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Questions to answer as Barcelona entertain Valencia


September 1st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova faces another tough test as his side entertains Valencia in the Spanish La Liga football Sunday.Wednesday's 1-2 defeat to Real Madrid ... 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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Celta return to Spanish La Liga after 5 years


June 4th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 4 (IANS) Celta Vigo joined near neighbours Deportivo la Coruna in being promoted to Spain's La Liga after a gap of five years.Celta's 0-0 draw at home to ... Read more...

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Deportivo return to Spanish top flight


May 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 28 (IANS) Deportivo la Coruna sealed their return to the Spanish La Liga from the second division following a 2-1 victory at home against Huesca.Goals from Riki and ... 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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Betis to tour China for first time


May 8th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 8 (IANS) Spanish La Liga football club Betis will tour China for the first time this summer. Club President Miguel Guillen explained that the club's first trip to ... Read more...

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Real Madrid on brink of La Liga title


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 30 (IANS) Real Madrid will have to wait till Wednesday night to be crowned champions of Spanish La Liga after both Madrid and FC Barcelona won their respective ... Read more...

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Guardiola congratulates Madrid for Camp Nou win


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola congratulated Real Madrid after his team lost 1-2 in the Camp Nou Stadium thanks to goals from Sami Khedira and Cristiano ... 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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Malaga third with win over Racing in La Liga


April 10th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 10 (IANS) Malaga moved into third place in the Spanish La Liga after a routine 3-0 victory at home against Racing Santander.The result was rarely in doubt ... Read more...

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Messi becomes Barcelona’s all-time leading scorer


March 21st, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 21 (IANS) Star footballer Lionel Messi made history Tuesday night as he became the top scorer in the history of FC Barcelona with a hat-trick in his side's ... 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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Sevilla president hits out at players


March 14th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 14 (IANS) Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido has lashed out some of his players for the club's poor run in the Spanish La Liga football.Sevilla are currently ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s assistant coach lauds Higuain after his double strike


March 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 5 (IANS) Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka Monday praised striker Gonzalo Higuain following his double strike against Espanyol in a Spanish La Liga football match.Higuain's two goals ... 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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No individual goals, focussed on winning La Liga: Mourinho


February 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 26 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho said his side is not obsessed with individual records and is focusing only on winning the Spanish La Liga football title.Mourinho ... 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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Mourinho insists Madrid not La Liga Champions yet


February 13th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 13 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho Monday refused to accept that his side were the Spanish La Liga champions elect following their 4-2 home win over Levante.The ... Read more...

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Real Madrid beat Levante, clear toppers on La Liga chart


February 13th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 13 (IANS) Real Madrid has moved 10 points clear of FC Barcelona at the top of the Spanish La Liga football standings, thanks to a 4-2 home win ... Read more...

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League title all but lost: Barca coach Guardiola


February 12th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 12 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola admitted Sunday that his side had all but lost its chances of winning the Spanish La Liga football title following ... Read more...

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Loss to Osasuna impacts Barcelona’s title chances


February 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 12 (IANS) The chances of FC Barcelona defending their Spanish La Liga football title took a major blow after they were stunned 2-3 by a spirited Osasuna, ... 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 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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Villarreal beat Sporting Gijon, climb out of bottom three


January 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 24 (IANS) Villarreal climbed out of the bottom three of the Spanish La Liga football with a 3-0 win over Sporting Gijon.The win lifted Villarreal over Sporting in ... Read more...

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Granada sack coach Fabri


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 23 (IANS) Spanish La Liga football club Granada has sacked coach Francisco Gonzalez 'Fabri'.The man who led Granada to promotion to the top flight of Spanish football for ... Read more...

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Real Madrid, Barcelona win easy in La Liga


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 23 (IANS) Real Madrid retained their five point lead at the top of the Spanish La Liga football with a 4-1 home win over Athletic Club Bilbao. Barcelona ... Read more...

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Puyol says Liga still not lost for Barcelona


January 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 11 (IANS) Barcelona captain Carlos Puyol believes that his side have in no way given up on their chances of retaining the Spanish La Liga title.Barcelona may have ... Read more...

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Guardiola FIFA Coach of the Year


January 10th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Jan 10 (IANS) Spanish soccer giants Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola was named FIFA Coach of the Year for 2011.The 40-year-old Spaniard led Barcelona to five trophies in 2011, including ... Read more...

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Barcelona take on Espanyol in city derby


January 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 7 (IANS) FC Barcelona face one of the most difficult games of the Spanish La Liga football season when they take on city rivals Espanyol Sunday night.Newly ... Read more...

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Real Madrid aim to leave X-mas hangover behind


January 7th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 7 (IANS) Real Madrid could open up a six point lead in the Spanish La Liga football standings over title rivals FC Barcelona with a win over Granada.Jose ... Read more...

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Pinto extends Barca contract until 2013 season


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 3 (IANS) Spanish giants Barcelona have announced an agreement to extend the contract of goalkeeper Manuel Pinto till the 2013 season.The 36-year-old former Celta Vigo goalkeeper joined Barca ... Read more...

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Real Madrid players back from Christmas vacation


December 30th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 30 (IANS) Spanish La Liga leaders Real Madrid are back in training after an eight-day Christmas break.Real said in a statement that Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo and the ... Read more...

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