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Liverpool Echo
On this day in Liverpool FC history: Reds sign Albert Riera and Jerzy Dudek, sell Adam, Degen and PoulsenRiera scored four goals in 55 appearances for the Reds, with the stand-out mome
On this day in Liverpool FC history: Reds sign Albert Riera and Jerzy Dudek, sell Adam, Degen and Poulsen
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 minutes ago
Riera scored four goals in 55 appearances for the Reds, with the stand-out moment coming against Aston Villa courtesy of a thunderous volley to mark his arrival at Anfield. Riera endured a turbulent end to his stay at Anfield, stating that Liverpool... Read more
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Squawka
Update: Medical Complete, Chelsea See Enforcer's Move Finalised Following Napoli ArrivalChelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah has completed a medical ahead of a loan m
Update: Medical Complete, Chelsea See Enforcer's Move Finalised Following Napoli Arrival
Squawka / Posted 32 minutes ago
Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah has completed a medical ahead of a loan move to Napoli. And, remarkably, Nathaniel Chalobah has completed his medical at Napoli and will join on loan for a year. #cfc Chalobah, 20, is yet to make a Premier... Read more
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New Kerala
Real Madrid train without 16 internationals Real Madrid head coach Rafael Benitez supervised a training session on Monday
Real Madrid train without 16 internationals
New Kerala / Posted 46 minutes ago
Real Madrid head coach Rafael Benitez supervised a training session on Monday without 16 international players who had been called up by their national football teams. Benitez called to the training Real... Read more
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football411
Casemiro earns Madrid extension Casemiro has agreed a contract extension with Real Madrid which will see him
Casemiro earns Madrid extension
football411 / Posted an hour ago
Casemiro has agreed a contract extension with Real Madrid which will see him remain at the Spanish La Liga giants until 2021.The diminutive midfielder, who has made nine appearances for the Brazil national team,... Read more
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Goal.com
Casemiro signs six-year Real Madrid extension - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe The 23-year-old midfielder, w
Casemiro signs six-year Real Madrid extension
Goal.com / Posted 2 hours ago
- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe The 23-year-old midfielder, who featured in Saturday's 5-0 win over Real Betis, has been handed a new long... Read more
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Bleacher Report
La Liga Hangover: Real Madrid's Attack Is Back and Vermaelen Bosses BarcelonaWelcome to La Liga Hangover, a weekly column running throughout the season wher
La Liga Hangover: Real Madrid's Attack Is Back and Vermaelen Bosses Barcelona
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 hours ago
Welcome to La Liga Hangover, a weekly column running throughout the season where we take a look at the key stories and talking points in Spanish football's top flight over the previous weekend. With a focus on the biggest teams, such as Atletico,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Cristiano Ronaldo Defended by Rafa Benitez After Criticism of Real Madrid ManReal Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been defended by his manager Rafael Beni
Cristiano Ronaldo Defended by Rafa Benitez After Criticism of Real Madrid Man
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 hours ago
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been defended by his manager Rafael Benitez after coming in for some criticism for failing to get on the scoresheet in Real's first two league fixtures of the season. According to Marca's Carlos Carpio,... Read more
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soccernews
Benzema would have been good for Arsenal - GiroudArsenal striker Olivier Giroud says he would have coped with the extra competit
Benzema would have been good for Arsenal - Giroud
soccernews / Posted 6 hours ago
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud says he would have coped with the extra competition had the club followed up on their reported interest in Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema. Benzema was heavily linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium during the... Read more
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The World Game
Giroud wanted Benzema at ArsenalBenzema was heavily linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium during the close
Giroud wanted Benzema at Arsenal
The World Game / Posted 6 hours ago
Benzema was heavily linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium during the close-season although, after the club's respective managers Arsene Wenger and Rafael Benitez denied the suggestions, the France forward himself dismissed the prospect of... Read more
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sportsmole
Real Madrid to move for Alberto Moreno?The Spaniard joined the Reds from Sevilla last year, but has so far this season
Real Madrid to move for Alberto Moreno?
