Spain

Ancelotti retracts Blatter comments

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has moved to clarify comments he made about Sepp Blatter, saying he misinterpreted the question.

Krohn-Dehli: No Barca fear

Michael Krohn-Dehli has urged Celta Vigo to not show too much respect to Barcelona when they sides lock horns on Saturday evening.

UE Cornella 1-4 Real Madrid

Real Madrid claimed a commanding 4-1 lead in the first leg of their Copa del Rey clash with a victory against battling Cornella on Wednesday night.

Ancelotti takes aim at Blatter

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has reacted with anger to FIFA president Sepp Blatter's suggestion that Manuel Neuer should win the Ballon d'Or.

Song eyes Premier League stay

West Ham United loanee Alex Song says he sees his future in England after making an impressive start to his spell in east London.

Ancelotti allays Bale fears

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has allayed fears over Gareth Bale's fitness, insisting the Welshman is capable of playing three games a week.

Rodriguez: I'm not a goalscorer

Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez says he still has much to learn but has warned that he'll never be as prolific as Cristiano Ronaldo.

Mandzukic: Pep disappointed me

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic has lambasted Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola for what he perceives to be a lack of respect.

Suarez not on Ballon d'Or list

Despite winning the European Golden Shoe last season, Luis Suarez has missed out on a place on the 23-man list of nominees for the Ballon d'Or.

Zidane handed coaching ban

Zinedine Zidane has been suspended from coaching for three months for taking charge of Real Madrid's reserve team without the right qualifications.

Modric: Madrid's best showing

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has described his side's showing against Barcelona on Saturday as "the best performance since I got here."

Gunners linked with Pedro move

Arsenal's interest in Pedro has been further fueled following reports the Barcelona star has handed in a transfer request.

Ancelotti hails 'professional' Real

Carlo Ancelotti has hailed Real Madrid's "professionalism" after they rallied from behind to see off Barcelona 3-1 on Saturday.

Xavi: We wasted our chances

Barcelona midfielder Xavi says they were punished for making the most of their dominance against Real Madrid in El Classico on Satuday.

Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona

Real Madrid move to within one point of Barcelona after coming from behind to get a deserved 3-1 win at the Bernabeu.

Results
South African ABSA Premier League
Wednesday 22nd October
Free State Stars 0 - 0 Amazulu
Bidvest Wits 0 - 2 Polokwane City
Supersport United 1 - 4 Maritzburg United
Ajax Cape Town 2 - 1 Platinum Stars
University Of Pretoria 1 - 2 Bloemfontein Celtic

Barclays Premier League
Monday 27th October
Queens Park Rangers 2 - 0 Aston Villa
Sunday 26th October
Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 2 Newcastle United
Burnley 1 - 3 Everton
Manchester United 1 - 1 Chelsea
Saturday 25th October
Southampton 1 - 0 Stoke City
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