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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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Liga’s penultimate round about survival and qualifying


May 4th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 4 (IANS) With the outcome of the BBVA Primera Liga football title resolved with Real Madrid crowned champions Wednesday night, the coming weekend's penultimate round of games in ... 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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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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Barcelona win easy in La Liga, Real maintain 10-point lead


February 20th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 20 (IANS) Real Madrid maintained their 10-point lead over FC Barcelona after the 23rd round Spanish La Liga football Sunday when Catalan giants defeated Valencia.Real Madrid cruised ... Read more...

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Easy win for Real Madrid against 10-man Racing


February 19th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 19 (IANS) Real Madrid opened up a 13 point lead over FC Barcelona at the top of Spanish La Liga football thanks to a comfortable 4-0 win at ... Read more...

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Rumours over his future irritate Mourinho


February 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 12 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho hs showed his irritation at rumours over his future with the football club.Sources both in Spain and in England are ... 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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Sevilla sack coach Marcelino


February 7th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 7 (IANS) Spanish La Liga football club Sevilla has sacked coach Marcelino Garcia after the team's poor run which has seen them slip from contenders for a place ... 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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Copa return leg matches may see some surprises


January 10th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 10 (IANS) The hectic Spanish football season will continue with the 16 return leg matches of the Copa del Rey to be played this week. Although FC Barcelona, ... Read more...

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Atletico confirm coach Manzano’s sacking


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 23 (IANS) Gregorio Manzano was sacked as coach of Spanish La Liga side Atletico Madrid after a series of poor results, the club confirmed.Manzano becomes the fourth coach ... Read more...

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Villarreal sack coach Garrido after Cup humiliation


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 22 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga football club Villarreal have sacked coach Juan Carlos Garrido following a poor start to the season.Garrido, who was the former coach of Villarreal's ... Read more...

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Real Madrid to face Sevilla in Spain’s Primera Liga


December 15th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 15 (IANS) Real Madrid will be the centre of attraction this weekend when they visit fifth-placed Sevilla in the Spanish Primera Liga with FC Barcelona in Japan contesting ... Read more...

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Levante consolidate fourth place in La Liga


November 28th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 28 (IANS) Levante consolidated their fourth position in the Spanish La Liga football routing lowly Sporting Gijon 4-0.Ivorian striker Arouna Kone scored a brace for Levante, while veterans ... Read more...

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Real Madrid top La Liga as Barcelona held


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 23 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid won 4-0 away to Malaga to go atop the the Spanish football La Liga while Barcelona were ... Read more...

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Guardiola refuses to blame Spain for Pique’s injury


October 16th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guaridola has refused to blame Spain's national football squad for defender Gerard Pique's muscle injury that sidelined him for the next two ... Read more...

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Another injury setback for Barca as Fabregas tears a muscle


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 2 (IANS) FC Barcelona have suffered another injury setback with midfielder Cesc Fabregas ruled out of for three weeks due to a muscle injury in his ... Read more...

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Valencia hold Barcelona to 2-2 draw


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 22 (IANS) Valencia and reigning champions FC Barcelona produced 90 minutes of thrilling football in a drawn Spanish League match at the Mestalla Stadium Wednesday.Barcelona were able to ... Read more...

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Villarreal back to winning ways in Primera Liga


September 21st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Villarreal returned to winning ways against Mallorca in the Spanish Premier League football here Tuesday.Giuseppe Rossi's goal after seven minutes and Nilmar's early shot in the ... 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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Sunil Chettri in talks with Racing de Santander


February 11th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), Feb 11 (IANS) After a brief stint with Major League Soccer (MLS) club Kansas City, India striker Sunil Chettri is now looking for a foothold in Spain's La Liga. Chettri, ... Read more...

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Indian businessman Ali Syed to buy La Liga club


January 21st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian businessman Ahsan Ali Syed is close to buying Spanish football club Racing Santander for a reported 30-40 million euros.The deal between Ali Syed and the La Liga ... Read more...

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Real Madrid interested in Germany’s Khedira, reports


July 7th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 7 (DPA) Spanish giants Real Madrid are interested in Germany midfielder Sami Khedira, according to sports daily AS Wednesday. Khedira, 23, has had an outstanding World Cup football as a ... Read more...

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Barcelona win in Seville delights Catalan media


May 9th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 9 (DPA) The Catalan media could hardly contain their joy on Sunday after Barcelona's 3-2 win away against fourth-placed Sevilla all but assured them of another league title. The dramatic Saturday ... 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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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 thrash Santander in Spanish cup semi-final


February 5th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 5 (DPA) Atletico Madrid virtually booked their tickets for the Spanish King's Cup final Thursday by thrashing Racing Santander 4-0 in a one-sided semi-final first leg. Santander, who have never reached ... Read more...

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Sevilla well-placed to reach final after beating Getafe


February 4th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 4 (DPA) Sevilla are well placed to reach the final of the Spanish King's Cup after beating Getafe 2-0, in a one- sided semi-final first leg. Luis Fabiano headed Sevilla ... Read more...

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Sevilla, Getafe poised to reach Spanish cup semi-finals


January 21st, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 21 (DPA) Sevilla and Getafe are poised to reach the semifinals of the Spanish King's Cup after winning quarter-final first legs Wednesday at Deportivo Coruna and Mallorca, respectively. Sevilla thrashed Deportivo ... 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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Valencia battle out draw in la Coruna and stay fourth


December 21st, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 21 (DPA) Valencia managed to battle out a 0-0 draw away to luckless Deportivo Coruna, a result which keeps "Los Ches" in fourth place in La Liga. Deportivo would have snatched ... 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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Deportivo next target for rampant Barcelona


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 3 (DPA) The next team in the gunsights of rampant Barcelona is Deportivo La Coruna in the Spanish Primera Liga. Barca will go to Riazor Saturday in their best form of ... Read more...

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Barcelona’s draw in Bilbao leaves Real Madrid top


November 22nd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 22 (DPA) European champions Barcelona were held to a disappointing 1-1 draw away to Athletic Bilbao, a result which leaves Real Madrid top of the Spanish Liga. Earlier Saturday, Real had ... Read more...

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