Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale has ruled out a potential move to Manchester United. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Gareth Bale has brushed aside reports he is unhappy at Real Madrid and has no thoughts of leaving the European champions any time soon.The Wales forwa(...)

 Martin Odegaard answers  questions during today’s press conference at Real Madrid’s Valdebebas training grounds. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard has described his move from Stromsgodset to Real Madrid as a “dream come true”.The 16-year-old attacking midfielder(...)

Just over a decade since he carved a dreamlike swathe through defences as the focal point of Arsenal’s “invincibles”, Thierry Henry will this weeke(...)

Fernando Torres scores his and  Atletico  Madrid’s second goal past Real Madrid goalkeeper  Keylor Navas  during the Copa del Rey round of 16 second leg match  at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Real Madrid 2 Atletico Madrid 2 (Atletico won 4-2 on agg) Fernando Torres struck twice to reaffirm his place in Atletico Madrid hearts and send(...)

  Lionel Messi of Argentina and FC Barcelona has suggested he may not be at the club next year. Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Lionel Messi has alerted Manchester United to his potential availability by casting doubt over his future at Barcelona, with the Argentina forward (...)

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Ferenc Puskas was born in 1927 and it kind of felt like that’s when the build-up began to the announcement of the winner of the award named in his hon(...)

Republic of Ireland International Stephanie Roche arriving at Fifa awards. Photograph: Andreas Meier/Inpho

The dream dashed - James Rodriguez has been awarded the Fifa Puskas award for goal of the year. Irish woman Stephanie Roche’s effort during Peamount’s(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid and Portugal is expected to win his fourth Ballon D’Or. Photograph: Getty Images.

July 5th, 2010 was a quiet day in Johannesburg for journalists covering that summer’s World Cup. The semi-finals were taking place over the following (...)

 Zoe Mangan, Padraic Hartigan and Ross Fitzgerald from Salesian Secondary College, Limerick with their project The Silent Whistle a wearable device to help sports players with hearing impairments acknowledge the whistle of a referee during a match or training at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2015. Photograph: Alan Betson

To the RDS, to see the future. Turns out the future has far, far more going for it than the slack-jawed gawpers who loll up and down the aisles asking(...)

Karim Benzema of Real Madrid reacts during the La Liga match against Valencia  at Estadi de Mestalla. Photograph: Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

Real Madrid’s Spanish record 22-match winning streak ended in a 2-1 defeat at Valencia with Nicolas Otamendi heading in the second-half winner.Real to(...)