Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical:
  • Valencia's Neville on brink of sack

    Gary Neville could take charge of Valencia for the final time should he fail to deliver a league win at the ninth attempt when his side travel to fellow strugglers Real Betis on Sunday. Neville's terrible run of five points from eight La Liga games since taking charge in December was compounded as…

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  • Betis sign ex-Brazilian international Damiao

    Madrid (AFP) - La Liga strugglers Real Betis have bolstered their attacking options by signing former Brazilian international Leandro Damiao on a free transfer, the club confirmed on Thursday.

    AFP
  • Neville won't quit despite 7-0 Barca thrashing

    Valencia boss Gary Neville admitted his side's 7-0 Copa del Rey semi-final mauling at the hands of Barcelona on Wednesday was one of his worst nights in football but he refused to quit. Luis Suarez scored four and Lionel Messi added a hat-trick as Barca rendered next week's second-leg meaningless…

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  • Deportivo La Coruna held 2-2 by Rayo in La Liga

    MADRID (AP) -- Deportivo La Coruna twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against visiting Rayo Vallecano on Monday, extending its winless streak in the Spanish league to six games.

    The Associated Press
  • Watford land Doucoure from Rennes

    Watford signed Abdoulaye Doucoure from Rennes and immediately loaned the French midfielder to Spanish club Granada on Monday, the Premier League side announced. The 23-year-old will gain further top-level experience with La Liga outfit Granada, whose shares are held by Watford owners the Pozzo…

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  • Barca full-back Montoya joins Betis

    Barcelona right-back Martin Montoya has joined Real Betis on loan till the end of the season, the European champions confirmed on Monday. Montoya had been on loan at Inter Milan, but that deal has now been cut short to allow him to join La Liga strugglers Betis. "Barcelona and Betis have reached…

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  • Sacking suggestions 'ridiculous', insists Neville

    Valencia boss Gary Neville claimed it is "ridiculous" his short tenure at the club may soon become untenable after his winless streak in La Liga stretched to eight games with a 1-0 defeat at home to Sporting Gijon. A first defeat at Mestalla in the league since November 2014 sees Valencia sit…

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  • Big time Suarez delivers again for Barca

    Always the man for the big occasion, Luis Suarez was Barcelona's match-winner once more as the European champions took firm control of the La Liga title race by defeating closest rivals Atletico Madrid 2-1. Barca were far from their best on Saturday, outplayed for the first half hour, they fell…

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  • Barca beats Atletico in Liga, City & Arsenal win in FA Cup

    Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez helped Barcelona break the tie at the top of the Spanish league on Saturday, and Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham all won in England's FA Cup.

    The Associated Press
  • Barca boss dismisses talk of title decider against Atletico Madrid

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique dismissed suggestions his side will have the La Liga title in their grasp with victory over closest challengers Atletico Madrid on Saturday. The European champions are level with Atletico on 48 points at the top of the table, but have a game in hand on Diego Simeone's…

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  • Barcelona host Atletico Madrid in La Liga title showdown

    First meets second as Barcelona host Atletico Madrid on Saturday looking to tighten their grip on the La Liga title race. The sides are level on 48 points at the top of the table, but Barca have a game in hand on Atletico and can take a huge step towards a fifth title in seven years with an eighth…

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  • Espanyol loan Watford 'keeper Arlauskis

    Barcelona (AFP) - La Liga strugglers Espanyol have taken Lithuanian international goalkeeper Giedrius Arlauskis on loan from Watford for the remainer of the season, both clubs confirmed on Thursday.

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  • Atlético Madrid might upset Barcelona this weekend

    Yahoo Sports' Ryan Bailey examines a weekend battle between two of La Liga's top clubs.

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  • Zidane 'proud' despite dent in Real Madrid title hopes

    Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insisted he was proud of his side's display despite slipping further behind Barcelona in the La Liga title race with a 1-1 draw at Real Betis on Sunday. Zidane had cruised to victory in his first two games in charge since replacing Rafael Benitez earlier this…

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  • Zidane's Madrid held at Betis, Atletico in Sevilla stalemate

    Zinedine Zidane suffered his first setback as Real Madrid boss as Los Blancos were held 1-1 at Real Betis on Sunday to slip four points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona. Atletico Madrid also spurned the chance to move back on top as they failed to break down 10-man Sevilla in a 0-0 draw at the…

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  • Messi scores to help Barca take overnight Liga lead

    Lionel Messi scored an acrobatic goal to help Barcelona earn a hard-fought 2-1 victory at Malaga on Saturday, giving the defending champion the overnight lead of the Spanish league. Showing no signs of any lingering muscle pain that kept him from playing midweek, Messi made a pass for Luis Suarez…

    The Associated Press
  • Messi to the rescue for under par Barca

    Lionel Messi scored a spectacular winner as Barcelona moved to the top of La Liga with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Malaga on Saturday. The European champions were handed the perfect start when Munir El Haddadi tapped home the opener after just 64 seconds, but were far from their best and Malaga…

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