Deportivo La Coruna

  • Atletico sign veteran Deportivo goalkeeper Aranzubia August 14, 2013

    Spanish club Atletico Madrid have added experienced goalkeeper Daniel Aranzubia to their squad for the upcoming season after they signed the veteran from Deportivo La Coruna for an undisclosed fee, the official UEFA website reported on Wednesday. The 33-year-old 'keeper will be with Atletico under a one-year contract and in direct...
  • Real Madrid delay Barcelona's title hopes May 5, 2013

    Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo headed in two goals to help Real Madrid beat Valladolid 4-3 in the Spanish league on Saturday, but the entertaining win was overshadowed by growing dissatisfaction with coach Jose Mourinho for criticizing the club. Madrid's ninth straight home win in league play denied Barcelona the chance to clinch...
  • Fixing cloud over Deportivo's win against Levante May 3, 2013

    Madrid: The Spanish football league (LFP) will investigate Deportivo La Coruna's 4-0 La Liga victory at Levante on April 13, a Spanish radio station reported on Thursday. Depor, who are in administration and fighting to avoid relegation, hammered mid-table Levante scoring three times in the first half just over two...
  • Draw with Deportivo hurts Betis' bid to qualify for Europe April 30, 2013

    Madrid: Deportivo La Coruna held Real Betis to a 1-1 draw in the Spanish league on Monday, extending their unbeaten away run to six matches and denting Betis' bid to qualify for Europe. Deportivo striker Ivan "Riki" Sanchez-Rico dribbled past three defenders before beating goalkeeper Adrian San Miguel to score in...
  • Juan Carlos Valeron scores as Deportivo thrash Levante 4-0 April 14, 2013

    Barcelona: Deportivo La Coruna rolled to a 4-0 victory at Levante to provisionally escape the Spanish league's relegation zone for the first time in 18 weeks after their fourth consecutive win on Saturday. Also, Malaga forward Julio Baptista struck in injury time to grab a 1-0 win over visiting Osasuna...
  • Bottom club Deportivo boost survival bid by beating Celta March 16, 2013

    Madrid: Bottom club Deportivo La Coruna boosted their hopes of avoiding relegation by beating 10-man Celta Vigo 3-1 in the Galician derby on Friday, a first victory in 10 La Liga outings. The two teams were promoted last season but are in serious peril of going straight back down. Depor have...
  • Alonso, Benzema out of Real Madrid match at Deportivo February 22, 2013

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has left midfielder Xabi Alonso and forward Karim Benzema out of his squad for Saturday's La Liga game at bottom side Deportivo La Coruna as they continue their recuperation from minor injuries. Alonso started Friday's training session with the rest of the squad but later...
  • Deportivo name Vazquez as 3rd coach of the season February 12, 2013

    Madrid: Former Celta Vigo coach Fernando Vazquez has been named Deportivo la Coruna's third coach of the season after it was announced the football club and Domingos Paciencia were parting ways by "mutual agreement." Former Sporting Club de Portugal (Sporting Lisbon) coach, Paciencia had offered to resign following his side's 0-3...
  • Valencia and Levante snatch late wins in Spanish League January 27, 2013

    Barcelona: Valencia and Levante won in dramatic fashion from late goals in the Spanish league on Saturday, lifting the pair of crosstown rivals into Europa League positions. Defender Ricardo Costa headed in Valencia's injury-time winner to cap its 3-2 fightback victory at nine-man Deportivo La Coruna, while Levante edged out...
  • Levante win 2-0 at Deportivo, move to 4th place November 18, 2012

    Barcelona: Levante rose into fourth place in the Spanish league on Sunday after winning 2-0 at Deportivo La Coruna in an eventful match that both teams finished with 10 men. Obafemi Martins gave visiting Levante the lead in the 40th minute when he latched onto a long ball, dribbled past...
  • Messi hat-trick leads Barca to 5-4 win at Deportivo October 23, 2012

    Madrid: With Lionel Messi as a three-time goal-taker and Cesc Fabregas as a three-time goal-maker, 10-man Barcelona outlasted Deportivo La Coruna in a wild 5-4 shootout in the Spanish league on Saturday. Fabregas set up Jordi Alba's opener before Cristian Tello and Messi both followed suit as Barcelona roared to...
  • Ronaldo hat-trick leads Madrid rout of Deportivo October 1, 2012

    Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick to power Real Madrid to a 5-1 home win over Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday, as the defending champions strung together back-to-back Spanish league victories for the first time this season. Real will head into next weekend's "clasico" match at Camp Nou eight points...
  • Malaga beat Zaragoza, Osasuna lose September 2, 2012

    Barcelona: Malaga beat Zaragoza 1-0 thanks to Ignacio Camacho's second-half header on Saturday, keeping the Costa del Sol side undefeated in the Spanish league despite a tumultuous offseason and the exit of several key players. Right back Eliseu Pereira capped his strong overall performance by directing a corner kick to Camacho,...
  • Deportivo register easy win against Osasuna August 27, 2012

    Barcelona: Deportivo Coruna beat Osasuna 2-0 in their return to Spain's topflight thanks to second-half goals by forwards Ivan "Riki" Sanchez and Nelson Oliviera on Monday. Riki made up for a missed penalty by scoring in the 53rd, and Oliveira, a young Portugal prospect, sealed the win at Riazor stadium in...
  • Atletico Madrid survive late Deportivo surge April 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Atletico Madrid enhanced their Champions League hopes by defeating Deportivo La Coruna 2-1, but they were made to sweat. Goals from Sergio Aguero and Simao either side of the break handed Atletico Madrid a morale-boosting 2-1 victory this evening over Deportivo La Coruna at The Riazor. In what was a...