UEFA was left red-faced in December after mistakes in the Champions League last-16 draw forced the governing body to repeat the process.
Alfredo Relaño evaluates the merits of Spain's Pedri and Italy's Chiellini following the release of UEFA's Euro 2020 Best XI.
Alfredo Relaño gives his take on the 2006 recordings that have come to light this week, in which Florentino Peréz is heard attacking Raúl and Iker Casillas.
One of the many things for which I owe Jorge Valdano a debit of gratitude is introducing me some years back to the book Dynamics of the Unthinkable...
Alfredo Relaño reflects on Real Madrid's recent transfer policy in the wake of Los Blancos' shock Copa del Rey defeat to third-tier club Alcoyano.
Marcelino has got off to a great start at Athletic winning the Super Cup after beating both Real Madrid and Barça in the space of just four days, writes Alfredo Relaño.
Real Madrid won at the Benito Villamarín, by dint of VAR. Two debatable decisions that reinforce the opinion of those who believe Madrid benefit from the system.
Despite the result against Bayern Munich in the UEFA Super Cup, it is a pleasure to watch Sevilla's gung-ho football on these European nights.
Julen Lopetegui's Europa League winners face the might of Champions League holders Bayern in Budapest with fans returning to European football.
Alfredo Relaño reflects what has been an atypical start to the LaLiga campaign, and discusses Eden Hazard, who has again reported for pre-season overweight.
During Sunday’s Carrusel Deportivo, a sports show on Spanish radio station Cadena SER, one of my co-pundits noted that Borussia Dortmund were the only team to win at home in the Bundesliga this weekend...
The first round of Covid-19 testing has taken place among first and second division players with just five positive cases being detected along with three members of backroom staff.
There are five recognised major leagues in European football with the French Ligue 1 the fifth in this ranking but the first to confirm that the competition will not proceed which has taken the other four by surprise.
With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to keep us cooped up at home, several television channels in Spain have been offering their viewers epic sporting feats from the past....
Not long ago, the Spanish television channel Movistar aired a wonderful documentary entitled: “Football before tiki-taka”...
“Right now we’re no more important than a supermarket delivery man,” a Premier League executive recently said in a meeting.
As expected, UEFA has postponed this year’s European Championship until 2021. It’s a setback for FIFA, who were planning to launch the all-new Club World Cup that summer...
Cooped up inside while we wait for the coronavirus to take its leave, my thoughts turned to Ronaldinho, who isn’t at home, but rather in jail in Paraguay.
The Olympics are due to start on 24 July. Tokyo is out to ensure they go ahead, and the International Olympic Committee isn’t giving up on them.
AS Editor-in-chief Vicente Jiménez looks back at the achievements of Spain's sportsmen and women during the past 25 years and AS' journey during that time.
A knock, a muscle tear... Madrid boss Solari was a little lost for words following the latest injury sustained by the Welsh player.