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Fernando Torres, who won the World Cup with Spain in 2010, has announced his retirement. Spain’s World Cup winning striker Fernando Torres announced his retirement from football on Friday, bringing an end to a glittering 18-year career. Torres, who scored more than 100 goals across two spells at his boyhood club Atletico Madrid, also played
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Former Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui has been appointed as the new head coach of Sevilla. Sevilla have appointed former Spain and Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui as their new coach on a three-year deal. Lopetegui, who has been out of football since he was sacked by Real Madrid last October, has signed a contract tying
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Spanish police have announced they expect to make 11 arrests, with the group including current and former La Liga players, as part of an ongoing raid into match-fixing in the country’s top three divisions. The action is being carried out in several regions of Spain as part of operation “Oikos,” following an investigation by a
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Iker Casillas leaves hospital with wife Sara Carbonero in Porto. The wife of Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas has said she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, less than three weeks after her husband suffered a heart attack. Spanish TV presenter Sara Carbonero announced on Instagram that she has undergone surgery to remove a malignant ovarian tumour and
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Gerard Pique’s 10th match for Catalonia was his first since retiring from Spain’s national team. Barcelona defender Gerard Pique said he told supporters making anti-Spanish chants to “shut up” as he returned to international football in Catalonia’s 2-1 friendly victory over Venezuela. Pique — who retired from Spain’s national team after the World Cup last
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Alexis Nunes and Ale Moreno flex their knowledge in predicting European Qualifying fixtures containing Belgium, England and France. “Thank you very much for the messages, but that’s not me,” Juan Mata tweeted last week. The Manchester United star received his fair share of congratulations after Luis Enrique announced the new Spain squad ahead of the
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With Liverpool and Chelsea reportedly eyeing Christian Pulisic, Ale Moreno and Craig Burley discuss whether he should leave Dortmund or stay put. Former England international thinks that working under Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool would be better for Pulisic, should he decide to move from Dortmund. With Dejan Lovren’s latest outburst towards Sergio Ramos causing a
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Paul Mariner rates the sensibility of the latest transfer links, including potential comings and goings at Chelsea and Manchester United. Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri believes his side still aren’t on the same level as Manchester City and Liverpool and are just targeting closing last season’s point gap between the teams. Chelsea get their first Premier League
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