Sport Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates

The Real Madrid striker scored a brace in the 3-0 win over Celta Vigo

Domenech delivers fitness warning for Gallas

Raymond Domenech has warned William Gallas he will be cut from France's 30-man provisional World Cup squad if he cannot prove his fitness.

World Cup Countdown: Ronaldinho left out by Brazil

Five-time winners Brazil have omitted Ronaldinho (below) from their 23-man squad for the World Cup. The 30-year-old Milan midfielder, two-times Fifa's World Player of the Year, has impressed for the Serie A side this season but was left out by manager Dunga. Wolfsburg striker Grafite was preferred ahead of Adriano and Alexandre Pato, while Spurs goalkeeper Heruelho Gomes is included.

Manchester United refuse to break wage structure

Manchester United have no intention of shattering their wage structure to reinforce Sir Alex Ferguson's squad this summer.

Benzema back in Real Madrid squad

Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini is confident striker Karim Benzema is "perfectly calm" after hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons this week.

Ferguson insists he trusts Berbatov

Sir Alex Ferguson insists he still trusts Dimitar Berbatov.

Gill hints at further Manchester United signings

Manchester United chief executive David Gill has hinted at more signings by the club this summer.

Benzema Pato swap deal dismissed

The agent of Real Madrid's France international striker Karim Benzema has rubbished rumours linking his client with a summer move to AC Milan.

Tonight's other main games and how to watch them

There are several interesting international friendlies taking place around Europe tonight, although not all of them will be available on terrestrial television. There are, however, other means and ways of watching, from red buttons to live betting streams. There are a host of games available on the bet365 website, where viewers can watch games immediately, once they have opened an account.

Spain's media rounds on Real after Lyons lesson

Real Madrid's hopes of winning a 10th European Cup in this year's final at the Bernabeu suffered a blow with their 1-0 Champions League last-16 defeat away to Lyons on Tuesday evening.

Makoun wonderstrike boosts Lyons

Lyons 1 Real Madrid 0

Eurozone: Outrageous Guti backheel puts Real on the front foot

'There is no great genius without a touch of madness', said the Roman philosopher Seneca. When Real Madrid's sage and some-time professional footballer Guti found himself on the edge of the six-yard box in front of goal against Deportivo la Coruña and with only keeper Daniel Aranzubia to beat on Saturday night he must have known the sane thing to do was score and put his side 2-0 up.

Lights go out on Ronaldo and Real

When Cristiano Ronaldo signed for Real Madrid last summer he probably envisaged glittering nights playing for the nine times European Cup winners. What he would not have had in mind was an evening in downtown Tirana waiting for over an hour for the floodlights to be fixed so a friendly against mighty Gramozi could go ahead.

Giggs confident Manchester United can bounce back

Ryan Giggs can see no reason why Manchester United should not put their FA Cup woes to the back of their mind at Birmingham tomorrow.

Ronaldo sent off after inspiring Real to victory

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