Gary Neville still looking for first La Liga win

Gary Neville is still looking for his first La Liga win in charge of Valencia after his side went down 1-0 at Villarreal. Bruno Soriano's sublime free-kick just after the hour-mark was enough to give in-form Villarreal the victory, leaving them firmly in with a chance of a top-four finish. For Neville,

New Watford boss relishes the challenge ahead

New Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores insists he has no fears after becoming the club's fifth coach in the space of 12 months. Giuseppe Sannino, Oscar Garcia, Billy McKinlay and Slavisa Jokanovic all managed Watford in the Championship last season as the club achieved promotion to the Premier League but Flores

Copa del Rey final to be played at Nou Camp

The Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao will be played at Barca's Nou Camp stadium on May 30. Barca and Bilbao wanted to play the match at Real Madrid's Bernabeu stadium as a neutral venue, but Real declined to make the 81,000-capacity arena available. Representatives from the two finalists

Wilfred Bony joins his new team-mates

Wilfried Bony has trained with his new Manchester City team-mates for the very first time after a successful Africa Cup of Nations campaign with Ivory Coast. The 26-year-old was the biggest Premier League transfer during the January Transfer Window, joining Manchester City for a fee around £28m Swansea before leaving for

Stuttgart signs Oriol Remeu on loan

Chelsea's Oriol Remeu has agreed to continue his footballing lessons at German club side, Stuttgart after he signed a one year loan deal. The 22-year old spent his last season on loan at Valencia has joined Stuttgart on a season-long loan from Chelsea, the Premier League club have announced. The Chelsea midfielder

Romeu extends Blues stay

Chelsea have confirmed that young midfielder Oriol Romeu has out pen to paper on a new three-year deal after returning from a loan spell at Valencia. The 22-year-old joined the Blues from Barcelona in 2011, but his debut season was interrupted by a series of niggling injuries before a knee injury

Valencia 0-1 Atletico Madrid: Match Report

A solitary goal by Raul Garcia was enough to see off Valencia and nudge Atletico Madrid closer still to the Primera Division title. The midfielder headed in the crucial goal just moments before half-time and then Atletico dug deep to hold off intermittent swathes of pressure from Valencia to earn

Sevilla 2-0 Valencia: Match Report

Sevilla will take a solid lead to the Mestalla next week after toppling Primera Division rivals Valencia 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final. Two goals in three first-half minutes, from Stephane Mbia and Carlos Bacca, settled matters at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, and gave Unai Emery the

Sevilla vs Valencia: Match Preview

Valencia visit Sevilla in the Europa League semi-final first-leg on Thursday hoping to get one over on former boss Unai Emery. Los Che produced an astonishing comeback to qualify for the last four, overturning a 3-0 first-leg deficit against Basel with an outstanding 5-0 triumph, after extra time, in the return game at the Mestalla. And

Sevilla held at home by Valencia

Sevilla were left frustrated after being held to a goalless draw by Valencia in a Spanish  La Liga encounter at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan in Seville on Sunday evening. Sevilla played most of the second stanza with an extra man after Ricardo Costa saw red, Ivan Rakitic also missed

FemiFabs La liga predictions week 24

Elche v Osasuna  2-1 Both teams may be closer to mid-table than the bottom, but with just four points separating them and the relegation zone, this is very much a battle for survival. The visitors are coming off a confidence-boosting win over Getafe and so will enter this game in high spirits.