sportsmole / Posted 7 hours ago
The Spaniard joined the Reds from Sevilla last year, but has so far this season played second fiddle to 18-year-old Joe Gomez. According to Tuttomercato, Madrid boss Rafael Benitez is keen to bring Moreno to the Bernabeu as a replacement for Fabio... Read more
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New Kerala
Messi, Ronaldo draw blanks in La Liga Although Spanish football clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid both won their resp
Messi, Ronaldo draw blanks in La Liga
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
Although Spanish football clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid both won their respective games in the second round of La Liga, a little piece of history was made this weekend. Barcelona had to huff and puff their... Read more
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Super Sport
Benitez delighted with Bale double Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has hailed the impact made by Gareth Bale as
Benitez delighted with Bale double
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has hailed the impact made by Gareth Bale as the Welshman scored twice in Los Blancos 5-0 win over Real Betis on Saturday. Benitez has been questioned early in his reign at the... Read more
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insidefutbol
Real Madrid Line Up Surprise Last Minute Swoop For Liverpool DefenderCoach Rafael Benitez is a fan of Moreno, but it remains to be seen whether so l
Real Madrid Line Up Surprise Last Minute Swoop For Liverpool Defender
insidefutbol / Posted yesterday
Coach Rafael Benitez is a fan of Moreno, but it remains to be seen whether so late in the window Liverpool will be willing to consent to his departure, while Real Madrid fear the English side could also demand a sky-high sum. Moreno has lost his... Read more
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Super Sport
Benitez delighted with Bale double on Bernabeu bow Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has hailed the impact made by Gareth Bale as
Benitez delighted with Bale double on Bernabeu bow
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has hailed the impact made by Gareth Bale as the Welshman scored twice in Los Blancos 5-0 win over Real Betis on Saturday. Benitez has been questioned early in his... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Rafael Benitez hails James Rodriguez after Real Madrid rout Real Betis Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet Le
Rafael Benitez hails James Rodriguez after Real Madrid rout Real Betis
Football.co.uk / Posted yesterday
Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet League Two Scottish Premiership Scottish Championship Scottish Division 1 Scottish Division... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez net braces as Real Madrid hit five against Betis Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet Le
Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez net braces as Real Madrid hit five against Betis
Football.co.uk / Posted yesterday
Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet League Two Scottish Premiership Scottish Championship Scottish Division 1 Scottish Division... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Benitez delighted with Bale double on Bernabeu bow Published: 30 August 2015 6:25 PM Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez hails the
Benitez delighted with Bale double on Bernabeu bow
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 30 August 2015 6:25 PM Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez hails the impact made by Gareth Bale as the Welshman scored twice in Los Blancos 5-0 win over Real Betis. – Reuters pic, August 30,... Read more
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thehardtackle
James Rodriguez Scores Two Stunning Goals As Real Madrid Win 5-0James Rodriguez marked his return to Santiago Bernabeu with two stunning goals,
James Rodriguez Scores Two Stunning Goals As Real Madrid Win 5-0
thehardtackle / Posted yesterday
James Rodriguez marked his return to Santiago Bernabeu with two stunning goals, one a free-kick from an acute angle and the other an overhead kick to help Real Madrid win 5-0 in their first home game under Rafael Benitez. James also set up Bale for... Read more
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thehardtackle
Bale And James Star As Real Madrid Thrash Real Betis, Vermaelen Rescues FC BarcelonaGareth Bale silenced his critics by scoring twice as Rafael Benitez got his fir
Bale And James Star As Real Madrid Thrash Real Betis, Vermaelen Rescues FC Barcelona
thehardtackle / Posted yesterday
Gareth Bale silenced his critics by scoring twice as Rafael Benitez got his first win as Real Madrid coach with a 5-0 thrashing of Real Betis. Madrid remain two points behind Barcelona as Thomas Vermaelen was the unlikely hero for the European... Read more
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SportsFan
Bale double helps Benitez to first MadridGareth Bale silenced his critics by scoring twice as Rafael Benitez got his fir
Bale double helps Benitez to first Madrid
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
