Sevilla

  • Unai Emery proud of Sevilla's 'capacity to suffer' May 15, 2014

    Few teams can have taken more tortuous routes to European success than Sevilla this season and coach Unai Emery hailed his team's "capacity to suffer" after they beat Benfica on penalties to win the Europa League on Wednesday. Sevilla played 19 matches on their way to winning the competition for a...
  • Sevilla beat Benfica on penalties to win the Europa League title May 15, 2014

    Turin: Sevilla beat Benfica 4-2 in a penalty shootout to win the Europa League after a 0-0 draw in the final on Wednesday, claiming another international title for Spanish football. Sevilla goalkeeper Beto saved two penalty kicks from Benfica forwards Oscar Cardozo and Rodrigo who failed to deceive with stutter-step approaches...
  • Benfica to take on Sevilla in Europa League final May 14, 2014

    Turin, Italy: Looking for their first European club title in 52 years, Benfica will play Sevilla on Wednesday in the Europa League final. The Portuguese club, which won back-to-back European Cup titles in 1961-62, has lost seven straight finals, including last year's Europa Cup. Sevilla will be aiming to win UEFA's...
  • Late Mbia strike lands Sevilla in Europa final May 2, 2014

    Sevilla snatched a last-gasp place in the Europa League final when a 94th-minute Stephane Mbia header put them through on away goals after their semi-final against Valencia ended 3-3 on aggregate on Thursday. Despite going down 3-1 in their second leg at Valencia's Mestalla stadium, Mbia's dramatic late strike set up...
  • Valencia seal historic win to reach Europa League semi-finals April 11, 2014

    Valencia fought back from a three-goal first-leg deficit on Thursday to beat Basel 5-0 and qualify for the Europa League semi-final, while competition favorite Juventus advanced after a tense 2-1 win at home to Lyon. Pablo Alcacer scored a hat trick in Valencia, with the third coming in extra time after...
  • La Liga: Sevilla thump Espanyol to trim gap to Bilbao April 7, 2014

    Madrid: Sevilla kept up the pressure on Athletic Bilbao in the battle for Spain's fourth Champions League spot when Kevin Gameiro struck twice in a 4-1 win at home to mid-table Espanyol on Sunday. The victory for fifth-placed Sevilla at a festive Sanchez Pizjuan trimmed the gap to Bilbao to three...
  • Costa header keeps Atletico on top as Real Madrid lose again March 27, 2014

    Madrid: Diego Costa's header gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 victory over Granada on Wednesday that lifted them a point clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga as Real Madrid slipped to third after losing 2-1 at Sevilla. Neymar struck twice to inspire Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Celta...
  • Lionel Messi nets twice as Barcelona defeat Sevilla 4-1 February 10, 2014

    Spain: Lionel Messi scored two goals and set up another to lead Barcelona to a 4-1 comeback victory at Sevilla on Sunday, moving the defending champions into a three-way tie for the Spanish league lead. Despite Barcelona showing the same vulnerability in defense, Messi's best performance since returning from a lengthy...
  • Atletico Madrid held to a 1-1 draw by Sevilla in Spanish league January 20, 2014

    Spain: Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both stumbled to draws on Sunday, tightening the Spanish league title race with Real Madrid now only one point behind the co-leaders. Barcelona's potent attack led by Lionel Messi were held 1-1 at Levante, leaving the door open for Atletico to later claim sole possession of...
  • Sevilla president steps down with prison looming December 9, 2013

    Seville: Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido has quit the Spanish league club after being sentenced to seven years in prison. Del Nido presided over the most successful period in club history with a pair of UEFA Cups among the trophies won since his arrival in 2002 as president and a...
  • Sevilla president sentenced to seven years in prison December 5, 2013

    Madrid: A Spanish court has sentenced the president of Sevilla's football club to seven years in prison for embezzlement and corruption. Madrid's Supreme Court upheld most of a 2011 ruling by a lesser court that found Jose Maria del Nido guilty of involvement in the embezzlement of public funds in the...
  • Tottenham, Valencia, Sevilla advance in Europa League November 29, 2013

    Barcelona: Spanish sides Valencia, Sevilla and Real Betis booked their spots in the Europa League's round of 32 on Thursday, while Tottenham locked up first place in their group with a fifth victory in as many matches. Tottenham claimed top spot in Group K by winning 2-0 at Tromso after defender...
  • Bale's double upstaged by Ronaldo hat-trick against Sevilla October 31, 2013

    Madrid: Gareth Bale finally made his mark at Real Madrid on Wednesday, only for Cristiano Ronaldo to upstage his two-goal performance with a hat-trick in a 7-3 victory over Sevilla. The Welshman celebrated his first league start at the Santiago Bernabeu by scoring twice and setting up two more. But it was...
  • Xabi Alonso to play first game of season against Sevilla October 29, 2013

    Madrid: Xabi Alonso is set to play his first game since last season when his Real Madrid host Sevilla on Wednesday in the Spanish league. The 31-year-old Spain midfielder hasn't played since Madrid lost in the Copa del Rey final to Atletico Madrid in May due to back and foot injuries. Madrid...
  • La Liga: Sevilla beat 10-man Osasuna 2-1 October 27, 2013

    Barcelona: Sevilla beat 10-man Osasuna 2-1 for a third straight Spanish league win at home on Sunday. Osasuna lost a player in the 34th minute at Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium when defender Damia Abella got a direct red card for pulling down Kevin Gameiro from behind with only the goalkeeper to beat. Osasuna...
  • Tottenham Hotspur beat Sheriff 2-0 to stay perfect in Europa October 25, 2013

