News Archive (Aug 2000 - Dec 2000)
Dec 2000 Euskadi beat Morocco 3-2 in a close fought match in front of a crowd of 37,000... (29.12.00) read
  Several Spanish regional selections played friendly international matches during the holiday period... (23.12.00) read
  Day 16: Valencia held on to their lead at the top thanks once again to a late goal by Carew... (20.12.00) read
  In the second division, Betis took advantage of poor results by Tenerife and Sevilla to move to within two points of the leaders... (20.12.00) read
  Day 15: Valencia moved two points clear of Real Madrid and Deportivo at the top... (17.12.00) read
  The winter transfer period has now opened and the first signings have been registered... (15.12.00) read
  Surprises in the first round of the Spanish cup, with five first division teams knocked out... (13.12.00) read
  The draw for the next two rounds of the UEFA cup was made today, with a posibility of two all-Spanish quarter finals in the offing... (13.12.00) read
  Day 14: Valencia go back top on goal average ahead of Deportivo La Coruña after beating Real Sociedad 2-0... (10.12.00) read
  Spain will have four representatives in next Wednesday's last 16 UEFA cup draw... (7.12.00) read
  Champions League day 8: Real Madrid cruised to an easy 4-1 victory against Anderlecht... (6.12.00) read
  Day 13: Alavés beat Basque rivals Athletic Bilbao for the first time in their history to move back up to fifth in the league... (3.12.00) read
Nov 2000
  Real Madrid lost the intercontinental Toyota cup by 1-2 to South American champions Boca Juniors... (28.11.00) read
  Day 12: Valencia kept their place at the top of the table with a 2-0 victory over Oviedo... (26.11.00) read
  Mixed results for Spanish teams in the first leg of the the third round of the UEFA cup... (23.11.00) read
  Real Madrid made it three victories out of three for Spanish teams in the first day of the second league phase of the Champions League... (22.11.00) read
  Deportivo La Coruña and Valencia both started phase two of the Champions League with victories on Tuesday night... (21.11.00)  read
  Day 11: Barcelona were humiliated by Zaragoza... (19.11.00) read
  Spain lost their game against Holland in Sevilla in an at times unfriendly friendly match... (15.11.00) read
  Day 10: Valencia and Deportivo opened up a three point lead at the top at the end of week 10... (12.11.00) read
  The Spanish cup first round draw also took place on Friday, with all 20 first division teams already included in a new-look competition... (10.11.00) read
  Camacho's squad for the upcoming friendly against Holland in Sevilla included five new faces... (10.11.00) read
  UEFA cup second round second leg. All four Spanish teams qualified for the third round of the competition... (9.11.00) read
  Champions League day 6: Barcelona are out of the Champions League... (8.11.00) read
  Day 9: The top three sides in the league all lost away from home in week nine matches brought forward to Saturday to leave the championship wide open once again... (4.11.00) read
  Day 8: Valencia beat Celta 1-0 with another second half goal by Carew to keep their lead at the top of the first division at the end of day 8... (1.11.00) read
Oct 2000    
  Day 7: Deportivo La Coruña moved back to the top after winning 1-2 at Numancia... (28.10.00) read
  Three out of four victories for Spanish teams in the second round first leg of the UEFA cup... (26.10.00) read
  Real Madrid and Valencia fielded teams packed with reserves as they played their latest Champions League games... (25.10.00) read
  Real Sociedad finally decided to sack their manager Javier Clemente... (24.10.00) read
  Deportivo La Coruña joined Valencia and Real Madrid in the next phase of the Champions League... (24.10.00) read
  Day 6: Barcelona defeated Real Madrid by two goals to zero on Luis Figo's return to the Nou Camp stadium... (21.10.00) read
  Draws for Barcelona and Deportivo in their matches against Italian opposition in the Champions League... (18.10.00) read
  Real Sociedad recorded their first victory of the season... (18.10 00) read
  Both Real Madrid and Valencia qualified early for the next phase of the Champions League... (17.10.00) read
  Day 5: Real Madrid moved up to the top of the first division... (14.10.00) read
  No repeat of last year's 9-0 victory in Spain's world cup qualifying match in Vienna on Wednesday night... (11.10.00) read
  Sevilla increased their lead at the top of the second division with a laboured 1-0 victory against Albacete after Michel scored 15 minutes from time... (8.10.00) read
  Several first division teams have taken advantage of the two week break to play friendly games... (8.10.00) read
  Spain won their second qualifying game for the 2002 World Cup 2-0 with a goal in each half against Israel... (7.10.00) read
  It has now been announced that the first round of the cup will be regionalized, with 63 teams (Mérida have pulled out) being divided into four regional sections... (2.10.00) read
