Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale celebrates scoring his team’s third goal. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Girona 1 Real Madrid 4 A second half double from Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid to a 4-1 victory at Girona on Sunday and maintain their perfect La (...)

 Barcelona’s Gerard Pique celebrates scoring against Espanyol. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

They were seven minutes away when Gerard Piqué appeared before them, a finger on his lips in the rain. “It was symbolic,” he said, and he made sure of(...)

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes was sacked after a humiliating FA Cup loss to Coventry City. Photo: Scott Heppell/Reuters

With time running out against Coventry City, Stoke City had two forwards up front, two in central midfield and two playing at wing-back. From one angl(...)

David Moyes was sent to the stands and shared crisps with fans during Real Sociedad’s 2-2 home draw with Villarreal which saw them crash out of the Copa Del Rey. (Photograph: EPA/Gorka Estrada)

David Moyes enjoyed a crisp as Real Sociedad crashed out of the Copa del Rey following a 2-2 home draw against Villarreal. Moyes, unhappy that a numbe(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)