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Archives: Iker Casillas

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Getafe Fails to Capitalize Against a Ten Man Real Madrid

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The fashionable district.  The working-class south.  The established.  The disrespected.  Commerce.  Industry.  A comparison between the two top Madrid clubs.  Getafe just wants to be in the conversation.  They are in the city too, they say.  Real Madrid does not … Continue reading

Sevilla FC’s Defeat of Real Madrid Announces Their Presence in the La Liga Title Race

Posted on by Andy Pineda

In terms of the football played on the pitch, the Sevilla – Real Madrid clash qualified as the best match of the young La Liga season.  Honorable mentions to Athletic Bilbao’s 3-2 victory over Villarreal CF in Round 3 and … Continue reading

Que Mal Que Marca El Madrid

Posted on by Emilee Woods

Espanyol 0-3 Real Madrid 0-1 Granero, 39’ 0-2 Guti, 77’ 0-3 Ronaldo, 90’ This was a constant refrain from the Spanish language announcers and the theme of most of the match, as the Merengues struggled to hold their nerve at … Continue reading

First Impressions of Real Madrid and the Second Galacticos Era

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The much-anticipated return of La Liga began with a scintillating match between the new galácticos of Real Madrid and the pesky Deportivo La Coruña, who always gives Madrid a run for their money, literally.  Because of the continued suspension of … Continue reading

La Liga team of the decade

Posted on by Matt Langille

Since we are approaching the end of a decade, and since it’s summer,I thought I would offer up my La Liga Team of the decade. I set my team based on the best actual season had by a player in … Continue reading