Gareth Bale silenced his critics by scoring twice as Rafael Benitez got his first win as Real Madrid coach with a 5-0 thrashing of Real Betis. Madrid remain two points behind Barcelona as Thomas Vermaelen was the unlikely hero for the European... Read more
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soccernews
Rodriguez´s quality ´unquestionable´ - BenitezDespite watching James Rodriguez star at the Santiago Bernabeu, Real Madrid coa
Rodriguez´s quality ´unquestionable´ - Benitez
soccernews / Posted yesterday
Despite watching James Rodriguez star at the Santiago Bernabeu, Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez defended his decision to omit the Colombian from the starting XI last week. The Spanish media were stunned when Benitez preferred Isco to Rodriguez for... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Benitez delighted as Bale, James doubles help Real Madrid rout BetisCristiano Ronaldo was denied many times as Rafael Benitez took charge of his fi
Benitez delighted as Bale, James doubles help Real Madrid rout Betis
tribalfootball.com / Posted yesterday
Cristiano Ronaldo was denied many times as Rafael Benitez took charge of his first home game for the Spanish giants as they moved up to third in the table. Bale got the ball rolling early on while James netted either side of the break before the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis: 5 things we learntGareth Bale and James Rodriguez starred as Rafael Benitez got his first win as
Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis: 5 things we learnt
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez starred as Rafael Benitez got his first win as Real Madrid boss on his debut in charge at the Santiago Bernabeu - as Los Blancos swept aside Real Betis 5-0. Madrid kicked off already five points behind Barcelona at... Read more
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football411
Barcelona stay perfect, Madrid bounce back Barcelona secured a 1-0 victory over Malaga at the Nou Camp thanks to a goal
Barcelona stay perfect, Madrid bounce back
football411 / Posted yesterday
Barcelona secured a 1-0 victory over Malaga at the Nou Camp thanks to a goal from Thomas Vermaelen.The home side thought they had gone 1-0 up in the fourth minute, but Luis Suarez was adjudged to have been... Read more
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sportsmole
Real Madrid 5-0 Real BetisThe hosts led by two goals at the break courtesy of Bale's early header and a J
Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
The hosts led by two goals at the break courtesy of Bale's early header and a James free kick. Karim Benzema made it 3-0 early in the second period, before James scored Real Madrid's fourth in the 50th minute. Betis had the chance to score a... Read more
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BBC Football
Real Madrid 5-0 Real BetisGareth Bale and James Rodriguez both scored twice as Rafael Benitez enjoyed an
Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis
BBC Football / Posted yesterday
Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez both scored twice as Rafael Benitez enjoyed an emphatic win over Real Betis in his first home game as Real Madrid coach. Bale headed Madrid in front from a second-minute Rodriguez cross and completed the scoring with... Read more
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The World Game
Real Madrid vs Real BetisMadrid's lack of goals had been well publicised before the first game of the Li
Real Madrid vs Real Betis
The World Game / Posted yesterday
Madrid's lack of goals had been well publicised before the first game of the Liga campaign at Sporting Gijon last weekend, having failed to hit the back of the net back of the net against Roma, Milan, Bayern Munich and Valerenga in... Read more
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Goal.com
Real Madrid vs Real Betis Match preview - 8/29/15 Primera División - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe Real
Real Madrid vs Real Betis Match preview
Goal.com / Posted yesterday
- 8/29/15 Primera División - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe Real Madrid Real Betis Real Madrid - Real Betis Preview: Benzema back for Los Blancos Rafael Benitez will be hoping that the... Read more
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sportsmole
Benitez bemoans missed chancesChelsea's interim manager Rafael Benitez has stated his belief that his side's
Benitez bemoans missed chances
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
Chelsea's interim manager Rafael Benitez has stated his belief that his side's failure to convert their chances was the major factor behind their 1-0 defeat to Corinthians in the final of the Club World Cup earlier today. The likes of Fernando... Read more
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sportsmole
Chelsea 0-1 CorinthiansChelsea took on Corinthians in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan th
Chelsea 0-1 Corinthians
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
Chelsea took on Corinthians in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan this morning looking for their first piece of silverware this season. The match was the third time that Rafael Benitez had managed in the final of this competition, but... Read more
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thehardtackle
