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Spanish court confirms Elche relegation for unpaid debts

Spanish court confirms Elche relegation for unpaid debts

A Spanish court has confirmed that the Elche football club will play in the Liga Adelante second division next season as a result of the its failure to meet its obligation with the country's treasury and for breaking financial fair-play regulations.

Elche kicked out of La Liga over tax debts

Elche kicked out of La Liga over tax debts

Elche have been relegated from La Liga because of unpaid debts to the tax authorities and Eibar will take their place in Spain`s top flight next season, the professional league (LFP) said on Friday.

Third-placed resurgent Valencia surge four points clear of Atletico Madrid

Third-placed resurgent Valencia surge four points clear of Atletico Madrid

Resurgent Valencia turned up the heat on Atletico Madrid in the battle for third place in La Liga when Andre Gomes scored and then set up Paco Alcacer for their second goal in a 4-0 stroll at struggling Elche on Friday.

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes Real Madrid's third all-time highest scorer

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes Real Madrid's third all-time highest scorer

Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday become the third highest all-time scorer for Real Madrid. The Portuguese superstar scored his 290th goal for the Spanish giants in a comfortable 2-0 win over Elche in La Liga. He achieved this feat in 241 games.

La Liga: Real Madrid four points clear with win at Elche

La Liga: Real Madrid four points clear with win at Elche

Real Madrid moved four points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a 2-0 win at Elche.

Life easy next to Lionel Messi, says Neymar

Life easy next to Lionel Messi, says Neymar

 Brazilian star Neymar has given four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi the credit for his upturn in form during his second season with Barcelona.

Lionel Messi doesn't care about other's stats, says Barca president

Lionel Messi doesn't care about other's stats, says Barca president

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Saturday claimed that Lionel Messi doesn't care about other players' statistics. The Argentine scored a brace and provided two assists helping Barca rout Elche at the Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero.

La Liga: Gareth Bale nets winner as Cristiano Ronaldo sent off, Barcelona hit six against Elche

La Liga: Gareth Bale nets winner as Cristiano Ronaldo sent off, Barcelona hit six against Elche

Gareth Bale scored a late winner from the penalty spot after Cristiano Ronaldo had been sent off for the ninth time in his career as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Cordoba 2-1 on Saturday.

Lionel Messi, Neymar rested for Barcelona's Kings Cup game at Elche

Lionel Messi, Neymar rested for Barcelona's Kings Cup game at Elche

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has decided to rest Lionel Messi, Neymar and most of his regulars for the King`s Cup last 16, second leg match at Elche later on Thursday.

King's Cup: Neymar hits double as Barcelona put five past Elche ​

King's Cup: Neymar hits double as Barcelona put five past Elche ​

Neymar`s double helped Barcelona cruise to a 5-0 victory in the first leg of their King’s Cup last 16 tie against Elche on Thursday to ease the pressure on coach Luis Enrique.

David Moyes critical of 'overzealous' referee after debut win

David Moyes critical of 'overzealous' referee after debut win

David Moyes admitted he was "very happy" after overseeing his maiden victory as Real Sociedad coach before criticising the Spanish referee for what the Scot suggested was excessive zeal.

Carlos Vela hat-trick gives David Moyes winning home start

Carlos Vela hat-trick gives David Moyes winning home start

Former Arsenal winger Carlos Vela scored a hat-trick to give new Real Sociedad coach David Moyes a winning home start in La Liga with a 3-0 victory over Elche on Friday.

David Moyes wants 'excitement' in Real Sociedad home debut

David Moyes wants 'excitement' in Real Sociedad home debut

David Moyes wants "excitement, speed and commitment" from his players when the former Manchester United and Everton manager makes his home debut as Real Sociedad coach in Friday`s La Liga game against Elche.

La Liga: Valencia celebrate imminent Peter Lim takeover with victory

Valencia celebrated their imminent takeover by Singapore billionaire Peter Lim and underlined their fine early-season form with a rousing 3-1 victory at home to Elche in La Liga on Saturday.

Misfiring Karim Benzema told to forget hot-shot Cristiano Ronaldo

Misfiring Karim Benzema told to forget hot-shot Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid`s misfiring striker Karim Benzema has been told by coach Carlo Ancelotti to forget Cristiano Ronaldo’s scoring exploits and concentrate on helping the team.

Break key to Cristiano Ronaldo`s stunning form: Carlo Ancelotti

Break key to Cristiano Ronaldo`s stunning form: Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti believes Cristiano Ronaldo`s three-week break at the start of the season to ease knee and hamstring injuries is the reason for the Portuguese`s sensational form.

Cristiano Ronaldo claims four-goal haul in Elche rout

Cristiano Ronaldo claims four-goal haul in Elche rout

Cristiano Ronaldo continued his prolific start to the season with four goals, including two penalties, as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Elche 5-1 in La Liga on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi two goals away from historic 400 for club, country

Lionel Messi two goals away from historic 400 for club, country

For Lionel Messi, scoring goals is just another part of his life. But for his legion of fans, each goal he scores, counts. When Athletic Bilbao take the field on Saturday at the Camp Nou, many will hope the little Argentine scores at least two to complete a historic 400th.

Tough away games for Barca, Real Madrid

Tough away games for Barca, Real Madrid

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid both face testing away trips as they play their second game of the Spanish Primera Liga season Sunday.

Barca welcome back Neymar, lose Iniesta

Barca welcome back Neymar, lose Iniesta

Brazilian star Neymar will make his first appearance of the season when Barcelona travel to face Villarreal on Sunday, but the Catalans will have to do without the injured Andres Iniesta.