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Senior Japan players defend under-fire coach Javier Aguirre

Senior Japan players defend under-fire coach Javier Aguirre

Japan`s senior players have leapt to the defence of their under-fire head coach Javier Aguirre, who again denied any involvement in a match-fixing case that continues to overshadow their Asian Cup preparations.

Japan coach Javier Aguirre denies match-fixing, calls for calm

Japan coach Javier Aguirre denies match-fixing, calls for calm

Japan coach Javier Aguirre denied on Saturday any involvement in match-fixing in Spain and called for calm from the team`s supporters during their Asian Cup defence.

Japan coach Javier Aguirre denies Spain match fixing allegations

Japan coach Javier Aguirre denies Spain match fixing allegations

Japan coach Javier Aguirre on Saturday denied allegations that he was part of a match-fixing scandal that has rocked world football.

Japan send mission to Spain to probe Javier Aguirre allegations

Japan send mission to Spain to probe Javier Aguirre allegations

The Japan Football Association has sent a delegation to Spain to conduct a probe into the match-fixing scandal that has embroiled national team coach Javier Aguirre.

Japan stick with Javier Aguirre for Asian Cup despite scandal

Japan stick with Javier Aguirre for Asian Cup despite scandal

Japan will stick with coach Javier Aguirre for next month`s Asian Cup, despite the former Mexico coach being involved in a match-fixing scandal which has rocked world football.

Ander Herrera`s `conscience clear` over fixing probe

Ander Herrera`s `conscience clear` over fixing probe

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera declared that his conscience was "totally clear" on Tuesday after he was one of 41 people named in a Spanish match-fixing probe.

Future uncertain for Javier Aguirre and Asian champions Japan

Future uncertain for Javier Aguirre and Asian champions Japan

The latest twist in a La Liga match-fixing investigation has left the Japanese Football Association and head coach Javier Aguirre in an awkward position with the Mexican`s future unclear less than a month out from their Asian Cup title defence.

Javier Aguirre, Ander Herrera named in Spanish matchfixing case

Javier Aguirre, Ander Herrera named in Spanish matchfixing case

Spanish prosecutors filed match-fixing allegations against Japan coach Javier Aguirre and Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera on Monday, accusing them and 39 others of rigging a decisive 2011 league match.

Charges may be filed in La Liga match-fixing case next week

Charges may be filed in La Liga match-fixing case next week

Spain`s anti-corruption prosecutor could be ready to file charges in a suspected case of match-fixing involving La Liga clubs Levante and Real Zaragoza early next week.

Zaragoza to take on depleted Barcelona

FC Barcelona will take a much depleted squad to face struggling Zaragoza in the La Romareda Stadium.

Mourinho claims 100th win as Real Madrid coach

Jose Mourinho was able to enjoy his 100th win as Real Madrid coach with his side beating Real Zaragoza 4-0 in the Primera Liga football at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium here.

Record Messi strikes twice in Barca's win over Zaragoza

Barcelona trimmed the gap to leaders Real Madrid to three points when Lionel Messi struck twice in a 4-1 comeback win at relegation-threatened 10-man Real Zaragoza.

Lionel Messi first since Mueller to net 60 goals

Barcelona`s Lionel Messi reached another milestone in his amazing career on Saturday when he became the first player to score 60 goals.

Zaragoza president to sell up after fan pressure

Real Zaragoza president Agapito Iglesias has bowed to intense pressure from disgruntled supporters and decided to sell his majority stake in the struggling La Liga club.

Messi scores again as Barca thump Zaragoza 4-0

Barcelona drew level on points with leaders Real Madrid, at least for a couple of hours, when Lionel Messi netted his 15th La Liga goal of the season in a 4-0 win at home to Real Zaragoza on Saturday.

La Liga: Malaga miss out on Spanish breakthrough

Big-spending Malaga squandered a golden opportunity to top La Liga for the first time when they were held to a 0-0 draw at Real Zaragoza.

Ten-man Real Betis go top with perfect record

Ten-man Real Betis survived a late scare to maintain their 100 percent record with a 4-3 victory over Real Zaragoza.

Ronaldo on fire as Real thrash Zaragoza

A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick helped Real Madrid get their Primera Liga campaign off to a perfect start.

Zaragoza sign Roberto from Benfica

Spanish goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez Gago signed for Primera Liga side Real Zaragoza from Portuguese giants Benfica for 8.6 million euros the selling club announced on Monday.

Zaragoza sign Roberto from Benfica

Spanish goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez Gago signed for Primera Liga side Real Zaragoza from Portuguese giants Benfica for 8.6 million euros the selling club announced on Monday.