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The Portuguese boss was not pleased by recent comments by the Spanish defender about Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, in which he appeared to question the Chelsea duo's commitment to the national team.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has hit back at Sergio Ramos after making remarks about Chelsea's Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, telling the Blancos ace: “Get a masters and become a doctor before you talk about my players’ fitness”.
These comments by the Portuguese boss comes after the Real Madrid defender, who despite claiming he was not referring to Fabregas and Costa, appeared... Read the rest of the article »
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Spain stood in the way of everything. Spain stood in the way of domination. Spain stood in the way of dreams. Spain stood in the way of a European Championship trophy. Spain stood in the way of a World Cup Final in South Africa. But Spain had long gone home when Germany stood atop the World in July 2014. Suddenly, Spain turned around and looked up at Germany.
The Germans... Read the rest of the article »
Joachim Löw decided the goalkeeper did not have to return with his National team after their victory against Gibraltar with a 4-0 score.
Germany's goalkeeper and Ballon D'Or contender Manuel Neuer will not take part of his National Team's next match against Spain, after coming down with an injury to his knee during the Mannschaft's victory against Gibraltar on Friday.
The German Football Federation (DFB) informed via a press release the Bayern Munich shot stopper will not take part of the friendly match against Spain this Tuesday... Read the rest of the article »
Spain vs Belarus will be featured in a Euro 2016 Qualifying encounter on Saturday, the 15th of November at the Estadio Nuevo Colombino.
The defending champions are second in Group C and will be aiming for all three points when they go against Andrei Zygmantovich's Belarus. La Roja are still feeling shocks from their disappointing World Cup campaign and after mauling Macedonia 5-1 in their opening Euro 2016 Qualifier, Del Bosque's men suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Slovakia.
However Spain restored order in their next outing... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid's center back feels some players are more commited to their clubs, so he asked them to show the same respect for their country's squad.
Spanish defender Sergio Ramos will be back with his National Team after recovering from an injury to his right leg. Before this week's matches against Belarus and Germany, Ramos asked his fellow La Roja teammates to give everything for the team, since he believes not all of them are committed at their fullest with Vicente del Bosque's team.
"I think you have to show the same respect for... Read the rest of the article »
Despite being settled in with a second spell in London, the Portuguese tactician could be lured back to Spain.
Although he's well known as the former coach of Real Madrid, many might not realize that the capital club were not Jose Mourinho's first team in La Liga.
In fact, prior to becoming the manager of teams like Chelsea, Porto, and Inter, the Portuguese tactician worked as an assistant coach at Real Madrid's arch-rivals Barcelona in the late 90's, first with Sir Bobby Robson, and then, most interestingly... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea's playmaker underwent a medical review earlier today, confirming an injury sustained during his last game with The Blues against Liverpool.
Cesc Fabregas will not be available for Spain's International matches this week, after coming down with an injury during Chelsea's match against Liverpool last weekend.
The Catalunyan player underwent a series of medical examinations to determine if he would be available for Vicente Del Bosque's squad, but doctors Oscar Celada and Jesus Cota confirmed what their Chelsea counterparts informed... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea's striker has been the object of controversy between Jose Mourinho and Vicente del Bosque, so the Spanish manager decided to rest him in this International break.
After all the controversy surrounding his recent injuries, Spain's coach Vicente Del Bosque decided to rest Diego Costa for this International week, so Chelsea's striker can focus on playing with his team.
"We thought the best he can do is rest. He has been struggling with his groin injuries, and even though he wanted to be here, his health is an issue of major concern, so it's better for... Read the rest of the article »
Don't know where to watch the most anticipated game this season for Los Blancos and Los Culés? We'll help you out!
Real Madrid and Barcelona will have the world of football paralyzed in the next few hours. But, with everything set at Santiago Bernabeu stadium, you still don't know where to watch this more than interesting match?
Barcelona knows best! Los Blaugranas trust LiveSoccerTV to get broadcast info to inform their fans through their Twitter feed.
#FCBLive When and where to watch the match... Read the rest of the article »
The October 2014 FIFA World Ranking has been released. USA have been kicked out of the Top 20, Spain have suffered another blow and Portugal have surprisingly been promoted.
The FIFA World Ranking is perhaps the most hated chart in world football. However, as long as it affects the seeding ahead of tournament draws, fans continue to be concerned about it. The October 2014 edition of the ranking is not less controversial than last month’s.
The biggest talking point is the fall of reigning European champions Spain. They are now out of the continent’s top... Read the rest of the article »
Reports surrounding the alleged fixed match between Zaragoza and Levante include payments to seven players and their former coach.
