News(737 Results)

Spain’s Marchena sets mark with 50 unbeaten games

Posted Sunday, May 30, 2010 by YAHOO Sport62 hits

Spain defender Carlos Marchena has set a new record of 50 straight games without defeat in Spain’s 3-2 victory over Saudi Arabia in a World Cup warmup. Marchena overtook Brazil great Garrincha, who was unbeaten in 49 consecutive matches from 1955-66. Marchena is not a regular starter for the European champions and came on as a substitute for Sergio Ramos in the 61st minute Saturday. Spa...Full Story »

Spain 3-2 Saudi Arabia

Posted Sunday, May 30, 2010 by Goal.com268 hits

The Athletic Bilbao forward's late header handed the win to Del Bosque's sloppy side... An injury time winner from Fernando Llorente gave Spain a 3-2 win over a resolute Saudi Arabia side in this afternoon's World Cup warm-up match. Osama Hawsawi have given the Saudis a shock lead, but goals from David Villa and Xabi Alonso edged La Roja into the lead. Al Namre's freak goal brought the score...Full Story »

Torres returns to Spain training

Posted Friday, May 28, 2010 by teamtalk.com67 hits

Fernando Torres has taken another step towards recovering from injury by training with Spain's World Cup squad for the first time.. The Liverpool striker underwent knee surgery last month and was back in action on Thursday at Spain's training camp just outside Madrid. Torres had surgery on damaged cartilage in his right knee and his recovery is slightly ahead of schedule. The 26-year-old...Full Story »

Torres boost for Spain

Posted Friday, May 28, 2010 by PA67 hits

Fernando Torres handed Spain a lift on the eve of their departure for a World Cup training camp in Austria by working with the rest of the squad for the first time since knee surgery. The Liverpool striker went under the knife on April 18 to repair torn cartilage in his right knee and appears well on target to return inside the six-week rehabilitation period forecast by his doctors. The 26-yea...Full Story »

Torres aims for Spain opener

Posted Tuesday, May 25, 2010 by PA54 hits

Fernando Torres is optimistic about his chances of being fully fit for the start of Spain's World Cup campaign. The Liverpool striker underwent an operation on torn cartilage in his right knee in April but insists the recovery is going well and suggests he is on target to be available for Spain's opening match in South Africa, which is against Switzerland on June 16. Torres, who also underwent...Full Story »

Spain begin final preparations without Torres

Posted Tuesday, May 25, 2010 by AFP148 hits

European champions Spain trained without star striker Fernando Torres in their first group training session on Monday as they prepare for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ finals, which run from June 11 to July 11 in South Africa. Torres, who scored the winning goal when Spain won UEFA EURO 2008 against Germany, trained on his own as he continues his recovery from undergoing a second operation i...Full Story »

Venables backs Brazil and Spain

Posted Saturday, May 22, 2010 by PA78 hits

Former England and Barcelona manager Terry Venables believes Spain and Brazil are the favourites to lift the World Cup this summer. The Englishman, while believing his home country can be contenders in South Africa, admits that the experience of winning international tournaments will give the five-time winners and the reigning European champions the edge. He said: "Brazil know how to win these...Full Story »

Spanish Inquisition: Fabregas, Torres, Xavi, Iniesta - Are Spain’s Injuries Cause For Worry?

Posted Saturday, May 08, 2010 by Goal.com135 hits

Whether La Seleccion should begin to worry with so many star players falling to injury so soon before South Africa. The World Cup is just five short weeks away and the planet’s temperature is beginning to rise not only with the phenomenon of global climate change, but also with Football Fever. Commercials and advertising events are beginning to increase in frequency and K’NaanR...Full Story »

Brazil overtake Spain to top Fifa world rankings

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2010 by The Independent127 hits

Brazil have replaced Spain at the top of the world rankings in the latest FIFA list released today. The Selecao's rise up the order brings an end to Spain's five-month stint at the summit, with the European champions shuffled back into second place. Other moves inside the top 10 see Argentina rise two places to seventh, while Portugal are up to third - their highest ever position since the l...Full Story »

Spain are the danger in World Cup, says Fabio Capello

Posted Tuesday, March 30, 2010 by theguardian.com101 hits

Fabio Capello fears the threat of the European champions this summer. Fabio Capello has pinpointed Spain's strengths ahead of the World Cup, believing their confidence makes them hard to beat. The European champions are the bookmakers' favourites to win this summer's competition in South Africa and Capello can understand why they are highly fancied. He explained in an exclusive interview wit...Full Story »

Spanish Inquisition: Pedro, Guti, Canales - Who Will Make Spain's World Cup Squad?

