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Villarreal player Ruben Semedo arrested after 'violent incident'

Villarreal player Ruben Semedo arrested after 'violent incident'

Villarreal's Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding somebody against their will and causing injury, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Feb 21, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid out of top four as Villarreal win

La Liga: Real Madrid out of top four as Villarreal win

Villarreal moved above Real Madrid and into the top four after a 2-1 win over Levante that saw them leapfrog the struggling champions and pile more pressure on Real coach Zinedine Zidane.

Jan 21, 2018, 14:54 PM IST
Real Madrid crisis deepens with Villarreal defeat, Atletico Madrid and Valencia win

Real Madrid crisis deepens with Villarreal defeat, Atletico Madrid and Valencia win

Real Madrid’s struggles showed no signs of easing on Saturday as the champions slumped to a second La Liga defeat in three games which increased pressure on coach Zinedine Zidane.

Jan 14, 2018, 15:29 PM IST
La Liga: Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi give Barcelona win, Atletico Madrid keep up chase

La Liga: Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi give Barcelona win, Atletico Madrid keep up chase

Barca looked set for a third consecutive league draw as they created scant opportunities but they were presented with the advantage of an extra man when Villarreal midfielder Daniel Raba was given a straight red card for a wild, studs-up challenge on Sergio Busquets on the hour mark.

Dec 11, 2017, 09:48 AM IST
AC Milan, Villarreal, Nice reach Europa League knockouts; Arsenal lose to Cologne

AC Milan, Villarreal, Nice reach Europa League knockouts; Arsenal lose to Cologne

AC Milan, Villarreal and Nice reached the knockout stage of the Europa League after posting wins on Thursday in the penultimate round of the group stage.

Nov 24, 2017, 09:44 AM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid thrash Granada 4-0; Barcelona's MSN cross 100-goal mark with 4-1 win over Villarreal

La Liga: Real Madrid thrash Granada 4-0; Barcelona's MSN cross 100-goal mark with 4-1 win over Villarreal

Barca remain top thanks to their superior head-to-head record with the two locked on 84 points, but Real have three games remaining to the Catalans` two.

May 07, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
La Liga: `MSN` hit 100 mark as Barcelona pile pressure on Real Madrid

La Liga: `MSN` hit 100 mark as Barcelona pile pressure on Real Madrid

Earlier, third-placed Atletico Madrid guaranteed their place in the top four with a 1-0 win over Eibar.

May 07, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
Real Madrid leading La Liga standings because of performances, not referees: Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid leading La Liga standings because of performances, not referees: Zinedine Zidane

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique meanwhile wrote on Twitter that Real had earned eight extra points this campaign due to dubious refereeing decisions.

Feb 28, 2017, 21:25 PM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid stage come-from-behind win against Villarreal; Lionel Messi nets winner vs Atletico Madrid

La Liga: Real Madrid stage come-from-behind win against Villarreal; Lionel Messi nets winner vs Atletico Madrid

Villarreal had enjoyed the better of the opening hour, but were swamped by wave upon wave of Real attack for the final 30 minutes.

Feb 27, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
El Clasico: Captain Sergio Ramos salvages Real Madrid pride at Barcelona

El Clasico: Captain Sergio Ramos salvages Real Madrid pride at Barcelona

The draw helped Madrid maintained a six-point advantage at the to top of La Liga table ahead of the defending champions.

Dec 04, 2016, 09:17 AM IST
FC Pune City Academy boy Muhammed Ashique Kuruniyan gets Villarreal stint

FC Pune City Academy boy Muhammed Ashique Kuruniyan gets Villarreal stint

This is the first time a home grown Indian academy player has been selected by a top Spanish club to ply his trade in Europe.

Oct 26, 2016, 18:55 PM IST
La Liga: Cesare Prandelli gets winning start with Valencia, Villarreal thrash Celta

La Liga: Cesare Prandelli gets winning start with Valencia, Villarreal thrash Celta

Unbeaten Villarreal raced into an eighth minute lead against Celta when Roberto Soriano nipped in behind the defence to latch on to a pass by Manu Trigueros and tuck the ball into the far corner.

Oct 17, 2016, 09:40 AM IST
Villarreal part company with coach Marcelino

Villarreal part company with coach Marcelino

Spanish Champions League hopefuls Villarreal have been rocked ahead of the start of the new season by the departure of coach Marcelino.

Aug 11, 2016, 14:50 PM IST
Not Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but this footballer is likely to be Jose Mourinho's first signing

Not Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but this footballer is likely to be Jose Mourinho's first signing

Ibrahimovic has been linked with a move to United -- having left French champions Paris Saint Germain at the end of the season just finished -- as he enjoyed a good relationship with Mourinho at Italian side Inter Milan.

Jun 08, 2016, 16:17 PM IST
Daniel Sturridge sends Liverpool FC into Europa League final

Daniel Sturridge sends Liverpool FC into Europa League final

Daniel Sturridge was involved in all three goals as Liverpool impressively beat Villarreal 3-0 at Anfield on Thursday to set up a Europa League final date with holders Sevilla.

May 06, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

Villarreal flying high, Neville's Valencia beaten

Villarreal stayed hard on the heels of the La Liga leaders when a Cedric Bakambu double secured a 2-0 win at home to Sporting Gijon on Sunday as Gary Neville was again denied a debut victory with Valencia in Spain`s top flight.

Jan 11, 2016, 02:19 AM IST
Real Madrid beaten again at Villarreal, Atletico joint top

Real Madrid beaten again at Villarreal, Atletico joint top

Victory took Villarreal back to within a point of fourth-placed Celta Vigo.

Dec 14, 2015, 10:05 AM IST
La Liga 2015-16: Neymar hits double as Barcelona sink Villarreal

La Liga 2015-16: Neymar hits double as Barcelona sink Villarreal

The in-form Brazilian leads the La Liga scoring charts with 11 goals, 

Nov 09, 2015, 09:42 AM IST
La Liga: Tough games for Barcelona, Real Madrid ahead of international break

La Liga: Tough games for Barcelona, Real Madrid ahead of international break

Real face Sevilla as Barcelona take on Villarreal.

Nov 07, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Villarreal agree to sign midfielder Suarez from Barca

 Villarreal have reached an agreement with Barcelona to sign midfielder Denis Suarez on a four-year deal, with Barca retaining the option to buy the 21-year-old back, the La Liga clubs said on Saturday.

Aug 30, 2015, 00:54 AM IST