Archive for April, 2011

Preview - Real Madrid vs. Real Zaragoza

After a sour spectacle that was the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final between Real Madrid and Barcelona, it’s time to turn our attention back to the domestic league. Lying in second place, eight points away from the top, the Whites take on relegation threatened Zaragoza tonight at the Santiago Bernabeu. Kick-off is [...]

Barcelona - We lie, we cheat, we steal!

On Wednesday, everyone witnessed what many Madridistas knew all along - Barcelona cheat too. Yes the too to dignify that many clubs cheat, including Real Madrid. But only one difference and quite possibly a big difference - we or not everyone talks about the morals of the game as much as Barcelona players and managers [...]

Preview - El Clasico Numero Tres: Champions League Semi-final first leg

It was the press conference to end all press conferences. After months of displaying almost inhuman level of tolerance, Pep Guardiola finally cracked. And boy what a crack it was! I’ll just quote at length here, translation courtesy of Sid Lowe for The Guardian: “We worked together for four years. He knows me, I know [...]

Know Thy Madridista - Farah

Read previous editions of Know Thy Madridista. Today we have Farah from Twitter (definitely worth a follow!). A Real Madrid Fan (duh!) and an interesting source to get information from as she keeps tweeting on Los Blancos related updates and news. Tanuj: First up, tell us about you. Farah: I’m Farah, a student, from Kuwait. [...]

Valencia v Real Madrid : Post Match Comments

Post match comments from Real Madrid’s 6-3 victory against Valencia at the Mestalla. Higuain scored a hatrick, provided 2 assists ; Kaka with 2 goals and Benzema with a single goal. Jose Mourinho Some people may lose focus after unforgettable matches, but that wasn’t the case today. We took this match very seriously, but the [...]