Getafe http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24130/all en Soccer-Rayo see off Getafe to stay in hunt for Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-rayo-see-getafe-stay-hunt-europe <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>MADRID, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Rayo Vallecano stayed in the hunt for a European qualification place when club captain Piti struck twice in a 3-1 win at home to Madrid rivals Getafe on Monday.</p> <p>The victory at a chilly Estadio de Vallecas lifted Rayo above Valencia and Real Sociedad into seventh and they are two points behind sixth-placed Levante, who occupy the second of Spain's two Europa League berths.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-rayo-see-getafe-stay-hunt-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alhassane Bangoura Community of Madrid Football in Spain Getafe Person Career Vallecas Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:02:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731542 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Struggling Hoffenheim sign defender Abraham from Getafe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-struggling-hoffenheim-sign-defender-abraham-getafe <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>BERLIN, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Relegation-threatened Hoffenheim have signed Argentine defender David Abraham from Spain's Getafe in a deal to 2016 as they seek to reverse their worst ever first half to a Bundesliga season.</p> <p>The tall 26-year-old defender won three Swiss league titles and two Swiss Cups with FC Basel before joining the Spanish team last year.</p> <p>He also played in the Champions League with the Swiss club.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-struggling-hoffenheim-sign-defender-abraham-getafe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Getafe TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:30:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737688 at http://www.globalpost.com Atletico pair sent off in draw at Getafe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130407/nine-man-atletico-lose-ground-real-after-getafe-draw <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 (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid slipped three points behind second-placed Real Madrid after having two players sent off in a 0-0 draw at Getafe in La Liga on Sunday.</p> <p>In a poor game marred by play-acting and littered with fouls and cards, Colombia striker Radamel Falcao had the best chance for the visitors just after the hour when his low shot was well saved by goalkeeper Jordi Codina.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130407/nine-man-atletico-lose-ground-real-after-getafe-draw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Spain Getafe Roberto Soldado Sport in Spain Thomson Reuters Mon, 08 Apr 2013 00:46:02 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5805180 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Hat-trick hero Pedro revives Barcelona http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131222/football-hat-trick-hero-pedro-revives-barcelona <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Barcelona ensured they will finish 2013 on top of La Liga as a Pedro Rodriguez hat-trick helped them come from 2-0 down to win 5-2 at Getafe on Sunday.</p> <p>The hosts had got off to a flying start as goals from Sergio Escudero and Lisandro Lopez put them 2-0 up inside 14 minutes.</p> <p>However, the Catalans responded like champions as Pedro scored three times in eight minutes before the break.</p> <p>Cesc Fabregas gave Barca breathing space when he volleyed home Pedro's cross 22 minutes from time and the former Arsenal captain doubled his tally from the penalty spot moments later.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131222/football-hat-trick-hero-pedro-revives-barcelona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Getafe Pedro Leon AFP Sun, 22 Dec 2013 20:02:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6027142 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Hat-trick hero Pedro revives Barcelona http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131222/football-hat-trick-hero-pedro-revives-barcelona-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Barcelona ensured they will finish 2013 on top of La Liga as a Pedro Rodriguez hat-trick helped them come from 2-0 down to win 5-2 at Getafe on Sunday.</p> <p>The hosts had got off to a flying start as goals from Sergio Escudero and Lisandro Lopez put them 2-0 up inside 14 minutes.</p> <p>However, the Catalans responded like champions as Pedro scored three times in eight minutes before the break.</p> <p>Cesc Fabregas gave Barca breathing space when he volleyed home Pedro's cross 22 minutes from time and the former Arsenal captain doubled his tally from the penalty spot moments later.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131222/football-hat-trick-hero-pedro-revives-barcelona-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Getafe Lionel Messi Pedro Leon AFP Mon, 23 Dec 2013 03:32:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6027259 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Martino future in doubt as Barca are held by Getafe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140503/football-martino-future-doubt-barca-are-held-getafe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Gerardo Martino said he will reflect on whether he will continue as Barcelona coach for next season after seeing his side's title hopes all but ended by a 2-2 draw at home to relegation threatened Getafe.</p> <p>The Catalans now look set to end the campaign without a major trophy for the first time in six years as they lie three points behind La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid with just two games remaining and having played one match more than Los Rojiblancos.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140503/football-martino-future-doubt-barca-are-held-getafe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Getafe AFP Sat, 03 May 2014 23:05:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6137883 at http://www.globalpost.com