Sport Barcelona striker Neymar is helped from the pitch

The Brazil international is ruled out for up to a month

Real Madrid fought back from 2-0 down

Real Madrid make stunning comeback to against Malaga

Holders Real Madrid scored three times in 10 minutes at the Bernabeu last night to beat Malaga 3-2 in their King's Cup last 16 first leg, sparked by a furious dressing down from Jose Mourinho.

Diego Simeone quit as coach of Argentine club Racing Club last week before signing with Atletico

No fear for new Atletico coach Simeone

New Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said at his presentation that he is aiming to rediscover the club's glory days that he helped forge as a player.

After 175 buildings in Juzcar were painted 'Smurf blue' this summer, tourist numbers soared

Spanish village happy to be left feeling blue by Smurfs

Residents in Juzcar vote to keep paint job after tourist boom

Arsène Wenger takes training ahead of tonight's vital match with Borussia Dortmund

Wenger says Uefa finance rules will fail

Arsène Wenger, with his Arsenal team on the brink of reaching the Champions League knockout stages, fears Uefa's commitment to financial fair play (FFP) will be impossible to implement.

No offers for Manchester United target Wesley Sneijder insist Inter Milan

Inter Milan technical director Marco Branca insists the Italian giants have not received any official offers for Wesley Sneijder.

Alive after 18 days in a ravine – the tourist who went for a walk

A Dutch tourist was rescued yesterday after surviving for 18 days in a ravine without food or shelter amid the seaside cliffs near Malaga.

Palermo warn Javier Pastore suitors to move quickly

Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has warned clubs interested in signing Javier Pastore they must make their move in the next 15 days.

24-Hour Room Service: Shanti-Som, Málaga, Spain

Asian wellbeing arrives in Andalucia

Copa America: Venezuela squad preview

Our run down of the teams involved in the 2011 Copa America, which kicks off on July 1, continues with a closer look at Venezuela.

War at Picasso museum as artist's relative calls for curator's head

The art world of Spain is getting hot under the collar about the politics of Picasso. The Malaga-born artist's wealthy daughter-in-law, Christine Ruiz-Picasso, has refused to open the latest show at the Malaga Picasso Museum, and has demanded the resignation of its highly acclaimed director José Lebrero, who has curated a series of much-praised temporary exhibitions alongside the permanent show of Picasso paintings.

Malaga sign Valencia winger Joaquin

Malaga have agreed to sign former Spain winger Joaquin from Valencia, their seventh recruit since the end of the La Liga campaign, the Spanish south-coast club said today.

Palermo maintain interest in Arsenal target

Palermo have not given up hope of signing Arsenal target Ricardo Alvarez but know they face stiff competition to acquire the Argentina star.

The Hedonist: Malaga

What to see and where to be seen

Van Nistelrooy signs one-year deal with Malaga

Striker Ruud van Nistelrooy has passed a medical and signed a one-year contract with Malaga, the Spanish club said today.

Chelsea make approach for Manuel Pellegrini claims agent

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini's agent has hinted Chelsea have made an initial approach for the Chilean.

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