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Jese Rodriguez's strike sends Real Madrid into King's Cup semi-finals

Espanyol's goalkeeper Francisco "Kiko" Casilla makes a save during their Copa del Rey match against Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Photo: AP

Real Madrid eased into the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 1-0 win over Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu to progress 2-0 on aggregate.

Wednesday, 29 January, 2014, 11:11pm

Barcelona boosted as Tito Vilanova retakes reins at Primera Liga leaders

Tito Vilanova is welcomed back to training by fellow cancer sufferer Eric Abidal. Photo: EPA

Barcelona expect to have coach Tito Vilanova back at the helm following cancer surgery as they return to league action after the winter break with a local derby tomorrow against Espanyol.

5 Jan 2013 - 3:09am

Jose Mourinho says Barca's 13-point lead is out of reach

Jose Mourinho

With Real Madrid trailing La Liga leaders Barcelona by 13 points, Jose Mourinho admitted the title race was over.

18 Dec 2012 - 2:16am

Neighbours' soccer rivalry common worldwide

The rivalry between the two main clubs in Manchester dates back to 1881 and has developed into one of the most bitter in world soccer.

But the root of the enmity and jealousy - whether United's string of domestic and European success, City's deep-pocketed financial backers or claims about which supporters are the "true fans" of the city - has parallels around the world.

9 Dec 2012 - 3:03am