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#Spain

# spain-soccer - Sunday 6 September, 2020

17-year-old makes history in Spain win

Ansu Fati became the youngest goalscorer in the history of the national team.

# spain-soccer - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Gaya cancels out Werner's opener to give Spain last-gasp draw with Germany

Barcelona’s Ansu Fati became the second youngest player to ever play for Spain.

# spain-soccer - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Barca teenager Fati earns first senior call-up for Spain, Wolves winger Traore also included

There are places for Eric Garcia and Ferran Torres of Man City too.

# spain-soccer - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Spain and Real Madrid legend Casillas retires a year after suffering heart attack

The 39-year-old, who most recently played for Porto, won the World Cup, the European Championship, the Champions League and numerous La Liga titles.

# spain-soccer - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Working with Martin McGuinness in a meat company, singing for the Dalai Lama and playing at the World Cup Interview This post contains videos

Working with Martin McGuinness in a meat company, singing for the Dalai Lama and playing at the World Cup

Felix Healy looks back on his remarkable football career and life.

# spain-soccer - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Real Madrid players accept up to 20% pay cut

Spanish football remains on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.

# spain-soccer - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Luis Enrique reappointed to Spain job after stepping down for personal reasons

The former Real Madrid and Barcelona midfielder’s nine-year-old daughter tragically died from bone cancer earlier this year.

# spain-soccer - Monday 11 November, 2019

Wolves winger pulls out of Spain squad a day after surprise call-up

Adama Traore was forced to withdraw due to injury.

# spain-soccer - Friday 18 October, 2019

'There are people who don't want Neymar to return' - Messi

The Blaugrana superstar says the Brazilian international’s controversial departure has left a bad taste in the mouth of some at Camp Nou.

# spain-soccer - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Italy have qualified for Euro 2020 - but Spain will have to wait

Spain dropped their first points in Group F as Norway equalised with a 94th-minute penalty.

# spain-soccer - Friday 11 October, 2019

Barca's youngest-ever goalscorer cleared to play for Spain and immediately called up to U21s

24 hours after his paperwork went through with Fifa, Ansu Fati has been included in La Roja’s squad.

# spain-soccer - Thursday 5 September, 2019

'The night before I put the penalty in a different place. I changed my mind against Spain' Bittersweet This post contains videos

'The night before I put the penalty in a different place. I changed my mind against Spain'

David Connolly on the good and bad times he experienced playing for Ireland.

# spain-soccer - Friday 23 August, 2019

'I miss you already' - Iniesta pens emotional farewell letter to Torres as Spain legend retires

The pair played on opposing teams in the J-League today, with ‘El Nino’ making his final-ever appearance.

# spain-soccer - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Spain appoint new coach as Enrique steps down for personal reasons

Roberto Moreno will be Spain’s fourth head coach in 12 months.

# spain-soccer - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Spain number 2 plays down decision to drop David de Gea

Kepa Arrizabalaga has started La Roja’s last three contests and appears to have claimed the number one shirt.

# spain-soccer - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Ahead of stunning Spain comeback, 34-year-old Cazorla keen to set example

The former Arsenal man has come through years of painful surgeries to reunite with the national team set-up.

# spain-soccer - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Spain and Barcelona legend Xavi's last match ends in disappointment

The midfielder’s dazzling career came to an anti-climactic end when his side Al Sadd were beaten 2-0 by Iranian giants Persepolis.

# spain-soccer - Friday 10 May, 2019

Italy outclass Spain in Belfield to top Group D

Elsewhere, Germany beat Austria, as the details for the quarter-finals were confirmed.

# spain-soccer - Friday 11 January, 2019

Nottingham Forest on hunt for new manager for the 8th time in 3 years

Aitor Karanka has left the club.

# spain-soccer - Monday 3 December, 2018

'Am I fat?' - Real Madrid star responds to weight jibes

Spain international playmaker Isco remains on the fringes of the fold under Santiago Solari.

