Former Birmingham & Ecuador international Christian “Chucho” Benitez dies, aged 27

Shocking news on Monday afternoon: Christian “Chucho” Benitez has died aged just 27. Christian Benitez died in Qatar. There are conflicting early reports to how Benitez died. Some say the striker died as a result from a car crash, while his father in law is said to have reported it was medical complications from appendicitis that […]

Real Madrid & Spurs set Miami meeting for August 6-7th for €100m Bale deal [El Confidencial]

Tottenham’s Gareth Bale seems to be increasingly close to a move to Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu. According to Spanish news agency El Confidencial, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has lined up a meeting with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy in Los Angeles on August 6-7th to discuss Los Blancos won’t-go-any-higher bid of  €100m for Gareth Bale. El Confidencial note that the […]

Fake Gareth Bale “#halaMadrid” Tweet starts doing the rounds

A transfer is not officially completed these days until the incoming player has announced his delight at signing for the new club. With Gareth Bale’s mooted world record transfer fee move from Tottenham to Real Madrid the talk of the global football press, the Welsh forward’s first Tweet as a Los Blancos player has already […]

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