Tag Archives: Spain

Liverpool gained from mid-season camp in Spain, says Mane

REUTERS: Liverpool will reap the benefits of their mid-season training camp in Spain when they travel to relegation-threatened Premier League champions Leicester City on Monday, forward Sadio Mane said. With the Merseyside club devoid of any domestic cup or European commitments, Juergen Klopp’s charges took advantage of their fortnight break and went for a four-night… Read More »

Herrera to frame Spain debut shirt

REUTERS: Spain midfielder Ander Herrera will preserve the memory of his international debut by framing the shirt he played in at Wembley on Tuesday. The 27-year-old, who has represented Spain at every age group, made his senior debut when he came off the bench to replace Thiago Alcantara in the 56th minute of the friendly… Read More »

Football: Italy fight back to hold Spain, Wales denied in Austria

PARIS: Daniele De Rossi’s late penalty rescued a point for Italy against Spain in a heavyweight World Cup qualifier on Thursday (Oct 6), as Wales played out an entertaining draw in Austria. Spain dominated possession against the Italians in Turin and looked set to come away with a precious victory when Vitolo pounced on an… Read More »

Football: Spain and Wales cruise, Kosovo earn historic draw

PARIS: Spain began life under new coach Julien Lopetegui in perfect style while Gareth Bale inspired Euro 2016 sensations Wales and Kosovo earned a historic point in World Cup qualifying on Monday (Sep 5). Lopetegui enjoyed a perfect competitive debut as Diego Costa, David Silva and Alvaro Morata all hit doubles in an 8-0 drubbing… Read More »

Cycling – Belgium's Meersman wins stage five of Tour of Spain

MADRID: Belgium’s Gianni Meersman won the fifth stage of the Tour of Spain on Wednesday, a 171.3 kilometre-ride from Viveiro and Lugo, with Colombian Darwin Atapuma retaining the leader’s red jersey. Australian Simon Clarke and Philippe Gilbert of Belgium attacked with 2km remaining but were caught in the final stretch. Etixx-Quick Step team rider Meersman… Read More »