Sport in Spain http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23394/all en UPDATE 2-Soccer-La Liga summaries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-2-soccer-la-liga-summaries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Jan 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the La Liga matches on Saturday Saturday, January 5 Deportivo Coruna 1 Pizzi 57 Malaga 0 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 28,000 - - - Granada CF 1 Brayan Angulo 50 Red Card: Mikel Rico 34 Valencia 2 Jonas 59, Pablo Piatti 82 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 20,000 - - - Levante 3 Christian Lell 26, Vicente Iborra 45, Nabil El Zhar 69 Athleti</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-2-soccer-la-liga-summaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aritz Aduriz Association football CDATA Football in Spain La Liga Pablo Piatti Real Madrid C.F. Sport in Spain Vicente Iborra Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:24:03 +0000 5731256 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-New coach Domingos leads Depor to surprise win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-soccer-new-coach-domingos-leads-depor-surprise-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>* Malaga slump 1-0 at Deportivo</p> <p>* Pizzi gets second-half winner (Updates after Deportivo victory)</p> <p>MADRID, Jan 5 (Reuters) - New Deportivo La Coruna coach Domingos Paciencia made a winning start with a surprise 1-0 home victory over high-flying Malaga in La Liga on Saturday.</p> <p>The former Braga and Sporting boss replaced Jose Luis Oltra at the beginning of the week, taking over a side bottom of the table, and guided them to their third win in 20 games in all competitions this season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-soccer-new-coach-domingos-leads-depor-surprise-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aritz Aduriz Athletic Bilbao Deportivo de La Coruña Football in Spain La Liga Pablo Piatti Person Career Sport in Spain Vicente Iborra Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:33:29 +0000 5731261 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Guardiola says to return to coaching next season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/soccer-guardiola-says-return-coaching-next-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>ZURICH, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has confirmed he plans to return to management next season after a year's sabbatical.</p> <p>The Spaniard, who turns 42 this month, stepped down at the end of last term after four triumphant years in which Barca won 14 of the 19 trophies they contested, including two Champions League crowns and three La Liga titles.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/soccer-guardiola-says-return-coaching-next-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football CDATA Football in Spain Josep Guardiola La Liga Pep Guardiola Person Career Quotation Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:54:50 +0000 5731389 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Buonanotte spares Malaga's blushes against lowly Eibar http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-buonanotte-spares-malagas-blushes-against-lowly-eibar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MADRID, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Diego Buonanotte saved Malaga from a potential King's Cup humiliation when he scored twice and created another in a 4-1 comeback win at home to third-tier Eibar that put them through to the last eight on Tuesday.</p> <p>Eibar, who are second in their regional section of the Segunda B division and have never played in the top flight, took a surprise lead in the 12th minute of the last 16, second leg at Malaga's Rosaleda stadium for a 2-1 aggregate advantage.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-buonanotte-spares-malagas-blushes-against-lowly-eibar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:00:22 +0000 5731840 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-Kaka sees red as Real held at lowly Osasuna http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-2-soccer-kaka-sees-red-real-held-at-lowly-osasuna <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Brazil playmaker dismissed after coming off bench</p> <p>* Leaders Barcelona can go 18 points clear on Sunday</p> <p>* Valencia up to seventh after 2-0 win against Sevilla (Adds Valencia-Sevilla)</p> <p>By Iain Rogers</p> <p>MADRID, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Real Madrid's faint hopes of retaining their La Liga title receded further when Kaka was sent off and they drew 0-0 at struggling Osasuna on Saturday, while Valencia climbed to seventh with a 2-0 win over Sevilla.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-2-soccer-kaka-sees-red-real-held-at-lowly-osasuna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 22:30:37 +0000 5733684 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Betis up to fourth after 2-0 win against Levante http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-betis-fourth-after-2-0-win-against-levante <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MADRID, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Real Betis continued their impressive push for a European qualification place when in-form forward Ruben Castro created one goal and scored another in a 2-0 win at home to Levante on Sunday.</p> <p>The victory at a festive Estadio Benito Villamarin in sunny Seville lifted Betis to fourth on 34 points with half the season played, three ahead of Andalusian rivals Malaga, who host unbeaten leaders Barcelona in the late kickoff (2000 GMT).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-betis-fourth-after-2-0-win-against-levante" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Spain Real Betis Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:01:37 +0000 5733794 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Soccer-La Liga summaries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-4-soccer-la-liga-summaries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the La Liga matches on Sunday Sunday, January 13 Malaga 1 Diego Buonanotte 89 Barcelona 3 Lionel Messi 27, Cesc Fabregas 50, Thiago 82 Halftime: 0-1; Attendance: 29,500 - - - Atletico Madrid 2 Tiago 31, Radamel Falcao 38pen Real Zaragoza 0 Halftime: 2-0; Attendance: 45,000 - - - Real Sociedad 1 Carlos Vela 45 Deportivo Coruna 1 Pizzi 27 Red Card: Evaldo 6</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-4-soccer-la-liga-summaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:01:07 +0000 5733784 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-Soccer-Football the best therapy for Barca's Vilanova http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/preview-soccer-football-the-best-therapy-barcas-vilanova <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Holders Barca at home to Malaga in Cup quarters</p> <p>* Faltering Real Madrid host Valencia</p> <p>By Mark Elkington</p> <p>MADRID, Jan 14 (Reuters) - When Barcelona promoted the little known Tito Vilanova to replace Pep Guardiola, the most successful coach in the club's history, few expected him to be breaking his predecessor's records six months down the line.