Tag: Spain

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 07: The Federation Square big screen during the Matildas squad announcement ahead of the AFC Women's Olympic Football Tournament Paris 2024 Asian Qualifiers, at Federation Square on February 07, 2024 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Josh Chadwick/Getty Images)

Race for Paris 2024 heats up: Which women’s teams will qualify for the Olympics?

Discover which teams have qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympics women's football and the impact on Arsenal's pre-season.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 09: Lina Hurtig of Arsenal reacts during the FA Women's Continental Tyres League Cup match between Arsenal and Bristol City at Meadow Park on November 09, 2023 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Injury forces Hurtig to return to Arsenal

Lina Hurtig to miss Sweden's game against Spain due to injury, focusing on recovery at Arsenal
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal reacts during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Brentford and Arsenal at Gtech Community Stadium on September 27, 2023. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal legend calls 25yo set for Brentford start ‘too good’ for backup role

David Seaman has said Aaron Ramsdale is too good to be a backup, ahead of the England international's likely start away to Brentford.
Netherlands' forward Vivianne Miedema (C) attends a training session in Zeist, on October 23, 2023 ahead of the UEFA Women's Nations League football match against Scotland on October 27, 2023. (Photo by ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal striker makes long-awaited return for national team

Vivianne Miedema returns to the Dutch national team after a 10-month injury hiatus. Her reintegration could be a game-changer for both her national side and Arsenal.
UNSPECIFIED, ESTONIA - MAY 14: Michelle Agyemang of England competes with Emilia Szymczak of Poland during the UEFA Women's European Under-17 Championship 2022/23 Group B match between England and Poland at Voru Spordikeskuse staadion on May 14, 2023 in Voru, Estonia. (Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images )

Arsenal youngster scores 2 as England beat Poland in u17 Euro opener

Arsenal's Agyemang shines with two goals as England triumphs in tournament opener with 2-1 win over Poland, despite being reduced to 10 players.
MALAGA, SPAIN: Martin Odegaard of Norway passes the ball whilst under pressure from Rodri of Spain during the UEFA EURO 2024 Qualifying Round Group A match between Spain and Norway at La Rosaleda Stadium on March 25, 2023. (Photo by Angel Martinez/Getty Images)

“Studs high on my ankle” Odegaard bemoans Rodri foul

Martin Odegaard believes Rodri's challenge "studs high" on him in Spain's match against Norway on Saturday was a blatant penalty despite the referee playing on.
MADRID, SPAIN - MARCH 15: Daniel Ceballos of Real Madrid warms up during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 leg two match between Real Madrid and Liverpool FC at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on March 15, 2023 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Dani Ceballos’ Spain call-up offers hope for Real Madrid contract renewal

Real Madrid's Dani Ceballos has received a call-up to Spain's national team, offering hope for a contract renewal with Los Blancos amid his uncertain future.
Dani Ceballos 10 Spain gets subbed out injured after a foul during the Mens Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 match between Egypt and Spain at Sapporo Dome in Sapporo, Japan. Egypt v Spain - Sapporo Dome

Dani Ceballos ligament tear misdiagnosed by Spain as sprain

Dani Ceballos picked up what was meant to be a grade II ankle sprain when on Olympic duty but it turns out it was actually a complete ligament tear.
Miguel Azeez celebrates a goal against Crawley Town (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal’s exceptional Azeez faces 3-way battle for his services

Miguel Azeez is the subject of a three-way fight between England, Spain, and Nigeria to secure his international services at senior level.
Netherlands' midfielder Donny Van de Beek (L) talks with Spain's defender Hector Bellerin at the end of the friendly football match between Netherlands and Spain at the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam on November 11, 2020. (Photo by DEAN MOUHTAROPOULOS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Bellerin puts in strong comeback performance with Spain

Hector Bellerin impressed on his return to the Spain national team on Wednesday, four years after his last appearance for his country.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Bellerin happy to end ‘tough years’ without Spain call-up

Hector Bellerin is happy to be back in the Spanish national team squad, admitting that it was tough to be away from the side for so long.
Arsenal's Spanish defender Hector Bellerin controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 25, 2020. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/IKIMAGES/AFP via Getty Images)

Hector Bellerin gets his 1st Spain call-up for 4 years

Hector Bellerin received his first Spain call-up for four years on Saturday, after an injury to Jesus Navas opened up a spot for him.
Iker Casillas of Spain looks on before the kick-off of an international friendly match between Spain and Bosnia at the AFG Arena on May 29, 2016 in St Gallen, Switzerland.

