La Liga, round-up: Valencia claim Champions League place, Eibar, Almeria relegated
La Liga, round-up: Valencia claim Champions League place, Eibar, Almeria relegated

Valencia sealed their place in next season`s Champions League as Eibar and Almeria were relegated on a dramatic final day of the La Liga season.

There will never be another Xavi, Luis Enrique says
There will never be another Xavi, Luis Enrique says

There will never be another player like Xavi and Barcelona will have to adapt accordingly now he is leaving, coach Luis Enrique said after the midfielder`s final La Liga game for the club on Saturday.

Xavi to start final La Liga game for Barcelona
Xavi to start final La Liga game for Barcelona

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique confirmed that Xavi Hernandez will captain the side on his 505th and final La Liga appearance for the Catalans at home to Deportivo la Coruna on Saturday.

Relegation, Europe to play for on Liga final day
Relegation, Europe to play for on Liga final day

Almeria, Deportivo la Coruna, Eibar and Granada will fight it out to avoid the two remaining relegation places when the Spanish league season comes to a close on Saturday.

Deportivo la Coruna sack coach Victor Fernandez
Deportivo la Coruna sack coach Victor Fernandez

La Liga strugglers Deportivo la Coruna have sacked coach Victor Fernandez after they could only manage a 1-1 draw with bottom side Cordoba on Wednesday.

A goal will restore Cristiano Ronaldo to old self: Carlo Ancelotti
A goal will restore Cristiano Ronaldo to old self: Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes Ballon d`Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo will swiftly return to his best once he gets back on the score sheet.

Real Madrid down Deportivo la Coruna to ease pain of derby drubbing
Real Madrid down Deportivo la Coruna to ease pain of derby drubbing

Real Madrid bounced back from their 4-0 derby humiliation by Atletico Madrid last weekend with a 2-0 victory over Deportivo la Coruna to move four points clear at the top of La Liga on Saturday.

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti defends his players
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti defends his players

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti refused to criticise his players after last weekend's 0-4 thrashing at the hands of rivals Atletico Madrid.

Carlo Ancelotti backs Cristiano Ronaldo after party criticism
Carlo Ancelotti backs Cristiano Ronaldo after party criticism

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed criticism of Cristiano Ronaldo and some of his team mates over the Portugal captain`s 30th birthday party thrown hours after last weekend`s 4-0 La Liga drubbing at Atletico.

Massive La Liga game for Real Madrid after difficult week
Massive La Liga game for Real Madrid after difficult week

Real Madrid face a vital 90 minutes at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium when they face Deportivo la Coruna Saturday after what has been a difficult seven days for the club.

La Liga: Real Madrid seek response from derby humiliation
La Liga: Real Madrid seek response from derby humiliation

European champions Real Madrid may still lead La Liga, but an air of crisis has enveloped the club after they were torn apart by local rivals Atletico Madrid in a 4-0 defeat last weekend.

Real Madrid need to keep nerves as Barcelona, Atletico seek to close in
Real Madrid need to keep nerves as Barcelona, Atletico seek to close in

FC Barcelona have the chance to pile the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid this weekend.

We need to improve, both attack and defence: Luis Enrique
We need to improve, both attack and defence: Luis Enrique

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique Monday said his side needs to put up an improved display to remain in contention for the Spanish title.

Lionel Messi a class above all season, insists Barcelona boss
Lionel Messi a class above all season, insists Barcelona boss

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique hailed Lionel Messi`s consistent brilliance this season after the Argentine took his tally to 28 goals in 27 games with a hat-trick in a 4-0 win away to Deportivo la Coruna on Sunday.

Villarreal climb after seventh straight win
Villarreal climb after seventh straight win

Villarreal registered their seventh consecutive win in all competitions to move above Sevilla on goal difference into fifth in La Liga thanks to a 3-0 victory over Deportivo la Coruna on Sunday.

David Moyes demands mental toughness from Real Sociedad players
David Moyes demands mental toughness from Real Sociedad players

Real Sociedad need to toughen up mentally if they are to reverse a poor away record when they travel to Valencia to face Levante in La Liga on Saturday, according to coach David Moyes.

Police arrest 34 over deadly Spain riot
Police arrest 34 over deadly Spain riot

Spanish police on Tuesday arrested 34 people over a football riot last month in which a Deportivo La Coruna fan died after being thrown into a river.

Atletico Madrid ban ultra flags following fan's death
Atletico Madrid ban ultra flags following fan's death

Atletico Madrid have banned flags with references to the ultra group Frente Atletico in their stadium after a Deportivo La Coruna fan was killed before their last home match, the club said.

Two PSG fans stabbed after Barca match
Two PSG fans stabbed after Barca match

Two Paris St Germain fans were stabbed after leaving the Nou Camp following their team`s Champions League group game against Barcelona on Wednesday.

Barcelona snatch win in Valencia on day marred by fan's death
Barcelona snatch win in Valencia on day marred by fan's death

Barcelona closed to within two points of leaders Real Madrid as Sergio Busquets`s stoppage time handed them a 1-0 win at Valencia on a day La Liga was marred by the death of a Deportivo la Coruna fan who was pulled from a freezing river following violent clashes between rival supporters.