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#Spanish Football

# spanish-football - Friday 29 May, 2020

La Liga season confirmed for June restart with 2020-2021 campaign set for September

The Spanish Sports Council confirmed the news on Friday.

# spanish-football - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Quiz: Can you name these La Liga footballers of the past?

How well do you know the Spanish top flight?

# spanish-football - Monday 23 March, 2020

La Liga announces indefinite suspension of the game

Spanish football was initially postponed for two weeks on 12 March.

# spanish-football - Saturday 19 October, 2019

10-man Madrid stunned by Mallorca as Zidane's men suffer first league defeat of the season

Real Madrid had Alvaro Odriozola sent off in the second half during their 1-0 defeat.

Messi on target to ensure frantic week ends in comfortable Barca win

Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suarez also scored in a comfortable win over Eibar.

# spanish-football - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen delivers 60-yard assist for Suarez as champions see off Getafe Sweeper Keeper This post contains videos

Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen delivers 60-yard assist for Suarez as champions see off Getafe

Goals from Luis Suarez and Junior Firpo saw Barcelona secure a 2-0 win.

# spanish-football - Friday 31 May, 2019

Real Madrid legend had to ‘babysit’ Beckham and McManaman at Santiago Bernabeu

Michel Salgado has revealed the role he to adopted when the two England internationals arrived in Madrid.

# spanish-football - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I am a Madridista' - Ramos confirms he's staying put, intends to retire at Real Madrid

The defender was expected to move on from the Bernabeu this summer after 14 years at the club, but has announced he is staying in the Spanish capital.

# spanish-football - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation

Police have confirmed an operation to clamp down on corruption in Spain’s top two divisions is underway.

# spanish-football - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'Thanks for everything, from the bottom of my heart': Griezmann confirms Atletico departure Time To Say Goodbye This post contains videos

'Thanks for everything, from the bottom of my heart': Griezmann confirms Atletico departure

The 28-year-old thanked supporters on Tuesday in a video confirming his departure at the end of this season.

# spanish-football - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Sevilla manager confirms he is suffering from leukemia but vows to continue in charge

Joaquin Caparros was speaking after Sevilla’s 2-0 victory over Real Valladolid on Sunday.

# spanish-football - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Bale on target as Zidane's second coming starts with victory

Isco was also on the mark as Real Madrid eased to a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo.

# spanish-football - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Messi scores panenka penalty against Lyon as Barcelona book quarter-final spot

The La Liga champions ensured their place in the last eight thanks to a late rally against Lyon.

# spanish-football - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Sergio Ramos sent off as Real Madrid horror-show rocks title hopes with shock Girona defeat

The Blancos’ seven-game unbeaten run came to an end after an abysmal performance as Ramos saw red.

# spanish-football - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Messi nets 30th goal of the season as Barcelona maintain seven point lead in La Liga

Ernesto Valverde’s men maintained their lead over Atletico Madrid on Saturday against Real Valladolid.

# spanish-football - Friday 1 February, 2019

Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final

Friday’s draw means there will be back-to-back Clasicos between the bitter rivals.

# spanish-football - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Barcelona in Copa del Rey trouble over 'ineligible player' complaint

The inclusion of youngster Chumi in Barca’s first leg defeat could jeopardise their future in the competition.

# spanish-football - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Santi comes late as Cazorla double sees Real Madrid drop more points

The former Arsenal forward struck late to help relegation-threatened Villarreal to a point.

# spanish-football - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Vinicius makes the difference as Real Madrid produce late show

Vinicius Junior forced a late own goal before Sergio Ramos converted from the spot to give Madrid a battling win over Real Valladolid.

# spanish-football - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Inter to sue La Liga boss over Modric comments

In a media rant Tebas criticised clubs such as Inter, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City.

# spanish-football - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Marco Asensio stunner sees Madrid roll over Las Palmas to calm crisis talk

Real Madrid beat Las Palmas to close the gap on Barcelona to eight points.

# spanish-football - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Ceballos marks full debut with match-winning double as Real bounce back from shock defeat

Earlier, Diego Costa was an interested spectator as Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into second.

# spanish-football - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Bale strikes in vital Madrid win at Sociedad

The Welsh star responded to his critics in style.

# spanish-football - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Suspended Spanish football president resigns as vice president of Fifa and Uefa amid corruption investigation

Angel Maria Villar had been head of the Spanish football federation for almost three decades before he was suspended following his arrest last Tuesday.

# spanish-football - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Head of Spanish football arrested on corruption charges

Angel Maria Villar, who is also vice president of Fifa and Uefa, has been detained along with his son as part of a police probe.

# spanish-football - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Manchester United flop scores another stunner as Spanish resurgence continues Hit Me Bebe This post contains videos

Manchester United flop scores another stunner as Spanish resurgence continues

Bebe has found quite a bit of form since joining Rayo Vallecano.

# spanish-football - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Rare Pique goal and stunning Messi free-kick hands Barca victory over battling Sevilla Blaugrana This post contains videos

Rare Pique goal and stunning Messi free-kick hands Barca victory over battling Sevilla

The visitors had given La Liga’s leaders a scare at the Nou Camp.

# spanish-football - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Valencia late show can't end Neville's winless run

And Negredo scored a worldy.

# spanish-football - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

# spanish-football - Sunday 15 February, 2015

'There's always some Irish guy to remind me of the goal. What can I say? It had to be done'

We spoke to Gaizka Mendieta about knocking Ireland out of the World Cup and all things Spanish football this week.

# spanish-football - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Real Madrid's iconic Bernabeu stadium will not be changing its name anytime soon

The proposals for revamping the venue were revealed in January of last year but the €400 million project is now in jeopardy.

# spanish-football - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Neymar's double sinks Atletico as Barcelona progress to Copa del Rey semi-finals

Diego Simeone’s side led inside the first minute but the Catalans rallied in what was an absorbing contest.

WTF? Atletico's Arda Turan throws his boot at the linesman...and gets a booking!

Tonight’s clash with Barcelona has pretty much had everything.

# spanish-football - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Graham Hunter: 'The only way a move can happen is if Lionel Messi says 'I want to leave''

The Spanish football expert believes no club can afford the Argentine’s buy-out clause.

# spanish-football - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

David Moyes is sent to the stands, climbs to his seat and then eats some crisps with fans

His Real Sociedad side were in Spanish Cup action against Villarreal earlier tonight.

# spanish-football - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Agent uses Linkedin to find 'playmakers like Xavi or Kroos'

Richie O’dare is seeking a couple of players for a Spanish 3rd division side.

# spanish-football - Sunday 4 January, 2015

David Moyes masterminds an unlikely Real Sociedad win over Barcelona

Jordi Alba’s second-minute own goal proved the difference between the sides.

# spanish-football - Monday 19 May, 2014

Barcelona appoint Luis Enrique as new coach

The move to go for someone who has plenty of playing and coaching experience at the club comes as little surprise.

# spanish-football - Friday 18 April, 2014

What's going on in the La Liga title race this weekend?

Atletico Madrid look to extend their lead as Real Madrid get the weekend off.

# spanish-football - Saturday 5 April, 2014

What’s going on in the La Liga title race this weekend?

Spain’s top three return to domestic action after their Champions League quarter-final first legs.

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