Managing Madrid Editorials

Why sign James Rodriguez?


With Isco in the roster and the recent incorporation of Toni Kroos, James's spot was covered. However, it is not a bad move.

Don't Write Iker Off Yet


Despite committing mistakes in his last three high-profile games with club and country, Iker Casillas deserves a chance to fight for his spot and reclaim his best form.

Should Casillas leave?


Iker Casillas has been the last man standing on Real Madrid's goal for almost 15 years now. Is it time for him to say good-bye?

RM in desperate need of a goalkeeper


Casillas proves once again that he's way past his prime.

MM's End of Season Awards


We voted, help us!

Win this shirt by predicting the score


Prediction time!

Live report from Lisbon


We're at Da Luz!

Is the Copa del Rey Title enough?


Ancelotti's team is the only one in Europe which could win the treble. But would one Copa del Rey title be enough this time?

Confident? Better be careful!


A 1-0 result is a comfortable one, especially in a Champions League Semifinal. But careful, 90 minutes in Munich could be "molto longo".

Coentrão Finally Showing His Worth


Fábio Coentrão's efforts in the Spanish capital has never been lauded, but after three years of inconsistency he is stepping up- when it matters most.

In retrospect, Florentino got this one right.


Real Madrid made an unpopular decision in choosing to sell Mesut Ozil instead of Angel di Maria, but as is often true: the popular decision is often not the correct one.

Report from Mestalla


I wasn't feeling nervous when I entered Mestalla, but by watching that unbelievable atmosphere I realized the true importance of that game

Thank you


This is why I love this club.

Isco Deserves to Start


While the other players were panicking, this 21-year-old showed all the veterans and leaders of this team how to play through a difficult scenario.

Carlo Ancelotti's RM Falling Apart


This team lasted as long as Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric's individual inspiration did.



Two days after the Clásico, and without having still been able to watch the game again, I have decided to cut down the pessimism.

The referee plays


Two coaches. 22 players. And a referee. That's what football is about. Do not ignore the man in yellow.

Real-Schalke: Round Table Prediction


Managing Madrid's staff discusses the Champions League tie against Schalke 04, starting next Wednesday.

Time To Red Card Racism, La Liga


This week's incident involving Marcelo has Managing Madrid thinking about racism and official apathy in the Spanish league.

Derby Ahead. Rotations Coming?


With a 3-0 lead in the tie, it's time for Ancelotti to make some rotations and rest his players.

Real Struggling Against Decent Opposition


Carlo Ancelotti's squads is yet to complete a good game against elite teams.

Happy New Year!


Thanks for your trust on us.

Iker Casillas to Leave in June - 'As'


One of Iker Casillas' favorite insiders, Carmen Colino, reports this story in today's Diario As. Apparently, Iker Casillas' particular war with the bench didn't end when Jose Mourinho left the club.

It's Time for Sergio Ramos to Grow Up


Real Madrid's Vice-Captain is an excellent footballer with enviable physical and technical skills, but the Spanish international needs to improve his decision-making once and for all if he's to...

It's Time For A Women's Team At Real Madrid


An Open Letter to Florentino Perez.

Cristiano Ronaldo's FIFA Write-Up Is Unacceptable


Fluff and filler, praise for his competitors, vague, imprecise, and comparatively innocent of adjectives - Cristiano Ronaldo's FIFA write-up for the Ballon D'Or leaves a lot to be desired.

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