World Cup 2014
'Spain number one for a reason'
Netherlands Coach Louis Van Gaal has admitted the Spain are favourites to top World Group B.
FIFA confirm Coach, Puskas finalists
FIFA confirm Neymar is on the shortlist for the FIFA Puskas Award, but that Vicente del Bosque and Carlo Ancelotti are not on the Coach of the Year shortlist.
Marcelo: Spain above the rest
Brazilian defender Marcelo has admitted that Spain are ‘a level above the rest’ for next summer’s World Cup.
Casillas: I don't agree with WC draw
Iker Casillas has criticised FIFA for Friday’s World Cup group stage draw, admitting that he doesn’t agree with how it was done.
Del Bosque has no Xavi worries
Spanish national team boss Vicente del Bosque has backed Xavi to star at next summer’s World Cup.
Spain-Chile kick off changed
Spain’s second World Cup group game against Chile has been moved from its original 22.00 kick off.
'Plenty of time for Spain to improve'
Pepe Reina believes that Spain have been drawn a ‘tough group’ for next summer’s World Cup.
Alba delighted to be back
Jordi Alba has conceded he was ‘happy to be back’ after returning from a three-month injury lay-off yesterday.
Aragones: I was misquoted
Luis Aragones insists he was misquoted after stories emerged in midweek announcing he had decided to retire from coaching.
Alexis Sanchez: ‘I’d take second now’
Alexis Sanchez has reflected on Chile’s draw in Group B for next year’s World Cup in Brazil and says he would settle for second place now.
Iniesta expects ‘exciting’ group
Andres Iniesta has described as ‘exciting’ the group in which Spain have been drawn for next summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Aussie Coach confident for Brazil
Australia Coach Ange Postecoglou is confident his side will step up to the mark at next year’s World Cup in Brazil.
Sampaoli: Chile has to beat the best
Chile Coach Jorge Sampaoli says his side will have to beat the best if they are to make any kind of impact at next year’s World Cup.
Van Gaal hoping for Spain off day
Holland boss Louis van Gaal has confessed he hopes Spain have an off day when the two sides meet at next year’s World Cup.
Tough World Cup groups drawn
The draw for the group stages of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil has taken place, throwing up some mouth-watering ties.
Spain draw Netherlands, Chile, Australia
Spain will begin the defence of the World Cup at Brazil 2014 against the Netherlands, Chile and Australia, after the draw for the group stages of the competition was held.
FIFPro want World Cup water breaks
The World Players’ Union FIFPro has criticised FIFA and called on the governing body to sanction water breaks during games at next summer’s World Cup.
Cristiano backs trio for World Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo has listed the three countries he hopes Portugal avoid in the World Cup draw and who he believes can win the tournament.
World Cup prize money increased
FIFA have confirmed that prize money awarded at the 2014 World Cup has been increased by 37 per cent, with the winners set to receive €25.5m.
Del Bosque: Preparation, location key
Vicente del Bosque says how Spain prepare and where they are based for the World Cup are as important as who they are drawn against.
Hierro: Location key for Spain
Fernando Hierro has mused that picking the right location for Spain to stay at during the World Cup next summer could be key.
Luis Aragones confirms retirement
In an interview with Vozpopuli, former Spain boss Luis Aragones has confirmed he will not sit on the bench again.
Spain get England in WC rehearsal
The World Cup draw rehearsal ahead of Friday’s real thing has seen Spain drawn with England in Group E.
Brazil strongest claims Del Bosque
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque has told reporters he considers Brazil to be the strongest team at next year’s World Cup.
Platini: I do like Spain!
Michel Platini has asserted his respect for the Spanish national team, and reflected that they remain one of the favourites for next summer’s World Cup.
LA ROJA BLOGS
Del Bosque downplays ‘Group of Death’
Pain for Spain as little gained
Spain there and back again
Costa’s loss Llorente’s gain
Spain’s friendly folly
Alberto Moreno’s Roja rise
Negredo deserves Spain chance
Patience pays off for Spain
Spain’s forgotten Fernando
Decision time nears for Del Bosque
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