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Archives: Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas heaps praise on Juventus legends ahead of Tuesday’s match

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Juventus v Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has heaped praise on Juventus legends Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final in Turin. Casillas said Buffon is “a reference for a generation” and believes Pirlo in a “marvel to watch”. Despite their … Continue reading

Iker Casillas brushes off criticism after earning milestone victory

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas stopped a late-game penalty and made several key saves during his side’s 3-2 victory over Sevilla on Saturday. With the win, Casillas equaled legendary shot stopper Andoni Zubizarreta’s record for La Liga victories. Despite continuing to show … Continue reading

Iker Casillas targeting Champions League glory; La Liga out of Real Madrid’s hands

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Real Madrid v Athletico Madrid - UEFA Champions League Final

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas is targeting Champions League glory since the La Liga title rests in the hands of Barcelona. The veteran player’s comments shouldn’t come as a surprise to fans. The Madrid captain is merely echoing earlier statements made by manager Carlo … Continue reading

Iker Casillas willing to remain at Real Madrid even if he’s not a starter

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas says he plans to fulfill his contract with the club even if he is not a starter in future seasons. Speaking after his side’s 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid, Casillas was asked about the continuous rumors … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti expects to stay with Real Madrid and doesn’t want another goalkeeper

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Carlo Ancelotti says he will remain in charge of Real Madrid next season and has never asked the club to sign another goalkeeper. Over the past few months, the futures of Ancelotti and Iker Casillas have been the subject of speculation with … Continue reading

Iker Casillas rules out leaving Real Madrid before June 2017

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Iker Casillas has ruled out leaving Real Madrid before his contract runs out in June 2017. The veteran goalkeeper’s declaration will end the transfer saga that has linked Manchester United’s David de Gea with a summer move to Madrid – for now. … Continue reading

Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas is the best goalkeeper in the world, says Gerard Pique

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes Iker Casillas is the standard at Real Madrid and has been the best goalkeeper in the world for many years. Pique is currently with the Spanish national team at Las Rozas as they prepare for their … Continue reading

Iker Casillas will start for Real Madrid in El Clasico

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Earlier this week, the performance of Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas performance against Schalke 04 came under tremendous scrutiny from fans and the media. The 33-year-old has started 24 of 26 La Liga games this season, while keeping 11 clean sheets. … Continue reading

Veteran Real Madrid players rallying around Carlo Ancelotti

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid’s veteran players are rallying around embattled manager Carlo Ancelotti. Ancelotti has come under heavy criticism from fans and the media in recent weeks. Madrid have battled adversity and poor form in recent months, after rattling off a 22-match … Continue reading

Iker Casillas battling a broken Real Madrid dressing room

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Tuesday night at the Santiago Bernabeu wasn’t a pretty scene. What has been building in the Spanish capital for weeks finally reached its boiling point when the final whistle sounded signaling the end of Real Madrid’s 4-3 defeat to Schalke 04. Although … Continue reading

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas set to be dropped against Deportivo La Coruna

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas is set to be dropped from this weekend’s starting eleven against Deportivo La Coruna. Manager Carlo Ancelotti has been training with Keylor Navas in front of goal this week, and it’s clear that the Costa … Continue reading

Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos ‘unhappy’ with Ronaldo’s birthday bash following derby defeat

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Following his derby defeat to Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo went ahead with plans for a 30th birthday party. While the Ballon d’Or winner is entitled to do as he pleases in his personal life, the timing and … Continue reading

Spain Has a Decision to Make About Iker Casillas

Posted on by Nicholas Kariuki

Following Spain’s 1-5 defeat to a marauding a Netherlands side on Friday, team captain and most-capped player Iker Casillas took responsibility for his team’s terrible start to their title defense. “The first thing I have to do is offer a … Continue reading

La Liga Review: Real Madrid Proves To Be A Legitimate Threat to Barcelona

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The Almería – Barcelona match had not concluded when Real Madrid took to the pitch, but a few minutes into their match with Sevilla, they knew that Barça slipped at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos and dropped two points … Continue reading

UEFA Euro 2012 Draw: A Spanish Perspective

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The Congress Hall of the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, Poland held the draw for UEFA Euro 2012 on Sunday afternoon, and while there is no clear consensus about a “group of death” among the nine groups, Spain’s … Continue reading