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The sordid and sleazy story behind the rise of Spanish Football Federation chief Luis Rubiales

WITH his very own mother locking herself in a church and declaring that she would go on indefinite hunger strike until the ‘inhuman witch...

Embattled ‘kisser’ Luis Rubiales could face sex assault charges as top prosecutors in Spain open probe

NATIONAL COURT prosecutors in Madrid have announced a preliminary investigation into suspended RFEF president Luis Rubiales' forced kiss on World Cup star player Jenni...

Luis Rubiales ‘forced kiss’ row latest: Spain’s governing body of football calls emergency meeting

SPAIN'S RFEF has called an emergency meeting for Monday after its Sexual Violence Protocol was activated in the wake of suspended President Luis Rubiales'...

Soccer’s world governing body FIFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Luis Rubiales in Spanish sexist kissing scandal

FOOTBALL'S world governing body FIFA is launching disciplinary proceedings against Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales over Sunday's controversial kiss and other behaviour after...

Pedro Sanchez says apologies are ‘insufficient’ over Spanish FA chief kissing World Cup winning player Jenni Hermoso on lips

SPAIN'S acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has branded an apology for an inappropriate kiss by a top football official as 'insufficient'. The chairman of Spain's...

¿Quiénes son los equipos extranjeros favoritos de los españoles?

El fútbol es el deporte más popular en todo el mundo. Eso es una realidad y en España no podía ser menos ya que,...

Spanish footballer, 23, finds out her father died before seeing her score the winning goal against England in Sunday’s...

SPAIN’S World Cup hero was brought crashing down to earth with the news that her father had passed away before the final and did...

It’s England v Spain! All you need to know about the women’s World Cup final after the Lionesses trump...

ENGLAND’S all-conquering Lionesses, already European champions, took another colossal stride towards legendary status after putting co-hosts Australia to the sword in Sydney. Only one thing...

Spain clinch dramatic winner to make it to women’s World Cup final and set up potential mouthwatering clash with...

LA Roja's remarkable journey through the women’s World Cup continues as Spain clinched a dramatic victory against Sweden in the Tuesday semifinal, with Olga...

Spain’s women into World Cup semi-finals in New Zealand after battling past Holland

SPAIN’S women’s football team battled their way into a historic World Cup semi-final in New Zealand after dispatching Holland with an extra-time winner in...

Spanish football embroiled in another match-fixing scandal with a lower league club president going down

SPANISH football has been hit by another match-fixing scandal that has seen a number of arrests allegedly including a club president. Police swooped on 17...

Police swoop on far-right football hooligans for assault on rival group in Spain’s Navarra area

THE POLICIA NACIONAL have arrested 13 members of the ultra-right Boixos Nois group who attacked a rival faction in a mass assault inside a...

Atleti coach Diego ‘Cholo’ Simeone frolics in the water with Carla Pereyra on holiday in Spain’s Ibiza

DIEGO Simeone has been spotted enjoying a break from the daily pressures of the Atletico Madrid hotseat with the missus. The 53-year, who has managed...

Haaland hearts Marbella once again and hits up Playa Padre chiringuito

NORWEGIAN goal juggernaut Erling Haaland has been spotted in his beloved party spot of Marbella again. With an entourage of fellow blonde Nordics - plus...

¿Es Messi lo que necesita el Barcelona?

Un crack del tamaño de Messi, posiblemente el mejor jugador de la historia, es siempre una bendición en el once de cualquier equipo. Ahora...

MEDIA ROUND-UP: Spain wins first international trophy in 11 years after seeing off Croatia with penalties in League of...

IT was a hard-fought slog but one that saw Spain apply the coup de grace with Panenka aplomb to be crowned UEFA Nations League...

Real Madrid win the race to sign English wonderkid Jude Bellingham and hope he will fare better than past English...

REAL Madrid have boldly put aside their past trauma with English players to land the prized Birmingham-born midfielder Jude Bellingham for a nine-figure sum. Beating...

Spain will play Brazil in ‘anti-racism’ football friendly in support of abused Vinicius Jr

SPAIN will welcome Brazil next March to play an 'anti-racism' football friendly in support of Real Madrid player Vincius Jr who was racially abused...

Spain’s La Liga wants powers to shut stadiums and ban supporters over racism

THE LA LIGA president says racism in top-flight Spanish football could be cut within six months if it was granted enough power to take...

Police arrest four men for hanging dummy of Real Madrid player Vinicius from bridge in Spain

THE POLICIA NACIONAL have arrested four men suspected of hanging a dummy of Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior from a Madrid area bridge in...

Real Madrid forward Vinicius calls La Liga and Spain ‘racist’ after racial insults from fans at Spain’s Valencia

REAL MADRID'S Vinicius Jr has called LaLiga and Spain racist after receiving racial slurs from the stands in Sunday's one-nil defeat at Valencia's Mestalla...

Elite referees caught up in property empire corruption row take legal action against online newspaper 

FOUR elite Spanish referees reportedly caught up in an anti-corruption have launched a lawsuit against the media outlet which reported the allegations. El Debate reported...

Barca slam report they have been hit with hefty €15m fine over ‘irregular transfer payments’ and demand retraction

FC BARCELONA has vehemently denied a report claiming that the club has been hit with a substantial €15.7 million over irregular player transfer payments. A...

Referee Real Estate Empires: The unexplained wealth of Spain’s elite referees under the spotlight

AN anti-corruption spotlight has been shone on a cluster of top Spanish referees after a report revealed their sprawling property empires. Caught up in the...

FC Barcelona legend Sergio Busquets to leave Spain this summer as Saudi Arabia beckons

SERGIO BUSQUETS will leave FC Barcelona this summer, ending an 18-year association with the La Liga club. The 34-year-old midfielder, who joined Barca's youth team...

Malaga CF owner Sheikh Al-Thani vows ‘never’ to put the club he has run into the ground up for...

SHEIKH Abdullah Al-Thani is not one to shy away from social media, but his stance on the ownership of Malaga CF has been consistent...

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