  Day 4: Deportivo La Coruña moved back to the top of the first division after beating Barcelona 2-0... (1.10.00) read
Sept 2000    
  Spain won the silver medal in the Olympic games soccer tournament after losing in a thrilling final to Cameroon... (30.9.00) read
  Camacho called up two uncapped players, Catanha and Baraja, in Spain's 20 man squad for the next two World Cup qualifying matches against Israel... (29.9.00) read
  The draw for the second round of the UEFA cup paired together Celta Vigo with Red Star Belgrade... (29.9.00) read
  UEFA cup, first round second leg: Four of the five Spanish teams went through to the second round tonight... (28.9.00) read
  Champions league day 3: Once again three of the four Spanish teams got good results and head up their groups, with Barcelona the only black sheep... (27.9.00) read
  Spain's Olympic soccer team advanced to the final after defeating the United States 3-1... (26.9.00) read
  Day 3: Celta took a two point lead over Deportivo at the top of the first division after beating Espanyol by 1-0 on Sunday... (24.9.00) read
  Sevilla moved three points clear at the top of the second division after beating Lleida 2-0. Lleida drop to bottom place... (24.9.00) read
  In matches from week three played on Saturday night, co-leaders Deportivo were held to a 1-1 draw by Real Sociedad... (23.9.00) read
  Spain's Olympic team won through to a semi-final tie with the United States after defeating European Under 21 Champions Italy by 1-0... (23.9.00) read
  Both Real Madrid and Valencia got one goal victories on Wednesday night's Champions League matches... (20.9.00) read
  Deportivo won their first ever Champions League game in their Riazor stadium by 2-1 with an injury time goal from Scaloni...(19.9.00) read
  Day 2: Gallicia rules in the Spanish first division after this weekend's games... (18.9.00) read
  The summer transfer market closed on Friday with few last minute surprises...(15.9.00) read
  Mixed results for Spanish teams in the first round of the UEFA cup... (14.9.00) read
  Spain won their first match in the Olympic games soccer championship against South Korea by three goals to nil... (14.9.00) read
  Champions League: Barcelona trounced a weakened Leeds side by four goals to zero on Wednesday night... (13.9.00) read
  The first two games of this year's Champions League were played on Tuesday night... (12.9.00) read
  Day 1: Rayo Vallecano are early leaders in the first division after beating newly promoted Villarreal 1-5... (10.9.00) read
  With only a few days left to the league transfer deadline of 15th September, squads are nearly all complete... (10.9.00) read
  Real Madrid won the last trophy of the pre-season campaign... (5.9.00) read
  Spain opened their 2002 World Cup campaign with an unconvincing victory over Bosnia... (2.9.00) read
  Spain's regenerated under 21 side beat Bosnia 0-2... (1.9.00) read
  Jorge Valdano has been named by Real Madrid as their new Director of Sports... read
  Mérida have been forced to pull out of the second division B... read
  Last minute transfers from teams involved in Europe ... read
Aug 2000    
  Deportivo won the Spanish super cup... (27.8.00) read
  Camacho named his squad for Spain's opening game against Bosnia in Sarajevo... read
  An 18 man olympic squad was named by under 21 manager Iñaki Sáez... read
  Real Madrid failed to win the European Super Cup... (25.8.00) read
  The draw for the Champions League first phase took place on Friday... (25.8.00) read
  Five Spanish teams went into the hat for the UEFA cup first round... (24.8.00) read
Valencia qualified for the first league stage of the Champions League... (23.8.00) read
Celta won their Intertoto cup final against Zenit St. Petersburg after coming from behind... (22.8.00) read
Barcelona won their own Gamper trophy beating PSV Eindhoven 2-1 on Tueday night... (22.8.00) read
A provisional list was released of 23 players who will form the basis for the Olympic squad... read
Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu trophy will be against Brazilian side Santos... read
Clubs in lower divisions continue with financial difficulties... read
Spain met their match against a revitalised German side in their friendly match in Hannover... (16.8.00) read
The Spanish under 21 team were also defeated... (15.8.00) read
First division squads are now largely complete... read
Four victories by Spanish clubs in friendly matches against teams from England... read
Rayo Vallecano made their debut in European competitions... (10.8.00) read
Last year's runners up in the European Champions League, Valencia, were forced to a goal-less draw... (9.8.00) read
An injury time headed goal by Juanfran gave Celta Vigo a narrow 2-1 victory against Zenit St. Petersburg... (8.8.00) read
Logroñes and Mérida follow their inevitable path to insolvency... read
Next season's calendar was approved at the annual assembly of the LFP... read
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