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Susaeta signs new contract with Athletic Bilbao


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 11 (IANS) Spanish football club Athletic Club Bilbao confirmed it has reached an agreement with winger Markel Susaeta over extending his contract for four years.Susaeta has agreed ... Read more...

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Essien late arrival but little cash spent in Spain


September 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Real Madrid's capture of Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien on a season long loan was the most important deal in Spain as the transfer window closed.The ... Read more...

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Javi Martinez joins German side Bayern Munich


August 30th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS) Athletic Bilbao midfielder Javi Martinez finally joined German giants Bayern Munich after weeks of speculations on a five-year deal, the club announced.Martinez, 24, terminated his ... Read more...

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Dynamo drawn against Stuttgart in Europa League playoffs


August 10th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dynamo Moscow will face a tough fight for a place in the Europa League group stage after they were drawn against German Bundesliga side VfB ... Read more...

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Rubin Kazan sign Spaniard Orbaiz


July 25th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Athletic Bilbao and Spain midfielder Pablo Orbaiz has joined Russian Premier league football side Rubin Kazan as a free agent, the club said Wednesday.Orbaiz, ... Read more...

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Guardiola, Capello, Redknapp on official Russia shortlist


July 10th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pep Guardiola, Fabio Capello and Harry Redknapp are on the official shortlist for the job of next Russia coach, the country's FA announced Tuesday.The post ... Read more...

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Illaramendi for injured Thiago in Spanish Olympic squad


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 7 (IANS) Spain's Olympic coach Luis Milla confirmed that Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi will replace injured Barcelona player Thiago Alcantara in the Olympic Games.Thiago hurt his right ... Read more...

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Bielsa extends Athletic Bilbao deal


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 3 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Marcelo Bielsa has signed a one-year contract extension at Athletic Bilbao, the club said Sunday, putting an end to speculation linking him with the Chelsea job.Last ... Read more...

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Comfortable win for Spain in Euro warm-up


May 27th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 27 (IANS) The Spanish national team enjoyed a comfortable 2-0 win over Serbia in their first preparation game for the European football championship.Playing in the Swiss town of ... Read more...

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Athletic Bilbao, Barcelona vie in Copa del Rey final


May 24th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 24 (IANS) The Spanish football season comes to an end Friday as Athletic Club Bilbao and FC Barcelona clash in the final of Copa del Rey in Atletico ... Read more...

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Barcelona’s Alves to miss cup final with broken collar-bone


May 17th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 17 (IANS) FC Barcelona's Brazilian full back Dani Alves will miss the final of the Copa del Rey against Athletic Bilbao after suffering a shoulder injury.The club issued ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid wins Europa league title


May 10th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bucharest, May 10 (IANS) Colombian Radamel Falcao's brace gave Atletico Madrid its second Europa football League title in three seasons with a 3-0 victory over fellow Spanish team Athletic Bilbao.Falcao ... Read more...

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Mourinho’s Real Madrid win Spanish League title


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Real Madrid won the Spanish soccer league title for the 32nd time, their first time in four years. It was also coach Jose Mourinho's first ... Read more...

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Guardiola to take sabbatical from football


April 27th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Pep Guardiola, who announced Friday that he would quit as Barcelona coach at the end of the season, will be taking a year away from the ... Read more...

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Guardiola quits Barca, deputy Tito to take over (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Spanish football club Barcelona's most successful manager Pep Guardiola Friday confirmed he is quitting at the end of the season and the club appointed his ... Read more...

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Guardiola to quit at the end of season


April 27th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Barcelona confirmed that Pep Guardiola will be stepping down as the manager of the club at the end of the season.Barcelona's assistant coach Tito Vilanova will ... Read more...

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Athletic Bilbao qualify for Europa League final


April 27th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), April 27 (IANS) Spanish striker Fernando Llorente scored a last minute goal to help Athletic Club Bilbao qualify for the final of the Europa League as they ... Read more...

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Athletic Bilbao coach stays cool after Europa League win


April 27th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 27 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa was his usual calm self after seeing his side defeat Sporting Club de Portugal 3-1 in the semi-final second leg ... Read more...

