Iker Casillas willing to remain at Real Madrid even if he’s not a starter

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas says he plans to fulfill his contract with the club even if he is not a starter in future seasons. Speaking after his side’s 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid, Casillas was asked about the continuous rumors surrounding his future at Real Madrid. While professing his desire to remain the club’s number one, the team captain revealed that he...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlo Ancelotti expects to stay with Real Madrid and doesn’t want another goalkeeper

Carlo Ancelotti says he will remain in charge of Real Madrid next season and has never asked the club to sign another goalkeeper. Over the past few months, the futures of Ancelotti and Iker Casillas have been the subject of speculation with the consensus being that both were on their way out of Madrid. Earlier this week, Casillas confirmed that he plans to see out the remainder...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas rules out leaving Real Madrid before June 2017

Iker Casillas has ruled out leaving Real Madrid before his contract runs out in June 2017. The veteran goalkeeper’s declaration will end the transfer saga that has linked Manchester United’s David de Gea with a summer move to Madrid – for now. Speaking after his side’s 0-0 draw against Atletico Madrid, Casillas informed the press that he has no intention of leaving the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid go blow for blow in Champions League draw

There was plenty of blood, but no scoring, as Atletico and Real ground out a 0-0 draw on Tuesday night that leaves both sides with all to play for in the second leg at the Bernabeu. Atletico keeper Jan Oblak made six critical stops in the first half to keep the home side in the match and then both hung on grimly as the match descended into a typically ill-tempered derby. There may...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid eyeing Bayer Leverkusen’s Bernd Leno, with De Gea transfer unlikely

Real Madrid have turned their attentions to Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno since the club believes its chances of prying David de Gea away from Manchester United are increasingly unlikely. De Gea has yet to sign a contract extension with United, with his current deal set to expire next summer. However, the player’s agent Jorge Mendes believes the Spanish goalkeeper...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Morata nets winner as Spain top Ukraine in Euro 2016 qualifier

Alvaro Morata scored in his first start for Spain to secure a 1-0 win at home over Ukraine in a European championship qualifier on Friday. Morata's 28th minute goal proved the winner on a night when Spain enjoyed the vast majority of play, but Iker Casillas had to make a number of saves to keep the scores level in the second half. However Spain, who have not lost a competitive match...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Navas happy at Real Madrid despite being Casillas' understudy

Keylor Navas insists he is happy at Real Madrid despite his lack of playing time. The 28-year-old goalkeeper has made seven appearances, just three in the Primera Division, since joining the European champions from Levante last summer. The Costa Rica international is a reported target of Premier League sides Arsenal and Liverpool. "I feel very calm," Navas told Spanish sports newspaper...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas is the best goalkeeper in the world, says Gerard Pique

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes Iker Casillas is the standard at Real Madrid and has been the best goalkeeper in the world for many years. Pique is currently with the Spanish national team at Las Rozas as they prepare for their upcoming EURO 2016 qualifier against Ukraine. Speaking to the radio program El Larguero, the Barcelona centre-back heaped praise on Casillas,...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

We are beginning to see the FC Barcelona of old

El Clasico provided fans with another match that included masterful skill, precise passing, and beautiful finishing, but mainly from Barcelona. The first half was tight; seven shots for Barcelona to nine for Real Madrid, a borderline 50-50 possession, and a tied score at one a piece. Supporters, including myself, had hopes of a second half that would be one to witness for the ages...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Five things learned from the UEFA Champions League Round of 16

As hard as David de Gea is working to make sure Manchester United requalifies for the UEFA Champions League, Iker Casillas' continued, yet inexplicable, presence in the Real Madrid goal would appear to be the one big thing liable to hasten the champions' exit from the competition this season. Whether or not de Gea ends up back in Madrid this summer, one thing is for certain: Real...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

What’s Wrong with Real Madrid?

Yesterday, Real Madrid ended somewhat of a slump that they endured by defeating relegation-threatened Levante 2–0 at the Santiago Bernabéu. No big accomplishment for a side of Real’s standing, but a rut-breaking win nonetheless. And while winning usually cures all ails, the Spanish giants still have plenty of questions to answer. The Madridistas have lost their foothold in...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Barcelona vs Real Madrid Analysis: Claudio Bravo vs Iker Casillas

These clubs are accustomed to winning titles. Consequently, those who score the goals and give the assists hog all the attention. Nevertheless, all of that silverware wouldn’t have been possible without great goalies. Nowadays, both teams have experienced keepers ... Read More
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas will start for Real Madrid in El Clasico

