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#El Clasico

# el-clasico - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Messi primed for record-setting Clasico appearance

The Barcelona captain is set to become the club’s all-time leading appearance maker in meetings with Real Madrid.

# el-clasico - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Fears El Clasico could be overshadowed by protests

Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid are only focused on football.

# el-clasico - Sunday 10 November, 2019

1-8 from Cork star O'Sullivan steers All-Ireland champions Mourneabbey back to decider

The Rebel kingpins produced a huge second-half performance to see off Monaghan powerhouse Donaghmoyne.

# el-clasico - Friday 18 October, 2019

El Clasico postponed for security reasons

Next Saturday’s meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been called off due to the Catalonia protests.

# el-clasico - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Suarez strikes twice as Barca batter Real Madrid in Copa semi-final

Barcelona are into the Copa Del Rey final for a sixth successive year.

# el-clasico - Friday 1 February, 2019

Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final

Friday’s draw means there will be back-to-back Clasicos between the bitter rivals.

# el-clasico - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Gareth Bale's agent hits back after El Clasico criticism

The Welsh star’s representative was not impressed with remarks made by Jorge Valdano.

# el-clasico - Monday 29 October, 2018

Antonio Conte lined up at Madrid with Lopetegui on the brink after Clasico humiliation

The Italian is set to take over from Julen Lopetegui following yesterday’s 5-1 defeat to rivals Barcelona.

# el-clasico - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Luis Suarez scores hat-trick as Barcelona humiliate Real Madrid in electric El Clasico

Pressure mounted on Julen Lopetegui on Sunday as Real Madrid suffered a 5-1 defeat.

'Pigs were flying in El Clasico before Messi and Ronaldo'

Both Messi and Ronaldo will not be on the field but the Barca boss thinks Sunday’s Clasico will be memorable

# el-clasico - Monday 22 October, 2018

The sack looms for defiant Real Madrid boss Lopetegui ahead of El Clasico

Just four months into the job, the ex-Spain manager is under enormous pressure after losing again over the weekend.

# el-clasico - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Bale helps Real earn a draw against 10-man Barca as Ronaldo goes off injured

Champions Barcelona maintained their season-long unbeaten La Liga run in a thrilling El Clasico this evening.

# el-clasico - Monday 30 April, 2018

Ramos confirms Madrid won't give guard of honour to champions Barcelona

Sergio Ramos reiterated that the snub was manager Zinedine Zidane’s decision.

# el-clasico - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Watch: Lionel Messi assists third Barcelona goal with only one boot on Out Of This World This post contains videos

Watch: Lionel Messi assists third Barcelona goal with only one boot on

The Argentina superstar somehow lost his footwear, but still managed to set Aleix Vidal to score against Real Madrid

As it happened: Real Madrid v Barcelona, El Clasico

Real Madrid took on Barcelona, with Zinedine Zidane’s men badly needing a win to stay in the title race.

# el-clasico - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Would a loss in El Clasico put Zidane in hot water this weekend? Or has the club legend a bit more leeway?

Madrid-based Dermot Corrigan joins Gavan and Ryan to preview one of the biggest games in football.

# el-clasico - Friday 8 September, 2017

La Liga chiefs considering playing El Clasico games abroad

“If we want to compete with the Premier League or the Bundesliga we have to look for added value.”

# el-clasico - Monday 14 August, 2017

Ronaldo's topless celebration proves pretty costly though Real still beat Barca in El Clasico Bragging Rights This post contains videos

Ronaldo's topless celebration proves pretty costly though Real still beat Barca in El Clasico

The Portuguese had quite an eventful evening after being introduced as a second-half substitute.

# el-clasico - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Bale ruled out of Champions League semi-finals as El Clasico start backfires

The Welshman, who has struggled with injuries throughout the season, was taken off in the first half of Sunday’s defeat to Barcelona.

# el-clasico - Monday 24 April, 2017

Messi's sensational 93rd-minute winner is Barcelona at their counter-attacking best Messi Magic This post contains videos

Messi's sensational 93rd-minute winner is Barcelona at their counter-attacking best

We’ve been watching this on repeat.

# el-clasico - Sunday 23 April, 2017

As it happened: Real Madrid v Barcelona, La Liga

It was some game.

# el-clasico - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Barcelona suffer Neymar blow ahead of El Clasico

As well as the clash against Real Madrid, the Brazilian is set to be suspended for home clashes with Real Sociedad and Osasuna.

# el-clasico - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Barca left frustrated as last-gasp Ramos goal earns point for Real

Luis Suarez had headed the Catalan side into a second-half lead.

As it happened: Barcelona v Real Madrid, El Clasico

Barcelona took on Real Madrid, with the Catalan side badly needing a win.

# el-clasico - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

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.

# el-clasico - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

El Clásic-no! Bale a major injury doubt for Real Madrid's showdown with Barca

Real Madrid travel to the Camp Nou on 3 December.

# el-clasico - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV

The 3:15pm kick-off for Barcelona v Real Madrid means it will not be broadcast live on these shores.

# el-clasico - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Acrobatic Benzema and cool Ronaldo finish gives 10-man Real win in Barcelona

‘The BBC’ overshadowed ‘MSN’ in a big way tonight.

Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico 14 This post contains videos

Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico

A fitting tribute to the father of Barca football.

Who does Guillem Balague think will win tonight's El Clasico?

The Sky Sports pundit gives his thoughts on this evening’s big game in Spain.

# el-clasico - Friday 1 April, 2016

'If Real Madrid fail to win, Mourinho will be manager!'

The former club president believes Zinedine Zidane’s tenure at Real Madrid could be brought to a swift end

# el-clasico - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Suarez, Neymar star as Barca rout Real Madrid

Barca even had the luxury of leaving Lionel Messi on the bench for part of the game.

Andres Iniesta's stunning strike summed up Barca's brilliance in the Clasico

The visitors produced an exhibition of football.

Life after Messi? Neymar and Suarez give Barca food for thought

Lionel Messi is set to make his Barcelona return in El Clasico although they have not exactly struggled in his absence.

# el-clasico - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Real Madrid caught up in Clasico corruption row

The complainant alleges he also received a phone call from a senior member of the referees’ committee.

# el-clasico - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Sexton holds key to Ireland's Clásico against Argentina says Hernández

The Pumas magician says his relationship with Ronan O’Gara is now an ‘awesome’ one.

# el-clasico - Monday 23 March, 2015

5 things we learned from Barca's win over Madrid

The Blaugrana took a major step to reclaiming the La Liga title last night.

# el-clasico - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Is it premature to call Lionel Messi the greatest ever?

Ahead of tonight’s Clasico, we assess the footballer everyone’s talking about at the moment.

Derby day: 6 of the greatest El Clasico moments El Clasico This post contains videos

Derby day: 6 of the greatest El Clasico moments

Get the tapas ready and pour yourself another glass of Rioja. Tonight we’re all Spanish (or Catalan).

# el-clasico - Friday 20 March, 2015

Ahead of this weekend's Clasico, here are all 21 of Messi's goals against Real Madrid

Ahead of this weekend’s El Clasico, we relive some of the great one’s great moments.

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