Club President admits regret at not completing deal with Tottenham

Former Dinamo Zagreb president Zdravko Mamic has claimed that Tottenham had tried to sign Alen Halilovic and Tin Jedvaj to replace Gareth Bale. Mamic told Arena: “Our biggest failure were transfers of AlenHalilovic and Tin Jedvaj. When they were 16, Tottenham sold Bale to Real for €100m and wanted to buy them for €25m. I […]
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7 days ago

Nissan Had Real Madrid Fan Fill In For Injured Gareth Bale In New Commercial

When Gareth Bale got injured during a UEFA Champions League match in November, Real Madrid looked to its bench for his replacement. Nissan, however, took a different approach in finding somebody to replace him in its upcoming TV commercial. Bale was set to appear in a Nissan spot alongside Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero, but was unable to do so after injuring his ankle....
March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Bale returns as Real Madrid see off Espanyol

A make-shift Madrid side managed to maintain their lead at the top of the table as Welsh star Gareth Bale made his long-awaited return from injury as a second-half substitute – getting his name on the score-sheet in the process. It proved to be a relatively straight-forward victory for the hosts, with their opposition struggling to create chances throughout the game and offering...
February 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Bale stars as Real Madrid cruise past Leganes

A first-half brace from Welsh winger Gareth Bale saw Real Madrid record a comfortable win against a Leganes side currently struggling in 17th place. Still reeling from a shocking midweek Champions League draw against Legia Warsaw, Zidane had to ensure that his players didn’t display a similar level of complacency in the league as well – with arch-rivals Barcelona breathing down...
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Wales stuns Belgium 3-1 to reach Euro 2016 semifinal

In a tournament that has served up its share of drama and intrigue, Wales provided another dose of both on Friday. The Welsh ran past a favored Belgian side, 3-1, to reach the semifinal of the European Championship in its first appearance in the tournament. “Don’t be afraid to have dreams,” Wales manager Chris Coleman said. “Because four years ago, I was as far away from...
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July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Bale braced for Wales' biggest game in half a century

Gareth Bale has branded Wales' Euro 2016 quarter-final clash with Belgium as the country's biggest game in more than 50 years.Chris Coleman's side, the only one of the home nations left in France in their first major tournament since 1958, take on highly-fancied Belgium for a place in the last four.Bale, who has scored three goals in their four games so far, said the game was Wales...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Bale wants Wales to keep 'riding the wave' at Euro 2016

Gareth Bale urged Wales to continue "riding the wave" after clinching their spot in the last eight of Euro 2016.Bale was kept on a tight leash by Northern Ireland in a cagey Battle of Britain in Paris, but he was instrumental in the winning goal when Gareth McAuley diverted the forward's 75th-minute cross into his own net.Wales will now play either Hungary and Belgium in the quarter...
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June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

European tournament expansion: Smart decision by UEFA brass

When first announced, the expansion of the European soccer tournament field to 24 teams seemed like a poor decision. The European Championship is a tournament that holds a sort of prestige that many argue the World Cup has started to lack.  When the World Cup expanded from 24 to 32 teams in 1998, it brought with it a large amount of overmatched competition. Normally, as a tournament field...
Via The Sports Quotient
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gareth Bale scores long-range free kick against England

A largely uneventful first half in Lens was punctuated by a moment of magic from Welsh superstar Gareth Bale, as he hit a free-kick from distance that beat Joe Hart. Neither Wales nor England generated much during the first half, though England did enjoy the majority of possession. England couldn’t do much with the ball, and apart from a Raheem Sterling miss, the English had...
Via The Comeback
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gareth Bale scores the first ever goal in Euros for Wales

Wales hasn’t had much success at the national level in international soccer. In fact, Euro 2016 is the first ever European Championship that the country is taking part in, and they’ve only been to one World Cup, way back in 1958. During Saturday afternoon’s match with Slovakia, Gareth Bale (of course) scored the first-ever goal for Wales in Euro and the country’s first goal...
Via The Comeback
June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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