IKER CASILLAS NEWS

Manchester United unlikely to bid on another center-back if they don’t get Sergio Ramos

Manchester United are unlikely to bid for another center-back if they fail in their pursuit of Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos. After claims Ramos wanted out of Real Madrid, United offered to swap David de Gea for the 29-year-old defender. However, it has become increasingly apparent in recent weeks that proposal will not be accepted, with Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez recently...
Via World Soccer Talk
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ramos, his agent and Florentino Perez call truce

Ramos, his agent and Florentino Perez call truce - originally posted on Soccerlens.com A meeting in China between the Real Madrid club president Florentino Perez, Sergio Ramos and René Ramos, his agent and brother, has ended in a peace treaty in Guangzhou leaving the door open for negotiations back in Madrid. Drawing a line through recent hostilities both parties say they are going...
Via Soccerlens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid agree to sell Sergio Ramos to Manchester United, says report

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has given into the demands of his disgruntled defender Sergio Ramos and has agreed to sell the team captain to Manchester United, according to Radio Marca. Reports from Spain have indicated that did Perez joined up with the team in Australia and once again held face-to-face talks with Ramos in an attempt to repair their damaged relationship...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Does AS Roma need to purchase a new goalkeeper?

Rebounding from a year when the club yet again failed to reclaim the Serie A title from Juventus, Roma will no doubt look to better their northern rivals during the upcoming season.  One of the capital club’s biggest strengths is its depth. The Romans have a well-stocked midfield at present with vice-captain Danielle De Rossi leading a group that includes Radja Nainggolan, Kevin...
Via World Soccer Talk
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Florentino Perez has not uttered a single truth in years, says Casillas’ agent

Santos Marquez, a FIFA agent and representative of Iker Casillas, says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has not uttered one single truth in years. One week ago, Casillas completed a long rumored move away from his boyhood club and completed a transfer to FC Porto. It has been well documented that the team captain was put under pressure to leave Madrid in order to clear the...
Via World Soccer Talk
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Casillas agent thinks Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid

Iker Casillas' agent, Santos Marquez, believes Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to sell his image rights to a company owned by Valencia president Peter Lim suggests that the forward is set to leave Real Madrid. Ronaldo is under contract until 2018 but raised eyebrows on June 29 when he announced that he had signed a deal with Mint Media. Marquez believes that the agreement is bad news...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid reunited with Kiko Casilla

Kiko Casilla After an intense search for a goalkeeper upon Iker Casillas’ departure, Real Madrid have found someone to fill his shoes in Kiko Casilla. It was announced that an agreement between Espanyol and Madrid to sign Casilla was reached. The 28-year-old is set to sign a 5-year deal with Los Blancos, as Real Madrid are often called, and will be joining them after he passes...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Casillas, Xavi honored by Spanish government for glorious La Liga careers

MADRID -- The Spanish government has honored Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez for their long and successful careers at Real Madrid and Barcelona that ended this summer. The government says it inducted the goalkeeper and midfielder into Spain's Royal Order of Sports Merit. Casillas and Xavi were club rivals but friends off the pitch, and on Spain's national team. Xavi left Barcelona...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Spain government honours football greats Casillas, Xavi

MADRID (AP) The Spanish government has honored Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez for their long and successful careers at Real Madrid and Barcelona that ended this summer. The government says it inducted the goalkeeper and midfielder into Spain's Royal Order of Sports Merit. Casillas and Xavi were club rivals but friends off the pitch, and on Spain's national team. Xavi left Barcelona...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ospina would be an astute signing at Everton to replace Tim Howard

Goalkeepers have been a hot topic this summer. Iker Casillas being bombed out of Real Madrid, Manchester United’s David De Gea potentially replacing him, Arsenal finally signing a top-class No. 1 in Petr Cech; there’s been a fair share of spotlight trained on a facet of a squad which is typically understated. There’ll be collateral damage as part of these movements, though...
Via World Soccer Talk
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid strike deal to sign Espanyol goalkeeper Casilla

BARCELONA, Spain -- Real Madrid have struck a deal to sign goalkeeper Kiko Casilla from Espanyol to replace departed talisman Iker Casillas. Espanyol president Joan Collet said: "Kiko Casilla will be transferred to Real Madrid." Casilla, 28, played for Madrid's youth teams before stints with different Spanish clubs. His steady improvement in Espanyol's net for the past four seasons...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Madrid signs goalkeeper Kiko Casilla from Espanyol

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Real Madrid has acquired goalkeeper Kiko Casilla from fellow Spanish club Espanyol to replace departed talisman Iker Casillas. Espanyol president Joan Collet says, ''Kiko Casilla will be transferred to Real Madrid.'' Casilla, 28, played for Madrid's youth teams before stints with different Spanish clubs. His steady improvement in Espanyol's net for the past...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavi slams Real Madrid over Casillas' lonely send-off

