Mar 18, 2013 08:21 EDT
Salomon Kalou, Arouna Kona, Gervinho and Lacina Traore were on target at the weekend as Ivory Coast stars made their mark across Europe.
Mar 17, 2013 18:40 EDT
David Villa expressed his delight at returning to top form as he scored and set-up two goals for Lionel Messi as Barcelona beat Rayo Vallecano 3-1 to restore their 13-point lead at the top of La Liga.
Mar 08, 2013 20:43 EST
Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas has highlighted the importance of getting back to winning ways against Deportivo la Coruna this weekend, ahead of the crucial Champions League clash with AC Milan on Tuesday.
Mar 07, 2013 13:56 EST
A 4.5 tonne sperm whale that washed ashore in southern Spain died from ingesting large amounts of plastic sheets used in greenhouses on farms in the region, a scientist said Thursday.
Mar 03, 2013 17:01 EST
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone lamented his side's inability to turn possession into goals as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Malaga on Sunday.
Feb 25, 2013 08:43 EST
Reigning African Footballer of the Year Yaya Toure and fellow Ivorian Arouna Kone were among the English Premier League scorers at the weekend.
Feb 24, 2013 17:08 EST
Atletico Manager Diego Simeone was delighted with the work-rate shown by his side as they held on for a 1-0 win over Espanyol despite playing 45 minutes with 10 men.
Feb 23, 2013 11:20 EST
Barcelona defender Adriano will miss Saturday night's clash with Sevilla after failing to take a full part in pre-match training.
Feb 22, 2013 20:28 EST
Xavi has denied that Barcelona's 2-0 defeat to AC Milan on Wednesday night was their worst performance of the season, as the league leaders get back to domestic action.
Feb 18, 2013 13:09 EST
African Footballer of the Year and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure was among the scorers in English FA Cup last-16 ties at the weekend.
Feb 17, 2013 01:00 EST
Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura hailed 300-goal Lionel Messi after the Argentine's double helped his side come from a goal down to beat Granada 2-1.
Feb 16, 2013 17:32 EST
Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura hailed 300-goal Lionel Messi after the Argentine's double helped his side come from a goal down to beat Granada 2-1 on Saturday.
Feb 15, 2013 20:37 EST
Barcelona full-back Adriano has said they won't be taking their trip to Granada this weekend lightly, despite holding a 12-point advantage at the top of the table.
Feb 15, 2013 12:22 EST
Doctors have discharged Barcelona striker David Villa from hospital after he was treated for kidney stone pain, his club said on Friday .
Feb 14, 2013 06:52 EST
Barcelona striker David Villa has returned to hospital due to kidney stone pain just two days after being released for the same problem, the club confirmed on Thursday.
Feb 12, 2013 09:14 EST
Barcelona striker David Villa has been released from hospital after suffering from kidney stone pain, the club said on Tuesday.
Feb 11, 2013 06:32 EST
If 2012 African Footballer of the Year Yaya Toure thought a change of scenery would bring a change of luck at the weekend, he was sadly mistaken.
Feb 09, 2013 20:52 EST
Real Madrid assistant manager Aitor Karanka believes his side are hitting form at the right time as they swept aside Sevilla 4-1 thanks to a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick.
Feb 08, 2013 20:44 EST
Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba doesn't believe the combination of Spain's long journey to and from Qatar in midweek and an early kick-off against Getafe on Sunday should unduly affect the Catalans.
Feb 03, 2013 17:10 EST
A Lionel Messi penalty rescued Barcelona as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Valencia before their lead at the top was cut to nine points when Atletico Madrid clinched a 1-0 win over Real Betis.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|— City —|
|Comarca||Vega de Granada|
|- Mayor||José Torres Hurtado (PP)|
|- Total||88 km2 (34 sq mi)|
|Elevation (AMSL)||738 m (2,421 ft)|
|- Density||2,703.7/km2 (7,002.7/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|- Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code(s)||+34 (Spain) + (Granada)|