Carlos Vela

  • No Arsenal return as Carlos Vela signs new deal at Sociedad June 24, 2014

    Mexican striker Carlos Vela has signed a new four-year deal to remain at Real Sociedad, the La Liga club said, ending speculation over a possible return to Arsenal. The North London club had an option to buy back the 25-year-old, whom they sold to Sociedad in 2012, fuelling rumours that Vela...
  • Vela's injury-time goal snatches win for Sociedad against Espanyol April 20, 2014

    Barcelona: Carlos Vela skillfully chested down a long pass before firing in Real Sociedad's injury-time winner to snatch a dramatic 2-1 win at home over Espanyol in the Spanish league on Saturday. Vela's 13th goal in league play allowed Sociedad to rise into provisional sixth place, and moved the Basque club...
  • Real Sociedad held to 1-1 draw at Osasuna March 30, 2014

    Spain: Real Sociedad were held to a 1-1 draw at Osasuna on Sunday, missing the chance to climb closer to the top four in the Spanish league. Osasuna ended a five-game losing streak but fell into the relegation zone after Valladolid beat 10-man Almeria 1-0 at home. Sociedad started well at Reyno...
  • Carlos Vela leads Sociedad to 1-0 win at Malaga in Spain February 18, 2014

    Malaga: Carlos Vela scored early and Real Sociedad hung on for a 1-0 win at Malaga on Monday to move in on the Spanish league's last Champions League qualifying place. The Mexican striker continued perhaps the best season of his career by guiding Jose Angel Valdes' cross into the area past...
  • Sociedad beat Getafe 2-0 to open Spanish league August 18, 2013

    Barcelona: Carlos Vela scored one goal and set up another on Saturday as Real Sociedad picked up where it left off last season by outclassing Getafe 2-0 with their exquisite flowing attack to inaugurate the Spanish league at Anoeta Stadium. The Mexico forward netted the first goal of the 2013-14 season...
  • Real Sociedad draw 1-1 with 10-man Levante February 17, 2013

    Barcelona: Real Sociedad were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Levante in the Spanish league on Sunday despite having an extra player for the last half hour. Carlos Vela scored his 10th goal of the season to give Sociedad the lead with a penalty in the 18th minute after...
  • Vela leaves Arsenal for Real Sociedad August 10, 2012

    Mexico striker Carlos Vela has signed for La Liga side Real Sociedad from Arsenal for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club announced on Friday. "The Mexican international spent the whole of 2011-12 on loan with the Spanish club and enjoyed a successful campaign in La Liga, scoring 12 times in...