Lionel Messi yellow card appeal rejected by Spanish federation
Lionel Messi yellow card appeal rejected by Spanish federation

Barcelona`s appeal against Lionel Messi`s yellow card for time wasting after he was hit on the head by a plastic bottle in Sunday`s La Liga game at Valencia has been rejected by the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF).

Newcomer Pedro Morales, goalie Bill Hamid win MLS awards
Newcomer Pedro Morales, goalie Bill Hamid win MLS awards

Chilean midfielder Pedro Morales, who joined the Vancouver Whitecaps last March from Spanish La Liga side Malaga, was named Major League Soccer`s Newcomer of the Year on Wednesday.

Valencia vow to banish fan who threw bottle at Lionel Messi
Valencia vow to banish fan who threw bottle at Lionel Messi

 Valencia will banish a fan who hit Barcelona forward Lionel Messi on the head with a plastic bottle on Sunday for life once they have been identified, the club said on Monday.

Sweet 16th straight win for record breaking Real Madrid
Sweet 16th straight win for record breaking Real Madrid

Real Madrid recorded a club record 16th consecutive win in all competitions with a 2-1 victory at Malaga on Saturday to move five points clear at the top of La Liga.

Carlo Ancelotti delighted with unselfish Cristiano Ronaldo
Carlo Ancelotti delighted with unselfish Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hailed Cristiano Ronaldo`s impact despite failing to score for the first time in La Liga this season as the European champions recorded a club record 16th consecutive victory in all competitions with a 2-1 win at Malaga.

Real Madrid not distracted by record, Carlo Ancelotti says
Real Madrid not distracted by record, Carlo Ancelotti says

Real Madrid are focused on preparing for Saturday`s La Liga game at Malaga and are not distracted by the chance of setting a club record for consecutive victories, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday.

Atletico Madrid's in-form Tiago enjoying himself ''like a child''
Atletico Madrid's in-form Tiago enjoying himself ''like a child''

Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago has had ups and downs during a long career but attributes his recent impressive form to the fact he still enjoys himself on the pitch "like a child".

Atletico Madrid beat Malaga 3-1 in La Liga
Atletico Madrid beat Malaga 3-1 in La Liga

Atletico Madrid closed to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid when midfielder Tiago scored one goal and created another for Diego Godin in a 3-1 win for the champions at home to Malaga on Saturday.

Real Sociedad axe coach Arrasate, David Moyes linked
Real Sociedad axe coach Arrasate, David Moyes linked

Real Sociedad have sacked coach Jagoba Arrasate following their poor start to the season, the La Liga club said on Sunday.

La Liga: Valencia romp to 3-0 win over 10-man Malaga
La Liga: Valencia romp to 3-0 win over 10-man Malaga

Valencia`s Paco Alcacer, Dani Parejo and Pablo Piatti found the target as they took full advantage of the first-half dismissal of Malaga`s Sergi Darder to win 3-0 at the Mestalla on Friday.

Athletic Bilbao beaten, Valencia hold Sevilla in season opener

Champions League hopefuls Athletic Bilbao got their La Liga campaign off to a poor start as they were beaten 1-0 at Malaga on Saturday.

Malaga snap up Mexico star Guillermo Ochoa

Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, who was one of the outstanding performers at the World Cup in Brazil, has completed a move to Spanish top-flight side Malaga.

Title holders Manchester City still looking for reinforcements

English champions Manchester City are still in the market for new signings to boost their title defence, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday.

Malaga signs Rosales

Spanish football club Malaga have secured the services of Venezuelan right back Roberto Rosales for three seasons.

Goalkeeper Caballero joins champions Man City from Malaga

Goalkeeper Willy Caballero has joined Manchester City from Spanish outfit Malaga on a three-year deal, the Premier League champions announced on Tuesday.

Willy Caballero close to Man City move

Malaga’s Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero is close to moving to Premier League champions Manchester City, sources said.

Hundreds flee wildfire in Spain`s Costa del Sol

Around 600 people were evacuated from a village in Spain`s Costa del Sol as a wildfire threatened to engulf homes in the tourist hotspot, local authorities said.

Businessman Lim agrees deal to restructure Valencia debt

New Valencia owner Peter Lim has struck a deal with a Spanish bank to restructure the club’s massive debts.

Cameroon fall to Paraguay in World Cup friendly

Cameroon`s preparations for next month`s World Cup took a knock when the Africans fell 2-1 to Paraguay in a pre-tournament friendly in Kufstein on Thursday.

La Liga: Draws leave Atletico, Barca set for final day battle

Atletico Madrid will travel to face Barcelona next weekend with La Liga title on the line after both sides were held to draws on Sunday.