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Tuesday June 11 2019
Girona's Pedro Porro ruled out U21 European Championships

Girona defender Pedro Porro will miss the U21 European Championships through injury.

The 19-year old suffered a groin injury in training and will now leave the squad's training camp in Italy, to return to his club and continue his rehabilitation.

"There can be no worse news than this, he posted on Twitter.

"To miss out on my childhood dream of playing in a European Championship for my country has left me sunk.

"But I will come back stronger, and I will be supporting the team from home."

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Monday June 10 2019
POST MATCH: Spain maintain 100% Euro 2020 qualification record with Sweden win

Spain maintained their 100% winning record in UEFA Euro 2020 Championships qualifying with a 3-0 win over Sweden.

La Roja had to wait until the second half to break down a stubborn Sweden, at the Santiago Bernabeu, with Dani Parejo and Isco wasting strong first half chances to give the home side the lead.

Skipper Sergio Ramos finally put the hosts on 64 minutes, converting a penalty after veteran midfielder Sebastian Larsson handled Marco Asensio's cross, his third goal in his last four games for the national side.

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Monday June 10 2019
UEFA European Championships Qualifier LIVE: Spain v Sweden

Spain host Sweden in UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying action at the Santiago Bernabeu tonight. Follow our LIVE blog for all the action. 

 

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Monday June 10 2019
UEFA European Championships Qualifier Lineups: Spain v Sweden

Spain host Sweden at the Santiago Bernabeu in their final UEFA European Championships clash of 2018-19.

Roberto Moreno continues to stand in for Luis Enrique, and La Roja make wholesale changes from the 4-1 win the Faroe Islands at the weekend. 

Only Kepa Arrizabalaga, skipper Sergio Ramos and Real Madrid team mate keep their starting XI places for the visit of Janne Andersson's side.

Sweden, who won 3-0 at home to Malta at the weekend, make just one change to that team, with veteran midfielder Sebastien Larsson replacing Kristoffer Olsson.

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Friday June 7 2019
POST MATCH: Spain cruise past Faroe Islands with 4-1 win

Spain maintained their 100% record in UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying, with a 4-1 win away with the Faroe Islands.

La Roja were quick off the mark, to prevent any chance of a potential upset at the hands of the Nordic minnows, with skipper Sergio Ramos heading home from a corner after just seven minutes to settle any nerves for the visitors. 

Veteran full back Jesus Navas doubled their lead on 18 minutes, as the Sevilla player collected Iago Aspas' through ball to fire home from just inside the area. 

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Friday June 7 2019
UEFA European Championships Qualifier LIVE: Faroe Islands v Spain

Spain take on the Faroe Islands tonight, with Luis Enrique's side looking to make it three wins in a row UEFA European Championships qualifiers.

Follow our LIVE blog for all the action.

 

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Friday June 7 2019
UEFA European Championships Qualifier Lineups: Faroe Islands v Spain

Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla is set to make his first appearance for the Spanish national side in four years. 

The 34-year old was recalled to the squad by Luis Enrique, and he start in their UEFA European Championships Qualifier against the Faroe Islands. 

Enrique makes changes five from their last game, a 2-0 win in Malta, with Cazorla, Jesus Navas, Rodri, Isco and Iago Aspas all coming into the starting line up, in place of Juan Bernat, Saul Niguez, Marco Asensio, Sergio Canales and Rodrigo Moreno.

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Saturday May 18 2019
FC Barcelona fined €20,000 by UEFA
FC Barcelona have been hit with a €20,000 fine by UEFA following issues of security at the Camp Nou during their Champions League game with Tottenham.
 
The Catalan side hosted Mauricio Pochettino's side back in December 2018, in the competition's group stages, and Europe's governing body confirmed they wold be investigating complaints about their security organisation before and after the game.
 
Spurs fans complained that security staff were excessively heavy handed with them when being escorted in
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Saturday November 24 2018
Real Madrid deny Sergio Ramos doping claims

Real Madrid and UEFA have both denied claims that Sergio Ramos failed a doping test after the 2017 Champions League Final but was not punished.

Football Leaks reported on Friday evening that Ramos tested positive for a banned substance following Madrid’s 4-1 victory over Juventus in Cardiff, yet UEFA accepted an ‘apology’ and explanation from the club as justification for the result and took no further action.

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Monday November 5 2018
UEFA president 'will fight' Super League idea

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin insists he will ‘fight’ against any proposals to create a European Super League of clubs.

German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday of plans by 11 of Europe’s leading clubs – including Real Madrid and Barcelona – to split off from the current league system to create their own division.

“It would damage football worldwide and it would be boring,” Ceferin told Kicker, as cited by ESPN FC.

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