James Rodriguez injury could prompt Real Madrid's transfer market foray
James Rodriguez injury could prompt Real Madrid's transfer market foray

  An injury to playmaker James Rodriguez could prompt Real Madrid to dip into the transfer market next month and they are interested in Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva among others, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Monday.

Spanish league targets abusive Real Madrid fans
Spanish league targets abusive Real Madrid fans

Spain`s professional league (LFP) has moved to show it is serious about tackling violence and abuse by vowing to report Real Madrid fans who sang insulting chants about Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and the Catalan club.

Cristiano Ronaldo hits 23rd career hat-trick in Real Madrid win
Cristiano Ronaldo hits 23rd career hat-trick in Real Madrid win

Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 23rd hat trick of his career, taking his La Liga club Real Madrid to a 3-0 victory over Celta Vigo Saturday.

Carlo Ancelotti hails Karim Benzema goal run
Carlo Ancelotti hails Karim Benzema goal run

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti heaped praise on his in-form striker Karim Benzema on Friday as the in-form Frenchman looks to build on 11 goals in ten games at home to Celta Vigo this weekend.

La Liga: Rampant Real Madrid eye new record territory
La Liga: Rampant Real Madrid eye new record territory

La Liga leaders Real Madrid will look to continue their sparkling form with a record-equalling 18th consecutive victory in all competitions as they host Celta Vigo on Saturday.

Stuttering Barcelona calm before Ajax clash, coach says
Stuttering Barcelona calm before Ajax clash, coach says

Barcelona are calm heading into Wednesday`s Champions League Group F game at Ajax Amsterdam despite consecutive defeats in La Liga, according to coach Luis Enrique.

Luis Enrique in firing line after latest Barca slip-up
Luis Enrique in firing line after latest Barca slip-up

Barcelona started afresh this season under new coach Luis Enrique but his position is already being questioned with the team suffering back-to-back La Liga defeats and failing to play the dashing football expected of them.

Luis Suarez hurt by `unjust` defeat on home debut
Luis Suarez hurt by `unjust` defeat on home debut

Luis Suarez remains without a victory in a Barcelona shirt as the Catalans suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to Celta Vigo on his home debut on Saturday.

Madrid giants atop of La Liga after Barcelona lose at home
Madrid giants atop of La Liga after Barcelona lose at home

Barcelona followed up last weekend`s 3-1 defeat at Real Madrid with another reverse on Saturday, squandering a host of chances to lose 1-0 at home to Celta Vigo and handing the lead in La Liga to their arch rivals.

Luis Enrique expects flak after another Barcelona defeat
Luis Enrique expects flak after another Barcelona defeat

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is expecting a stream of criticism after Saturday`s La Liga defeat at home to Celta Vigo but said he was already focusing on Wednesday`s Champions League game at Ajax Amsterdam.

Freescoring Real Madrid move top of La Liga
Freescoring Real Madrid move top of La Liga

Real Madrid moved to the top of La Liga for the first time this season as goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and a James Rodriguez double handed them a 4-0 win at Granada.

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta sidelined by calf injury
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta sidelined by calf injury

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta could miss next week`s La Liga clash with Celta Vigo and the Champions League tie against Ajax Amsterdam after injuring himself against Real Madrid on Saturday.

European football clubs concerned about Ebola virus
European football clubs concerned about Ebola virus

French football club Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has expressed Ebola concerns about his side's two Cameroonian players who turned out for their national team in the 2015 Africa Cup qualifiers.

Sergi Samper the latest gem from Barcelona production line
Sergi Samper the latest gem from Barcelona production line

One thing that has stood out during the early stages of Luis Enrique`s stint as Barcelona coach is the faith he is placing in recent graduates from the club`s famed "La Masia" academy.

Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose
Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic will undergo surgery on his nose which was broken during the La Liga champions` 3-2 Champions League defeat by Greek side Olympiakos on Tuesday.

Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose
Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic will undergo surgery on his nose which was broken during the La Liga champions` 3-2 Champions League defeat by Greek side Olympiakos on Tuesday.

Berizzo fills in for Enrique as Celta coach

Spanish Primera Liga club Celta Vigo has offered former player Eduardo Berizzo a two-year deal as its new coach to replace Luis Enrique, who was named Barcelona coach.

Barcelona appoint Luis Enrique as new coach

Barcelona on Monday appointed their former captain and outgoing Celta Vigo manager Luis Enrique as their new coach to replace Gerardo Martino after a disappointing trophyless season, the club said.

Barcelona coach Martino calls it quits after trophyless season

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino resigned on Saturday after just one season in charge having finished second to Atletico Madrid in the La Liga title race and failed to win a major trophy.

Ancelotti frustrated by end of Real title challenge

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti believes his side have paid for their efforts in the Champions League after their La Liga title challenge ended with a 2-0 defeat to Celta Vigo on Sunday.