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Cristiano Ronaldo hails Real boss Carlo Ancelotti as 'great person and coach'

Cristiano Ronaldo has hailed Carlo Ancelotti as a "great person and coach" on the back of an almost perfect 2014 for Real Madrid. The Italian guided the club to their 10th Champions League title in his debut season last term, as well as the Club World Cup in December, with the side now in the midst of a 22-game unbeaten run in all competitions. Ronaldo has played a starring role...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Quotes from AP Global 10 voters

LONDON (AP) Quotes from voters in this week's AP Global 10: --- Aurelio Capaldi, RAI Sport, Italy ''22 wins in a row and world champions: Real Madrid deserves the top spot. Carlo Ancelotti is the driver of a team which has won four titles in 2014.'' --- James Porteous, South China Morning Post ''There was the usual weekly walkover for Barcelona and an admittedly slightly-less-routine...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea looking to seal the deal for Real Madrid star

Chelsea looking to seal the deal for Real Madrid star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com According to London Evening Standard, Jose Mourinho is set to offer a pre-contract agreement to Sami Khedira. High flying Chelsea have started the season extremely well and will be looking to build on their good start when they face Stoke City later today. Sami Khedira,s future has been subject...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid-San Lorenzo Verdict: Sergio Ramos Hero In Club World Cup Final

Real Madrid never won the FIFA Club World Cup before 2014. Sergio Ramos seemingly always scores in big games. It doesn’t take a genius to guess which one of those facts of life changed Saturday. Real Madrid defeated San Lorenzo 2-0 at Le Grand Stade de Marrakech in Morocco to win the 2014 Club World Cup title and claim the tag of “World Champion.” San Lorenzo tried to frustrate...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Club World Cup Final Live: Real Madrid, San Lorenzo Vie For World Championship

1:15 p.m. ET: A world championship is on the line, as Real Madrid and San Lorenzo play their final game of 2014 Saturday. Real Madrid and San Lorenzo face off at Le Grand Stade de Marrakech in the final of the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup. Either the Spanish or the Argentinian club will win their first Club World Cup title with a victory and end the year on a high note. Real Madrid...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid hierarchy will offer coach Ancelotti a new contract

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is almost certain to be offered a contract extension this summer, according to club president Florentino Perez. The Italian tactician's current deal expires in June 2016 and Real have indicated they want Ancelotti to continue in charge. "We will be delighted to renew Ancelotti's contract," Perez told Spanish radio station Cadena Ser. "I'm sure there...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Club World Cup Final: Statistical Preview

2014 Club World Cup Final: Statistical Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com 2 days from now, the reigning European champions go one-on-one with the reigning Copa Libertadores champions, Real Madrid face San Lorenzo in the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup final. A final between 2 teams that won their confederation’s highest honor (Champions League and Copa Libertadores) might...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cruzeiro Reject Real Madrid’s Second Bid For Lucas Silva; Arsenal Offer On The Table

Brasileiro league winners Cruzeiro have rejected a second bid from Real Madrid for midfielder Lucas Silva, according to various Brazilian news outlets. Manager Carlo Ancelotti informed the media a week ago that the Spanish club would not address the potential transfer until after Christmas. But Cruzeiro’s director of communications confirmed an initial bid of 13 million euros...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA Club World Cup Verdict: Real Madrid Means Business; Cruz Azul Exhausted

This embed is invalid" /> Real Madrid’s first foray into the FIFA Club World Cup was as easy as it looked. Real Madrid trounced Mexican club Cruz Azul 4-0 Tuesday to clinch a place in the Club World Cup final Saturday. Real Madrid has never won the club World Cup, and the emphatic win over Cruz Azul shows that the Spanish giant means business in Morocco. Sergio...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Penalty save was key, says Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti believes Iker Casillas’ penalty save was the key moment in his side’s 4-0 win over […]
Via Soccer News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlo Ancelotti Could Hurt Real Madrid’s Title Charge By Failing To Rotate His Squad

Real Madrid are in the midst of a staggering run of matches. The La Liga giants have won twenty straight matches in all competitions heading into this evening’s FIFA Club World Cup semi-final against Mexican side, Cruz Azul. Los Blancos last defeat was on September 13th in the Madrid derby when Diego Simeone’s men walked out of the Santiago Bernabeu with a 2-1 victory. Since...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid open FIFA Club World Cup march against Cruz Azul

