Madrid loses 4-2; Barcelona wins

LONDON (AP) Champions League winner Real Madrid failed to hold a two-goal lead and lost 4-2 at Real Sociedad in the Spanish league on Sunday. Lionel Messi suffered a leg injury after helping Barcelona to its second straight win to start the season. In England, Liverpool beat Tottenham, while Arsenal slumped to its second draw in three matches. Here is a look at the action from Europe...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

A Three-Horse Race: Barça, Real, and the Field

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...
Via The Sports Post
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Real Madrid Players Under Immense PRESSURE

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
Via FutnSoccer
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Atletico Madrid wins Spanish Super Cup

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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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Casillas to start against Atletico

Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Iker Casillas will start for Real Madrid in Tuesday’s Supercopa de Espana clash with Atletico […]
Via Soccer News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronaldo hails ´world-class´ Casillas

Cristiano Ronaldo has rubbished talks of a decline in the form of Real Madrid team-mate Iker Casillas. Casillas has long […]
Via Soccer News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lopez: My time at Real Madrid was like a gift sent from the heavens

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...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ancelotti has faith in Casillas

Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti has thrown his backing behind in Iker Casillas – despite a poor World Cup […]
Via Soccer News
20 days ago  |  Discuss

No room for error as Casillas attempts to prove he's Real's true No. 1

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...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Casillas: I have learned from mistakes

Iker Casillas is keen to put his high-profile errors behind him as Real Madrid prepare for another season of challenging […]
Via Soccer News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Arbeloa apologizes to Real Madrid goalkeeper Casillas over retweet

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...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Official: Real Madrid Confirms Keylor Navas Signing

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...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Goalkeeper Diego Lopez Being Shown The Exit Door From Real Madrid

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...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mourinho could make a shock move for Real Madrid star this month

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...
Via Soccerlens
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal to sign Champions League winner, agreement reached claims french media

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...
Via Soccerlens
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Rise of the Goalkeeper Rotation

José Mourinho shocked the wo​rld 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 re​portedly landed Costa Rican keeper Keylor Navas, beating Bayern Munich to sign one of the breakout stars of the World Cup. Recently...
Via The Sports Post
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal set to land Real Madrid veteran Iker Casillas with five-year contract worth £7m

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal close on Iker Casillas transfer after offering him £100,000-a-week deal

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal submit offer for Casillas

Arsenal have moved to the front of the queue to sign Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas from Real Madrid, according to […]
Via Soccer News
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Casillas wants free transfer

Iker Casillas is hoping that Real Madrid will let him leave on a free transfer this summer, according to the […]
Via Soccer News
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal offer contract terms to Real Madrid player

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...
Via Soccerlens
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadian referee Fletcher reveals talks Tony Baffoe handshake snub has made him globally famous

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...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Ten WAGs of the World Cup (Gallery)

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...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WFNY World Cup Diary: Spain can finally breathe again

BARCELONA, Spain — Spaniards packed the streets of Madrid as King Felipe IV de Borbón rode through the capital to his official coronation at the majestic Royal Palace on the city’s western edge. His father Juan Carlos I, the man crowned all the way back in 1975 just two days after the death of dictator Francisco Franco and his 35 years in power, announced his intentions to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

World Cup Referee Smoothly Plays Off Handshake Snub (Video)

We’ve all been there. You stick out your hand for a handshake. The other guy does not reciprocate. Embarrassment ensues. Unfortunately for Canadian soccer referee Joe Fletcher, that same awkward miscommunication played out for him Wednesday. On live TV. At the biggest sporting event in the world. Fletcher was set to lead Chile and Spain out onto the field ahead of their group...
Via NESN.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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