Saturday, April 17, 2021

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David Villa, Spain’s all-time leading goalscorer, has announced he will retire from football after this season

The 37-year-old has scored 12 goals so far this season, his career total being 376 goals in 752 games.

Who are the most popular contemporary football players in the UK vs ES?

Football is a game that is loved by all and has become extremely popular due to the numerous teams and leagues involved with the...

WATCH: Spain’s Women’s World Cup dreams end as two penalties hand USA 2-1 victory in France

Spain felt aggrieved after Jill Ellis’ side were awarded a ‘soft’ second penalty via VAR, after Rose Lavelle went down in the box

Premier League – Early Predictions

FOOTBALL fans are eagerly awaiting the official start of the Premier League 2019-2020 season that kicks off in a few days. Hope, anticipation, joy, and...

British expats walking together and saving lives on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN EXPAT walking football team in Formentera del Segura has raised cash to buy an emergency defibrillator - something the village has always lacked. Mick...

Influence of Messi and Ronaldo on Spanish Football

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are two of the best footballers of our generation, and that statement is not even up for debate. Both...

Espanyol beat Wolves in the second leg of their Europa League tie in Spain, but the British side qualify...

ESPANYOL have been knocked out of the Europa League, despite beating Wolves.

Former Malaga and Manchester City manager, Manuel Pellegrini appointed as new Real Betis boss

MANUEL Pellegrini has been appointed as the new Real Betis manager.

Real Madrid and Spanish national team football legend, Iker Casillas withdraws application for presidency of Spanish FA

IKER Casillas has withdrawn his application to be President of Spain’s Football Federation.

Does Gareth Bale Deserve More Respect for his Contributions to Real Madrid?

After joining from Tottenham Hotspur back in September 2013 for a fee of around $104 million, Gareth Bale has never really succeeded in winning...

Atletico Madrid knock out reigning European champions Liverpool and qualify for quarter-finals of the Champions League

ATLETICO Madrid have beaten Liverpool again, 2-3 in extra-time and qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Spanish Government gives La Liga green light to resume from June 8

LA Liga has been allowed to resume behind closed doors from June 8.

WATCH: Bizarre scenes as footballer in Spain red-carded twice in same match

He was promptly shown a second yellow card and had to make the long walk back to the changing rooms all over again

Spain’s La Liga to use coronavirus video surveillance ahead of Sevilla-Betis derby

LA Liga has announced that it will use high tech video analysis technology to stop the spread of coronavirus when the season resumes on...

British football superfan commutes from Spain to England to watch his beloved Tottenham

FOR many football fans around the world, the team they support means the world to them, but one superfan takes it a step further.

FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid News

It's never too early to start talking about El Clásico between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, the most important soccer game in the world. The...

Women’s Euro 2021 pushed back to 2022 so that it doesn’t clash with the Men’s competition that was also...

THE Women’s Euro 2021 due to be held in England has been postponed to 2022 due to coronavirus.

Valencia manager Albert Celades sacked after only nine months in charge, while sporting director resigns

VALENCIA manager, Albert Celades has been sacked, with the club’s sporting director resigning immediately after as well.

Spain’s Pepe Reina returns to Premier League for Aston Villa

PEPE Reina has returned to the Premier League for Aston Villa.

Athletic Bilbao players agree to take a 6-17% pay cut due to coronavirus crisis

ATHLETIC Bilbao players have announced they will take a 6-17% pay cut due to COVID-19.

Will November Nations League Games Continue Key Trends?

On 14 and 17 November, Spain will resume UEFA Nations League action, taking on Switzerland and Germany, doing so after a shock 1-0 defeat...

Barcelona sign Martin Braithwaite from Leganes even though the transfer window is closed

BARCELONA have completed the controversial emergency signing of Martin Braithwaite from Leganes for €18 million.

Premier League winner Okazaki sees career on Spain’s Costa del Sol end after just 34 days as Malaga cancel...

This has left the 2016 title-winner back hunting for a new club having left the King Power Stadium earlier this summer

Boy gets Shinji Okazaki’s replica Malaga top in post, but only after the striker left the club

Simon Wilson gave his son the sport shirt for his sixth birthday, ordering it online, but the Japanese striker left the La Liga side just four weeks later, signing for SD Huesca

RACIST ROW sees Spanish FA launch proceedings against Cadiz’s Juan Cala over foul tirade against Valencia’s Mouctar Diakhaby

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has opened a disciplinary proceeding against Cadiz's Juan Cala over last Sunday's alleged racist abuse of Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby. Valencia's...

Five Madrid campsites for under €50 a night that won’t leave you priced out of Champions League weekend

Over 90% of Madrid city centre is now booked up, with nowhere for two people for a two-night stay over the weekend for under €2,000

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