    Tournament favorite Tottenham ground out a 2-0 win at FC Sheriff to stay undefeated in the Europa League and move to the brink of qualification for the knockout stages on Thursday. Eintracht Frankfurt, Fiorentina, Salzburg and Ludogorets Razgrad also made it three wins out of three, while Swansea, Sevilla, Rubin Kazan...
  • Tottenham Hotspur perfect in Europa, Valencia bounce back October 4, 2013

    Tottenham overcame cold conditions to maintain their billing as the Europa League's top contender thanks to a confident victory on Thursday, when a goalkeeping gaffe sparked Valencia to their first win. Tottenham, the English Premier League club which have spent heavily this offseason and sold Gareth Bale, weren't the only team...
  • Alexis' late goal lifts Barcelona to 3-2 over Sevilla September 15, 2013

    Barcelona: Alexis Sanchez scored in injury time to give Barcelona a 3-2 win over Sevilla on Saturday, as the Spanish champion stayed perfect through four rounds before starting their Champions League campaign. Barcelona appeared to have the win easily in hand after goals by Dani Alves and Lionel Messi, but two...
  • Sevilla's Nicolas Pareja out for 2 months with injury August 20, 2013

    Seville: Sevilla defender Nicolas Pareja has broken a bone in his right arm and will be out for two months. The Argentine centre-back was hurt in the 3-1 loss at home to Atletico Madrid on Sunday in the first round of the Spanish league season. Pareja moved to Sevilla in the off-season...
  • Sevilla sign midfielder Vicente Iborra from Levante August 17, 2013

    Seville: Sevilla have signed holding midfielder Vicente Iborra from fellow Spanish club Levante. Levante say Sevilla met the undisclosed buyout clause. The length of Iborra's contract was also not disclosed. Iborra spent the past six seasons with Levante's first team and had recently been appointed captain after the departure of Sergio Ballesteros. In...
  • Sevilla sign 19-year-old Christoforo from Penarol August 12, 2013

    Sevilla have confirmed the signing of Uruguayan midfielder Sebastian Christoforo from Penarol. The announcement was made on Sevilla's official website sevillafc.es which says the 19-year-old has signed a five-year deal after passing his medical. However, the signing amount has not been disclosed as of yet and it is being said that he...
  • Cardiff sign Gary Medel from Sevilla August 11, 2013

    Cardiff: Newly promoted Cardiff have signed Chile midfielder Gary Medel from Sevilla for a club-record fee to strengthen their squad ahead of the club's first season in the Premier League. Cardiff said Medel has signed a four-year deal, subject to a work permit, having passed a medical exam on Saturday. Cardiff...
  • Sevilla to bid for Brazil midfielder Ralf August 3, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Spanish football giants Sevilla have made a six million euro offer for Brazilian midfielder Ralf. But Ralf's present club Corinthians said on Friday that a deal with the Spanish club was unlikely, reports Xinhua. "We will only consider selling him if he asks to leave," Corinthians football director Roberto...
  • Sevilla confirm deal to sign PSG's Kevin Gameiro July 26, 2013

    La Liga side Sevilla has confirmed a deal to sign 26-year-old French striker Kevin Gameiro from Paris Saint-Germain for a five-year contract. While the fee was kept under wraps, reports in the Spanish media suggest it could be to the tune of €10 million. A statement on the club's website also...
  • Manchester City sign Sevilla's Alvaro Negredo July 18, 2013

    Seville, Spain: English Premier League side Manchester City have signed Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo subject to a medical, the Spanish club announced. The 27-year-old said he was looking forward to taking his career to the next stage at a farewell press conference in Seville, reports Xinhua. "For four years, I have been...
  • City close to signing striker Alvaro Negredo July 7, 2013

    After failing in a move to land in Napoli striker Edison Cavani, Manchester City are set to sign Alvalo Negredo from Sevilla in the coming week. According to Daily Mail, the deal that has been decided at £20million is all likely to see the Spanish striker play at the Etihad. After...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours June 14, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Friday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Manchester City hire Manuel Pellegrini as new manager Manchester City have hired Manuel Pellegrini as the club's new manager to replace the fired Roberto Mancini. The 59-year-old...
  • Sevilla sign Romania forward Rusescu to a five-year deal June 14, 2013

    Seville, Spain: Sevilla have signed Romania forward Raul Rusescu to a five-year contract following the exit of winger Jesus Navas to Manchester City. Rusescu, who turns 25 in July, led the Romanian league with 21 goals last season to help Steaua Bucharest win the domestic title. The Spanish club said Rusescu's contract...
  • Manchester City sign Jesus Navas from Sevilla June 11, 2013

    London: Manchester City have signed Spain winger Jesus Navas from Sevilla, their second major move of the offseason. City say in a statement Tuesday that the "27-year-old right winger has completed a medical in New York and will meet up with the Blues squad after the Confederations Cup and a short...
  • Real Sociedad, Valencia win to stay in fight for 4th in La Liga May 19, 2013

    Barcelona: Real Sociedad came back to win 2-1 at Sevilla and Valencia beat Getafe 1-0 on Saturday as both teams remained locked on points in their fight for a fourth-place finish in the Spanish league. Sociedad remained ahead of fifth-place Valencia on head-to-head goal difference and in control of Spain's...