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Madrid full of confidence in Champions League, says Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said his team were full of confidence after reaching the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Zidane back among the immortals

Feted as one of the finest talents of his generation, Zinedine Zidane makes the transition to management so smoothly that he has already eclipsed some of the game's most hallowed names just 17 months into his spell as Real Madrid boss.

‘Real top because of performances, not referees’

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane launched a passionate defence of his team on Tuesday amid accusations the La Liga leaders have benefited from favourable refereeing decisions this season following their 3-2 win at Villarreal on Sunday.

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.

No rush for Bale return, insists Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes he has no need to rush Gareth Bale back from a long-term ankle injury as the European champions extended their lead at the top of La Liga on Sunday.

Ramos sees reverse in fortunes as Real's record run ends

Sergio Ramos has so often been Real Madrid's man of the moment but the captain saw the tables turn as his own goal helped his former club Sevilla to a 2-1 win over the La Liga leaders on Sunday, ending a record-breaking 40-game unbeaten run.

Ballon d'Or just reward for hat-trick hero Ronaldo

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insisted he has no doubt Cristiano Ronaldo will be the deserving winner of a fourth Ballon d'Or come January, but his hat-trick in a 3-0 defeat of Atletico Madrid on Saturday may convince others.

Zizou urges Ronaldo to retire at Real

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has called on Cristiano Ronaldo to follow in his footsteps by retiring at the Santiago Bernabeu with the Portuguese the latest Real star set to sign a new contract.

Kroos plays down Ronaldo rage rumours

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos plays down any notion of a rift between Cristiano Ronaldo and head coach Zinedine Zidane.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Why Spanish clubs are ruling Europe

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid's passage to the Champions League final and Sevilla qualifying for the Europa League equivalent for a third straight year has underlined Spain's dominance of European soccer.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Zidane regrets failure to rest Ronaldo

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has admitted that he regrets not resting Cristiano Ronaldomore frequently.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

Zidane replaces Benitez as Real Madrid coach

Zinedine Zidane replaces Rafael Benitez as Real Madrid coach.