Responsibility and success compel Real Madrid to postpone the winter break for a few more days. The surprisingly tricky 4-1 victory over Almeria on Friday completed their La Liga duties for the year. This excursion to Morocco for the FIFA Club World Cup represents the final obligation before the festive period. The celebrations are expected to start well before the return to Spain...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing The Club World Cup Semi-final Between Real Madrid and Cruz Azul

Real Madrid travel to Marrakech to face Cruz Azul, a team that needed two hours on a rain-soaked pitch to defeat team that currently occupies the last spot in their domestic league. In a scenario that favors Real so much it might as well have been written by Carlo Ancelotti himself that the Spanish giants will have the huge upper hand in Tuesday’s semi-final match-up with last...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Penalty save inspired Real victory

Both Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti and captain Iker Casillas nominated the latter’s penalty save as the key moment of […]
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid leaves to Club World Cup with 16 straight wins – reactions

Liga BBVA – Almeria 1-4 Real Madrid Since 16 September, Real Madrid has recorded 12 wins in La Liga, 6 in the Champions League and 2 in the Copa del Rey, scoring 74 goals (almost four per game) and conceding just 10… just impressive from the team coached by Carlo Ancelotti – in his own words: “It wasn’t smooth sailing (about the game). They put a lot of pressure on us...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlo Ancelotti Defends Marcelo Following Brazilian Coach Dunga’s Criticism

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has come to the defense of his Brazilian left-back Marcelo, who has come under criticism from national team coach Dunga. In an interview with the Brazilian newspaper O Globo, the current Selecao boss said he was unimpressed with the defender’s performance during this summer’s World Cup. Dunga stated that the left-back needed to take a more...
Via World Soccer Talk
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ancelotti positive on injured trio

Carlo Ancelotti had positive news when providing an update on the injured Real Madrid trio of Luka Modric, Sami Khedira […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti delighted by 19th straight win

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has credited his side's determination after seeing them cruise to a 19th straight victory. The European champions beat Ludogorets Razgrad 4-0 on Tuesday night to set a Spanish record and finish their Champions League Group B campaign with a 100 per cent record. "It is not easy preparing for each game with the same levels of motivation and eagerness...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ancelotti confirm interest in Kramer

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has moved to confirm his interest in Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Christoph Kramer. With Luka Modric […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ancelotti revels in record-breaking Real campaign

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti paid tribute to his record-breaking Real Madrid side following Tuesday’s 4-0 win over 10-man Ludogorets. […]
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cruzeiro Reject Real Madrid’s Initial Offer For Midfielder Lucas Silva, But Deal Is Close

During his pre-match press conference on Monday, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti spoke publicly of his club’s interest in Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva. The Madrid boss attempted to bring calm to the media storm surrounding the imminent transfer of the Brazilian starlet to the Spanish capital by stating Real Madrid would decide of the 21-year-old’s future after the completion...
Via World Soccer Talk
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid star James Rodriguez set to miss FIFA Club World Cup

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti does not expect injured winger James Rodriguez to recover in time for the FIFA Club World Cup. Rodriguez got hurt during Saturday's 3-0 victory over Celta Vigo and tests done by his club revealed Rodriguez has a grade one muscular injury in his right calf. Real have not given an indication of the player's recovery period but the Colombian international...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi score hat-trick in la Liga – coaches react

Liga BBVA –  Real Madrid 3-0 Celta Vigo / FC Barcelona 5-1 Espanyol Barcelona Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti on CR7 “It is a real advantage to have Cristiano playing for us. He is playing really well and he is peak physical condition, he is extraordinarily motivated at the moment”. “He’s fantastic, incredible. What he’s doing is something nobody could imagine and I think...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlo Ancelotti confirms Real Madrid interest in Lucas Silva

Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Real Madrid is interested in signing Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva. Speculation has been rife that the Spanish giant was closely monitoring the 21-year-old, and in a press conference on Monday, coach Ancelotti revealed that to be the case. "We have interest in Lucas Silva, but he is not the only player - there are also others that we are interested...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez Could Miss Club World Cup With Injury

MADRID — Real Madrid said on Monday that medical tests have confirmed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez has injured a muscle in his right leg, putting him in doubt for the FIFA Club World Cup. Madrid said in a statement that Rodriguez “has been diagnosed with a grade 1 muscle injury” in his right calf. The European champions did not indicate how long they expect Rodriguez...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss
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