Posted Friday, March 19, 2010 by Goal.com163 hits

The anticipation for the 2010 World Cup will grow exponentially as the days till the big kick off on June 11 fall from the calendar. Coaches are making their final preparations, and are narrowing their shortlist of individuals who can make a late break for the final selections. In the case of Vicente del Bosque and Spain, the majority of his 23-man squad can rest easy knowing their place is sec...Full Story »

Spanish Media Strike Puts Broadcast Of France-Spain Match At Risk

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport71 hits

A strike by a labour union for Spanish media conglomerate RTVE has put the broadcast of Spain's friendly match against France in Paris at risk as Spaniards across the Iberian Peninsula could be unable to watch their team take on Les Bleus in a duel of world football heavyweights. As reported by Marca, at the moment there is no agreement between the two sides, even for a provisional broadcast of...Full Story »

Africans In Spain: Victor Obinna Fires Malaga To Victor

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2010 by Goal.com104 hits

Malaga striker Victor Obinna proved the hero for the Andalusian outfit as he scored the winner in their 2-1 win over Espanyol at La Rosaleda with a strike 15 minutes from time. The Nigerian forward was a first half substitute and scored for the second game in a row to ensure Malaga have now taken 10 of a possible 12 points as they push themselves above the Blanc i Blau in the Primera Liga table....Full Story »

World Cup 2010: Sevilla Winger Jesus Navas Eager To Return To Spain Squad

Posted Saturday, February 20, 2010 by Goal.com294 hits

The 24-year-old knows performances at club level will provide him with the chance... Sevilla winger Jesus Navas has revealed that he is itching to return to the Spain national squad. After apparently overcoming anxiety problems Navas made his debut for La Furia Roja last November in a 2-1 friendly win over Argentina and since won a second cap and now the 24-year-old is hoping to add to that,...Full Story »

Spain set to reintroduce La Liga matches on Mondays

Posted Wednesday, January 27, 2010 by YAHOO Sport55 hits

MADRID, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) and the professional soccer league (LFP) have agreed to reintroduce La Liga matches on Mondays from next month. If clubs give the go-ahead, top-flight matches could take place on Mondays from Feb. 8, the RFEF said on its website ( “It’s clear this move was needed to extend the range of what is offered on t...Full Story »

Spain extends coach Del Bosque contract thru 2012

Posted Wednesday, December 23, 2009 by AP81 hits

MADRID (AP)—The Spanish football federation says Vicente del Bosque will coach Spain through 2012 after agreeing to a two-year contract extension. Federation president Angel Villar says Del Bosque’s extension was a unanimous decision after the 59-year-old Spaniard clinched the team’s spot in next year’s World Cup. Del Bosque replaced Luis Aragones after Spain’s Eu...Full Story »

Barcelona, Real Madrid both win in Spain

Posted Sunday, December 13, 2009 by AP146 hits

MADRID (AP)—Real Madrid edged Valencia 3-2 to stay with Spanish leader Barcelona, which marked its last domestic game of 2009 with a 1-0 win over crosstown rival Espanyol on Saturday. Ezequiel Garay headed Xabi Alonso’s long free kick sharply into goal in the 83rd minute for Madrid’s winner that came only three minutes after Joaquin Sanchez equalized for Valencia for the secon...Full Story »

« Previous12...34353637Next »

Attention: Third parties may advertise their products and/or services on our website.7M does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of their contents.
Your dealings with such third parties are solely between you and such third parties and we shall not be liable in any way for any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you.