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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...

Football war in Spain as Barcelona and Real Madrid go to court over La Liga’s €2 billion investment deal

BARCELONA and Real Madrid have been joined by Athletic Bilbao in launching a legal fight against La Liga's recently approved deal with a private...

Alexia Putellas makes history as first Spanish Ballon d’Or winner since 1960

BARCELONA captain Alexia Putellas has become the first Spain international to win the Ballon d'Or since 1960 .  She was crowned the best female footballer...

Will Spanish Clubs Compete for European Trophies in the Near Future?

The face of Spanish football has changed in recent seasons. Barcelona lost talisman Lionel Messi due to financial struggles, which also make it very difficult...

Los mejores jugadores de fútbol españoles de todos los tiempos

España es, sin duda, un país volcado con el fútbol en el que existen equipos tanto a nivel de club como a nivel de...

Laporte has come out of struggles a better player

Aymeric Laporte has endured an up-and-down career at Manchester City since his arrival at the club in 2017. City paid £50m for his services...

Guardia Civil make surprise visits to ten football clubs in fraud probe across Spain

GUARDIA Civil officers and Social Security inspectors interviewed players at ten Spanish football clubs this Wednesday as part of a nationwide fraud probe. Training sessions...

Xavi introduced as new Barcelona coach to over 9,000 fans at the Nou Camp in Spain

EX-BARCELONA player Xavi Hernadez was offically unveiled as the club's new coach at the Nou Camp stadium this Monday. He replaces Ronald Koeman, who was...

Barcelona legend Xavi is returning as coach to his former club in Spain

FORMER Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez will be the La Liga club's new coach. Xavi,41, has been in charge of Qatari club Al Sadd since 2019...

What a result!: Bayern Munich and France star Lucas Hernandez has jail sentence in Spain suspended

FRANCE international footballer Lucas Hernandez has escaped a jail sentence in Spain after he broke a restraining order to marry his girlfriend. The case dates...

Football fans can now watch El Clasico in their local bar in Spain with commentary in English

FOOTBALL fans now have the option of watching El Clásico with English commentary when the match kicks off between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid...

Erling Haaland can’t seem to get enough of Marbella as star striker is spotted in Costa del Sol resort...

Sought after striker Erling Haaland  has once more been spotted in Marbella. The Borussia Dortmund player, who is the subject of intense transfer speculation...

YELLOW AND BLUE: Spain’s Villareal football club loses UEFA Super Cup to Chelsea by one penalty

VILLAREAL football team came within a hair’s breadth of culminating their best season in history with a second European trophy last night (Wednesday August...

WATCH: Tears and devastation mark Messi’s departure from Barcelona

ARGENTINIAN football legend Lionel Messi broke down in tears as he said goodbye to the club which has been his home for his entire...

Barcelona president blames La Liga salary caps for Lionel Messi leaving the Spanish club

FC BARCELONA have revealed that they could not keep star striker Lionel Messi due to La Liga's salary limit rules. Barca president, Joan Laporta, said...

La Liga in Spain set for massive €2.7 billion windfall in CVC equity firm deal

PRIVATE equity firm CVC has agreed a big €2.7 billion deal 'in principle' with La Liga which will see the investors get 10% of...

From Rome to coming home: An Englishman in Spain shares the rollercoaster ride that was the Euros 2020

Jon Clarke on the rollercoaster ride of supporting England, including tickets in Rome in the quarters, then at home for the final

View from Spain: The ecstasy and agony of England fans watching Euro 2020 final from abroad

THE ecstasy and the agony were lived in equal measure across Spain where England fans saw their team fall at the final hurdle in...

England football fans pepper-sprayed by police in Spain’s Magaluf during Euro semi-final celebrations

ENGLISH football fans in Magaluf, celebrating the 2-1 semi-final victory over Denmark, were pepper-sprayed by local police in efforts to control the festivities, on...

REVEALED: How police prevented violent battle between Polish and Spanish football hooligans during Euro 2020

Details have emerged of the exhaustive ‘anti-ultra’ operation carried out by the Policia Nacional against football hooligans. The force prevented three separate groups of dangerous...

Football fans in Spain will be able to return to stadiums to watch La Liga soccer next season

FOOTBALL fans in Spain will be able to return to stadiums 'en-masse' when the new La Liga season starts this August. Health Minister, Carolina Darias,...

“Yellow Submarine”: How Villarreal football club rose from humble beginnings to European triumph

Shannon Chaffers digs into the history of the football club from Castellon that swept to glory in blur of yellow last month to make European history.

PEOPLE POWER: Angry fans of Spain’s Valencia football club set up pressure group to oust management

The next date circled in red on Libertad VCF’s diary is next Monday (June 28), when a judge will hear their arguments to impugn the latest agreements taken by the board.

Spain and Portugal’s official bid for 2030 World Cup announced by Pedro Sanchez in Madrid

PEDRO Sanchez has endorsed a bid for the World Cup to be hosted in Spain and Portugal in 2030. The Spanish prime minister said that...

GIANT KILLERS! But just who are the Yellow Submarine, the team that conquered mighty Manchester Utd?

VILLAREAL's victory over the mighty Manchester United really is a David vs Goliath story. The Yellow Submarine, as Villareal are known, won the match...

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