Posts Tagged ‘real madrid’

*Sigh*. I guess it wasn’t that hard to notice the performances of Robben and Sneijder, after being sold from Madrid. Still, throw me a link, Didac!

Adding insult to the injury of Champions’ League exit, Real Madrid had to watch summer sales fodder Wesley Sneijder (a personal favorite of mine) and Arjen Robben star in their European fixtures. Meanwhile, Kaka isn’t even making the bench, and los Merengues are resorting to Raul, their talisman who is now as still as a […]

Had to get these on record before the matches today— Manchester United over AC Milan, 2-1 Rooney at the double, Pato provides consolation for Rossonerri. Huntelaar’s audition for United does not end well Real Madrid over Lyon, 3-1. Ronaldo at the double here, and we’ll throw in a late one for, oh hell, why not, […]

Phil Ball has an excellent article (per usual) on the rise and fall of Dutch legend Frank Rijkaard’s tenure as manager of FC Barcelona. As a pseudo-rival of my preferred club Chelsea F.C., I must confess to a sense of schadenfreudian joy in the news, especially since Rijkaard– whose downfall was probably more the doing […]