Friday, February 3, 2023

Football

Was Ramos not a risk worth taking?

Any performer at the very highest level will admit that when the time comes to call it a day, their only hope is that...

Barcelona and Spanish international star Gerard Pique awaits his last match this weekend

BARCELONA'S La Liga match with Almeria at the Nou Camp on Saturday will have an extra poignancy for Barca fans as long-serving defender Gerard...

Champions League: Spain’s elite in danger of elimination 

The success of Spanish clubs in the UEFA Champions League is well documented. The country boasts the reigning champions in Real Madrid - who...

Prosecutor drops fraud and corruption charges against former Barcelona footballer Neymar in Spain

THE Public Prosecutor has dropped corruption and fraud charges on Friday against football star Neymar and others concerning the Brazilian’s 2013 move from Santos...

Big night for football in Spain as Real Madrid and Barcelona have the world’s best two players at Ballon...

REAL MADRID striker Karim Benzema won the Ballon d'Or award for the best player in the world on Monday, beating Robert Lewandowski, Sadio Mane...

Spain and Portugal welcome Ukraine to joint bid to host football’s World Cup finals in 2030

SPAIN and Portugal's football associations have confirmed that Ukraine has been added to their joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The three nations...

LONG READ: Manchester United & Real Madrid – a very special relationship

By John White The Munich Air Disaster on 6 February 1958, ripped the life and soul out of Manchester United Football Club and broke the...

Female soccer referees in Spain go on strike over low pay

FEMALE soccer referees in Spain have gone on strike over demands for increased pay. The match official's made their move late on Thursday with the...

Barcelona’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang attacked during brutal home invasion in Spain

A masked gang robbed and assaulted Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at his home on Monday morning. It was the second robbery at the player's house...

Football coach arrested for sexually abusing boy in Spain’s Madrid, two years after similar complaint

A 45-year-old Madrid area children's football coach has been arrested for sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy. The man was detained last Friday by the Policia...

Neymar and two ex-Barcelona presidents face fraud trial in Spain this October

FOOTBALL star Neymar will go on trial this October over financial irregularities in his transfer to Barcelona from the Brazilian club Santos. The 30-year-old Paris...

Valencia CF in Spain unveils plan to finish off abandoned new stadium project that started in 2007

PLANS to finally complete Valencia CF's Nou Mestalla stadium have been unveiled which could seat up to 70,000 spectators and have a solar-powered roof. Valencia's...

From Arteta to Klopp: Football stars flock to Spain’s Mallorca

MALLORCA appears to be in vogue for the footballing giants of today. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was spotted playing a game of padel with PSV...

Spain agrees to pay women footballers same as men on national team

SPAIN’S football federation will from now on pay male and female players equally for representing their country. The agreement announced on Tuesday covers the next...

Spain’s Real Madrid attacks French authorities for Champions League final chaos

CHAMPIONS League winners Real Madrid have attacked French authorities over the organisation of last Saturday's final against Liverpool. The La Liga champions secured the trophy...

Gareth Bale calls time on Real Madrid career in Spain’s La Liga

GARETH BALE'S nine year stint in Spain has come to an end. The Welshman bade farewell to Real Madrid after notching up 258 appearances in...

IN PICS: Celebrations in Spain’s capital as Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win Champions League final

ACROSS the city Real Madrid fans erupted in joy as the whistle blew to end the match in Stade de France on Saturday night. Scenes...

Footballer Jack Grealish spotted partying in Spain’s Ibiza days after Man City crowned premier league champions

MAN CITY playmaker and Brummy heartthrob Jack Grealish jetted off to Ibiza just a day after taking part in an open top bus celebration...

TV football pirates hit by police raids to stop illegal screenings of La Liga matches in Spain

THE Policia Nacional have arrested 166 people in a big push against illegal football match screenings in hospitality establishments across Spain. Those detained were business...

La Liga player Santi Mina gets four-year prison term for raping woman inside camper van in Spain’s Almeria

LA LIGA footballer Santi Mina has been given four years in prison after raping a woman in 2017. The Celta Vigo player, 26, has also...

Judge in Spain says Real Madrid and Barcelona can be punished for trying to set up aborted European Super...

A Madrid judge has lifted restrictions that stopped footballing bodies UEFA and FIFA penalising clubs who signed up to the rebel European Super League. Sofia...

Spanish FA say cyber hackers stole private conversations to pass onto media outlets

SPAIN'S football governing body says cyber hackers stole private conversations and emails to pass onto media outlets. The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has reported...

Death of legendary footballer, Paco Gento of Real Madrid and Spain, at 88

REAL Madrid and Spanish footballing great, Paco Gento, has died aged 88. The winger was part of the record-breaking Madrid side of the mid-fifties that...

Eva Carneiro, the Chelsea medic who fell out with Mourinho in a very public spat, to share her story...

GIBRALTAR'S Eva Carneiro quit her dream job as medic to the Chelsea team after a very public bust-up with then-manager Jose Mourinho. The ‘Special One’...

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique gets big tax break from Spain’s Supreme Court

BARCELONA footballer Gerard Pique has landed a €2.1 million pre-Christmas windfall courtesy of Spain's Supreme Court. Pique, 34, has been given a refund of a...

Manchester United and Leeds star Lee Sharpe launches sports bar on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HE’S traveled the world as a professional footballer winning European trophies and Premier League titles. Now Manchester United and Leeds legend Lee Sharpe is to...

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