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December 20, 2017
December 20, 2017

Politically divided Spain united by El Clasico rivalry

Often symbolised as pitting the pride of Catalonia against Spain's capital, the 'El Clasico' between Barcelona and Real Madrid is a match laced with political and social as much as sporting tension.

December 17, 2017
December 17, 2017

Ronaldo wants guard of honour from Barca

Cristiano makes strange claim that Barca players should give Real madrid team a guard of honour for becoming Club World Cup champions.

July 12, 2017
July 12, 2017

Marriage of business and football fuels Champions Cup

The cream of European football will be on display in the United States this month as the International Champions Cup aims to cash in on the growing popularity of the world's most popular sports amongst American fans.

April 4, 2017
April 4, 2017

Real poised to snatch Atletico's Theo Hernandez

Real Madrid are set to snatch highly-rated left-back Theo Hernandez from cross city rivals Atletico Madrid by paying the buyout clause in his contract, Spanish sports daily Marca reported on Tuesday.

April 3, 2017
April 3, 2017

Squads win titles

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique paid tribute to his squad's strength in depth after they won 4-1 at Granada on Sunday without suspended talisman and La Liga top scorer Lionel Messi to stay on the heels leaders Real Madrid.

April 3, 2017
April 3, 2017

Barca cut Real's lead to 2

Barcelona made light of the suspended Lionel Messi's absence to remain just two points behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid as Neymar netted his 100th goal for the club in a 4-1 win at Granada.

March 25, 2017
March 25, 2017

Benzema won't give up on France recall

Frozen-out star forward Karim Benzema wants showdown talks with France coach Didier Deschamps about his international future and said Thursday he hasn't given up hope of a recall.

February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017

Real stage dramatic come-from-behind win

Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo hauled Real Madrid back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Villarreal on Sunday and regain top spot in La Liga from Barcelona.

February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017

Real-Celta match postponed

La Liga leaders Real Madrid's game with Celta Vigo on Sunday has been postponed amid safety fears after the Balaidos stadium roof was damaged by storms, the league's governing body announced on Saturday.

February 5, 2017
February 5, 2017

Barca close in on Real

Lionel Messi struck another trademark free-kick as Barcelona moved to within a one point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.