Luka Modric extends Real contract until 2018

Croatian midfielder Luka Modric has extended his contract with Real Madrid by one season until 2018, the Spanish giants announced on Wednesday.

Diego Lopez thanks Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti in open letter

Former Real Madrid goal-keeper Diego Lopez expressed his gratitude to the “two greatest managers (Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti)” for giving him the chance to play for Real Madrid.

Ten Sports acquires rights for Capital One Cup & Sky Bet Football League

South Asia’s leading sports broadcaster Ten Sports Network has strengthened its football portfolio with the acquisition of two English football properties in the Capital One Cup and the Sky Bet Football League from leading sports media rights agency, MP & Silva.

Ronaldo ready to rumble after World Cup flop

Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, putting a miserable World Cup behind him, on Tuesday declared himself fit and ready to go as he chases trophies at Real Madrid.

Gareth Bale is the face of Real Madrid`s future

On signing the dotted line and agreeing to move away Tottenham Hotspur, Gareth Bale knew fully well that he would be the second in command at the Real Madrid.

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.

Ronaldo to return for Champions League semifinal

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit to play against Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final if the message posted on one of his social networking sites is to be believed.

Atletico ready for familiar foe Mourinho

Atletico Madrid may be in uncharted territory as they prepare for their first Champions League semi-final in 40 years, but they will meet a familiar face in Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho when the Londoners travel to the Spanish capital on Tuesday.

Expectations on Messi too high, says Xavi

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez believes too much is expected of four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi after the Argentine scored the winner to maintain Barca`s title hopes with a 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

Messi winner maintains Barca`s title hopes

Barcelona maintained their slim chances of retaining their La Liga title as they came from behind to beat Athletic Bilbao 2-1 at the Camp Nou on Sunday.

Barca boss Martino unhappy with season`s work

Barcelona boss Gerardo Martino has admitted that he has been disappointed with his own performance in his debut season in charge of the Catalans as they look set to miss out on a major trophy for the first time in six years.

Bolt brands Bale as world`s fastest footballer in wake of stunning Copa del Rey goal

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has branded Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale as the fastest footballer in the world in wake of his stunning Copa del Rey final winner against Barcelona on Wednesday.

Neymar says injury won`t keep him from World Cup play

Brazilian football star Neymar said Friday he would be well enough to play in the World Cup in June despite a foot injury that could force him to miss the rest of the club season.

Barca blow as foot injury rules Neymar out for four weeks

Brazilian star Neymar could miss the rest of the club season after being ruled out for four weeks with an injured left foot, dealing Barcelona a worrying blow to their La Liga hopes.

Atletico Madrid look to get closer to title

Atletico Madrid kick off the 34th round of La Liga Friday with a home game to Elche where Diego Simeone`s side will look to put the pressure on rivals Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.

Gareth Bale stunner delivers Cup joy for Real Madrid

Gareth Bale scored a stunning individual goal five minutes from time to win the Copa del Rey for Real Madrid as they overcame Barcelona 2-1 at the Mestalla in Valencia on Wednesday.

Plenty of life still in Barca, insists Martino

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino maintained his side can still return to their former glories after they were beaten 2-1 by a Gareth Bale inspired Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey final on Wednesday.

Real Madrid fans jams streets to celebrate Cup win

Thousands of fans took to the streets of Madrid on Thursday, setting off fireworks and waving flags, to celebrate Real Madrid`s 2-1 win over arch rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final.

Puyol, Bartra increase Barca`s injury problems

Brazilian full-back Adriano looks set to play at the centre of Barcelona`s defence in the Copa del Rey final against Real Madrid as captain Carles Puyol and Marc Bartra were unable to train with the rest of the squad on Wednesday morning.

Barcelona boss Martino bullish ahead of final

They may have crashed out of the Champions League quarter-finals a week ago and said almost goodbye to their chances of lifting the La Liga last weekend, but FC Barcelona coach Tata Martino is confident his side can defeat Real Madrid to win the Copa del Rey.