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Leagues: LaLiga

/ 1 day ago

Remodeled Bernabeu Stadium causes Madrid real estate boom

The ongoing renovations at Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium have directly affected real estate prices in the city. Alterations to the historic arena were previously announced back in 2017. The actual work, however, began two years later, just before the COVID-19 pandemic. Team officials planned to expand the stadium's maximum capacity in the renovations. Nevertheless, […]

Barcelona

/ 2 days ago

Barcelona strips Dani Alves of legendary player status

FC Barcelona has removed Dani Alves from its designation as a legendary player in the club's lore. The Brazilian defender, who played for the Catalan club for nine seasons in two stints, won 23 team trophies with Barcelona during his time in Spain. Yet, the Brazilian was found guilty of rape. Authorities sentenced Alves to […]

FIFA

/ 12 days ago

Bellerin says sprawling 2026 World Cup will be hard on fans

Real Betis defender Hector Bellerin is perhaps one of the more well-versed soccer players in the world. The Spaniard is a quality player in a solid team in one of the top European leagues. However, he also has interests in a series of other ventures as well. During his time with Premier League club Arsenal, […]

Leagues: LaLiga

/ 22 days ago

Ocampos wants poking incident to be taken as seriously as racism

Sevilla star Lucas Ocampos has called on LaLiga officials to get involved after an unusual incident interrupted a recent game. The winger and his club faced Rayo Vallecano in a Spanish top-flight matchup on Monday night. With the game level at 1-1, Ocampos attempted to take a throw-in in front of the home Rayo supporters. […]

Barcelona

/ 37 days ago

Xavi says it'll be hard to win LaLiga when refs favor Real Madrid

Xavi claimed the referees in LaLiga are favoring Real Madrid, making it near impossible for Barcelona to challenge Los Blancos in the title race. Real Madrid picked up a massively controversial three points at the weekend with a win over Almeria. Carlo Ancelotti's side was the beneficiary of several calls to come back from a […]

Leagues: La Liga

/ 68 days ago

Real Madrid player kicked off first team after sex tape scandal

Wednesday saw the debut of a youthful talent for Real Madrid’s matchday squad against Deportivo Alaves. The player was likely rejoicing in the significant accomplishment. What is more, injuries prevented Dani Carvajal and Ferland Mendy from joining Real Madrid's Thursday trip to Alaves. To that end, Carlo Ancelotti added four youngsters to the matchday roster […]

Barcelona

/ 98 days ago

Barcelona denies accusations of labor abuse in Camp Nou project

Barcelona has denied allegations of labor exploitation at the Camp Nou stadium. The club recently came under fire due to an ongoing investigation into the matter by Spanish news outlet El Periodico. The newspaper published a story, with witness accounts, regarding the apparent issues on Monday. However, the Catalan club has since emphatically denied the […]

LaLiga boss says Florentino Perez's ESL rant was 'full of lies'

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has responded to recent remarks by Real Madrid exec Florentino Perez regarding the European Super League. The Real president made headlines earlier in November when he stated that the ESL is now "more necessary than ever.” Perez was one of the founding members of the failed league. Tebas delivered his rebuttal […]

FIFA

/ 121 days ago

FIFA bans disgraced Spain FA Luis Rubiales for three years

FIFA issued a three-year ban to Luis Rubiales, the former chief of the Spain Football Association. The decision comes after FIFA opened an investigation into Rubiales in August, which was just days after the first concerns arose. Rubiales previously served a 90-day provisional suspension connected to the misogynistic comments and actions he made toward the […]

Euro 2024

/ 139 days ago

Spain avenges defeat at Scotland with home victory

Spain avenged its 2-0 loss against Scotland earlier in Euro 2024 qualifying with a win by the same scoreline on Thursday evening. Visiting Scotland had the chance to secure a place in the tournament proper with a draw. Despite a resolute defense and a ruled-out goal, Spain's ball control was too much for Scotland. Alvaro […]

Barcelona

/ 142 days ago

Barcelona hit with more injury problems before int'l break

Barcelona cannot escape its injury problems, and it is having a direct impact on the team's form in the current campaign. Following a harrowing 2-2 draw against Granada on Sunday, Barcelona revealed that two starters faced medical uncertainty. One of those is still reporting to international duty over the next two weeks. Barcelona announced Jules […]