Celta Vigo - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Celta Vigo Celta Vigo coach Eduardo Berizzo to leave Spanish club MADRID (AP) — Celta Vigo says Eduardo Berizzo will coach the team for the last time on Sunday against Real Sociedad in the Spanish league. Celta says it "can only show its gratitude for his hard work, commitment and passion . (during) one of the most brilliant periods we have ever had." The 47-year-old Argentine, whose contract expires ... Sat, 20 May 2017 12:56:00 GMT 2017-05-20T12:56:00Z What to watch in Europe's leagues as season reaches climax What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend as season ends in England, Spain, Germany and France: SPAIN The final round is spread across three days, culminating in the title deciders on Sunday evening. Real Madrid needs only a draw to secure its first league title since 2012... Thu, 18 May 2017 16:19:00 GMT 2017-05-18T16:19:00Z Real Madrid sets its sights on first Liga title in 5 years MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid is two games away from a feat it hasn't achieved in almost six decades: Winning the Champions League and the Spanish league in the same year. A draw in Malaga this weekend and a victory against Juventus in Cardiff next month would give Madrid its first double since 1958, when Raymond Kopa and Alfredo Di Stefano were leading the team. ... Thu, 18 May 2017 12:24:00 GMT 2017-05-18T12:24:00Z Madrid a draw away from Spanish title after win over Celta MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has taken Real Madrid to the verge of its first Spanish league title in five years. Ronaldo scored early in each half as Madrid defeated 10-man Celta Vigo 4-1 on Wednesday to retake the league lead from Barcelona and move within a point of winning the title. A draw at mid-table Malaga in the final round o... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:14:00 GMT 2017-05-17T22:14:00Z Madrid done rotating players as it goes for Spanish title MADRID (AP) — There is no more rest for Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates. Zinedine Zidane is done rotating his squad and will use Ronaldo and the rest of the regular starters when Madrid plays at Celta Vigo with a chance to regain the Spanish league lead and move into position to clinch its first title in five years. A win or a draw ... Tue, 16 May 2017 14:01:00 GMT 2017-05-16T14:01:00Z Nervy Man United stumbles into Europa League final MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United survived a late scare against Celta Vigo to stumble into the Europa League final on Thursday, keeping alive its hopes of winning the only major trophy missing from the English club's collection. United drew the second leg of their tension-filled semifinal 1-1 to advance 2-1 on aggregate, but only after Celta sq... Thu, 11 May 2017 23:10:00 GMT 2017-05-11T23:10:00Z Man United, Ajax advance to Europa League final MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United and Ajax advanced to the Europa League final on Thursday, bringing together two of the continent's grandest soccer clubs looking to regain their former luster. Both teams ended up squeezing through to the May 24 showpiece in Stockholm after nervy finishes to both second leg matches in the semifinals. United con... Thu, 11 May 2017 21:44:00 GMT 2017-05-11T21:44:00Z Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described the second leg of his team's Europa League semifinal against Celta Vigo on Thursday as "the most important match of our history." United, a three-time European champion and 20-time English champion, leads 1-0 from the first leg in Spain last week. The winner of the Europa Lea... Wed, 10 May 2017 18:55:00 GMT 2017-05-10T18:55:00Z Rashford gives United 1-0 win in Europa League semifinals VIGO, Spain (AP) — Marcus Rashford was decisive again, scoring from a free kick in the second half for Manchester United to beat Celta Vigo 1-0 in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals on Thursday. Rashford, who netted an extra-time winner against Anderlecht in the quarterfinals, drove a right-foot strike over the wall and into the far left corner... Thu, 04 May 2017 22:03:00 GMT 2017-05-04T22:03:00Z Injuries, fatigue hurting Man United's Europa League chances MANCHESTER, England (AP) — An injury crisis, coupled with an intense schedule, is eroding Manchester United's status as favorite to win the Europa League. United, England's most decorated club, is the standout name on the list of semifinalists that also contains Celta Vigo, Lyon and Ajax. Yet manager Jose Mourinho's ambitious attempts t... Tue, 02 May 2017 10:57:00 GMT 2017-05-02T10:57:00Z Deportivo still not safe after drawing with Osasuna MADRID (AP) — Deportivo La Coruna midfielder Juanfran scored a late own-goal in a 2-2 draw Sunday at last-placed Osasuna to keep his team from securing a spot in the top tier of the Spanish league — for now. Deportivo could have mathematically avoided relegation with victory against already demoted Osasuna, but Juanfran found his own net in the 78th minut... