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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Irish captain Seamus Coleman's broken leg horror mars Ireland-Wales stalemate

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Irish captain Seamus Coleman's broken leg horror mars Ireland-Wales stalemate

Wales held out for a draw despite their numerical disadvantage, but they remain four points below Ireland and new group leaders Serbia, who came from behind to win 3-1 in Georgia.

La Liga: Lionel Messi shines as Barcelona crush Celta Vigo 5-0; Real Madrid thrash Eibar 4-1

La Liga: Lionel Messi shines as Barcelona crush Celta Vigo 5-0; Real Madrid thrash Eibar 4-1

An inspired performance by Messi on Saturday raised Barca hopes of a miraculous Champions League fightback from 4-0 down against Paris Saint-Germain next Wednesday.

La Liga Report: Karim Benzema puts Ronaldo-less Real Madrid back on top with a win against Eibar

La Liga Report: Karim Benzema puts Ronaldo-less Real Madrid back on top with a win against Eibar

Despite the absence of Ronaldo and Bale through injury and suspension respectively, Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane rested a host of other first-team regulars ahead of Tuesday`s Champions League last 16, return leg away to Napoli.

La Liga: Real Madrid to miss Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale in crucial Eibar clash

La Liga: Real Madrid to miss Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale in crucial Eibar clash

In a list of players for the game published on the club website, Ronaldo was an absentee as was Welsh star Gareth Bale who has been banned for two matches following his red card against Las Palmas.

La Liga: Real Madrid suffer 1-2 shocking defeat against struggling Valencia to open up title race

La Liga: Real Madrid suffer 1-2 shocking defeat against struggling Valencia to open up title race

The defeat yesterday leaves Madrid just a single point clear of Barcelona and three points ahead of Sevilla and now enjoy just one game in hand over their title rivals.

La Liga: Gareth Bale back with a bang as Real Madrid crush Espanyol to extend lead

La Liga: Gareth Bale back with a bang as Real Madrid crush Espanyol to extend lead

Alvaro Morata had opened the scoring when he bulleted home Isco`s cross 12 minutes before half-time.

Champions League, PREVIEW: Napoli out to stretch unbeaten run against Real Madrid in last 16 clash

Champions League, PREVIEW: Napoli out to stretch unbeaten run against Real Madrid in last 16 clash

Real captain Sergio Ramos said his team needed to underline their credentials on Wednesday ahead of the return leg at Napoli.

Shah Rukh Khan presented with a jersey from Spanish giants Real Madrid

Shah Rukh Khan presented with a jersey from Spanish giants Real Madrid

Real Madrid have some of the biggest football stars in their squad, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and manager Zinedine Zidane.

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo returns for Real Madrid's match against Granada

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo returns for Real Madrid's match against Granada

Portugal star returns after coach Zinedine Zidane gave him a rest from last Wednesday`s Copa del Rey match against Sevilla

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane celebrates flawless year at the club

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane celebrates flawless year at the club

Zidane celebrates his first anniversary in charge at home to Sevilla on Wednesday (2015GMT) in the Copa del Rey last 16 on a club record 37-game unbeaten run.

Real Madrid striker Gareth Bale undergoes successful ankle surgery

Real Madrid striker Gareth Bale undergoes successful ankle surgery

The 27-year-old forward has scored seven goals and set up three more in 16 starts for Real in all competitions this season.

Gareth Bale, Real Madrid's talismanic striker, ruled out for at least a month with ankle injury

Gareth Bale, Real Madrid's talismanic striker, ruled out for at least a month with ankle injury

This is an injury which may or may not need surgery with the club explaining the treatment is "depending on the evolution" of the injury, but in the most optimistic of circumstances Bale will need around a month to recover.

Ankle injury rules Real Madrid star Gareth Bale out of blockbuster encounter with Barcelona

Ankle injury rules Real Madrid star Gareth Bale out of blockbuster encounter with Barcelona

Bale was forced off just before the hour mark of Real`s 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon.

Champions League 2016: Real Madrid strike late on Cristiano Ronaldo's homecoming, progress to last 16

Champions League 2016: Real Madrid strike late on Cristiano Ronaldo's homecoming, progress to last 16

Real still need to beat Borussia Dortmund at home in two weeks` time to top Group F after the Germans thrashed Legia Warsaw 8-4.

Lionel Messi reaches 500-goal mark, Gareth Bale keeps Real Madrid top

Lionel Messi reaches 500-goal mark, Gareth Bale keeps Real Madrid top

Messi inspired a spirited Barca fightback fresh from a 3-1 defeat at Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday after a first-half dominated by Sevilla.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid's superstar, signs new five-year contract with club

Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid's superstar, signs new five-year contract with club

The reigning European champions, in all likelihood, will sign a five-year contract on Monday, which will keep him at Santiago Bernabeu until 2021.

Gareth Bale turns back on Premier League with mega Real Madrid deal

Gareth Bale turns back on Premier League with mega Real Madrid deal

Bale has enjoyed and endured plenty of ups and downs in his three seasons in the Spanish capital.

La Liga: Real Madrid's misfiring 'BBC' under pressure

La Liga: Real Madrid's misfiring 'BBC' under pressure

Atletico Madrid host Malaga after falling from top spot last week to fifth after losing 1-0 at Sevilla, their first defeat of the season in all competitions.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Sergio Aguero nominated for 2016 Ballon d'Or award

Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Sergio Aguero nominated for 2016 Ballon d'Or award

There is a high chance that in 2016 the award will remain in the hands of one of these La Liga top-flight players.

Gareth Bale, Real Madrid's talismanic forward, to extend contract till 2022: Report

Gareth Bale, Real Madrid's talismanic forward, to extend contract till 2022: Report

Ronaldo, Real`s all time top scorer, is poised to sign a four-year contract until 2020 while midfield playmaker Luka Modric is also about to be offered a new deal.