Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says his club have nothing to be embarrassed about after being accused of "swiping" the brand of Athletic Club Bilbao a century ago.
During Spanish football's fluid formative days, Athletic Club were established in 1898 with Atletico Madrid founded five years later by a group of Athletic fans who were in the Spanish capital and wanted somewhere to play.
This history was widely known but not often commented upon until Athletic chief executive Javier Aldazabal...
Real Madrid's Bernabeu stadium could be set to host a UFC event involving Irish fighter Conor McGregor - according to reports.
Irish radio station Newstalk reported on Friday that McGregor's camp are keen for an event to take place in Europe -- and quoted a spokesperson from Madrid as telling them the Spanish giants would "be glad if we could make a UFC event [and] our stadium can hold more than 80,000 fans" with a potential stadium show taking place between May and July next year.
Real Madrid have announced that winger Lucas Vazquez has agreed a new contract with the club which runs until June 2021.
Galicia-born Vazquez, 25, came through the youth system at the Bernabeu, but really came to prominence after joining Espanyol in 2014, earning a return to the Madrid first team squad the following summer.
The hard-working winger became a key member of the squad under Zinedine Zidane last season, featuring in the Champions League final win over Atletico Madrid, and then for Spain...