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:55:00 GMT 2017-04-30T21:55:00Z Sevilla wins late to move even with Atletico in 3rd place MADRID (AP) — Wissam Ben Yedder scored three minutes after entering the game to give Sevilla a late 2-1 win over 10-man Celta Vigo in the Spanish league on Thursday. The victory moved Sevilla even on points with third-place Atletico Madrid with four matches left. Third place guarantees an automatic spot in the Champions League next season, while the fourth-placed team has to... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:01:00 GMT 2017-04-27T22:01:00Z Messi gets 500th career goal for Barca in 3-2 win vs Madrid MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi scored his 500th career goal for Barcelona to give the Catalan club a dramatic 3-2 win in injury time against 10-man Real Madrid in the "clasico" on Sunday, leaving the Spanish league title race wide open. Messi netted his milestone goal — his second of the night — with a low left-foot shot from inside the area after a cross by ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:15:00 GMT 2017-04-24T01:15:00Z Celta Vigo-Man United, Ajax-Lyon in Europa League semifinals NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester United will play Celta Vigo and Lyon will take on Ajax in the semifinals of the Europa League. The draw was made on Friday, with United and Lyon getting home matches in the second legs. The first legs take place on May 4, with the return legs on May 11. United is seeking to win Europe's second-tier co... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:51:00 GMT 2017-04-21T11:51:00Z Rashford steers Man United into Europa League semifinals MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Teenage striker Marcus Rashford enhanced his reputation by stepping up in the absence of the injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic to steer Manchester United into the Europa League semifinals with an extra-time winner against Anderlecht. Showing coolness beyond his years, Rashford deceived two defenders in the penalty area with a Cruyff tu... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:38:00 GMT 2017-04-20T23:38:00Z Rashford proving viable alternative to Ibrahimovic at United MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been many things for Manchester United this season: A leader, a guaranteed source of goals, an inspiration to the club's youngsters on and off the field. But, in one way, has he been holding the team back? Ibrahimovic was dropped to the bench for United's Premier League game against Chelsea on Sunday and h... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:47:00 GMT 2017-04-19T12:47:00Z Sevilla stumbles amid doubts on Sampaoli future; Adams loses BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sevilla drew 0-0 at Valencia on Sunday as its bid for an automatic Champions League berth continued to fade amid speculation over the future of coach Jorge Sampaoli. Sevilla was mounting an outside challenge for the Spanish title as recently as six weeks ago, but its hope now is just to secure a place in Europe's top competition for next season. ... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:13:00 GMT 2017-04-16T22:13:00Z Fan disorder delays Lyon-Besiktas game in Europa League QFs GENEVA (AP) — On a volatile night in Lyon, fighting French and Turkish fans delayed a Europa League quarterfinal kickoff by 45 minutes on Thursday. Hundreds of Lyon fans sought safety on the field when the disorder flared about 20 minutes before the scheduled kickoff in a stadium that will host the final next season. Trouble was concent... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 22:28:00 GMT 2017-04-13T22:28:00Z Spain relying on Celta Vigo to keep up Europa League success The UEFA Cup and Europa League trophies have virtually taken up permanent residence in Spain for the past 13 years. It's down to Celta Vigo to continue the tradition. The side from the northwest corner of Spain is the country's only representative in the Europa League quarterfinals, which start Thursday. Celta has mat... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:42:00 GMT 2017-04-12T16:42:00Z Giuseppe Rossi tears ligament in left knee, out 6 months MADRID (AP) — Celta Vigo forward Giuseppe Rossi tore a ligament in his left knee and will be sidelined for six months, the Spanish club said Monday. Celta said Rossi will undergo surgery to repair his anterior cruciate ligament. The 30-year-old American-born Italian has had several serious knee injuries, but all were to his right knee. ... