2014 FIFA World Cup: Spain vs Netherlands - As it happened

Live coverage of 2014 FIFA World Cup Group B opener between heavyweights Spain and the Netherlands being played at Salvador`s Arena Fonte Nova, in Brazil.

Real Madrid investigated by EU over illegal state aid allegations

The European Commission (EU) has been investigating Spanish giants Real Madrid following allegations that they have received illegal state aid, the decision on which is overdue.

Real Madrid 2-1 Barcelona: Towering Ramos header leaves Catalans defeated again

Real Madrid had the measure of Barcelona once again, with a 2-1 victory in Saturday`s Liga Clasico at Santiago Bernabeu.

Van Persie is a constant nuisance, says Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has insisted that the Spanish champions will have to be on top of their game in Wednesday`s Champions League round of 16 match against Manchester United if they are to keep Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney quiet.

Casillas accepts subs` bench while Ramos gets 5-match ban

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has accepted his relegation to the substitutes` bench for his side`s last two Spanish La Liga matches, saying it was done to keep him on his toes.

Ramos agrees to coach CSKA Moscow

Spaniard Juande Ramos has agreed to take over as coach of CSKA Moscow, the former Real Madrid boss said.

Ramos agrees to coach CSKA Moscow

Spaniard Juande Ramos has agreed to take over as coach of CSKA Moscow, the former Real Madrid boss said.