Deportivo

  • Diego Maradona all set to resume playing career at 53 22-02-2014 04:44 PM

    Legendary Diego Maradona is all set for a sensational return to competitive football at the age of 53, according to media reports. Maradona, who is often refered as 'god' in his native Argentina, is said to be joining a fifth tier Argentine minnows Deportivo Riestra, the club owned by his...
  • Atletico sign veteran Deportivo goalkeeper Aranzubia 14-08-2013 11:36 AM

    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...
  • Real Madrid delay Barcelona's title hopes 05-05-2013 08:40 AM

    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...
  • Fixing cloud over Deportivo's win against Levante 03-05-2013 09:28 AM

    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 30-04-2013 10:13 AM

    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...
  • Juan Carlos Valeron scores as Deportivo thrash Levante 4-0 14-04-2013 10:25 AM

    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...
  • Real Sociedad beat Sevilla 2-1 in La Liga 21-12-2012 08:18 AM

    Barcelona: Real Sociedad dealt another blow to Sevilla's slumping season with a 2-1 home win Thursday that kept the Basque club unbeaten in seven rounds of the Spanish league. Also on Thursday, Espanyol beat last-place Deportivo La Coruna 2-0 to escape the relegation zone, while Rayo Vallecano downed visiting Levante...
  • Barcelona beat Alaves to advance in Copa del Rey 29-11-2012 05:08 AM

    Madrid: Two goals by David Villa on Wednesday eased Barcelona into the fifth round of the Copa del Rey with a 3-1 home win against Deportivo Alaves to advance 4-1 on aggregate. Alaves silenced the Camp Nou ahead of celebrations to mark their 113th birthday later this month by taking...
  • Levante win 2-0 at Deportivo, move to 4th place 18-11-2012 11:34 PM

    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 22-10-2012 11:06 AM

    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...