Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale 'not fussed' as Paul Pogba takes transfer title
Gareth Bale
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Gareth Bale 'not fussed' as Paul Pogba takes transfer title

Real Madrid star is no longer the world's most expensive player as he targets Champions League win in Cardiff
2 Sep 2016
Wales's Euro 2016 dream ended by Portugal
Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo
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Wales's Euro 2016 dream ended by Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo ends the fairytale – but Gareth Bale promises fans this is just the beginning
7 Jul 2016
Bale Euro 2016 fairytale as Wales beat Russia to top Group B
Gareth Bale
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Bale Euro 2016 fairytale as Wales beat Russia to top Group B

Real Madrid star becomes the first player to score in all three group games at the Euros since 2004
21 Jun 2016
Euro 2016: Golden Boot favourites – Ronaldo, Muller... Bale?
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Euro 2016: Golden Boot favourites – Ronaldo, Muller... Bale?

Extended format and move away from classical centre-forwards makes it tricky to predict who will be the top scorer
9 Jun 2016
Bale strikes as Real Madrid outclass scrappy Man City
Gareth Bale
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Bale strikes as Real Madrid outclass scrappy Man City

Champions League final will be a repeat of 2014 as Real Madrid join neighbours Atletico after seeing off City
5 May 2016
Joe Hart saves Man City to set up Real Madrid showdown
Joe Hart
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Joe Hart saves Man City to set up Real Madrid showdown

Point blank stop from Pepe keeps City in the tie as semi-final first leg in Manchester ends goalless
27 Apr 2016
Man City must come of age against Ronaldo and Real Madrid
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany
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Man City must come of age against Ronaldo and Real Madrid

Blues used to look out of place in Europe but now UK's 'ultimate arrivistes' will rub shoulders with Spain's 'ultimate aristocrats'
26 Apr 2016
Man Utd transfer window verdict: the end for Louis van Gaal?
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Man Utd transfer window verdict: the end for Louis van Gaal?

Manchester United were in need of new blood in January and it is telling that the manager did not pick up the chequebook
2 Feb 2016
Gareth Bale cost Real Madrid more than Ronaldo - awkward
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Gareth Bale cost Real Madrid more than Ronaldo - awkward

Leaked documents reveal how deal was kept quiet to maintain Portuguese star's 'most expensive' title
21 Jan 2016
Real Madrid and Barcelona strikers on Ballon d'Or shortlist
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Real Madrid and Barcelona strikers on Ballon d'Or shortlist

Gareth Bale is only British footballer on list as it emerges that only 12 English players have appeared in Champions League this season
20 Oct 2015
Wales celebrates as rugby and football teams outdo England
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Wales celebrates as rugby and football teams outdo England

Welsh sport is on the march, and the English would do well to take note and learn from its virtues
14 Oct 2015
Bale revels in central role against Spurs
Gareth Bale
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Bale revels in central role against Spurs

Man United target insists he is happy in Spain after he finds the net against his old club
5 Aug 2015
Manchester United transfer targets - in pictures
Edinson Cavani
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Manchester United transfer targets - in pictures

9 Jun 2015
Is this the end for Bale? Real Madrid fall to Juventus
Gareth Bale
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Is this the end for Bale? Real Madrid fall to Juventus

Real's dreams of back-to-back Champions League titles thwarted by Juventus and a former Bernabeu striker
14 May 2015
Chelsea romp to title and the future looks blue for Mourinho
John Terry Cesc Fabregas
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Chelsea romp to title and the future looks blue for Mourinho

Fabregas hails manager as pundits look forward to an era of Chelsea domination under Mourinho
5 May 2015
Bale and Ronaldo fire blanks as Atletico thwart Real Madrid
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Bale and Ronaldo fire blanks as Atletico thwart Real Madrid

All-Spanish Champions League quarter final ends all square thanks to unbeatable Atletico keeper Oblak
15 Apr 2015
Gareth Bale dashes Man Utd hopes by staying at Real Madrid
Gareth Bale lifts the trophy during the Real Madrid celebration
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Gareth Bale dashes Man Utd hopes by staying at Real Madrid

Welshman is 'not for sale at any price' insists Real Madrid president
1 Apr 2015
Gareth Bale's car attacked after El Clasico defeat
Gareth Bale of Real Madrid
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Gareth Bale's car attacked after El Clasico defeat

Angry fans hit out at Welsh striker's car after Real Madrid lost to Barcelona on Sunday
24 Mar 2015
Man Utd seek to snare 'disillusioned' Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid
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Man Utd seek to snare 'disillusioned' Cristiano Ronaldo

Alex Ferguson 'met with Ronaldo' in bid to bring him back to Manchester at the end of the season
16 Mar 2015
Man Utd 'prepare to swoop on Gareth Bale'
Gareth Bale of Real Madrid
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Man Utd 'prepare to swoop on Gareth Bale'

Reports suggest that Man Utd will sell Di Maria in preparation for a big-money bid for Gareth Bale in the summer
9 Mar 2015
Mourinho fury over Ivanovic 'headbutt' - or was it a bite?
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Mourinho fury over Ivanovic 'headbutt' - or was it a bite?

