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#El Clasico

From The42 El Clasico postponed for security reasons Political Unrest

El Clasico postponed for security reasons

Next Saturday’s meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been called off due to the Catalonia protests.

From The42 Suarez strikes twice as Barca batter Real Madrid in Copa semi-final El Clasico

Suarez strikes twice as Barca batter Real Madrid in Copa semi-final

Barcelona are into the Copa Del Rey final for a sixth successive year.

From The42 Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final El Clasico

Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final

Friday’s draw means there will be back-to-back Clasicos between the bitter rivals.

From The42 Gareth Bale's agent hits back after El Clasico criticism Argument

Gareth Bale's agent hits back after El Clasico criticism

The Welsh star’s representative was not impressed with remarks made by Jorge Valdano.

From The42 Antonio Conte lined up at Madrid with Lopetegui on the brink after Clasico humiliation Santiago Bernabeu

Antonio Conte lined up at Madrid with Lopetegui on the brink after Clasico humiliation

The Italian is set to take over from Julen Lopetegui following yesterday’s 5-1 defeat to rivals Barcelona.

From The42 Luis Suarez scores hat-trick as Barcelona humiliate Real Madrid in electric El Clasico El Clasico

Luis Suarez scores hat-trick as Barcelona humiliate Real Madrid in electric El Clasico

Pressure mounted on Julen Lopetegui on Sunday as Real Madrid suffered a 5-1 defeat.

From The42 'Pigs were flying in El Clasico before Messi and Ronaldo' Absent Friends

'Pigs were flying in El Clasico before Messi and Ronaldo'

Both Messi and Ronaldo will not be on the field but the Barca boss thinks Sunday’s Clasico will be memorable

From The42 The sack looms for defiant Real Madrid boss Lopetegui ahead of El Clasico Crisis

The sack looms for defiant Real Madrid boss Lopetegui ahead of El Clasico

Just four months into the job, the ex-Spain manager is under enormous pressure after losing again over the weekend.

From The42 Bale helps Real earn a draw against 10-man Barca as Ronaldo goes off injured El Clasico

Bale helps Real earn a draw against 10-man Barca as Ronaldo goes off injured

Champions Barcelona maintained their season-long unbeaten La Liga run in a thrilling El Clasico this evening.

From The42 Ramos confirms Madrid won't give guard of honour to champions Barcelona Tradition

Ramos confirms Madrid won't give guard of honour to champions Barcelona

Sergio Ramos reiterated that the snub was manager Zinedine Zidane’s decision.

From The42 Watch: Lionel Messi assists third Barcelona goal with only one boot on Out Of This World This post contains videos

Watch: Lionel Messi assists third Barcelona goal with only one boot on

The Argentina superstar somehow lost his footwear, but still managed to set Aleix Vidal to score against Real Madrid

From The42 As it happened: Real Madrid v Barcelona, El Clasico Liveblog

As it happened: Real Madrid v Barcelona, El Clasico

Real Madrid took on Barcelona, with Zinedine Zidane’s men badly needing a win to stay in the title race.

From The42 Would a loss in El Clasico put Zidane in hot water this weekend? Or has the club legend a bit more leeway? Eir Close Calls

Would a loss in El Clasico put Zidane in hot water this weekend? Or has the club legend a bit more leeway?

Madrid-based Dermot Corrigan joins Gavan and Ryan to preview one of the biggest games in football.

From The42 La Liga chiefs considering playing El Clasico games abroad New Audiences

La Liga chiefs considering playing El Clasico games abroad

“If we want to compete with the Premier League or the Bundesliga we have to look for added value.”

From The42 Ronaldo's topless celebration proves pretty costly though Real still beat Barca in El Clasico Bragging Rights This post contains videos

Ronaldo's topless celebration proves pretty costly though Real still beat Barca in El Clasico

The Portuguese had quite an eventful evening after being introduced as a second-half substitute.

From The42 Bale ruled out of Champions League semi-finals as El Clasico start backfires Bad Decision

Bale ruled out of Champions League semi-finals as El Clasico start backfires

The Welshman, who has struggled with injuries throughout the season, was taken off in the first half of Sunday’s defeat to Barcelona.

From The42 Messi's sensational 93rd-minute winner is Barcelona at their counter-attacking best Messi Magic This post contains videos

Messi's sensational 93rd-minute winner is Barcelona at their counter-attacking best

We’ve been watching this on repeat.

From The42 As it happened: Real Madrid v Barcelona, La Liga El Clasico

As it happened: Real Madrid v Barcelona, La Liga

It was some game.

From The42 Barcelona suffer Neymar blow ahead of El Clasico Setback

Barcelona suffer Neymar blow ahead of El Clasico

As well as the clash against Real Madrid, the Brazilian is set to be suspended for home clashes with Real Sociedad and Osasuna.

