‘Madrid will be Florentino’s property’ | Football Espana
Rafael Martinez Campillo, part of a group suing Real Madrid over changes to electoral procedures, has warned of the consequences if they lose. Martinez Campillo will be in court on Wednesday to contest changes to the Madrid statutes from 2012 that led to Florentino Perez being the only candidate in the following year’s election.
Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez to defend statute changes - ESPN FC
Perez began his second spell as Madrid president in 2009, and has since made incremental changes to the club's statutes that mean that all would-be candidates for the role must have been Real socios -- or members -- for at least 20 years and have a personal guarantee of over €75 million from a Spanish bank.
Keylor Navas: Real Madrid players hurting after Clasico - ESPN FC
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas said the club's players "are really hurting" after Saturday's humiliation at the hands of Barcelona. Madrid, who have lost their last two La Liga games, were thrashed 4-0 by their arch rivals in the Bernabeu Clasico.
Rafa Benitez no Cristiano Ronaldo problem Real Madrid backed - ESPN FC
Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez is confident his side will bounce back quickly from their Clasico defeat to Barcelona, and says he has "no problem" with Cristiano Ronaldo despite reports the forward is unhappy. Madrid were beaten 4-0 by Treble winners Barca at the Bernabeu on Saturday afternoon, having also lost their previous La Liga game 3-2 at Sevilla before the international break.
4 big reasons why Cristiano Ronaldo might well leave Real Madrid | FourFourTwo
Carlo Ancelotti once said that having Ronaldo in the team gives Real Madrid a 1-0 advantage before a ball is kicked. As such, he and other coaches before him have been happy to put up with the Portuguese's individualist streak and accept that it's all part of the Ronaldo package – one that includes 50+ goals every season. But Rafa Benitez sees things a little differently.
Angel Correa is 'growing up' - Atletico boss Diego Simeone - ESPN FC
Having missed all of his first season at Atletico due to a heart issue, Correa burst into the 2015-16 campaign with fine goals against Eibar in La Liga and Benfica in the Champions League, and also scored on his senior Argentina debut against Bolivia in September.
Zenit stay perfect at Valencia's expense - UEFA.com
Having booked their round of 16 place with victory at Lyon three weeks ago, Zenit again began brightly with Hulk – provider of three goals and four assists in the first four matches – particularly lively. From his pass Domenico Criscito dribbled in from the left and his deflected cross needed José Gayà's clearing header off the goal line.
New Villarreal sports city is ready to go - Villarreal USA
For a town of around 50,000 people, you sure can play (and watch) a lot of football in Vila-real. It's not just the first team (Villarreal CF), not just the B and C teams, but there are all the youth teams, and there are hordes of 'em....so much so that we even have a 'partnership' with a youth club, CD Roda, who field all sorts of youth teams as well. More than 2000 youngsters in 40 teams all told.