# spain-soccer - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

'How much would you pay for Harry Kane?' Spain's media react to England loss

La Roja were dealt a reality check, losing 3-2, as their opponents ran riot during a whirlwind first half in Seville.

England stitch together 17-pass move to out-Spain Spain for their opening goal Tiki-Tactics This post contains videos

England stitch together 17-pass move to out-Spain Spain for their opening goal

England’s opener in Seville last night was a beauty.

# spain-soccer - Monday 15 October, 2018

FA condemn England fans after clashes with Spanish police in Seville Bad Behaviour This post contains videos

FA condemn England fans after clashes with Spanish police in Seville

The countries play in the Uefa Nations League tonight.

# spain-soccer - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Spain have seven shots on target, trounce World Cup finalists Croatia 6-0

Marco Asensio grabbed a goal and forced four others in the Nations League clash in Elche.

# spain-soccer - Monday 13 August, 2018

125-cap Spain legend David Silva retires from international football

The Manchester City schemer won the 2010 World Cup as well as two European championships.

# spain-soccer - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Spain and Barcelona legend Gerard Pique announces international retirement

The 31-year-old made the last of his 102 international appearances in his country’s World Cup last-16 loss to Russia.

# spain-soccer - Monday 9 July, 2018

Luis Enrique named Spain's new head coach after disastrous World Cup

The ex-Barcelona boss takes over after Fernando Hierro stepped in to replace the sacked Julen Lopetegui in Russia.

# spain-soccer - Monday 2 July, 2018

De Gea: Spain are f***ed but we'll get up again

The Manchester United goalkeeper was uninhibited in his summation of the feeling within his national team’s camp

# spain-soccer - Friday 29 June, 2018

Power ranking the 8 teams most likely to win the World Cup

Spain and Brazil are among the favourites to lift the trophy.

# spain-soccer - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Here are the times and dates for the 8 last-16 World Cup ties Fyi

Here are the times and dates for the 8 last-16 World Cup ties

France v Argentina is among the standout matches.

# spain-soccer - Monday 25 June, 2018

Can the Irish team learn from Iran and Morocco's displays tonight?

Both sides came close to beating Spain and Portugal tonight.

'Because Iran had suffered a couple of injustices, they said to give the penalty' VAR FARCE This post contains videos

'Because Iran had suffered a couple of injustices, they said to give the penalty'

The RTÉ panel were left unimpressed by some of the decisions in the Portugal-Iran game tonight.

Spain stumble over the line as they claim last-gasp draw with Morocco Upset This post contains videos

Spain stumble over the line as they claim last-gasp draw with Morocco

A late Iago Aspas goal was given after the officials consulted VAR.

Portugal took the lead tonight with one of the goals of the tournament so far Take A Bow This post contains videos

Portugal took the lead tonight with one of the goals of the tournament so far

Ricardo Quaresma scored a stunning strike that Cristiano Ronaldo would be proud of against Iran.

Watch: Morocco take shock lead against Spain before Hierro's men hit back Scare This post contains videos

Watch: Morocco take shock lead against Spain before Hierro's men hit back

Khalid Boutaïb scored a memorable goal, but Isco equalised five minutes later.

# spain-soccer - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Could we see a shock World Cup winner for the first time since 1954?

A number of pre-tournament favourites have struggled to live up to expectations in Russia.

# spain-soccer - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Diego Costa shins Spain to nervy win - but dogged Iran are not out of Group B yet Lucky Bounce This post contains videos

Diego Costa shins Spain to nervy win - but dogged Iran are not out of Group B yet

Spain join Portugal in pole position to progress from Group B.

# spain-soccer - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'Cristiano is prone to diving'

Gerard Pique was unhappy with the Real Madrid star after Spain’s World Cup draw against Portugal

Ramos tells De Gea 'never give up' after Portugal blunder

Jose Mourinho also backed his Man United goalkeeper after he gifted Cristiano Ronaldo his second in Sochi last night.

# spain-soccer - Friday 15 June, 2018

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