Posts Tagged Madrid

Man trying to find Ronaldo to sue over underwear

In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after missing a chance during a Champions League Group B soccer match against Basel at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain. Christopher Renzi, of Rhode Island, had until November 2014, to notify the Portuguese soccer star of a lawsuit in a dispute over an underwear line, but Ronaldo's team refused to accept the legal papers. A U.S. judge has extended the deadline till March 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man is trying to sue international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in a dispute over an underwear line, but he can’t get to him.

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Ander Herrera denies match-fixing in Spain

In this Aug. 28, 2011 file photo, Zaragoza's Javier Aguirre from Mexico, left, looks on during their Spanish La Liga soccer match against Real Madrid at La Romadera stadium in Zaragoza, Spain. Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera and Atletico Madrid captain Gabriel "Gabi" Fernandez were named Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 as suspects in a match-fixing probe launched by Spain's state prosecutor. They were identified when the prosecutor issued an official complaint and asked the judiciary to investigate officials and players linked to football clubs Zaragoza and Levante in May 2011. The match that was allegedly fixed, in round 30 of the 2010-2011 Spanish league program, was played on May 21, 2011. Five Zaragoza officials, including current Japan coach Aguirre, and 18 players, including Fernandez and Herrera, were named and alleged to have been involved in "sports fraud. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos, File)

MADRID (AP) — Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has denied accusations that he participated in a match-fixing scheme while playing in Spain for former club Zaragoza.

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Spain: Police arrest 2 for death in football fight

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested two men for the death of a football fan following a brutal street fight between rival radical fan groups before a match in Madrid two weeks ago.

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Real Madrid to face Schalke in Champions League

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo kicks the ball next to Ludogorets' Yordan Minev during a Group B Champions League soccer match between Real Madrid and Ludogorets at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday Dec. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — A Champions League draw heavy with reunions on Monday paired Real Madrid and Barcelona with the same last 16 opponents as last season, and sent Arsene Wenger back to the club where he made his reputation.

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Real Madrid to face Schalke in Champions League

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo kicks the ball next to Ludogorets' Yordan Minev during a Group B Champions League soccer match between Real Madrid and Ludogorets at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday Dec. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Defending champion Real Madrid will play Schalke in the last 16 of the Champions League, a year after routing the Germans at the same stage last season.

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