Real Madrid agree deal to buy Porto defender Danilo
Real Madrid agree deal to buy Porto defender Danilo

Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Porto to buy their Brazilian fullback Danilo, who will join the La Liga club next season, the European champions said on Twitter on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi fit for Argentina friendlies, say Barcelona
Lionel Messi fit for Argentina friendlies, say Barcelona

Fears that Argentina captain Lionel Messi had sustained a foot injury during Barcelona’s 2-1 win over Real Madrid in the Liga “clasico” on Sunday were allayed on Monday by his club.

Real suspend member for insulting players after defeat
Real suspend member for insulting players after defeat

Real Madrid have suspended a club member and banned him from their installations pending an inquiry after three men insulted players and struck at least one of their vehicles as they were leaving the training ground on Sunday.

Barca squander head-to-head advantage against Real
Barca squander head-to-head advantage against Real

Barcelona`s 2-1 win over Real Madrid in Sunday`s `Clasico` may have put them four points clear at the top of La Liga but they will be kicking themselves for not taking a host of second-half chances and grabbing the head-to-head advantage.

Barcelona not taking last-eight spot for granted: Luis Enrique
Barcelona not taking last-eight spot for granted: Luis Enrique

Barcelona are not taking progress for granted despite holding a 2-1 advantage heading into Wednesday`s Champions League last 16, second leg at home to Manchester City, coach Luis Enrique said.

Carlo Ancelotti concerned by Real Madrid's second-half stutter
Carlo Ancelotti concerned by Real Madrid's second-half stutter

Real Madrid will need to play with intensity for 90 minutes and not just the first half if they are to have a chance of beating Barcelona in Sunday`s La Liga `Clasico`, according to Real coach Carlo Ancelotti.

Atletico Madrid focused on securing third after latest stumble
Atletico Madrid focused on securing third after latest stumble

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone probably realised his side would have little chance of a second straight La Liga triumph once the club decided to cash in and sell top scorer Diego Costa and other key players also moved on.

Barcelona face investigation over Cristiano Ronaldo song
Barcelona face investigation over Cristiano Ronaldo song

The anti-violence committee of the La Liga (LFP) has decided to open a case against FC Barcelona as the result of a song insulting Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo.

Real Madrid turning the corner and ready for Schalke: Carlo Ancelotti
Real Madrid turning the corner and ready for Schalke: Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid are turning the corner after a stuttering start to the year and Wednesday`s Champions League Round of 16 first leg at Schalke 04 will prove it, coach Carlo Ancelotti said.

Real Madrid expect return to top form against Schalke
Real Madrid expect return to top form against Schalke

Holders Real Madrid do not expect another goal bonanza at Schalke 04 in Wednesday`s Champions League Round of 16 first leg after their big win last season, with midfielder Toni Kroos warning not to underestimate the Germans.

Liverpool offer Raheem Sterling 'incredible deal' to stay at Anfield
Liverpool offer Raheem Sterling 'incredible deal' to stay at Anfield

Liverpool`s exciting young forward Raheem Sterling has been offered "an incredible deal" to stay at Anfield for the foreseeable future, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo's agent defends player over birthday party
Cristiano Ronaldo's agent defends player over birthday party

Cristiano Ronaldo`s agent has defended the FIFA Ballon d`Or winner after he was criticised for throwing a lavish 30th birthday party on Saturday hours after Real Madrid`s 4-0 La Liga drubbing at Atletico.

Other factors behind tax fraud accusations: Barca president
Other factors behind tax fraud accusations: Barca president

FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes the club's identification with the Catalan region is a major factor in imputing tax fraud charges against him over signing Brazilian striker Neymar.

Lionel Messi misses training due to `personal reasons`
Lionel Messi misses training due to `personal reasons`

Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi missed training on Monday due to "personal reasons", Barcelona have confirmed.

Luis Figo obtains necessary backing to challenge for FIFA job
Luis Figo obtains necessary backing to challenge for FIFA job

Former Portugal international Luis Figo confirmed on Friday he has obtained the backing letters of six national football associations, with five being the minimum, to challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency.

Cristiano Ronaldo handed two-match ban for kicking opponent
Cristiano Ronaldo handed two-match ban for kicking opponent

Real Madrid`s Cristiano Ronaldo has been given a two-match ban following his dismissal for kicking out at an opponent during their La Liga clash with Cordoba last Saturday, the Spanish league said on Wednesday.

Carlo Ancelotti struggling for response to masterful Atletico
Carlo Ancelotti struggling for response to masterful Atletico

Real Madrid`s King`s Cup exit to Atletico on Thursday was more evidence Diego Simeone`s side have the measure of the European champions this season and left Real coach Carlo Ancelotti scratching his head for a solution.

Lionel Messi more skilful than Cristiano Ronaldo, says Fabio Capello
Lionel Messi more skilful than Cristiano Ronaldo, says Fabio Capello

Who is a better player Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? It's a long running debate in football world. And now the former England manager Fabio Capello also joined the never ending debate on Thursday by stating that the Argentine is more skilful among the two.

Real Madrid win Club World Cup, fourth title of 2014
Real Madrid win Club World Cup, fourth title of 2014

Real Madrid defeated San Lorenzo of Argentina 2-0 on Saturday to win the Club World Cup and secure their fourth trophy of 2014.

Real Madrid president says ''family atmosphere'' crucial to success
Real Madrid president says ''family atmosphere'' crucial to success

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has created a family atmosphere in the dressing room and this has played a crucial role in their recent success, club president Florentino Perez said.