1. Spain Eye Historic Run: Blowing of Euro 2016 Opportunity Has Presented Another

    They were 13 seconds that changed everything. For Spain. For Italy. For Germany. For France. For everyone.  At one end inside the Stade de Bordeaux, Aritz Aduriz had been played in by Sergio Busquets...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 24 hours ago 8,542 reads 24 comments

  2. Breaking Down How Spain Can Topple Well-Drilled Italy in Euro 2016 Clash

    Vicente del Bosque was prepared to admit it. It was late on Tuesday evening in Bordeaux, and after a shock loss to a weakened Croatia, his Spain outfit had just been sent to the daunting ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 2 days ago 2,102 reads 4 comments

  3. Gerard Pique Responds to Claims He Stuck Middle Finger Up During Spain Anthem

    Gerard Pique has hit back at claims that he stuck his middle finger up during Spain's national anthem ahead of their defeat to Croatia at Euro 2016 on Tuesday, and he branded the accusations " stupid...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 5 days ago 6,401 reads 22 comments

  4. Sloppy Spain Build Their Own Euro 2016 Mountain as They Swap Paths with Croatia

    The net bulged and those behind it erupted in euphoria. In front of them, Spain's David De Gea sat on the turf in shock, his arm pointing despairingly at a team-mate, his head quickly dropping...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 5 days ago 21,413 reads 12 comments

  5. Spain vs. Croatia Betting Odds Preview, Euro 2016 Prediction

    Spain looks to continue its march toward a third straight European Championship crown when it takes on Croatia on Tuesday in its group-stage finale as a strong +100 favorite at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 7 days ago 4,478 reads 1 comments

  6. Behind Sizzling Spain, Vicente del Bosque Proving He's Not so Stubborn After All

    Nolito to Alvaro Morata : goal. Nolito on his own: goal. The second of those had just gone in at the Stade de Nice, and its scorer was headed straight for the bench, where an embrace was waiting...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 7 days ago 5,704 reads 12 comments

  7. State of Spain: Purring La Roja Ideally Placed to Defend Crown at Euro 2016

    The cover of Marca said it all: "That is how champions play." It was the morning after the most dazzling display of Euro 2016 to date, a proper fiesta of football, and a familiar realisation was setting in: They're the favourites...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 8 days ago 4,164 reads 15 comments

  8. Dazzling Spain Establish Themselves as Euro 2016 Favourites with Turkey Win

    It's only ever been them who could play like this. The question was whether they still had this in them. That question has now been answered...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 9 days ago 8,938 reads 25 comments

  9. History Shows a Slow Start Is How Spain Like It Best at Euros

    What really is the sign of champions? There seems to be some disconnect in consensus. Some think it’s a thumping display of superiority, dominating from start to finish and running up a score more befitting of a cricket match...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 10 days ago 4,161 reads 4 comments

  10. Spain vs. Turkey Betting Odds Preview, Euro 2016 Prediction

    Two-time defending European champions Spain can lock up a berth in the round of 16 with a win on Friday when they take the pitch against Turkey as -170 betting favorites (wager $170 to win $100) at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 11 days ago 4,461 reads 0 comments

  11. Spain's Steady Euro 2016 Start Can Be Accelerated by Subtle Alterations

    The whistle blew, the three points were theirs and thoughts everywhere were the same: We've seen that one before...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 12 days ago 4,093 reads 9 comments

  12. Euro 2016: Gerard Pique Lifts the Clouds over Spain, the Country He Divides

    Gerard Pique rose, nodded home and then trotted over toward the advertising hoardings, a look of defiance spread across his face. Quickly on his back was him ; right in his gaze deliriously roaring for him was them ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 13 days ago 15,766 reads 45 comments

  13. Young Mascot Can't Hide His Excitement at Leading Out Spain Team

    The European Championships are exciting for all football fans, but one youngster had a particularly special day when he led the teams out ahead of Spain vs. Czech Republic on Monday...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 14 days ago 1,820 reads 0 comments

  14. Spain vs. Czech Republic Betting Odds Preview, Euro 2016 Prediction

    Spain begins their march toward a third straight European championship Monday, as they clash with the Czech Republic at Stadium Municipal in Toulouse, France, as strong -200 betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 15 days ago 10,910 reads 1 comments

  15. Resurgent Andres Iniesta Primed to Lead Spain Through Euro 2016

    Thirteen minutes were up on the clock, and Andres Iniesta had retreated into his own half at the Camp Nou...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 16 days ago 7,002 reads 11 comments

  16. Alvaro Morata and Aritz Aduriz: Breaking Down Spain's Euro 2016 Striking Options

    Spain and their strikers: Around major tournaments in recent years, it's been one of international football's topics of intrigue, and ahead of Euro 2016, it's no different...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 17 days ago 2,130 reads 6 comments

  17. Can Spain Make History and Make It a Hat-Trick of Titles at Euro 2016?

    Spain’s qualifying campaign for Euro 2016 always looked too good to be true. At first glance, how could you possibly pick apart a record of nine wins from 10 games, which ...

    Sam Pilger Written by Sam Pilger about 18 days ago 3,408 reads 34 comments

  18. Spain's Iker Casillas-David De Gea Duel Reflects Team's Position Amid Evolution

    Letting go is hard. Spain and Vicente del Bosque are proving it. It was late on Tuesday night in southern Madrid when David De Gea arrived in the press room at Getafe's Coliseum Alfonso Perez...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 19 days ago 8,991 reads 33 comments

  19. A 5-Point Plan to Take Spain to Euro 2016 Glory

    It ended after a treble, and yet in a way, the treble is still on. For Spain, though the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil brought an end to their historic run in major international ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 20 days ago 834 reads 3 comments

  20. Spain's Thiago Alcantara Ready to Emulate His Famous Brazilian Father Mazinho

    It’s one of the most iconic celebrations in football history. Bebeto had just scored Brazil’s second goal in the 3-2 win over the Netherlands at the 1994 World Cup in Dallas...

    Ben Lyttleton Written by Ben Lyttleton about 20 days ago 13,584 reads 16 comments

  21. Spain Should Test Aduriz and Morata in 2-Striker Systems in Friendly vs. Georgia

    There's something you can do when you have two strikers: play them both. Together. And on Wednesday, that's precisely what Spain manager Vicente del Bosque did...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 22 days ago 2,147 reads 3 comments

  22. Is Spain Boss Vicente del Bosque's Job the Toughest in International Football?

    For most countries, 23 squad places are enough to provide national-team managers with every option, every trait they could possibly want during a major tournament. Some countries even struggle to fill that many spots with players of a suitable calibre...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 24 days ago 5,208 reads 24 comments

  23. Free-Spirited Nolito Entering Euro 2016 as Spain's Surprise New Weapon

    Two weeks ago he was a relative afterthought, and just two days ago he was still only an outside chance. But right now, Nolito is working in twos, and twos change things...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 26 days ago 3,970 reads 18 comments

  24. Arsenal's Hector Bellerin Storms into Spain's Euro 2016 Squad with Typical Speed

    Hector Bellerin is fast. At everything. Along a right flank on football pitches across England, there is nobody faster. Over 40 metres, he holds the record sprint time at Arsenal and is thought to be quicker over that distance than Usain Bolt...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 27 days ago 12,002 reads 32 comments

  25. Spain Show Depth vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina, but Euro 2016 Preparations Look Messy

    It's in a single position where all of this is encapsulated, and on Sunday evening, Spain manager Vicente del Bosque put it into words...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 28 days ago 3,649 reads 3 comments