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Just 11 Brits arrested out of 100,000 Champions League fans in Madrid after Spain’s Largest police operation

THE largest police operation in Spanish sporting history has ended successfully in Madrid. A combination of lenient, restrained policing and good-natured fans turned a potential...

Spain and Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata expecting a third child with Italian model Alice Campello

ATLETICO Madrid star Alvaro Morata has announced he will become a father for the third time.

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...

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...

6 Best Football Players in Spanish Football Today

Football in Spain has over the years produced some fantastic talent. From Carlos Puyol, Raúl, Sergio Ramos, David Villa, Xavi Hernandez, Iker Casillas to...

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL: Booze, police, fan zones and everything else Tottenham and Liverpool fans in Madrid need to know

Drinking on the streets of Madrid is illegal and could see you arrested or fined

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

Women’s football in Spain is struggling financially due to coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS has hit women’s football in Spain particularly hard.

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...

Villarreal and Getafe deny any involvement with match fixing as part of Operation Oikos in last season’s La Liga

VILLARREAL and Getafe have both denied any involvement with match fixing in last season’s La Liga.

Spanish Football Federation pledges €500 million to help clubs struggling financially due to coronavirus

THE Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has pledged €500 million to help clubs that are struggling financially due to Covid-19.

Celta Vigo footballer, Pione Sisto drives from Spain’s Galicia to Denmark, without informing his club and breaking the government...

CELTA Vigo footballer, Pione Sisto has travelled nearly 3,000 kilometres by car from Galicia to Denmark.

Spain mulls allowing football fans back in stadiums to cheer on teams

FOOTBALL fans may be allowed back into stadiums to cheer on their teams under plans being considered by the government and the sport's organising...

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.

Estepona Mayor visits Manchester United during their warm weather camp on Spain’s Costa del Sol

ESTEPONA Mayor, Jose Maria Garcia Urbano, has paid a visit to Manchester United at the Kempinski hotel.

Lionel Messi Could be Playing in Manchester Blue Next Season

Lionel Messi's future is still very much up in the air as we approach the 2020/21 season's business end. Manchester City and Pep Guardiola...

“I AM BLESSED”: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi beats van Dijk and Ronaldo to win Ballon d’Or – full list...

"As my wife said, you must never stop dreaming but always work to improve and continue to enjoy"

Kane Hailed as Faultless, but is His England Replacement on the Way?

While injuries have provided speed bumps throughout his ravenous goalscoring career, Harry Kane is already being ranked among the best English strikers ever to...

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 star Gareth Bale AGAIN criticised for ‘not speaking Spanish’, despite living in Spain for six years

The explosive comments from Toshack, 70, come after the Madrid board blocked Bale’s move to Jiangsu Suning, as they were unwilling to release him on a free transfer

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.

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...

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...

Trio of Italian touts arrested in Spain for selling FAKE Champions League final tickets

Once all three men were cuffed, police confirmed the tickets were fakes by testing their QR codes

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...

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