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Tag Archives: Cristiano Ronaldo

Champions League Matchday 4: Real-Rossoneri Rematch

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

AC Milan’s 3-2 win in Madrid on Matchday 3 lifted them to the top of Group C and a repeat success on home soil would take them a step closer to the first knockout round. The Matchday 3 win was a big … 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

La Liga in the UEFA Champions League: A Recap

Posted on by Andy Pineda

Tuesday and Wednesday brought about Match Day 2 in the UEFA Champions League, and the four representatives from Spain had interesting ties that helped shape their respective groups.  On Tuesday, Sevilla FC visited Rangers FC at the Ibrox Stadium, where … Continue reading

Modest Improvement For Madrid

Posted on by Emilee Woods

Villarreal 0-2 Real Madrid 0-1 Ronaldo, 2’ 0-2 Kaka (pen), 73’ With four wins in four league games and three clean sheets in the bunch, it’s statistically difficult to find fault with Real Madrid’s early season performances. They have ostensibly … Continue reading

Another Impressive Scoreline Conceals Real’s Frailties

Posted on by Emilee Woods

Real Madrid 5-0 Xerez 1-0 Ronaldo, 1′ 2-0 Ronaldo, 75′ 3-0 Guti, 78′ 4-0 Benzema, 82′ 5-0 Van Nistelrooy, 89′ Real Madrid moved to the top of the table Sunday, ahead of Barcelona on goal differential, after a 5-0 rout … Continue reading

Messi Versus Ronaldo!

Posted on by Rami Soufi

After covering the Barcelona versus Real Madrid topic, it is only logical if Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were discussed due to their pivotal role in both teams. The two wingers are currently playing for two of the best clubs in Spain and two of the most … Continue reading

La Liga in the Champions League: Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The group stage of the Champions League began on Tuesday evening, and two La Liga outfits looked to initiate the exorcism of their personal demons. Real Madrid and its galácticos played its first Champions League match of the season against … 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

Real Madrid vs Juventus: 3 Things to Look For

Posted on by Michail Adzhiashvili

I should clarify, 3 Things to Look  For- From a Madrid Perspective. This is a Spanish soccer website after all. Although the preseason is young, several trends have emerged in Real Madrid’s performences and it will be interesting to see if they continue … Continue reading

Ronaldo Departure A Huge Blow To Manchester United

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

Since Real Madrid’s £80m swoop on Cristiano Ronaldo, I’ve read plenty of responses by United supporters insisting this was a positive move for the team. Man U is not one player. We’ve got 80m to spend.  We’re fine. No, really. … Continue reading

Manchester United Must Sign Carlos Tevez

Posted on by Sebastian Shepard

Surely Manchester United must sign Carlos Tevez now.  With Cristiano Ronaldo off to Madrid, the Red Devils need a replacement that cannot be found in one player.  CR7 is a complete footballer, blessed with pace, power, dribbling, shooting, heading, free … Continue reading

The British Transfer Record Spirals Out Of Control

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, Torino have shelled out £100,000 to lure Dennis Law from Manchester City. Yes, it’s 1961 and the record transfer fee paid to or by an English club has broken the hundred thousand … Continue reading

Manchester United Finally Decide To Sell Ronaldo

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So its official, Manchester United’s board have accepted a world record shattering bid of £80 million this morning from Real Madrid for Cristiano Ronaldo. I don’t know about you, but I couldn’t face another summer of every news outlet boring … Continue reading

This Year’s Champions League Final Will NOT Be Ronaldo vs Messi

Posted on by Sebastian Shepard

If you would believe various pundits, the annoying debate that many football fans have been subject to this year and last – Ronaldo vs. Messi – will come to its conclusion in the UCL final in Rome.  On the biggest … Continue reading

Will The Real Dimitar Berbatov Please Stand Up?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So the dust seems to be finally settling on the criticism about Berbatov’s mishit penalty on Sunday in the semi-final defeat against Everton. There’s no doubting it was a badly hit penalty, but it seems to have unpicked a scab … Continue reading

Aaron Lennon: Potential Starting To Pay Dividends

Posted on by Michael Timbury

Since the turn of the year, Aaron Lennon has been in outstanding form. His club exploits have been rewarded with not just an international call up, but a place in the starting eleven in England’s last two matches, the latter … Continue reading

Manchester United: Best Eleven Of The Premiership Years

Posted on by Michael Timbury

They seem to have been mentioned on here quite a lot recently but since the inception of the Premiership in 1992, the dominant force in English football has undisputedly been Manchester United. Over the years they have had a number … Continue reading