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Russia name Capello as new national coach


July 16th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Former England coach Fabio Capello came out the eventual choice of the Russian Football Union (RFU) Monday to lead the country's national men's football team."Today ... Read more...

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Zaragoza extends contract with coach Manolo Jimenez


June 5th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 5 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga football club Zaragoza have extended the contract of coach Manolo Jimenez for three seasons.Jimenez's new contract comes as a reward for the incredible ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid sign Turkish international


May 30th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 30 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga outfit Atletico Madrid confirmed their second signing for the 2012-2013 season. The Europa League winners have signed Turkish international midfielder Emre Belozoglu on ... Read more...

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Sevilla unveil goalkeeper Diego Lopez


May 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 28 (IANS) Sevilla presented former Villarreal goalkeeper Diego Lopez as a new signing for the 2012-2013 season Monday.Lopez is one of the first players to leave Villarreal following ... Read more...

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Real Madrid one win away from La Liga title


May 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 1 (IANS) Real Madrid will be crowned the champions of the Spanish Primera Liga Wednesday night if they are able to win away against Athletic Club Bilbao.A win ... 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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Xavi, Pique to miss Barca’s Liga game at Rayo


April 29th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 29 (IANS) Injured Xavi Hernandez and Gerard Pique will miss Barcelona's Spanish Primera Liga football match Sunday night at Rayo Vallecano.Midfielder Xavi is sidelined for around two weeks ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s lead shrinks to four points


April 9th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 9 (IANS) Real Madrid's lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga was reduced to just four points following a 0-0 draw with third placed Valencia.Madrid were ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face tough match against Valencia


April 7th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 7 (IANS) Real Madrid face what on paper at least looks like one of their toughest tests between now and the end of the season when they entertain ... Read more...

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Barcelona play Zaragoza away from home


April 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 6 (IANS) FC Barcelona look to reducing the gap to within three points of Real Madrid when they go away to play Zaragoza Saturday in the Spanish ... Read more...

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Coach Mendilibar renews contract with Osasuna


March 31st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 31 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga football outfit, Osasuna, have extended the contract of coach Jose Luis Mendilibar for a another year, the club confirmed.The former Valladolid and Athletic ... Read more...

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Valencia torn between domestic and European aims


March 28th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 28 (IANS) Valencia coach Unai Emery admits that he is torn between the need to try and secure third place for his side in the Spanish Primera Liga ... 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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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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Villarreal sacks coach Molina


March 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 19 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga side Villarreal Monday sacked coach Jose Molina, the club confirmed.Molina lost his job as a direct result of Villarreal's 0-1 defeat away to ... Read more...

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Real to face Malaga in Primera Liga


March 17th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 17 (IANS) Real Madrid strikers Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain will look to reach a century of goals when they play host to Malaga Sunday in the Spanish ... Read more...

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More good news for Athletic as Llorente nears new deal


March 17th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 17 (IANS) Days after Athletic Club Bilbao knocked English champions Manchester United out of the Europa League, striker Fernando Llorente gave his club's supporters yet another reason to ... Read more...

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No Messi as Barca take on Sporting Gijon


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona will be without top scorer and star player, Lionel Messi for their home match against Sporting Gijon in the Spanish Primera Liga.Messi is suspended ... 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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Clemente takes over as Sporting Gijon coach


February 14th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 14 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga side Sporting Gijon confirmed the appointment of former Spanish coach Javier Clemente as the new manager of the club.Clemente replaces Manuel Preciado, who ... 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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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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Barcelona squad at limit for Malaga trip


January 20th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 20 (IANS) Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola has been caught in two minds whether to rest key players or not for their visit to Malaga Sunday, keeping in mind ... Read more...

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Espanyol take narrow quarterfinal lead against Mirandes


January 18th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 18 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga side Espanyol scored three goals in the last five minutes to take a slender one-goal advantage in their first-leg quarterfinal Copa del Rey ... Read more...

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Real Madrid and Barca set for eighth ‘Clasico’ in 9 months


January 17th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 17 (IANS) All of Spain will be glued to their seats as Real Madrid and Barcelona play each other in the first leg of their Copa del Rey ... 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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Sporting lands Colunga on loan


January 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 14 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga side Sporting Gijon have landed Getafe striker Adrian Colunga on loan until the end of the season.Colunga arrives to give more firepower to ... Read more...

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Barcelona’s Xavi named best playmaker in the world


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 3 (IANS) Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez was Tuesday named as the best playmaker in the world by the International Federation for Football History and Statistics (IFFHS).It is the ... 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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Sevilla president given seven-and-half year jail term


December 19th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 19 (IANS) The President of Spanish Primera Liga club, Sevilla Jose Maria del Nido was sentenced to seven and a half years in jail for corruption here Monday.Nido ... Read more...

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Mourinho surprised over easy win in Sevilla


December 18th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 18 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has expressed his surprise at the ease of his side's victory in Sevilla.Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid won ... 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 stay second, Valencia move up to fourth


April 13th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 13 (DPA) Real Madrid kept up their successful run in the Spanish Primera Liga with a dull 2-0 home win over Valladolid, thanks to goals from Raul and Arjen Robben. Juande ... Read more...

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Barcelona keen to keep goals flowing in Almeria


March 13th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 13 (DPA) Barcelona will be trying to keep the goals flowing Sunday in the Spanish Primera Liga against unpredictable Almeria. Barca recovered their stupendous early season form Wednesday by thrashing hapless ... Read more...

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Real Madrid alone in second place; Sevilla, Valencia beaten


January 26th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 26 (DPA) Real Madrid are now alone in second place in the Spanish Primera Liga after beating Deportivo Coruna 1-0 at home.The tight win Sunday, coupled with Sevilla's 0-2 defeat ... Read more...

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