1. 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 4 months ago 18,060 reads 29 comments

  2. 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...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 3,469 reads 5 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 6,319 reads 11 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 11,512 reads 8 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 14,938 reads 12 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 9,381 reads 25 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 24,867 reads 27 comments

  8. 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 4 months ago 2,830 reads 11 comments

  9. 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 4 months ago 11,701 reads 77 comments

  10. 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...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 5,802 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 19,354 reads 27 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 4,812 reads 8 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 27,130 reads 16 comments

  14. 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 ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 29,374 reads 4 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 14,065 reads 85 comments

  16. 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...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 13,497 reads 7 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 24,716 reads 22 comments

  18. 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 ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 31,681 reads 15 comments

  19. Why Real Madrid Weren't Right to Chase Luis Suarez

    It would be an exaggeration to say Luis Suarez 's move to Barcelona came as a bolt from the blue, but for a large part of the last 12 months, it had seemed that Real Madrid would be his next stop after Liverpool if the Uruguayan moved to Spain...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 11,830 reads 31 comments

  20. Why Have Real Madrid Lost Faith in PSG Target Angel Di Maria?

    Gareth Bale 's arrival at the Bernabeu was supposed to be the domino that triggered the end of Angel Di Maria's Real Madrid career...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 28,264 reads 91 comments

  21. Real Madrid Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 21

    With Europe's top clubs back in training and the 2014-15 season creeping into view, clubs are rushing around trying to get their transfer business tied up as soon as possible...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 9,159 reads 8 comments

  22. How Will Barcelona Line Up in Recreativo Huelva Friendly Match?

    The Luis Enrique era begins on Saturday evening deep in the south of Spain. Well, it kind of begins. Barcelona will take on Recreativo de Huelva , a team that plays in ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 27,771 reads 28 comments

  23. 5 Barcelona Youth Prospects Set for Stardom

    Barcelona may have been splashing the cash so far this summer, but that doesn't mean they don't still have players coming through La Masia...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 16,915 reads 40 comments

  24. Predicting Barcelona's Starting XI This Season

    It has been a summer of change at Barcelona so far, and they’re not done yet. Old faces have left, a series of new ones have arrived and there is outstanding business still to be done...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 38,248 reads 57 comments

  25. How Barcelona Will Use Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi Together

    With the signing of Luis Suarez from Liverpool , Barcelona have, potentially, one of the most explosive forward lines in the history of football. Regardless of whether he should be placed in the same tier as Diego Maradona , Pele and Co...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 49,639 reads 103 comments