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I must fight for place in Spain for Confederations Cup, says Iker Casillas

Spain's Fernando Torres shoots against Haiti. Photo: Reuters

Spanish captain Iker Casillas has admitted that he is not assured of his place in the side for the upcoming Confederations Cup, having not played a competitive match for the past four months.

Monday, 10 June, 2013, 3:20am

Mourinho fires back at 'sore loser' Pepe

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is engaged in a war of words with defender Pepe over the team's choice of goalkeepers. Photo: Reuters

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho, likely to return to former club Chelsea, has hit back at his own player Pepe after the defender said the manager ought to have more respect for club captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

8 May 2013 - 5:09am

Iker Casillas has to regain spot in Real Madrid, says Jose Mourinho

Goalkeeper Diego Lopez makes a spectacular save during Real Madrid's La Liga match against Zaragoza on Saturday. Photo: Reuters

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho says Iker Casillas will not even be on the bench for the Champions League quarter-final first-leg against Galatasaray on Wednesday.

1 Apr 2013 - 3:39am

Casillas braces for Barca backlash following earlier defeat of rivals

Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas. Photo: AFP

Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas is expecting a backlash from Barcelona when the two meet again in the league today after Madrid's 3-1 victory over the Catalans on Tuesday.

2 Mar 2013 - 5:39am

Ronaldo double rescues 10-man Real

Barcelona's head coach Tito Vilanova. Photo: EPA

Goalkeeper Iker Casillas came off the bench for 10-man Real Madrid, who needed a second-half double from Cristiano Ronaldo to beat Real Sociedad 4-3, while leaders Barcelona cruised to a 4-0 win over Espanyol.

8 Jan 2013 - 3:04am

Ronaldo rescues Madrid, Barca cruise to victory

Cristiano Ronaldo (right) goes up against Real Sociedad's Mikel Gonzalez (left) and Daniel Estrada on Sunday. Photo: AP

Goalkeeper Iker Casillas came off the bench for 10-man Real Madrid who needed a second half double from Cristiano Ronaldo to beat Real Sociedad 4-3 while leaders Barcelona cruised to a 4-0 win over Espanyol.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

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

Casillas to battle to regain his position at Real

Real Madrid keeper Iker Casillas limbers up during a training session. Photo: EPA

Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas admitted the players were unhappy after dropping 16 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona but denied any tensions in the changing room and vowed to fight to regain his spot after being unexpectedly left on the bench last month.

3 Jan 2013 - 3:27am

Jose Mourinho benches Real Madrid goalkeeper Casillas

Real Madrid's embattled coach Jose Mourinho appears to be blocking out the mocking of the fans as his side, without the dumped Iker Casillas, go down to Malaga. Photo: AFP

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is standing by his decision to drop keeper Iker Casillas from the starting line-up despite their 3-2 defeat to Malaga.

Mourinho is now coming under renewed pressure as the defeat left the champions 16 points behind leaders Barcelona.

24 Dec 2012 - 3:59am

Jose Mourinho defiant as Real Madrid slips 16 points off Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho's (right) decision to to drop goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas (second from left) from the starting line-up against Barcelona on Saturday has put him under renewed scrutiny. Photo: AP

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho was under renewed pressure on Saturday after his team lost 3-2 at Malaga, a defeat which left the champions 16 points behind leaders Barcelona.

The disappointment was compounded by Mourinho’s controversial decision to drop goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas from the starting line-up.

23 Dec 2012 - 10:53am