Bale has suffered another injury, confirms Real Madrid coach Zidane

Bale has suffered another injury, confirms Real Madrid coach Zidane

The Los Blancos winger had to be substituted in the cup match due to discomfort in his ankle Gareth Bale will be monitored after suffering a minor ankle twist on his impressive return to Real Madrid’s starting side, head coach Zidane Zidane confirmed on Wednesday. Bale scored the opener in a 3-1 Copa del Rey … Read more…

Real Madrid highlight 'controversial' El Clasico penalty incidents in official statement

Bale is a distracted player and football not his priority – Capello

The former Real Madrid boss believes the Wales forward is losing his focus as speculation about his future continues Gareth Bale is a distracted plater who is no longer fully focused on football, according to former Real Madrid boss Fabio Capello. Speculation about the Welshman’s future at the Santiago Bernabeu has been raging for months. … Read more…

‘Bale can handle Real Madrid criticism’ – Giggs backs Wales captain to overcome ‘noise’

‘Bale can handle Real Madrid criticism’ – Giggs backs Wales captain to overcome ‘noise’

The Manchester United legend, who now manages the Blancos star at international level, claims a much-maligned figure still “loves the game” Gareth Bale “can handle” the criticism which comes his way at Real Madrid, says Ryan Giggs, with the Welsh forward being backed to turn a deaf ear to the “noise” which continues to follow … Read more…

Elhouni’s hat-trick: Esperance winger matches Ronaldo, Bale and Suarez

Elhouni’s hat-trick: Esperance winger matches Ronaldo, Bale and Suarez

Following his heroics against the Boss, the 25-year-old equaled the trio’s achievement in the competition Hamdou Elhouni’s heroics against Al Sadd on Tuesday saw him equal a Club World Cup’s feat achieved by Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez, and Gareth Bale. The Libya international found the net thrice as Esperance finished fifth in the championship after … Read more…

Zidane explains decision to leave Bale on the bench for Brugge clash

Zidane explains decision to leave Bale on the bench for Brugge clash

The French coach played down the significance of the Wales star’s absence as the Blancos secured another victory in the Champions League Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists that “nothing happened” between him and Gareth Bale to influence his selection decision for the trip to Club Brugge, which saw the winger left on the bench. … Read more…