Spanish Football Squad Go Sailing in Alicante Ahead of Volvo Ocean Race

As T-Pain might say, they’re on a boat. The Spanish football squad took time out to go sailing ahead of their Euro 2012 qualifying match against Scotland on Tuesday. Fernando Torres, Carlo Puyol, Xavi, David Villa, Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos, Xabi Alonso and Pepe Reina cramped into the Camper moored at Volvo Ocean Race village in … Read more Spanish Football Squad Go Sailing in Alicante Ahead of Volvo Ocean Race

UEFA Super Cup 2011: Barcelona v Porto (2-0) Match Review

Barcelona were crowned the 2011 UEFA Super Cup Champions on the evening of August 26th in Stade Louis II, Monaco, following an impressive, if rusty, 2-0 win over UEFA Europa League holders, FC Porto. On a typically hot and humid Cote D’Azure day, Porto and Barcelona fans arrived early, determined to savour the experience of … Read more UEFA Super Cup 2011: Barcelona v Porto (2-0) Match Review

Football: FC Copenhagen 1-1 Barcelona, UEFA Champions League Group D Match Report

Barcelona travelled to Copenhagen in UEFA Champions League Group D last night and came home with only a pojnt despite hitting the woodwork three times in their 1-1 draw with FC Copenhagen. Lionel Messi finally got the visitors off the mark with a snapshot from within the area on 31 minutes, but Copenhagen took less … Read more Football: FC Copenhagen 1-1 Barcelona, UEFA Champions League Group D Match Report

Spain Win FIFA World Cup 2010

Spain have won the World Cup after defeating a sturdy Dutch side 1-0 win after extra time. Andres Iniesta was the goal hero with only four minutes before the expected penalty kicks. He received the ball from Cesc Fabregas and drove home to victorious celebrations. It was an epic match, but the Spanish deserved to … Read more Spain Win FIFA World Cup 2010

FIFA World Cup 2010 Semi Final: Germany 0 v 1 Spain

European champions Spain have beaten Germany 1 – 0 to book their place in the first World Cup final in their history. The first timers will face Brazil-beaters Holland on Sunday night in Soccer City. Neutral onlookers were rubbing their hands with glee at the prospect of this classy looking semi final between two of … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Semi Final: Germany 0 v 1 Spain

FIFA World Cup 2010 Quarter Final: Argentina 0 v 4 Germany

Germany have dumped Diego Maradona’s defensively light Argentina out of the 2010 FIFA World Cup yesterday with a phenomenal 4-0 victory over the South American side. Miroslav Klose moved, well, closer to the Brazilian Ronaldo in terms of most goals ever scored in World Cups by bagging a brace of goals in a match where … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Quarter Final: Argentina 0 v 4 Germany

FIFA World Cup 2010 Second Round: Spain 1 v 0 Portugal

David Villa (63 mins) European champions Spain have made it through to the quarter finals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, beating their Iberian cousins Portugal 1 – 0 in a fairly low key affair that failed to live up to the occasion. It was the first meeting of these two great footballing nations in … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Second Round: Spain 1 v 0 Portugal

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group H: Spain and Chile Qualify for Last 16

Spain beat Chile 2-1 to top Group H and, more importantly, avoid Brazil in the next round of the World Cup. Two first half goals from David Villa and Andres Iniesta were enough to keep the Spanish in the tournament, despite it being in doubt due to the defeat to Switzerland in their opening match. … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group H: Spain and Chile Qualify for Last 16

World Cup 2010: Spain 2 Honduras 0

Spain, courtesy of David Villa, earned their first win of this year’s World Cup by beating Honduras two-nil. A goal either side of half-time by the forward was easily enough to defeat a hardworking but deflated Honduras. And Villa still had time to miss a penalty which would have completed a hat trick, but his performance … Read more World Cup 2010: Spain 2 Honduras 0

FIFA World Cup 2010: Spain 23 Man Squad

Spain have selected their final 23 man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Spain are strongly fancied to lift the trophy this year as a number of their key players – some of the best in the world – are at their peak in 2010, including the lethal strike pairing of … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Spain 23 Man Squad

Football: Barcelona Set to Sign David Villa and Cesc Fabregas

In summer transfer moves that could cost in excess of €100million, Barcelona are poised to sign David Villa, of Valencia and Cesc Fabregas, the Arsenal captain. Joan Laporta, the Barcelona president – who’s side wrapped up the Spanish La Liga title this week – confirmed this week that bids are tabled for both players, and … Read more Football: Barcelona Set to Sign David Villa and Cesc Fabregas

FIFA World Cup 2010: Spain Announce Provisional 30 Man Squad

Spain have announced their provisional 30 man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup this week. The squad, which includes the injured Cesc Fabregas and Fernando Torres, features a number of players who have enjoyed incredible seasons in 2009/2010 marking Spain out as a potential winner of the tournament – as so often in World … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Spain Announce Provisional 30 Man Squad