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  1. Gareth Bale delivers when it matters most for Real Madrid

    John Brewin

    LISBON -- "We are the most demanding club in the world but we will always be by your side," said Real Madrid president Florentino Perez to Gareth Bale as his 100 million-euro man was unveiled. In Lisbon, there were times when such demands seemed too ...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
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  3. A Decima 12 years in the making

    Rob Train

    There was no greater sign of the magnitude of La Decima than Real Madrid president Florentino Perez leaning across the monarchs of Spain and the current prime minister to clasp hands with former premier Jose Maria Aznar -- the architects of two Spani...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  4. Madrid's two clubs arrive in Lisbon via very different paths

    John Brewin

    LISBON -- "We have won the novena and next year we will go for the decima, and then undecima and the duodecima," proclaimed Florentino Perez, Real Madrid's president. It was the key message of a victory banquet speech in Glasgow that followed Real's ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  5. Season Review: Real Madrid

    Rob Train

    What was expected of Real this season? A new manager with a record of success, a new world record-breaking signing, and a squad assembled more expensively than a top Hollywood cast; Florentino Perez will have expected some form of silverware at least...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  6. Same city, but Madrid clubs come from different places

    Miguel Delaney

    As Atletico Madrid's club plane touched down in Barajas airport, there was initially a brief moment of quiet befitting both the early time of the morning and the sense of awe at their achievement. Diego Simeone, typically leading the way, nodded h...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  7. Bale proves which Spanish club got the better mega-deal

    Graham Hunter

    The seeds of this Real Madrid Copa victory, this bitter Barcelona Copa defeat, were sown in 2003. They really were. That's when a chain of events began that opened up the possibility of a "Cain and Abel" relationship-freeze between Florentino Pere...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  8. Clasico final could have far-reaching implications

    Graham Hunter

    Good luck, in particular, to those Barcelona players whose careers are either at or coming to an end and, as always, may the better team win. But I can't deny the impression that it would be the more positive result were Real Madrid to win Wednesd...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  9. Fulfillment coming via coaching for Zidane

    Sid Lowe

    Zinedine Zidane was one of the most effortless footballers there has been -- just don't let him catch you saying that. Few have been so elegant: a ballerina in boots, there was a grace about his game. His football always appeared flowing, not forced;...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  10. Madrid target the top for first time this season

    Nicholas Rigg

    Three huge points will be the order of the day when Real Madrid host Granada at the Bernabeu on Saturday afternoon, but a little rubbing of salt in the wounds won't go amiss for Florentino Perez & Co., either. Los Blancos have the chance to go top...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  11. Madrid looking to add fizz to Financial Fair Play

    Nicholas Rigg

    Even some of the most die-hard Madridistas will have scoffed at the 86 million pounds splashed on Gareth Bale last summer. Yet, Real Madrid could be set to announce a sponsorship deal that would almost wipe that out in just one year. Los Blancos a...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  12. 'Zidanes y Pavones' 2.0 getting encouraging results

    Nicholas Rigg

    The "Zidanes y Pavones" experiment didn't exactly go according to plan during Florentino Perez's previous term as Real Madrid president, but Los Blancos are brewing a similar setup that looks to bring more success this time around. Perez is renown...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  13. Xabi Alonso's new deal is a gift for Real Madrid

    Rob Train

    It was the Christmas present that Carlo Ancelotti asked for and, even though a little late, Florentino Perez delivered on Wednesday evening. Xabi Alonso signed a new contract agreement at Real Madrid that will keep him at the club until the summer of...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  14. Real make United sweat over Rooney talks

    ESPN staff

    Real Madrid hope Manchester United continue to stall on Wayne Rooney's contract extension talks as they eye a bargain buy. The Sun reports Real manager Carlo Ancelotti and club president Florentino Perez are long-time admirers of the England forwa...

    Blog | December 21, 2013
  15. When it comes to health, La Liga beats the Prem

    Graham Hunter

    In the same way that night follows day, the fact that La Liga's top four teams won by a combined score of 19-0 this past weekend brought out the snide remarks, the cyclops-esque criticism and the "I've had a solitary thought this week so it's importa...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  16. What a difference a year makes for Ronaldo

    Nicholas Rigg

    Just over 12 months ago Real Madrid did not know how much more they were going to get out of Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the two greatest players in the world, and the most expensive after Florentino Perez splashed out a world-record GBP;80 million for hi...

    Blog | November 23, 2013
  17. Juventus meeting a historical reminder for Real Madrid

    Michael Cox

    The last time Antonio Conte faced Real Madrid, it was a truly momentous occasion. The current Juventus manager played a very small role during La Vecchia Signora's 3-1 win over Real Madrid in 2003, replacing Edgar Davids late on as Marcello Lippi ...

    Blog | October 22, 2013