La Liga Preview: Frantic week of football action in Spain
La Liga Preview: Frantic week of football action in Spain

A frantic week of football activity, starting Friday, will test the strength in depth of all Spanish clubs in the La Liga.

Frantic week of football action in La Liga
Frantic week of football action in La Liga

A frantic week of football activity, starting Friday, will test the strength in depth of all Spanish clubs in the La Liga.

Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose
Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic will undergo surgery on his nose which was broken during the La Liga champions` 3-2 Champions League defeat by Greek side Olympiakos on Tuesday.

Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose
Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic will undergo surgery on his nose which was broken during the La Liga champions` 3-2 Champions League defeat by Greek side Olympiakos on Tuesday.

Atletico undone by inability to take chances: Diego Simeone

Failure to take their chances in the first half scuppered Atletico Madrid in their 3-2 reverse at Olympiakos Piraeus in Tuesday`s Champions League Group A opener, according to Atletico coach Diego Simeone.

Atletico undone by inability to take chances: Diego Simeone

Failure to take their chances in the first half scuppered Atletico Madrid in their 3-2 reverse at Olympiakos Piraeus in Tuesday`s Champions League Group A opener, according to Atletico coach Diego Simeone.

La Liga: Atletico Madrid struggle past Eibar for first win
La Liga: Atletico Madrid struggle past Eibar for first win

La Liga champions Atletico Madrid recorded their first victory of the campaign with a hard-fought 2-1 win over newly-promoted Eibar on Saturday.

La Liga: Champions Atletico Madrid held by Rayo, Real beat Cordoba

Champions Atletico Madrid made a sluggish start to the defence of their La Liga title with a 0-0 draw against Rayo Vallecano while a header from Karim Benzema and a late Cristiano Ronaldo strike helped Real Madrid beat promoted Cordoba 2-0.

Mario Mandzukic leads Diego Simeone`s valiant troops perfectly

If there was anyone who could pay dividends of Atletico Madrid`s attacking potency, it is none other than Mario Mandzukic. The Croat, a summer signing from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich, rose to the occasion on Friday as he helped his side beat Real Madrid 1-0 to win the Super Cup at the Vincente Calderon. A trophy to start the season with, will be of immense joy to coach Diego Simeone and his working class heroes.

Mario Mandzukic hands Atletico Madrid Super Cup win over Real

Atletico Madrid gained some measure of revenge for their Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid by beating their city rivals 1-0 at the Vicente Calderon on Friday to win the Spanish Super Cup 2-1 on aggregate.

Will big spenders Barcelona be able to out punch rivals Real, Atletico Madrid?

Barcelona have spent £127m so far this summer and the shopping spree is expected to continue with less than three weeks remaining for the summer transfer window to close. So with a new manager, six signings and Luis Suarez amongst them, will the Catalans go big this season in La Liga? On paper, they go in as the favourites, but Madrid duo are well in for the race for Spanish glory.

Atletico Madrid suffer blow ahead of Spanish Super Cup clash against Real

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone will have plenty to dwell upon after midfielder Mario Suarez was hospitalised after picking up an injury during a friendly against Wolfsburg. Atletico play against Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup on Tuesday and injury to Suarez causes plenty of concerns given the scarcity resources Simeone has in his bag.

Mario Mandzukic signs with Atletico Madrid

Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic has signed with Spanish league champions Atletico Madrid, the club officially reported.

Mandzukic signed by Atletico Madrid

Current La Liga champions Atletico Madrid have secured Bayern Munich`s Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic.

Match-fixer denies predicting World Cup result

A convicted match-fixer denied a report in a German magazine that he predicted the result and details of a World Cup football match.

Cameroon FA to probe match-fixing claim

Cameroon football chiefs said they are determined to root out the seven players they termed as `bad apples` implicated in an alleged matchfixing scandal over their World Cup group game with Croatia.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Croatia 1-3 Mexico, as it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the World Cup Group A game between Croatia and Mexico at Arena Pernambuco – Recife. The Group A lclash between these two sides marks an interesting climax between two teams where Croatia need a win and Mexico need at least a draw to seal passage to the next round.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Croatia vs Mexico - Preview

Niko Kovac says his Croatia side are facing their own World Cup `final` against Mexico on Monday with only a win guaranteeing them a place in the last 16.

Former Croatian stars hail convincing victory

It was a do or die match for both Croatia and Cameroon in Arena Amazonas and a convincing 4-0 Group A win kept Croatian dream of making it to the World Cup second phase quite alive.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Cameroon crash out of World Cup after Croatia rout

Croatia sent 10-man Cameroon packing from the World Cup with a 4-0 thrashing of the Africans in Manaus on Wednesday.