22. Can Real Madrid Accommodate James, Ronaldo, Bale, Di Maria, Kroos in Same Team?

    Real Madrid 's annual muscle flexing raises more questions than it gives answers this summer. In have come James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos , while nobody of note has really departed ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 13,950 reads 85 comments

  23. Roma V Real Madrid: What We Learned from International Champions Cup

    Perhaps some of the most ridiculous hyperbole in football—and there is often a lot within the game—can come off the back of a side losing a pre-season friendly...

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  24. Real Madrid Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 28

    Pre-season friendlies are now well underway, and clubs are rushing around trying to get their squads completed as soon as possible. Real Madrid have already done some early business...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 24,683 reads 22 comments

  25. Real Madrid vs. Inter Milan: How Los Blancos Will Line Up in Champions Cup

    Real Madrid 's season begins in earnest on Saturday with a friendly against Italian giants Inter Milan ...

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