From The42 Barca left frustrated as last-gasp Ramos goal earns point for Real Late Drama

Barca left frustrated as last-gasp Ramos goal earns point for Real

Luis Suarez had headed the Catalan side into a second-half lead.

From The42 As it happened: Barcelona v Real Madrid, El Clasico Liveblog

As it happened: Barcelona v Real Madrid, El Clasico

Barcelona took on Real Madrid, with the Catalan side badly needing a win.

From The42 Zidane and Luis Enrique tangled in identity politics El Clasico

Zidane and Luis Enrique tangled in identity politics

Claims of Real Madrid becoming more like Barcelona or vice-versa are inevitable in a rivalry that sustains two footballing superpowers.

From The42 El Clásic-no! Bale a major injury doubt for Real Madrid's showdown with Barca Bale Out?

El Clásic-no! Bale a major injury doubt for Real Madrid's showdown with Barca

Real Madrid travel to the Camp Nou on 3 December.

From The42 You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV Ah Here

You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV

The 3:15pm kick-off for Barcelona v Real Madrid means it will not be broadcast live on these shores.

From The42 Acrobatic Benzema and cool Ronaldo finish gives 10-man Real win in Barcelona El Clasico

Acrobatic Benzema and cool Ronaldo finish gives 10-man Real win in Barcelona

‘The BBC’ overshadowed ‘MSN’ in a big way tonight.

From The42 Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico 14 This post contains videos

Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico

A fitting tribute to the father of Barca football.

From The42 Who does Guillem Balague think will win tonight's El Clasico? PREDICTION

Who does Guillem Balague think will win tonight's El Clasico?

The Sky Sports pundit gives his thoughts on this evening’s big game in Spain.

From The42 'If Real Madrid fail to win, Mourinho will be manager!' Speculation

'If Real Madrid fail to win, Mourinho will be manager!'

The former club president believes Zinedine Zidane’s tenure at Real Madrid could be brought to a swift end

From The42 Suarez, Neymar star as Barca rout Real Madrid Report

Suarez, Neymar star as Barca rout Real Madrid

Barca even had the luxury of leaving Lionel Messi on the bench for part of the game.

From The42 Andres Iniesta's stunning strike summed up Barca's brilliance in the Clasico El Clasico

Andres Iniesta's stunning strike summed up Barca's brilliance in the Clasico

The visitors produced an exhibition of football.

From The42 Life after Messi? Neymar and Suarez give Barca food for thought El Clasico

Life after Messi? Neymar and Suarez give Barca food for thought

Lionel Messi is set to make his Barcelona return in El Clasico although they have not exactly struggled in his absence.

From The42 Real Madrid caught up in Clasico corruption row Controversy

Real Madrid caught up in Clasico corruption row

The complainant alleges he also received a phone call from a senior member of the referees’ committee.

From The42 Sexton holds key to Ireland's Clásico against Argentina says Hernández El Mago

Sexton holds key to Ireland's Clásico against Argentina says Hernández

The Pumas magician says his relationship with Ronan O’Gara is now an ‘awesome’ one.

From The42 5 things we learned from Barca's win over Madrid El Clasico

5 things we learned from Barca's win over Madrid

The Blaugrana took a major step to reclaiming the La Liga title last night.

From The42 Is it premature to call Lionel Messi the greatest ever? Opinion

Is it premature to call Lionel Messi the greatest ever?

Ahead of tonight’s Clasico, we assess the footballer everyone’s talking about at the moment.

From The42 Derby day: 6 of the greatest El Clasico moments El Clasico This post contains videos

Derby day: 6 of the greatest El Clasico moments

Get the tapas ready and pour yourself another glass of Rioja. Tonight we’re all Spanish (or Catalan).

From The42 Ahead of this weekend's Clasico, here are all 21 of Messi's goals against Real Madrid Legend

Ahead of this weekend's Clasico, here are all 21 of Messi's goals against Real Madrid

Ahead of this weekend’s El Clasico, we relive some of the great one’s great moments.

From The42 Barcelona's mosaic for this weekend's El Clasico will be something special Mes Que Un Club

Barcelona's mosaic for this weekend's El Clasico will be something special

98,000 cards will be handed out to fans as Barca welcome rivals Real Madrid to the Camp Nou.

From The42 6 great sporting trips to take in 2015 Away Days

6 great sporting trips to take in 2015

Six of the best chances to go abroad and take in some brilliant sporting occasions.

From The42 Five football derbies to add to your bucket list RIVALRIES

Five football derbies to add to your bucket list

And here’s how you can be there

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