Found September 22, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
PLAYERS: Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale will not make his home debut for Real Madrid after getting hurt during warm-ups for the Spanish league match against Getafe . Bale was originally in Madrid's starting lineup Sunday, but he was scratched after Madrid's medical staff was seen checking his left thigh. Defender Raphael Varane, returning from a long injury layoff, took Bale's roster spot, while Francisco ''Isco'' Alarcon replaced him in the starting lineup. Bale had played in two games, both away, for Madrid after his world-record $132 million transfer from Tottenham.

Bale diagnosed with muscle fatigue

Gareth Bale faces a wait to see if he can make his Real Madrid home debut in next weekend's derby against Atletico Madrid after tests taken on Monday morning revealed he was suffering from "muscle fatigue" in his thigh. The world's most expensive player had been due to make his Bernabeu bow in Sunday night's clash with Getafe but felt a tweak in his left thigh...

Perez reveals United made Bale bid

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed that the Spanish giants became interested in Gareth Bale once they learned that Manchester United had made a bid. The 24-year-old forward moved to Real from Tottenham earlier this month for a world-record 100million euros (£85.3million) after negotiations that lasted the entire summer transfer window. Bale scored on his debut...

UK Retailer Says That Arsenal Mesut Ozil Shirts Are Outselling Gareth Bale Shirts 5 to 1

A UK sports retailer recently reported that the Arsenal shirts with Mesut Ozil’s name on the back are outselling Gareth Bale Real Madrid shirts by five to one. A representative from the UK sports retailer said: “While it would be untrue to say there is not an interest in Bale shirts, our sales data shows he is being significantly outsold by Mesut Ozil and is not attracting the...

Bale misses out on Real Madrid home debut after limping out of warm-up

Gareth Bale missed out on a home debut for Real Madrid on Sunday after sustaining an injury in the pre-match warm-up. The Wales international was set to make his Bernabeu bow following his world-record move from Tottenham over the summer but instead was forced to miss the Primera Division fixture with Getafe. Having been initially named in the starting XI Madrid tweeted to say...

CR7's double pushes Real past Getafe

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a double and set up another goal for Real Madrid in a 4-1 comeback win over Getafe on Sunday in the Spanish league, as new teammate Gareth Bale couldn't make his home debut after injuring his leg before the match. Bale was dropped from Madrid's starting lineup minutes before the match after the club's medical staff examined his left thigh during...

Real Madrid Fabio Coentrao, is at the top of Tottenham's January shopping list

Daniel Levy has told Andre Villas-Boas the Spurs cheque book will open again in January. Tottenham embarked on an unprecedented spending spree during the summer transfer window spending £108 million on fresh talent. However following Gareth Bale’s world record £85m move to Real Madrid the club’s summer net spend stands at just £2m. Levy will make substantial funds available...

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo Scored a Sick Back Heal Goal vs. Getafe Yesterday

If Cristiano Ronaldo feels threatened by Gareth Bale’s arrival at Real Madrid, it certainly isn’t showing in his performances. Ronaldo followed up his midweek Champions League treble with another two goals in Sunday’s 4-1 win over Getafe, while this season’s marquee signing Bale was unable to make his home debut due to an injury suffered in the warmup. [Continue Reading]...
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