Posts Tagged Spain

Defending champion Horner out of Spanish Vuelta

MADRID (AP) — Team Lampre Merida says defending Spanish Vuelta champion Chris Horner will not compete in this year’s race.

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Barcelona striker Neymar injures left ankle

Barcelona's Neymar, from Brazil, left, scores against Leon's goalkeeper Wiliam Yarbrough during the Joan Gamper trophy friendly soccer match at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Neymar could miss Barcelona’s league opener this weekend after spraining his left ankle in training.

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Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool could be about to replace one controversial striker with another.

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5 things to know about the Spanish league

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match against Atletico Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish league opens this weekend with the three main title contenders – Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, and Barcelona- all facing smaller clubs they will be expected to beat.

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Ancelotti: Di Maria wants to leave Madrid

Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria from Argentina reacts during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match against Atletico Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says Argentina forward Angel Di Maria has asked for a transfer.

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