Mar 16, 2013 12:23 EDT
Spain was once again the most represented nation as Friday's Champions League draw took place in Nyon, but alongside the familiar names of Real Madrid and Barcelona there was a newcomer - Malaga.
Mar 13, 2013 18:39 EDT
Malaga's remarkable Champions League campaign continued on Wednesday when they beat Porto 2-0 to progress to the quarter-finals 2-1 on aggregate.
Feb 17, 2013 18:19 EST
Real Madrid assistant manager Aitor Karanka was delighted with the contribution of 20-year-old striker Alvaro Morata after their 2-0 win over Rayo Vallecano on Sunday.
Jan 26, 2013 11:43 EST
Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas has returned home after a "successful" operation on his fractured left thumb, his club revealed Saturday, and will now begin a recovery period of between eight and 12 weeks before he can return to action.
Jan 25, 2013 17:43 EST
Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas will be sidelined for eight to 12 weeks after undergoing surgery on his fractured left hand in Madrid on Friday.
Dec 19, 2012 17:13 EST
Leading names from the sporting world sent their best wishes to Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova on Wednesday after it emerged he faces surgery and weeks of treatment after suffering a cancer relapse.
Dec 19, 2012 14:41 EST
Veteran Argentinian coach Carlos Bianchi came out of retirement for a third spell as coach of Boca Juniors, where he won three Copa Libertadores, after signing a three-year contract on Wednesday.
Dec 03, 2012 10:10 EST
Valencia on Monday named Ernesto Valverde as their new coach in place of Mauricio Pellegrino, sacked following the club's 5-2 defeat to Real Sociedad at the weekend.
Nov 15, 2012 09:18 EST
FC Bruges said Thursday they had appointed Spaniard Juan Carlos Garrido to replace Georges Leekens, sacked as coach on November 4.
Aug 31, 2012 07:05 EDT
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is confident of wrapping up five new signings before Friday night's transfer deadline.
Aug 27, 2012 10:29 EDT
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has backed teen star Raheem Sterling to become a fans' favourite at Anfield after his dazzling show against champions Manchester City.
Aug 20, 2012 16:29 EDT
Senegal striker Demba Ba scored a sublime goal to help Newcastle defeat Tottenham 2-1 on the opening weekend of the English Premier League season.
Aug 08, 2012 16:49 EDT
Spanish second tier club Villarreal on Wednesday announced an agreement with AC Milan that will see Colombian international defender Cristian Zapata move to the Italian giants on a season-long loan.
Aug 07, 2012 10:52 EDT
Spanish international midfielder Santi Cazorla has set his sights on helping Arsenal end their trophy drought after completing his transfer to the London club from troubled Malaga on a long-term deal.
Aug 07, 2012 06:10 EDT
Arsenal have completed the signing of talented midfielder Santi Cazorla from Spanish side Malaga on a long-term deal.
Jul 10, 2012 13:28 EDT
Michael Laudrup made his first signings as Swansea manager on Tuesday, completing a £2 million ($3.1 million) swoop for Genoa defender Jose Manuel Flores and taking Jonathan de Guzman on a season-long loan from Villarreal.
Jul 03, 2012 13:52 EDT
Left-back Jordi Alba and winger Juan Mata, both scorers in Spain's 4-0 Euro 2012 final victory over Italy last weekend, were called up to the Spanish squad for the London Olympics on Tuesday.
Jun 07, 2012 07:16 EDT
Spanish coach Manuel Preciado died of a heart attack on Thursday at the age of 54, just a day after he was named the new coach at relegated side Villarreal.
May 15, 2012 08:28 EDT
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque announced Tuesday a preliminary line-up for the Euro 2012 but many big names including injured David Villa remain in suspense.
May 14, 2012 00:48 EDT
Champions Real Madrid beat Mallorca 4-1 to break the 100-point barrier on the final day of La Liga season as Villarreal sensationally slipped through the relegation trapdoor.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Full name||Villarreal Club de Fútbol, S.A.D.|
|Nickname(s)||El Submarino Amarillo (The Yellow Submarine)|
|Founded||March 10, 1923|
|Chairman||Fernando Roig Alfonso|
|2008–09||La Liga, 5th|