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#David Villa

# david-villa - Saturday 1 December, 2018

After four years and 80 goals in New York, Spain legend David Villa to join Iniesta in Japan

Ahead of his imminent departure from New York City, the veteran striker has confirmed he will join Vissel Kobe.

# david-villa - Saturday 15 April, 2017

David Villa produces a stunning goal from 50 yards out Star Of David This post contains videos

David Villa produces a stunning goal from 50 yards out

But the goalkeeper probably should have done more to deny the former Barcelona striker.

# david-villa - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

David Villa's stellar season rewarded with MVP crown MLS

David Villa's stellar season rewarded with MVP crown

He becomes the first-ever World Cup winner to receive the award.

# david-villa - Friday 8 July, 2016

It's taken an eternity but 38-year-old Frank Lampard is finding form in Major League Soccer

Veteran midfielder has significantly underachieved since arriving in MLS but has found some form at last.

# david-villa - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Today Andrea Pirlo showed us why we all still love him, even if his country doesn't Maestro This post contains videos

Today Andrea Pirlo showed us why we all still love him, even if his country doesn't

The Italian midfielder conjured a moment of magic in Major League Soccer.

# david-villa - Monday 30 May, 2016

Andrea Pirlo and David Villa combined for a magical goal last night for New York City No Pirlo No Party This post contains videos

Andrea Pirlo and David Villa combined for a magical goal last night for New York City

The less said about Villa’s penalty attempt, the better.

# david-villa - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Vieira's New York City suffer record-equalling derby defeat despite fielding Pirlo and Villa Humiliating This post contains videos

Vieira's New York City suffer record-equalling derby defeat despite fielding Pirlo and Villa

Frank Lampard came off the bench too but New York Red Bulls ran out 7-0 winners in the Bronx last night.

# david-villa - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Pirlo and Villa combined beautifully as Vieira's NYC picked up rare win Dream Team This post contains videos

Pirlo and Villa combined beautifully as Vieira's NYC picked up rare win

It’s not been the best of managerial starts for the legendary former Arsenal skipper.

# david-villa - Saturday 17 October, 2015

The MLS dream-team with Lampard, Pirlo & Villa is nothing short of a New York nightmare now

NYC FC have endured a dismal debut season in Major League Soccer.

# david-villa - Thursday 15 October, 2015

An interesting name could be a short-term loan option for clubs in January

David Villa’s season has ended prematurely after New York City FC failed to make the MLS play-offs.

# david-villa - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

The MLS player salaries have been revealed, and Robbie Keane is in the top 10

And Kevin Doyle is one of 22 players earning more than $1m a year.

# david-villa - Monday 24 August, 2015

'Everyone in this dressing room is desperate for Robbie to go on and achieve MVP again'

The Republic of Ireland international struck twice as Bruce Arena’s men easily overcame the challenge of New York City.

# david-villa - Friday 14 August, 2015

# david-villa - Friday 17 July, 2015

Robbie Keane trails behind list of top-earners as MLS salaries are released

The attacker captained the LA Galaxy to success last year but is earning much less than new team-mate Steven Gerrard.

# david-villa - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Is MLS a more likely destination for Xavi as he denies imminent Al Sadd deal?

The veteran midfielder has claimed that he only visited Qatar for personal reasons.

# david-villa - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Kaka scores last-gasp equaliser as St Ledger makes MLS debut

The Brazilian legend upstaged David Villa in the clash of the new franchises.

# david-villa - Friday 13 February, 2015

A Waterford man nutmegged David Villa this week and enjoyed letting him know about it Nuts This post contains videos

A Waterford man nutmegged David Villa this week and enjoyed letting him know about it

Jim Goodwin opened up his bag of tricks.

# david-villa - Monday 27 October, 2014

David Villa's spell in Australia has come to a premature end

The former Barcelona striker scored twice during his brief spell in the A-League.

# david-villa - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Remember Irish striker Andy Keogh? He's scoring goals for fun in Australia

Meanwhile, Spanish star David Villa rescued a 1-1 draw for Damien Duff’s Melbourne City.

# david-villa - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Damien Duff set up David Villa for his first Melbourne goal earlier This post contains videos

# david-villa - Thursday 24 July, 2014

It's official: Frank Lampard joins soon-to-be MLS side New York City FC

The team make their league debut in March 2015 so 36 year-old veteran must decide short-term plans.

