Luka Modric‘s goal in Real Madrid’s 3-1 victory over Club Brugge was the 307th in this season’s Champions League group stage, which set an all-time record. And that record was extended to 308 just moments later when Gonzalo Higuain put Juventus 2-0 up away to Bayer Leverkusen. Last season, there were 306 goals in the
Sir Alex Ferguson has criticised plans to create a world league. Sir Alex Ferguson, the former Manchester United manager, has dismissed the appeal of a proposed global Super League comprising the world’s biggest football clubs by saying he “struggles to see why an English team” would contemplate leaving the Premier League to take part.
The FC crew debate which team should be considered the front-runner after the Champions League group stage. Brazilian teenagers Rodrygo and Vinicius Junior were both on the scoresheet as Real Madrid beat Club Brugge 3-1 on Wednesday with qualification for the Champions League round of 16 already assured. Eighteen-year-old Rodrygo opened the scoring early in
No one with even the hint of a soul would begrudge a single comma, vowel or exclamation mark involved in the tsunami of jubilant praise that rained down on Joaquin after his delicious hat trick for Real Betis in their win against Bilbao on Sunday. The very first triplete of goals in his entire career,
Gab Marcotti says Barcelona’s 5-2 thrashing of Mallorca was a true Barca performance. Craig Burley explains why Leicester City have a realistic chance to win the Premier League title race. Craig Burley thinks Pep Guardiola might have lingering doubts about staying for another rebuild at Manchester City. Craig Burley is uncertain Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s ‘good
Craig Burley sees two potential fits for Gareth Bale if the star desires to return to the Premier League. Sid Lowe explains why it will be tough for Real Madrid to move on from Gareth Bale in January. The transfer windows in Europe’s top leagues are closed, but it’s never too early to look forward
9:31 AM ET Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane and Karim Benzema scored in each half to earn a comfortable 2-0 win over Espanyol that sent their team provisionally top of La Liga on Saturday. Madrid were not at their best but moved three points clear of rivals Barcelona, who host Real Mallorca in the late game.
The FC guys dismantle Shaka Hislop’s Power Rankings, where the surprise club remains at the top. Goals from Raphael Varane and Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid a 2-0 win over a poor Espanyol side on Saturday to keep the pressure on Barcelona at the top of the La Liga table. Vinicius Junior impressed in his
Real Madrid are hoping that the world takes notice of the fact they are wearing green rather than white today… The Toe Poke Daily is here every day to bring you all the weirdest stories, quirkiest viral content and top trolling that the internet has to offer, all in one place. Jump to: Mbappe gets
Aleksander Ceferin has blasted Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez for looking to create world leagues . UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin criticised Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez on Friday for reportedly planning a “selfish and egotistical scheme” to create world leagues. Perez has approached financiers about backing the creation of two world leagues, each with 20
Sid Lowe explains why it will be tough for Real Madrid to move on from Gareth Bale in January. Steve Nicol urges Man United to do everything in their power to keep Paul Pogba from leaving for Real Madrid. Ale Moreno says Napoli can’t afford to sell Kalidou Koulibaly to Real Madrid with the club
Jump to: Barcelona | PSG | Juventus | Bayern Munich In the run-up to the January transfer window, we’re ranking some of the best and worst signings by Europe’s elite clubs over the past decade – just as we did for the English Premier League. We looked at every arrival from the 2009-10 season onward — though only permanent deals count, meaning no
Real Madrid had their annual Christmas party on Wednesday night and Gareth Bale showed up for the first time. Thankfully he got prankster Marcelo on the club’s list of secret Santa presents. The Toe Poke Daily is here every day to bring you all the weirdest stories, quirkiest viral content and top trolling that the
Sid Lowe explains why it will be tough for Real Madrid to move on from Gareth Bale in January. Shaka Hislop examines whether these takeaways from the weekend in world football are overreactions. Shaka Hislop believes Gareth Bale has nothing to lose with his current approach at Real Madrid. Gareth Bale has said being whistled