Real Madrid names Zidane new manager

Jan 5, 2016

Real Madrid names Zidane new manager

Real Madrid fired coach Rafa Benitez after only seven months on Monday and replaced him with its former star player Zinedine Zidane. Club president Florentino Perez announced the decision at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Monday, a day after Madrid’s 2-2 draw at Valencia deepened ...

Dec 5, 2015

Real sanctioned for ineligible player

Real Madrid was disqualified from the Copa del Rey after fielding an ineligible player in its opening round, a Spanish soccer federation statement said Friday. The statement said Madrid had fielded an “improper lineup” in a 3-1 first-leg win over Cadiz on Wednesday and ...

Nov 24, 2015

Real president backs manager Benitez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said Real Madrid remains fully behind coach Rafa Benitez despite the humiliating loss to Barcelona last weekend. Perez pledged his full support to Benitez in a hastily called news conference on Monday, two days after the 4-0 defeat to ...