UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against holdout Super League trio

Soccer May 26, 2021

UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against holdout Super League trio

UEFA on Tuesday opened formal disciplinary proceedings against Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, the three clubs that are still refusing to give up the aborted Super League project. "Following an investigation conducted by UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspectors in connection with the so-called 'Super League' ...

UEFA begins disciplinary process against three Super League clubs

Soccer May 13, 2021

UEFA begins disciplinary process against three Super League clubs

UEFA has appointed disciplinary inspectors to conduct an investigation into Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus over their attempts to launch a breakaway Super League, European soccer's governing body said on Wednesday. The clubs are the only three of the original 12 to have not distanced ...

Barcelona reaches top of Forbes' most valuable club list

Soccer Apr 13, 2021

Barcelona reaches top of Forbes' most valuable club list

Barcelona has leapfrogged Spanish rival Real Madrid to become the world's most valuable soccer club with a valuation of $4.76 billion, according to a list published by business magazine Forbes on Monday. Real Madrid, which has topped the list five times in the past, edged ...

Real's Zinedine Zidane angry over snowy draw at Osasuna

Soccer Jan 10, 2021

Real's Zinedine Zidane angry over snowy draw at Osasuna

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said his team's match against Osasuna should have been postponed due to the snowy conditions after the La Liga champion could only draw 0-0 with the second-from-bottom side on Saturday. The snowstorm that blitzed northern Spain and the Spanish capital ...

Takefusa Kubo heads to Getafe on loan for remainder of season

Soccer Jan 9, 2021

Takefusa Kubo heads to Getafe on loan for remainder of season

Nineteen-year-old Japan international Takefusa Kubo has joined Getafe on loan for the rest of the season from Real Madrid, the two Spanish La Liga clubs announced Friday. The left-footed attacking midfielder spent the first half of the season on loan at third-place Villarreal but found ...

Young prodigy Takefusa Kubo to leave Villarreal this winter

Soccer Jan 3, 2021

Young prodigy Takefusa Kubo to leave Villarreal this winter

Japan international Takefusa Kubo will leave Spanish La Liga club Villarreal, head coach Unai Emery confirmed Saturday. Although the 19-year-old only joined the club this season, he has seen his playing time decrease. Negotiations for his transfer are currently under way, with league rival Getafe ...

Takefusa Kubo makes first appearance for Villarreal in friendly

Soccer Aug 24, 2020

Takefusa Kubo makes first appearance for Villarreal in friendly

Teenage prodigy Takefusa Kubo made his first appearance for Villarreal on Sunday, playing the second half of a 3-1 friendly win against second-division Cartagena. The 19-year-old Japan midfielder is preparing for his second season in the Spanish top flight after joining Villarreal earlier this month ...

Real Madrid's Takefusa Kubo moving to Villarreal on 1-year loan

Soccer Aug 8, 2020

Real Madrid's Takefusa Kubo moving to Villarreal on 1-year loan

Real Madrid has loaned out 19-year-old Japan international Takefusa Kubo to Spanish La Liga rival Villarreal, a source with knowledge of the matter said Friday. Both the clubs and the Japan midfielder have agreed to the terms and a formal announcement will be made after ...