Latest Spanish Primera División Features

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Bilbao wary of Barca backlash

ESPN staff, Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 18 2014

Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde has claimed Barcelona’s poor form will not represent an advantage ahead of his side’s visit to the Camp Nou on Sunday. • Ledwith: Days of misery • Neymar out for a month ...

Tiago: Simeone, Mourinho are similar

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent, ESPN staff | April, 18 2014

Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago has talked up his side’s chances of success against Chelsea in the Champions League semifinals and drawn comparisons between Diego Simeone and Jose Mourinho in an interview with Marca. • Simeone...

Neymar to be sidelined for four weeks

ESPN staff | April, 17 2014

Barcelona announced on Thursday that Neymar will be out for four weeks after a bruise led to swelling on the fourth metatarsal of his left foot. • Hunter: Bale vs. Neymar • Ledwith: Eight days of misery The club also announced that J...

Romeu would prefer to extend loan at Valencia

ESPN staff | April, 17 2014

Oriol Romeu says he would prefer to extend his loan spell at Valencia next season rather than return to Chelsea. The 22-year-old Romeu had just found a regular place in the squad when he suffered a meniscus tear in his right knee in February. Ro...

Simeone: Atletico are focused solely on Elche

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 17 2014

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone says his side are fully focused on Friday night’s La Liga game against Elche at the Calderon and will hold nothing back ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League semifinal clash with Chelsea. • Insider...

Ronaldo doubt for first leg vs. Bayern

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 17 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed he may not be fit for a few more weeks as he celebrated Real Madrid’s Copa del Rey final win over Barcelona on Wednesday night. • Rigg: Bale crowned "Prince of Wales" • Hunter: B...

Costa 'could join Chelsea'

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 15 2014

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has suggested that Diego Costa has an offer from Chelsea and said he would not stand in his way should he want to earn more money at Stamford Bridge. • Brassell: Atleti success good for soul • Wor...

Barcelona await fitness news

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 15 2014

Barcelona centre-backs Gerard Pique, Carles Puyol and Marc Bartra all face late fitness tests to determine whether they can feature in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey final against Real Madrid. • 50-50 Challenge: Copa del Rey final • Toma...

Melville: Barca's dominant run could be over

Adrian Melville |

With five games left in the La Liga season, Barcelona has already suffered its fifth domestic defeat, which matches the most losses the team has suffered in a single campaign since the 2008-09 season. That season, Barcelona rallied under first-y...

Barca revel in UEFA Youth League triumph

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 15 2014

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu paid tribute to the club’s La Masia academy after the Catalans won the inaugural UEFA Youth League on Monday. • 50-50 Challenge: Real Madrid vs Barcelona • Tomas: Barca teetering on brink ...

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