Xavi has criticised Real Madrid for failing to give departing captain Iker Casillas the send-off he deserved before his switch to Porto. Casillas appeared alone at a farewell press conference on Sunday and struggled to hold back the tears as he said his goodbye to the club he joined as nine-year-old. A wave of criticism followed, with Casillas's parents claiming in a newspaper interview...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas’ Tearful Real Madrid Goodbye Closes Legendary Chapter (Video)

It would be pointless for Real Madrid to tell Iker Casillas “no hard feelings.” Casillas bid a tearful farewell to Real Madrid at a press conference Sunday following the announcement of his transfer to FC Porto. Casillas joins the Portuguese club from Real Madrid after 25 years — 16 of which he spent in the first team , with which he spent the last 25 years (at youth and first...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid relents, gives Iker Casillas official farewell

MADRID (AP) Real Madrid has given Iker Casillas a belated official send-off at the Santiago Bernabeu on Monday a day after the former captain and goalkeeper broke down in tears in a solitary farewell before the press. The club and its president Florentino Perez came under criticism for what many saw as a heartless way to brush aside a player who had spent 25 years at Madrid and...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Casillas bids emotional farewell to Real Madrid ahead of Porto move

Iker Casillas said an emotional goodbye to Real Madrid on Sunday as he prepared to move to Porto after 25 years at the Bernabeu. The goalkeeper joined Real's youth academy in 1990 and has been with the club ever since, making 725 appearances and winning 17 major honours in that time. The 34-year-old was a high-profile casualty of Jose Mourinho's reign at Real but returned to the...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas can't hold back the tears in Real Madrid farewell

Iker Casillas' farewell press conference erased all doubts whether it was his own or the club's decision to leave Real Madrid after 16 years with the senior squad.
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Casillas 'forced out' of Real Madrid according to his parents

Departing Real Madrid captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas was forced out by club president Florentino Perez and is too good to play for a "third-tier" side like Porto, according to his parents. Real announced on Saturday that Casillas was leaving after 16 seasons in the first team to join the Portuguese club, and his exit is widely expected to prompt the arrival of David De Gea...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Casillas puts emotional end to 25 years with Real Madrid

MADRID (AP) Iker Casillas had no words of regret or rancor as he put an emotional end to his 25 years as a Real Madrid goalkeeper, promising instead to ''not let down'' his new fans at FC Porto. A tearful Casillas struggled to read a statement during a press conference a day after Madrid announced Casillas was moving to the northern Portuguese club. He says ''after 25 years defending...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Done Deal: Real Madrid allow club legend Iker Casillas join Porto

Done Deal: Real Madrid allow club legend Iker Casillas join Porto - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Real Madrid have confirmed their legendary goalkeeper Iker Casillas has left the club and will join FC Porto after two clubs reach an agreement on Saturday. The Spain international has won every competition at club and country level and has been with the 10-times European champions...
Via Soccerlens
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas' Real Madrid days numbered since Mourinho's reign

There is a certain twisted irony that the club which gave birth to Jose Mourinho should now serve as the graveyard for one of his great opposers. Iker Casillas will play out the final days of his career at Porto, in the shadow of the man who began his downfall. When the self-proclaimed "Special One" arrived at Real Madrid in 2010, the 162-capped Spaniard was at the peak of his powers...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Done Deal: Iker Casillas To Leave Real Madrid, Expected To Join FC Porto

Real Madrid have officially parted ways with long-time captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas and have announced he will be joining the Portuguese side FC Porto. This ends Casillas’ 25-year relationship with the Spanish club, a club he has been with since his youth days (joining in 1990) and began playing for professionally since 1999. Casillas, aged 34, had a year left in his current...
Via 32 Flags
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Done Deal: Iker Casillas To Leave Real Madrid, Expected To Join FC Porto

Real Madrid have officially parted ways with long-time captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas and have announced he will be joining the Portuguese side FC Porto. This ends Casillas’ 25-year relationship with the Spanish club, a club he has been with since his youth days (joining in 1990) and began playing for professionally since 1999. Casillas, aged 34, had a year left in his current...
Via Bloguin Best
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas to leave Real Madrid for Porto after 16 seasons

MADRID -- Goalkeeper Iker Casillas is leaving Real Madrid to join Portuguese club FC Porto after 16 seasons in which he helped the Spanish powerhouse win three Champions League titles, five Spanish leagues and two Copas del Rey. Madrid announced on its website Saturday that a fee had been agreed for Casillas' transfer to Portugal. Casillas joined Madrid's youth academy at the age...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid bid farewell to Iker Casillas as goalkeeper joins Porto

Real Madrid have confirmed that an agreement has been reached with Porto for the transfer of goalkeeper Iker Casillas. In an official statement on the club’s website, Real Madrid wrote that today is not only a day where they have lost one of the best goalkeepers in the club, but he’s also the “best goalkeeper in the history of Real Madrid and Spanish soccer.” “He was our...
Via World Soccer Talk
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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