Real Madrid triumphant in El Clasico clash!

In the first meeting of Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona this season, Los Blancos came out on top 3-1. The current Champions League title holders were victorious in front of over 85,000 at Santiago Bernabéu in the capital. The El Clasico tie saw the debut of the controversial Luis Suarez in the number 9 Barcelona shirt after his 4 month …

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Gareth ThomasReal Madrid triumphant in El Clasico clash!

Victor Valdes training with Manchester United

Victor Valdes is perhaps the most high profile free agent out there at the moment after he left Barcelona this summer, a club he was at since 1995. The 32-year-old Spaniard is still recovering from a serious knee injury and now various media outlets including the Daily Telegraph understand Manchester United are interested in him. Louis Van Gaal has invited Valdes, …

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Gareth ThomasVictor Valdes training with Manchester United

Real Madrid & Spanish legend off to the USA

Real Madrid have had some of the greatest players of all time grace their hollowed Santiago Bernabéu, perhaps one of the biggest in terms of Spanish footballers was Raúl Gonzalez. Now it is believed by ESPN that the 37-year-old, who recently retired, is soon to join North American Soccer League (NASL) side New York Cosmos. Raúl was born in Madrid and …

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Gareth ThomasReal Madrid & Spanish legend off to the USA

Chelsea – Diego Costa turns down offer of extra rest

Chelsea’s star striker Diego Costa has apparently turned down manager José Mourinho’s offer of an extra two days rest after the international break. Get West London report that Chelsea were set to give Costa time to look after a niggling hamstring problem but he turned up to training to prove his fitness. José Mourinho confirmed that he gave Cesc Fabregas, Diego …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea – Diego Costa turns down offer of extra rest

Pep Guardiola will manage Manchester United one day

43-year-old Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has admitted that one day he would love to manage Premier League club Manchester United. The Daily Telegraph carries the quotes from a new book that has been released documenting his new season at the Bundesliga side. Pep Guardiola began his playing career with Barcelona and played 263 La Liga games for the first team …

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Gareth ThomasPep Guardiola will manage Manchester United one day

Lionel Messi’s 10-year Barcelona anniversary commemorated

It’s hard to believe that today marks 10-years since a 17-year-old Lionel Messi made his Barcelona debut. The Argentinean magician has 249 La Liga goals for the Catalan giants and 95 caps for his country and is widely considered as perhaps the greatest player ever to grace a football pitch. Leo Messi began his career in the sport in 1995 …

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Gareth ThomasLionel Messi’s 10-year Barcelona anniversary commemorated

Manchester United update – Juan Mata out, Arturo Vidal in?

Manchester United were persistently linked to Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal over the summer transfer window. Now the Daily Star understand that to sweeten the deal for the Italians, Louis Van Gaal is prepared to offer Juan Mata as part of the deal. Juan Mata, 26-years-old, joined Manchester United on 24 January 2014 for a then club record £37.1m. The transfer came …

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Gareth ThomasManchester United update – Juan Mata out, Arturo Vidal in?

Chelsea Update – Diego Costa’s incredible miss!

Premier League’s top goalscorer, Diego Costa scored for Spain in their Euro 2016 Qualifier against Luxembourg this week, however…did you see his incredible miss as well? No! Well…here it is! Oh dear! Chelsea star Diego Costa, the Premier League's top scorer, has just done THIS: http://t.co/pcor4qsuA0 — BreakingNews.ie (@breakingnewsie) October 12, 2014 Costa has been on scintillating form since joining …

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Oliver BainesChelsea Update – Diego Costa’s incredible miss!

Tottenham update – Huntelaar lined up in January?

Earlier today we reported that Tottenham Hotspur’s Spanish striker Roberto Soldado is set to move to Italy if they can agree a deal for his wage package. Now the Daily Mirror think Schalke forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar could be the man to replace him at White Hart Lane. The 31-year-old Netherlands striker is coming to the end of his contract with Schalke …

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Gareth ThomasTottenham update – Huntelaar lined up in January?

Tottenham update – Roberto Soldado off to Italy?

Tottenham Hotspur could be set to offload their Spanish forward Roberto Soldado to Italy in January. The Daily Express understand that Inter Milan are set to bid for the striker but the fee and wages could be an issue for the Nerazzurri. Roberto Soldado joined Spurs from Valencia on 1 August 2013 for £26m and his transfer was full of excitement. …

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Gareth ThomasTottenham update – Roberto Soldado off to Italy?

