Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors investigating his time as Real Madrid’s head coach. Portuguese-born Mourinho is accused of defrauding Spain of €3.3m (£2.9m; $ 3.6m) in taxes between 2011 and 2012. He has yet to comment on the claim. A prosecutor said he did not declare…

Cristiano Ronaldo: Is the Real Madrid forward set to leave Spain?

Cristiano Ronaldo signed a new five-year deal with Real Madrid in November that helped him become the best-paid athlete in the world. But now a source close to the player now says he “doesn’t want to stay in Spain” because he is “upset” after being accused of tax fraud in the country. Ronaldo, 32, joined…

Brilliant Real defeat Juve to retain Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid retained the Champions League in scintillating style by overwhelming Juventus in Cardiff. Real’s record 12th triumph in this competition – and third in four seasons – was predictably orchestrated by Ronaldo, who has now scored in three different Champions League finals. Ronaldo stopped a bright Juve opening in…

Holders Real to face Juve in Champions League final

Defending champions Real Madrid held off a spirited Atletico Madrid to set up a meeting with Juventus in next month’s Champions League final in Cardiff. Atletico, trailing 3-0 from the first leg, stormed into an early 2-0 lead on the night through Saul Niguez’s header and Antoine Griezmann’s cheeky penalty. But Real grabbed a vital…

Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Real hammer rivals Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo scored another Champions League hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed Atletico Madrid in the semi-final first leg to close in on a third final in four years. Real were utterly dominant throughout against their city rivals at the Bernabeu and led after 10 minutes when Ronaldo headed home Casemiro’s cross. It looked as if…

Barcelona retain La Liga lead but Real keep pace

Barcelona retained top spot in La Liga as Luis Suarez scored twice to secure victory in the derby against Espanyol. After Real Madrid moved three points ahead by beating Valencia earlier on Saturday, Barcelona’s title bid looked to be faltering in a nervy first half. But Jose Manuel Jurado’s reckless 50th-minute backpass found Suarez, who…