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Real Madrid´s jersey was leaked this weekend and it is getting mixed signals. We´ll give you our own review as soon as they become available.  We´ll keep you posted.

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Spain-England Friendly As Well As Other Matches In Spanish Territory Considered “High Risk”

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The ugly shadow of racism and xenophobia are creeping in quickly as the international friendly between Spain and England looms larger.    The Commission Against Violence, Racism, Xenophobia, and Hate in Sport has classified this match to be held in Sevilla … Continue reading

Raúl Becomes Madrid’s All-Time Leading Scorer

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In the 48th minute against Numancia… the Madrid captain equalled Alfredo DiStefano as the club’s all-time scorer with 307 goals. His goal came after a ball was cleared out and he volleyed it into the back of the net to … Continue reading

Faubert Is Going To Be The Next Madrid God

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If there is one thing that I have learned is that history is a series of sequences in human existence that have repeated themselves time and time again because of our thick-headedness. If my calculations are correct, Julien Faubert could … Continue reading

Faubert Arrives In Madrid On Loan

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Real Madrid found a provisional solution at right midfield by obtaining the services of French international Julien Faubert on a six-month loan but the Merengues have the option to buy him from West Ham United for an estimated six million … Continue reading

Fabio Doesn’t Break Character… Or Does He?

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If I had any doubts as to George Metellus being Fabio Cappello’s lovechild, they ended after this video began to make its rounds on YouTube. Fabio Cappello left English fans thinking that he prepared the same way as Sven-Göran Eriksson.   … Continue reading

Maradona Divulges Argentina Call-Up

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Diego Maradona called up 22 players for his upcoming friendly against France.  Five players that earn their bacon in Spain were called up by El Diego.  As promised, Lio Messi was part of that list.  Gabriel Heinze and Fernando Gago … Continue reading

Thomas Gravesen Hangs ‘Em Up Early

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At just 32, former Danish international Thomas Gravesen has called time on his career. The combative central midfielder started his career with hometown club Vejle Boldklub (VB). He was soon on the move and  played for Hamburg, Everton and Real Madrid. … Continue reading

Gravesen Retires

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Former Danish international and Real Madrid midfielder Thomas Gravesen announced his retirement on  Monday after months of being without a team.  For Gravesen, 32, it was the end after a tempetuous end of 2008. “I spent 12 fantastic seasons abroad … Continue reading

Doodle of The Day

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¨Five straight wins, in second place, barely get any goals scored, they have Robben, Saint Iker is back, but…right now, it´s more exciting to watch Messi sleeping than towatch Juande´s side play.¨ (Courtesy of Sport) Let us know what you … Continue reading

Juanfran Gets One Yellow Card Overturned

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Osasuna midfielder Juanfran’s appeal was somewhat successful.   He had one of his two bookings from Sunday’s loss to Real Madrid overturned after referee Alonso Pérez Burrull was suspended for one month after his performance in that match. The Spanish Football … Continue reading

La Liga Doodle of the Day

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They change coaches, they change presidents… but some things never change. (Courtesy of MundoDeportivo)

Calderon Resigns At Real — Vicente Boulda Takes Over

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The Real Madrid website is now carrying the full text of Calderon’s resignation press conference. In his statement Calderon said “Against the recommendations of my board I’ve decided to step down.” It will be interesting to hear the position of … Continue reading

Who Is Vicente Boluda?

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Real Madrid´s world went crazy at the beginning of the week and the shit hit the fan on Friday as vice president that was in relative anonymity was thrust in to the position of being the top authority at Spain´s … Continue reading

Real Madrid President Ramon Calderon To Resign

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Shocking news, or perhaps not so shocking depending on your perspective, regarding Ramon Calderon has emerged this morning. Calderon has reportedly bowed to pressure and will announce his resignation as the club’s president after reports came out in the Spanish … Continue reading

Calderón Resigns At Real Madrid

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Ramón Calderon went into the emergency board meeting as president of Real Madrid and came out a disgraced Richard Nixon-type figure.

Calderon Ready To Step Down?

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In less than 48 hours, the world of Real Madrid has gone topsy-turvy.  When things were starting to go the club´s way on the pitch, things off the pitch were spiralling downward into an infinite abyss.

La Liga Week 17 Scores

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What a way to celebrate Raúl’s 500th appearance in Spanish first division.  In addition to achieving such a milestone, Raúl also scored his 212th career goal in the 16th minute courtesy of a Gonzalo Higuaín pass into the box and … Continue reading