MADRID (AP) After an opening draw, Atletico Madrid again will be searching for its first win of the season without coach Diego Simeone on the sidelines.
Atletico hosts Eibar in the Spainsh league on Saturday.
The other two title contenders, Real Madrid and Barcelona, are both on the road. Barcelona visits Villarreal and Madrid travels to Real Sociedad.
Here are some things to know...
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After one of the more exciting La Liga finishes in recent memory, with the league title coming down to the final day, the conclusion saw Atlético draw Barcelona to secure the championship. With the 2014 season beginning this weekend, here's a rundown of the top La Liga clubs who hope to qualify for Champions and Europa League positions.
1. Real Madrid
Though they held first...
Iker Casillas San Iker is a living Madrid legend. He’s also the captain and the man who has lifted almost all trophies a player can get, at the club level and international level. Since Mourinho decided to bench ... Read More
MADRID (AP) A 2nd-minute goal by striker Mario Mandzukic gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win against Real Madrid in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Friday and overall victory with a 2-1 aggregate score.
The first match was a 1-1 draw.
A long kick by Atletico goalkeeper Miguel Moya was headed skywards by Madrid defender Raphael Varane and Atletico's midfielder Antoine Griezmann...
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The $120 million man, James Rodriguez, gave Real Madrid the lead with his first goal in a Madrid jersey, but they could not hold it against their arch-rivals, as Atletico Madrid came away from the Santiago Bernabeu with a 1-1 draw -- and a critical away goal -- in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup.
Raul Garcia scored that critical equalizer with two minutes to play after keeper...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Real Madrid is set to place an even greater emphasis on winning the Spanish league title after ending its quest for an elusive 10th European Cup last season.
For 12 straight years, Madrid's coaches and players had been tasked with winning another Champions League title, a mission that had grown into an obsession that overshadowed winning the domestic crown...
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Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Iker Casillas will start for Real Madrid in Tuesday’s Supercopa de Espana clash with Atletico […]
Cristiano Ronaldo has rubbished talks of a decline in the form of Real Madrid team-mate Iker Casillas. Casillas has long […]
Diego Lopez has described his time at Real Madrid as like "a gift sent from the heavens" after bidding farewell to the European champions following his move to AC Milan.
Lopez was Madrid's first-choice goalkeeper in the league last season ahead of long-serving Iker Casillas but found his position under threat following this summer's signing of Costa Rica's World...
Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti has thrown his backing behind in Iker Casillas – despite a poor World Cup […]
No margin for error. Iker Casillas has won the battle with Diego Lopez at Real Madrid, but the club captain is now faced with a new rival in summer signing Keylor Navas. And following his big-game blunders in recent times, Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup clash vs. Sevilla (live, FOX Sports 1, 2 p.m. ET) could be his last chance to prove he's the club's No. 1.
Benched by former...
Iker Casillas is keen to put his high-profile errors behind him as Real Madrid prepare for another season of challenging […]
Alvaro Arbeloa has apologised to Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas after the defender retweeted a message criticising the goalkeeper.
Arbeloa reposted a link on the social media site to a book that called Casillas "a tumor on Real Madrid".
Casillas had previously liked an Instagram post in which a fan had criticised fellow Real goalkeeper Diego Lopez and had also...
Real Madrid and Levante have managed to agree terms for the sale of goalkeeper Keylor Navas, according to Real Madrid’s club website.
Navas, 27, had an outstanding World Cup as a central part of Costa Rica’s run to the quarter finals, bringing the attention of many potential suitors. However, it is Madrid who have won the race to sign the Levante stopper, who has always been...
According to reports coming out of Spain, although Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti is satisfied with his current goalkeeper choices of Iker Casillas and Diego Lopez, the club has decided to sign Costa Rican international Keylor Navas after his outstanding performances at the World Cup this summer and for Levante last season.
The Spanish newspaper AS is reporting that Madrid...
Mourinho could make a shock move for Real Madrid star this month - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has a selection headache. Costa Rica international goal keeper Keylor Navas is all set to join Real Madrid and his arrival would leave the Italian with three goal keepers at disposal.
Iker Casillas has had a difficult last couple of season at Madrid...
Arsenal to sign Champions League winner, agreement reached claims french media - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Well, well , well Arsenal fans would jump in sheer delight as I break the news that French media outlet Le 10 Sport have reported that the Gunners have reached an agreement to sign Real Madrid Legend Iker Casillas. The Spaniard has endured a torrid time at the Santiego...
José Mourinho shocked the woârld when he benched famed Spanish goalkeeper and Real Madrid icon Iker Casillas. His decision to rotate Casillas has had far-reaching implications in the top tiers of club soccer in Europe. Real Madrid has reâportedly landed Costa Rican keeper Keylor Navas, beating Bayern Munich to sign one of the breakout stars of the World Cup.
Reports from Spanish newspaper Sport, claim Arsenal have offered the 33-year-old international a five-year deal worth £1.4m per-year.
Though the reports mention nothing of a transfer fee, it is believed Madrid would be willing to do business for around £4m.
Casillas still has three-years remaining on his contract, but after falling behind Diego Lopez in the pecking order - his...
Arsenal are said to be close to signing Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas after ‘making him an offer that he can’t refuse’.
Casillas has been heavily linked with a switch to the Gunners in the last few months and reports emerged yesterday that the club had made an offer to sign him.
And now Sport newspaper says the deal is close with the 33-year-old being told that he...
Arsenal have moved to the front of the queue to sign Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas from Real Madrid, according to […]
Iker Casillas is hoping that Real Madrid will let him leave on a free transfer this summer, according to the […]
Arsenal offer contract terms to Real Madrid player - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal have secured the signature of Colombian goal keeper David Ospina for a paltry fee of £3m, but it seems, the Gunners want to add another goal keeper to their ranks, if the reports from Spain are to be believed.
Spanish newspaper El Confidencial claim that Arsenal have approached...
Canadian referee Fletcher and Tony Baffoe after the matchWorld Cup referee Joe Fletcher from Canada says FIFA general coordinator Tony Baffoe’s snubbing his outstretched hand for a handshake has made him famous globally.The 2014 FIFA World Cup was made up of memorable moments that will never be forgotten, by players, supporters and officials.Perhaps one of the most memorable moments...
Soccer players get all the girls who like physically fit guys who flop around on the ground like a fish on a dock. They get the women who prefer the little white shorts. They get the women who prefer guys that try to bend it like Beckham. Some of them get the women who are really pleasant on the eyes.
The World Cup is the world’s biggest sporting event. Athletes playing in...