# david-villa - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

VIDEO: Spain's David Villa breaks down in tears after being substituted

The 32-year-old striker was making his last appearance at international level.

# david-villa - Monday 23 June, 2014

Spain restore pride with comfortable win over Australia

Victory means the Spanish finished third in Group B behind Chile and group winners the Netherlands.

David Villa's nifty backheel put Spain on course for first World Cup win

The MLS-bound striker has not had much of a look-in so far in Brazil.

# david-villa - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Duff excited by Australian challenge, still keen on League of Ireland stint

The former Ireland international says he’s looking forward to linking up with David Villa in particular.

# david-villa - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Spain record final World Cup warm-up win despite Fabregas' awful penalty miss

The Barcelona midfielder blazed over a third minute penalty before David Villa came to the rescue.

# david-villa - Monday 2 June, 2014

New York City FC present David Villa as their first-ever signing

World Cup winner pens a three-year deal and begins to plan his new life in the Big Apple.

# david-villa - Friday 28 February, 2014

Brazilian-born Diego Costa set to make Spain debut against Italy

The Atletico Madrid player has scored 27 times in all competitions this season.

# david-villa - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Four-star Atletico Madrid go top of La Liga for first time in 18 years

Diego Simeone’s side defeated Real Sociedad 4-0 to go three points clear of Barcelona in the table.

# david-villa - Monday 8 July, 2013

Spurs lose out as David Villa chooses Atletico Madrid

The Spanish striker has turned down a move to England for the chance to play Champions League football next season.

# david-villa - Monday 28 January, 2013

The Departures Lounge: Arsenal step up their efforts to sign David Villa

Meanwhile, Sky Italia are reporting that AC Milan have made a bid for Mario Balotelli.

# david-villa - Sunday 27 January, 2013

VIDEO: Messi hits four and breaks another record Winning This post contains videos

VIDEO: Messi hits four and breaks another record

The Barcelona star overshadowed Ronaldo once again, after the Portuguese winger scored a hat-trick earlier today.

# david-villa - Thursday 10 January, 2013

VIDEO: Villa shines for Barca with Messi given the night off Still Got It This post contains videos

VIDEO: Villa shines for Barca with Messi given the night off

Barcelona cruised to a 5-0 home win over Cordoba in the Copa Del Rey tonight.

# david-villa - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

It's January, so here are the 13 wildest transfer rumours

James McCarthy to Man United and other potential moves that have been talked about.

# david-villa - Saturday 29 September, 2012

VIDEO: Last-minute Barcelona defeat 10-man Sevilla Late Drama This post contains videos

VIDEO: Last-minute Barcelona defeat 10-man Sevilla

Elsewhere Valencia beat Zaragoza 2-0 and Real Sociedad also came out on top 2-0 against Athletic Bilbao.

# david-villa - Monday 20 August, 2012

Eurostar: Vilanova era looks bright for Barca, but it’s lights out for PSG Guess Who's Back? This post contains videos

Eurostar: Vilanova era looks bright for Barca, but it’s lights out for PSG

Join us for our weekly whistle-stop tour of the most important action from Europe’s top leagues. All aboard!

# david-villa - Sunday 19 August, 2012

VIDEO: Spanish football is back and Leo Messi is scoring goals for fun Barca This post contains videos

VIDEO: Spanish football is back and Leo Messi is scoring goals for fun

The Tito Vilanova era is off to a fine start after a 5-1 win over Real Sociedad at the Nou Camp.

# david-villa - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

David Villa given all-clear to resume full training

The Spanish season begins on the weekend of 18-19 August, with Barcelona kicking off with a home fixture against Real Sociedad.

# david-villa - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Puyol and Villa fly in to support Spanish team-mates in Kiev

The injured Barcelona duo are with the Spain squad, seeking to complete an historic treble against Italy.

# david-villa - Sunday 10 June, 2012

As it happened: Spain v Italy, Euro 2012 Minute-by-Minute This post contains videos

As it happened: Spain v Italy, Euro 2012

Before Ireland take to the field, their other Group C opponents faced off in Gdansk. Read how it went down.

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