SPORTING GIJON NEWS

Sporting Gijon have appointed Joan Francesc Ferrer – better known as ‘Rubi’ – as their new head coach following the departure of Abelardo Fernandez.
Abelardo bade a tearful farewell to Sporting Gijon and showed tremendous generosity by writing off a €4m payoff he was due to receive.
Sporting Gijon have announced they have parted ways with manager Abelardo Fernandez following the club’s poor run of form.
Sporting Gijon coach Abelardo Fernandez insists he has no intention of quitting despite coming under increasing pressure following Sunday’s loss to Eibar.
Sporting Gijon have dropped top goalscorer Duje Cop without explanation for Sunday’s visit of Eibar in La Liga.
Sporting Gijon are closing in on the signing of Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote on a free transfer, according to multiple reports.
Abelardo Fernandez rued the absences of Moi Gomez and Nacho Cases after Sporting Gijon 1-0’s defeat to Las Palmas on Saturday.
Fran Escriba has warned Villarreal that they must emulate their home form on the road ahead of Saturday’s trip to Sporting Gijon in La Liga.
Valencia striker Santi Mina accepts “if we don’t have balls, we’re going to hell” after Saturday’s 3-2 defeat to Real Sociedad in La Liga.
Espanyol have been dealt a huge blow as Pablo Piatti will miss Sunday’s visit of Sporting Gijon in La Liga.
David Villa has ruled out a temporary return to hometown club Sporting Gijon after reports in the Spanish press linked the New York City striker to a loan move.
Sporting Gijon boss Abelardo Fernandez has apologised to Marca for recently swearing and insulting one of its journalists.
Sporting Gijon boss Abelardo Fernandez swore and ranted at a journalist in a press conference, accusing the press of 'inventing stories to hurt us'.
Nacho Fernandez confessed Real Madrid “relaxed” in their narrow 2-1 win against Sporting Gijon as he refused to blame the adverse weather.
Zinedine Zidane felt Real Madrid’s 2-1 win against Sporting Gijon was “a game to forget” for his side as “we were lacking a bit in everything”.
Real Madrid were made to sweat against Sporting Gijon as they survived Duje Cop’s missed penalty in a narrow 2-1 victory on Saturday.
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James Rodriguez is in, Pepe is back, Casemiro is a substitute but there is no Raphael Varane for Real Madrid’s visit of Sporting Gijon this afternoon.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists “if I were James Rodriguez, I’d stay at this great club” as Gareth Bale’s injury possibly lets in the Colombian.
Casemiro looks set to feature for Real Madrid against Sporting Gijon on Saturday as he returned to training following a leg fracture.
Real Sociedad boss Eusebio has admitted his team are in ‘a great moment’ as their fine form continued with a 3-1 victory at Sporting Gijon on Sunday.
Real Sociedad boss Eusebio Sacristian has tipped Inigo Martinez to bounce back after the defender’s tough baptism of fire for Spain against England.
Sporting Gijon have confirmed they have been ordered to partially close their stadium for one match due to alleged racial abuse of an opposition player.
Juande Ramos hailed Malaga’s 3-2 win against Sporting Gijon in La Liga on Friday as the result “was necessary for peace of mind”.
Malaga boss Juande Ramos believes strong home form will be the key to his side’s chances of success this season.
Jorge Sampaoli rued “football depriving Sevilla of justice” in their 1-1 draw with Sporting Gijon on Saturday.
Jorge Sampaoli has played down the hype surrounding Sevilla ahead of Saturday’s trip to Sporting Gijon. “It’s too early to think about winning La Liga...”
Lucas Alcaraz rued Granada falling five points adrift in La Liga but was pleased with the “attitude, effort and solidarity” they showed against Sporting Gijon.
Lucas Alcaraz insists Granada are counting on “their invididual talent to help the team” when they take on Sporting Gijon in La Liga on Saturday.
Cesare Prandelli claims Valencia were lacking “a common idea” upon his arrival as he prepares for his La Liga debut on Sunday against Sporting Gijon.
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