Copa del Rey
Brazil skipper Alves leaves PSG
Just hours after scoring in Brazil's 5-0 thrashing of Peru at the Copa America, Dani Alves announced he was leaving Paris Saint-Germain. The 36-year-old right back, who is captain of Brazil, had been with the French champions for two seasons and was at the end of his contract. "Everything has a start, middle and end,…
Spanish police detain 23 before Copa del Rey final
Spanish police have detained 23 people in "incidents" in the southern city of Sevilla ahead of the Copa del Rey final that pits Barcelona against Valencia, they said on Saturday.
Ranieri 'back home' as Roma head coach
Former Roma boss Claudio Ranieri was reappointed head coach of the Serie A club until the end of the season on Friday, after Eusebio Di Francesco was sacked in the wake of their Champions League exit. Ranieri, who memorably guided outsiders Leicester City to the 2016 English Premier League title, returns to his hometown club…
Suarez gives Barcelona edge in Copa del Rey semi-finals
Luis Suarez headed in the only goal as defending champions Barcelona edged Valencia 1-0 in their Copa del Rey semi-final first leg at a half-full Camp Nou on Thursday.
Real Madrid suffer humiliating Copa del Rey exit
Real Madrid crashed to a humiliating Copa del Rey exit on Wednesday when they were knocked out by little Leganes in the quarter-finals, adding to the atmosphere of crisis at the European champions.
Messi, Neymar bid to end season on a high
Barcelona trained with added focus yesterday as they bid to end a disappointing season on a high with victory in the Copa del Rey.The Catalan giants take on Alaves in the final today at Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon....
Cup final last chance to salvage Barca's season
On a night of goodbyes as Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon hosts its final competitive fixture, Enrique will take charge of Barca for the last time.
Suarez, Messi hand Barca Cup lead over Atletico
Wonder goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi left Barcelona with a 2-1 Copa del Rey semi-final, first leg advantage over Atletico Madrid to take back to the Camp Nou next week.
Critics part of being at Madrid, says Zidane
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insisted there is still plenty for the European champions to be positive about on Saturday despite a run of just one win in five games.