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(Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has named his 20-man squad for today’s Spanish La Liga game against Deportivo at the Riazor. Real Madrid are 16 points behind leaders Barcelona in the La Liga standings and will be looking to secure all three points, despite giving up on retaining the crown they won last season. One player who is not in the squad for the clash is defender Raphael Varane after suffering what…

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Jose Mourinho has named his 22-man squad for Tuesday night’s last-16 of the Champions League clash with English Premier League side Manchester United at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium. Amongst the players in the squad and expected to start is former Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been tipped by the bookies to score against his ex-club in what should be a thrilling encounter in Madrid. “They’re two squads with loads of potential.…

(Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is in the Croatia starting line-ups for today’s friendly international clash with South Korea. Follow Live Football Scores and Results Croatia v South Korea Modric, who is still working on establishing his place in the La Liga starting team, starts in the midfield alongside Ognjen Vukojevic and Niko Kranjcar. Mario Mandzukic and Ivica Olic will lead the attack, while Vedran Corluka and Darijo Srna are amongst the defenders.…

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Víctor Valdés was named to the bench by manager Tito Vilanova for tonight’s Copa del Rey with Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu. Instead, Jose Pinto has been handed the starting gloves and he will be supported by Carles Puyol, Gerard Pique Jordi Alba and Dani Alves. Lionel Messi, Pedro and Cesc Fabregas will lead the attack, while Andres Iniesta, Xavi and Sergio Busquets completes the starting line up. David Villa is again on the bench, alongside…

MADRID (Sporting Alert) – Iker Casillas is back in the starting line up for Real Madrid in tonight’s Copa Del Rey clash against Celta. Also starting tonight are Sergio Ramos and Luka Modric, with Jose Callejon, Antonio Adan and Raphael Varane all back on the bench. Midfielder Kaka and striker Gonzalo Higuain are also on the bench. Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema will lead the Real Madrid attack. Chu-Young Park is among the starters for…

VIGO (Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is set to hand Kaka a starting place in today’s Copa del Rey clash against Celta in the Balaídos Stadium. Also See Reports: Falcao Prefers Real Madrid Move Over Chelsea and Manchester City The Brazilian has been limited to first team outings this season, but Mourinho has constantly backed the attacking midfielder as a quality player who he wants to see succeed. Wednesday night will see…

(Sporting Alert) — Manchester United have identified two targets to boost up the squad and reports claimed that the Premier League leaders have their eyes on Croatian duo Sime Vrsaljko and Alen Halilovic. In fact, according to the Daily Mail, United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is plotting a January move for the pair as he seeks to strengthen his squad. It is believed that Manchester United chief executive David Gill travelled to Croatia on Tuesday…

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema are all in Real Madrid starting line-up for the Champions League clash against Manchester City. Follow Live Coverage of the Game online Amongst those on the bench are Kaka and Mesut Ozil and are being backed to play some part as the game goes on. Manchester City, needing a win to keep its chances of going through to the next, start with Vincent Kompany…

BARCELONA (Sporting Alert) – Real Madrid wrapped up its final training session in Valdebebas ahead of the much anticipated El Clásico clash against Barcelona at the Camp Nou on Sunday. Live Game Coverage and Team Line-ups will be available on Sunday. Jose Mourinho spend time addressing the importance of the game against the current league leaders, which despite not being at their complete best so far this season, hold an eight point advantage over the…

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid will entertain Manchester City in a Champions League match both teams will be eager not to lose on their Group D opener at Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday. Real Madrid v Manchester City Live on FoxSports2Go.com from 2:35 PM Locked evidently in the most challenging group of the European tournament, both managers will be hoping to avoid any slip ups in the first game. Meanwhile, despite a shocking defeat in…

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 season, but at home and in Europe. Also in Mourinho’s 20 man squad is midfield playmaker Kaka, despite being rumored…

MADRID (Sporting Alert) – Both Kaka and Luka Modric have been named on Real Madrid bench for tonight’s return leg Spanish Super Cups against Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu. Watch SPANISH SUPER CUP: Barcelona at Real Madrid on ESPN3.com Barcelona have a one goal advantage in the contest after beating their arch rivals 3-2 in the first left at Camp Nou last week. Modric made his long awaited move Tottenham this week and he’s looking…