Sport Lionel Messi of Barcelona looks on after the la Liga match between Levante UD and FC Barcelona at Ciutat de Valencia ended 1-1

The top two teams both missed a chance to break clear

Guardiola delighted with Barcelona victory

Barcelona head coach Pep Guardiola was full of praise for his players after they thumped Sevilla 4-0 in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup to secure the trophy with a 5-3 aggregate triumph.

Fabiano pledges future to Sevilla

Luis Fabiano appears to have ruled out a move to the Premier League after pledging his future to Sevilla.

Fabiano wants to stay at Sevilla

Sevilla striker Luis Fabiano has spoken of his desire to remain at the La Liga side for the foreseeable future.

Luis Fabiano wants Manchester United switch

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Alice-Azania Jarvis: Spain's better value than Cornwall &ndash; and it's drier

So, I made it. Out of the strip-lit shopping mall that is Heathrow Terminal 3, that is, and into Seville. Delayed, yes, but only by a few hours – and with considerably lighter pockets but rather heavier hand luggage. I even made it back, which seems fairly miraculous given that the airports were closed for most of the week.

Jimenez sacked by Sevilla after Champions League exit

Sevilla have sacked head coach Manolo Jimenez following a run of seven games without a win and a shock Champions League exit at the hands of CSKA Moscow.

Honda drives CSKA into last eight

Seville 1 CSKA Moscow 2 (CSKA Moscow win 3-2 on aggregate)

Abortion law prompts pro-life protests in Spain

Tens of thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators gathered in at least four Spanish cities yesterday to protest about a new law that allows abortions without restrictions up to 14 weeks.

Adriano backs Seville to progress

The Seville wing-back Adriano has told his team-mates they cannot afford to fail in their Champions League last-16 game with CSKA Moscow tonight.

Money Matters: 'Should I file for bankruptcy?'

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Barcelona suffer 'undeserved' cup exit

Barcelona midfielder Xavi does not believe his side deserved to see the defence of their Copa del Rey title come to an end at the hands of Sevilla last night.

Airbus threatens to ground new A400M unless Europe pays up

Governments given until the end of the month to come up with extra &euro;5bn

Glenn Moore: Beware Seville &ndash; dark horses on charge

Barcelona and Real Madrid are the most feared teams in this season's Champions League but Europe should beware La Liga's third representative in today's draw. Seville are something of an afterthought when considering the Iberian threat, but they deserve to be taken seriously.

Cruise control for Seville as Rangers finish with a whimper

Rangers' dire campaign was brought to a blessed end last night with predictable defeat in Seville. There was considerably more interest in the presence in the stands of Tom Cruise, a David Beckham convert to the celebrity football sect, than events on the field where the troubled Scottish champions struggled to muster an attempt on the home goal.

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