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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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Alves angry Barcelona not refuting rumours


June 11th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 11 (IANS) Barcelona's Brazilian international defender Daniel Alves has called on the Catalan club to end speculation surrounding his future.The 29-year-old has been strongly linked with ... 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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Spanish Supercup to be held in China


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 2 (IANS) The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has confirmed that five of the next seven finals of the Spanish Supercup will be played in China.The RFEF confirmed Friday ... Read more...

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Fatigue and injury problems for Spain


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 2 (IANS) Tiredness and injuries to the squad could spoil Spain's chances of defending their European crown with some of the big names having already been ruled ... Read more...

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Spain coach Del Bosque names Euro squad


May 27th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 27 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque Sunday named his definitive 23-man squad for the European football championship.Del Bosque's squad was finalized two days after the final ... Read more...

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Tensions rise in Madrid ahead of Copa del Rey final


May 25th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Controversy surrounds the celebration of Friday's Copa del Rey final between Athletic Club Bilbao and FC Barcelona in the Spanish capital of Madrid following declarations by ... 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 striker Villa out of Euro 2012


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 23 (IANS) Spanish Football Federation RFEF has confirmed that David Villa will not be part of their squad for this summer's European Championships.The Barcelona striker has not ... Read more...

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Jose Mourinho extends contract with Real Madrid


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Real Madrid announced Tuesday that they have extended the contract of coach Jose Mourinho by two years.The news will end rumours about Mourinho's future after he ... Read more...

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Coach Del Bosque recalls Torres and Mata in Spanish squad


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque has called Chelsea pair of Fernando Torres and Juan Mata into his preliminary squad for the European Championships.Mata and Torres ... Read more...

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Caparros commits to another season with Mallorca


May 20th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 20 (IANS) Joaquin Caparros has extended his contract with Mallorca after a magnificent season with the football club.Caparros, who has previously coached Athletic Club Bilbao, Deportivo la Coruna ... 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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Del Bosque hints at taking uncapped players to Euro 2012


May 16th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 16 (IANS) Spain's football coach Vicente del Bosque has hinted at carrying uncapped players in the squad to the Euro 2012 Football Championships in Poland and Ukraine.While del ... Read more...

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Guardiola prepares for last league game as Barca coach


May 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Pep Guardiola will sit in the FC Barcelona dugout for the last time in a Spanish Primera Liga match when his side travel to play Betis ... Read more...

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Pellegrino named as new Valencia coach


May 8th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 8 (IANS) Spanish La Liga football club Valencia announced that former defender Mauricio Pellegrino will be their new coach for the next two seasons.The decision which was announced ... Read more...

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Bosque to name Spanish squad after May 25


May 5th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said his definitive squad for the European Champions will be named after the Copa del Rey final between Athletic Club ... Read more...

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Real Madrid a win away from Liga title


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 2 (IANS) Real Madrid will be the champions of the BBVA Primera Liga football Wednesday night if they are able to win away to Athletic Club Bilbao.A win ... 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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Barca look to narrow Primera Liga gap with Real


March 30th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 30 (IANS) Defending champions Barcelona would look to eat into the six points that current league leaders Real Madrid have at the top of the table when ... Read more...

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Valencia torn between domestic and European aims


March 28th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 28 (IANS) Valencia coach Unai Emery admits that he is torn between the need to try and secure third place for his side in the Spanish Primera Liga ... Read more...

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Real to face Malaga in Primera Liga


March 17th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 17 (IANS) Real Madrid strikers Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain will look to reach a century of goals when they play host to Malaga Sunday in the Spanish ... Read more...

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Guardiola: I don’t think Barca can win the League


February 27th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 27 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola ruled his side out of the race for the Spanish Primera Liga title Monday.Lionel Messi's 28th league goal of the season, ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid to host Barca-Bilbao Copa del Rey final


February 25th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS) The final of the Spanish Copa del Rey football competition will finally be played at Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon Stadium.The Calderon has been chosen by ... Read more...

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Still no venue for Copa del Rey final


February 14th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 14 (IANS) A venue is yet to be decided for the Spanish Copa del Rey football final between FC Barcelona and Athletic Club Bilbao.The Spanish Cup final is ... Read more...

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Crucial weekend for Madrid, Barca in La Liga


February 10th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 10 (IANS) The weekend in the Spanish La Liga football sees Barcelona in danger of waving an almost definitive goodbye to the league title, offering Real Madrid the ... Read more...

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Barca beat Valencia to enter Copa del Rey final


February 9th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 9 (IANS) FC Barcelona booked their third Copa del Rey football final appearance in four years with a 2-0 win at home to Valencia Wednesday night.The win ... Read more...

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Bilbao cruise into final of Copa del Rey


February 8th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), Feb 8 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao assured their place in the final of the Copa del Rey football for the 36th time in the club's history with a ... 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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Guardiola releived after Busquets injury scare


February 5th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 5 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola received good news Sunday over the knee injury suffered by midfielder Sergio Busquets.Busquets had to be carried off the pitch with ... Read more...

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Barca stay seven points behind Madrid


February 5th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 5 (IANS) FC Barcelona remained seven points behind Real Madrid in the Spanish Primera Liga after a 2-1 win at home to Real Sociedad.Barcelona missed several chances, with ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face stiff test in Getafe


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 3 (IANS) Real Madrid make the short trip to Getafe Saturday as they look to maintain their seven-point lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga football.Last ... Read more...

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Barcelona must beat Real Sociedad at home


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona have a must-win game against Real Sociedad in the Spanish Primera Liga football Saturday.Barca are already seven points behind league leaders Real madrid and ... Read more...

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