- Atletico Madrid beats Sevilla 3-0 to stay in front in Spain Updated: Aug-30-15 7:02 pm
MADRID - Jorge "Koke" Resurreccion, Gabi Fernandez and substitute forward Jackson Martinez scored a goal each as Atletico Madrid defeated Sevilla 3-0 on Sunday to win its second game in a row and keep pace with Barcelona atop the Spanish league.
- City doesn't waste Chelsea slip, Madrid wins big in Spain Updated: Aug-29-15 7:50 pm
LONDON - Chelsea's Premier League title defense is already floundering after a rare home loss let Manchester City increase its lead following a fourth consecutive win on Saturday.
- Midfielder Denis Suarez joins Villarreal from Barcelona Updated: Aug-29-15 1:12 pm
BARCELONA, Spain - Midfielder Denis Suarez is leaving Barcelona to join Villarreal on a permanent transfer after he cut short his loan deal at Sevilla by one season.
- Neymar recovers from mumps, fit for 1st match Updated: Aug-29-15 7:32 am
BARCELONA, Spain - Barcelona says Neymar has been cleared to play his first match of the season after having recovered from the mumps.
- Spain coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiers Updated: Aug-28-15 9:56 am
MADRID - Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Friday included goalkeeper David de Gea, Diego Costa and Juan Mata in his squad to take on Slovakia and Macedonia in qualifying matches for next year's European Championship.
- Germany picks Liverpool's Emre Can for Euro qualifiers Updated: Aug-28-15 9:09 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Germany coach Joachim Loew called up Liverpool midfielder Emre Can on Friday for the upcoming European Championship qualifying matches against Poland and Scotland.
- Real Madrid under pressure to win home opener Updated: Aug-27-15 4:59 am
- Barcelona heads 32-team draw for Champions League groups Updated: Aug-26-15 5:06 pm
GENEVA - The Champions League season takes shape Thursday when UEFA draws 32 elite teams into groups in Monaco.
- Barcelona loans Halilovic to Sporting Gijon Updated: Aug-21-15 3:17 pm
BARCELONA, Spain - Barcelona has agreed to loan midfielder Alen Halilovic for a season to fellow Spanish league club Sporting Gijon.
- Chelsea signs forward Pedro from Barcelona in $33m deal Updated: Aug-20-15 1:08 pm
LONDON - While Chelsea awaits a first win on the field this season, the Premier League champions scored a satisfying victory in the transfer market on Thursday by beating Manchester United to the signing of Pedro Rodriguez from Barcelona.
- Madrid aims for 11th Champions League win, to topple Barca Updated: Aug-20-15 7:32 am
MADRID - The Spanish league begins this weekend with Real Madrid determined to assert itself as Spain's top team after a season in which it fell short of the objectives it had set itself.
- Chinks in Barca's armor found on eve of Spanish opener Updated: Aug-20-15 6:50 am
BARCELONA, Spain - For a team that won it all in spectacular fashion last season, Barcelona begins the Spanish league plagued by doubts few could have imagined three months ago.
- Barcelona defender Pique banned 4 matches for outburst Updated: Aug-19-15 8:42 am
MADRID - Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has been given a four-match ban for insulting a linesman during the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup, which his club lost 5-1 on aggregate to Athletic Bilbao.
- Bilbao holds off Barcelona to win Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate Updated: Aug-17-15 5:59 pm
BARCELONA, Spain - Athletic Bilbao ended a 31-year trophy drought with a 1-1 draw at Barcelona on Monday, claiming the Spanish Super Cup with a 5-1 aggregate victory over the reigning European champions.
- Enrique 'convinced' Barcelona can still win Super Cup Updated: Aug-16-15 8:14 am
BARCELONA, Spain - Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is "completely convinced" that his star-studded squad has enough firepower to overturn its 4-0 loss at Athletic Bilbao and win the Spanish Super Cup in the second leg on Monday night.
- Barcelona sends reserve player Adama Traore to Aston Villa Updated: Aug-14-15 6:29 am
BARCELONA, Spain - Barcelona has agreed to send reserve team player Adama Traore to English club Aston Villa.
- Messi, Suarez, Ronaldo in running for UEFA Best Player award Updated: Aug-12-15 10:45 am
NYON, Switzerland - Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez of Champions League winner Barcelona will compete with Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo for UEFA's Best Player in Europe award for last season.
- Messi stars as Barcelona beats Sevilla 5-4 in Super Cup Updated: Aug-11-15 5:23 pm
TBILISI, Georgia - Barcelona started the season in dramatic style as it beat Sevilla 5-4 in extra time to win the UEFA Super Cup in an action-packed, all-Spanish match Tuesday.