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Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team.

Sergio Ramos offers tribute to Luis Enrique after Spain coach steps down

Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team.
Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique resigns as Spain’s coach

Luis Enrique has stepped down from his role as Spain manager and will be replaced by assistant manager Robert Moreno.
Luis Enrique

Marc Bartra: Luis Enrique has brought calm to Spain

Defender Marc Bartra believes Spain head coach Luis Enrique has instilled a sense of calm in the national side.

‘Disaster’ season made Alvaro Morata ponder Chelsea exit

Alvaro Morata admits he considered leaving Chelsea after a “disastrous” year that culminated in him missing the World Cup.

Rafa Benitez had ‘chance’ to manage Spain during World Cup

Rafa Benitez says he had the chance to manage Spain during the World Cup following Julen Lopetegui's dramatic departure, but insists he is happy to remain at Newcastle United.
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez

Roberto Martinez denies Spain contact before Luis Enrique appointment

Roberto Martinez says he was not contacted by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) ahead of their appointment of Luis Enrique as head coach.
Ex-Barcelona and Roma coach Luis Enrique has been appointed as Spain manager.

Spain appoint ex-Barcelona coach Luis Enrique as manager

Ex-Barcelona and Roma coach Luis Enrique has been appointed as Spain manager.
Luis Rubiales

Spain poised to name new coach

The president of the Spanish football federation (RFEF) said on Monday “it is probable” that a new national team coach would be announced later in the day.
Dele Alli of England celebrates with teammates - Getty Images

England dream of World Cup glory but Russia run ends

England were Sunday looking forward to their first World Cup semi-final since 1990 as host nation Russia came to terms with the end of their extraordinary run following defeat on penalties to Croatia.
Fernando Hierro

Fernando Hierro quits as Spain sporting director after World Cup exit

Fernando Hierro has quit his role as sporting director of the Spanish FA following the round-of-16 exit at the World Cup.
Alvaro Odriozola

Real Madrid set to sign Spain youngster Alvaro Odriozola

Real Madrid have announced that they have agreed terms for the transfer of Real Sociedad and Spain youngster Alvaro Odriozola.
Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos: Zinedine Zidane departure from Real Madrid was bitter

Sergio Ramos says Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid departure was "bitter", but the club captain is "thankful" to the French coach for leading the club to a trio of consecutive Champions League titles.
Spain had the World Cup at their mercy given a gentle side of the bracket but they were deservedly eliminated. EPA-MAHMOUD KHALED

Spain blame game begins after World Cup penalty heartache

Spain’s World Cup roller-coaster ride finally ground to a halt on Sunday and the finger-pointing began after their third consecutive failure at a major tournament.
Spain had the World Cup at their mercy given a gentle side of the bracket but they were deservedly eliminated. EPA-MAHMOUD KHALED

Spain’s Fernando Hierro: No regrets about coaching change after World Cup exit

Spanish federation president Luis Rubiales said a decision on whether Hierro will stay in his post would be made in the "coming weeks," but the coach was composed and calm after the loss.
Sergio Ramos of Spain

Sergio Ramos: Spain bow out of World Cup with heads held high

Sergio Ramos insists Spain leave with their "heads held high" after being dumped out of the World Cup by hosts Russia on Sunday.
Russia's goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev (R) dives for the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Spain and Russia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 1, 2018. Antonin THUILLIER - AFP

Igor Akinfeev stars as Russia stun Spain on penalties

Russia captain Igor Akinfeev saved two penalties in a dramatic shootout as the World Cup hosts dumped title contenders Spain out in the last 16 following a 1-1 draw.
Spain midfielder David Silva

Spain’s Silva: Russia match will be as tough as facing Brazil

Spain midfielder David Silva said Sunday’s last-16 clash against World Cup hosts Russia would be as tough as facing five-time winners Brazil.
Soccer Football - World Cup - Russia News Conference - Samara Arena, Samara, Russia - June 24, 2018. Coach Stanislav Cherchesov attends a news conference

Cherchesov eyes history in hope Russia beat Spain

The last time Stanislav Cherchesov walked out at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium to face Fernando Hierro's side, the Spaniards were heavy favourites but the Russians reached the next round.

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Bayelsa government employs fresh 904 workers

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Zenith Women Basketball League starts Friday

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Olorogun Okumagba congratulates Festus Keyamo on nomination as minister

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Association hands over fake, substandard agro products to NAFDAC

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