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Villar re-elected unopposed for eighth RFEF term

Villar re-elected unopposed for eighth RFEF term

Angel Maria Villar will continue as president of the Spanish FA after being re-elected unopposed to a post he first took up in 1988. 23 May 2017
Football's 25 worst waxworks: featuring Ronny, Rooney, Ozil and more

Football's 25 worst waxworks: featuring Ronny, Rooney, Ozil and more

Forget Cristiano's bizarre bust – everybody knows there's nothing in the world more terrifying than a human face sculpted in malleable plastic... 16 May 2017
10 of football's most embarrassing dives of all time

10 of football's most embarrassing dives of all time

Olympiakos's Karim Ansarifard was at it in the Greek Cup on yesterday morning with a woeful effort. Ben Wright collates the chucklesome tumbles so bad they're brilliant 28 Apr 2017
Casillas turns up heat on Barcelona ahead of Clasico

Casillas turns up heat on Barcelona ahead of Clasico

Sunday's match at Santiago Bernabeu is likely to damage Barcelona more than Real Madrid, according to Iker Casillas. 19 Apr 2017
Pique likes to cause a stir - Ramos

Pique likes to cause a stir - Ramos

Sergio Ramos has explained why he believes Gerard Pique enjoys provoking Real Madrid with his comments in the media. 15 Apr 2017
8 players who switched international allegiances – and a Premier League star who still could

8 players who switched international allegiances – and a Premier League star who still could

Tim Ellis picks out a handful of stars who chose to represent a country they weren't born in. 10 Apr 2017
Quiz! Can you name the five highest cap holders from the 15 best FIFA-ranked nations?

Quiz! Can you name the five highest cap holders from the 15 best FIFA-ranked nations?

See how many of these long-serving international heroes you can recall 30 Mar 2017
Explained! How the FIFA rankings are worked out

Explained! How the FIFA rankings are worked out

Stop getting your knickers in a twist you literally cant argue with mathematics. Heres how it works 29 Mar 2017
Pique labels Messi ban "an outrage"

Pique labels Messi ban "an outrage"

FIFA's decision to ban Lionel Messi for four Argentina matches is outrageous, according to Barcelona team-mate Gerard Pique. 29 Mar 2017
Lopetegui delighted as Spain beat 'one of the best' in France

Lopetegui delighted as Spain beat 'one of the best' in France

Julen Lopetegui praised Spain's attitude after they beat France and their "spectacular generation" at the Stade de France on Thursday. 29 Mar 2017
Deschamps welcomes 'evolution of football' with VAR

Deschamps welcomes 'evolution of football' with VAR

After seeing the Video Assistant Referee utilised in Spain's win over France, Didier Deschamps had no hard feelings and welcomed its use. 29 Mar 2017
France 0 Spain 2: Silva and Deulofeu seal win as video technology enjoys another successful trial

France 0 Spain 2: Silva and Deulofeu seal win as video technology enjoys another successful trial

Video technology was twice used to good effect as Spain defeated France 2-0 in a friendly match in Saint-Denis. 29 Mar 2017
Del Bosque urges Pique to continue Spain career

Del Bosque urges Pique to continue Spain career

Gerard Pique is set to retire from Spain duty after the 2018 World Cup, but Vicente del Bosque thinks he should reconsider his future. 29 Mar 2017
I'm in the middle of my career - Retirement far from Ramos' thoughts

I'm in the middle of my career - Retirement far from Ramos' thoughts

Spain will have to make do without Gerard Pique after the 2018 World Cup, but they can take solace in Sergio Ramos keeping himself available 28 Mar 2017
Efficient Giroud still a favourite for France boss Deschamps

Efficient Giroud still a favourite for France boss Deschamps

A clutch of exciting young talent coming into the France squad will not dissuade boss Didier Deschamps of Olivier Giroud's merits. 28 Mar 2017
Koke wanted inside track on Mbappe - Griezmann

Koke wanted inside track on Mbappe - Griezmann

Monaco's Kylian Mbappe is the talk of world football and Atletico Madrid star Koke was eager to find out more ahead of France versus Spain. 28 Mar 2017
Umtiti hopes to get one over Barcelona team-mates as France host Spain

Umtiti hopes to get one over Barcelona team-mates as France host Spain

France's match against Spain is "more than a friendly" according to Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti. 27 Mar 2017
Uncapped Laporte replaces injured Rami in France squad

Uncapped Laporte replaces injured Rami in France squad

Adil Rami has been ruled out of France's upcoming friendly against Spain due to injury, with Aymeric Laporte called up to replace him. 27 Mar 2017
Chelsea star Costa suffers injury scare in Spain training

Chelsea star Costa suffers injury scare in Spain training

Spain have informed Chelsea that their striker Diego Costa was forced out of national team training after hurting his ankle and foot. 27 Mar 2017
Costa calls for Benzema France return

Costa calls for Benzema France return

Diego Costa believes the France squad Spain will face on Tuesday is bursting with talent but would be improved by the exiled Karim Benzema. 27 Mar 2017
Costa finding his feet under Lopetegui for Spain

Costa finding his feet under Lopetegui for Spain

Diego Costa endured a controversial and troubled introduction into the Spain side but the Chelsea striker is thriving under Julen Lopetegui. 25 Mar 2017