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Alexis adds to Barca injury woes


September 14th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 14 (IANS) FC Barcelona said that Chilean winger Alexis Sanchez will miss Saturday's La Liga away game against Getafe.Alexis returned from playing two World Cup qualifying matches ... Read more...

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Real Madrid entertain Granada at home


September 1st, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Real Madrid will aim to maintain the feel good factor after winning the Spanish Supercup when they face Granada in the Spanish La Liga football Sunday ... Read more...

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Transfer activity not over for Real Madrid, says Mourinho


August 29th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 29 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho hinted that his club will be doing more business before the transfer window closes at the end of Aug.Speaking Tuesday, after ... Read more...

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Real Madrid extend Leon loan to Getafe


June 30th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 30 (IANS) Spanish side Real Madrid confirmed the club has extended the loan of midfielder Pedro Leon to Getafe for a further season.Talented right sided midfielder Leon, joined ... Read more...

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Michael Laudrup appointed Swansea manager


June 15th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Danish coach Michael Laudrup has taken charge at Swansea City on a two-year contract, the Premier League club said Friday.Brendan Rodgers turned down a contract ... Read more...

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Three month ban for Granada’s Dani Benitez


May 10th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) Granada winger Dani Benitez has been handed a three-month ban by the Spanish FA for his part in the scenes which marred the end of his ... Read more...

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Racing Santander relegated from Spanish Liga


April 29th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 29 (IANS) Racing Santander became the first team to be relegated from the Spanish Primera Liga to the second division after they were defeated 0-3 away by Real ... Read more...

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Barca trail one point behind Real after crushing victory


April 11th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Barcelona piled the pressure on leaders Real Madrid with a comfortable 4-0 win at home against Getafe in the La Liga football.The win Tuesday night takes ... Read more...

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Levante back to top four in Spanish Primera Liga


February 26th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 26 (IANS) Levante moved back into the top four of the Spanish Primera Liga with a 2-1 win away against Espanyol.Espanyol begun the day in fourth place in ... Read more...

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Real Madrid register narrow win in Getafe


February 5th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 5 (IANS) A 17th-minute header from Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos was enough to give his side a narrow but a crucial 1-0 win away to Getafe in ... 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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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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Real Madrid return to top with 6-2 thrashing of Sevilla


December 18th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 18 (IANS) Real Madrid returned to the top of the Spanish La Liga football with a convincing 6-2 win away against Sevilla Saturday night.Madrid went into the game ... Read more...

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Real Madrid look to comeback after El Classico defeat


December 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 12 (IANS) Tuesday night sees a round of fixtures in the Spanish Copa del Rey as the majority of the teams from the Primera Liga enter the competition ... Read more...

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Real cruise as Barca lose in Spanish football


November 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 27 (IANS) Real Madrid kept their lead at the top of the La Liga table with a 4-1 demolition of derby rivals Atletico Madrid here Saturday night. Barcelona ... Read more...

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Royal Emirates Group buys Spanish soccer club


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The Dubai-based Royal Emirates Group investment firm confirmed Thursday the purchase of Spanish first division soccer club Getafe, which is to be renamed "Getafe Team Dubai".The ... Read more...

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Britain receives its largest military aircraft


April 19th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Britain's largest military aircraft, which is nearly 60 metres long and has a wingspan of 60 metres, arrived in the country from Madrid to undergo intensive ... Read more...

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28 stolen art pieces worth $3.5 mn found in Spain


December 21st, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) Twenty-eight art works, including a few by Pablo Picasso, which were stolen last month from near Madrid have been found, officials said. The art works are valued ... 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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Khedira about to sign for Real Madrid


July 15th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 15 (DPA) Sami Khedira is about to sign for Real Madrid, sports daily Marca said Thursday. The paper claimed that Vfb Stuttgart, Khedira's Bundesliga club, have agreed to accept 10 million ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid to face Sevilla in Spanish cup


February 12th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 12 (DPA) Atletico Madrid stumbled into the final of the Spanish King's Cup despite losing 2-3 to a spirited Racing Santander in an interesting semi-final second leg. Atletico go into their ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid, Mallorca edge into Spanish cup quarters


January 15th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 15 (DPA) Atletico Madrid and Mallorca dramatically edged their way into the quarter-finals of the Spanish King's Cup, pushing aside second-division opponents Recreativo Huelva and Rayo Vallecano. Atletico delighted their long-suffering ... Read more...

