Julen Lopetegui

Solari approved by Spanish federation as Real Madrid's permanent manager

Solari approved by Spanish federation as Real Madrid's permanent manager

With victories over Melilla in the Copa del Rey, Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League, and Real Valladolid and Celta Vigo in La Liga, Solari has enjoyed the best start of any manager in the club`s history.

Nov 12, 2018, 21:15 PM IST
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal defends sacked coach Julen Lopetegui

Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal defends sacked coach Julen Lopetegui

Lopetegui was dismissed last week after less than five months in charge of Real, following a hefty Clasico defeat by Barcelona and a dire run of form in which they sunk to ninth in La Liga.

Nov 05, 2018, 23:24 PM IST
Real Madrid squad earns praise from club president despite struggling season

Real Madrid squad earns praise from club president despite struggling season

Perez also stressed that the redevelopment of Santiago Bernabeu stadium is to begin in the near future, and that this would in turn bring new resources and revenue streams to the club.

Nov 03, 2018, 22:19 PM IST
Santiago Solari ''excited'' at chance to coach Real Madrid

Santiago Solari ''excited'' at chance to coach Real Madrid

Solari admitted he had taken over in a "delicate moment," but insisted "that in moments such as this you see the personality of the players."

Oct 30, 2018, 22:19 PM IST
Julen Lopetegui guaranteed to be Real coach against Barca: Club director Emilio Butragueno

Julen Lopetegui guaranteed to be Real coach against Barca: Club director Emilio Butragueno

Lopetegui initially avoided the question of whether he would be in charge against Barcelona by saying "that is not a question for me". 

Oct 24, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
Real Madrid coach downplays departure rumours amid 5-game winless streak

Real Madrid coach downplays departure rumours amid 5-game winless streak

After two matches, Real Madrid is currently third in Champions League Group G with three points, right behind Roma.

Oct 22, 2018, 23:55 PM IST
FIFA announces referees for Club World Cup

FIFA announces referees for Club World Cup

La Liga outfit Real Madrid are the defending champions of the tournament having emerged victorious in the last two editions as well.

Oct 17, 2018, 22:47 PM IST
 UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid’s Ramos, Bale, Marcelo, Isco to miss Moscow clash

UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid’s Ramos, Bale, Marcelo, Isco to miss Moscow clash

Defending champions Real Madrid are scheduled to meet CSKA Moscow in their Group G match on Wednesday at the VEB Arena in Moscow.

Sep 30, 2018, 21:51 PM IST
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale will fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo: Julen Lopetegui

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale will fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo: Julen Lopetegui

“Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the main players in the recent history of Real Madrid. He expressed a desire to leave and we allowed him to. Gareth Bale is a magnificent player, with so many qualities. He can help fill the void,” Lopetegui said

Aug 01, 2018, 11:44 AM IST
Spanish Football Federation appoint Luis Enrique as coach

Spanish Football Federation appoint Luis Enrique as coach

President of the federation Luis Rubiales announced the appointment of head coach and sporting director during a press conference on Monday.

Jul 09, 2018, 18:16 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Sergio Ramos calls for Spanish reflection after Morocco mayhem

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sergio Ramos calls for Spanish reflection after Morocco mayhem

The sense that Spain had been let off the hook against Morocco was reflected on the front covers of the two main sports newspapers AS and Marca, who had identical headlines declaring: "Long Live VAR!"

Jun 26, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Julen Lopetegui shadow hangs over Spain ahead of Morocco game

FIFA World Cup 2018: Julen Lopetegui shadow hangs over Spain ahead of Morocco game

"It was surprising and I think that even though there were motives and reasons behind the decision, the players had no say in it and it was not the right time," Saul Niguez said.

Jun 24, 2018, 15:53 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Nacho Fernandez highlights Spain's ability to overcome the challenges of new coach Fernando Hierro

FIFA World Cup 2018: Nacho Fernandez highlights Spain's ability to overcome the challenges of new coach Fernando Hierro

The Spanish soccer federation fired Julen Lopetegui on Wednesday after Lopetegui was appointed as Real Madrid's new head coach and hired Fernando Hierro, as the new head coach.

Jun 17, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
FIFA World Cup: Fernando Hierro named coach of Spanish football team

FIFA World Cup: Fernando Hierro named coach of Spanish football team

The 50-year-old will have barely 48 hours to prepare his team for their opening World Cup match.

Jun 13, 2018, 18:11 PM IST
Spain sacks national football team coach Julen Lopetegui just a day before FIFA World Cup starts

Spain sacks national football team coach Julen Lopetegui just a day before FIFA World Cup starts

Real Madrid had unexpectedly announced on Tuesday that Lopetegui, who had only recently extended his contract with Spain, would take over as their coach next season.

Jun 13, 2018, 16:32 PM IST
Spain to hold press conference amid rumours of Julen Lopetegui sacking before FIFA World Cup

Spain to hold press conference amid rumours of Julen Lopetegui sacking before FIFA World Cup

Before their Opening match against Portugal, Spain will hold a news conference aimed rumours that coach Julen Lopetegui might be sacked. 

Jun 13, 2018, 15:20 PM IST
 Real Madrid name Spain's Julen Lopetegui as coach

Real Madrid name Spain's Julen Lopetegui as coach

The 51-years old spain coach Julen Lopetegui will sign a three-year contract with Real Madrid as a manager after the Fifa World Cup 2018.

Jun 13, 2018, 10:47 AM IST
Spain's Julen Lopetegui to replace Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid coach after 2018 World Cup

Spain's Julen Lopetegui to replace Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid coach after 2018 World Cup

Zinedine Zidane quit Real Madrid on May 31 as the coach, saying he had decided to leave at the top and that it was time for a change for himself and the club.

Jun 12, 2018, 21:46 PM IST
Spain fail to impress in narrow Tunisia victory in Warm-up match

Spain fail to impress in narrow Tunisia victory in Warm-up match

Spain labored to a narrow 1-0 victory over Tunisia in an underwhelming World Cup warm-up in Krasnodar on Saturday.

Jun 10, 2018, 10:28 AM IST
 How Lopetegui turned Spain's sadness to excitement

How Lopetegui turned Spain's sadness to excitement

Spain ruled global football for four years then fell from grace with inconsistent performances at the last two major tournaments, but coach Julen Lopetegui says his new-look side are ready to carve out their own place in history at the World Cup in Russia.

Jun 01, 2018, 18:17 PM IST