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#Zinedine Zidane

# zinedine-zidane - Today’s News

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.

# zinedine-zidane - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Zidane sends message of support to Barcelona victims

Thirteen people were killed when a van ploughed into packed crowds in Barcelona on Thursday.

# zinedine-zidane - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Zidane lauds 'spectacular' Real Madrid after Super Cup triumph

The Blancos’ head coach revelled in his team’s performance against Barcelona in the Supercopa de Espana.

# zinedine-zidane - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'Something is up' - Madrid boss Zidane hints that Ronaldo ref push ban not all that it seems

The Blancos coach has disputed RFEF’s decision to suspend his Portuguese forward for five matches.

# zinedine-zidane - Saturday 12 August, 2017

3 more years! Real Madrid receive Zidane boost

A new contract will keep the Frenchman at Santiago Bernabeu through to 2020.

# zinedine-zidane - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Man United chasing silverware against 'the best team in the world' in tonight's Super Cup

Jose Mourinho’s former club Real Madrid are the opponents in Skopje.

# zinedine-zidane - Friday 14 July, 2017

Real Madrid confirm €18 million signing of Betis youngster

Dani Ceballos attracted interest from Barcelona after an impressive season, but Los Blancos have won the race for his signature.

# zinedine-zidane - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Zinedine Zidane's son leaves Real Madrid

The 22-year-old midfielder, who is the son of Santiago Bernabeu boss, has agreed a three-year deal with Alaves.

# zinedine-zidane - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Zidane pleads with Ronaldo after 'I quit' bombshell

The superstar is currently on Confederations Cup duty in Russia with Portugal.

# zinedine-zidane - Sunday 4 June, 2017

The Prince of Uruguay, how Zinedine Zidane idolised his mercurial ways and his son slept in his shirt

Enzo Francescoli, with his guile, movement and class, was an irresistible playmaker.

# zinedine-zidane - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Put the guitar back in its case': Ronaldo hits back at his critics after 'spectacular' final

Bizarrely, the attacker had been booed by sections of the club’s support but proved the match-winner against Juventus.

Ronaldo the headline act once more as Real Madrid rack up another Champions League title

A third triumph in four years for the Spanish side who follow up their domestic dominance with success in Cardiff.

As it happened: Juventus v Real Madrid, Uefa Champions League final

We were in Cardiff to see if Gigi Buffon could finally land his greatest ever triumph but, alas, it wasn’t to be.

# zinedine-zidane - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Joy for Real Madrid as they pip Barcelona to La Liga title

Zinedine Zidane’s men started the day three points ahead of their Catalan rivals.

# zinedine-zidane - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Another remarkable record for Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid close in on Spanish title

The attacker now has struck over 400 goals for the club.

# zinedine-zidane - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Zidane promises no divided loyalties with Juventus at Champions League final

The former Juventus player guided Real Madrid to the Champions League final last night.

# zinedine-zidane - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'I don't know how he got out of there!' - Zidane amazed by Benzema's vital solo run Reaction This post contains videos

'I don't know how he got out of there!' - Zidane amazed by Benzema's vital solo run

Even the Real Madrid coach was left struggling for words after the French attacker’s magical run against Atletico Madrid.

# zinedine-zidane - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Swap teams please' beleaguered Tony Adams begs Zidane

Despite making nine changes, the European champions outclassed Granada.

# zinedine-zidane - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

As it happened: Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid, Champions League semi-final

Real Madrid took on rivals Atletico in the final four first leg of Europe’s top club competition.

# zinedine-zidane - Monday 1 May, 2017

Zidane: Ronaldo's 'goalscoring ability' makes me jealous

Zidane has praised Cristiano Ronaldo and former team-mate Ronaldo Nazario, admitting he envies the duo’s goal tallies.

# zinedine-zidane - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Zidane denies he botched El Clasico tactics

The Madrid boss believes the risks he took in the 3-2 loss to Barcelona were worth it despite the defeat.