Blues boss, already complaining of a media 'campaign', walks out of interview over headbutt claim
12 Feb 2015
Who is Manchester United shock signing Andy Kellett?
Andy Kellett of Plymouth Argyle
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Who is Manchester United shock signing Andy Kellett?

In the end Man Utd didn't land Hummels or Bale, but did end up with a Bolton defender on loan
3 Feb 2015
Chelsea spark Ramos scramble, Bale talks down Man Utd move
Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid
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Chelsea spark Ramos scramble, Bale talks down Man Utd move

Spanish defender could head to Premier League if pay demands are not met as Man Utd and Arsenal wait
28 Jan 2015
Man Utd 'bid £117m' for Bale as Arsenal barter over Bielik
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates
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Man Utd 'bid £117m' for Bale as Arsenal barter over Bielik

United and Chelsea want to bring Real Madrid star back as Man City finally land Bony
14 Jan 2015
PREMIER LEAGUE: Dybala on Arsenal Christmas list
Paulo Dybala
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PREMIER LEAGUE: Dybala on Arsenal Christmas list

The Gunners may need a centre back but Arsene Wenger is still eyeing forwards next month
24 Dec 2014
PREMIER LEAGUE: Bale to Man Utd? Hazard to Real Madrid?
Gareth Bale
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PREMIER LEAGUE: Bale to Man Utd? Hazard to Real Madrid?

Talk of United's £90m swoop for Real Madrid star hinges on the future of Chelsea winger
18 Dec 2014
PREMIER LEAGUE: Arsenal keen to land Romulo
Spartak Moscow's midfielder Romulo
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PREMIER LEAGUE: Arsenal keen to land Romulo

Gunners keen on Spartak Moscow star Romulo, and also chase defender Howedes
15 Dec 2014
Chelsea prepare to raid Real Madrid for £85m Gareth Bale
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates
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Chelsea prepare to raid Real Madrid for £85m Gareth Bale

Blues want to bring Bale back to London as Man U join Arsenal and Liverpool in Cabaye chase
13 Nov 2014
PREMIER LEAGUE: Schar, Reus, Bony 'snub' Arsenal
Nemanja Vidic of Internazionale Milan
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PREMIER LEAGUE: Schar, Reus, Bony 'snub' Arsenal

Gunners set to miss out to Inter Milan in race for Fabian Schar as Marco Reus also goes cold on Arsenal move
11 Nov 2014
BALLON D'OR: the shortlist has been released
Cristiano Ronaldo
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BALLON D'OR: the shortlist has been released

Spain and Germany dominate shortlist with no English or Italian players and Ronaldo odds-on to win
28 Oct 2014
18 ways life has changed since Arsene Wenger joined Arsenal
Arsene Wenger
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18 ways life has changed since Arsene Wenger joined Arsenal

The unknown French manager walked into Highbury on this day in 1996 - lots has changed since then
1 Oct 2014
Arsenal sweat on Ramsey as Wales blame Andorra 3G pitch
Aaron Ramsey Wales v Andorra
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Arsenal sweat on Ramsey as Wales blame Andorra 3G pitch

Two goals from Gareth Bale spare Wales's blushes, but will Ramsey miss Man City showdown?
10 Sep 2014
Suarez ban upheld, but will he make his debut in El Clasico?
 Luis Suarez arrives for his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne
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Suarez ban upheld, but will he make his debut in El Clasico?

Uruguayan won't be eligible until October, but Real Madrid clash could be rearranged so he can play
15 Aug 2014
Real Madrid start silver rush as Ronaldo banishes World Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second goal in the Uefa Super Cup
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Real Madrid start silver rush as Ronaldo banishes World Cup

Spanish giants beat Sevilla in Super Cup to win first of six possible trophies this season
13 Aug 2014
Will Galactico James Rodriguez ruin Real Madrid?
James Rodriguez is unveiled to the press by club president Florentino Perez
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Will Galactico James Rodriguez ruin Real Madrid?

Los Blancos have forked out £63m for a World Cup star who does not fit into their winning system
25 Jul 2014
How Liverpool can avoid fate of Spurs and Man U after Suarez
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers
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How Liverpool can avoid fate of Spurs and Man U after Suarez

Reds have already signed four players this summer, but Brendan Rodgers has an Anfield plan
17 Jul 2014
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