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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...

Costa del Sol football match to raise funds for crucial charity

IT WILL be men versus women in a game of football on Spain’s Costa del Sol, but it won’t be your typical sporting contest.  The...

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...

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...

Match fixers who targeted Spanish and Gibraltar football leagues arrested

POLICE have busted a football match-fixing ring that operated in Spain and Gibraltar. Investigators say the network had made more than €500,000, mostly on illicit...

WATCH: Haaland enjoys kickabout with local kids at Marbella beach on Spain’s Costa del Sol

NEW Manchester City signing Erling Haaland was spotted having fun in the sun enjoying a kickabout with local kids on a beach near his...

Harry Redknapp surprises punters at popular expat haunt in Duquesa on Spain’s Costa del Sol 

EXPATS at Ryder’s Bar in Puerto de la Duquesa on the Costa del Sol were surprised to discover a famous punter in their midst...

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...

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...

Costa Blanca Cup: Football fiesta returns to Benidorm

THE international youth football tournament the Costa Blanca Cup is returning to Benidorm after a two year Covid hiatus. The tournament will see some 4,000...

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...

Rangers’ dream dashed in Spain’s Sevilla after losing Europa League Final on penalties

OVER 100,000 Rangers fans descended on Sevilla for the Europa League Final on Wednesday only to be agonisingly beaten on penalties by Eintracht Frankfurt. The...

Prices soar as Spain’s Sevilla prepares for Scots invasion ahead of Rangers match

SEVILLA is bracing itself for an invasion of Scottish football fans ahead of Wednesday when Glasgow Rangers take on Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa...

Football woes: Sunderland fan flies via Menorca to watch Wembley match as cheaper than train

A SUNDERLAND football fan has decided to fly to London via Menorca as it's cheaper than a rail ticket to reach Wembley. James Jelly, 33,...

Thousands of Rangers fans to descend on Spain’s Sevilla for Europa League Final

THE Europa League final kicks off on Wednesday May 18 at 9pm as Frankfurt take on Rangers at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium in Sevilla. Rangers...

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...

Football star Steven McManaman says adios to Spain’s Mallorca for good

FORMER England star Steven McManaman and his wife Victoria Edwards have moved out of their Mallorca home after 22 years on the island. The former...

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...

Six football hooligans arrested after violent altercations at Spain’s Malaga airport

SIX football ultras, aged between 18 and 43 and belonging to a radical group of supporters of the main football club in Malaga, have...

BACK OF THE NET!: El Classico Champions League semifinal between Barcelona and Real Madrid breaks attendance record for women’s...

BARCELONA’S Camp Nou stadium was packed out as a world record  91,553 fans watched the  home team beat Real Madrid 5-2 in a Women’s...

Cybercriminals in Spain’s Barcelona steal €1.6 million of broadcasting cash from Italian football club Florentina

THE Policia Nacional have arrested 11 people in the Barcelona area over a €1.6 million fraud against Italian Serie A football club, Florentina. They sent...

West Ham and Frankfurt fans face-off in Spain’s Sevilla

WEST Ham fans were involved in clashes with Eintracht Frankfurt supporters on Wednesday night ahead of their Europa League game against Sevilla. Frankfurt fans were...

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