LIONEL Messi lost his cool after another Barcelona collapse on Sunday, hitting an opponent away from the ball and being sent off for the first time while playing with the Catalan club in the team's 3-2 loss to Athletic ...
2 days ago
SEVILLE, Spain - Spain handed Germany its worst defeat in a competitive match on Wednesday, winning, 6-0, to advance to the Final Four of UEFA's Nations League.Ferran Torres scored a hat trick to lead Spain to the historic victory ...
Nov 18, 2020
MADRID - Luis Suárez quickly made an impact at Atlético Madrid. Former teammate Lionel Messi was his usual impressive self for Barcelona.Suárez, who had his debut on Sunday with Atlético after being told he was not wanted by ...
Sep 28, 2020
MADRID - Luis Suárez is staying in Spain after all.Barcelona said late Wednesday that it reached a deal with Atlético Madrid for the transfer of the Uruguay striker for €6 million ($7 million).Suárez was let go by Barcelona ...
Sep 24, 2020
MADRID - Fans will have their temperature checked and will need to wear face masks when they are eventually allowed back into football stadiums in Spain, according to protocol guidelines sent to clubs.They will also be told to avoid hugs and high- ...
Jun 23, 2020
MADRID - Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema scored second-half goals as Real Madrid beat Real Sociedad, 2-1, on Sunday to take the lead from Barcelona for the first time since the Spanish league resumed.Ramos converted a 50th-minute penalty kick ...
Jun 22, 2020
MADRID - In its first match without fans at the 99,000-capacity Camp Nou Stadium since the Spanish league was suspended because of the coronavirus, Barcelona defeated Leganés, 2-0, Tuesday with a goal by Lionel Messi.Ansu Fati also scored ...
Jun 17, 2020
MADRID - The Spanish league said on Sunday it will file criminal charges against the fan who ran onto the field during Barcelona's match at Mallorca.Saturday's match was played without fans but the youngster wearing an Argentina soccer ...
Jun 15, 2020
MADRID - The Spanish league is not ruling out the return of fans to stadiums this season.League president Javier Tebas said on Sunday he is in favor of having fans back as soon as regions are cleared by health authorities, contradicting an ...
Jun 8, 2020
MADRID - The Spanish league says full team training sessions will resume Monday, ahead of the first match to be played following the coronavirus stoppage.La Liga said the government gave authorization on Saturday for squads to practice together. Until now, players had ...
May 31, 2020
MADRID - All Spanish league clubs can begin group training sessions this week despite stricter lockdown restrictions remaining in place in parts of Spain because of the coronavirus pandemic.Cities like Madrid and Barcelona have not been allowed to loosen confinement measures like ...
May 17, 2020
MADRID - The Spanish league said Monday it is confident it can restart in June and finish its season by the end of the European summer, with players beginning to be tested this week so they can return to training for the first ...
May 5, 2020
MADRID - Football players in Spain will be allowed to resume individual training next week, putting the Spanish league on track to restart sometime in June.The Spanish government on Tuesday revealed a four-phase plan to get the country back to "a ...
Apr 29, 2020
MADRID - Spain's health minister said Sunday that Spaniards should not expect to see professional soccer restart before the summer.Spain has been without soccer since March 12, two days before the nation went into a strict lockdown under a state ...
Apr 27, 2020
MADRID - Soccer matches and other sports events in Spain will take place in empty venues at least until the end of the summer, the mayor of Madrid said on Saturday.José Luis Martínez-Almeida told the Onda Cero radio station that ...
Apr 19, 2020
MADRID - Not even the coronavirus pandemic has softened the power struggle between football organizations in Spain.The outbreak has actually strained relationships between the Spanish football federation, the Spanish league and the Spanish players' union even more.They have been at ...
Apr 12, 2020
MADRID - Soccer players in Spain on Sunday criticized the Spanish league's decision to ask clubs to put the footballers on government furloughs during the coronavirus crisis.The league on Friday said the furloughs were needed because there was no agreement ...
Apr 6, 2020
MADRID - The Spanish league and players are still far apart on the size of the salary cuts they need to take to help reduce the financial impact caused by the coronavirus outbreak, with the footballers saying the organization wants them to carry ...
Apr 5, 2020
MADRID - A Spanish third-division soccer team had just started selling a special membership package for the decisive portion of the season, hoping to bring in some extra income.Another was counting on the boost from revenue on the back of ticket ...
Mar 22, 2020
THE president of the Spanish football federation has dismissed the idea of crowning Barcelona as league champion if the competition can't resume because of the coronavirus pandemic.Luis Rubiales says the federation is not contemplating calling off the rest of the ...
Mar 18, 2020
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