Gareth Bale wheels away after scoring the first goal of his hat-trick in Real Madrid’s  Primera Division win over Deportivo La Coruna at the  Santiago Bernabeu. Photograph:  Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images

Real Madrid 5 Deportivo La Coruna 0 Zinedine Zidane got off to a flying start as Real Madrid coach when Gareth Bale hit a hat-trick in a 5-0 win over(...)

Gary Neville’s Valencia held Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw at the Mestalla. Photograph: Afp

Valencia 2 Real Madrid 2 Gary Neville’s Valencia twice came from behind to claim a 2-2 draw against 10-man Real Madrid in the Primera Division to tur(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid beat Real Sociedad 3-1 at the Bernabeu. Photograph: Reuters

Cristiano Ronaldo helped ease the pressure on boss Rafa Benitez as his two goals inspired Real Madrid to a 3-1 win over Real Sociedad. The Portugues(...)

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale react after Luis Suarez scored the fourth goal for Barcelona on Saturday. Paul Hanna/Reuters

The clasico started with Sergio Busquets producing a drag-back that left Gareth Bale going past him like a cartoon character off a cliff after four se(...)

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo looks despondent as his side slumped to a defeat against Sevilla on Sunday night. Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

A flash of brilliance from Neymar helped Barcelona pull three points clear at the top of the Primera Division on Sunday. The Brazilian striker had al(...)

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo broke yet another record when he netted his 324th Real Madrid goal to become the club’s all-time top scorer. Photo: Daniel Ochoa de Olza/Reuters

Real Madrid 3 Levante 0 Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez praised Cristiano Ronaldo’s leadership qualities after the striker helped an injury-ravaged Re(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after completing his hat-trick in Real Madrid’s Champions League game against  Shakhtar Donetsk at the Santiago Bernabeu. Photograph: Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images

Champions League round-up: Cristiano Ronaldo moved three goals clear of Lionel Messi as the Champions League top scorer when he netted a hat-trick for(...)

Louis van Gaal:  had his eyes on Barcelona’s Neymar and Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale but failed to sign them. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Louis van Gaal’s splurge in the transfer market is over with the Dutchman having brought in 12 new players for more than £250 million (€340 million) (...)

The proposed deal that would see David de Gea move from Manchester United to Real Madrid has fallen through at the last minute after the neccessary paperwork was not lodged to La Liga in time. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Real Madrid have defended their conduct over the failed bid to sign David de Gea and accused Manchester United of holding up the deal. However, the Sp(...)

Barcelona’s forward Pedro Rodriguez now looks set to join Chelsea. Photograph: Getty Images

Telephone conversations with Jose Mourinho and Cesc Fabregas persuaded the Barcelona forward Pedro Rodriguez to snub long-standing interest from Manch(...)