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Real Madrid president slams Manchester United over David De Gea transfer fiasco
Real Madrid's new soccer player Mateo Kovacic, right, poses with club President Florentino Perez during his official presentation to the media at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. Kovacic, who played before in Italian Inter Milan team, has signed a contract for six seasons. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
September 4, 2015

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said Manchester United lacked ‘negotiating experience.’

Real Madrid hand Real Betis humiliating 5-0 defeat, Barcelona edge Malaga 1-0
August 30, 2015

Gareth Bale overshadowed an out-of-sorts Cristiano Ronaldo on a night where Real Madrid pumped in five goals.

Neymar likely to return for Barcelona against Malaga
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August 28, 2015

Neymar missed this month’s European and Spanish Super Cups, as well as last weekend’s 1-0 win at Athletic Bilbao.

Real Madrid are not a defensive team, insists Rafa Benitez
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Real Madrid’s hopes of beating Real Betis could be boosted by the return from injury of Karim Benzema.

Real Madrid under pressure to win home opener
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August 27, 2015

Real Madrid’s new coach Rafa Benitez is under pressure early in his stint with the club as they face Real Betis in their League opener.

Atletico Madrid register scrappy 1-0 win over promoted Las Palmas
August 23, 2015

Atletico de Madrid got their La Liga campaign up and running in less than a convincing fashion.

We are not looking for a striker, says Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez
August 22, 2015

Real begin their latest La Liga campaign on Sunday at promoted Sporting Gijon.

Jordi Alba back for Barcelona’s La Liga opener at Athletic Bilbao

Facing trouble to field the right combination, Jordi Alba’s presence will help Barcelona’s prospects.

Pepe extends contract at Real Madrid until 2017
August 21, 2015

Pepe, 32, has helped Madrid win the Champions League and two Spanish league titles in eight seasons.

Gerard Pique banned for four matches over Super Cup red card
August 19, 2015

Referee Carlos Velasco Carballo acted after Pique strode angrily up to the linesman and yelled in his face.

It does not concern me: Rafa Benitez on misfiring Real Madrid attack

Rafa Benitez’s Real Madrid will kick off their season against Sporting Gijon on Sunday.

Aritz Aduriz, Athletic Bilbao stun Barcelona 4-0 in Spanish Super Cup
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August 15, 2015

The return leg is at the Nou Camp on Monday but even for Lionel Messi and company it may be asking too much to win.

I am not here to replace Xavi: Barcelona new recruit Arda Turan
July 10, 2015

Turkey captain Arda joined Barca this week after four seasons at Atletico Madrid.

Stayed at Barcelona because of Lionel Messi, reveals Dani Alves
June 10, 2015

Alves spoke angrily at a news conference last month when he said he felt that he was not appreciated at Barcelona.

Dani Alves extends his stay at FC Barcelona
Barcelona's Dani Alves and Neymar celebrate after the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus Turin and FC Barcelona at the Olympic stadium in Berlin Saturday, June 6, 2015. Barcelona won the match 3-1.  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 9, 2015

The Brazilian right-back was being linked to a move to Manchester United this summer.

Real Madrid appoint Rafael Benitez as new coach
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June 3, 2015

Benitez will be tasked with ending Madrid’s dismal record of one Spanish title in seven seasons.

Real Madrid vice-president confirms Rafael Benitez deal
May 31, 2015

Former Liverpool, Inter Milan and Chelsea manager Benitez has already announced his exit from Serie A side Napoli.

I won’t change the way I play: Neymar

The Brazilian was treated to a chorus of boos from the Athletic fans and given some rough treatment by rival defenders.

After winning King’s Cup, Barcelona coach Luis Enrique sets sights on treble

Spanish champions look to win the Champions League against Juventus on June 6 to complete the treble.

Lionel Messi leads Barcelona to King’s Cup final triumph over Athletic Bilbao

Barca’s South American attacking trio have netted a Spanish record 120 goals in all competitions this season.

Hope we work together next season: Cristiano Ronaldo backs under-fire coach Carlo Ancelotti
May 24, 2015

After the match, Portugal captain Ronaldo posted a message on his Twitter feed with a photograph of himself and Ancelotti.

Deportivo La Coruna spoil Xavi Hernandez’s Barcelona farewell

Deportivo La Coruna came back from 2-0 down away at champions Barcelona to spoil a homage to Xavi Hernandez.

Luis Suarez to miss Barcelona’s final La Liga outing of the season
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May 23, 2015

Luis Suarez picked up the injury in Barca’s semi-final, second leg at Bayern Munich.

After 24 years at Barcelona, Xavi set to leave for Qatar
May 20, 2015

With Barca, Xavi has won three Champions League crowns, eight La Liga titles and a host of other trophies.

Spanish media hails Lionel Messi after Barcelona’s La Liga title win
May 18, 2015

Lionel Messi scored 41 goals in 37 La Liga appearances this term.

Barcelona clinch Spanish La Liga title after 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid
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Real Madrid will finish runner-up despite Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a hat trick in a 4-1 win at Espanyol.

Hold your tongue: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti tells Gareth Bale’s agent
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May 12, 2015

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has hit back at Gareth Bale’s agent.

Barcelona edge Real Sociedad 2-0, Real Madrid held by Valencia
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May 10, 2015

Barcelona moved within touching distance of a fifth La Liga title in seven years and piled pressure on chasing Real Madrid.

Real Madrid close gap on top with 3-0 win over Almeria
April 30, 2015

The pressure was on Ancelotti’s men after Barcelona had mauled Getafe 6-0 on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez on target as Barcelona demolish Getafe 6-0
April 29, 2015

It was the first time Getafe, who are 13th, have conceded five goals in the first half of a La Liga match.

Javier Hernandez’s brace helps Real Madrid edge past Celta Vigo 4-2
April 27, 2015

It was a high-scoring thriller but Madrid managed to hang on to their lead till the referee’s whistle.

Barcelona snatch 2-0 win over Valencia, Real Madrid go past Malaga 3-1
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April 18, 2015

Lionel Messi scores his 400th goal for Barcelona in hard-fought win over Valencia.

Real Madrid ease past Elbar 3-0, Barcelona held to 2-2 draw at Sevilla
April 12, 2015

Real Madrid’s 3-0 win over Eibar earlier in the day means the European champions now trail Barca by just two points.

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez on target in Barcelona win; Cristiano Ronaldo fires 37th goal
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April 9, 2015

Suarez netted two goals after Messi opened the scoring to guide Barcelona to a 4-0 victory over Almeria.

Cristiano Ronaldo nets five as Real Madrid humiliate Granada 9-1
April 5, 2015

Portugal forward Ronaldo struck three times in eight minutes in the first half and added two headers after the break.

James Rodriguez back for Real Madrid after two-month injury layoff
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April 4, 2015

Rodriguez, sustained the injury in the league game against Sevilla in early February.