Archives: Real Madrid

Dunga’s Last Stand

Posted on by Juan Arango

Dunga could be seeing his days numbred as coach of the Brazilian national team. The road is not very easy for the Canarinha as they face an inspired Chilean side in Santiago, they wil then follow that up with a … Continue reading

Basile Makes Call-Up

Posted on by Juan Arango

Argentine national coach Alfio Basile called up his 23 men to face Peru and Paraguay in September. There were two surprises on this list as Internacional´s Andrés D´Alessandro and Porto’s Ángel Di Maria were called up for duty. This left … Continue reading

Another Youngster In Madrid´s Radar?

Posted on by Juan Arango

The biggest transfer in Argentina is supposed to happen within the next 72 hours.   Many of the people outside of the country know him, but he seems to be one of the biggest promises in the game in three or … Continue reading

Di Madrid?

Posted on by Juan Arango

Madrid looked to for a Plan B or C, but now that Diego Milito and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar sem to be out of the mix, they emerged with a Plan D. Benfica´s Ángel Di Maria seems to be the name of … Continue reading

Ronaldo picks Real Madrid over Manchester United

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

As the old saying goes, money talks and Cristiano Ronaldo is listening. The 23-year-old Portugese superstar finally ended his silence in an exclusive interview with respected Brazilian website Terra he is reported as stating: “I would like to play for … Continue reading

Manchester Strikes Back- Episode 2

Posted on by Juan Arango

In the second episode of the Ronaldo Signing… “Negotiations” are underway.  Portuguese superagent Jorge Mendes is going to be a busy week.  After helping Massimo Moratti get Jose Mourinho… he prepares for one crazy summer. Malcolm Glazer rebutted Real Madrid’s … Continue reading

Transfer Moves: Keita to Catalonia, Degen leaves Dortmund

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Now that the Champions League final has passed and I’ve had a bit of a break, it’s time for me to get back to work and start monitoring the transfer market. I’ve decided to not post much about rumours, though … Continue reading

Could Berbatov be on his way to Barca or AC Milan?

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The summer spending sprees will soon start but Tottenham have already started their work with one purchase and heavy rumours of a sale in the very near future. Tottenham manager Juande Ramos began his shopping early with the capture of … Continue reading

Bayern, Real, Lyon closing in on domestic glory

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

With so much focus on the English Premier League and its dominance of the Champions League, I wanted to switch gears and take a look at some of the other leagues in Europe.

Madrid To Play Friendly In Bogota

Posted on by Juan Arango

Real Madrid announced on Thursday that they will be traveling to Colombia to face local club Millonarios this coming Agusut 7th. The announcement was confirmed through Spanish sports daily As.

2010 CL and UEFA Cup Final Locations Announced

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The historic Santiago Bernabéu, home stadium of Real Madrid CF, in Madrid will host the 2010 UEFA Champions League final, with UEFA awarding the same season’s UEFA Cup final to the Arena Hamburg. Now boasting a capacity of over 71,000, … Continue reading

Robinho For Player Of The Year

Posted on by Juan Arango

Whether it’s the English Premier League and the Argentine marketing machine would like people to believe that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are locks for the FIFA World Player of the Year, I would like to be the first one … Continue reading

Guti Stays In Madrid

Posted on by Juan Arango

The Merengues deputy did not travel to Huelva as Real Madrid have a tough match against relegation-embattled Recreativo this weekend. The former Spanish international did not recover from the calf strain he suffered in last weekend’s loss to Getafe.

RVN Out, Robinho and Pepe Back

Posted on by Juan Arango

Ruud Van Nistlerooy will have to wait yet another week to score his 50th goal with Real Madrid. A case of synovitis will put him on the bench in their must-win game on the road against Recreativo. Recre are currently … Continue reading

Round of 16 Predictions

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Here are my picks to go through to the quarter-finals. Liverpool v InternazionaleOlmypiacos v ChelseaRoma v Real MadridSchalke v PortoArsenal v MilanLyon v Manchester UnitedFenerbahce v SevillaCeltic v Barcelona I could see Roma or Fenerbache advancing from their matches, those … Continue reading

The smoke clears

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

…and we are left with 16 teams. The knockout phase pairings will be drawn on December 21 at UEFA headquarters in Nyon. The complete list of teams heading into the draw is posted below: 2007/08 UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16 … Continue reading

All or Nothing

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The rest of Matchday 6 fixtures are to be played today and tomorrow. These are the final fixtures of the group stage and several clubs fate still lies in the balance. Let’s take a quick look at each Group. Group … Continue reading

Matchday 5 – Wednesday Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

We’ll look over the results of Tuesday’s matches along with Wednesday’s matches in one big wrap-up article on Thursday. For now, we’re going to preview matches in Groups A through D. We start with Liverpool where coach Rafa Benitez has … Continue reading