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Roberto Moreno shakes Sergio Ramos’s hand after the Spain captain came off in the win against Romania. Soccrates Images-Getty Images

Spanish FA set to re-appoint former boss as Roberto Moreno walks away in tears

Roberto Moreno reportedly burst into tears as he said goodbye to Spain’s players after being axed for Luis Enrique.
Cameroon were eliminated from the Fifa U17 World Cup following a 2-0 defeat by Spain in a Group E encounter at Estadio Walmir Campelo Bezerra in Gama, Brazil on Sunday. 6

FIFA U17: Cameroon sent packing after losing to Spain — in pictures

Cameroon were eliminated from the Fifa U17 World Cup following a 2-0 defeat by Spain in a Group E encounter at Estadio Walmir Campelo Bezerra in Gama, Brazil on Sunday.
Relatives carry Franco’s coffin at the Valley of the Fallen. Juan Carlos Hidalgo-AP

Spain relocates exhumed body of ex-dictator Franco

Spain yesterday exhumed the embalmed body of Francisco Franco from a grandiose state mausoleum ahead of its relocation it to a more discreet grave in a country still conflicted over the dictator’s decades-long regime.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has reacted after netting a brace on his Lille debut as they kicked off their Ligue 1 campaign with a 2-1 win over Nantes.

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen makes Champions League debut against Ajax

Victor Osimhen will make his Champions League debut in Lille’s clash with Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday evening.
Albanian officials on Wednesday razed a beachfront restaurant whose owner was captured on camera attacking a car rented by Spanish tourists, as the country scrambles to clean up its reputation as a burgeoning holiday destination.

Government bulldozes restaurant after owner attacks tourists — video

Albanian officials on Wednesday razed a beachfront restaurant whose owner was captured on camera attacking a car rented by Spanish tourists, as the country scrambles to clean up its reputation as a burgeoning holiday destination.
Phillipe Coutinho 'has balls' and celebrated his goal in Barcelona's win over Manchester United with 'anger and desire', according to his team-mates Clement Lenglet and Sergio Busquets.

Philippe Coutinho set for Barcelona stay after Miami win over Napoli

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde claimed on Wednesday that Philippe Coutinho is set to stay at Camp Nou despite strong interest in the unsettled Brazilian from the Premier League.
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Spanish WhatsApp users reportedly flooded with ‘disinformation and hate’ ahead of elections

WhatsApp users in Spain are being subjected to disinformation and hateful memes at a rate that has outpaced similar malicious content on such platforms as YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.
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Super Falcons to face Spain in international friendly

The Super Falcons will take on Spanish Women National team in a high profile international friendly as part of preparation towards the Women’s World Cup in France.
Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second half penalty kick for Juventus but it did not matter as the Serie A leaders brushed aside Chievo 3-0 in a top-versus-bottom clash on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo carries Juventus hope against Atletico Madrid

Juventus’s Champions League hopes are hanging on Cristiano Ronaldo pulling off another sensational comeback as the Italians trail 2-0 to defensive specialists Atletico Madrid going into the last 16, second-leg tie in Turin on Tuesday.
Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont holds a press conference on February 12, 2019 in Berlin, on the day of the beginning of the trial in Madrid of twelve Catalan separatist leaders involved in an attempt to break from Spain. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

Catalan separatists’ long-awaited trial begins in Madrid

Twelve Catalan separatist leaders involved in an attempt to break from Spain went on trial on Tuesday under intense scrutiny, as tensions over the future of the region flare again.
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Jihadists get life sentence for 2015 Tunisia attacks on tourists

A Tunisian court has sentenced seven jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of them British tourists, prosecutors said on Saturday.
Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont poses with the book The Catalonia Crisis written with Belgian journalist Olivier Mounton, during presentation in Brussels, Belgium, September 25, 2018. REUTERS-Yves Herman

Catalan separatist leaders’ trial to start February 12

The trial of 12 Catalan separatist leaders involved in a bid to secede from Spain will start on February 12 in Madrid, a source at the Supreme Court said on Friday.
Garbine Muguruza of Spain hits a return against Ashleigh Barty of Australia during their women’s singles match on day five of the Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth January 2, 2019. (Photo by TONY ASHBY - AFP)

Garbine Muguruza overcomes injury to beat Alize Cornet

Spain’s Garbine Muguruza collected her first singles win of the new season, but also picked up an injury concern at the mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth Friday.

Spain preparing for no-deal Brexit – premier

Spain’s prime minister said Friday his government is preparing emergency measures to preserve the rights of Britons in Spain in the event of the UK leaving the European Union without a deal.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho awaits kick off in the Champions League group H football match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 23, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Manchester United to face Paris Saint-Germain in Champions League last 16

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United will take on French giants Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Liverpool were drawn against fellow five-time winners Bayern Munich in Nyon on Monday
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Real Madrid, Juventus, Manchester City into Champions League last 16

Holders Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus were among seven teams to reach the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday while Sergio Aguero’s late equaliser at Lyon also sent Manchester City through.
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Cristiano Ronaldo seeks revenge against Valencia

Cristiano Ronaldo is in hot form and gunning for revenge going into Tuesday’s Champions League clash against Valencia after seeing red against the Spaniards in the away leg, with Juventus needing a draw in Turin to book their ticket to the knockout rounds of the European competition.
King Juan Carlos salutes the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohamen bin Salman. REUTERS

Former Spanish King criticised for meeting Saudi crown prince

Former Spanish King Juan Carlos was under fire on Monday after a photo emerged of him meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who has been tainted by the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Itse Sagay: Nigerians’ pretence against President Buhari government amazes me

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, says it amazes him when Nigerians query the change President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has brought in the fight against corruption.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF kills ISWAP leaders, destroys meeting venue in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Wednesday, said its Air Task Force kills some leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, and destroyed their meeting venue at Jubillaram in the Northern part of Borno State, on Tuesday.

Customs impounds 1,343 bags of foreign rice, others worth N492 million

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Owerri said it impounded 1,343 bags of foreign rice and other contraband worth N492 million and made six arrest within the month.
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APC condemns post-election violence, killing in Kogi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has voiced its condemnation of reported post-election violence in Kogi State which led to the death of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) woman leader, Salome Abuh and destruction of property in the state.
The Plateau State Government has given the technical crew of Plateau United a two-match ultimatum to change the club fortunes or have their contracts terminated.

NPFL: Plateau United stay top after draw agains Nasarawa

Plateau United maintained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-1 away draw against Nasarawa United at the Lafia Township Stadium on Wednesday.