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Spanish sides progress in Europa League


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Three Spanish clubs enjoyed good starts at the Europa League as reigning champions Atletico Madrid enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 win in Israel.Levante grabbed a 1-0 win ... Read more...

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UEFA embargo for Malaga and Atletico Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 12 (IANS) European soccer body UEFA has announced an embargo on Spanish clubs Atletico Madrid and Malaga while it investigates their debts towards employees, with other clubs and ... Read more...

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Atletico insists on need to change organisation of Spanish football


September 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's Director General, Miguel Angel Gil has launched another attack on the organisation of the Spanish football league.Atletico won the Europa League last season and ... Read more...

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Ronaldo predicts all-Spanish final


April 7th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 7 (IANS) Brazil's football legend Ronaldo has backed his former clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona to clash in this year's Champions League final in Munich.Real ... Read more...

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Three Spanish clubs eye Europa League semis


April 4th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) Three Spanish football sides are in Europa League action Thursday night as they look for a place in the semifinals of the competition.Athletic Club Bilbao are ... Read more...

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Three Spanish sides in Europa League action


March 28th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 28 (IANS) Three Spanish clubs are in Europa League football action Thursday as they aim to take a big step towards the semifinal of the competition.Atletico Madrid are ... Read more...

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More Spanish kids want to be professional footballers


February 16th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Spain's high unemployment rate has sparked a sharp rise in the number of children and adolescents setting their sights on a career in professional soccer, with ... Read more...

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Spanish clubs firm on fairer share of TV rights money


September 9th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 9 (IANS) Spanish soccer club Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido has said that a movement of clubs from the Primera Liga was unstoppable in its quest for ... Read more...

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Spanish clubs move to end domination of big two


September 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 7 (IANS) Spanish football club Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido has said he is meeting every club president in the Primera Liga, with the exception of those ... Read more...

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Messi to captain strong Argentina side in Kolkata


August 19th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Soccer superstar Lionel Messi will make his debut as full-time captain but striker Carlos Tevez has been omitted from a star-studded Argentina team that will take ... Read more...

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Spanish footballer collapses on field


October 25th, 2010 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) A chaotic scene was witnessed Sunday during a football match between Spanish clubs Salamanca and Real Betis, when Salamanca player Miguel Garcia passed out on the field.Garcia, 31, ... Read more...

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Man U to offer Rooney 40 million pound new deal


January 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.25 (ANI): Manchester United will offer 40 million pounds to striker Wayne Rooney (150,000-pounds-a-week) to fend off interest from Spanish clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona FC.Although Rooney still has two-and-a-half years ... Read more...

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Man U battle to save Ferdinand from Real Madrid, Barcelona swoop


September 5th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5 (ANI): Defender Rio Ferdinand is the new target for Barcelona and Real Madrid, making it difficult for Manchester United to hold him from shifting base.United is headed for ... Read more...

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Transfer claims by Spanish clubs are damaging football: Wenger


August 22nd, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.22 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that outrageous transfer claims by Spanish clubs are damaging football.A power struggle at Barcelona between president Joan Laporta and his former No ... Read more...

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Nani fears for Man U future


July 5th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Manchester United winger Nani wants boss Sir Alex Ferguson to give him assurances over his future - but he may not get them.The Portuguese international, 22, ... Read more...

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Aguirre to replace Eriksson as Mexico’s coach


April 4th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 4 (DPA) Mexican Javier Aguirre has been appointed Mexico's new football coach, replacing Swede Sven-Goran Eriksson. Aguirre - the former coach of Spanish clubs Osasuna and Atletico Madrid, among others ... Read more...

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Spanish club footballers suspected of cocaine trafficking


February 27th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 27 (DPA) Two football agents and three current or former players with Spanish clubs are being investigated on charges of cocaine trafficking, police said. Police detained 11 people in Madrid, Valencia ... Read more...

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Spanish football again attacked by ‘FIFA Virus’


September 13th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (DPA) Spanish football has been hit once again by the dreaded "FIFA Virus".This is the name given by the Spanish media to the problem of La Liga's most important ... Read more...

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Ivan Klasnic to leave Bremen for Nantes


July 9th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Nantes, July 9 (DPA) Croatia forward Ivan Klasnic is due to sign a four-year contract at French club Nantes in a free transfer from Germany's Werder Bremen. Nantes said Tuesday that Klasnic ... Read more...

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