Fernando Hierro, Spain’s stand-in coach during the World Cup, is to leave the Spanish football federation after turning down the chance to return to his former role as sporting director.
Hierro has instead decided to “seek new horizons and undertake new professional challenges”, the RFEF said in a statement. The 50-year-old
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dramatic late free-kick to complete his first World Cup hat-trick and rescue a point for Portugal after a thrilling 3-3 draw against Spain in Sochi.
Spain, who lost their manager Julen Lopetegui on the eve of the tournament, were seemingly heading towards victory after coming from behind
Spain at least ensured the end of their golden era finished with a 3-0 victory as they saw off Australia in their Group B match in Curitiba. David Villa, one of a number of stars from an historic generation who will now call time on their international careers, scored his
Defending champions Spain became the second team to crash out of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup after a surprising and most probably deserved 2-0 loss to Chile.
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Defending champions Spain have fallen at the first hurdle as a 2-0 defeat to Chile means they have no hope of progressing from Group B. Vicente del Bosque had led Spain to glory at the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012 but, following his side's 5-1 humbling against Netherlands on
Netherlands served up a footballing masterclass as they taught Spain a lesson in attacking football in their World Cup opener.
In what was a rematch of the last World Cup's final match, Robin Van Persie and Arjen Robben both of Manchester United and Bayern Munich respectively bagged braces in the game.
Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben inspired the Netherlands to a 5-1 comeback thrashing of Spain in one of the most unforeseen results in FIFA World Cup history.
A Xabi Alonso penalty put the defending champions ahead but, after David Silva had spurned a glaring chance to double the lead, the
Spain wasted a lot of chance in the first half of their game against El Salvador including a glorious penalty but still had David Villa to thank after the Atletico Madrid forward scored a brace to give the Spaniards a win in their last preparatory game before the World Cup
Diego Costa has refuted Luiz Felipe Scolari's claims that he contacted the Spain striker about the possibility of him representing his native Brazil in this summer's World Cup.
The 25-year-old striker opted to represent Spain, where he plays his club football for Atletico Madrid, and made his debut for them in
Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque has announced the 23-man squad he will take to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, with the injured Diego Costa a notable inclusion.
Brazil-born Costa has been recovering from a hamstring injury suffered in the last La Liga game of the season against Barcelona, which he
Luiz Felipe Scolari has been the coach of a host country at a major footballing tournament before when he led Portugal to the final of UEFA EURO 2004. He believes that experience will be crucial over the next 100 days as he prepares to lead Brazil at world football's showpiece
Spain assistant coach Toni Grande admits Barcelona club captain Carles Puyol faces an uphill battle to be included in the World Cup squad.
The veteran centre-back was at the heart of La Roja's defence for both their 2008 European Championship win and their World Cup triumph in South Africa two years
Alvaro Morata is a very complete striker. Fast in attack, skilled, able to go past players and he has a good character. A killer in the area and always amongst the top scorers in all of the teams he has played in. His quality, goal-scorerÔÇÖs
Barcelona and Spain goalkeeper has been ruled out of action until January 2014 at the earliest due to an injury picked up in Spain's loss to South Africa in Johannesburg.
Valdes came on as a half-time replacement for Iker Casillas on Tuesday but pulled up with the injury just 25 minutes
Spain's 62-year old coach confirmed on Friday that he has reached an agreement with the Spanish Football Federation over a new contract that would see him stay as manager until the summer of 2016.
Reports had come out suggesting that the the 62-year old was planning to quit his post at