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Maradona is an inspiration for all players, says Messi


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Diego Maradona received a lot of flak as Argentina struggled to qualify for the World Cup, but his most prominent striker Lionel Messi feels the legend gives ... Read more...

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Valencia third after dramatic late win in Bilbao


December 7th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 7 (DPA) Valencia moved up to third in the Spanish Liga late Sunday with a dramatic 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao. A colourless first half in old San Mames was followed ... Read more...

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Consternation in Spain at death of Espanyol captain Jarque


August 9th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 9 (DPA) Spanish football was in a state of consternation Sunday after the tragic death of Espanyol captain Daniel Jarque. Jarque, 26, died Saturday evening of a heart attack in ... Read more...

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Real Madrid annoyed at Huntelaar turning down Stuttgart


July 23rd, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 23 (DPA) Real Madrid are clearly annoyed at unwanted striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar finally turning down a lucrative offer from VfB Stuttgart. After more than two weeks of ardous negotiations, ... Read more...

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Real Madrid keep hopes alive in Spanish League


April 19th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 19 (DPA) - Real Madrid kept up the pressure on Spanish leaders Barcelona with a 1-0 win away to lowly Recreativo Huelva. The tight win Saturday leaves in-form Real six ... Read more...

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Sevilla stay third; Malaga, Deportivo move up to fifth


March 9th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 9 (DPA) A 2-1 home win over Almeria kept Sevilla in third place in the Spanish Liga. On Sunday Evergreen veteran Frederic Kanoute shot Sevilla ahead after just five minutes, then ... Read more...

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St. Petersburg to clash with Rangers in UEFA Cup final (Roundup)


May 2nd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA St. Petersburg, May 2 (DPA/Xinhua) Zenit St. Petersburg crushed favourites Bayern Munich 4-0 to reach the final of the UEFA Cup football on a 5-1 aggregate. In the final in Manchester May ... Read more...

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Results and standings of Spanish football


April 28th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, April 28(DPA) Following are the results and standings in the Spanish La Liga after the matches played Sunday. The standings have been tabulated under played, won, drawn, lost, played for, against ... Read more...

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Koeman sacked in Valencia’s “night of the long knives”


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, April 22 (DPA) Five days after winning the domestic cup, a football team should still be celebrating their triumph, basking in the warm memories - and looking forward to a bright ... Read more...

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Toni and Bayern break Spanish hearts in epic encounter


April 11th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, April 11 (DPA) Bayern Munich twice came back from the dead against Getafe in an astonishing UEFA Cup quarterfinal tie that saw the Bundesliga leaders pull out all the stops to ... Read more...

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Real Madrid well poised to claim Liga title


April 7th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, April 7 (DPA) Real Madrid are well placed to claim their 31st Spanish Primera Liga title after Barcelona and Villarreal both missed the chance to gain ground. Barca were held to ... Read more...

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Real Madrid aim to maintain big lead over Villarreal, Barca


April 4th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
(Spanish League Preview) DPA Madrid, April 4 (DPA) Real Madrid aim to stay well ahead of Villarreal and Barcelona atop the Spanish football league by winning away to midtable Mallorca Saturday. Real enjoy a ... Read more...

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Results and standings of Spanish Liga


March 31st, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, March 31 (DPA) The following are the results and standings of the Spanish Primera Liga. The standings have been tabulated under matches played, won, draw, loss, goals for, against and points. ... Read more...

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