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Mallorca end top of Primera Liga


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 2 (IANS) Real Mallorca moved to the top of the Primera Liga football on goal difference Saturday night, thanks to a 1-0 win at home to Real Sociedad.Victor ... Read more...

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Chicken pox forces San Jose out of Spanish Olympic squad


July 9th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 9 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao defender Mikel San Jose, has been forced to withdraw from the Spanish football squad for the London Olympics due to chicken pox.The central ... 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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Abreu quits Botafogo, signs with Figueirense


July 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Brazilian club Figueirense has confirmed the signing of veteran Uruguay international Loco Abreu.Abreu was released by Rio de Janeiro outfit Botafogo after telling the ... Read more...

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Alba, Mata and Martinez in Spain’s Olympic squad


July 4th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 4 (IANS) Luis Milla, coach of the Spanish football team for the London Olympic Games, has included members of Euro 2012 Jordi Alba, Juan Mata and Javi Martinez ... Read more...

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Botafogo chasing more big names after Seedorf deal


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 2 (IANS) Less than a day after signing former Dutch international Clarence Seedorf, Botafogo has revealed more big names could be on their way to the ... 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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China’s social networking site extends sponsorship deal with Villarreal


April 11th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Chinese social network site Renren extended its sponsorship deal with Spanish La Liga football club Villarreal.As per the sponsorship deal, Villareal will wear Renren's name on ... 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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Real Madrid face tough Osasuna test away


March 30th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 30 (IANS) Real Madrid face one of the most difficult games of the Spanish Primera Liga season when they travel to Pamplona Saturday to face an in-form Osasuna ... Read more...

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Real, Barca both claim victories at Primera Liga


March 25th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 25 (IANS) Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both won their matches in the Spanish Primera Liga to maintain the status quo at the top of the league table.Real ... Read more...

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Two game ban for Madrid defender Pepe


March 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 24 (IANS) The disciplinary committee of the Spanish Football Federation has decided to suspend Real Madrid defender Pepe for two matches.Pepe was shown a red card following his ... Read more...

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Real Madrid remain unfazed despite draw with Malaga


March 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 20 (IANS) Real Madrid feel their lead in the Spanish La Liga football is still secure despite dropping two surprise points in the Santiago Bernabeu Sunday night.Sunday's 1-1 ... Read more...

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Villarreal name Lotina as new coach


March 20th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 20 (IANS) Miguel Angel Lotina has been named the new coach of Spanish La Liga football side Villarreal after the Sunday night sacking of Jose Molina.Molina lost his ... Read more...

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Real Madrid blank Espanyol to keep lead in La Liga


March 5th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 5 (IANS) Real Madrid retained their 10 point lead at the top of the Spanish La Liga football with a comfortable 5-0 win at home against Espanyol.Espanyol have ... 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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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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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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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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Real defend lead, Barca try to catch up in La Liga


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 2 (IANS) Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are set to play their Spanish La Liga matches Saturday. Barca have to win their match if they are to a ... Read more...

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Not giving up Primera Liga title: Guardiiola


January 30th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 30 (IANS) Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola insists that the Spanish giants are not yet out of the race for the Primera Liga football title.Barcelona's barren draw away to ... Read more...

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Guardiola refuses to give up on La Liga title


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 29 (IANS) Barcelona football coach Pep Guardiola Sunday insisted his side is not yet out of the race for the BBVA Primera Liga title.Barcelona's 0-0 draw away to ... Read more...

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Real Madrid come from behind to win against Mallorca


January 15th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 15 (IANS) Real Madrid came back from a goal down away to Mallorca to win 2-1 and maintain their lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga.Mallorca ... Read more...

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Real Madrid look to extend the lead in Liga


January 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 12 (IANS) Real Madrid look to reach the halfway point of the Spanish football season this Saturday night by extending their lead at the top of the Spanish ... Read more...

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Barcelona-Real Madrid quarter-final clash likely


December 24th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 24 (IANS) The draw for the last 16 of the Spanish Copa del Rey knockout tournament has the possibility of the two biggest teams in Spain, FC Barcelona ... 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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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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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 extend La Liga lead


November 21st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 21 (IANS) Real Madrid remained three points clear of FC Barcelona at the top of the La Liga following a weekend in which the case for those complaining ... Read more...

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Barcelona beat Sporting Gijon to top Spanish League


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona went to the top of Spanish Football League standings Sunday night courtesy a 1-0 away win over Sporting Gijon.Defender Adriano Correira scored the only ... 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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Messi strikes thrice in Barcelona’s 8-0 rout of Osasuna


September 18th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 18 (IANS) FC Barcelona bounced back to form this Saturday with an 8-0 destruction of Osasuna in the Spanish Premier Football League.The Catalans controlled the match from ... Read more...

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Barcelona look to bounce back against Osasuna


September 16th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona aim to bounce back from a disappointing week and put any doubts behind them when they entertain Osasuna in a La Liga match ... Read more...

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Barcelona kick off Champions League defence against AC Milan


September 12th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 12 (IANS) FC Barcelona will make sweeping changes to their starting 11 for the visit of AC Milan to the Camp Nou Stadium in the UEFA Champions ... Read more...

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Guardiola wants Barca to learn from mistakes


September 11th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 11 (IANS) Barcelona FC coach Pep Guardiola wants his side to learn from the mistakes that saw them drop two points away to Real Sociedad Saturday night.Barcelona had ... Read more...

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