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Sporting bet Athletic in first leg of Europa semis


April 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 20 (IANS) Sporting Lisbon defeated Athletic Bilbao 2-1 in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League football semifinals here.For Sporting the win in the first leg of ... Read more...

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Athletic Bilbao shock Schalke away from home


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 30 (IANS) German side Schalke suffered a 2-4 home loss against Spanish club Athletic Bilbao in the first leg of Europa League quarterfinals.Bilbao sealed an impressive win Thursday ... Read more...

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Bilbao upset Man U in Europa League


March 9th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Spain's Athletic Bilbao stunned Manchester United with a convincing performance in the Europa League, outclassing the English champions in a 3-2 away win at Old Trafford ... Read more...

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Torres dropped by Del Bosque for friendly


February 24th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 24 (IANS) Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has been left out from the Spanish national squad named by coach Vicente del Bosque Friday for the friendly against Venezuela ... Read more...

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Bielsa delighted as Athletic Bilbao reach Copa del Rey final


February 8th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), Feb 8 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa admitted his delight shortly after seeing his club qualify for the final of the Copa del Rey football competition.Two ... Read more...

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Madrid eyes Wenger, Loew after fallout with Mourinho


January 25th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS) Spanish football giant Real Madrid has short-listed Germany's head coach Joachim Loew and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to replace Jose Mourinho.Mourinho was booed by section ... Read more...

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Barca five points behind Real after draw against Espanyol


January 9th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 9 (IANS) FC Barcelona dropped five points behind Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga following a 1-1 draw with Espanyol Sunday.Barca could only draw away to ... Read more...

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Manzano faces difficult night in Vicente Calderon


December 13th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 13 (IANS) Atletico Madrid coach, Gregorio Manzano will face his toughest test of the season when Atletico entertain Rennes in the Europa League Thursday night.Atletico need to win ... Read more...

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Spain’s professional footballers go on strike


August 19th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao, Aug 19 (IANS) Spain's professional footballers went on strike from Friday after talks between players union (AFE) and Spanish Football League (LFP) broke down with no agreement having been ... Read more...

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Draw specialists Deportivo held 2-2 by lively Getafe


September 21st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (DPA) The third round of the Spanish football league programme finished Monday night with a lively 2-2 draw between Deportivo Coruna and Getafe. Visitors Getafe went ahead thanks to an ... Read more...

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Real Madrid top after fortunate win in San Sebastian


September 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 19 (DPA) Real Madrid went to the top of the Spanish football league Saturday with a fortunate 2-1 win away to luckless Real Sociedad. Angel Di Maria gave Madrid the lead ... Read more...

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Spanish fans prefer Llorente to Torres


July 1st, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 1 (DPA) Spanish football fans prefer Fernando Llorente to Fernando Torres as the centre-forward of the World Cup team, to judge by two online polls published on Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Bendtner confident of keeping Arsenal’s Champions League title bid alive


April 4th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4(ANI): Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner reckons that his club can complete one of the greatest European comebacks and march through to the Champions League semi-final after defeating Barcelona in ... Read more...

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Real Madrid looking to bury the ghost of Tenerife


February 25th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Duncan Shaw Madrid, Feb 25 (DPA) Real Madrid will be looking to bury the ghost of Tenerife Saturday - and maintain the pressure on Spanish leaders Barcelona.It was in Tenerife's little Esatdio ... Read more...

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Sevilla reclaim fourth place by beating Osasuna


February 15th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 15 (DPA) Sevilla reclaimed fourth place in the Spanish Liga Sunday with a 1-0 home win over Osasuna. The only goal in Seville was headed in by Brazil striker Luis Fabiano, ... Read more...

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Barcelona to celebrate Guardiola’s decision in Valladolid


January 21st, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 21 (DPA) Barcelona are aiming to celebrate, in Valladolid Saturday, the decision of coach Josep Guardiola to continue at the European and Spanish football champions. After months of speculation about ... Read more...

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Impressive Valencia stay third, solid Mallorca retake fourth


January 18th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 18 (DPA) Valencia consolidated themselves in third place in the Spanish Liga, with an impressive 4-1 thrashing of local rivals Villarreal, with Spain striker David Villa scoring twice. "Los Ches" now ... Read more...

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