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    • 4.7 • 35 Ratings

We attend every Real Madrid game as press, and release an episode near-daily. Tactics, analytics, formations, transfers, history, Castilla, Femenino. Join the largest Real Madrid podcast on the planet.

    Castilla Corner: The Season Review

    Castilla Corner: The Season Review

    In our latest podcast episode, hosted by Hridyam Arora and Sam Sharpe, we talk about Castilla’s season in a nutshell, how important it is for a squad rebuild, Raul’s legacy as a coach, and the main reason for Castilla’s dormancy. Here is a sneak peek of what we talk about:
    Would this season be considered a success or a failure for the team and Raul?
    Judging by the quality this year’s Castilla side boast, would a 10th-placed finish really be considered a success, or is there work ahead for Raul and the boys?
    Who stays at Castilla next season?
    There are a lot of players who should leave either because they are too good, or they are not good enough, and there are a lot of players who fall into that category.
    What is next for Raul?
    Raul has, frankly, stayed for a very long time at the club. He has done a phenomenal job at Real Madrid Castilla, and it is understandable to see why he would not want to leave, but is that reason really enough?
    The importance of signing new players immediately
    We discuss the importance of external talent, not just for Castilla, but for Real Madrid as an entire club. Why is it so important?
    Discussing who to keep, and why to keep them
    There are players like Manuel Angel who have just had their first year at Castilla, and with a bit more of experience under their belt, they will start to truly blossom as players. Who is on the short, short list of players to keep?
    Where is reinforcement needed?
    We talk about the positions where Castilla need to sign players before anything else.
    And a lot more.
    Join the Conversation
    Connect with other Real Madrid fans on our Real Madrid Discord Channel. Managing Madrid is your go-to hub for the latest news, in-depth analyses, and community discussions. Your support enables us to continue delivering high-quality content and engaging podcasts.
    Hosts This Week:Hridyam Arora @hridarora
    Sam Sharpe @CastillaStats
    Managing Madrid is powered by a dedicated team, committed to bringing you the best Real Madrid content. Your contributions are invaluable in keeping this platform running smoothly.
    Stay tuned for more exclusive content, and thank you for being a part of our community!


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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Is The Toni Kroos Tribute Unparalleled? (Members Clip)

    Is The Toni Kroos Tribute Unparalleled? (Members Clip)

    Description:
    In this exclusive bonus clip from the latest Managing Madrid Members-only podcast, hosts Kiyan Sobhani and Eduardo Alvarez dive deep into the remarkable tribute Toni Kroos received in his last game at the Bernabeu. They discuss whether there has ever been anything quite like it in Real Madrid’s storied history.
    This clip is just a taste of the extensive content we provide to our Members. To access the full episode and enjoy tons of bonus shows, join us on Patreon.
    In the full episode, Kiyan and Eduardo also cover:

    Hansi Flick replacing Xavi at Barcelona

    The greatness of Manolo Sanchis

    Why Real Madrid being favored in the Champions League Final vs Borussia Dortmund is dangerous

    Don’t miss out on the in-depth discussions and insights! Watch the full episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/full-video-of-28-105118857
    For more Real Madrid content, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, subscribe to our YouTube channel, and visit our website at Managing Madrid.

    This is an exclusive bonus clip for our Managing Madrid Podcast Members. To access more in-depth analysis and discussions, consider becoming a member on Patreon.
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    • 28 min
    Real Madrid’s Exceptional Rebuild

    Real Madrid’s Exceptional Rebuild

    The Art of Rebuilding
    In this podcast episode, Sid is joined by scout and analyst Kannan A. as we dive into Real Madrid’s masterclass in rebuilding while continuing to win major trophies.
    We analyze Madrid’s success without key center-backs, the integration of young talent alongside experienced stars, and the club’s astute recruitment strategies. We also compare Real Madrid’s approach to Barcelona’s rebuilding efforts and discuss the challenge of replacing midfield maestro Toni Kroos. We also explore the secrets behind Real Madrid’s triumphs and the lessons other clubs can learn from their balance of youth, experience, and adaptability.
    TIMESTAMPS:
    2:00 - Real Madrid’s remarkable season without starting center backs
    7:46 - Is La Liga weaker?
    23:48 Real Madrid’s rebuild
    28:57 - Recruitment principles and approach
    36:41 - Barcelona’s contrasting failures
    53:26 - Replacing Kroos
    1:22:12 - Mbappe/Vinicius/Rodrygo
    1:31:12 Comparing Kroos to Xavi and Pirlo

