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La Liga Wrap: Barcelona, Celta Vigo, Granada all secure victories

La Liga Wrap: Barcelona, Celta Vigo, Granada all secure victories

Barcelona extended their winning run at the start of the season to 10 games by beating fierce rivals Real Madrid 2-1 at Camp Nou. 27 Oct 2013
Simeone: 'Adverse goal' ended Atletico run

Simeone: 'Adverse goal' ended Atletico run

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has urged his team to move on from their 1-0 loss to Espanyol on Saturday. 20 Oct 2013
Martino maintains calm after Barca's first slip-up

Martino maintains calm after Barca's first slip-up

BARCELONA coach Gerardo Martino said he is staying calm despite seeing his team drop points for the first time this season on Saturday. 20 Oct 2013
Ancelotti: We have to improve

Ancelotti: We have to improve

CARLO Ancelotti has warned his Real Madrid squad they must improve is they are going to challenge Barcelona for the Liga title. 20 Oct 2013
Osasuna will be aggressive, says Martino

Osasuna will be aggressive, says Martino

BARCELONA coach Gerardo Martino said he expects Osasuna to press and attack his side when they meet on Saturday. 19 Oct 2013
Costa urged to ignore international concerns

Costa urged to ignore international concerns

ATLETICO Madrid coach Diego Simeone has urged striker Diego Costa to forget about the international issues surrounding him. 19 Oct 2013
Casillas reveals, I could leave Real

Casillas reveals, I could leave Real

REAL Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has admitted he is considering his future at the club after falling down the pecking order at the Bernabeu. 18 Oct 2013
Michu reveals Del Bosque gratitude

Michu reveals Del Bosque gratitude

MICHU has thanked Spain coach Vicente del Bosque for placing faith in him after making his international debut against Belarus on Friday. 12 Oct 2013
Spain 'struggled' against Belarus says Del Bosque

Spain 'struggled' against Belarus says Del Bosque

SPAIN coach Vicente Del Bosque conceded his team 'struggled' and 'weren't comfortable' in their 2-1 win over Belarus. 12 Oct 2013
Del Bosque reveals Michu snub regret

Del Bosque reveals Michu snub regret

SPAIN coach Vicente del Bosque has hinted that he regrets not handing Swansea City striker Michu his first international call-up sooner. 11 Oct 2013
Spain confident Belarus clash will go ahead

Spain confident Belarus clash will go ahead

SPAIN have moved to allay fears that Friday's game with Belarus could be in doubt following a generator explosion at the Iberostar Stadium. 11 Oct 2013
Iniesta: Costa is 'virtually unbeatable'

Iniesta: Costa is 'virtually unbeatable'

Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta would be delighted if Diego Costa is allowed to join the squad, claiming he is "virtually unbeatable". 10 Oct 2013
Tebas highlights La Liga match-fixing problem

Tebas highlights La Liga match-fixing problem

LA LIGA president Javier Tebas believes attempted match-fixing will remain a serious problem in Spain's top two divisions this season. 10 Oct 2013
Hernandez thrilled for Michu

Hernandez thrilled for Michu

PABLO Hernandez feels his Swansea City team-mate and compatriot Michu's call-up to the Spain squad was well deserved. 9 Oct 2013
Michu earns maiden Spain call-up

Michu earns maiden Spain call-up

SWANSEA forward Michu has received his first international call-up following David Villa's withdrawal from the Spain squad. 7 Oct 2013
Villa to miss Spain qualifiers

Villa to miss Spain qualifiers

ATLETICO Madrid striker David Villa will miss Spain's FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Belarus and Georgia with an ankle injury. 7 Oct 2013
Brazil happy to let Costa play for Spain

Brazil happy to let Costa play for Spain

THE Brazil Football Federation's vice-president has insisted he would be happy to see Diego Costa represent Spain at international level. 7 Oct 2013
Albiol out for Spain

Albiol out for Spain

RAUL Albiol has been ruled out of Spain's vital FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Belarus and Georgia with a leg injury. 6 Oct 2013
Del Boque recalls Mata, drops Soldado

Del Boque recalls Mata, drops Soldado

SPAIN manager Vicente del Bosque has recalled Juan Mata for the side's upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers with Belarus and Georgia. 5 Oct 2013
Simeone not drawn into Atletico title talk

Simeone not drawn into Atletico title talk

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has played down title talk surrounding his team after their 1-0 win over Real Madrid on Saturday. 29 Sep 2013
La Liga Wrap: Barcelona, Atletico stay perfect

La Liga Wrap: Barcelona, Atletico stay perfect

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid maintained their perfect La Liga starts with wins over Rayo Vallecano and Real Valladolid respectively. 22 Sep 2013