Luis Rubiales has been re-elected president of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) until 2024. Rubiales has been embroiled in a battle over the control of the fixture calendar with La Liga and also took the controversial decision to sack Julen Lopetegui as national manager just before the 2018 World Cup.
MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez will miss the Czech Grand Prix after a second operation on a broken arm. The Spaniard, 27, broke his arm in a crash on the opening weekend of the season in Jerez on 19 July. The Repsol Honda rider had surgery two days later but […]
The Madrid Open tennis tournament has been cancelled due to fresh outbreaks of coronavirus in the region, raising doubts around the upcoming US and French Opens. Originally scheduled for May, the postponed Madrid tournament was scheduled to take place on the clay courts at Caja Magica between September 12 and […]
Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas has retired from football at the age of 39. Casillas made 725 appearances for Real during a 16-year career at the Bernabeu, winning three Champions League titles and five La Liga crowns. He also helped Spain win the 2010 World Cup and […]
Spain’s health minister, Salvador Illa, says he does not think fans will be able to return to football matches in the country when the new season starts in September. The government’s department for sport and La Liga had hoped for fans to return at a reduced capacity. But the threat […]
Zinedine Zidane has warned his players not to believe La Liga is already won as Real Madrid chase the last victory they need against Villarreal tonight. With a four-point cushion ahead of Barcelona and only two games left to play, Madrid can’t be caught if they win at the Alfredo […]
Spain’s secretary for sport Irene Lozano and La Liga president Javier Tebas have categorically ruled out fans returning to matches before the end of this season to minimise the risk of the novel coronavirus spreading. Tebas said last month that fans should be allowed back once it is safe to […]
Real Madrid have finally launched their own women’s team – a decision hailed as “a huge positive”. Los Blancos completed a 300,000 euros buyout of Madrid-based club Tacon, which has now been officially renamed Real Madrid Femenino.
Barcelona will look to keep pace in the La Liga title race when they host Atletico Madrid in the late match tonight. They drew 2-2 with Celta Vigo last time out and are two points adrift of pacesetters Real Madrid after Zinedine Zidane’s men saw off Espanyol on Sunday evening. […]
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has been accused by prosecutors in Spain of not paying 1m euros in taxes. The charge relates to tax due for image rights earnings during the Italian’s time as Real Madrid boss in 2014-15. Ancelotti is yet to respond and Everton said they have no comment […]
Tonight Valencia travel to Alves, the home side are 13th in La Liga, nine points clear of the relegation zone and 12 points off the European spots in the Spanish top-flight. The visitors are still eyeing up a Champions League spot, despite currently being seventh place in the table. However, […]
Valencia’s Champions League last-16 tie at home to Atalanta on Tuesday will be played behind closed doors in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus. Spain’s health ministry says it wants to avoid “large gatherings of fans”. Serie A side Atalanta hold a 4-1 lead after last month’s first […]