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  • Barca held by Hercules, Real romp into last 16

    Barcelona were held 1-1 by lowly Hercules in their King's Cup last 32 first-leg match on Wednesday while Mariano scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid romped to a 6-1 second-leg victory over third-tier Cultural Leonesa and a 13-2 aggregate triumph.

  • Eto'o faces massive tax fraud charges

    Spanish prosecutors have recommended that Cameroonian football great Samuel Eto'o be handed a 10-year jail sentence and

  • Ballon d'Or just reward for hat-trick hero Ronaldo

    Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insisted he has no doubt Cristiano Ronaldo will be the deserving winner of a fourth Ballon d'Or come January, but his hat-trick in a 3-0 defeat of Atletico Madrid on Saturday may convince others.

  • Herrera to frame Spain debut shirt

    Spain midfielder Ander Herrera will preserve the memory of his international debut by framing the shirt he played in at Wembley on Tuesday.

  • Barca seals massive deal with Japan's Rakuten

    Spanish giants FC Barcelona sealed a massive shirt sponsorship deal Wednesday with Japanese online retailer Rakuten worth at least 55 million euros ($59 million) a year.

  • Isco denies England

    Substitute Isco struck deep in stoppage time to earn Spain a 2-2 draw and deprive Gareth Southgate of victory in his final game as England interim manager on Tuesday.

  • Spain fight back to snatch draw with Eng

    Isco scores in the sixth minute of stoppage time as Spain launch an improbable fightback to snatch a 2-2 friendly draw against England with both their goals coming after the 89th minute at Wembley.

  • Aduriz becomes Spain's oldest scorer in Macedonia rout

    Aritz Aduriz becomes the oldest man to score for Spain in an international, netting the final goal in their 4-0 victory over Macedonia in the World Cup qualifying Group G match.

  • Real run riot

    A much-weakened Real Madrid went goal crazy in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, smashing third-division minnows Cultural Leonesa 7-1 away from home in the first leg of their last-32 encounter.

  • Sociedad and their social benefits

    Football may appear to be a cut-throat business run by multi-billionaires who care about little more than lining their pockets and adopting a revolving door policy when it comes to managerial appointments.

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