GIRONA NEWS

Leganes full-back Diego Rico says his side ‘always knew it would be difficult to stay up’ after a 3-0 defeat to Girona.
Goals by Cristhian Stuani, Portu and Juanpe Ramirez gave Girona a 3-0 win over Leganes in Friday night’s La Liga action.
Pablo Machin believes Leganes are on a similar level and position as a club as his Girona side, ahead of the two meeting on Friday.
The future of Espanyol goalkeeper Pau Lopez remains uncertain but he is likely to join Real Betis this summer, according to reports in Spain.
Vincenzo Montella singled out Sergio Rico for praise after the goalkeeper played a key role in Sevilla’s 1-0 win against Girona on Sunday.
A double from Cristian Stuani propelled Girona into the top half of La Liga with an impressive home victory over Athletic Bilbao.
Manchester City forward Larry Kayode’s proposed move to French club Amiens is expected to go through despite an administrative error.
Girona have completed the signing of Honduras international striker Anthony ‘Choco’ Lozano from Barcelona B, it has been confirmed.
Villarreal marched on with a third straight win in La Liga Week 21, while Malaga showed more signs of life under new boss Jose Gonzalez.
Atletico Madrid could only draw 1-1 with Girona on Saturday, but the game was overshadowed by a potential injury to Diego Costa.
Girona may have thrashed Las Palmas in their last game, but they could face the backlash of an Atletico Madrid side reeling from a defeat.
Algerian midfielder Farid Boulaya has left Girona on loan after playing only 26 minutes for the club, it has been confirmed.
Paco Jemez has issued a public apology to Las Palmas fans after the side’s ‘disgraceful’ 6-0 hammering by Girona on Saturday.
Marc Muniesa is set to make his first Girona appearance in over a month when the Catalans take on basement boys Las Palmas this Saturday.
Valencia bounced back against Girona in La Liga Week 18 as Athletic Bilbao continued their mid-season renaissance.
Valencia are boosted by the return of Coach Marcelino in their dugout when they face Girona, with the high-fliers winless in three.
Alfredo Ortuno has revealed regret he could not join a La Liga club this summer following his January move to MLS side Real Salt Lake.
Two goals from Japanese midfielder Takashi Inui helped make it five wins in six for Eibar at home to Girona on Thursday evening.
Las Palmas left it late against Espanyol in La Liga Week 16, Girona won again and unwanted history was made in the Basque derby.
David Timor’s goal gave Girona their first competitive victory over Catalan rivals Espanyol in 80 years at Cornella-El Prat on Monday.
A hat-trick from Ibai Gomez in the last 20 minutes saw Alaves lift themselves off the bottom of La Liga against Girona, in Abelardo Fernandez’s first game in charge.
Girona Coach Pablo Machin admits he is wary of the threat from Alaves in Abelardo Fernandez’s first match in charge.
Pablo Maffeo has been discharged from a hospital in Seville after spending Saturday night following a head injury against Real Betis.
Las Palmas stopped the rot with a point at Real Sociedad in La Liga Week 13, while Girona extended their unbeaten run to five games.
Nolito came back to haunt Celta Vigo, Getafe smashed Alaves and Girona made it four games unbeaten in La Liga Week 12.
Girona Coach Pablo Machin has called on his team to continue their ‘sweet moment’ after winning three consecutive league matches.
Athletic Bilbao suffered their third straight defeat on Sunday, but there weren’t such problems for Girona and Villarreal.
Villarreal loanee Enes Unal could make his Levante debut against Girona, still on a high from their historic victory over Real Madrid.
Former Real Madrid player and Coach Jorge Valdano has hailed the fans of Girona for their ‘attitude’ during Sunday’s win over the champions.
Cristian Portugues – known as Portu – believes Girona deserved their victory over Real Madrid on the balance of play after he scored the winner.
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