Why Iker Casillas Should Not Longer Be Spain’s Number 1 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The Real Madrid side since the turn of the millenium has seen multiple changes. Big-name managers and players have come and gone, and the glory days have vacillated too. The same can be said for the Spanish national side as well. After being the biggest under-achievers in international...
Iker Casillas has admitted he considered leaving Real Madrid and believes Arsenal were interested in securing his services before he decided to stay and fight for his place.
Goalkeeper Casillas found himself behind Diego Lopez in the pecking order at the Bernabeu, with the Spain international limited to just two league appearances and cup matches last season.
Despite his lack of...
Arsenal is looking for a goalkeeper to provide stability and leadership. Iker Casillas more than fits the description.
The standout goalkeeper for Real Madrid and the all-conquering Spanish national team has emerged as one of Arsenal’s transfer targets. The Premier League club is considering launching a £17 million ($26 million) transfer bid for Casillas this summer, the Star...
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
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...
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January 26, 2013
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...
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January 23, 2013
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’...
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...
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,...