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Rafa Benitez to replace Gary Neville at Valencia?

Rafa Benitez to replace Gary Neville at Valencia? - originally posted on Gary Neville looked annoyed when he was asked repeatedly (three times to be precise) whether he would resign from the job after Valencia lost 7-0 to Barcelona in the first leg of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday. The reply came ‘no’, but Neville’s future at the La Liga club has come under...
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Zidane replaces Benitez at Real Madrid

The short reign of Rafael Benitez as coach of Real Madrid came to an abrupt end on 3rd January as he was replaced … The post Zidane replaces Benitez at Real Madrid appeared first on Football... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Real Madrid appoint Zidane as new head coach after Benitez sacking

  Rafael Benitez has been sacked by Real Madrid and club legend Zinedine Zidane has been appointed new head coach with immediate effect. Club president Florentino Perez made the announcement with Real third the league behind their old enemy Barcelona in second and local rivals Atletico Madrid at the top. The former Liverpool and Chelsea manager took charge of the club in June...
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Five things: How it all went wrong for Rafa Benitez at Real Madrid

Rafael Benitez’s unhappy reign in charge of Real Madrid came to an end after just seven months and 25 games when he was sacked and replaced by club legend Zinedine Zidane on Monday. Here’s what went wrong for the former Liverpool and Chelsea manager on his return to the club where he started his playing and coaching career. Dressing room revolts Benitez was brought in to add...
Via World Soccer Talk
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Real Madrid to sack Rafa Benitez, say reports

Beleaguered Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez could be sacked by the Spanish giants as early as Monday evening after just seven months in charge, several Spanish media outlets reported. Sports daily Marca reported Benitez’s sacking will be made official in the coming hours with French legend and the club’s reserve team coach Zinedine Zidane to take over. Madrid twice threw away...
Via World Soccer Talk
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Real boss Benitez remains defiant despite costly loss to Villarreal

Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez insists all is not lost in the La Liga title race despite a costly 1-0 defeat at Villarreal on Sunday evening.Roberto Soldado's ninth-minute goal proved enough to secure Villarreal's victory on an evening when Benitez's team disappointed in front of goal despite an improved showing in the second half.It was Real's third league loss of the season and...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Florentino Perez: Rafa Benitez has all our support and confidence

Real Madrid have given under-fire coach Rafael Benitez a vote of confidence and said he will remain in charge of the team.Club president Florentino Perez said at a press conference on Monday evening, following a board meeting held in the wake of Real's 4-0 thrashing by arch-rivals Barcelona in Saturday's El Clasico meeting in Madrid, that Benitez has "all our support and confidence...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Sergio Ramos supports Benitez despite El Clasico thrashing

The Real Madrid defender has voiced his support for the head coach and called for unity after Saturday's 4-0 defeat to Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu.Sergio Ramos has urged everybody at Real Madrid to stick together and support head coach Rafael Benitez in the wake of their 4-0 Clasico defeat to Barcelona. Benitez's position at Madrid has come under scrutiny in recent weeks,...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafa Benitez: I must say I chose the wrong XI

Luis Enrique's side proved too much for their rivals to handle at the Bernabeu as a 4-0 thumping moved the Catalans six points clear of Madrid at the top of the table.Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has accepted the blame for his side's 4-0 humbling at the hands of Barcelona, insisting that he selected the wrong starting XI for the match. Two goals from Luis Suarez and one each for...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Benitez promises Real Madrid on the offensive against Barcelona

MADRID - Rafa Benitez promises Real Madrid will come out attacking in the first clasico of the season against Barcelona on Saturday.With all his top strikers available after injuries and off-the-field problems, the coach said on Friday that Madrid will not relinquish its offensive style just because it's facing Barcelona.''The team's characteristic is to attack, to score goals, and...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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