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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Spanish Football

This year
FIFA bans Rubiales for three years for kissing Spanish player after 2023 World Cup final
Luis Rubiales announced he will be appealing the ban from FIFA.
Judge imposes restraining order on ex-Spanish football chief Rubiales over World Cup kiss
Rubiales also denied any coercion at the hearing today.
All time
La Liga season confirmed for June restart with 2020-2021 campaign set for September
The Spanish Sports Council confirmed the news on Friday.
Quiz: Can you name these La Liga footballers of the past?
How well do you know the Spanish top flight?
La Liga announces indefinite suspension of the game
Spanish football was initially postponed for two weeks on 12 March.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bale strikes in vital Madrid win at Sociedad
The Welsh star responded to his critics in style.
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.
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.
Manchester United flop scores another stunner as Spanish resurgence continues
Bebe has found quite a bit of form since joining Rayo Vallecano.
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.
La Liga returns to our screens this weekend and here's 10 reasons why we can't wait
Spanish football is back.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David Moyes masterminds an unlikely Real Sociedad win over Barcelona
Jordi Alba’s second-minute own goal proved the difference between the sides.
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.