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#Gareth Bale

# gareth-bale - Yesterday’s News

Gareth Bale blues cloud Real Madrid's return to form

The Welshman was back on the bench for Wednesday’s 3-1 victory at Leganes.

# gareth-bale - Monday 22 January, 2018

Neymar? I'd rather watch the golf, says Bale

The Wales international hit top form for Real Madrid against Deportivo La Coruna.

# gareth-bale - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Real Madrid left shell-shocked as Villarreal snatch late victory at Bernabeu

Villarreal earned a famous win over Real Madrid who now trail Barcelona by 16 points and a game-in-hand.

# gareth-bale - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Bale scores in first start since September as Madrid kick off 2018 with a win

Real Madrid are on track for a place in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals after a 3-0 first-leg win away to second-tier side Numancia.

# gareth-bale - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Bale returns with outside-of-the-boot assist as Real Madrid progress in the Copa Del Rey Comeback This post contains videos

Bale returns with outside-of-the-boot assist as Real Madrid progress in the Copa Del Rey

Zinedine Zidane named the youngest team of his reign against Fuenlabrada, while the fit-again Welshman enjoyed a cameo.

# gareth-bale - Monday 27 November, 2017

Gareth Bale's agent hits out at 'trash' stories in Spanish media

The future of Bale is often the topic of debate in Spain.

# gareth-bale - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Gareth Bale thanks Chris Coleman after Wales coach steps down

Coleman’s departure prompted a message of thanks from Gareth Bale.

# gareth-bale - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Spanish media bemoan Bale's fragility after latest 'breakdown'

Since signing a lucrative new six-year contract with Madrid over a year ago, the Welsh star has featured in just 24 matches.

# gareth-bale - Friday 10 November, 2017

Gareth Bale faces up to a month on the sideline following another injury setback

The Real Madrid and Wales star has suffered a groin strain which is likely to rule him out of a derby clash against Atletico Madrid.

# gareth-bale - Saturday 14 October, 2017

'If I don't start that game I'll join you!' - Moyes reveals how close Fabregas came to Man United move

The Spanish midfielder, then at Barcelona, was one of the Scot’s top targets at Old Trafford, along with Gareth Bale.

# gareth-bale - Friday 6 October, 2017

No favours from Georgia as narrow Wales win increases pressure on the Republic of Ireland

Tom Lawrence grabbed the game’s solitary goal and the side move four points clear of the Irish, albeit temporarily.

# gareth-bale - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Bale has to 'make changes' – Giggs concerned by Real Madrid star's injuries

Wales are without Gareth Bale for their crucial World Cup qualifiers and Ryan Giggs is growing concerned over his regular fitness woes.

Wales are 'in good shape' and can cope without Bale, says Coleman

The Wales manager remains upbeat heading into their final two qualifiers against Georgia and Ireland.

# gareth-bale - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'We’re missing Seamus Coleman. He’s as big a loss to us as Bale is to Wales' Reaction This post contains videos

'We’re missing Seamus Coleman. He’s as big a loss to us as Bale is to Wales'

Roy Keane has played down the significance of the Real Madrid star’s absence next week.

Major blow for Wales as Gareth Bale ruled out of World Cup qualifier clash against Ireland

Chris Coleman’s side are without their key man for the final two games of the qualifying campaign.

# gareth-bale - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Gareth Bale emerges as injury doubt for crucial World Cup qualifier against Ireland

He looks set to miss Real Madrid’s clash with Espanyol tomorrow.

# gareth-bale - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Here are the 23 Wales players seeking to end Ireland's World Cup bid

Uncapped 17-year-old Ethan Ampadu, whose father Kwame represented Ireland at U21 level, features in the squad.

# gareth-bale - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Gareth Bale conjured an absolute stunner for Real Madrid tonight Welsh Wizard This post contains videos

Gareth Bale conjured an absolute stunner for Real Madrid tonight

The Spaniards are in Germany to take on Borussia Dortmund.

