Draw for UEFA Nations League semi-finals revealed
Croatia

Draw for UEFA Nations League semi-finals revealed

The UEFA Nations League semi-final matchups were announced on Wednesday. Netherlands have been drawn against Croatia in the first fixture, while Spain face Italy in the other semi-final game. Both matches will be played in June. The Nations League semis will not include a two-legged affair. Instead, the Netherlands and Spain are set to host […]

Croatia

/ 5 days ago

Draw for UEFA Nations League semi-finals revealed

The UEFA Nations League semi-final matchups were announced on Wednesday. Netherlands have been drawn against Croatia in the first fixture, while Spain face Italy in the other semi-final game. Both matches will be played in June. The Nations League semis will not include a two-legged affair. Instead, the Netherlands and Spain are set to host […]

Barcelona

/ 45 days ago

Sergio Busquets announces retirement from Spain national team

Legendary midfielder Sergio Busquets has announced his retirement from the Spain national team. The 34-year-old captain of the team made the decision following the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Busquets captained Spain for every match of their tournament. "I'd like to announce that after almost 15 years and 143 games, the time has come for […]

Luis Enrique

/ 53 days ago

Luis Enrique departs as Spain head coach

Luis Enrique is out as head coach of Spain. The move comes less than a month after he labeled himself as the best coach in the world. Royal Spanish Football Federation announced the decision following the team's shock World Cup knockout loss to Morocco on Tuesday. "The RFEF would like to thank Luis Enrique and […]

Germany

/ 60 days ago

Japan, Spain survive explosive World Cup group, Germany out

In a simply wild 45 minutes, Japan and Spain made their way into the World Cup knockout stage. Meanwhile, Germany won on the day, but failed to advance due to a poor goal differential. At halftime of the games, both Germany and Spain were in a position to advance. By the time each game reached […]

Luis Enrique

/ 62 days ago

Luis Enrique case for being the best coach in the world

Spain’s progression to the knockout stage of the 2022 World Cup is almost secure, despite Sunday’s draw with Germany, but is Luis Enrique the best coach in the world? This may seem like a rather bizarre question. However, these were the exact words used by the Spanish coach to describe himself. Luis Enrique took the […]

Germany

/ 63 days ago

Germany-Spain: the best game of the World Cup, so far

This was arguably the game of the World Cup so far. With a respectful nod to Argentina–Mexico, the reason we love soccer is contests like this.  The World Cup is not the World Cup without the best facing the best. And Spain's draw with Germany was its nearest tie yet to a heavyweight classic. Both […]

Costa Rica

/ 68 days ago

Spain lay down a marker with Costa Rica victory

It was clear prior to the 2022 World Cup that Luis Enrique had his Spain team organized. They had been progressing well since Euro 2020 and expected to reach the semi-finals in Qatar. Whilst it’s not always wise to draw conclusions from one match, the 7-0 dismantling of Costa Rica was eye-opening. So dominant was […]

Spain

/ 72 days ago

What is success for Spain at the 2022 World Cup?

Spain head to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with a settled squad and coaching setup. After the catastrophic bereavement process Luis Enrique had to go through in his personal life, the Spanish coach returned to lead La Roja into Euro 2020. It was a tournament that didn’t start especially well. The former Barcelona coach […]

Spain

/ 129 days ago

Spain women's team players resign over issues with head coach

The Spain women's team saw a number of players resign recently due to problems with the squad's coach. Fifteen players sent a mass email to the national team late Thursday. The women cited mental health issues brought on by head coach Jorge Vilda. On Friday, the email went public. In the statement, the players ask […]

Leagues: La Liga

/ 147 days ago

2030 FIFA World Cup Spain-Portugal bid may win, says UEFA

Despite the joint bid from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup, the proposal by Spain-Portugal appears to have an edge to host the world's most significant sports event. The governing body of soccer in Europe, known as UEFA, maintains a confident stance that Spain and Portugal will provide the […]

Argentina

/ 154 days ago

World Cup kits for Argentina, Germany, Mexico, Spain and Japan

Adidas has dropped a wave of official releases, unveiling World Cup 2022 kits for Argentina, Germany, Japan, Mexico and Spain. Though we've seen most of these shirts before via various leaks, the official release gives us our first truly clear looks at the new looks. Let's dive in: Argentina Away World Cup 2022 Kit The […]