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The Straits Times
Football: Kneecap injury rules Arbeloa out for three weeks
Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa looks set to miss his side's crucial La Liga clash with Barcelona on March 23 owing to a cracked right kneecap.
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19 hrs ago
Real Madrid entertain Levante in La Liga - Indiatalkies.com
Madrid, March 8: Real Madrid will look to maintain their lead at the top of the Spanish La Liga when they entertain Levante Sunday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Costa's Madrid derby yellow card appeal fails
The striker was booked for diving last weekend when Atletico drew 2-2 with Real and the authorities have upheld the referee's original decision Diego Costa will serve a one-match Liga ban after his yellow card during the Madrid derby was upheld by the Spanish Football Federation .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Juan Mata, David De Gea and Isco aren't even in Spain's squad... how...
David de Gea , Alvaro Arbeloa , Gerard Pique , Carles Puyol , Nacho Monreal , Javi Garcia , Isco , Juan Mata , Fernando Torres , Fernando Llorente , David Villa Hosts Brazil, Argentina, Germany and holders Spain tend to be most people's pick.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Five touchline flare-ups that make Pardew and Burgos look like softies
It's not every weekend where the major talking points in European football involve coaches attacking people on the touchlines.
Ronaldo salvages Real point from Madrid derby
Cristiano Ronaldo equalised eight minutes from time as Real Madrid remained on top of La Liga thanks to a pulsating 2-2 draw against Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Graham Hunter's Euroview: Will Del Bosque be left 'disgusted' again...
For years, Spain's magic number was 55. Their production line of talent starts at the age of 15, when the 55 most talented at that age are selected by unpaid scouts all around the country and then commandeered by the Federation's youth coaching system.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Spain calls up Diego Costa for Italy friendly
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque called up Brazilian-born forward Diego Costa on Friday for next week's friendly against Italy, leaving veteran strikers David Villa and Fernando Torres off the list.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Iniesta's spider sense is tingling! Barca ace stars in new advert...
Iniesta's spider sense is tingling! Barca ace stars in new advert with Valdes alongside Real pair Lopez and Arbeloa Victor Valdes and Diego Lopez are huge rivals on the pitch - and it appears to be the case off it as well.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Bale targets rare Real win in Germany
Real Madrid are targeting a rare win in Germany when they take on Schalke 04 in Wednesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg clash, the Spanish giants' Gareth Bale says.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Madrid has poor record in Germany ahead of Schalke
Madrid is unbeaten in 26 games, its best run since 1988-89 when it went a record 34 games unbeaten.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
AC Milan Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of February 24
With AC Milan constantly improving under Clarence Seedorf, it's time to take a look at rumors circulating the club heading into the summer and beyond.
Footballers of the weekend: Sturridge, Bale take honours
Daniel Sturridge led Liverpool to a great victory over Swansea, while Gareth Bale helped Real Madrid to go top of the La Liga table, after shock defeats of Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, with a 3-0 win over Elche at the weekend.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Gareth Bale stars in Real Madrid rout of Elche: La Liga
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale, left, and defender Alvaro Arbeloa celebrate a goal during a Spanish league match against Elche on Saturday in Barcelona.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Copa del Rey: Real advances to cup final, tops Atletico
Dermot Corrigan is a freelance Irish sportswriter who lives in Madrid and writes about soccer for several publications, including FOXSoccer.com, Sport 360, When Saturday Comes and Iberosphere.
Sat Feb 08, 2014