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Disgraced ex-Astros GM buys Spain soccer club

An investment group led by former Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow has bought Spanish soccer club Leganes.

Girona promoted to LaLiga after strong second half (1:25)
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Spanish club accused of bullying over AFCON row

Nigeria's Kelechi Nwakali said his contract with Spanish side Huesca was terminated because he refused to bow to pressure not to play at AFCON.

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Xabi Alonso makes history as La Real B boss

Xabi Alonso has steered Real Sociedad's B team back into the second tier of Spanish football for the first time in almost 50 years.

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Mallorca join Espanyol in La Liga promotion

Real Mallorca's promotion to La Liga was confirmed on Tuesday after third-placed Almeria lost 3-2 at Cartagena, joining Segunda winners Espanyol.

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PSG look to Salah as Mbappe Plan B

In this week's ESPN Insider Notebook, Paris Saint-Germain eye Salah to replace Mbappe, while Manchester United look to agree a fee for Sancho.

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Xavi can be Barcelona's Sir Alex Ferguson - Font

With Barcelona's glory days becoming a fading memory, presidential hopeful Font believes former midfield Xavi can help spark another golden age.

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La Liga chief takes aim at City over Messi pursuit

La Liga president Javier Tebas says City would only be able to sign Lionel Messi because they compete outside of UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules.

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Malaga to sack half squad due to financial issues

The second-tier side went into administration in February, bringing an end to the reign of controversial owner Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani.

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Segunda game suspended again due to COVID-19

Fuenlabrada will miss the chance to seal promotion to La Liga for the first time in the club's history.

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Chaos in Spain as Segunda game suspended

The game between relegation-threatened Deportivo La Coruna and promotion-chasing Fuenlabrada was postponed on Monday.

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MLS new club Charlotte signs Spain's Ruiz

Spanish midfielder Sergio Ruiz became the first player to sign a contract with Charlotte MLS, the expansion franchise announced Wednesday.

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Bizarre half-match marks Spain football return

Spanish football returned in bizarre circumstances with the second half of a second-division match that first kicked off six months ago.

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Cadiz player makes quit threat over coronavirus

A Cadiz defender has threatened to quit professional football if he is forced to train before a vaccine for the coronavirus is available.

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Spanish FA offers €500m bailout to La Liga clubs

The RFEF has announced a €500m bailout to the country's first and second division clubs to cope with the financial impact of the coronavirus.

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6 arrests over explicit video of ex-Malaga boss

Police have arrested six people who were allegedly involved in leaking the sexual explicit video of former Malaga boss Victor Sanchez del Amo.

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Spanish player sent off twice in same game

Fuenlabrada midfielder Cristobal Marquez was sent off twice in his side's 1-0 defeat to Girona in the Spanish second division.