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.

Louis Van Gaal will wait to decide Radamel Falcao future
Louis Van Gaal will wait to decide Radamel Falcao future

Louis van Gaal has revealed he won`t decide if Radamel Falcao has a long-term future at Manchester United until the injury-plagued Colombia striker has a long run in the team.

Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone pleased with improving Mario Mandzukic
Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone pleased with improving Mario Mandzukic

Filling the shoes of Diego Costa at Atletico Madrid was always going to be a tall order but coach Diego Simeone is pleased so far with the performances of Mario Mandzukic.

Rebel Diego Simeone upsetting Spanish establishment
Rebel Diego Simeone upsetting Spanish establishment

La Liga champions Atletico Madrid have become the mirror image of Diego Simeone as a well-organised and hard-working team with a fierce commitment and a strong rebellious streak.

Atletico Madrid win to set up King's Cup clash with Real Madrid
Atletico Madrid win to set up King's Cup clash with Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid will face holders Real Madrid in the last 16 of the King`s Cup after a double from Mario Mandzukic sealed a 5-2 aggregate victory over lower league Hospitalet on Thursday.

No room for error for Barcelona, Atletico in La Liga
No room for error for Barcelona, Atletico in La Liga

With Real Madrid not playing in the La Liga this weekend, title rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have no option but to win their respective matches or run the risk of seeing their title hopes disappear before the end of the year.

Penalty saves highlight Iker Casillas' return to form for Real
Penalty saves highlight Iker Casillas' return to form for Real

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has shown remarkable resilience to bounce back from a run of poor performances and doubts over his future at the club earlier this year.

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.

Five managers in European football whose season could be determined in the remaining half

The European football scenario has taken some important stronghold across the continent and as the 2014-15 season has reached its midway, the race for positions, performances, title run-in, and revival are heating up.

Spanish police detain 32 in deadly Deportivo riot probe
Spanish police detain 32 in deadly Deportivo riot probe

 Spanish police detained Tuesday 32 people in a probe into a riot before a league match in which a fan of the football club Deportivo died after being thrown into a river.

UCL: Chelsea face PSG, Man City tackle Barca in last 16
UCL: Chelsea face PSG, Man City tackle Barca in last 16

Jose Mourinho`s Chelsea were drawn on Monday against Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City tackle Barcelona in two blockbuster Champions League last 16 ties.

Jose Mourinho backs Petr Cech to stay ahead of Hull start
Jose Mourinho backs Petr Cech to stay ahead of Hull start

Out-of-favour goalkeeper Petr Cech will not leave Chelsea in January and has nothing to prove ahead of his first Premier League start of the season against Hull City, manager Jose Mourinho said.

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.

Carlo Ancelotti's Real Madrid have potential to eclipse Pep Guardiola's Barca
Carlo Ancelotti's Real Madrid have potential to eclipse Pep Guardiola's Barca

Carlo Ancelotti`s record-breaking Real Madrid side are sweeping aside all before them with a brand of counter-attacking football that could see the Spanish giants eclipse the achievements of Pep Guardiola`s Barcelona.

Carlo Ancelotti's Real have potential to eclipse Pep Guardiola's Barca
Carlo Ancelotti's Real have potential to eclipse Pep Guardiola's Barca

Carlo Ancelotti`s record-breaking Real Madrid side are sweeping aside all before them with a brand of counter-attacking football that could see the Spanish giants eclipse the achievements of Pep Guardiola`s Barcelona.

Champions League: Juventus scrape through with risk-free draw
Champions League: Juventus scrape through with risk-free draw

Juventus did the bare minimum as they scraped into the Champions League knockout stage on Tuesday with a 0-0 draw at home to Atletico Madrid, a result which also suited the Spaniards who topped the group.

Juventus won't accept failure, Diego Simeone warns
Juventus won't accept failure, Diego Simeone warns

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is expecting a very different challenge in Tuesday`s Champions League Group A clash at Juventus to when Atletico humbled the Italian giants in the Spanish capital in October.

Juventus confident of Atletico Madrid win and top spot
Juventus confident of Atletico Madrid win and top spot

 Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci insists the Italian champions can pull off a Champions League shock and snatch first place in Group A from Atletico Madrid on their way to qualifying for the last 16 on Tuesday.

Chelsea slump to shock first loss at Newcastle
Chelsea slump to shock first loss at Newcastle

Chelsea missed out on setting a club record unbeaten run when Newcastle United`s Papiss Cisse struck twice in a 2-1 victory on Saturday which rocked the Premier League leaders.