Luis Enrique hails the perfect start as Spain boss
Luis Enrique described it as the perfect start after Spain backed up their win over England with a 6-0 demolition of Croatia on Tuesday.
'Potato field' pitch probe after Barcelona fury
Spanish football authorities on Sunday said they could punish La Liga outfit Valladolid for the sub-standard condition of their pitch, which cut up badly during their 1-0 defeat by Barcelona the day before. Astonishingly the pitch had only been laid four days ahead of the game, during which some sections became detached in pre-fabricated square…
Pique hits out at La Liga organisers after 'lamentable' Valladolid pitch
Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique hit out at La Liga organisers after his team edged to victory over Valladolid on a "lamentable" pitch. The weekend action in Spain has been overshadowed by threats of a player strike over plans to stage matches in the United States, and Pique called on organisers to change their priorities. "The…
British buyers in Spain increase despite Brexit looming
Prime property sales in Spain increased by 27per cent in the first half of 2018 with sales to British buyers increasing in popular resort locations despite Brexit.
One year on, Spain remembers victims of jihadist twin attacks
A year after jihadist attacks in Catalonia killed 16 people, Barcelona paid homage to the victims Friday without managing to set aside bitter divisions over independence.
Falconets crash out, lose 1-2 to Spain
The cash motivation by President Mohammadu Buhari notwithstanding, Nigeria’s intermediate women’s team, Falconets, yesterday waved goodbye to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, France 2018, losing 1-2 to Spain in their quarterfinal battle. Shortly before the Nigerian girls left their hotel for the match at the Stade Guy-Piriou, Concarneau yesterday, Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung called…
Falconets lose to Spain, out of World Cup
Nigeria’s hope to reach a fourth semi-final in the FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup was dashed by the Spain. The European side defeated the Falconets 2-1 in the quarter-final at the Concarneau with goals from Aitana Bonmati and Patricia Guijarro. Peace Effih’s goal in the 57th minute halved the deficit but Christopher Danjuma’s charges couldn’t…
Don’t allow Spain’s pedigree frighten you, Etim Esin tells Falconets
Former Nigerian international, Etim Esin has urged the national U-20 women team, Falconets to see their quarterfinal opponents, Spain as equals, saying the team should approach tomorrow’s match at the ongoing FIFA Women U-20 World Cup as wounded lionesses. Arguing that every team at this stage of the championship has equal opportunity of getting to…
Migrant rescue ship docks in Spain again after Italy refusal
Close to two months after giving a high-profile welcome to the Aquarius migrant rescue boat, Spain once again opened its ports Thursday to a charity vessel carrying 87 men and boys saved off Libya after Italy refused access.
Barcelona mayor faces calls to quit over 'insecurity'
Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau is facing calls to quit over perceived insecurity in Spain's most-visited city as criticism after the assault of a US visitor sparked a very public insult by her tourism czar.