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La Liga

Real Madrid boss hails Gareth Bale's two-goal display

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti lauded Gareth Bale’s contribution after the Welshman scored twice and made two more goals as Real thrashed Sevilla 7-3 on Wednesday.

Thursday, 31 October, 2013, 10:16am

Much-changed Barca still too good for Celta

Barcelona moved four points clear of Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga as they eased to a 3-0 win over Celta Vigo.

Alexis Sanchez continued his fine scoring form after netting the decisive goal in Barca’s 2-1 win over Real Madrid at the weekend when he tapped home the opener after just nine minutes.

30 Oct 2013 - 10:39am

Barcelona agree to sell David Villa to Atletico for US$6.5m

Atletico will pay €2.1 million this season, a further €2 million if the player continues to play at the Calderon in the 2014/15 season, and another one million if he extends his contract to 2016, Barca said in a statement.

9 Jul 2013 - 9:16am

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.

22 May 2013 - 5:14am

Barcelona title on week-long hold after draw at Bilbao

Victory for Barca at the San Mames and defeat for Real in the Madrid derby at the Calderon would have given the leaders an unassailable 16-point advantage with five matches left.

28 Apr 2013 - 11:22am

Bayern Munich title feat reflects dominance of Europe's top teams

Bayern's 1-0 victory opened up a 20-point lead over the now-deposed champions Borussia Dortmund with six games left. While the Bavarians' dominance of their domestic league is unusually pronounced, they are not alone in such feats.

8 Apr 2013 - 4:12am

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

No time for changes at Barcelona, says Messi

Barca face a huge task to overturn a 2-0 first-leg deficit against AC Milan at the Camp Nou on Tuesday but Messi said he was hoping the occasion would help lift them out of their recent slump.

9 Mar 2013 - 4:06am

Big decisions favour Real, Pique insists

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique claimed Real Madrid tend to get the big decisions from referees after his side were denied a last-minute penalty in their 2-1 defeat by their rivals.

4 Mar 2013 - 3:12am

Barcelona fume over Real Madrid 'favouritism' from referees

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has claimed that Real Madrid tend to get the big decisions from referees after his side were denied a last minute penalty in their 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid.

3 Mar 2013 - 1:33pm