Two game touchline ban for Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti
Two game touchline ban for Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti

 Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has been given a two-game touchline ban by the disciplinary committee of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), a media report said on Thursday.

Spain TV rights war ramps up, football games at risk
Spain TV rights war ramps up, football games at risk

Spain`s football federation went to war Thursday over television rights, threatening to cancel the season`s crucial last matches as the government accused it of getting too big for its boots.

Spanish football competitions suspended from May 16 in TV dispute
Spanish football competitions suspended from May 16 in TV dispute

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced on Wednesday that it intends to suspend all competitions from May 16 in a dispute with the Spanish government over a new law introduced to regulate the sale of television rights.

Real Madrid deny transfer ban reports
Real Madrid deny transfer ban reports

 European champions Real Madrid have denied reports in the Spanish media that they and Atletico Madrid could be banned from registering new players for a year for irregularities in the signing of minors.

Soriano replaces injured Fabregas in Spain squad
Soriano replaces injured Fabregas in Spain squad

Villarreal mid-fielder Bruno Soriano replaced injured Cesc Fabregas in the Spain's 23-member squad that will face Belarus and Germany.

Zinedine Zidane given coaching reprieve until ban appeal resolved
Zinedine Zidane given coaching reprieve until ban appeal resolved

Zinedine Zidane will be able to continue coaching Real Madrid`s B team until his appeal against a three-month ban for not having the correct licence is resolved, a court ruled on Friday.

Real Madrid to appeal Zinedine Zidane suspension over coaching license
Real Madrid to appeal Zinedine Zidane suspension over coaching license

Real Madrid will appeal a three-month suspension slapped on assistant B team coach Zinedine Zidane for not having the correct licence, the club said on Monday.

Diego Simeone handed eight-match ban for Super Cup fracas

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was handed an eight-match touchline ban by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Monday following his dismissal and angry reaction in the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid last Friday.

Spanish federation supports del Bosque

Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) secretary general Jorge Perez has spoken up for head coach Vicente del Bosque despite the team`s early exit from the FIFA World Cup.

Villarreal should face `heavier` sanction for banana slur

The Spanish government on Thursday demanded Villarreal face a heavier punishment after a fan threw a banana at Barcelona star Dani Alves.

Atletico fined after Ronaldo hit with lighter

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Friday fined Atletico Madrid 600 euros ($822) after Real Madrid`s Cristiano Ronaldo was struck on the head with a lighter during the clubs` Copa del Rey clash on Tuesday.

Gareth Bale to start as Madrid lose Ronaldo ban appeal

Gareth Bale is set to return to the Real Madrid side for this weekend`s match against Villarreal, but Cristiano Ronaldo will not play after losing an appeal against a three-match ban.

Spain Euro 2008-winning coach Luis Aragones, dies aged 75

Luis Aragones, the coach of Spain`s 2008 European Championship-winning side, died on Saturday at the age of 75, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced.

Spain eye Sao Paulo as World Cup base

World and European champions Spain have identified Sao Paulo as a preferred base for next year`s FIFA World Cup.

World Cup game as scheduled despite Madrid explosion

The World Cup qualifying game between Spain and Belarus is not in danger despite an explosion in the Son Moix Stadium in Mallorca, it was confirmed by the Spanish Football Federation.

RFEF lifts Mourinho’s Spanish Supercopa ban for eye-poke

The Spanish Football Federation has decided to lift the Supercopa suspensions of Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova and his Real Madrid counterpart Jose Mourinho.