Spain’s ‘kiss-gate’ FA president Luis Rubiales’ refusal to resign is just the tip of the iceberg at the Spanish FA… the federation has been mired in controversy since he took charge, including failing to tackle racism and gender disparity

Spain’s ‘kiss-gate’ FA president Luis Rubiales’ refusal to resign is just the tip of the iceberg at the Spanish FA… the federation has been mired in controversy since he took charge, including failing to tackle racism and gender disparity

Spain’s Sports minister called the act ‘unacceptable’. Their Equalities Minister equated it to ‘sexual violence’. USWNT star Megan Rapinoe called it ‘physical assault’, and Spanish Prime Minister added that whatever it was, it needed ‘clarifying’.  But for a spell, the man at the centre of the global scandal just shrugged, calling it was ‘an insignificant show … Read more

England men’s captain Harry Kane urges the Lionesses to ‘bring the World Cup trophy home’ in heartfelt message of support ahead of Sunday’s historic final

England men’s captain Harry Kane urges the Lionesses to ‘bring the World Cup trophy home’ in heartfelt message of support ahead of Sunday’s historic final

England men’s captain Harry Kane urges the Lionesses to ‘bring the World Cup trophy home’ in heartfelt message of support ahead of Sunday’s historic final England bidding to make history in first Women’s World Cup final on Sunday Men’s captain Harry Kane has backed the Lionesses to go onto claim the trophy WATCH: Wiegman CAN’T … Read more

Former Barcelona, Arsenal and Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas announces his retirement from football

Former Barcelona, Arsenal and Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas announces his retirement from football

Former Barcelona and Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has confirmed his immediate retirement from football.  Fabregas, 36, revealed that he would be hanging up his playing boots and calling an end to his illustrious 20-year-long career via a statement on his Twitter page. The former Spanish international – who also played for Arsenal, Monaco and Como … Read more

Japan 2-1 Spain: Japanese turnaround seals TOP spot in Group E

PRE-MATCH: Spain 4pts, Japan 3pts, Costa Rica 3pts, Germany 1pt  10mins: COSTA RICA 0 GERMANY 1  Spain 5pts, Germany 4pts, Japan 4pts, C Rica 3pts  Serge Gnabry puts Germany in a strong position with the first goal of the night. 11mins: JAPAN 0 SPAIN 1  Spain 7pts, Germany 4pts, Japan 3pts, C Rica 3pts  Alvaro … Read more

Brighton are working to sign Marc Cucurella, with forward Alireza Jahanbakhsh returning to Holland

Brighton are working to sign Spain Olympic defender Marc Cucurella – with forward Alireza Jahanbakhsh returning to Holland after three years By Simon Jones for MailOnline Published: 06:55 BST, 18 July 2021 | Updated: 06:55 BST, 18 July 2021 Brighton are working to sign Spanish international left wing-back Marc Cucurella from Getafe. The 22-year-old joined Getafe … Read more

Euro 2020 Golden Boot race: Harry Kane just one goal behind current leader Cristiano Ronaldo

Euro 2020 race for the Golden Boot: Harry Kane is now just ONE GOAL behind Cristiano Ronaldo, who will win as things stand… while Switzerland’s Steven Zuber has the most assists so far By Matt Davies For Mailonline Published: 23:30 BST, 7 July 2021 | Updated: 23:37 BST, 7 July 2021 Euro 2020 has now … Read more

Euro 2020: Wily Giorgio Chiellini psyched out Jordi Alba before Italy beat Spain on penalties

Giorgio Chiellini came out on top in the psychological battle with Jordi Alba during the coin toss for the penalty shootout which saw Italy knock out Spain and reached the Euro 2020 final. The semi-final clash was locked level at 1-1 after extra-time, meaning the clash was taken all the way to a tense round … Read more

Euro 2020: Leonardo Bonucci says semi final win for Italy over Spain was toughest game

Leonardo Bonucci admits semi-final win over Spain was ‘toughest game’ of his career while Italy scorer Federico Chiesa hails Azzurri for ‘fighting until the end’ at Wembley By Will Griffee For Mailonline Published: 23:46 BST, 6 July 2021 | Updated: 00:50 BST, 7 July 2021 Federico Chiesa delighted in Italy ‘fighting until the end’ in … Read more

PETE JENSON: Spain’s Euro 2020 run has left a nation feeling like they have a team again

PETE JENSON: Spain’s Euro 2020 run has left a nation feeling like they have a team again… Luis Enrique’s fledgling stars have a big international future ahead and, having got so close to glory, they will target success in Qatar Spain’s Euro 2020 journey came to an end in the semi-finals after a loss to … Read more

Euro 2020: Player ratings after Italy beat Spain on penalties in semi final

Italy and Spain played out a remarkable Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley on Wednesday night with the Azzurri progressing on penalties.  Jorginho scored the winning spot kick but struggled for control in the game while Dani Olmo impressed on the losing side.  Here, Sportsmail’s Tom Collomosse offers his verdict on the players with his ratings … Read more