Earlier this week, the performance of Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas performance against Schalke 04 came under tremendous scrutiny from fans and the media. The 33-year-old has started 24 of 26 La Liga games this season, while keeping 11 clean sheets. Casillas has remained Real Madrid’s number one despite the club electing to sign the best goalkeeper in La Liga last year...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Schalke and Basel: Out of Europe in Opposite Directions

Unless you were living under a rock this week, Champions League fixtures took over Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon. We already covered Real Madrid’s shortcomings in the form of Iker Casillas in what could have been a nightmare ending for the Spanish side, but what can be made of the side that failed to advance? Where can we expect Schalke to go from here in European competition...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas battling a broken Real Madrid dressing room

Tuesday night at the Santiago Bernabeu wasn’t a pretty scene. What has been building in the Spanish capital for weeks finally reached its boiling point when the final whistle sounded signaling the end of Real Madrid’s 4-3 defeat to Schalke 04. Although they were able to advance to the Champions League quarter-finals, Madrid’s performance reached a new low for the season...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Shut it Down, Iker Casillas

​ You could spend an days on end writing a story about how great Iker Casillas has been over the course of his truly legendary career. He is a legend in every sense of the word, for club and country. However, this is not one of those stories. Look, I respect a player like Casillas more than most people could put into words, but it’s over. It’s time to shut it down. Real...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Casillas: Real has hit 'rock bottom' after latest loss against Schalke

Iker Casillas acknowledged that Real Madrid has hit "rock bottom" following his side's Champions League defeat to Schalke on Tuesday completed a miserable 10 days for Carlo Ancelotti's men. The Blancos lost 4-3 on the night but edged out the Germans 5-4 on aggregate, courtesy of a 2-0 win in the first leg in Gelsenkirchen. The loss means Madrid has now gone three games without a...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas set to be dropped against Deportivo La Coruna

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas is set to be dropped from this weekend’s starting eleven against Deportivo La Coruna. Manager Carlo Ancelotti has been training with Keylor Navas in front of goal this week, and it’s clear that the Costa Rican international is tipped to start at the Bernabeu on Saturday. Navas last league start was in November against Rayo Vallecano. Since...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos ‘unhappy’ with Ronaldo’s birthday bash following derby defeat

Following his derby defeat to Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo went ahead with plans for a 30th birthday party. While the Ballon d’Or winner is entitled to do as he pleases in his personal life, the timing and publicity of the birthday bash has not impressed some of his teammates. Just hours after Real Madrid’s 4-0 defeat at the Vicente Calderon, photos...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Liga BBVA: Atletico de Madrid sinks Real Madrid in the Vicente Calderon

Atletico de Madrid demolished the confidence of the current league leaders with a 4-0 trouncing Saturday in the Vicente Calderon. Diego Simeone’s clever tactics have become a recurring nightmare for Carlo Ancelotti’s side. The current title holder continues to prove it can still stir the nerves of any top team. And today, the merengues paled in comparison to the confidence...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Atletico Madrid assert dominance with derby win vs. Real Madrid

Madrid derbies are conforming more and more to a pattern. The alarming aspect of it for Real Madrid is not that the pendulum has swung so firmly in the direction of Atletico, but that the degree of that swing can be so extreme. Atletico supporters left the Vicente Calderon convinced the scoreline against their neighbors might have been five or six, rather than the emphatic 4-0 that...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Why is Victor Valdes a smart acquisition by Manchester United?

Victor Valdes Manchester United fans around the world must be in jubilant mood at the moment, not only because most of the first team players are back from what seemed like an endless injury, but also due to the arrival of Victor Valdes, a world class Spanish goalkeeper, to Old Trafford. #mufc is delighted to announce that Victor Valdes has signed an 18-month contract with an option...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas opens up about Mourinho, Ronaldo, Messi and Alonso

Iker Casillas opens up about Mourinho, Ronaldo, Messi and Alonso - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Speaking to Marca, Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas stated that he believes Carlo Ancelotti is a better manager than Jose Mourinho. During his time at Madrid, Mourinho fell out with Iker Casillas and in the process, benched him for most parts of the season and went public with...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas shows us what you do when you can't give the shirt off your back

Iker Casillas shows us what you do when you can't give the shirt off your back
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas Sees Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich As Real Madrid’s Main Champions League Threats

During an interview with the Spanish publication AS, Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas said he feels his side’s main rivals in the Champions League are Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid. Los Blancos head into Tuesday night’s encounter with Ludogorets at the Santiago Bernabeu as group winners and are in the midst of an 18-match winning streak in all competitions. The reigning...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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