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  1. Barcelona hand Real Madrid a manita

    Rob Train

    Real Madrid's grip on La Liga tightened on Saturday without the Bernabeu club kicking a ball. A not-so-surprising Barcelona loss at Valladolid -- all has not been well at Camp Nou for some time, and Leo Messi in particular is completely out of sorts ...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  2. Real willing and able to fire in Barcelona

    Rob Train

    Saturday's first Clasico of the season will be billed as the usual clash of Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in their eternal struggle for the big individual awards. Taking second billing will be Gareth Bale and Neymar, the new kids on the block but w...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  3. Time for Madrid 20-21?

    Rob Train

    The city of Madrid has had an obsession for more than the past 10 years, and it fell flat on its well-presented face Saturday in Buenos Aires. It's not often you'll find Leo Messi backing something to do with the capital, but sure enough the Barcelon...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  4. Ballons to that: Ronaldo sinks Celta

    Rob Train

    "Cristiano, you deserve the Ballon d'Or" read a banner at the Bernabeu on Wednesday night. There is little doubt the statement is true. To an extent. Ronaldo has been unlucky to find himself in the Leo Messi era. If it were not for the Argentinea...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  5. Rare union of Spanish sports press condemns Real to bleak midwint...

    Rob Train

    When I was at school, at about the age of six or seven, my classmates and I were presented with rubber gloves, inadequate protective clothing, a very sharp knife and a bull's eye. All in the name of science. No yet able to grasp life and death, we we...

    Blog | December 17, 2012