Spanish league demotes Real Murcia to third tier

Spain`s professional league (LFP) has demoted Real Murcia from the second division to the third tier (Segunda B) and fined them 180,000 euros ($240,800) after they failed to meet the competition`s financial criteria.

Bilbao roar past Mirandes into Cup final

Athletic Bilbao ended tiny Mirandes`s remarkable run with a ruthless 6-2 win in their King`s Cup semi-final second leg to set up a final with either Barcelona or Valencia.

Mirandes miracle offers relief from Clasico controversy

Tiny third-tier club Mirandes failed to knock Real Madrid and Barcelona off the front pages but their incredible King`s Cup win against Espanyol on Tuesday provided a welcome distraction after a week of controversy swirling around the big two.

Mirandes stun Espanyol to reach Cup semis

Third-tier Mirandes pulled off one of the biggest upsets in King`s Cup history when they scored in added time to snatch a shock 2-1 comeback win over top-flight side Espanyol that sent them through to the semi-finals on away goals.