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Spain Friendly v Holland Postponed

The Spanish FA have confirmed that Spain’s friendly match against the Netherlands later this month has been cancelled. The fixture was due to take place at the Johan Cruyff Arena – home of Dutch giants Ajax – on 29 March and had initially scheduled to be the first match in which Luis Enrique is back [...]

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Luis Enrique Returns As Spain Boss

Luis Enrique has officially returned as Spain boss five months after stepping down for personal reasons, it has been confirmed. Former Barcelona boss Enrique stepped down from the role in June to spend time with his terminally ill daughter, who tragically passed away earlier this year. The 49-year-old was replaced by his assistant, Robert Moreno, [...]

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David de Gea No Longer First Choice For Spain

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has been told he is no longer Spain’s No 1. De Gea had been the automatic first choice for Spain since the end of Vicente del Bosque’s time in charge but recently dropped out of the side under new manager Robert Moreno. Moreno selected Chelsea’s Kepa Arrizabalaga in net [...]

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Porto’s Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas is in hospital after suffering a heart attack at the club’s training center. “Iker Casillas suffered an acute myocardial infarction during morning practice this Wednesday, at the PortoGaia Sports Formation and Training Centre, in Olival,” Porto said in a statement. “The work session was promptly interrupted so that assistance could [...]

Spanish FA Vice President Arrested

Spanish FA vice president Andreu Subies was arrested on Tuesday morning as part of a police operation that also saw former president Angel Maria Villar resign on corruption charges. Subies, the former president of the Catalan Football Federation (FCF), joined the FA (RFEF) in May after Luis Rubiales was appointed president. ‘Subies has been detained [...]

Spain Dominates FIFPro World XI Nominations

FIFPro, the worldwide players’ union, and FIFA have announced the 55 names in contention for the FIFA FIFPro World11 2018. The FIFA FIFPro World11 is decided by the players, for the players and involves votes from almost 25,000 professional footballers from 65 different countries. During voting, they each select one goalkeeper, four defenders, three midfielders [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]