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  1. Optimism returns to Spanish camp

    Simon Baskett

    There was renewed optimism about Spain's chances of qualifying for Euro 2008 after their determined 1-0 win over Iceland at a rain-soaked Son Moix on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2007
  2. Sevilla aim to complete business against Betis

    Simon Baskett

    Sevilla plan to approach the remaining 33-minute segment of their King's Cup quarter-final second leg against city rivals Betis as if it were a full match, says coach Juande Ramos.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2007
  3. Real under pressure to end Riazor hoodoo

    Simon Baskett

    Real Madrid have the option of using new signings Fernando Gago and Gonzalo Higuain on Sunday when they try to end a 15-year hoodoo at Deportivo Coruna in their first league game of 2007.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2007
  4. La Liga: Barca back to face bogey team Atletico

    Simon Baskett

    Still licking their wounds from their Club World Cup final defeat, Barcelona return to Spain to face their bogey team Atletico Madrid in their last league game of the year at the Nou Camp on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2006
  5. Aragones determined to weather storm after new low

    Simon Baskett

    Spain coach Luis Aragones says he is determined to weather the storm of criticism following his side's 2-0 loss to Sweden, the team's second successive Euro 2008 qualifying defeat.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2006
  6. Capello aims to rediscover Real's lost spirit

    Simon Baskett

    New coach Fabio Capello said he wanted to restore a lost spirit to Real Madrid after signing a three-year contract on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2006
  7. Spain are serious contenders, says Villa

    Simon Baskett

    Spain striker David Villa said the 4-0 demolition of Ukraine in their opening match has proved they are serious contenders to win the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2006
  8. La Liga: Espanyol escape relegation, Sevilla beat Barca

    Simon Baskett

    King's Cup winners Espanyol escaped relegation by the skin of their teeth on Saturday after a dramatic stoppage time goal from midfielder Ferran Corominas earned them a 1-0 win at home to Real Sociedad.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2006
  9. Rijkaard delighted with battling display

    Simon Baskett

    Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard said it came as no surprise that his team were made to battle every inch of the way to overcome AC Milan and book their place in their first Champions League final in 12 years.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2006
  10. Pellegrini confident of overcoming Arsenal test

    Simon Baskett

    Villarreal coach Manuel Pellegrini believes that his team can turn the tables on Arsenal in their Champions League semi-final as long as they keep faith with their customary patient passing game.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2006
  11. Real 'gradually falling apart', claims dissident director

    Simon Baskett

    Real Madrid is in a desperate situation and it is time to call a presidential election, says club director Ramon Calderon.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2006
  12. Gonzalez goal lifts Sociedad out of drop zone

    Simon Baskett

    A spectacular late strike from on-loan midfielder Mark Gonzalez gave Real Sociedad a 1-0 home win over Racing Santander which lifted the Basque side out of the relegation zone on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2006
  13. Rijkaard cautious as Milan semi-final awaits

    Simon Baskett

    Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard says his side will face a tough task when they take on his former club AC Milan in the Champions League semi-finals following their 2-0 aggregate win over Benfica.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2006
  14. Valencia aim to take advantage of wounded Real

    Simon Baskett

    Valencia will be looking to inflict further injury on a wounded Real Madrid when they host their Primera Liga rivals at the Mestalla on Saturday (kick-off 2100 GMT).

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2006
  15. Real beat Atletico but Barca extend lead

    Simon Baskett

    Real Madrid put a week of turmoil behind them after Florentino Perez's shock resignation as president with a gutsy and determined performance to earn a 2-1 win over city rivals Atletico Madrid on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2006
  16. Ronaldo drops departure bombshell on Real

    Simon Baskett

    Brazil striker Ronaldo paved the way for his departure from Real Madrid at the end of the season by saying he has never felt loved by the club's fickle fans.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2006