Zinedine Zidane could be named Carlo Ancelotti’s successor at Real Madrid in 2016 when the Italian’s contract expires, according to media reports.
Real Madrid have revealed plans for the redevelopment of the Bernabéu stadium with a new exterior and retractable roof included in the project which is expected to take three years to complete.
The late Joe O’Mahony, Limerick’s title-winning captain in 1980, has been honoured by the League of Ireland club with the retirement of the number four jersey in tribute. O’Mahony made over 400 appearances for the Blues between 1966 and 1986, leading them to the championship under Eoin Hand, and captaining the side in the European Cup against Real Madrid.
Young goalkeeper Luca Zidane, one of four sons of Zinedine in the Real Madrid academy, produced a string of saves to earn the man-of-the match award in last weekend’s Alkass Cup game with Manchester City.
Gareth Bale was presented to the Bernabeu crowd in front of an attendance of 25,000.
According to Spanish reports, Liam Gallagher was escorted from the Bernebeu during last night’s Real-Man City clash. He drank, celebrated wildly, kissed a steward, and generally annoyed the locals. Just like any other City fan then.