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Real Madrid – Mesut Ozil Covers For a Misfiring Cristiano Ronaldo

Posted on 21 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

A win in a match like this is measured by other things than what it does for a team in a title race, which is non-existent anymore. Real Madrid are about building morale, creating consistency among certain players, with Mesut Ozil and Cristiano Ronaldo not getting a rest despite more important matches left to play, while keeping healthy those in need of more rest didn’t’ work out perfectly. More

Real Madrid – The Conspiracy Against Iker Casillas

Posted on 19 Oct, 2012, by in Soccer

According to Raul Albiol, there’s some grand campaign and conspiracy by the Spanish media to prevent Iker Casillas from winning the Ballon d’Or, despite everything he’s done and won this year with the club and the national team. More

Transfer Rumors 2012 – Manchester United Moving Chicharito to Real Madrid

Posted on 5 Oct, 2012, by in Soccer

Manchester Untied have been following quite a few Real Madrid players over the last year, hoping that their situation with the Spanish champions allows them to swoop in and purchase them for a relatively bargain price. Now, the idea of using hardly-used Mexican striker Javier Hernandez in some sort of exchange deal is brewing at Old Trafford. More

Jose Mourinho Late Substitution Cost Real Madrid the Win?

Posted on 22 Feb, 2012, by in Soccer

Real Madrid were on their way to get a precious 1-0 away win over CSKA Moscow, but suffered a 93rd minute equalizer from the legs of Pontus Wernbloom. Jose Mourinho probably played this one too cautiously, making a defensive substitution in the closing minutes that might have cost him the victory. More

Jose Mourinho Wrongly Complains After Clasico Draw

Posted on 17 Apr, 2011, by in Soccer

Jose Mourinho didn’t talk before the match with Barcelona. He let his assistant, former Real Madrid player, Aitor Karanka, do the talking. Mourinho couldn’t contain himself after the match. More