Spain

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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Radomir Antic has told Goal that the little Argentine's lack of effort in the European exit to Atletico was due to him being fielded in a position that he dislikes

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The Atletico Madrid coach says the Spain striker's future is in his own hands and has no doubts that Thibaut Courtois will be able to play against the Blues

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The Spaniard was delighted to restore his side's eight-point lead at the top of Serie A after scoring the second goal in the 2-0 victory at Stadio Friuli

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The Catalans will be desperate to avoid a third straight defeat in the Copa del Rey final after being knocked out of the Champions League and losing to Granada in La Liga

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This extract from Andrea Pirlo's autobiography, 'I think therefore I play', looks at how the World Cup winner came close to signing for the Spanish giants

Monday, April 14, 2014

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The midfielder suffered an injury while on international duty in November but returned to training today alongside Sergio Ramos and Marcelo

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The Italian coach has backed his current assistant to make the step up and revealed he already has the respect of the Blancos players

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The Italian coach insists his side will not be affected by their recent 4-3 defeat to the Blaugrana and feels a cup victory will spur them on as they look to secure the treble

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Europe's governing body insist the inaugural year of their competition has been a success, but criticism of its controversial and exclusive entry criteria rumbles on

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Check out the best photos from the latest round of matches throughout the footballing world, featuring the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and more

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The Catalans are not worried by the Argentina attacker's inconsistency this year and are confident he will be back to his usual best in the Copa del Rey final

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The Primera Division champions were closely following the centre-back last year but were ultimately priced out of a move for the 19-year-old

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With the Portuguese set to skip Wednesday's Copa del Rey final, we ask if the Ballon d'Or holder is more important to Los Blancos than his Argentine rival is to Barcelona

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The two Clasico rivals have met six times in the cup showpiece, with three wins apiece so far - Goal looks back over the games in 1936, 1968, 1974, 1983, 1990 and 2011