LA ROJA

Jose Mourinho has revealed how he turned down a return to Spain in order to take the Manchester United job after accusing La Liga of lacking “competition”.
La Liga chief Javier Tebas has hailed the absence of “wars and debt” on the eve of the opening day in Spain as a positive outlook for the future.
Julen Lopetegui welcomes the depth of players he can call into the Spain squad, mentioning Inigo Martinez, Saul Niguez and Marco Asensio, among others.
Julen Lopetegui speaks of his respect for Spain captain Iker Casillas and his achievements, but ‘I won’t take a decision because of that.’
New Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui warns of a difficult World Cup 2018 qualification and the needs for constant renewal. ‘We can’t live in the past.’
The Spanish Football Federation has announced the national team will play England in a friendly at Wembley on November 15.
Spain will begin their World Cup 2018 qualification campaign against Liechtenstein at the Estadio Reino de Leon in Leon.
Former Spain Coach Vicente del Bosque has revealed he nearly named Real Madrid youngster Marco Asensio in his Euro 2016 squad.
Paco Jemez accepts it ‘wasn’t his time’ for the Spain job as he had already signed with Granada and backs Julen Lopetegui.
Miguel Angel Galan, a candidate to replace Angel Maria Villar as Spanish Football Federation President, doesn’t want him at UEFA either.
Spanish Football Federation President Angel Maria Villar confirms he will stand for domestic re-election if he loses the vote to become UEFA President.
Julen Lopetegui insists he isn’t going to make a decision on Iker Casillas or any Spain player so soon into his tenure.
Julen Lopetegui confirms he was close to agreeing to lead a project in England before he was called to the Spain bench.
La Liga President Javier Tebas describes Spanish Football Federation supremo and UEFA Presidential candidate Angel Maria Villar as ‘selfish.’
New Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui reveals he was contacted on Thursday by the Spanish Football Federation. ‘It’s happened very quickly…’
Julen Lopetegui says his Spain reign will be marked by “evolution, not revolution” after being unveiled as Vicente del Bosque’s successor on Thursday.
Vicente del Bosque’s successor as Spain Coach has been confirmed as Julen Lopetegui.
Angel Maria Villar is standing to be UEFA President, having held the position on an interim basis after Michel Platini’s ex-communication.
Vicente del Bosque rates leaving Marcos Senna out of the 2010 World Cup squad as his hardest decision as Spain Coach.
Vicente del Bosque insists there were no issues among the Spain squad in the eight years he was Coach, despite Cesc Fabregas and Pedro Rodriguez incidents.
Vicente del Bosque believes Spain played their best football at Euro 2012. ‘We kept the same idea…we were very stubborn about it.’
Angel Maria Villar’s rival to be Spanish Football Federation [RFEF] President accuses him of creating a ‘system of patronage.’
Joaquin Caparros has reportedly received overwhelming backing from Spain’s regional federations to become the country’s new Coach.
Vicente del Bosque has tipped Pep Guardiola to succeed him as Spain boss one day as the Catalan “is the best Coach in the world”.
Vicente del Bosque doesn’t regret dropping Diego Costa from the Spain squad for Euro 2016 and says he’d have retired even if La Roja had retained the trophy.
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