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Opening Salvo (Deportivo La Coruna 0 – Real Madrid 3)

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Another La Liga Season, another Sergio Ramos double-yellow = Red Card. What is up with El Capitan? Is he operating with the mindset of "If I don't score a goal that wins us a trophy, then I must find a way to get myself sent off"? . Kidding aside, last night, Real Madrid put in a commanding performance to kick start the La Liga campaign with the comfortable 0-3 demolition of Pepe Mel's pretty good Deportivo La Coruna.

Dominance (Real Madrid 2 - Barcelona 0)

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How can I be paying obscene amounts of money for 2 cable TV subscriptions (the only 2 available in Singapore) and still NOT be able to watch an El Clasico Supercup on TV? Oh yeah, now I remember, because I live in a country that thinks Paul Pogba is the best CM in the world after performing well against Mark Noble and Pedro Obiang, nevermind that he got abused by Luka Modric and Toni Kroos a couple of days before that.

Merengue Bites - The Undecima Edition.

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Rahul was too drunk celebrating . But Kaushik, Ryan and I still managed to have a 'celebratory discussion' about that beautiful night in Milan.
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Real Madrid

Benzema wins court battle over sex-tape

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Paris (AFP) – France’s highest court on Tuesday struck down a ruling putting Real Madrid star Karim Benzema on trial over the sex-tape blackmail of fellow former international Mathieu Valbuena.

The Court of Cassation annulled a Versailles Court of Appeal ruling in December to send Benzema to trial for allegedly attempting to blackmail Valbuena over the sex tape.

Benzema wins court battle over sex-tape

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Paris (AFP) – France’s highest court on Tuesday struck down a ruling putting Real Madrid star Karim Benzema on trial over the sex-tape blackmail of fellow former international Mathieu Valbuena.

The Court of Cassation annulled a Versailles Court of Appeal ruling in December to send Benzema to trial for allegedly attempting to blackmail Valbuena over the sex tape.

Arsenal transfer rumour round-up: Asensio, Benzema, Patricio, Castillejo

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Our club is currently under a cloud of doubt, and with much speculative talk about possible departures this summer, we thought we'd look into the possible arrivals. Three players we are linked with are all starring in La Liga, with two of which are owned by Real Madrid currently. You wont be surprised to read [.

Benzema refuses to give up on France recall

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Paris (AFP) – Frozen-out star forward Karim Benzema wants showdown talks with France coach Didier Deschamps about his international future and said Thursday he hasn’t given up hope of a recall.

The 29-year-old Real Madrid striker has not been picked by Deschamps since October 2015 after being embroiled in a sex-tape blackmail scandal involving former international team-mate Mathieu Valbuena.

Benzema refuses to give up on France recall

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Paris (AFP) – Frozen-out star forward Karim Benzema wants showdown talks with France coach Didier Deschamps about his international future and said Thursday he hasn’t given up hope of a recall.

The 29-year-old Real Madrid striker has not been picked by Deschamps since October 2015 after being embroiled in a sex-tape blackmail scandal involving former international team-mate Mathieu Valbuena.

Benzema puts Ronaldo-less Madrid back on top

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Madrid (AFP) – Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid made light of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale’s absence to move back to the top of La Liga with a 4-1 win at Eibar on Saturday.

Benzema proved decisive when he was needed most by the European champions without his usual strike partners as the Frenchman finished twice from close range inside the first 25 minutes.

Benzema puts Ronaldo-less Madrid back on top

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Madrid (AFP) – Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid made light of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale’s absence to move back to the top of La Liga with a 4-1 win at Eibar on Saturday.

Benzema proved decisive when he was needed most by the European champions without his usual strike partners as the Frenchman finished twice from close range inside the first 25 minutes.

Benzema makes Real Madrid click – Zidane

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hailed the impact of Karim Benzema after his compatriot lifted the European champions from the early blow of conceding to beat Napoli 3-1 on Wednesday.

Madrid are now on the brink of a seventh successive Champions League quarter-final as they aim to become the first team to retain the trophy in the Champions League era.

Benzema makes Real Madrid click – Zidane

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hailed the impact of Karim Benzema after his compatriot lifted the European champions from the early blow of conceding to beat Napoli 3-1 on Wednesday.

Madrid are now on the brink of a seventh successive Champions League quarter-final as they aim to become the first team to retain the trophy in the Champions League era.

Injury-ravaged Real recover Benzema, Ramos for derby

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Madrid (AFP) Karim Benzema and Sergio Ramos were named among Real Madrid's injury-ravaged 20-man squad for the last ever derby at Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon on Saturday.

Real boss Zinedine Zidane will be without defender Pepe, the influential midfield duo of Casemiro and Toni Kroos, as well as striker Alvaro Morata.

Injury-ravaged Real recover Benzema, Ramos for derby

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Madrid (AFP) Karim Benzema and Sergio Ramos were named among Real Madrid's injury-ravaged 20-man squad for the last ever derby at Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon on Saturday.

