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Racing Santander vs Athletic Bilbao preview - Llorente hopes to fire Bilbao into Europe

Posted Friday, May 20, 2011 by PA

Striker Fernando Llorente will hope to complete what has been a memorable 12 months by firing Athletic Bilbao into the Europa League proper when his side take on neighbours Racing Santander on Saturday. Athletic are currently sixth in the Primera Division standings heading into the final game of the season, level on 55 points with Sevilla (fifth) and Atletico Madrid (seventh). All three teams ...Full Story »

Real Sociedad vs Getafe preview - Llorente up for the fight

Posted Friday, May 20, 2011 by PA

Real Sociedad striker Joseba Llorente is confident his side will get the result they need against Getafe when the teams go head to head at the Anoeta both looking to secure their Primera Division lives. With six teams still at risk of relegation on the final day of the season, the San Sebastian encounter will be one of the stand-out fixtures in Spain this weekend. Fourteenth-placed Sociedad ar...Full Story »

Osasuna vs Villarreal preview - Flano confident of survival

Posted Friday, May 20, 2011 by PA

Osasuna will again have to depend on their excellent home form if they are to guarantee their place in the Primera Division this weekend. The Pamplona club have claimed 33 of their 44 points this season at the Reyno De Navarra and need just one more at home to Villarreal to secure their top-flight survival. Defender Miguel Flano is confident that they will not face the drop come Saturday night...Full Story »

Albion Rovers FC vs Annan Athletic - No Boyle for Rovers

Posted Tuesday, May 17, 2011 by PA

Albion midfielder Chris Boyle has been ruled out of the visit of Annan for the first leg of the Second Division play-off final with a hamstring problem. However, on-loan Motherwell striker Steven Lawless could return after a thigh strain. Rovers boss Paul Martin is looking forward to taking on the Galabank side, saying: "I think it is a great story for Scottish football that Albion Rovers ar...Full Story »

Ayr Utd. vs Brechin City - Keenan to sit out Brechin battle

Posted Tuesday, May 17, 2011 by PA

Injured Ayr defender Dean Keenan will sit out Brechin`s visit in the first leg of the First Division play-off final. Forward Andy Rodgers will require a fitness test on a hamstring problem before his place in manager Brian Reid's squad can be confirmed. Reid's side scored seven goals in their two games against Forfar in the semi-finals with the Somerset Park boss saying: "One thing that has ch...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Stoke City - Mancini likely to make changes

Posted Monday, May 16, 2011 by PA

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini could be tempted to freshen up his side for the re-arranged Barclays Premier League game with Stoke. Edin Dzeko, James Milner and Adam Johnson are all pushing for places in the starting line-up against opponents they defeated 1-0 in the FA Cup final on Saturday. Kolo Toure and Jerome Boateng are again ruled out of the home fixture through suspension an...Full Story »

Sporting Gijon vs Racing Santander preview - Preciado dismises pact talk

Posted Sunday, May 15, 2011 by PA

Sporting Gijon coach Manuel Preciado has rejected talk of a pact with Racing Santander ahead of the Primera Division clash. Sporting and Racing are two northern clubs with close ties and, with the Cantabrians already safe, speculation has been rife that an agreement may be reached for the home side to win tomorrow's game and claim the points they need to secure survival. But that, says Preciad...Full Story »

Valencia vs Levante preview - Rodriguez prepares for last hurrah

Posted Sunday, May 15, 2011 by PA

Valencia midfielder Vicente Rodriguez is set to say goodbye to the club's fans as he plays his last home game for the club at the Mestalla in the Primera Division against his former team Levante. Vicente has spent 11 years at Valencia since signing from the club's city rivals in 2000 and has been part of some great sides down the years, winning two La Liga titles, a UEFA Cup, a European Supercu...Full Story »

Athletic Bilbao vs Malaga preview - Pellegrini pleased with end-of-season riposte

Posted Sunday, May 15, 2011 by PA

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini says he would have paid a lot of money a month ago to have 45 points at this stage of the Primera Division season. Back then, the Andalusians looked unlikely to avoid relegation in what has been a difficult season for the Costa del Sol outfit, but five wins in a row have seen the club secure survival with two rounds of the championship still left to play. "We're ...Full Story »

Zaragoza vs Espanyol preview - Aguirre confident of survival

Posted Sunday, May 15, 2011 by PA

Real Zaragoza coach Javier Aguirre says he is certain his side will stay up, despite their precarious position in the Primera Division with just two games remaining. Zaragoza had looked certain to wrap up survival after a recent win at the Santiago Bernabeu, but the Aragonese outfit are in 18th place following back-to-back defeats and must return to winning ways to avoid the drop. Aguirre rema...Full Story »

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