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Spanish inspiration for Victoria’s boutique stadia vision

Spanish inspiration for Victoria’s boutique stadia vision

A recent trip to Madrid to experience La Liga has inspired Football Federation Victoria CEO Peter Filopoulos’ vision for boutique NPL stadia in Victoria, and these venues could also be used in an expanded A-League. 26 Feb 2019
Mabil's mate is all-time striking great

Mabil's mate is all-time striking great

Every Aussie fan knows Awer Mabil is big news Down Under, but they may not know he's got some friends in high places as well. 18 Jan 2019
Newcastle Jets' friendly with La Liga club cancelled

Newcastle Jets' friendly with La Liga club cancelled

Newcastle Jets won't play Spanish La Liga club Getafe following a last-minute change to their Spanish tour schedule, with the club set to take on opponents who also hail from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) instead. 28 Jul 2018
Newcastle Jets out to attack on Spanish tour

Newcastle Jets out to attack on Spanish tour

Newcastle Jets coach Ernie Merrick says his side won't be holding back playing defensive football in this week's Spanish tour where they'll take on La Liga opposition. 28 Jul 2018
Melbourne City hit for six by La Liga club

Melbourne City hit for six by La Liga club

Melbourne City has wrapped up its tour of India on Friday night with a 6-0 loss to Spanish La Liga outfit Girona in Kochi. 28 Jul 2018
Spain captain Ramos proposes to girlfriend of six years

Spain captain Ramos proposes to girlfriend of six years

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, who captained Spain at this summer's World Cup in Russia, proposed to his girlfriend Pilar Rubio, the footballer said Tuesday. 17 Jul 2018
Spain win FIFA fair play trophy at 2018 World Cup

Spain win FIFA fair play trophy at 2018 World Cup

The Spanish national football team won the FIFA Fair Play Trophy, an award for the team that advanced to the second round with the best record of fair play, on Sunday. 16 Jul 2018
Ex-keeper says Russia deserve respect

Ex-keeper says Russia deserve respect

Former Russia goalkeeper Aleksandr Filimonov said on Tuesday that the national team “deserves respect” despite not playing “proper” football in their World Cup Round of 16 match against Spain. 11 Jul 2018
Luis Enrique tipped take charge of Spain

Luis Enrique tipped take charge of Spain

Former Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique has emerged as a front-runner to take over as the head coach of the Spanish national football team. 9 Jul 2018
Hierro steps down as Spain coach after World Cup disappointment

Hierro steps down as Spain coach after World Cup disappointment

Fernando Hierro has stepped down as Spain head coach after the national team's early elimination from this summer's FIFA World Cup. 8 Jul 2018
Many World Cup favourites eliminated because of ‘poor preparation’

Many World Cup favourites eliminated because of ‘poor preparation’

Croatia Football Federation (HNS) President Davor Suker said that World Cup favourites, such as Brazil, Germany and Spain, were eliminated from the tournament because of “poor preparation.” 8 Jul 2018
Over 264,000 fans attend World Cup matches in Sochi

Over 264,000 fans attend World Cup matches in Sochi

A total of 264,057 fans attended the 2018 World Cup matches in the southern Russian city of Sochi. 8 Jul 2018
RFS vice president already proud of Russian team

RFS vice president already proud of Russian team

The Russian Football Union’s (RFS) First Vice-President Nikita Simonyan said on Saturday that he was already proud of his country ahead of the World Cup Quarter-final match against Croatia that is currently being held in Sochi. 8 Jul 2018
Ex-Russia forward: Croatia will be tougher than Spain

Ex-Russia forward: Croatia will be tougher than Spain

Former Russia forward Maksim Buznikin said the World Cup quarter-final match between Russia and Croatia would be tougher than the round of 16 clash with Spain. 7 Jul 2018
Graffiti of Russia keeper Akinfeev painted in Kemerovo

Graffiti of Russia keeper Akinfeev painted in Kemerovo

Graffiti depicting Russia captain and goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev has been painted on a university in Russia's Siberian city of Kemerovo after the goalkeeper helped to see his side through to the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals. 7 Jul 2018
Russia 'have more things to accomplish' at World Cup - Kutepov

Russia 'have more things to accomplish' at World Cup - Kutepov

Russia players are not going to stop progressing at this year's FIFA World Cup and they "have more things to accomplish," the national team's defender Ilya Kutepov said. 7 Jul 2018