NEWS

Malaga have stuck to a solid line-up as they host Russian champions Zenit St Petersburg at the Roselada in their first ever Champions League group stage match.
Thiago Alcantara has declared himself fit and ready to play 90 minutes for Bareclona on Wednesday if he is required to do so.
Tito Vilanova says it is too early to talk of favourites for the Champions League, stressing that it is important for Barcelona to win their opening game.
Xavi Torres believes that Getafe are equally capable this season of matching his old side Levante’s exploits from last year.
Antonio Galdeano ‘Apono’ believes that whilst Real Zaragoza have room to improve in both defence and attack, they have otherwise been playing well.
Ander Iturraspe and Oscar De Marcos believe that Fernando Llorente will receive a good reception from Athletic Bilbao’s fans this Thursday.
Racing Santander will pay Juan Carlos Unzue €199,000 for his brief stint as Coach this summer, which saw him fail to take charge of a single game.
Midfielder Miguel Pallardo hopes that the early-season enthusiasm for Levante’s Europa League participation will help them continue in the competition.
Edin Dzeko believes that Manchester City will gladly take a point away from Real Madrid tonight, who he believes will not be as poor as they were against Sevilla.
Athletic Bilbao could include Iker Muniain in their Europa League squad for this Thursday’s game, after his return to training today.
Jupp Heynckes has warned his Bayern Munich players that they will have to be at their best in order to defeat Valencia on Wednesday.
Sandro Rosell has declared that it is important to begin the Champions League group stages with a win, even more so this year as Barcelona start at home.
The President of the National Sports Council (CSD), Miguel Cardenal, has revealed that club debt in Spain is falling for the first time ‘in decades’.
Malaga will have to make their Champions League group stage debut tonight in their changed kit, due to clashing with Zenit St Petersburg.
Gianfranco Zola is forcing the summer’s foreign recruits at Watford to learn and speak in English, including those on loan from Granada.
Willy Caballero is thrilled to be starting for Malaga in the Champions League tonight, just 18 months after leaving the second tier.
Radamel Falcao won't feature for Atletico Madrid against Hapoel Tel-Aviv, but Juanfran insists the squad is good enough to cope.
Granada defender Allan Nyom admits the Andalucian outfit face a gargantuan task when they take on Barcelona this weekend.
Sergio Ramos blames an inadequate pre-season tour of the USA for Real Madrid's slow start to the season, according to a report today.
Espanyol have confirmed that they will appeal the dismissals of coach Mauricio Pochettino and Samuele Longo.
Deportivo La Coruna striker Riki has fractured his nose – but will be able to continue playing with a protective mask.
Spartak Moscow new boy Jose Manuel Jurado says the Russians have what it takes to cause Barcelona problems on Wednesday.
Valencia could face an Arjen Robben-less Bayern Munich tomorrow night, but teammate Franck Ribery should feature.
Winger Joaquin Sanchez has praised Coach Manuel Pellegrini ahead of Malaga's Champions League debut tonight.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has talked Sergio Aguero, Mario Balotelli and...Fiat Cinquecentos ahead of the Real Madrid match.
Manchester City midfielder David Silva believes a wounded Real Madrid are a dangerous proposition.
Rayo Vallecano have announced that unemployed fans will be given free entry to their next home game against city rivals Real Madrid.
Real Betis boss Pepe Mel has complimented bested foes Real Valladolid and admitted the finale of last night's match was 'odd.'
Mallorca say they will appeal against the red card shown to defender Jose Nunes in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Osasuna.
Real Valladolid Coach Miroslav Djukic has described the manner of his side's 1-0 defeat to Real Betis last night as 'very cruel.'
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Real Betis came away with all three points at Real Valladolid, but they left it late thanks to Ruben Castro’s 88th-minute winner.
Jose Mourinho has named a full-strength Real Madrid squad to face Manchester City in Tuesday night’s Champions League opener.
Pablo Zabaleta says Manchester City are not scared of their Champions League group this year, but that they are not taking Real Madrid lightly.
Former Real Madrid player and Coach Bernd Schuster believes the capital club will be prioritising the Champions League this season.
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