J A Marsano

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Managing Madrid Writer Predictions 2014-15


Your writers predict the winners in Europe and in the five big leagues for the coming season.

Arsène Wenger: No Move For Sami Khedira


"I don't know who has put Khedira on the market - is it his agent or the press?"

Real Madrid Stadium Expansion Halted


A court in the Spanish capital has suspended plans for Real Madrid's stadium expansion, as the club is under investigation by the European Commission.

Madrid Not Entirely In The Pink Against Roma


Real Madrid lost their friendly to AS Roma and will play Manchester United in their next match.

Real Madrid: No Transfer Ban For Luis Suarez


FIFA's ban on Luis Suarez was initially unclear on whether he would be unable to transfer over the summer. FIFA has since clarified their position. The player is not under a transfer ban, though if...

Match Day 11 Thread: Is CR7 Coming Home?


The United States could seal qualification today with victory over Portugal.

Racism At A Basketball Match: Madrid Investigating


Real Madrid is cooperating fully with the police and will be sanctioning fans after the racial abuse suffered by Barcelona's Joey Dorsey.

World Cup Day 10: Battle of the Boatengs


In an unusual turn of events, two brothers will line up opposite one another today in Germany's match against Ghana.

Discussion Thread: Match Day Nine.


Italy and Costa Rica fight it out for survival in a tricky group, while Madridistas Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane play for France.

Thread: Match Day 8


Will the three lions advance?

World Cup Matchday Five: Discussion Thread.


Join Sami Khedira, Fabio Coentrao, Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe in Brazil today.

World Cup Day Four: Open Thread


Madridistas Karim Benzema, Raphael Varane and Angel di Maria are playing in Brazil today.

World Cup Match Day Three


Discuss the matches on Managing Madrid.

Essay: Rewatching The 2000 All-Spanish Final.


It's strange, looking back, at how blurry the footage is and to take yourself back to a moment where you couldn't know what would happen next.

Ancelotti: "We are looking forward to Lisbon."


Carlo Ancelotti denied his team had not taken La Liga seriously on Sunday afternoon, though with Madrid out of the league championship the coach is now focused on Lisbon.

Sami Khedira Makes Germany's World Cup Squad


After months of uncertainty and solitary physical recovery work, Sami Khedira's hard work has paid off. Managing Madrid translates portions of his Interview with 11Freunde in April on his recovery.

Ancelotti Laments A Wasted Opportunity


Real Madrid has gained a point on their rivals in La Liga, but they could have had three.

Carlo Ancelotti: "We go to Munich to attack."


Real Madrid's coach commented on the death of former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova and looked ahead to the midweek Champions League semifinal match with Bayern in his post-match comments after Real...

Carlo Ancelotti to Old Trafford?


Press rumour is linking Carlo Ancelotti to Old Trafford as one of several candidates that would interest Manchester United in the wake of their sacking of David Moyes.

Player to Watch: Philipp Lahm


A player of invention, guile and athleticism, Bayern's Magic Dwarf could be a key player in the Champions League semifinal.

The Cup Spills: An Exclusive Interview


Three years ago, Real Madrid dropped the trophy under the bus. Can she forgive? J. A. "Ireland" Marsano's exclusive interview with the Copa del Rey.

Preview: Real Madrid vs Unión Deportiva Almería.


Madrid hope to keep La Liga hopes alive on Saturday.

Madrid Win Big In An Entertaining Match At Anoeta


With Madrid in desperate need of 3 points, it was a great game for the neutrals between two surprisingly evenly-matched sides at the Anoeta Stadium. But only one team finished its chances and Real...

Agustín Herrerín: The Real Hero Of The '98 BvB Tie


In 1998, Real Madrid met Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League semifinal. An incident just before the match began means that an unlikely hero saved La Septima.

Champions League Open Thread April 1, 2014


Chat with Madridistas about the other CL ties.

Scouting Borussia Dortmund


Jürgen Klopp's men are coming to town missing several key players.

The (Somewhat Exaggerated) Death Of Barcelona


There's a gloomy atmosphere surrounding the club paying us a visit tomorrow. So one is forced to ask whether the pessimism is really justified.

Carlo Ancelotti & Xabi Alonso Post-Match


Both coach and player were delighted with a hard-fought 3 points.

Iker To The Press: Lay Off Diego López


"We are league leaders, thanks in no small part to him."

Lucky Madrid Salvage A Draw Through CR7


Not a vintage performance, but Madrid leave with a point.

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