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This year
Karim Benzema’s Real Madrid exit a ‘surprise for everyone’ – Ancelotti
After 14 years, 25 trophies and 648 appearances, French striker scored his 354th and final goal for Madrid in 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao.
Last year
Militao takes Real Madrid top of La Liga, Sergio Ramos sent off for PSG
Carlo Ancelotti’s side now lead Barcelona by three points.
Courtois ready for penalties against Liverpool: 'It's a moment to shine'
Courtois has an impressive record saving penalties this season – but fancies taking one in tomorrow’s final.
All time
Man United closing in on Varane deal as they agree fee with Real Madrid
A deal worth £41m including add-ons is nearing completion.
Lee protégé Donovan passes career-toughest test with flying colours
The 21-year-old stylishly outpointed a worthy opponent in Wakefield.
Claudio Bravo makes La Liga return following Manchester City departure
The 37-year-old goalkeeper’s four-year spell with Pep Guardiola’s side ended earlier this month.
Vicious body shot gives unbeaten Paddy Donovan quick victory
Donovan dispatched Des Newton in just over 90 seconds at York Hall.
Ceballos rejected Liverpool because his style of play 'wouldn't fit'
The Real Madrid midfielder has no regrets about his decision to make a loan move to Arsenal.
Ben Arfa back in football after joining Ronaldo's Real Valladolid
The former Newcastle United and PSG man hasn’t played a competitive game since last May.
Serrano dominates courageous Hardy to tee up potential 2020 New York headliner v Katie Taylor
The Battle for Brooklyn was won comprehensively by the Puerto Rican, while her Irish-American opponent once more proved her extraordinary mettle.
Wolves complete loan signing of Real Madrid defender
Jesus Vallejo heads to the Premier League after being restricted to just seven appearances last season.
Done deal! Eden Hazard completes move to Real Madrid from Chelsea
The Belgian striker has joined the Spanish giants on a five-year deal.
90% chance Jose Mourinho will be next Real Madrid boss, says former president Calderon
The Portuguese coach could be on his way back to the Spanish capital if they decide to sack Santiago Solari.
Cristiano who? Bale scores one, sets up another, as Real Madrid kick off new season with a win
Madrid were comfortable 2-0 winners against Getafe.
Spain sacking was 'saddest day since death of my mother' - Lopetegui
‘But today is the happiest day of my life.’
More goals and more assists: Ronaldo claims Champions League bragging rights over Messi
Elsewhere tonight, Pep Guardiola handed a debut to 17-year-old Phil Foden as Man City enjoyed a 1-0 win over Feyenoord.
Going nowhere: Ronaldo reveals he's staying at Real after all and sets trophy target
Not surprising really.
Bale to earn more than €115m in next six years after signing new Real deal
The winger will take home as much as €390,000 a week after tax.
Reus passes driving test two years after €540,000 fine for using fake licence
The Germany international is still recovering from the injury that ruled him out of Euro 2016.
Mind the gap! Real hammer Getafe and close in on Barcelona
Benzema, Isco, Bale, James and Ronaldo on the mark in 5-1 win.
Has the most ridiculous transfer rumour of the summer emerged from Spain?
AS have put one and one together and made €200 million.
Arsenal & Manchester United target Benzema 'would only leave Madrid if he was told to'
The Frenchman has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford in the last week, while the Gunners have identified the former Lyon striker as a potential summer signing.
Ronaldo will retire at Real Madrid when he's 40, says Mendes
That mooted Man Utd return is not on the cards, he says.
Man Utd target Di Maria wants out of Madrid - Ancelotti
How do you solve a problem like Di Maria?
'The player doesn't speak': AVB hasn't a clue what Gareth Bale is thinking
“The only thing that we are able to see is the player arriving in and out of the training ground. It’s fine.”
Spurs 'can't force Bale to stay' admits White Hart Lane official
“If a player is desperate to leave, it’s very difficult to force him to stay.”
Real Madrid confirm signing of Spanish international Isco
The youngster becomes the club’s first major signing of the close season.
So what does Transformers' Michael Bay think of Irish actor Jack Reynor?
The What Richard Did star has just been cast by Bay in Transformers 4, and the director thinks he’s “pretty ballsy”.
Madrid to sign Modric 'in next couple of days', says Villas-Boas
The Spurs boss also denied speculation that he will spend some of that £40M fee on a new striker.
Spurs boss AVB cautious over Modric future
“He’s a professional for Tottenham and, in ideal circumstances, he should be with the team.”
Mourinho delighted with contract extension
“I feel happy. If I was not, I would not have signed this agreement,” he said after penning the new deal.
Jose Mourinho extends Real Madrid stay
Mourinho’s previous agreement was due to expire in 2014, and the Portuguese manager has ended speculation about his future by inking a two-year extension.
‘You never know, my friend’ – Ronaldo doesn’t rule out Manchester United return
He hasn’t gone away you know.