Real Madrid deny transfer ban reports
Real Madrid deny transfer ban reports

 European champions Real Madrid have denied reports in the Spanish media that they and Atletico Madrid could be banned from registering new players for a year for irregularities in the signing of minors.

Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid facing transfer bans: Reports
Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid facing transfer bans: Reports

Spanish giants Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid could be banned from registering new players for a year for irregularities in the signing of minors, Spanish radio station Cadena SER reported on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid unaware of possible FIFA transfer ban
Atletico Madrid unaware of possible FIFA transfer ban

Atletico Madrid are unaware of a possible transfer embargo after Spanish media reported FIFA were set to bar the club and city rivals Real Madrid from the next two windows.

'Real Madrid's Chicharito Hernandez more natural goal-scorer than Karim Benzema'
'Real Madrid's Chicharito Hernandez more natural goal-scorer than Karim Benzema'

Former Real Madrid Mexican striker Hugo Sanchez has praised his compatriot "Chicharito" Hernandez, who he described as a "more decisive" player in comparison to Karim Benzema, who he does not consider "a natural goal-scorer."

Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema likely to be fit for Juventus clash: Carlo Ancelotti
Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema likely to be fit for Juventus clash: Carlo Ancelotti

 Holders Real Madrid are likely to have forwards Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema back for next week`s Champions League semi-final first leg at Juventus, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday.

PSG deny Edinson Cavani's departure at end of season
PSG deny Edinson Cavani's departure at end of season

The president of French football club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, underlined on Tuesday that Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani would not be leaving the club next season.

Real Madrid battling hard to thwart Barcelona treble charge
Real Madrid battling hard to thwart Barcelona treble charge

 Real Madrid have never won the Spanish treble and are fighting tooth and nail in La Liga to prevent arch-rivals Barcelona scooping Champions League and domestic league and Cup titles for a second time.

Javier Hernandez stars for Real Madrid in six-goal thriller
Javier Hernandez stars for Real Madrid in six-goal thriller

Javier Hernandez struck twice as Real Madrid kept the pressure on Barcelona at the top of La Liga by reducing the Catalans` lead to two points with a enthralling 4-2 win at Celta Vigo on Sunday.

Javier Hernandez’s patience an example for others, says Carlo Ancelotti
Javier Hernandez’s patience an example for others, says Carlo Ancelotti

Javier Hernandez will be an important player for Real Madrid in the remaining games of the season after scoring the goal that secured a Champions League semi-final slot, coach Carlo Ancelotti has said.

Celta Vigo to give stern test to Real Madrid
Celta Vigo to give stern test to Real Madrid

Spanish football club Real Madrid face a potentially complicated away game on Sunday as they bid to overhaul Barcelona at the top of La Liga.

Court blocks plans to build flats on site of Atletico stadium
Court blocks plans to build flats on site of Atletico stadium

A Spanish court has blocked plans to build 2,000 flats on the site of Atletico Madrid`s Vicente Calderon stadium.

La Liga: Espanyol keen to destroy Barca`s treble dreams
La Liga: Espanyol keen to destroy Barca`s treble dreams

Barcelona can take a huge step towards sealing a fifth La Liga title in seven years when they visit local rivals Espanyol in the Catalan derby on Saturday.

Atletico focus turns to securing Europe spot for 2015-16
Atletico focus turns to securing Europe spot for 2015-16

 Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has been a constant thorn in Real Madrid`s side this season but Wednesday`s Champions League clash at the Bernabeu was a bridge too far for the Argentine and his overachieving side.

Sergio Ramos tactical shift key to victory, says Iker Casillas
Sergio Ramos tactical shift key to victory, says Iker Casillas

 Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti`s decision to deploy defender Sergio Ramos in central midfield was the key to Wednesday`s 1-0 Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid, according to captain Iker Casillas.

Patient Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez seizes moment in the limelight
Patient Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez seizes moment in the limelight

Javier Hernandez has been a bit-part player at Real Madrid since joining on loan from Manchester United but injuries handed the Mexico striker a rare chance on Wednesday which he took with aplomb.

Real Madrid, Juventus complete UEFA Champions League semi-finals line-up
Real Madrid, Juventus complete UEFA Champions League semi-finals line-up

Real Madrid and Juventus scraped into the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday, joining already qualified Bayern Munich and Barcelona.

UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid will be stronger for semis, warns Carlo Ancelotti
UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid will be stronger for semis, warns Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti sent a warning to Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus that his side will not relinquish their Champions League title lightly after finally seeing off Atletico Madrid to progress to the semi-finals 1-0 on aggregate.

Chinese firms speed up purchase of sports assets worldwide
Chinese firms speed up purchase of sports assets worldwide

A wealthy Chinese consortium is planning to complete a takeover of English football club Aston Villa immediately after the FA Cup final, according to media reports.

Real Madrid absences won`t affect Atletico: Diego Simeone
Real Madrid absences won`t affect Atletico: Diego Simeone

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has refused to accept a host of injuries and suspensions to key Real Madrid players has given his side the upper hand in their Champions League quarter-final tie.

How Diego Simeone painted Madrid red
How Diego Simeone painted Madrid red

In the dying moments of Diego Simeone`s second Madrid derby in charge of Atletico, a banner was lowered behind the goal his side was defending to display a stinging message: "Wanted: A dignified rival for a decent derby".