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Real Madrid player Karim Benzema is congratulated after scoring the first goal against Ajax during the group G Champions League soccer match at ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday Nov. 23, 2010.
2015-01-31, Goal
COMMENT: The Frenchman scored two and was superb in the absence of the suspended Cristiano, but the Welsh winger wasted two clear chances and was jeered again at the...
Welsh international soccer player Gareth Bale kisses his Real Madrid shirt during his official presentation at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 after signing for Real Madrid.
2015-01-31, The Malta Independent
David Moyes' first visit to the Bernabeu ended in defeat as Real Madrid came from behind to extend their lead at the top of La Liga. Real Sociedad boss Moyes saw his side...
Thousands of demonstrators gather to protest at Puerta del Sol square in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, May 12, 2012
2015-01-31, The Miami Herald
Hundreds of thousands of people marched through Madrid on Saturday in a show of strength by a fledgling radical leftist party, which hopes to emulate the success of...
Migrants queue during a daily food distribution close to the city hall in Calais, northern France, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.
2015-01-31, BBC News
Thousands of people are living in makeshift camps in Calais hoping that one day they will make it to the UK. Many once had good jobs - but fleeing from war and...
Real's Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during a Group B Champions League soccer match between Real Madrid and Galatasaray at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
2015-01-30, Goal
The Norwegian youngster has wasted little time in impressing the former Tottenham star following his transfer to European giants Real Madrid earlier this month Gareth...
Juventus' Paul Pogba, of France, celebrates after Emanuele Giaccherini scored during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Catania at the Juventus Stadium in Turin, Italy, Sunday, March 10, 2013.
2015-01-29, Goal
The midfielder's representative has made it clear the in-demand, former Manchester United starlet will depart Turin within the next 18 months with several clubs linked...
The Tribune San Luis Obispo: Chelsea settled for a 1-1 draw with title rival Manchester City to protect its Premier League lead Saturday, and Real Madrid won big without the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo to stay...
BBC News: For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page. TRANSFER GOSSIP Crystal Palace and fellow strugglers Hull are among several top-flight clubs weighing up loan moves for Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert, 32. (Sunday People) Sunday Express...
The Times of India: ATHENS: Greece's new government began a search for European allies Saturday in its bid to renegotiate its loans and end austerity, but German ChancellorAngela Merkel once again ruled out debt relief for Athens. RadicalPrime MinisterAlexis Tsipras and his...
The Times of India: MADRID: At least 100,000 people poured into the streets of Madrid on Saturday in a huge show of support for Spain's new anti-austerity party Podemos, riding a wave of popularity after the election success of its Greek hard-left ally Syriza. A sea of...
Fox News: Published January 31, 2015Sports Network Facebook0 Twitter0 Email PrintMadrid, Spain (SportsNetwork.com) - Cristiano Ronaldo's absence on Saturday proved to be a moot point as Real Madrid overturned an early deficit to collect three points from a 4-1 defeat...
New York Times: Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid thrashed Real Sociedad, 4-1, at home Saturday without the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo to ensure it remained atop the Spanish league....
CNN: (CNN)Equatorial Guinea stunned Tunisia by coming from behind to secure a famous, unexpected and bad tempered 2-1 victory and reach the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations. Amongst a hail of atrocious tackles and off-the-ball incidents, Tunisia took the...
BBC News: Chelsea striker Diego Costa says there was no malicious intent behind his stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can. The Football Association charge of violent conduct, which Costa denied, related to an incident during Tuesday's League Cup semi-final second leg....
Goal: The Argentine said Antoinne Griezmann's early goal was the key to their dominant performance in difficult conditions at Eibar, and praised their response to their Barcelona loss Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone was thrilled with the way his players...
Zeenews: Former Real Madrid winger Javier Balboa scored twice as hosts Equatorial Guinea reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals with a stunning 2-1 extra-time victory over Tunisia on Saturday....
Voa News: VOA NewsTens of thousands of people marched Saturday through the streets of Madrid in the biggest show of support yet for new anti-austerity party Podemos, which has been drawing comparisons to Greece's new ruling party, Syriza. The crowds chanted,...