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David Silva has announced his retirement from international football after Spain’s disappointing World Cup last-16 exit. The 32-year-old midfielder, who sat out Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Arsenal in the Premier League, revealed the big news in a statement on Twitter on Monday evening. Silva – who won the World Cup in 2014 and two [...]

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed he will not play again for the Spanish national team despite his former Barca coach Luis Enrique being appointed as coach. Pique declared his intention to quit international football after the 2018 World Cup following a World Cup qualifier against Albania in October 2016, saying he was tired of [...]

Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has signed a two-year deal to take charge of Spain. He replaces Julen Lopetegui, who was fired on the eve of the World Cup after accepting the job at Real Madrid. Fernando Hierro took temporary control for the finals, where 2010 world champion and 2008 and 2012 European Championship winner [...]

Spain captain Sergio Ramos has blamed the late change of manager for their shock World Cup exit at the hands of hosts Russia. Their build-up to the World Cup was rocked when coach Julen Lopetegui was sacked two days before their opening game against Portugal when he agreed to become Real Madrid manager. Fernando Hierro [...]

Julen Lopetegui has been named the new manager just weeks after committing his future to ‘s national team. Lopetegui signed a deal until 2020 on May 22 but Real Madrid have swooped for his services and he has agreed to join the Spanish giants after the World Cup. The 51-year-old represented Barcelona as a player [...]

Stunning news from the Spain camp ahead of the World Cup where Julen Lopetegui has been sacked as Spain boss on the eve of the World Cup after Spanish FA chiefs were left furious following his announcement as Real Madrid boss. Spain hastily called a press conference as reports emanated that the head of the [...]

Zinedine Zidane acknowledged he has a Champions League final selection headache after his Real Madrid side routed Celta Vigo 6-0 at the Bernabeu. Gareth Bale and Isco both pressed their cases for starting places against Liverpool in Kiev on May 26. Bale scored twice – making it seven goals in nine games – while Isco [...]

Javi Martinez Upset With Spain Snub

Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez has told ESPN FC that Spain national team coach Julen Lopetegui has not told him why he was not selected for the friendlies against Germany and Argentina later this month. Martinez, 29, won the World Cup in 2010 and Euro 2012 with Spain and was also in the 2014 World [...]

Zidane Urges Patience In Front Of Goal

Zinedine Zidane wants Real Madrid to remain calm and ‘not go crazy’ in pursuit of goals after their frenzied second-half assault on Levante failed to produce a winner. A much-changed team – Real begin the defence of the Champions League trophy on Wednesday, against Apoel Nicosia at the Bernabeu – could do no better than [...]

Pique Announces International Retirement

Barcelona star Gerard Pique has stunned fans in Spain by announcing that he will stop playing for his country after the 2018 World Cup in Russia because he feels he is not wanted in the national team by some. The Barcelona defender made the announcement after Spain’s 2-0 win at Albania on Sunday in European [...]