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New coach Luis Enrique open to adapting Spain's passing game

New Spanish national football team coach Luis Enrique said on Thursday that it was possible to evolve the current style of play.

published on : 19th July 2018

From blood and sand to flaming heart of Spain

What redeems bullfighting from being an act of senseless cruelty is the courage of the matador who while dealing death coolly faces it himself.

published on : 15th July 2018

Thousands protest in Barcelona for release of Catalan leaders

Waving yellow, red and blue Catalan separatist flags, they held banners that read 'Freedom for political prisoners' or 'we want you back home'.

published on : 15th July 2018

Germany can extradite deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to Spain for graft, not rebellion: Court

The court noted that European legal practice stipulates that the receiving country -- in this case Spain -- can try the accused only on the charges approved in the extradition order.

published on : 12th July 2018

Post FIFA World Cup debacle, ex-Barcelona coach Luis Enrique takes charge of Spanish national team

As Barcelona coach Luis Enrique worked with Spain internationals Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique, as well as Andres Iniesta.

published on : 9th July 2018

Former Barcelona gaffer Luis Enrique to be named Spain coach, say reports

Leading newspaper Marca said on their front cover the 48-year-old has been chosen by Spanish Football Federation as the successor to Julen Lopetegui, who was sacked the day before the FIFA World Cup.

published on : 9th July 2018

Fernando Hierro leaves job as Spain coach after FIFA World Cup exit

Spanish football federation, fearing a split between players from Barcelona and Real, had sacked Julen Lopetegui and brought in Hierro, two days before Spain's opening game against Portugal.

published on : 9th July 2018

Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev says he knew what to expect from Spain's penalty shots

Akinfeev saved two spot kicks from Spain's Jorge 'Koke' Resurreccion Merodio and Iago Aspas during Saturday's match.

published on : 4th July 2018

Will play FIFA World Cup 2022 with white beard: Spain skipper Sergio Ramos

Ramos backed coach Fernando Hierro, who is not expected to continue as coach ahead of the UEFA Nations League.

published on : 3rd July 2018

Russia's celebration of FIFA World Cup win over Spain akin to WWII victory euphoria: Kremlin

Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin called the city's Luzhniki Stadium a lucky arena for the Russian team.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Russia's FIFA World Cup upset of Spain 'only the beginning', says Stanislav Cherchesov

Cherchesov refused to get carried away and spoke like a man on a mission after his side booked a quarter-final clash with Croatia.

published on : 2nd July 2018

'That's life' says Andres Iniesta after Spain farewell ends in defeat at FIFA World Cup

Just eight years ago, Iniesta scored the goal that gave Spain their first ever World Cup in South Africa.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Coach Fernando Hierro dodges questions on future after Spain FIFA World Cup defeat

Hierro rejected any suggestion the team would have fared better had the Spanish federation not decided to axe Lopetegui after arriving in Russia.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Spain blame game begins after FIFA World Cup penalty heartache

Julen Lopetegui, the coach fired two days before Spain's opening match, and Luis Rubiales, the Spanish Football Federation president who fired him, will be circled as the key offenders.

published on : 2nd July 2018

President Vladimir Putin put no pressure on Russia to beat Spain at FIFA World Cup: Kremlin

Putin is inextricably linked with this year's tournament after helping win hosting rights in a disputed FIFA vote in 2010.

published on : 2nd July 2018
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