Arsenal Update – Gunners interested in Spain keeper?

Arsenal have been reported to be monitoring the movements of Real Madrid keeper, Iker Casillas according to the Daily Star. An interesting link despite the Gunners signing David Ospina in the summer. At 33-years-old, Casillas is becoming a veteran in the game. However, his latest flurry of performances have not matched his career best and has started to make some calamitous errors. …

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Oliver BainesArsenal Update – Gunners interested in Spain keeper?

Liverpool target Sergi Roberto signs new contract

Barcelona’s 22-year-old midfielder Sergi Roberto has signed a new contract until June 2019 the Catalan club have announced. Sergi Roberto has been heavily linked with a Premier League move in recent seasons with Liverpool often thought to be a likely destination. Sergi Roberto was joined by Barça president Josep Maria Bartomeu, Director of Sport & former player Andoni Zubizarreta and …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool target Sergi Roberto signs new contract

Pedro puts Liverpool and Arsenal on high alert

Spanish superstar Pedro could be ready for a move to the Premier League in January according to The Metro. Pedro is reportedly concerned that he will be used as back up to Luis Suarez and Neymar at Barcelona if he stays. Pedro Rodriguez has 44 caps and 15 goals for Spain and has been at Barcelona since his youth career …

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Gareth ThomasPedro puts Liverpool and Arsenal on high alert

Valencia try to hang on to Chelsea & Arsenal target

Valencia are desperately trying to offer young forward Paco Alcácer a new contract after he broke into the full Spanish side. TalkSport believe they are in competition with Chelsea and Arsenal to keep hold of their new star. The 21-year-old number 9 has been at Valencia since 2005 and has recently shot to fame. In 2012/13 Alcácer played 20 times …

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Gareth ThomasValencia try to hang on to Chelsea & Arsenal target

Spain pummel Macedonia 5-1

Spain finally began a recovery process from their World Cup humiliation last night with a 5-1 drubbing of Macedonia in their opening Euro 2016 qualification campaign. With 5 different goal scorers, Spain can be pleased with the performance that saw them put to bed recent displays of goals conceded and not many scored. The squad had 7 changes to the …

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Gareth ThomasSpain pummel Macedonia 5-1

Diego Costa injury worry better than thought

Chelsea fans will have been worried by the news that their new £32m striker Diego Costa was out of Spain’s international fixtures with a hamstring injury. However the Daily Mirror have reported that the prolific goalscorer is hoping to be fit for their Swansea clash on Saturday. Diego Costa is Brazilian by birth but elected to represent Spain after living in …

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Gareth ThomasDiego Costa injury worry better than thought

Victor Valdes nears Liverpool switch

Victor Valdes is understood to be nearing a move to Anfield when he passes a medical in October. The Daily Mail believe the Spanish shot stopper, who is seeking a new challenge, will compete with Simon Mignolet for the number 1 spot. Valdes joined Barcelona in 1995 as a youngster and worked his way through the Barcelona C & B teams …

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Gareth ThomasVictor Valdes nears Liverpool switch

Spain lose miserably once again, this time to France

Spain were beaten 1-0 last night by hosts France with new Chelsea signing Loïc Rémy netting the winning goal. Vicente del Bosque named a much changed side following their World Cup humiliation in Brazil but the performance was still disappointing. The XI that started the match for Spain only featured 4 players who started their World Cup campaign with the …

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Gareth ThomasSpain lose miserably once again, this time to France

Alvaro Negredo booed off at Valencia unveiling

Alvaro Negredo made a late deadline day move to Valencia on Monday evening but The Independent have reported how he was booed at his unveiling. The 29-year-old joined on an initial season-long loan deal that contains a clause which means Valencia will be obliged to purchase him for €27m. Negredo was shown off to 11,000 fans at Valencia’s Mestalla stadium …

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Gareth ThomasAlvaro Negredo booed off at Valencia unveiling

Liverpool sign Spain U17 international

Liverpool have completed yet another signing but this time beyond deadline day. The club have announced the signing of Spain U17 international Madger Antonio from La Liga club Villarreal. The Daily Mirror confirm the transfer is for a nominal fee as the Antonio’s contract was set to expire at the end of this season and Villarreal feared losing the player on …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool sign Spain U17 international