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:47:00 GMT 2017-04-10T15:47:00Z Tony Adams back in coaching at Spanish struggler Granada MADRID (AP) — Former Arsenal captain Tony Adams took charge of struggling Spanish team Granada on Monday, seeking to improve a coaching career that has failed to match his achievements as a player. Adams is widely regarded as a great at Arsenal, where he made 669 appearances as a center back from 1983-2002, was captain for 14 years and won 10 major trophies. He also played 6... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:29:00 GMT 2017-04-10T15:29:00Z Itty bitty Eibar eyeing Europe from near the top of Liga BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Eibar, a tiny club from Spain's Basque Country, is poised to play in Europe next season after winning its third match in just over a week. The 2-0 victory at Celta Vigo on Sunday lifted Eibar over northern regional heavyweights Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad into sixth place in the Spanish league, and into position for a Europa League berth. ... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 20:50:00 GMT 2017-04-09T20:50:00Z Giuseppe Rossi hurts left knee in Celta Vigo loss MADRID (AP) — Giuseppe Rossi injured his left knee during Celta Vigo's 2-0 loss to Eibar in the Spanish league on Sunday. The 30-year-old American-born Italian has suffered three serious injuries to his right knee. Rossi was substituted in the 35th minute after an awkward fall while disputing the ball. He walked off the pitch and sat on... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 18:15:00 GMT 2017-04-09T18:15:00Z Soler gives Valencia 3-2 win over Celta in Spanish league MADRID (AP) — Carlos Soler scored with a brilliant lob in the 86th minute for Valencia to beat Celta Vigo 3-2 in the Spanish league on Thursday. Soler received a pass outside the area and quickly flicked the ball over goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez, securing Valencia its second consecutive win at home. Soler's goal came only six minutes afte... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 21:47:00 GMT 2017-04-06T21:47:00Z Rossi's hat trick gives Celta 3-1 win over Las Palmas MADRID (AP) — Italian forward Giuseppe Rossi scored a hat trick to lead Celta Vigo to a comfortable 3-1 win over Las Palmas in the Spanish league on Monday. Rossi, who was born and brought up in America, scored twice in the first half and once in the second to give Celta its first win in three home games at Balaidos Stadium. Las Palmas' goal was scored by Pedro Bigas near th... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 21:13:00 GMT 2017-04-03T21:13:00Z Messi nets 40th, 41st goals this season in Barcelona win BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored his 40th and 41st goals in all competitions this season to lead Barcelona to a 4-2 victory over 10-man Valencia in the Spanish league on Sunday. Back in Camp Nou for the first time since its 6-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, Barcelona got another outstanding performance from Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 22:48:00 GMT 2017-03-19T22:48:00Z Man United to face Anderlecht in Europa League quarterfinals NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Still pursuing its first title in the competition, Manchester United was paired with Anderlecht on Friday in the Europa League quarterfinals. United has never been beyond the quarterfinals in eight previous tries, and will travel to Belgium on April 13 for the first leg against the 1983 UEFA Cup champions. The return match in Manchester will be on Ap... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:28:00 GMT 2017-03-17T13:28:00Z Europa League quarterfinal draw list NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Draw Friday for the Europa League quarterfinals: First Leg April 13 Anderlecht (Belgium) vs. Manchester United (England) Celta Vigo (Spain) vs. Genk (Belgium) Ajax (Netherlands) vs. Schalke (Germany) Lyon (France) vs. Besiktas (Turkey) ... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:26:00 GMT 2017-03-17T12:26:00Z Pogba injured as Man United advances in Europa League MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United's progress to the Europa League quarterfinals came at a cost after Paul Pogba hobbled off with a hamstring injury in the 1-0 win over Rostov on Thursday. United manager Jose Mourinho suggested Pogba "paid a price" for the team's accumulation of fixtures as the world's most expensive player pulled up in the 47th minute at Old Traff... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 23:41:00 GMT 2017-03-16T23:41:00Z After win vs PSG, Barcelona loses Spanish league lead MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid saw Barcelona falter and then survived an awful mistake by goalkeeper Keylor Navas to regain the Spanish league lead on Sunday. Barcelona lost 2-1 at relegation-threatened Deportivo La Coruna in its first match after its amazing win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, and Madrid took advantage with a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Real ... 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