Real Madrid seal bragging rights to European glory in Spain

Real Madrid have sealed bragging rights in Spain as far as European silverware is concerned with their epic win over Diego Simeone’s men on Saturday. Real won by 4 goals to 1 in a game that was destined to be Atlético’s first ever Champions League title. It wasn’t to be and Real Madrid came away with their long awaited ‘Décima’. More on Real’s European bragging rights

Pep Guardiola suffers his worst defeat at Bayern

Ex Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola suffered his worst defeat as Bayern Munich manager last night at the Allianz Arena. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge stated before the match that the Bayern stadium would be an “inferno” for Real Madrid but “los blancos” proved him wrong. Read the report here

Madrid show Pep who’s boss and Barcelona ban overturned

Real Madrid edged their way into a second leg clash with German powerhouse Bayern Munich with a 1 nil win at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium breaking Guardiola’s 100% record against the “merengues”. On another note, FIFA have kindly lifted the ban on Barcelona that prohibited the club from signing any new players for a year. More on these two stories

Real Madrid drop 3 points in race for La Liga crown

Real Madrid have gone from the darlings of La Liga to the ugly sister in one fell swoop. Sevilla was in charge of executing the death blow to the “Merengues” last night at the Estadio Sánchez Pizjuán in Sevilla. More on this story

Messi and Ribery lose out to Ronaldo in Ballon d’Or award

Lionel Messi and Franck Ríbery have been pipped to the post by Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo at this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or award. Ronaldo had to shrug off fierce pressure from both Messi and Ríbery who also had good seasons last year. More on the FIFA Ballon d’Or award

Florentino Pérez opens the doors up for Sergio Ramos exit

According to Spanish sports paper Marca, journalist José Ramón de la Morena said on his radio program “El Larguero” on Cadena Ser, that Real Madrid’s president Florentino Perez told defender Sergio Ramos that he would accept an offer of around 60 million euros for him if he were to receive offers from outside. More on Sergio Ramos

FIFA favouring Leo Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo

IFA has just released its 23 candidate profiles for the 2013 Ballon D’Or awards and is proving to be a point of contention. Cristiano Ronaldo’s profile is the only one to receive an element of negativity with the football governing body recalling how CR7 lost out to Lionel Messi in last season’s Liga BBVA scoring charts. More on the FIFA profile faux pas

Pique and Arbeloa go head to head on Twitter

It seemed to everyone that the stand-offs between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona were a thing of the past, especially after the departure of ex Madrid coach Jose Mourinho to Chelsea.

It’s not so and the conflict between the two giants has reared it’s ugly head on social networking site Twitter. Pique used the site to send a message about Real Madrid’s win over Elche which was contested by Arbeloa.Continue reading