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December 21, 2017 11:26 AM Las Palmas appoint Paco Jemez as Pako Ayestaran's successor

La Liga strugglers Las Palmas have appointed Paco Jemez as their new coach. A club statement read: "UD Las Palmas have reached an agreement with coach Paco Jemez to take over the team until the end of the season. Jemez will be unveiled on Dec. 27." It will be Jemez's second stint at Las Palmas, having guided the Canary Islands-based outfit in the 2010-11 campaign 63

December 20, 2017 9:20 AM Nicolas Gaitan set for Atletico exit amid Premier League interest

Nicolas Gaitan will leave Atletico Madrid in January and could move to the English Premier League, his agent has told Foot Mercato. Gaitan moved to Atletico in 2016 after forging a reputation as a stylish attacker at Benfica but his switch to the Spanish capital did not work out with just 11 starts in La Liga last season. His coach and fellow Argentine 67

December 18, 2017 6:49 PM Barcelona clear Rafinha to return after nine months out

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha has been given the all-clear to resume playing after almost nine months on the sidelines. The Brazil international has been out since damaging knee ligaments during Barca's 4-1 win over Granada on April 2. The 24-year-old, who had scored seven goals in 28 appearances last season before his injury, had initially been expected 51

December 10, 2017 8:43 AM Cristiano Ronaldo Jr Handles Soccer Ball Like a Pro

Cristiano Ronaldo's son may be living proof soccer greatness is genetic. Check out the 7-year-old taking control of the ball after Saturday's Real Madrid vs. Sevilla La Liga match at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain. Real Madrid won the match by a score of 5 - 0. Cristiano regularly trains his son, so the kid clearly has the Malcolm Gladwell 41

December 9, 2017 7:25 PM Al Jazira book Club World Cup semifinal date with Real Madrid

Al-Jazira set up a FIFA Club World Cup semifinal against European champions Real Madrid as they beat Urawa Red Diamonds 1-0 in Abu Dhabi. Ali Mabkhout broke the deadlock on 52 minutes for the United Arab Emirates side, who had beaten Auckland City in their playoff on Wednesday. Japanese side Urawa, the Asia Champions, could not find a way back as Al-Jazira 62

December 7, 2017 3:00 PM Lionel Messi's son Thiago not football crazy like Luis Suarez's boy, Benja

Lionel Messi says his two sons could not have more different personalities, describing his youngest Mateo as "terrible" while the older Thiago is not as football-obsessed as his friend Benjamin Suarez, son of Messi Sr.'s Barcelona teammate, Luis. The Argentina captain is a devoted father to five-year-old Thiago and two-year-old Mateo and has talked about 44

December 3, 2017 5:54 PM Valencia suffer shock defeat against 10-man Getafe

Markel Bergara fired 10-man Getafe to a shock victory over second-placed Valencia to leave Barcelona five points clear at the top of the La Liga table. Bergara's second-half strike won the day despite the home side having to play for more than an hour with 10 men after Mauro Arambarri picked up two bookings in the space of four minutes. The midfielder 34

December 2, 2017 5:35 PM Barcelona held at home by Celta Vigo; Atletico Madrid win to cut gap

Barcelona failed to stretch their lead at the top of the Liga table to seven points as Celta Vigo held them to a 2-2 draw in a fine match at the Bernabeu. The visitors stunned the Camp Nou after 20 minutes when Daniel Wass and Iago Aspas combined to set up Maxi Gomez, who was denied by Marc-Andre Ter Stegen only for Aspas to volley home the rebound 63

November 25, 2017 11:15 AM Lionel Messi signs new Barcelona contract until 2021

Lionel Messi has ended speculation about his future by signing a new contract with Barcelona until 2021. Messi's previous deal had been due to expire at the end of the season. Barca announced the news in an an official club statement, which read: "FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi signed on Saturday morning a new contract that will keep the Argentinian superstar 74

November 24, 2017 10:30 AM Antonio Conte says Thibaut Courtois Chelsea contract 'for the club' to sort

LONDON -- Antonio Conte has said that it is not his place to convince Thibaut Courtois to sign a new contract at Chelsea as the Belgium international prepares to enter the final year of his current deal at Stamford Bridge. Courtois said prior to Chelsea's 4-0 win over Qarabag on Wednesday that he is happy to postpone talks over a lucrative extension 84