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Football in Spain

Mourinho bows out after trophyless season at Real

Intensely irritating to some, hugely entertaining to others, the outspoken and colourful Jose Mourinho has proven time and again that success is never far from his golden touch.

Wednesday, 22 May, 2013, 5:14am

Jose Mourinho has 'worst season' as Real Madrid lose cup final to Atletico

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho described his side's season as the worst of his trophy-laden, colourful career after Atletico Madrid edged a 2-1 extra-time Spanish Cup triumph.

19 May 2013 - 4:26am

A Bad Week for ... , April 28, 2013

If there's one job in Hong Kong that demands the incumbent be seen to be whiter than white, it's surely the leadership of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. But former commissioner Timothy Tong has found himself at the centre of a series of accusations.

28 Apr 2013 - 5:02am

Mourinho hopes Real Madrid recover goalscoring form against Galatasaray

Cristiano Ronaldo kept up his imperious form with his 43rd goal of the season in last Saturday's 1-1 draw away at Real Zaragoza, but the lack of goals from other areas of the pitch concerns Mourinho.

3 Apr 2013 - 5:28am

Iker Casillas has to regain spot in Real Madrid, says Jose Mourinho

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho says Iker Casillas will not even be on the bench for the Champions League quarter-final first-leg against Galatasaray on Wednesday.

1 Apr 2013 - 3:39am

Vicente Del Bosque hails Spain for toppling France in World cup qualifier

With three rounds of games remaining, Spain are now a point ahead of France again, just four days after conceding top spot when their 1-1 home draw with Finland was combined with France beating Georgia.

28 Mar 2013 - 4:16am

Spain face must-win World Cup qualifier against France

Vicente Del Bosque's side have not lost a competitive match since the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, but two consecutive home draws have seen them fall behind France in this qualifying campaign.

26 Mar 2013 - 10:55pm

Del Bosque laments Spain's failure to turn possession into goals in Finland match

Spain manager Vicente del Bosque lamented his side's inability to turn possession into goals as they could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Finland in Friday's World Cup qualifier.

24 Mar 2013 - 5:20am

Spain and France keep focus before World Cup qualifying showdown

With just over a year to go until the World Cup, some of Europe's leading nations are hoping to take a major step towards sealing their places in the finals in Brazil in a busy week of qualifying.

22 Mar 2013 - 3:36am

Roura wary of going all-out against Milan

Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura says his side will have to balance attacking intent with caution if they are to progress to the Champions League quarter-finals against AC Milan tomorrow night.

11 Mar 2013 - 4:02am