Tag Archives: Real Madrid

Around the Grounds – 21st to 27th March 2011

Taking a look at the best football blog articles. This week, Real Madrid’s new kit, players to watch out for in 2011 and Maradona in his slippers.

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Real Madrid Fan Stands Defiant In Enemy Territory

A Real Madrid fan stands alone in a sea of blue and red before the start of an El Clasico at the Nou Camp. By the looks of his replica shirt it’s during the 2007/2008 season. Madrid won the match 1-0 that year with the winning goal scored by Julio ‘The Beast’ Baptista. Real went on to win the league that season, which resulted in Barca giving them the guard of honour at their BernabĂ©u stadium.

Real Madrid receive the guard of honour from arch rivals Barca during the 2007/08 season…

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Iker Casillas Hit By Bottle After Sevilla v Real Madrid Match

At the end of the Copa Del Rey semi-final, first leg match between Sevilla and Real Madrid, Spanish captain, Iker Casillas, was hit by a bottle, thrown by a Sevilla fan with an accurate aim. With the benefit of the replay, it doesn’t actually look like the ‘object’ actually hits him, but it isn’t the best quality, so who can tell? Madrid won the tie with a solitary Karim Benzema goal (below). The ‘incident’ happened as soon as the final whistle was blown and prompted this reaction from Real Madrid’s website, ‘Fortunately, nothing serious happened, but this should not go unpunished. It was a disgraceful end to a good match. A real shame.’

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Not Sure Too Many Kids Will Be Having This On The Back Of Their Replica Shirts

FIFA’s Manager of the Year Mourinho may be, but One Match Ban doesn’t think that in Real Madrid’s celebration of this honour, children will be begging their parents to have his name on the back of their shirt (unless you’re The Special One’s son that is). Just guessing, but they’re probably a lot more likely to go for Ronaldo, Kaka, Ozil or Ramos. Then again, there could always be THAT kid who stands at the side of the playground barking instructions at everyone who is actually playing…

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Around the Grounds – 10th to 16th Jan 2011

Around the Grounds takes a look at the best blog entries from the web. This week, Barca players party on a plane, Higuita stars in the best advert ever, the real teams that Premier League referees support and lots more…

 

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