David Villa

Mobbed In Madrid

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Sport

Atlético Madrid striker David Villa had his heart set on a move to the Premier League until "the best team in world" showed their hand. The 31-yea...

Dos Españoles, Por Favor

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Sport

Now the Confederations Cup has ended David Villa can get on with leaving Barcelona. The Mirror say the striker will join Tottenham this week after ...

Tottenham 'Open Talks' With David Villa

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Sport

David Villa has won it all despite a chequered three seasons with Barcelona and the time has apparently come for him to move to the Premier League. To...

Barça 4-0 AC Milan (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Sport

"Good luck seeing a more dramatic match than this one," blurted ITV's beleaguered anchor Adrian Chiles. He had just witnessed Barcelona's 4-0 thumping...

Villa Back In Hospital

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Sport

Barcelona striker David Villa has returned to hospital as he continues to suffer pain from kidney stones, his club have confirmed. The 31-year-old ...

'Barcelona Don't Want To Sell Villa'

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Sport

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has admitted in defeat in the club's bid to sign Barcelona striker David Villa. Villa, 31, has found himself on the ...

Villa Won't Be Joining Arsenal, Say Barça

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Sport

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has warned Arsenal to forget about signing striker David Villa during the January transfer window. The Gunners ar...

Villa To Be Fined For Paying Tribute To Family

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Sport

Barcelona striker David Villa will be fined €3,000 by the Spanish Football Federation for paying tribute to his wife and children. Spain striker ...

La Liga Week 1: Madrid draw, Villa Returns and Rayo Make a Stand

Richard P Martin | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK Sport
Richard P Martin

So the opening weekend in Spain's Primera Division wasn't so bad after all. First of all all the matches went ahead, which was a real concern just two weeks earlier.

How Will Spain Evolve?

Nick Purves | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Sport
Nick Purves

Spain's triumph at Euro 2012, becoming the first team to win three consecutive international tournaments, was not only based on technical excellence, tactical flexibility and a desire for repeated success.

The Spanish Inquisition: Why Has the World Fallen Out of Love With Spain?

James Hunt | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Sport
James Hunt

'All they do is pass,' say many. 'I'd rather watch paint dry,' a few quip. 'Boring,' has become the general consensus. This is what has become the common perception of a once revered Spanish side.

WATCH: Past Spain-Portugal Encounters

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Sport

Spain and Portugal have only met thrice in 52 years at major tournaments, with two of their encounters coming in the space of six years, prior to toni...