1. Picking Spain's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    Spain's international team ruled the world for a period under Luis Aragones and Vicente del Bosque , but the 2010 World Cup winners didn't have such an enjoyable time of things ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 6,481 reads 0 comments

  2. Spain Beat France 2-0 as Video Technology Plays Role Multiple Times

    Spain beat France 2-0 in an international friendly at the Stade de France in Paris as video assistance for officials was trialled during the contest on Tuesday...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 1 month ago 4,450 reads 0 comments

  3. Why 'Cachondo' Gerard Pique Is Such a Hate Figure Among Spain's Football Fans

    On Tuesday evening, Gerard Pique will win another cap for Spain when he runs out on to the pitch at Stade de France in Paris...

    Richard Fitzpatrick Written by Richard Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 23,024 reads 0 comments

  4. Spain vs. Israel: Score and Reaction for World Cup 2018 Qualifying

    Spain cruised to yet another win in Group G of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying on Friday, beating Israel 4-1 in Gijon. David Silva gave the hosts an early lead and Vitolo added to the advantage at the end of a dire first half...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 2 months ago 4,589 reads 0 comments

  5. Spain vs. Israel: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream and Preview

    Spain welcome Israel in a UEFA Group G qualifying match for the 2018 FIFA World Cup , as the hosts attempt to maintain their imperious home record at the Estadio El Molinon in Gijon on Friday...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 2 months ago 5,087 reads 0 comments

  6. Vitolo: Sevilla's Action Man Becoming Bolter from the Pack for Lopetegui's Spain

    Julen Lopetegui had seen it before and had picked him precisely for it, and seeing it again on such a stage will have only reinforced it...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 6 months ago 908 reads 0 comments

  7. Spain vs. Macedonia: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream, Preview

    Spain will be expected to make light work of Macedonia in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes in Granada on Saturday...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 7 months ago 2,540 reads 0 comments

  8. Spain's Clash with Italy Is Early Chance for Julen Lopetegui to Set New Tone

    Julen Lopetegui won't be looking back. "Football does not stop," the new Spain manager  said when presented  back in July. "Spanish football is proud of its past, but we will look to the future...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 8 months ago 551 reads 3 comments

  9. Cesc Fabregas, Hector Bellerin Not in Spain Squad to Face Italy and Albania

    Spain manager Julen Lopetegui has left Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas and Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin out of his squad for the team's upcoming international fixtures...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 10,995 reads 35 comments

  10. Diego Costa Comments on Spain Criticism After Performance Against Belgium

    Diego Costa has lashed out at the Spanish media as he believes his performances are judged more harshly because he does not play for Barcelona or Real Madrid and was not born in Spain...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 9 months ago 9,969 reads 22 comments

  11. Julen Lopetegui Appointed Spain Manager: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Former FC Porto manager Julen Lopetegui was named as Spain's new manager on Thursday. The 49-year-old's appointment was confirmed by the national team via Twitter (h/t football ...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 10 months ago 5,923 reads 11 comments

  12. Rebuilding Spain: Del Bosque's Successor Faces Tricky Task After Euro 2016 Exit

    This wasn't a Roy Hodgson -style exit, but ultimately the same result was coming, and right there he knew: It was time. "I have more or less decided," Vicente del Bosque said succinctly...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 months ago 2,005 reads 1 comments

  13. Ranking Spain's Players Following Their Euro 2016 Exit

    The dynasty is over. Spain's empire is no more. On Tuesday, La Roja returned home empty-handed from Paris, where Italy had ambushed them a day earlier at Euro 2016 to strip them of the second of their two titles that they'd so famously held at once...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 months ago 6,239 reads 18 comments

  14. Vicente del Bosque, Spain Part Ways: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Vicente del Bosque  said on June 30 he would step down as Spain manager after their exit from UEFA Euro 2016...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 11 months ago 5,402 reads 35 comments

  15. As Spain Look Ahead, Vicente Del Bosque's Legacy Will Grow Stronger with Time

    The headline from Marca was neither aggressive nor sensationalist, even though they often are. Instead, there was a feeling of acceptance to it, which will grow more widespread with time...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 months ago 778 reads 9 comments

  16. Spain's Glorious Dynasty Toppled by the Very Team It All Started With: Italy

    It ended the way all dynasties do: messy. The clock had just ticked into added time when Emanuele Giaccherini broke with the ball directly from a Spain corner...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 months ago 4,281 reads 31 comments

  17. Spain Eye Historic Run: Blowing of Euro 2016 Opportunity Has Presented Another

    They were 13 seconds that changed everything. For Spain. For Italy. For Germany. For France. For everyone.  At one end inside the Stade de Bordeaux, Aritz Aduriz had been played in by Sergio Busquets...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 months ago 8,888 reads 24 comments

  18. Breaking Down How Spain Can Topple Well-Drilled Italy in Euro 2016 Clash

    Vicente del Bosque was prepared to admit it. It was late on Tuesday evening in Bordeaux, and after a shock loss to a weakened Croatia, his Spain outfit had just been sent to the daunting ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 months ago 2,177 reads 4 comments

  19. Gerard Pique Responds to Claims He Stuck Middle Finger Up During Spain Anthem

    Gerard Pique has hit back at claims that he stuck his middle finger up during Spain's national anthem ahead of their defeat to Croatia at Euro 2016 on Tuesday, and he branded the accusations " stupid...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 11 months ago 6,840 reads 22 comments

  20. Sloppy Spain Build Their Own Euro 2016 Mountain as They Swap Paths with Croatia

    The net bulged and those behind it erupted in euphoria. In front of them, Spain's David De Gea sat on the turf in shock, his arm pointing despairingly at a team-mate, his head quickly dropping...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 months ago 21,505 reads 12 comments

  21. Spain vs. Croatia Betting Odds Preview, Euro 2016 Prediction

    Spain looks to continue its march toward a third straight European Championship crown when it takes on Croatia on Tuesday in its group-stage finale as a strong +100 favorite at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 11 months ago 4,861 reads 1 comments

  22. Behind Sizzling Spain, Vicente del Bosque Proving He's Not so Stubborn After All

    Nolito to Alvaro Morata : goal. Nolito on his own: goal. The second of those had just gone in at the Stade de Nice, and its scorer was headed straight for the bench, where an embrace was waiting...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 months ago 5,740 reads 12 comments

  23. State of Spain: Purring La Roja Ideally Placed to Defend Crown at Euro 2016

    The cover of Marca said it all: "That is how champions play." It was the morning after the most dazzling display of Euro 2016 to date, a proper fiesta of football, and a familiar realisation was setting in: They're the favourites...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 months ago 4,217 reads 15 comments

  24. Dazzling Spain Establish Themselves as Euro 2016 Favourites with Turkey Win

    It's only ever been them who could play like this. The question was whether they still had this in them. That question has now been answered...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 months ago 9,216 reads 25 comments

  25. History Shows a Slow Start Is How Spain Like It Best at Euros

    What really is the sign of champions? There seems to be some disconnect in consensus. Some think it’s a thumping display of superiority, dominating from start to finish and running up a score more befitting of a cricket match...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 11 months ago 4,192 reads 4 comments