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/preview-soccer-football-the-best-therapy-barcas-vilanova" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Sport in Spain Tito Vilanova Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:00:32 +0000 5734119 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Struggling Sevilla name Emery as coach in place of Michel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/soccer-struggling-sevilla-name-emery-coach-place-michel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MADRID, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Sevilla have sacked Michel and replaced him with former Valencia and Spartak Moscow coach Unai Emery who has agreed a contract until the end of next season, the La Liga club said on Monday.</p> <p>"Unai Emery is Sevilla FC's new coach for the rest of this season and one more campaign, replacing Michel, who has been sacked today due to the first team's poor run of results," Sevilla said in a statement on their website (<a href="http://www.sevillafc.es" title="www.sevillafc.es">www.sevillafc.es</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/soccer-struggling-sevilla-name-emery-coach-place-michel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Spain Sport in Spain Technology Unai Emery Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:15:47 +0000 5734324 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Wigan lose defender Ramis for rest of season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-wigan-lose-defender-ramis-rest-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Wigan Athletic's Spanish defender Ivan Ramis has been ruled out for the season after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, the Premier League strugglers said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 28-year-old will undergo surgery and should be ready to return in time for the start of next season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-wigan-lose-defender-ramis-rest-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Ivan Ramis Sport in Spain Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:00:28 +0000 5734629 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Barca wary of Guardiola attempts to poach players away http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-barca-wary-guardiola-attempts-poach-players-away <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MADRID, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Barcelona have warned off former coach Pep Guardiola from trying to lure away any of their players when he finally decides which club he is going to coach next season.</p> <p>Guardiola became Barca's most successful coach leading them 14 trophies in four years before stepping down last May to take a year's sabbatical, and there has been a buzz of media speculation in recent days on where he might return to work.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-barca-wary-guardiola-attempts-poach-players-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Spain Josep Guardiola Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:15:36 +0000 5734639 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Spanish King's Cup quarterfinal summaries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/soccer-spanish-kings-cup-quarterfinal-summaries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Spanish King's Cup Quarterfinal first leg matches on Wednesday Wednesday, January 16 Barcelona 2 Lionel Messi 29, Carles Puyol 30 Malaga 2 Manuel Iturra 25, Ignacio Camacho 89 Red Card: Nacho Monreal 75 - - - Real Zaragoza 0 Sevilla 0 - - - Tuesday, January 15 Real Madrid 2 Karim Benzema 37, Andres Guardado 74og Valencia 0 Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 68,000 - - - Next Fixtures</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/soccer-spanish-kings-cup-quarterfinal-summaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Karim Benzema Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:00:43 +0000 5735255 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-Soccer-Real head to hostile Valencia amid Cup spat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/preview-soccer-real-head-hostile-valencia-amid-cup-spat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Iain Rogers</p> <p>MADRID, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Stuttering Real Madrid can expect a hostile reception when they visit Valencia in La Liga on Sunday after Tuesday's King's Cup quarter-final first leg was overshadowed by allegations of refereeing bias in favour of Jose Mourinho's side.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/preview-soccer-real-head-hostile-valencia-amid-cup-spat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 10:00:04 +0000 5735493 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Atletico beat Betis 2-0 to close on King's Cup semis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/soccer-atletico-beat-betis-2-0-close-kings-cup-semis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MADRID, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid took a big step towards the King's Cup semi-finals when Radamel Falcao set them on the way to a 2-0 win at home to Real Betis in their last-eight first-leg on Thursday.</p> <p>Colombia striker Falcao, coveted by several of Europe's richest clubs, nodded the opener in the 11th minute at the Calderon and Brazilian fullback Filipe Luis added a second 12 minutes later.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/soccer-atletico-beat-betis-2-0-close-kings-cup-semis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 23:30:15 +0000 5735886 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Valencia coach Valverde hit with two-match ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/soccer-valencia-coach-valverde-hit-two-match-ban <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MADRID, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Valencia coach Ernesto Valverde will miss the King's Cup quarter-final second leg against Real Madrid after being given a two-match ban in the competition by the Spanish football federation (RFEF) on Friday.</p> <p>Valverde, who replaced Mauricio Pellegrino as coach early last month, was sent off for protesting after Real's second goal in Tuesday's first leg at the Bernabeu.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/soccer-valencia-coach-valverde-hit-two-match-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:15:35 +0000 5736285 at http://www.globalpost.com