Villarreal to face Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final

Villarreal will face Barcelona in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey as Gerardo Moreno`s late strike sealed a 2-0 aggregate win away to Getafe.

Barcelona edge nine-man Atletico Madrid to enter Copa del Rey semis
Barcelona edge nine-man Atletico Madrid to enter Copa del Rey semis

Neymar bagged a double as Barcelona twice came from behind to book their place in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 3-2 win over nine-man Atletico Madrid to seal a 4-2 aggregate victory.

Xavi resumes training with Barcelona
Xavi resumes training with Barcelona

FC Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez, who has missed the team's recent games due to a hamstring injury, has resumed training with the rest of the squad and is awaiting medical approval to play on Sunday against Deportivo de La Coruna.

Fernando Torres double dumps Real Madrid out of King's Cup
Fernando Torres double dumps Real Madrid out of King's Cup

Fernando Torres scored his first Atletico Madrid goals in eight years as the La Liga champions dumped holders Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey 4-2 on aggregate after a 2-2 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu on Thursday.

Copa del Rey: David Moyes sees red in Sociedad Cup exit
Copa del Rey: David Moyes sees red in Sociedad Cup exit

David Moyes was sent to the stands as his hopes of a trophy in his first season in charge of Real Sociedad ended with a 3-2 aggregate defeat to Villarreal in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.

Mario Mandzukic a doubt for Madrid derby
Mario Mandzukic a doubt for Madrid derby

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic is doubtful for his side`s Copa del Rey last 16, second leg away to holders Real Madrid on Thursday due to a fever.

Patience the key to Real Madrid revival: Carlo Ancelotti
Patience the key to Real Madrid revival: Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has called on his players to approach Thursday`s Copa del Rey last-16, second leg tie against Atletico Madrid with a cool head if they are to overturn a 2-0 first leg deficit.

Cristiano Ronaldo hopes to hold off Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer to retain Ballon d`Or
Cristiano Ronaldo hopes to hold off Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer to retain Ballon d`Or

 Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite to win the Ballon d`Or for the second year in succession at Monday`s gala ceremony in Zurich ahead of Manuel Neuer and Lionel Messi.

 I`ll leave Barcelona if players don`t back me: Luis Enrique
I`ll leave Barcelona if players don`t back me: Luis Enrique

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique claimed he hadn`t been affected by rumours that he could become the latest high-profile exit from the Camp Nou should his side fail to beat Atletico Madrid on Sunday.

Diego Simeone confirms Fernando Torres will start against Real Madrid
Diego Simeone confirms Fernando Torres will start against Real Madrid

 Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has confirmed that Fernando Torres will start up front when his side face Real Madrid in the first leg of their Copa del Rey last 16 tie on Wednesday.

Fernando Torres eyes dream homecoming in Madrid derby
Fernando Torres eyes dream homecoming in Madrid derby

Fernando Torres was responsible for the second highest attendance of the season at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday despite the fact there was no match to see as 45,000 Atletico Madrid supporters welcomed `El Nino` home.

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.

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.

Real Madrid hit out at Platini for Ballon d`Or comments
Real Madrid hit out at Platini for Ballon d`Or comments

Real Madrid on Friday released a statement expressing their "surprise" at UEFA president Michel Platini after he suggested that a member of Germany`s World Cup-winning team should win this year`s Ballon d`Or.

Real Madrid cruise to victory in Cup opener
Real Madrid cruise to victory in Cup opener

An understrength Real Madrid began their defence of the Copa del Rey with a comfortable 4-1 win over third-tier UD Cornella in the first leg of their fourth-round tie on Wednesday.

Real Madrid cruise to victory in Cup opener

An understrength Real Madrid began their defence of the Copa del Rey with a comfortable 4-1 win over third-tier UD Cornella in the first leg of their fourth-round tie on Wednesday.

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.