Karim Benzema is one goal short of matching Raúl’s total for Real Madrid in a record-breaking season for the France striker.
Half artist, half warrior, Karim Benzema lit up the Santiago Bernabéu on a night where, at the break it seemed that Madrid were heading for a disappointing Champions League exit.
Alfredo Relaño looks back over the extraordinary life and career of Paco Gento - a powerhouse of a player who would have the whole stadium on its feet.
The LaLiga title race in Spain is as tight as can be, with Atlético Madrid, Barcelona and Real Madrid all winning this weekend, today it’s Sevilla’s turn.
Alfredo Relaño looks at the new Laws of the Game brought in by the IFAB since David Elleray took over along with the problems caused by the VAR.
Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi defined the global game over the past decade or so with both players almost exclusively winning the Ballon d'Or award year after year.
AS had a fine initiative recently as they asked some of their key collaborators (along with Spanish film director José Luis Garci) to chose their best XI of all-time...
Zinedine Zidane fielded three Real Madrid Castilla players (Marvin, Sergio Arribas and Chust) during Tuesday's LaLiga clash against Getafe and I said at the time that the club's financial and sporting problems offer an ideal springboard for younger players from the youth system
AS LEGENDS XI
Real Madrid visited Alavés on their centenary, Javier Berasaluce, a goalkeeper who played for both clubs in the 1950s took the honorary kick-off, writes Alfredo Relaño.
Alfredo Relaño, Spain's representative on the France Football Ballon d'Or voting panel, runs the rule over the all-time Dream Team selected this year.