Real Madrid vs Real Betis Preview: Team News, Tactics, Line-ups And PredictionsAfter a dour opening draw against Sporting Gijon, Rafael Benitez’ Real Madrid w
Real Madrid vs Real Betis Preview: Team News, Tactics, Line-ups And Predictions
thehardtackle / Posted yesterday
After a dour opening draw against Sporting Gijon, Rafael Benitez’ Real Madrid will look to bounce back against Real Betis at the Bernebau. Benitez, who took over the Real hot seat from Carlo Ancelotti after the Italian was sacked at the end of last... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Real Reportedly Chasing IbraB/R's own Jonathan Johnson shared a France Football report at the start of the
Real Reportedly Chasing Ibra
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
B/R's own Jonathan Johnson shared a France Football report at the start of the summer that fuelled speculation Ibrahimovic could be set to depart the French capital. France Football: Only 1 of Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Edinson Cavani will remain at PSG.... Read more
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The Manila Times
Benitez wary of Paris Champions League threatAugust 29, 2015 9:37 pm MADRID: Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez says his team
Benitez wary of Paris Champions League threat
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 29, 2015 9:37 pm MADRID: Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez says his team have inherited a difficult group for the Champions League pool phase and feels French champions Paris Saint-Germain pose... Read more
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thehardtackle
Real Madrid Team Update: James Doubtful, Benzema To Start On The BenchReal Madrid manager Rafael Benitez has indicated that James Rodriguez might not
Real Madrid Team Update: James Doubtful, Benzema To Start On The Bench
thehardtackle / Posted 2 days ago
Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez has indicated that James Rodriguez might not start against Real Betis and expressed his concern over the fitness of Karim Benzema. Los Blancos face Real Betis at the Bernabeu in their first home game of the season,... Read more
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New Kerala
Under-pressure Real Madrid coach Benitez defends tactics Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez defended himself against criticism after t
Under-pressure Real Madrid coach Benitez defends tactics
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez defended himself against criticism after the team's goalless draw against newly-promoted Sporting Gijon in their la Liga opener, denying claims that he is a... Read more
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football411
Bale targets 'loads of titles' Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is confident the club can return to the troph
Bale targets 'loads of titles'
football411 / Posted 2 days ago
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is confident the club can return to the trophy trail following a fruitless return in the 2014/15 campaign.The Galacticos failed in all attempts at silverware last term, finishing as... Read more
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New Kerala
Lisbon final one of my best sporting moments: Bale Real Madrid's Welshman Gareth Bale has said that winning the Champions League
Lisbon final one of my best sporting moments: Bale
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Real Madrid's Welshman Gareth Bale has said that winning the Champions League final in Lisbon against Atletico Madrid in 2014 "was one of the best sporting moments" of his life and he hopes to... Read more
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SportingNews
Former Liverpool player Ryan Babel blasts female soccer fan, tells her to stay in her laneAl Ain forward Ryan Babel has put himself at the center of a sexism controversy
Former Liverpool player Ryan Babel blasts female soccer fan, tells her to stay in her lane
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
Al Ain forward Ryan Babel has put himself at the center of a sexism controversy after some tweets Friday. The 28-year-old former Liverpool player tweeted a user who questioned why he disliked Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez. Babel went on a rant... Read more
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The World Game
Babel tweets sexist rant after criticising BenitezThe Al Ain ace hit out at a user who questioned why he disliked Real Madrid coa
Babel tweets sexist rant after criticising Benitez
The World Game / Posted 2 days ago
The Al Ain ace hit out at a user who questioned why he disliked Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez - who managed the 28 year-old during his four-year spell at Anfield. The Dutchman then added. Atleast let your brother or your boyfriend make the... Read more
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soccernews
Babel in sexism controversyAl Ain forward Ryan Babel has put himself at the centre of a sexism controversy
Babel in sexism controversy
soccernews / Posted 2 days ago
Al Ain forward Ryan Babel has put himself at the centre of a sexism controversy after Twitter posts on Friday. The former Liverpool man, 28, hit out at a user who questioned why he disliked Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez. In response, Babel... Read more