Real boss Zinedine Zidane will be without defender Pepe, the influential midfield duo of Casemiro and Toni Kroos, as well as striker Alvaro Morata.

Friday Kickoff: Messi, Chelsea, Benzema and more

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One of the game's best is set for his return, while one of the world's biggest clubs announced a major sponsorship deal.

Lionel Messi is set to return to the Barcelona lineup this weekend against Deportivo La Coruna, marking his first appearance since suffering a groin strain on Sept. 21. (REPORT)

Chelsea has signed a new kit deal with Nike that will see the club earn£60 million per season for the next 15 years.

Arsenal AGAIN being linked with a bid for Benzema?

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Arsenal have been linked with a move for Real Madrid's Karim Benzema for a number of seasons now, and despite the time of the season, and the fact we signed a striker a matter of weeks ago, the reports have sprung up once again. The Gunners completed a deal to sign La Liga striker Lucas [...]

Betting latest on strike targets to join Arsenal

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Arsenal appear to be desperate to bring in another striker this summer, and have so far failed to do so, and we thought we'd delve into the latest prices on us to land a number of targets. The most heavily linked attacker is obviously Alexandre Lacazette of Lyon, and his price reflects the reports, ranking [.

Arsenal waiting for Real Madrid decision on striker?

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Arsenal are in the hunt to bring in a new striker this summer, and have so far failed to do so, but does Wenger have a trump card in mind? Our club was strongly linked with the capture of Alvaro Morata toward the end of last season, with Real said to be looking to trigger [...]

Breaking: Arsenal target Morata’s future announced by Real Madrid

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Real Madrid have revealed that Alvaro Morata will be returning to the club this summer, and will join up with the first-team squad ahead of pre-season. The Spanish international's future has been highly speculated in recent months, with many news sources claiming that the striker would have his buy-back clause triggered, before selling him on [.

Benzema faces backlash over racism claims

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Paris (AFP) Karim Benzema faced a growing backlash on Thursday, a day after his sensational claims that coach Didier Deschamps had "bowed to pressure from a racist part of France" by keeping him out of the Euro 2016 squad.

Political and sporting figures lined up to condemn the Real Madrid striker, with Prime Minister Manuel Valls saying he was "shocked" by Benzema's outburst in Spanish media.

Benzema faces backlash over racism claims

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Paris (AFP) Karim Benzema faced a growing backlash on Thursday, a day after his sensational claims that coach Didier Deschamps had "bowed to pressure from a racist part of France" by keeping him out of the Euro 2016 squad.

Political and sporting figures lined up to condemn the Real Madrid striker, with Prime Minister Manuel Valls saying he was "shocked" by Benzema's outburst in Spanish media.

France’s Benzema isolated amid Deschamps racism claims

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Paris (AFP) Karim Benzema found himself isolated on Thursday a day after his sensational claims that Didier Deschamps had "bowed to pressure from a racist part of France" by keeping him out of the Euro 2016 squad.

Political and sporting figures condemned the accusations of the Real Madrid player, but stressed that racism did still exist in France.

France’s Benzema isolated amid Deschamps racism claims

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Paris (AFP) Karim Benzema found himself isolated on Thursday a day after his sensational claims that Didier Deschamps had "bowed to pressure from a racist part of France" by keeping him out of the Euro 2016 squad.

Political and sporting figures condemned the accusations of the Real Madrid player, but stressed that racism did still exist in France.

Benzema accuses Deschamps of bowing to racists

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Paris (AFP) Karim Benzema unleashed a new storm of controversy on Wednesday by saying French coach Didier Deschamps had "bowed to pressure from a racist part of France" by keeping him out of the Euro 2016 squad.

However, politicians and France's football establishment leaped to Deschamps defence over the interview that the Real Madrid star gave to a Spanish newspaper.

Benzema accuses Deschamps of bowing to racists

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Paris (AFP) Karim Benzema unleashed a new storm of controversy on Wednesday by saying French coach Didier Deschamps had "bowed to pressure from a racist part of France" by keeping him out of the Euro 2016 squad.

However, politicians and France's football establishment leaped to Deschamps defence over the interview that the Real Madrid star gave to a Spanish newspaper.

Benzema says Deschamps ‘bowed to racists’ over Euro snub

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Madrid (AFP) France's top scorer Karim Benzema on Wednesday accusedcoach Didier Deschamps of bowing to pressure from a "racist" political party by not choosing him for the country's Euro 2016 squad.

The Real Madrid striker, who is being investigated over an alleged sex-tape blackmail case, questioned whether Deschamps left him out because of his Algerian descent.

Benzema says Deschamps ‘bowed to racists’ over Euro snub

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Madrid (AFP) France's top scorer Karim Benzema on Wednesday accusedcoach Didier Deschamps of bowing to pressure from a "racist" political party by not choosing him for the country's Euro 2016 squad.

