Latest Spanish Primera División Features

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La Liga: Atletico open up three-point lead Video

PA Sport | April, 13 2014

Atletico Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga to three points on Sunday, although their 2-0 derby win over nine-man Getafe was not a performance to savour. Diego Simeone's men struggled to break down their Madrid rivals, who a...

Ancelotti ignoring Barcelona slip-up Video

PA Sport | April, 13 2014

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti does not think Barcelona's shock defeat at Granada will have any bearing on Wednesday's Copa del Rey final between the arch rivals. The reigning Primera Division champions went down 1-0 in Andalusia on Saturday, allo...

La Liga: Granada stun Barcelona, Real win Video

PA Sport | April, 12 2014

Granada stunned Barcelona 1-0 at home to deal a significant blow to the Catalans' title hopes in Spain. The match was settled by a solitary goal by Yacine Brahimi after 15 minutes, the Algerian racing through a Barca defence containing no natural cen...

Martino: Title not in our own hands

ESPN staff | April, 13 2014

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino admits that his side face an uphill struggle to retain the La Liga title after slipping to a 1-0 defeat at Granada on Saturday. - Ledwith: Barcelona struggle Martino, 51, is under increasing pressure after going ...

Dortmund to sign Sahin

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | April, 11 2014

Borussia Dortmund have exercised their option to sign Nuri Sahin on a permanent deal from Real Madrid, the club announced on Friday. • Buczko: BVB's pride & promise • Uersfeld: Three things "We met with Real Madrid officials...

Ronaldo in Copa final fitness race

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 11 2014

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has admitted that Cristiano Ronaldo is suffering from two separate injury issues, but could still be back to play in next Wednesday’s Copa del Rey final against Barcelona, and the following week’s Champ...

Cruyff on Barca: Tata not to blame

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 11 2014

Johan Cruyff says Barcelona’s bumbling directors, not under-fire coach Gerardo Martino, are ultimately to blame for the club’s Champions League exit to Atletico Madrid this week. • Atletico Madrid expose Barca flaws • Hunte...

Martino: Granada win can ease UCL pain

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 11 2014

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino says a win in Saturday's La Liga game at Granada will allow his side to erase some of the lingering pain from crashing out of the Champions League quarterfinals. • Ledwith: Atleti expose flaws • Tomas: B...

Platini: Monaco suits Zidane as first job

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | April, 11 2014

Michel Platini has told L'Equipe that Zinedine Zidane is ready to become a coach as speculation links the 1998 World Cup-winner with Monaco. • Lowe: Zidane finding fulfilment in coaching  Zidane is currently assistant coach to Carlo A...

Ronaldo doubt for Copa del Rey final vs. Barca

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 10 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo is now a serious doubt for next Wednesday's Copa del Rey final meeting with Barcelona, and even the Champions League semifinals, after tests revealed the Real Madrid star had a thigh strain to go with his existing knee problem. ...

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