# zinedine-zidane - Friday 7 April, 2017

'Zidane changed everything and makes me feel important'

Toni Kroos has been in fine form for the European and world champions and has expressed his gratitude to his current coach.

# zinedine-zidane - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Ronaldo and Bale absent but Madrid still prevail in six-goal thriller

Real returned to the top of La Liga by beating Leganes, Alvaro Morata ensuring they did not miss the rested stars.

# zinedine-zidane - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Ramos late show helps Real Madrid leapfrog Barcelona into top spot

Zinedine Zidane’s men took full advantage of Barcelona’s slip-up earlier in the day but left it late.

# zinedine-zidane - Monday 6 March, 2017

How well do you remember these Champions League-winning sides?

With the competition’s round of 16 set to continue this week, we look back at some of the best teams to feature in European football.

# zinedine-zidane - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Benzema puts Ronaldo-less Madrid back on top

Real were 3-0 up inside half an hour as the French striker scored twice.

# zinedine-zidane - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Wales star Bale marks Real Madrid comeback with a goal after 3-month lay-off

With five weeks to the World Cup qualifier against Ireland, the 27-year-old came off the bench to score in a 2-0 win over Espanyol today.

# zinedine-zidane - Monday 30 January, 2017

'Today the fans have been very good' - Zidane says Madrid must thank booing Bernabeu

Los Blancos fans were quick to voice dissatisfaction before their side overcame Real Sociedad 3-0.

# zinedine-zidane - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Ramos on the double as Real get title tilt back on track Unlikely Hero This post contains videos

Ramos on the double as Real get title tilt back on track

Zinedine Zidane’s side snapped a two-game losing streak against Malaga.

# zinedine-zidane - Sunday 8 January, 2017

'Zidane smarter than Benitez over Ronaldo'

Bixente Lizarazu has heaped praise on his compatriot, and believes he leads by example in the Merengue dressing room

# zinedine-zidane - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Less than 3 years after starring at the World Cup, James' Real career looks in jeopardy

The Colombian said he cannot guarantee he will remain at Madrid beyond January, much to the disappointment of his team-mate.

# zinedine-zidane - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'I thought Tottenham had signed Zidane!'

Jermaine Jenas was so impressed by Adel Taarabt in training he compared him to the France legend.

# zinedine-zidane - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Ramos: Zidane 'more sympathetic' than previous Madrid managers

As Zidane’s Real Madrid continue their fine form, Ramos has hailed the Frenchman’s approach.

# zinedine-zidane - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Zinedine Zidane 'proud as a father and manager'

Enzo scored with his first shot on his Real Madrid debut in a 6-1 rout of Cultural Leonesa in the Copa del Rey.

Zidane and Luis Enrique tangled in identity politics

Claims of Real Madrid becoming more like Barcelona or vice-versa are inevitable in a rivalry that sustains two footballing superpowers.

# zinedine-zidane - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Ranieri, Klopp and Coleman among nominees for Fifa Coach of the Year

Unai Emery and Massimiliano Allegri are two of the high-profile names that didn’t make the 10-strong shortlist.

# zinedine-zidane - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Zidane says this goal was better than his famous Champions League final volley ZZ Topped This post contains videos

Zidane says this goal was better than his famous Champions League final volley

“What Nacho did is not normal.”

# zinedine-zidane - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

This glorious scissors kick was the highlight of Real Madrid's emphatic win Take A Bow This post contains videos

This glorious scissors kick was the highlight of Real Madrid's emphatic win

Zinedine Zidane rested many of his key players for the Copa del Rey trip to Cultural Leonesa, but Real Madrid still ran out big winners.

# zinedine-zidane - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Zidane: I will get sacked

Pressure may be beginning to build on Zinedine Zidane but he remains unafraid of the sack at Real Madrid.

# zinedine-zidane - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Zidane demands faltering Madrid to work harder after dropping more points at home

Atletico Madrid are taking full advantage as they sit top of La Liga.

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