The Real Madrid striker, who is being investigated over an alleged sex-tape blackmail case, questioned whether Deschamps left him out because of his Algerian descent.

Arsenal

Could this be Arsenal’s best chance to land a Top Top striker?

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Arsenal have been linked with many, many strikers over the years, with very few ever coming close to to joining, but this summer may well prove to be our best chance to nab one. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not be the man to join our attack, because according to today's reports, he will be moving to [.

Campbell tells Arsenal boss which signings are needed

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Sol Campbell has revealed who he believes could help Arsenal challenge for the title next season, in the belief that a top defender and top attacker need to be prioritised. Our side has a hugely important weekend ahead, with a place in the top-four up for grabs for two of us, Man City and Liverpool. [.

Poll: Which attacker should Arsenal splash out on this summer?

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Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are strongly linked with the exit door this summer, and with a mass rehaul of the squad also touted, at least one big signing should arrive. A striker that can make up for the loss of Alexis will be needed if we are to challenge for the Champions League places [...]

Arsenal transfer rumour round-up – Van Dijk, Dembele, Benzema, Kosc exit?

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Arsenal'scampaign took a harsh blowon Sunday when losing to neighbours Tottenham, so we thought we'd distract ourselves by looking at possible incomings instead... The Gunners are expected to have a busy summer, whether Arsene Wenger decides to extend his stay in North-London or not, and rumour has it the work has already begun.

This summer will be Arsenal’s best chance to land a top striker

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For years Arsenal fans have been crying out for a top striker to arrive at the club, and this summer looks certain to be our best chance of doing just that. This coming close-season is set to see a number of Europe's biggest talents moving clubs. Sergio Aguero appears to have lost his first-team role [.

More boosts in Arsenal’s striker chase, but who will we end up signing?

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We have received supposed boosts in our respective bids to sign trio Romelu Lukaku, Alexandre Lacazette and Alvaro Morata, but we won't be signing all three... We are believed to be working hard on trying to sign a top striker to challenge Olivier Giroud for the sole striker role this season, and have already endured [.

Podolski and Benzema anger gives Germany advantage in Euros

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The German ex-Arsenal winger/striker Lukas Podolski and the France hitman Karim Benzema are both very annoyed with the furore in their home countries surrounding the player selections for the Euros. The 30 year-old Podolski has been criticised in Germany for being selected when everyone really knows that Joachim Low is unlikely to play him during [.

Arsenal transfer rumour round-up – Carrasco, Benzema, Maxi Romero, Murillo, Chambers exit?

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The countdown is on to the European Championships this summer, where a host of emerging stars will be trying to earn big-money moves to some top clubs, but a number of our targets will not be involved in the tournament. Karim Benzema is linked with a move to Arsenal every summer, and this year is [..

Arsenal linked with Benzema at last!

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It wouldn't be a proper transfer window if Arsenal were not linked with the Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, in fact last summer the rumours were continuing from the beginning until the end, despite numerous denials by both the player and Arsene Wenger. So the theory goes like this. Benzema's bosses at Real Madrid are [.

France

Deschamps ‘bowed’ to racist France, says Benzema

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Paris (AFP) Karim Benzema unleashed a new storm of controversy on Wednesday by saying French coach Didier Deschamps had "bowed to pressure from a racist part of France" by keeping him out of the Euro 2016 squad.

With race a permanent cause of divisions in France, politicians and France's football establishment leaped to Deschamps defence over the interview that the Real Madrid star gave to a Spanish newspaper.

Deschamps ‘bowed’ to racist France, says Benzema

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Paris (AFP) Karim Benzema unleashed a new storm of controversy on Wednesday by saying French coach Didier Deschamps had "bowed to pressure from a racist part of France" by keeping him out of the Euro 2016 squad.

With race a permanent cause of divisions in France, politicians and France's football establishment leaped to Deschamps defence over the interview that the Real Madrid star gave to a Spanish newspaper.

Benzema, Ben Arfa omission a missed opportunity for France, says Cantona

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Paris (AFP) The omission of Karim Benzema and Hatem Ben Arfa from the France squad for next month's European Championships is a missed opportunity to unite the country in the face of extremism and division, according to ex-international Eric Cantona.

Cantona stirred up a hornet's nest last week when he claimed that France coach Didier Deschamps was guilty of racial discrimination in his selection, comments that French football chief Noel Le Graet on Saturday dubbed as "stupid" and "pathetic".

Benzema, Ben Arfa omission a missed opportunity for France, says Cantona

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Paris (AFP) The omission of Karim Benzema and Hatem Ben Arfa from the France squad for next month's European Championships is a missed opportunity to unite the country in the face of extremism and division, according to ex-international Eric Cantona.

Cantona stirred up a hornet's nest last week when he claimed that France coach Didier Deschamps was guilty of racial discrimination in his selection, comments that French football chief Noel Le Graet on Saturday dubbed as "stupid" and "pathetic".