Ronaldo arrives at Madrid court, expected to plead guilty

MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in court and is expected to plead guilty to tax fraud. The Juventus forward, who is facing charges stemming from his days at Real Madrid, ...

Ronaldo to plead guilty to tax fraud in Madrid court

MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo will make an unwanted trip back to Madrid on Tuesday and is expected to plead guilty to tax fraud. Ronaldo will be in the Spanish capital on tax charg...

Madrid beats Sevilla 2-0, returns to top 3 in Spanish league

MADRID (AP) — A long-range shot by Casemiro and a late goal by Luka Modric helped Real Madrid avoid another setback at home in the Spanish league, leading the team to a 2-0 victory against Sevilla on ...

Barcelona reaches Copa quarters but could be disqualified

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona earned a spot in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey on Thursday, but its continued participation in the tournament is still under threat. Lionel Messi and ...

Madrid enduring its worst struggles in more than 2 decades

MADRID (AP) — The first season without Cristiano Ronaldo is proving to be a difficult one for Real Madrid. The Spanish powerhouse hasn't been this bad in more than two decades. ...

Atletico eliminated by Girona in Copa del Rey quarterfinals

MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid has been eliminated by Girona in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey after being held to a 3-3 draw at home on Wednesday. Antoine Griezmann came off the...

Valencia concedes late vs Valladolid, held at home again

MADRID (AP) — Valencia was held at home again, conceding late to relegation-threatened Valladolid in a 1-1 draw in the Spanish league on Saturday, adding pressure on embattled coach Marcelino. ...

Vinicius Junior gives Real Madrid fans hope amid struggles

MADRID (AP) — The Santiago Bernabeu Stadium crowd becomes animated every time Vinicius Junior gets the ball. Anticipation builds and the crowd murmurings rise as the young Brazilian ...

Without Messi, Barcelona loses to Levante in Copa del Rey

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona could not overcome the absence of Lionel Messi and other regular starters on Thursday, losing 2-1 at Levante in the first leg of the Copa del Rey's round of 16. ...

Real Madrid beats Leganes 3-0 in Copa del Rey

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid avoided the upset this time, beating Leganes 3-0 on Wednesday to move closer to the last eight of the Copa del Rey. After being eliminated by Leganes in the...

Spanish 2nd-division club Reus on brink of extinction

MADRID (AP) — Spanish second-division club Reus could be about to play its last match this weekend. The Catalan club is on the brink of extinction after players demanded out of their...

CSKA Moscow stuns Real Madrid 3-0 at Bernabeu

MADRID (AP) — CSKA Moscow defeated Real Madrid 3-0 on Wednesday for its second straight win over the defending Champions League holders, but it still wasn't enough to earn the Russians a spot in the r...

Villarreal, Valencia and Athletic struggling in Spain

MADRID (AP) — Traditional Spanish clubs Villarreal, Valencia, and Athletic Bilbao entered the season with high hopes, looking to make a run against the powerful trio of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atle...

SAmerican soccer still wary after successful final in Madrid

MADRID (AP) — The Copa Libertadores finally came to a conclusion, without incident. River Plate fans peacefully celebrated the team's triumph over Boca Juniors as the city of Madrid ...

Real Madrid far behind top European clubs in women's soccer

MADRID (AP) — In a speech during Real Madrid's most recent general assembly, club president Florentino Perez spoke proudly about how esports will be part of the club's future. Perez ...