    The Real Deal is a small Managing Madrid spinoff show that hosts podcasts that go up on our Spotify feed. Find them on X, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok at @realdealpods for more takes and banter between episodes!
    Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively on Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid.
    Join our Real Madrid Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/rTD2PmE26f
    Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you.
    The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it’s podcasts, going.
    Hosts this week:
    Siddharth Ramsundar (@TacticalFouling)
    Kannan A. (@thewittyjack)
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    • 1 hr 46 min
    Does Mbappe Take Real Madrid To The Next Level? (Members Clip)

    Does Mbappe Take Real Madrid To The Next Level? (Members Clip)

    On Monday’s exclusive Members-only Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Siddharth Ramsundar caught up to discuss various topics, including a deep dive on advanced analytics behind Real Madrid and Barcelona’s La Liga seasons respectively, where Toni Kroos ranks among all-time passers and midfielders in football history, why / how Erling Haaland changed his game from the Borussia Dortmund days, and more.
    The clip we’ve uploaded for free on YouTube this week is about Kylian Mbappe’s arrival to Real Madrid next season, and how much, if at all, the team will be better with him.

    The full episode can be found here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/full-video-of-27-105049929

    Enjoy, subscribe, and comment, and let us know your thoughts on the above video.
    Subscribe to the Managing Madrid Podcast on Apple: https://apple.co/3tJ6qY9
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    • 16 min
    Las Blancas Podcast: Another derby wound

    Las Blancas Podcast: Another derby wound

    On this episode of Las Blancas podcast, hosts Yash Thakur and Kanita discuss Real Madrid’s loss in the Madrid derby and contract renewals.
    Talking points:

    Alberto Toril’s urge to shake up things in important games

    The centerback problem and wrong setup by Toril

    The goals conceded exposing age long problems

    Linda’s positive performance

    The synergy between Bruun and Moller

    The left hand-side of defense crippling the entire organization

    Athenea’s contract extension

    Rocio’s renewal and what it means for other centerbacks

    The investigative eye into the situation of Maelle Lakrar

    Did you enjoy this podcast? Please consider supporting us through Patreon for more bonus content: Patreon.com/ManagingMadrid

    Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you.
    The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and its podcasts, going.

    Hosts this week:
    Yash Thakur (@Odriozolite)
    Kanita (@KaniFroh)
    Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)


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    • 53 min
    The Most Painful Real Madrid Departures (Members-only Clip)

    The Most Painful Real Madrid Departures (Members-only Clip)

    On Friday’s exclusive Members-only Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Lucas Navarrete, Siddharth Ramsundar caught up to discuss various topics, including the entire circus that is FC Barcelona: Joan Laporta’s behaviour towards Xavi Hernandez, what Barcelona will look like under Hansi Flick, and more. The crew also took some time to reflect on some beautiful memories with Managing Madrid’s beloved Om Arvind.
    The clip we’ve uploaded for free on YouTube this week is about the most painful Real Madrid departures. Which legend’s departure hurt the most? A ranking:


    The full episode can be found here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/full-video-of-25-104899077


    Enjoy, subscribe, and comment, and let us know your thoughts on the above video.
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    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

phabriss ,

amazing podcast for madridistas

i love how kiyan breaks down the team’s performance and the insights he provides. keep up the good work!

12VR6 ,

Been listening for over 5 years!

Amazing podcast. Everyone on the line up is amazing, including Sidd(one of my favorites).

Thank you for the great coverage. Prexena!

R.N. 97 ,

Best Real Madrid coverage there is!

Great for Madridistas! Knowledge on top by the hosta!

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