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IKER CASILLAS RUMORS

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
4 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Madrid goalkeeper Casillas returns to practice

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has returned to practice for the first time since breaking his left hand nearly two months ago. Casillas, who was injured on Jan. 24, will be back in time for the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals against Galatasaray in two weeks. Casillas will likely have to compete with newcomer Diego Lopez, who was brought in from Sevilla after...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Madrid signs Diego Lopez to fill in for Casillas

Real Madrid has signed goalkeeper Diego Lopez from Sevilla to help fill in for the injured Iker Casillas. Madrid said on its club website on Saturday that Lopez's contract will keep him at the Spanish champions until the end of the 2016-17 season. The 31-year-old Lopez came up through Madrid's youth system, playing sparingly for its first team before playing for Villarreal...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Madrid's Casillas abandons match with hand injury

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas abandoned Wednesday's match at Valencia with an apparent hand injury. Casillas was kicked in the left hand by teammate Alvaro Arbeloa while clearing a loose ball in the area in the 13th minute of the Copa del Rey match. After being looked at by team doctors, Casillas was seen shaking his head before walking off the pitch. The Spain international...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas Benched for First Time in 10 Years, Responds by Wearing World’s Ugliest Socks (Photo)

Maybe Iker Casillas was sending a secret message. That’s the only explanation we can offer for his choice of fashion. The Real Madrid icon was benched for the first time in over a decade on Saturday. He wore a pair of thigh-high, red-and-black-striped socks as he watched his team slump to a 3-2 defeat against Malaga. No offense to fans of Brazilians club Flamengo, but Casillas’...
Via NESN.com
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Casillas unconcerned by criticism

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas insists he is not bothered by the criticism of his recent performances. The 31-year-old has had a shaky start to the season, as have his team, who have already slipped seven points behind leaders Barcelona. They have a chance to pick up just their fourth Primera Division win of the campaign against Celta Vigo at the Bernabeu on Saturday and...
Via Fox Soccer
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Iker Casillas' France T-Shirt Causes Stir, Spain Captain Wears Rivals' Colors Ahead of Big Game (Photo)

Iker Casillas surprised everybody on Monday morning after arriving at Spain's training headquarters with a France T-shirt. The French are Spain's rivals in Group I of FIFA World Cup qualifying for Brazil 2014. Casillas came to Cuidad del Futbol wearing a white Adidas shirt with the French flag on the chest and the word FRANCE above it. After parking his car,...
Via NESN.com
October 10, 2012  |  1 Comment

Iker Casillas Begs Referee to Show Italy Mercy Even Though Spain Would Not (Video)

The final of the 2012 UEFA European Championship was effectively finished after 60 minutes. Spain was leading Italy 2-0 when Thiago Motta, Italy's third and final substitute, fell to the ground clutching his hamstring. He could not continue, and 10-man Italy was forced to face 11 rampaging Spaniards for the last half-hour. Spain and Italy share a bitter soccer rivalry that dates...
Via NESN.com
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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