July 17, 2019

Real Madrid sack Jorge Valdano

Real Madrid football club Director General Jorge Valdano has been sacked after a board meeting at the Bernabeu stadium today. "We have decided to end the contractual relationship with Jorge Valdano," said Real president Florentino Perez. Valdano's removal is part of a Real reorganisation that … [Read more...]

Barcelona win through to Champions League final

Barcelona have won their ChampionsLeague semi-final against Real Madrid, with a 1-1 draw (3-1 aggregate) in the second leg at the Camp Nou. With a 2-0 lead on the first leg, Barcelona were always in the box seat. A solid defensive effort was all it was going to take to earn a place in the Wembley … [Read more...]

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho gets UEFA ban

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has been fined by Uefa and banned for two Champions League matches, the second of which is suspended for three years. Real players Xabi Alonso and Sergio Ramos were all found guilty of improper conduct and fined 20,000 euros each. The charges relate to Alonso and … [Read more...]

Real Madrid risk elimination from Copa del Rey

Real Madrid have been held to a scoreless draw by third tier Murcia in a fourth round Copa del Rey tie. The Spanish giants who are front runners in La Liga were expected to defeat Murcia with ease. After two humiliating Copa del Rey exits in the last two seasons Real coach Jose Mourinho put … [Read more...]

Lionel Messi injured in Barcelona win over Atletico Madrid

Lionel Messi has suffered suspected ankle ligament damage in Barcelona's 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid in the Spanish La Liga. The Argentina star was stretchered off in the ironically named 'injury time' following a hard tackle from Atletico defender Tomas Ujfalusi. Messi had opened the … [Read more...]

Champions League draw tough for Tottenham but spare a thought for Auxerre

Champions League newcomers Tottenham Hotspur will face-off against current champions Inter Milan in the group stages of the competition. Fresh from getting a fright from Swiss team Young Boys in qualifying Harry Redknapp's team is going to have to find its best football to overcome the European … [Read more...]

Wake up everyone Milner has signed for Manchester City

Manchester City's obsession with buying football players is showing no sign of letting up. Englnd International midfielder James Milner is the latest victim getting snapped up for US$37m from Aston Villa. This was one of the longest running signing saga's of the Summer. Thankfully it has now … [Read more...]

Mourinho preparing to return Real Madrid to the top

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho expects his team to return to the top of Spanish and European football. To achieve this they will need to get past a powerful Barcelona side that has dominated in recent seasons. Mourinho in typical fashion has no fear of the task that faces him in turning … [Read more...]