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The gap is only 6 points now

  With the world coming to a stand still this Saturday night to watch the two titans of Spanish and, let’s face it, world football battle it out, I take a look at both Real Madrid and Barcelona’s forward line ups.   Real Madrid   First of all in the white corner a reluctant mention must go to Ángel Di María, who is in the form of his life at the moment and with his 11 assists (the most by […]

Posted by Des On Dec - 9 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

  Stuck in the Middle It’s not easy being a ref. Even when you do get it right someone will always find something you have done wrong. Even if your team is losing because they are playing incredibly poor, it is still the ref’s fault. The fact of the matter is that last statement is sometimes true. Poor referee decisions have cost, changed and destroyed games. But are the refs to blame? Some in Spain say no that it is […]

Posted by Garreth Nunn On Dec - 5 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Marca: We are on the right track for ‘la Decima’(the 10th Champions League) Cristiano Ronaldo is front and center on Marca today saying how Real Madrid has a great opportunity to win the Champions League this season.  He believes Real Madrid is ahead of Barcelona at the moment and that it motivates them. Rami vs Benzema is being billed as the duel of the French. Sport: Madness for Piqué Sometimes on friday mornings, there isnt much going on. So you get Piqué […]

Posted by super submarino On Nov - 18 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Peggy van Huizen was deputized as an official representative of Forza Futbol for the Real Madrid LA Pre-Season Tour. Here’s her amazing daily log. Enjoy! I’m a Real Madrid fan… For me the following experience was something I would never ever dreamed of having. I’m happy to be able to share this. It was definitely something I will never forget. The Beginning. It happened in a matter of hours..Elisa from Forza Futbol offering to help get me a media credential […]

Posted by Elisa On Aug - 13 - 2011 5 Comments READ FULL POST

…and there is no place to hide. It was the 3rdof May; Real Madrid just got eliminated from the Champions League in the semifinals by Barcelona. That game also brought an end to a tumultuous 18 days for the fans of Madrid and Barcelona in particular and the fans of football worldwide in general. A series of four clasicos in a span of just 18 days. It has never happened before. Judging by the tension, unsportsmanlike behavior from players on […]

Posted by super submarino On Aug - 8 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

As part of the Mourinho’s new policy of bringing in younger players into the club, today the press conference focused on Karim Benzema and young Rafael Varane. Rafa is only 18 years old, with one senior year at Lens under his belt was a surprise signing, recommended by new sporting director, Zinedine Zidane. He is a central defender, but can also play as defensive midfielder and sweeper. His parents are from Martinique in the Carribbean. Rafa is a very soft […]

Posted by Elisa On Jul - 19 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Last year, the LA Galaxy took the game to Real Madrid at the Rose Bowl and the end result was LAG 2-3 RM. But this preseason was a different matter. Game fitness against an in form LA Galaxy was the primary goal for RM. Galaxy aimed to attack and play on the counter with a very open game. Winning was not of the utmost importance, but to put on a show for the fans. It was an exciting dynamic game […]

Posted by Elisa On Jul - 17 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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