Sunday, January 6, 2019

Tag "Real Madrid"

    Hat-trick! Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Hat-trick! Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Real Madrid have won the FIFA World Club Cup for a record fourth time, following a 4-1 victory over United Arab Emirates side, Al Ain FC.In a match dominated by the UEFA Champions League defending champions, current Balon d'Or winner, Luka Modric, curled home the opener on 14 minutes from just outside the area.The Santiago Solari-led team waited until the hour [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    UCL: Real Madrid, Man United, Juventus suffer shock defeats

UCL: Real Madrid, Man United, Juventus suffer shock defeats

Real Madrid suffered their worst home defeat in the Champions League as CSKA Moscow thrashed Los Galacticos 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.Fielding a weakened side sprinkled with some of his star players, Santiago Solari's side were humbled despite starting brightly.CSKA took the lead on 37 minutes against the run of play through Fedor Chalov's curling shot. From then onward, [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    UCL roundup: Real Madrid, Juve, Bayern charge into knockout phase

UCL roundup: Real Madrid, Juve, Bayern charge into knockout phase

European football bigwigs, Real Madrid, Juventus, Bayern Munich and Manchester United, have booked their places in the knockout phase of this season's UEFA Champions League.Real defeated Roma 2-0 at the Olympic stadium in Rome, thanks to goals from Gareth Bale and Lukas Vasquez. The win took the defending champions three points ahead of Roma, securing top spot in the group [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Solari named permanent Real Madrid coach

Solari named permanent Real Madrid coach

Real Madrid have announced the appointment of their team B coach, Santiago Solari on a permanent basis.The Spanish club made the announcement in a short statement posted on their website last night, with Solari handed a three-year contract."The board of directors of Real Madrid C.F., which met today, 13 November 2018, has agreed to appoint Santiago Solari as first-team coach until [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    UCL: Man United upset Juventus as City, Real Madrid win big

UCL: Man United upset Juventus as City, Real Madrid win big

Manchester United inflicted the first defeat of the season on Juventus with a 2-1 win at the Allianz stadium in Turin, thanks to two late goals.In a game reminiscent of a United team built by Sir Alex Ferguson which was notorious for late wins, Jose Mourinho and his boys rolled back the years to hand United their second win in [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Real Madrid sack Lopetegui as Solaris takes over

Real Madrid sack Lopetegui as Solaris takes over

Julen Lopetegui has been sacked by Real Madrid, less than two days after Barcelona defeated the club in the first El Clasico of the season.Lopetegui moved to Real in the summer after quitting Spain days before their World Cup campaign began.The coach has seen his team struggle through an inconsistent start to the season and the club currently sits ninth [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    No Messi but Barca annihilate Real Madrid through Suarez hat-trick

No Messi but Barca annihilate Real Madrid through Suarez hat-trick

A Barcelona team bereft of Lionel Messi annihilated La Liga arch-rival Real Madrid 5-1 in the first El Clasico of the season.Barcelona had a brighter start in the first El Clasico without either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo for over a decade - and they duly took the lead through the ex-Liverpool man.A sweeping move down the left saw Jordi [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Euro roundup: Juventus continue perfect run as Real Madrid’s slump persists

Euro roundup: Juventus continue perfect run as Real Madrid’s slump persists

It was contrasting fortunes for big European clubs as Real Madrid lost at lowly Alaves while Juventus made it eight wins in as many league games. TheCable reviews the performance of major European clubs over the weekend.EnglandLiverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City continued their unbeaten streak in this season's EPL campaign, all going joint-top of the table.Chelsea defeated Southampton 3-0 away [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Unbeaten Juve record big win as Real Madrid endure narrow loss

Unbeaten Juve record big win as Real Madrid endure narrow loss

The second matchday of the UEFA Champions League group stage saw champions Real Madrid lose, Bayern Munich and Manchester United were held in disappointing displays while Juventus continued their perfect start to the season.Hoffenheim 1-2 Manchester CityManchester City needed a late goal to earn their first win in Europe this season, a come-from-behind 2-1 win in Germany. Hoffenheim scored after [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Luka Modric, the undisputed world’s best player

Luka Modric, the undisputed world’s best player

Finally, the era of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi snapping up every individual football honour is over, and the man who broke the jinx is Real Madrid's Luka Modric.Fresh from winning UEFA men's player of the year award in August, the diminutive Croatian playmaker known for his long-range strikes and accurate passes added the FIFA Best men's award on Monday.The [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    UCL: Ronaldo sent off in Juventus win as Man City suffer shock loss

UCL: Ronaldo sent off in Juventus win as Man City suffer shock loss

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in the first half as Juventus defeated Valencia 2-0 in their UEFA Champions League opener on a night which also witnessed a shock 1-2 loss for Manchester City at home to Olympic Lyon.On his UCL debut for Juventus, the 33-year-old former Real Madrid top marksman was given his marching orders midway through the game after his [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Modric beats Salah, Ronaldo to UEFA player of the year award

Modric beats Salah, Ronaldo to UEFA player of the year award

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric, has been awarded the 2018 UEFA men’s player award ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohammed Salah.The 33-year-old Croatian captain who won the golden ball at the 2018 World Cup was Real Madrid's midfield engine and chief creator on the road to a third consecutive Champions League crown.This is the first time the award is being handed [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    UCL: Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford as Juventus draw Man United

UCL: Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford as Juventus draw Man United

Real Madrid start a third consecutive defence of their UCL crown against Roma, CSKA Moscow and Viktoria Plzen in the group stage.The draws, handled by Real and Atletico Madrid players, Kaka and Diego Forlan respectively, placed the 13-time champions in the same group as Roma, the slayers of Barcelona last season.Barcelona, who have won their group in the last 11 [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Spain sack coach on eve of World Cup

Spain sack coach on eve of World Cup

Spain has sacked Julen Lopetegui as the national team coach, a day before the World Cup begins.Luis Rubiales, RFEF president, is said to be "furious" and "deeply upset" over Real Madrid's confirmation of Lopetegui as their new gaffer.Lopetegui had penned a new contract until 2020 just weeks ago, but the allure of succeeding Zinedine Zidane was irresistible.The coach's sack comes [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Zidane steps down as coach of Real Madrid

Zidane steps down as coach of Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane has resigned as Real Madrid gaffer, days after becoming the first coach to win the Champions League in three consecutive seasons.Appearing at a press conference on Thursday, Zidane said: "I have taken the decision to not continue going into the next season."For me and for everybody, I think the moment to change has arrived. It was not an [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Egyptian lawyer files €1bn lawsuit against Ramos over Salah’s injury

Egyptian lawyer files €1bn lawsuit against Ramos over Salah’s injury

Bassem Wahba, an Egyptian lawyer, has filed a €1 billion lawsuit against Sergio Ramos, claiming he "intentionally injured" Mohamed Salah during the Champions League final.Salah left the field in tears on Saturday when Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win a third straight Champions League title.Although there were fears that the 25-year-old may miss the World Cup, he assured fans on [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
1 2 3 8
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

January 04, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS361463411
KANO360465413
PH361462412
ABUJA362462413
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement