Latest news about Spain

Costa denies 'provocation' but admits to 'lucky' goal

2018-06-21 08:27

Diego Costa rejected claims he intentionally stamped on Iran goalkeeper Ali Beiranvand in a win over Iran but admitted his goal came down to "luck".

Hierro relieved Spain survived tough Iran test

2018-06-21 07:06

Spain coach Fernando Hierro admitted his team had been on the ropes before a lucky Diego Costa goal handed them their first win of the World Cup.

As it happened: Iran v Spain

2018-06-20 21:55

A recap of the scoring from the Soccer World Cup clash between Iran and Spain at the Saint Petersburg Stadium.

Spain back on track after nervous win over Iran

2018-06-20 21:54

Spain put their World Cup ambitions back on track with a hard fought victory over Iran in a match that they certainly didn't have everything their...

Spain face World Cup date with destiny

2018-06-19 10:35

Spanish play-maker Isco says their match against Iran will determine their World Cup destiny as they seek to register their first win in Russia.

'Iranian Messi' feels at home ahead of Spain clash

2018-06-18 18:23

It was on a cold night of November two years ago that Iran center forward Sardar Azmoun displayed his class to the world...

Mourinho lauds 'special' Ronaldo after hat-trick against Spain

2018-06-16 17:30

Jose Mourinho believes that Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is a 'special player' after bagging a hat-trick against Spain.

As it happened: Portugal 3-3 Spain

2018-06-15 22:08

See how the action unfolded in the 2018 Soccer World Cup Group B clash between Portugal and Spain.

Ronaldo bags hat-trick in thrilling Portugal v Spain draw

2018-06-15 21:59

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dramatic hat-trick as Spain drew with Portugal in their Soccer World Cup opener in Sochi.

Shell-shocked Spain face Portugal in early World Cup treat

2018-06-15 12:08

Spain and Portugal clash in an early highlight of the World Cup in Russia as the Spanish camp insist they are united despite the sacking of coach...

Ramos urges Spain to move on quickly after coach sacking

2018-06-14 21:30

Skipper Sergio Ramos urged Spain to put the drama of the past 48 hours behind them as they look to focus on their World Cup opener against Portugal.

Spain sacking was "saddest day since death of my mother"

2018-06-14 20:14

Julen Lopetegui says that the day he was sacked as Spain coach was the "saddest" since the death of his mother.

Spain will go far despite upheaval, says Portugal coach Santos

2018-06-14 18:40

Portugal coach Fernando Santos is convinced that Spain will still go far at the World Cup despite the turbulent events of the last 48 hours.

Lopetegui sacking won't hurt Spain at SWC - Kroos

2018-06-14 15:32

Germany's Toni Kroos doesn't think the sacking of Julen Lopetegui as coach on the eve of the World Cup will significantly harm Spain's chances.