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  • Real Madrid defence suffer as Raphael Varane 3/10, Sergio Ramos 4/10 stand out

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:28:00 PDT ESPN FC's Paul Mariner and Ross Dyer look at how Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui can turn things around after a fifth-straight game without a win. ESPN FC's Craig Burley has his say as to who should become Real Madrid's next Galactico signings. Are Real Madrid preparing to swap managers? Gab Marcotti and Sid Lowe weigh in on the reports linking Antonio Conte to the Bernabeu. Another embarrassment for Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui as his team went 2-0 down and made the second longest run without a goal (481 minutes) in their entire 116 year existence before Marcelo's late consolation. Madrid could claim some bad luck: two VAR decisions went against them, they hit the woodwork three times and had a late possible equaliser ruled out for offside. But this was a shambles of a performance, and president Florentino Perez could pull the trigger on Lopetegui even before...
  • Chelsea equaliser sparks Mourinho melee

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:25:06 PDT English Premier League: Ross Barkley (90 + 6') Chelsea 2-2 Manchester United
  • Last-gasp Ross Barkley strike saves point for Chelsea against Manchester United

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:22:00 PDT Chelsea Manchester United 2 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Jose Mourinho was involved in an unsavoury clash with Chelsea coach Marco Ianni following Ross Barkley's 96th-minute equaliser. There was an ugly end at Stamford Bridge after Jose Mourinho was taunted by Chelsea's second assistant coach Marco Ianni following Ross Barkley's late equaliser. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho speaks about his side's 2-2 draw against Chelsea and the sideline scuffle in stoppage time. Ross Barkley scored an injury-time equaliser as Chelsea salvaged a 2-2 draw with Manchester United on a dramatic afternoon at Stamford Bridge. Anthony Martial had struck twice as United came from a goal down to lead 2-1, but Jose Mourinho was denied a happy return to his old club when substitute Barkley scrambled home in the fifth of six added minutes. The United manager then had to be restrained by a steward after reacting angrily to something that appeared to have been said during the Chelsea...
  • Martial curler puts Man United ahead

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:05:51 PDT English Premier League: Anthony Martial (73') Chelsea 1-2 Manchester United
  • Real Madrid avoid setting new goal-drought record in home defeat to Levante

    Sat, 20 Oct 2018 05:55:00 PDT Real Madrid Levante 1 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Real Madrid narrowly avoided setting a new club-record goal drought as they fell to their fourth defeat in five games with a 2-1 loss to Levante at the Bernabeu. Head coach Julen Lopetegui went into the match with plenty of speculation over his position, and his team were 2-0 down within the first quarter-hour courtesy of Jose Luis Morales' strike and a penalty from Roger Marti. Marcelo's strike with 20 minutes remaining kept Madrid's hopes of a recovery alive, and ended the club's run without a...
  • Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid sanctioned for international transfers of minors

    Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:13:00 GMTThe FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned Spanish clubs Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18. Both clubs are to serve a transfer ban that prevents them from registering any players at national and international level for the next two complete and consecutive registration periods
  • Exploring the 11 World XIs

    Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:34:00 GMT takes a look back at some of the key figures from the 11 FIFA/FIFPro World XIs since the inaugural team was unveiled in 2005. 

  • Senamuang spurs Thailand?s rise

    Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:25:00 looks closer at the progress made by Kiatisuk Senamuang's Thailand, who became the biggest movers in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.
  • A legend, a king deposed and a natty dresser

    Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:27:00 GMT

    With their leading players in the running for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or, the media in Argentina, Portugal and Brazil had plenty to say about Monday’s Gala. reveals more.

  • Stars line up to laud Messi

    Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:00:00 examines the reactions of Lionel Messi’s Barcelona and Argentina team-mates on the back of his historic fifth Ballon d’Or triumph.