Europa League: Holders Sevilla go through as group stage ends
Europa League: Holders Sevilla go through as group stage ends

Holders Sevilla maintained their Europa League challenge with a 1-0 win over Rijeka in a winner-takes-all clash on Thursday as the competition`s arduous group stage wound down with a glut of goals but few surprises.

Holders look to secure berth in Europa League last 32
Holders look to secure berth in Europa League last 32

Trophy holders Sevilla are among the clubs looking to claim one of the 10 berths still up for grabs in the Europa League knockout stage in Thursday`s final round of group games.

Atletico Madrid more worried about pursuers than leaders: Diego Simeone
Atletico Madrid more worried about pursuers than leaders: Diego Simeone

Champions Atletico Madrid are looking over their shoulders at pursuing Sevilla and Valencia rather than worrying about hauling in frontrunners Real Madrid and Barcelona, coach Diego Simeone said on Friday.

Feyenoord leave holders Sevilla facing final game drama
Feyenoord leave holders Sevilla facing final game drama

Feyenoord`s Karim El Ahmadi scored a superb goal to help them reach the Europa League last 32 with a 2-0 win over Sevilla on Thursday that left the holders facing a winner-takes-all final game to stay in the competition.

Lionel Messi delighted with new La Liga scoring record
Lionel Messi delighted with new La Liga scoring record

 Lionel Messi has made footballing history, scoring a hat-trick against Sevilla which made him the highest scorer in the history of the Spanish La Liga.

Lionel Messi `never imagined` breaking La Liga goal record
Lionel Messi `never imagined` breaking La Liga goal record

Lionel Messi thanked teammates and coaches past and present after becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga with a hat-trick in Barca`s 5-1 demolition of Sevilla on Saturday.

Lionel Messi breaks Liga record with hat-trick as Barca romp
Lionel Messi breaks Liga record with hat-trick as Barca romp

Lionel Messi became the all-time top goalscorer in La Liga history with a hat-trick as Barcelona swept aside Sevilla 5-1 on Saturday to remain two points adrift of league leaders Real Madrid.

Barcelona rest Javier Mascherano for Sevilla clash
Barcelona rest Javier Mascherano for Sevilla clash

Barcelona on Saturday rested Argentine midfielder Javier Mascherano for their league clash with Sevilla but were boosted by the return of defender Jeremy Mathieu.

La Liga: Valencia, Sevilla held at home
La Liga: Valencia, Sevilla held at home

Valencia failed to win at home for the first time this season as Athletic Bilbao put their disappointment at being knocked out of the Champions League in midweek behind them to claim a 0-0 draw.

Valencia up to second, Sevilla blow chance to move top
Valencia up to second, Sevilla blow chance to move top

Valencia moved to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid in second with an impressive 3-1 win away to Villarreal on Sunday.

Aritz Aduriz volley sends Sevilla to defeat
Aritz Aduriz volley sends Sevilla to defeat

Sevilla missed the chance to take first place in La Liga after a first half Aritz Aduriz volley gave Athletic Bilbao a 1-0 victory on Sunday.

Madrid giants atop of La Liga after Barcelona lose at home
Madrid giants atop of La Liga after Barcelona lose at home

Barcelona followed up last weekend`s 3-1 defeat at Real Madrid with another reverse on Saturday, squandering a host of chances to lose 1-0 at home to Celta Vigo and handing the lead in La Liga to their arch rivals.

Sevilla, Valencia face stiff test of credentials
Sevilla, Valencia face stiff test of credentials

Atletico Madrid proved last season that with an inspirational coach, a group of committed players and an enthusiastic support, it is possible to get the better of wealthy Real Madrid and Barcelona in La Liga.

Sevilla go joint top, Atletico Madrid win at Getafe
Sevilla go joint top, Atletico Madrid win at Getafe

 Sevilla moved joint top of La Liga alongside Barcelona as two late goals from Denis Suarez and Carlos Bacca gave them a 2-1 win over Villarreal.

Cordoba fire Ferrer, hire Miroslav Djukic
Cordoba fire Ferrer, hire Miroslav Djukic

Miroslav Djukic was named as the new coach of struggling La Liga football club Cordoba shortly after Albert Ferrer was fired from the position after their poor start on their return to top-flight for the first time in over 40 years.

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.

Carlo Ancelotti rules out further signings for Real Madrid

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotii Sunday ruled out any further signings before the end of the month.

Diego Lopez thanks Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti in open letter

Former Real Madrid goal-keeper Diego Lopez expressed his gratitude to the “two greatest managers (Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti)” for giving him the chance to play for Real Madrid.

Barcelona loan Deulofeu to Sevilla

Barcelona starlet Gerard Deulofeu is set to join Sevilla on a season-long loan, the two clubs announced on Thursday evening.

Carlo Ancelotti predicts `new cycle` for Real Madrid

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said his side were on the verge of a new cycle of success after they beat Sevilla 2-0 to win the UEFA Super Cup.