1. Julen Lopetegui Appointed Spain Manager: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Former FC Porto manager Julen Lopetegui was named as Spain's new manager on Thursday. The 49-year-old's appointment was confirmed by the national team via Twitter (h/t football ...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 7 days ago 5,682 reads 10 comments

  2. Rebuilding Spain: Del Bosque's Successor Faces Tricky Task After Euro 2016 Exit

    This wasn't a Roy Hodgson -style exit, but ultimately the same result was coming, and right there he knew: It was time. "I have more or less decided," Vicente del Bosque said succinctly...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 25 days ago 1,968 reads 1 comments

  3. Ranking Spain's Players Following Their Euro 2016 Exit

    The dynasty is over. Spain's empire is no more. On Tuesday, La Roja returned home empty-handed from Paris, where Italy had ambushed them a day earlier at Euro 2016 to strip them of the second of their two titles that they'd so famously held at once...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 27 days ago 5,795 reads 18 comments

  4. Vicente del Bosque, Spain Part Ways: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Vicente del Bosque  said on June 30 he would step down as Spain manager after their exit from UEFA Euro 2016...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 27 days ago 5,381 reads 35 comments

  5. As Spain Look Ahead, Vicente Del Bosque's Legacy Will Grow Stronger with Time

    The headline from Marca was neither aggressive nor sensationalist, even though they often are. Instead, there was a feeling of acceptance to it, which will grow more widespread with time...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 29 days ago 744 reads 9 comments

  6. Spain's Glorious Dynasty Toppled by the Very Team It All Started With: Italy

    It ended the way all dynasties do: messy. The clock had just ticked into added time when Emanuele Giaccherini broke with the ball directly from a Spain corner...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 30 days ago 4,250 reads 31 comments