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Monday December 2 2019
Spain confirm Netherlands trip for first Luis Enrique match

Spain will face the Netherlands in a friendly this March in Amsterdam ahead of the European Championships next summer.

The news was confirmed by the Spanish FA on Monday with the fixture the first confirmed for La Roja ahead of the finals.

The fixture will take place at the Johan Cruyff Arena - home of Dutch giants Ajax - on 29 March and is scheduled to be the first match in which Luis Enrique is back in the dugout for the Spanish national team.

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Sunday October 13 2019
Sergio Ramos remains with Spain squad despite suspension

Spain captain Sergio Ramos will stay with the squad for their Euro 2020 qualifier away in Sweden - despite missing the game through suspension.

Ramos picked up his third yellow card of the qualification campaign in the 1-1 draw with Norway, for a deliberate handball, meaning he will miss the game in Solna, as La Roja look to confirm their place at next summer's tournament.

However the Real Madrid skipper confirmed that he had spoken to manager Roberto Moreno, and would remain with the squad until they return to Spain next week.

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Saturday September 28 2019
Javier Tebas: BKT shares La Liga's vision of 'international growth'

La Liga chief Javier Tebas is looking forward to a fruitful partnership with BKT as the tyre manufacturer “shares our ambition to continue international growth.”

Football Espana attended a special Press conference at Atletico Madrid’s home of Wanda Metropolitano on Thursday, where Tebas took to the stage to promote BKT as La Liga’s new Official Global Partner for the next three years.

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Saturday September 28 2019
'BKT & La Liga to bridge English-speaking gap'

BKT managing Rajiv Poddar has exclusively told Football Espana that his company will help La Liga “bridge all the gaps” in the English-speaking market.

BKT held a special Press conference at Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium on Thursday, where Football Espana were invited, to announce it had signed a three-year deal to become La Liga’s Official Global Partner.

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Sunday September 15 2019
Robert Moreno wants Ansu Fati to represent Spain

New Spain national team manager Robert Moreno has confirmed a deal is being worked on to bring FC Barcelona forward Ansu Fati into the La Roja fold.

16-year old Fati has caught the eye so far this season, scoring on two goals in three appearances, and Moreno confirmed that the RFEF are looking at deal to bring the Guinea-Bissau born striker in.

"The issue of Fati is one that I am aware of.

"The Federation are working on a potential deal to bring him in.

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Friday September 6 2019
Spain in good hands, says Alba

Jordi Alba has faith Spain have the right man on the bench in Robert Moreno, while Paco Alcacer commended the work done by the Coach after the Romania win.

Alba, Alcacer and Saul Niguez spoke to reporters following the 2-1 victory, secured after Alcacer added to Sergio Ramos’ penalty opener, with a late Florin Andone goal and a Diego Llorente red card giving the hosts hope of a point.

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Friday September 6 2019
Contra: Romania showed too much respect

Romania Coach Cosmin Contra believes his side showed too much respect to Spain in their Euro 2020 qualifier defeat, and played better after going two goals down.

A Sergio Ramos penalty and a goal from Paco Alcacer gave La Roja three points in Group F but a late reply from Florin Andone and Diego Llorente’s red card ensured Spain had to work for the victory.

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Friday September 6 2019
Ramos: Spain must learn to kill games

Sergio Ramos has warned Spain that not killing off close ties could cost the national team in future, and explained his ‘glasses’ celebration.

Ramos netted La Roja’s opening goal from the penalty spot before Paco Alcacer doubled the advantage, but a goal from Florin Andone and a late red card for Diego Llorente made for a nervy climax.

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Saturday January 5 2019
Jese Rodriguez given Paris Saint-Germain lifeline?

Jese Rodriguez will reportedly be given the chance to rescue his Paris Saint-Germain career in the French Cup on Sunday.

According to AS, Jese has lost 7kg since hiring a personal trainer to improve his physique, with the intention of being reintegrated into PSG’s squad.

The newspaper explains Coach Thomas Tuchel assessed the former Spain Under-21 winger and was impressed by his ‘effort and dedication’ in training.

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Saturday January 5 2019
'Alvaro Morata must accept he plays for Chelsea, not Southampton or Brighton'

Chelsea assistant Gianfranco Zola has urged embattled Spanish striker Alvaro Morata to accept ‘you’re not playing for Southampton or Brighton’.

Morata has been written off as a flop by the English Press, given his return of just 22 goals on Chelsea’s €66m investment in the summer of 2017, fuelling speculation that he could move on in January.

“No,” Zola replied when asked if he had any sympathy for the ex-Real Madrid forward with regards to the pressure he was under.

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