The plot thickens around the alleged fixed match between Zaragoza and Levante back in 2011. According to investigations, seven players and their coach received payments made by their president, Agapito Iglesias, only to return the money days later. One of the players who allegedly received money is Manchester United's Ander Herrera, and Atletico Madrid's captain Gabi, who scored a brace to help Zaragoza... Read the rest of the article »
The Chelsea boss has ruled out his star striker of Tuesday's Champions League clash with Maribor, whilst taking a jab at Spanish national team coach Vicente del Bosque
Chelsea coach Jose Mourino claims he is uncertain when star striker Diego Costa will regain fitness to return to the squad, but revealed that the former Atletico Madrid forward will not be ready for Tuesday night's Champions League clash with Maribor at Stamford Bridge.
The 26-year-old joined up with Spanish national team for two Euro 2016 qualifying game during the latest international break.... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish International stated he has never thought of leaving the National team, and he even sees himself taking part of the Euro 2016.
After receiving harsh criticism for his recent performances with Spain's National Team, Iker Casillas spoke about all the heat he has been taking from fans and media on whether he should step aside and give another goalkeeper his spot. Real Madrid's icon -where he has been in the center of controversy as well- revealed during a press conference he still thinks he has what it takes to help the Spanish... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid coach took the job in 2008, leading Spain to win the 2010 World Cup and the Euro 2012.
Following their recent results and after a disappointing performance in this summer's World Cup, Vicente del Bosque has stated he will leave Spain's Head coaching gig after the Euro 2016, if they manage to qualify.
During an interview, the Spanish coach acknowledged he is considering seriously to leave the position, in which he became World Champion in 2010:
"It's a sure thing.... Read the rest of the article »
Unbeaten Premier League contenders Chelsea are yet to be truly tested, Manchester City’s David Silva claims.
In the English Premier League, the Citizens are currently the Blues’ closest rivals. However, there is still a five-point gap separating both teams. Southampton are surprisingly third with 13 points while Manchester United possess 11 points like Swansea and Tottenham Hotspur.
Could Chelsea dethrone Man City come May 2015? Spanish midfielder David Silva believes that the EPL title race... Read the rest of the article »
The Chelsea striker finally found the back of the net for la Furia Roja in the team's win over Luxembourg.
Despite starting off well with his new club, Diego Costa hasn't found success as easy to come by at international level.
The new Chelsea signing has been in absolute devastating form for the Blues so far this season as he has formed a great partnership with fellow newbie Cesc Fabregas.
However, the Brazilian, who switched nationality to his adopted nation to much controversy, was unable... Read the rest of the article »
Luxembourg vs Spain will be featured in a Euro 2016 qualification encounter on Sunday, the 12th of October at the Stade Josy Barthel.
Spain's woes continued after a dismal World Cup campaign as they slumped to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Slovakia. Juraj Kucka put the hosts one up in the first half after an error from Real Madrid number one Iker Casillas. Paco Alcacer seemed to have saved the day for the reigning champions after he equalized in the 82nd minute only for Miroslav Stoch to slot home Hamsik's inch perfect pass to hand... Read the rest of the article »
Spain's coach also recognized his team is having a hard time recovering from recent retirements of key players such as Xabi Alonso and Xavi Hernandez
Spanish head coach Vicente del Bosque held himself responsible for the current crisis in La Roja. Del Bosque stated during an interview he sees his team without the confidence they showed before, but he trusts this moment shall pass soon and they will bring the good times back:
"I'm not asking for forgiveness, I know we have represented our country in a great way in the past few years... Read the rest of the article »
The loss in Slovakia represents the FIRST ever qualifying loss for la Furia Roja in eight years.
On paper, many had expected Spain to record a second win in their EURO 2016 qualifying group against Slovakia after the disaster at this year's World Cup.
La Furia Roja became the second team in recent times--preceded by Italy--to win a trophy at the prior tournament and to be dumped out of the group stages four years later in Brazil. The shock result saw coach Vincente Del Bosque have to field... Read the rest of the article »
Slovakia vs Spain will be featured during the international break watch the match live on Wednesday, the 9th of October.
Defending champions Spain will be looking to make their way into the Euro 2016 after a disappointing World Cup campaign which saw them getting knocked out in the first round. They will travel to Zilina where they face Slovakia in a Group C encounter on Wednesday.
Both sides currently have three points with Spain demolishing Macedonia during their opening match whereas Slovakia got the better... Read the rest of the article »