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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...

Marbella reveals plans for €14.5 million stadium to boost sports facilities on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE city council has announced a new multi-million euro initiative to improve the sports facilities in Marbella. The new stadium will replace the Antonio Lorenzo...

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...

COVID-19 Spain: Spanish stadiums welcome back sports fans from August 13

SPORTS fans will be allowed back into the stadiums in Spain to watch their teams again in less than a week.  The Ministry of Health...

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

A long weekend of two halves: the agonies and ecstasies of getting married in Gibraltar when the Euros are...

SOMETHING OLD, something new, something borrowed and something blue. That just about sums up our weekend in Gibraltar. Two very important events occurred almost simultaneously as...

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...

Basque magic: How Spanish children ended up playing in English teams before ‘foreign players’ became a thing

WAS it a cultural thing? Nature vs.Nurture? Was there something in the water? Their DNA? What follows traces the plight of six Basque adolescents,...

Football coach in Spain’s Andalucia arrested for sex crimes against minors who he groomed over social media

A FOOTBALL coach has been arrested in Jerez de la Frontera for grooming and taking advantage of five minors through social media. The 23-year-old Spaniard...

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,...

Come on England! – the chants from Spain

MY Irish grandfather was an international referee so my mum caught the football bug early on and Match of the Day featured heavily in...

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 to offer COVID jabs to football team ahead of Euros

SPAIN’s football players have received their COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the Euros 2020.  The team are now all vaccinated ahead of their opening match against...

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...

Why was Sergio Ramos left out of Spain’s Euro 2020 squad?

FOOTBALL fans were left stunned after the veteran defender Sergio Ramos was left out Luis Enrique's Euro 2020 Spain squad. Many were surprised by the...

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...

THEY DID IT! Spain’s Villareal beat Manchester United in Europa League final to win first ever major title

Needless to say, celebrations in Castellon look set to continue throughout the rest of the week.

Part-time football club on the Costa Blanca becomes the first to be listed on Spain’s stock exchange

AN Alicante area football club will be the first in Spain to be listed on the national stock exchange. The news came after Sant Joan-based...

‘FOUL PLAY’ as sexist comments are heard via an open microphone before TV coverage of women’s football match in...

SPAIN'S public broadcaster, RTVE, is trying to find out whether one of its employees made sexist remarks before a telecast of a women's football...

FROM PITCH TO PLATE: Spain’s Villareal football club opens own restaurant in Ceramica stadium

THESE are great times to be a fan of Villareal football club. Not only has Castellon’s ‘Yellow Submarine’ fought its way through to its first...

THAT’S MORE LIKE IT: Crowds allowed back into football and basketball stadiums in Spain’s Valencia and Balearic Islands from...

All eyes are now on the upcoming UEFA European Championship, when hopefully up to 16,000 fans will be able to watch the Spanish national squad face Sweden in Sevilla on June 14.

WE ALL LIVE IN…: Castellon’s Villareal knock out Arsenal and make it through to their first ever Europa League...

Another English club, Manchester United, now awaits Villareal in the final in Gdansk (Poland) on May 26.

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...

Will Spanish clubs be next to withdraw from European Super League after English football’s ‘big six’ break away?

ALL remaining European teams, including Spain’s Real Madrid and Barcelona,  are considering their involvement in the plans for the European Super League after all...

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