Kaka playing himself back into my plans – Mourinho

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is backing Kaka to make a return to his first-team rotation after watching the Brazilian performance against Millonarios Bogota in Wednesday night’s XXXIV Trofeo Santiago Bernabeu game. The former AC Milan playmaker had been out of favour with the Spanish champions in recent times, but Mourinho,…

Report: Sergio Ramos dropped after row with Mourinho before kick-off

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Sergio Ramos was initially in the Real Madrid starting XI for the Champions League clash against Manchester City before his name shockingly went missing within minutes after we got the team news. The Spanish defender was then named on the substitute bench with 19-year-old Raphael Varane taking his place in the…

Essien named in Real Madrid squad for Granada clash

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Michael Essien was amongst the players named by manager Jose Mourinho for Real Madrid’s Spanish La Liga clash against Granada on Sunday. The Ghana midfielder is on a season long loan deal from Chelsea and is expected to be a very important part of his former manager’s plans for the forthcoming…

Benzema returns, Kaka in Real Madrid squad for Benfica clash

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will welcome back the return of French Striker Karim Benzema from the Euros, while Kaka has also been named in the Portuguese squad for the friendly against Benfica on Friday. Follow Live Scoring Updates Benzema has recently returned to the Real Madrid squad, following a less…

Mourinho says Spain Germany are Euro favourites, blasts claims

Barcelona have seven players in the Spanish national setup at the Euro 2012, but Mourinho says his Real Madrid members contribute heavily to the squad’s success. (Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has blasted suggestions which claimed that  Spain and Barcelona are one. Vicente del Bosque’s national squad and the La Liga giants…

Real Madrid must move on, says Xabi Alonso

MADRID, Spain (Sporting Alert) — Following their disappointing exit from the Champions League, Jose Mourinho and his Real Madrid team will not turn their attention back to the league. Real Madrid were beaten on penalties by Bayern Munich after both sides played to a 3-3 aggregate score on Wednesday. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice for Real…

Shoot-out Video Highlights: Real Madrid v Bayern Munich

MADRID, Spain (Sporting Alert) — Bayern Munich will face Chelsea in the final of the Champions League after their shoot-out semi-finals win over Real Madrid on Wednesday. Watch Video Highlights: Real Madrid v Bayern Munich Реал Мадрид – Байерн Мюнхен 3:4 by FootballKing2192 Real Madrid jumped out to a 2-0 lead after Cristiano Ronaldo scored…

Highlights: Barcelona lose 2-1 v Real Madrid

BARCELONA (Sporting Alert) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored the all important game winner for Real Madrid and they defeated rivals Barcelona 2-1 in the Clasico at Camp Nou on Saturday night. Watch Barcelona 1 v Real Madrid 2 Video Highlights by footyroom The win means Real Madrid now moved seven points clear of Barcelona and look…

Real Madrid train ahead of Clasico clash with Barcelona

BARCELONA (Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid went through its final full training session ahead of Saturday’s  clash with Barcelona in the Clasico at Camp Nou. Both teams come into the game in full focus, despite suffering defeats in the Champions League in midweek and contest is expected to be one of importance in the race…