"> ">

Granada vs Espanyol preview - Ortiz looking for home comforts

Posted Sunday, December 02, 2012 by PA

Granada midfielder Juanma Ortiz has said his side must make home advantage count when they host Espanyol in what is already a potentially significant relegation battle. Both sides currently sit in the bottom three with Granada just one place and two points better off than the visitors who are rooted to the foot of the table and Ortiz is targeting just a second home win in seven league games to ...Full Story »

Celta Vigo vs Levante preview - Herrera worried for tired Celta

Posted Sunday, December 02, 2012 by PA

Celta Vigo coach Paco Herrera is concerned his side's Copa del Rey triumph over Almeria will have a detrimental effect on their chances against Levante in their Primera Division clash at Estadio de Balaidos. Celta needed extra time to beat the Segunda Division club 3-2 on Thursday to set up a fifth-round tie with Real Madrid, and Herrera fears the cup game may have taken a lot out of his player...Full Story »

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger thinks Lionel Messi should win Ballon d'Or on 'class'

Posted Saturday, December 01, 2012 by Sky Sport

Lionel Messi: A 'class' act according to Arsene Wenger Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger does not like the Ballon d'Or in principle but admits he would vote for Lionel Messi if the award was decided on 'class'. Barcelona's Argentine superstar is the runaway favourite to collect the accolade for a fourth consecutive year when it is announced on 7th January after an astonishing 2012. Messi earlier ...Full Story »

Kaka 'not leaving' Real Madrid for Corinthians or New York Red Bulls

Posted Saturday, December 01, 2012 by Sky Sport

Kaka: Real Madrid playmaker has been linked with Corinthians and New York Red Bulls Kaka's father and agent has denied reports that the Real Madrid playmaker could join Corinthians or New York Red Bulls in the January transfer window. The Brazilian continues to struggle for regular first-team football at Real and he was linked with a return to former club AC Milan over the summer. With the tr...Full Story »

Michael Essien back at Chelsea for treatment after Real Madrid loan was put on hold

Posted Saturday, December 01, 2012 by Sky Sport

Michael Essien: Back at Cobham for a short period Michael Essien has returned to Chelsea from Real Madrid to have treatment on a mystery injury. The midfielder is on a season-long loan at the Santiago Bernabeu, but this has been temporarily put on hold while Blues medical staff assess his condition. Essien has been out for three weeks with what was believed to be a standard injury, although R...Full Story »

Luka Modric calls for Gareth Bale to swap Tottenham for Real Madrid

Posted Saturday, December 01, 2012 by Sky Sport

Modric and Bale: Could they be team-mates at Real Madrid? Luka Modric has urged Gareth Bale to join him at Real Madrid to fulfil his Champions League ambitions and make the Spanish team an 'unstoppable' force in European football. Former Tottenham midfielder Modric moved to the Bernabeu at the start of the season, and he wants current Spurs star Bale to join him in the Spanish capital. The 23...Full Story »

Osasuna 1 : 0 Rayo Vallecano - Kike strike enough for Osasuna

Posted Friday, November 30, 2012 by PA

Kike's early strike lifted Osasuna to a narrow 1-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano in their Primera Division encounter at Estadio El Sadar. The forward's emphatic finish was enough to see Osasuna scramble out of the relegation zone and into the relative safety of 16th place ahead of the remainder of the weekend's fixtures. Osasuna have now put together a four-match unbeaten run to ease their troub...Full Story »

Valencia vs Real Sociedad preview - Pellegrini: I don't fear fans' response

Posted Saturday, December 01, 2012 by PA

Valencia manager Mauricio Pellegrino is not concerned what sort of reception he and his players will receive from the Mestalla crowd after a pitiful performance in the 4-0 defeat to Malaga last weekend. That defeat saw Los Che slip into the bottom half of the table, although they remain just four points off fourth, and Pellegrini believes it us up to the team to get the fans going again. He to...Full Story »

Getafe vs Malaga preview - Rodriguez keen to kick on

Posted Saturday, December 01, 2012 by PA

Getafe midfielder Juan Rodriguez is looking to build on his side's current seventh-placed position in the Primera Division by moving level with the top four with a win over Malaga. The Andalusians currently sit in the final Champions League place but are only three points ahead of Getafe after back-to-back wins for the Madrid side and Rodriguez believes they can compete in the top half of the t...Full Story »

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid preview - We'll keep fighting - Arbeloa

Posted Saturday, December 01, 2012 by PA

Alvaro Arbeloa has claimed it is in Real Madrid's DNA to fight until the end as they look to get their Primera Division title tilt back on track against city rivals Atletico. The first Madrid derby of the season comes at an unwelcome time for third-placed Real, who slipped 11 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona following last week's defeat at Real Betis. A second successive loss would sure...Full Story »

« Previous12...320321322323324325326...661662Next »