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Santi Cazorla has reflected today of the equality he sees in Spain’s squad, before also talking of his time settling into English football.
Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque has explained why Gerard Pique has been left out of his squad for next week’s World Cup qualifiers.
Spain Under-21 boss Julen Lopetegui has called up Athletic Bilbao’s Iker Muniain for the play-off against Denmark.
Vicente Del Bosque has named Javi Martinez in his Spain squad for the World Cup qualifiers with Belarus and France.
Didier Deschamps has named his squad for the upcoming internationals with Japan and Spain, naming two La Liga players in the process.
Iker Muniain reportedly cannot return to any level of international football until he apologises for his behaviour at the Olympics.
Jordi Alba has dismissed the suggestion that he played for Spain whilst ill, prolonging his recovery upon returning to Barcelona.
Julen Lopetegui has been handed the position of Under-21 Coach of the Spanish national team on a permanent basis.
Didier Deschamps has asserted that France’s hopes of topping their qualification group depend on Spain, who are still a ‘significant distance’ ahead.
Spain Under-21’s will play their 2013 European Championship play-off first leg against Denmark at El Plantio in Burgos.
Manchester City and Spain midfielder David Silva has signed a new five-year contract at the Etihad Stadium worth €150,000 per week.
Julen Lopetegui has reacted to the 2013 European Under-21 Championship qualifying draw, admitting that Denmark will present a ‘competitive’ opponent.
Spain's Under-21 side will play Denmark in the play-offs for a place at the 2013 European Championships in Israel.
Javi Garcia has discussed his move from Benfica to Manchester City and his hopes of breaking into the Spanish national team.
Barcelona's Andres Iniesta will miss the club's games against Getafe and Spartak Moscow after suffering a hamstring strain.
David Villa says he feels '100 per cent' after being part of a Spanish national squad for the first time since an eight month lay-off.
A television audience share of 39.2 per cent was recorded on Tuesday evening in Spain for the national team’s 1-0 win over Georgia.
Georgian Coach Temuri Ketsbaia said his team lost to the best team ever after the 1-0 World Cup qualifier defeat to Spain.
Sergio Ramos believed Georgia’s negative approach to the game made it difficult for Spain in their World Cup qualifier in Tbilisi.
Vicente del Bosque believed patience was the key to Spain’s 1-0 World Cup qualifier victory in Georgia.
Vicente del Bosque admits that Spain struggled to break down Georgia’s ‘anticipated’ defensive set-up, but calls the three points earned ‘important’.
Roberto Soldado has reflected that whilst Spain struggled to break through against Georgia in Tbilisi on Tuesday night, that at least they eventually did.
Spain disappointed in their opening 2014 World Cup qualification match, but a late Roberto Soldado goal was enough to defeat Georgia on Tuesday.
Roberto Soldado is the surprise pick to lead Spain's attack going into 2014 World Cup qualifying against Georgia this evening.
Real Madrid, Barcelona and a host of other Primera Division clubs have received hefty compensation from UEFA for releasing players for international duty.
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