# gareth-bale - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Zinedine Zidane tells under-fire Gareth Bale to 'do more'

The Wales international has been under-par so far this season but his coach believes he will soon be back to his best

# gareth-bale - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Marcelo worried by Bale boos at Real Madrid

The Wales international has been targeted by sections of the Santiago Bernabeu support.

# gareth-bale - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'If it's a 91st-minute winner, can you control yourself?': Bale admits he might celebrate versus Spurs

Tottenham visit Real Madrid and old boy Bale on 17 October.

# gareth-bale - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Frustrating afternoon for Real Madrid as champions are held by Levante

The reigning La Liga champions have drawn back-to-back league games at the Bernabeu.

# gareth-bale - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Wales just about survive a nail-biter in Moldova as they leap-frog Ireland and go second

Hal Robson-Kanu and Aaron Ramsey scored late goals.

# gareth-bale - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Bale unfazed by latest Real Madrid boos, says Wales boss

Chris Coleman has backed his star attacker to deal with the latest criticism he is receiving in La Liga.

# gareth-bale - Monday 28 August, 2017

Bale a key player despite Madrid boos – Zidane

The Welshman was jeered by a section of the Real support on Sunday.

# gareth-bale - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Gareth Bale's return to Spurs, Diego Costa and other tasty Champions League subplots

The Welshman goes ‘home’ while the want-away Chelsea striker’s situation is a little more complicated.

# gareth-bale - Monday 21 August, 2017

Gareth Bale on target as champions Real Madrid make confident start

Madrid began their La Liga title defence with a 3-0 away win over Deportivo.

# gareth-bale - Monday 7 August, 2017

Ahead of clash with Real Madrid, Jose Mourinho confirms interest in signing Gareth Bale

The 28-year-old has long been linked with a move to Manchester United.

# gareth-bale - Friday 4 August, 2017

Real Madrid to offload Bale to fund €190m Mbappe deal and today's transfer gossip

Elsewhere, an unhappy Arsenal striker wants out.

# gareth-bale - Friday 28 July, 2017

Bale's agent rubbishes 'ridiculous, stupid' talk of Man Utd move

The Real Madrid winger has been linked with a mega-money move to Old Trafford this summer.

# gareth-bale - Monday 17 July, 2017

Bale: No offer from Man United but I'm happy at Real Madrid

“I signed a long contract at Madrid and I’m happy here.”

# gareth-bale - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Gareth Bale left on bench for Champions League final

Isco has been preferred to the Welsh star as Real Madrid prepare to take on Juventus.

# gareth-bale - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Bale or Isco? Real Madrid star glad decision isn't his

“We are lucky to have two players of this level.” Casemiro praised the Real Madrid duo.

# gareth-bale - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Fit-again Bale 'desperate' to play in Cardiff final as Zidane weighs up options

Real Madrid’s Welsh winger has recovered from his calf complaint and is fit to face Juventus on Saturday.

# gareth-bale - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

5 rumoured Man United targets for next season

Burnley’s Michael Keane and others who are believed to be on the Red Devils’ shortlist.

# gareth-bale - Friday 21 April, 2017

Are Real Madrid better off without Gareth Bale?

The Welsh star faces a race against time to be fit for Sunday’s potentially title-deciding La Liga clash with Barcelona.

# gareth-bale - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

'I'd prefer Ronaldo on the bench, Benzema in the stands and Bale at home'

Carlo Ancelotti admits Real Madrid are strong without their iconic attacking trio, but would rather not see them start the game.

# gareth-bale - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Bale could have broken my leg, says O'Shea

Manager Chris Coleman defended the Real Madrid star’s challenge.

Chris Coleman: 'Your boys are not coming off with halos on their heads'

The Wales manager insisted red carded Neil Taylor is “not that type of player”.

# gareth-bale - Friday 24 March, 2017

Stage is set for an enthralling night and the Ireland-Wales pre-match talking points

Can the Boys in Green deal with the absentees? Will James McCarthy get the nod? Would Wales be happy with a draw…?

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