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sportsmole
Babel criticises BenitezFormer Liverpool winger Ryan Babel has angrily declared that Rafael Benitez did
Babel criticises Benitez
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
Former Liverpool winger Ryan Babel has angrily declared that Rafael Benitez did not allow him to reach his true potential at Anfield. Babel made a bright start in the Premier League after signing for Liverpool in 2007, winning the club's young... Read more
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sportsmole
Babel tweet sparks sexism controversyFormer Liverpool winger has been accused of sexism after replying to a woman on
Babel tweet sparks sexism controversy
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
Former Liverpool winger has been accused of sexism after replying to a woman on Twitter who questioned his tweet about Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez. Babel played at Anfield under Benitez but has been critical of his former boss in the past and... Read more
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sportsmole
Sullivan: 'Benitez almost West Ham boss'West Ham United joint chairman David Sullivan has revealed that Real Madrid man
Sullivan: 'Benitez almost West Ham boss'
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
West Ham United joint chairman David Sullivan has revealed that Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez was "within three hours" of becoming Hammers manager before joining the Spanish club. The Premier League side targeted the former Chelsea boss as a... Read more
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Goal.com
'Grow some tits' - Ryan Babel in shocking sexist outburst - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe 'Grow some tits' - Babel in sho
'Grow some tits' - Ryan Babel in shocking sexist outburst
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe 'Grow some tits' - Babel in shocking sexist outburst The ex-Netherlands international lashed out a woman who questioned why he still had so much... Read more
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forzaitalianfootball
Great Calcio Sides: Inter 2006-2010Juventus’ demotion arguably became the catalyst for the Nerazzurri’s success se
Great Calcio Sides: Inter 2006-2010
forzaitalianfootball / Posted 2 days ago
Juventus’ demotion arguably became the catalyst for the Nerazzurri’s success seizing Patrick Vieira and Zlatan Ibrahimovic from the Bianconeri with the latter unparalleled as he became the focal point and top scorer over the next three seasons. With... Read more
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BBC Football
100 not out: Jose's home comfortsJose Mourinho set for 100th home league game as Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho tak
100 not out: Jose's home comforts
BBC Football / Posted 2 days ago
Jose Mourinho set for 100th home league game as Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho takes charge of his 100th home fixture as a Premier League manager on Saturday, with visitors Crystal Palace facing perhaps the most difficult away trip in world... Read more
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Goal.com
Gareth Bale: United Madrid targeting every trophy possibleThe Welshman says that he now feels far more settled in Spain and is looking fo
Gareth Bale: United Madrid targeting every trophy possible
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Welshman says that he now feels far more settled in Spain and is looking forward to a better campaign under new coach Rafael Benitez Los Blancos surrendered their Champions League crown to Barcelona last season and failed to prevent their rivals... Read more
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thehardtackle
Benitez Wary Of Tough Champions League Draw For Real MadridReal Madrid coach Rafael Benitez says his team have inherited a difficult group
Benitez Wary Of Tough Champions League Draw For Real Madrid
thehardtackle / Posted 2 days ago
Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez says his team have inherited a difficult group for the Champions League pool phase and feels French champions Paris Saint-Germain pose their greatest threat. At a press conference on Friday ahead of Real’s second La... Read more
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soccernews
Rodriguez omission not personal - BenitezReal Madrid head coach Rafael Benitez insists his decision to omit James Rodrig
Rodriguez omission not personal - Benitez
soccernews / Posted 3 days ago
Real Madrid head coach Rafael Benitez insists his decision to omit James Rodriguez from his starting XI for the opening fixture of the Liga season was purely tactical. The Colombian was limited to 34 minutes from the bench as Real were held to a... Read more
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Super Sport
Benitez wary of PSG threat Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez says his team have inherited a difficult gro
Benitez wary of PSG threat
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez says his team have inherited a difficult group for the Champions League pool phase and feels French champions Paris Saint-Germain pose their greatest threat. At a press conference on... Read more
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