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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Spanish Football

All time
# Coming Soon
La Liga season confirmed for June restart with 2020-2021 campaign set for September
The Spanish Sports Council confirmed the news on Friday.
# Test your knowledge
Quiz: Can you name these La Liga footballers of the past?
How well do you know the Spanish top flight?
# Put on hold
La Liga announces indefinite suspension of the game
Spanish football was initially postponed for two weeks on 12 March.
# Shock
10-man Madrid stunned by Mallorca as Zidane's men suffer first league defeat of the season
Real Madrid had Alvaro Odriozola sent off in the second half during their 1-0 defeat.
# Spanish Football
Messi on target to ensure frantic week ends in comfortable Barca win
Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suarez also scored in a comfortable win over Eibar.
# Sweeper Keeper
Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen delivers 60-yard assist for Suarez as champions see off Getafe
Goals from Luis Suarez and Junior Firpo saw Barcelona secure a 2-0 win.
# babysitter
Real Madrid legend had to ‘babysit’ Beckham and McManaman at Santiago Bernabeu
Michel Salgado has revealed the role he to adopted when the two England internationals arrived in Madrid.
# Settled
'I am a Madridista' - Ramos confirms he's staying put, intends to retire at Real Madrid
The defender was expected to move on from the Bernabeu this summer after 14 years at the club, but has announced he is staying in the Spanish capital.
# Detained
Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation
Police have confirmed an operation to clamp down on corruption in Spain’s top two divisions is underway.
# Time to say goodbye
'Thanks for everything, from the bottom of my heart': Griezmann confirms Atletico departure
The 28-year-old thanked supporters on Tuesday in a video confirming his departure at the end of this season.
# Spanish Football
Sevilla manager confirms he is suffering from leukemia but vows to continue in charge
Joaquin Caparros was speaking after Sevilla’s 2-0 victory over Real Valladolid on Sunday.
# Spanish Football
Bale on target as Zidane's second coming starts with victory
Isco was also on the mark as Real Madrid eased to a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo.
# Barca
Messi scores panenka penalty against Lyon as Barcelona book quarter-final spot
The La Liga champions ensured their place in the last eight thanks to a late rally against Lyon.
# Upset
Sergio Ramos sent off as Real Madrid horror-show rocks title hopes with shock Girona defeat
The Blancos’ seven-game unbeaten run came to an end after an abysmal performance as Ramos saw red.
# the goat
Messi nets 30th goal of the season as Barcelona maintain seven point lead in La Liga
Ernesto Valverde’s men maintained their lead over Atletico Madrid on Saturday against Real Valladolid.
# El Clasico
Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final
Friday’s draw means there will be back-to-back Clasicos between the bitter rivals.
# Spanish Football
Barcelona in Copa del Rey trouble over 'ineligible player' complaint
The inclusion of youngster Chumi in Barca’s first leg defeat could jeopardise their future in the competition.
# Spanish Football
Santi comes late as Cazorla double sees Real Madrid drop more points
The former Arsenal forward struck late to help relegation-threatened Villarreal to a point.
# Scrappy Win
Vinicius makes the difference as Real Madrid produce late show
Vinicius Junior forced a late own goal before Sergio Ramos converted from the spot to give Madrid a battling win over Real Valladolid.
# Dispute
Inter to sue La Liga boss over Modric comments
In a media rant Tebas criticised clubs such as Inter, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City.
# Holding Steady
Marco Asensio stunner sees Madrid roll over Las Palmas to calm crisis talk
Real Madrid beat Las Palmas to close the gap on Barcelona to eight points.
# Spanish Football
Ceballos marks full debut with match-winning double as Real bounce back from shock defeat
Earlier, Diego Costa was an interested spectator as Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into second.
# Spanish Football
Bale strikes in vital Madrid win at Sociedad
The Welsh star responded to his critics in style.
# Controversy
Suspended Spanish football president resigns as vice president of Fifa and Uefa amid corruption investigation
Angel Maria Villar had been head of the Spanish football federation for almost three decades before he was suspended following his arrest last Tuesday.
# Investigation
Head of Spanish football arrested on corruption charges
Angel Maria Villar, who is also vice president of Fifa and Uefa, has been detained along with his son as part of a police probe.
# hit me bebe
Manchester United flop scores another stunner as Spanish resurgence continues
Bebe has found quite a bit of form since joining Rayo Vallecano.
# Blaugrana
Rare Pique goal and stunning Messi free-kick hands Barca victory over battling Sevilla
The visitors had given La Liga’s leaders a scare at the Nou Camp.
Valencia late show can't end Neville's winless run
And Negredo scored a worldy.
# Golazos
La Liga returns to our screens this weekend and here's 10 reasons why we can't wait
Spanish football is back.
# Revista De la liga
'There's always some Irish guy to remind me of the goal. What can I say? It had to be done'
We spoke to Gaizka Mendieta about knocking Ireland out of the World Cup and all things Spanish football this week.
# halted
Real Madrid's iconic Bernabeu stadium will not be changing its name anytime soon
The proposals for revamping the venue were revealed in January of last year but the €400 million project is now in jeopardy.
# Thriller
Neymar's double sinks Atletico as Barcelona progress to Copa del Rey semi-finals
Diego Simeone’s side led inside the first minute but the Catalans rallied in what was an absorbing contest.
# boot-gate
WTF? Atletico's Arda Turan throws his boot at the linesman...and gets a booking!
Tonight’s clash with Barcelona has pretty much had everything.
# Interview
Graham Hunter: 'The only way a move can happen is if Lionel Messi says 'I want to leave''
The Spanish football expert believes no club can afford the Argentine’s buy-out clause.
# The Moyesiah
David Moyes is sent to the stands, climbs to his seat and then eats some crisps with fans
His Real Sociedad side were in Spanish Cup action against Villarreal earlier tonight.
# connecting
Agent uses Linkedin to find 'playmakers like Xavi or Kroos'
Richie O’dare is seeking a couple of players for a Spanish 3rd division side.
# Shock
David Moyes masterminds an unlikely Real Sociedad win over Barcelona
Jordi Alba’s second-minute own goal proved the difference between the sides.
# new dawn
Barcelona appoint Luis Enrique as new coach
The move to go for someone who has plenty of playing and coaching experience at the club comes as little surprise.
# Reign in Spain
What's going on in the La Liga title race this weekend?
Atletico Madrid look to extend their lead as Real Madrid get the weekend off.
# Spanish Football
What’s going on in the La Liga title race this weekend?
Spain’s top three return to domestic action after their Champions League quarter-final first legs.