The Miami Herald
Atletico extends Liga lead before Chelsea CL match
Atletico's Miranda, center, scores his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico de Madrid and Elche at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Friday, April 18, 2014.
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Potential destinations for Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez
Goal.com reported on Thursday that Manchester United is willing to sell Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez after the 25-year-old made it clear he is unhappy with the opportunities he has received this season under David Moyes.
Yaya Toure: To some people, black players are animals not human...
Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure believes he is not regarded as one of the best players in the world because he is from Africa.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
World Cup Odds on Top Goalscorer Leaders in Copa Del Rey Final
For the second time in four years, Wednesday's Copa del Rey Final was an El Clasico as Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 2-1 to win Spain's oldest soccer competition.
Gareth Bale's wonder goal in the Spanish Cup final shows he has...
The Welshmen has done well enough in his debut season, but his moment of magic should lead to even greater things in Spain Let's get it clear straight away.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Football - Barcelona desperate to dispel despondency with - El Clasico' win
Barcelona and Real Madrid fans have been arriving in Spain's third biggest city, Valencia, for tonight's Copa del Rey final.
Has Spain turned against Lionel Messi? As Barcelona's season...
Barcelona's talismanic striker has found himself under attack in the Spanish press as the Blaugrana's season has crumbled in recent weeks, and has been accused of saving his energy for the World Cup.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Simeone won't stop Costa move
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has insisted he will not stand in Diego Costa's way if he has a chance to join Chelsea in the summer.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Atletico Madrid: The Number 9 Production Line
For the first time in recent years, a team that is neither Barcelona nor Real Madrid is perched at the summit of Spain's top flight of football, La Liga.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Barcelona's week goes from bad to worse with league loss
Three days after it was ousted by Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals, Barcelona lost 1-0 at lowly Granada in Spain's La Liga to give Madrid's second club a huge boost in the title race.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Six reasons Atletico Madrid have become the European side every neutral loves to watch
Atleti have long stood in the shadow of their neighbours Real Madrid, but now they threaten to become the dominant force in Spain AND Europe, writes Alex Richards With a firebrand start to their Champions League quarter-final second leg against Barcelona on Wednesday evening, Atletico Madrid rumbled the reigning Spanish champions and come the end ... (more)
NEWIniesta urged to join Arsenal this summer
Santi Cazorla says he wants Barcelona star Andres Iniesta to quit the Nou Camp and join him at Arsenal at the end of the season.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
5 Nigeria players to watch at the World Cup
In this June 20, 2013, file photo, Nigeria's John Obi Mikel celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador, Brazil.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Miami Herald
Atletico's Costa out of Champions League match
Atletico's Diego Costa arrives at the club's training ground in Madrid, Spain,Tuesday April 8, 2014.
Cazorla: Casillas is target
Santi Cazorla has claimed in an interview with Sport360 that Arsenal are keen on Iker Casillas and has called on the Real Madrid goalkeeper to join him at Emirates Stadium.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Barcelona Faces Up to a New Reality in Soccer
When the club first began to blow Europe away, under manager Pep Guardiola, the talk consisted entirely of silverware and tiki-taka.
Soccer-Atletico success built on shaky economic foundations
Atletico Madrid's emergence as a third force in Spain and contenders among Europe's elite rests on wobbly economic foundations and the edifice could come crashing down if they cannot sustain their remarkable run.
The New Zealand Herald
5 Brazil players to watch at the World Cup
Without as many stars as in previous tournaments, Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will rely on a squad mixed with young talents such as Neymar and some more experienced players such as Thiago Silva.
Spain looking for another title in Brazil
Spain has a chance to become the first team to win back-to-back World Cup titles since Brazil in 1962, and what better place to do it than in the country that coined the phrase "Jogo Bonito."
Calm Del Bosque a bundle of nerves leading Spain
Vicente del Bosque's calm, composed and assured demeanor doesn't quite reveal the true extent of the stress he has endured in leading Spain to World Cup and European Championship titles.