Keeper legend Casillas running for president

The former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas is to run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 02: Gabriel Paulista of Valencia reacts after the UEFA Europa League Semi Final First Leg match between Arsenal and Valencia at Emirates Stadium on May 2, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images,)

Brazil-born Gabriel Paulista wants to play for Spain at Euro 2020

Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista wants to play for Spain in Euro 2020, despite his Brazilian background.
Gabriel Paulista

Gabriel open to Spain national switch

Former Arsenal central defender Gabriel would be happy to change his international allegiance from Brazil to Spain if the Spaniards were to give him a call.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - APRIL 11: Santi Cazorla of Villarreal CF celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Villarreal and Valencia at Estadio de la Ceramica on April 11, 2019 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by Fotopress/Getty Images)

Santi Cazorla: Euro 2020? I’m just taking things day by day

Santi Cazorla says he's just taking things day by day, refusing to get carried away with the possibility of playing in the European Championships next summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks on during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Standard Liege at Emirates Stadium on October 03, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Dani Ceballos picks up hamstring problem with Spain

Dani Ceballos is a doubt for Spain's game this weekend after missing training on Tuesday.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrives for a training session in Libreville on January 20, 2017 during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS

Full fixture schedule for Arsenal’s nine senior international call-ups

The international break is underway again, so let's take a look at the Arsenal players set to be involved for their countries.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Burnley FC at Emirates Stadium on August 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

2 reasons Dani Ceballos doesn’t want permanent Arsenal move

Dani Ceballos asked not to be transferred to Arsenal permanently when the sides were negotiating in the summer and Marca today reports there were two reasons for that.
UDINE, ITALY - JUNE 30: Dani Ceballos of Spain celebrates the victory with the trophy at the end the 2019 UEFA U-21 Final between Spain and Germanyat Stadio Friuli on June 30, 2019 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)UDINE, ITALY - JUNE 30: Dani Ceballos of Spain celebrates the victory with the trophy at the end the 2019 UEFA U-21 Final between Spain and Germanyat Stadio Friuli on June 30, 2019 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Dani Ceballos stars for Spain: Wins penalty and helps create second goal

Dani Ceballos played 77 minutes of Spain's 2-1 win over Romania on Thursday, and he had a major role in both his team's goals.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Burnley FC at Emirates Stadium on August 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Dani Ceballos called up for senior Spain national team

Dani Ceballos has received a call-up to return to Spain's senior national team, after playing for the u21s over the summer.

Santi Cazorla: Captaining Spain is another dream fulfilled

Santi Cazorla says he has fulfilled one of his dreams, after captaining Spain for the second half in their 4-1 over the Faroe Islands.
Gelson Martins

Arsenal scouts set to watch Martins, Guedes and Guerreiro during Portugal-Spain clash

Arsenal scouts are set to watch Portugal face Spain in the two countries' World Cup opener on Friday, with Gelson Martins, Goncalo Guedes and Rafael Guerreiro all potentially taking part.

Mkhitaryan gives his favourites to win the World Cup – leaves out two major...

Speaking in a Q&A with fans, Henrikh Mkhitaryan named his favourites to win the World Cup this summer, but left out two major contenders for the competition.

Full UEFA Nations League draw: England to face Spain in Group 4

Gareth Southgate's England side were drawn in League A/Group 4 and will face Croatia & Spain. Group 1 features Netherlands, France & Germany. Ireland drew Wales in League B/Group 4.

International round-up: Ramsey’s Wales eliminated, Monreal wins with Spain

Aaron Ramsey's Wales have failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Mesut Ozil

Ozil gets international call-up as Mustafi and Bellerin both snubbed

Mesut Ozil has been called-up for Germany's upcoming international games but it was a different story for two other Arsenal players.
Alexis Sanchez

International round-up: Sanchez’s Chile progress while Mustafi watches on as Germany go through

Germany and Chile both qualified for the knockouts as the Confederations Cup group stages drew to a close.

Bellerín: “England better than Spain for developing youngsters”

Hector Bellerín believes England is a better place for young players to develop in comparison to his native Spain due to a higher level of professionalism and more opportunities being available.

Chambers and Holding aiming for the semi-finals of the European Championships with England

Calum Chambers and Rob Holding are aiming for the semi-finals of the U21 European Championships tonight.

Monreal believes Bellerin will stay at Arsenal

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal says club and country teammate Hector Bellerin will stay at the club, despite rumours suggesting Barcelona are close to completing a deal to sign him.

International round-up: Ramsey scores pen, Maitland-Niles involved as England u20s win World Cup

It was another mixed evening for Arsenal players on international duty yesterday. How did they fare?

Arsenal’s international roundup: Ospina kept busy in goal, Monreal and Asano both subs for...

Three Arsenal players were involved in international duty for their respective countries on Wednesday evening. So how did they fare?

Alexis Sanchez stars, Calamity Kos, Elneny scores & more: Arsenal international round up [with...

Alexis Sanchez, Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud, Mohamed Elneny, David Ospina, Joel Campbell and Ainsley Maitland-Niles have all been in action for the respective countries.

Juventus to scout Bellerin on Monday night

Juventus are expected to be in the crowd on Monday night to scout Hector Bellerin when Spain’s u21s take on Italy in Rome.

Cazorla set to attend England v Spain despite no call-up

Santi Cazorla will be at Spain's friendly against England at Wembley tonight (Tuesday).
Nacho Monreal scores for Spain

Overjoyed! Monreal reacts to his first international goal

Nacho Monreal netted his first international goal as Spain beat Macedonia 4-0 and he was clearly delighted with the whole thing.
Nacho Monreal scores for Spain

Watch: Monreal scores first ever goal for Spain

Nacho Monreal scored his first ever goal for Spain on Saturday as they beat Macedonia 4-0.
LA ROCHELLE, FRANCE - JUNE 10: Hector Bellerin of Spain faces the media during a press conference on June 10, 2016 in La Rochelle, France. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Bellerin – What it’s like to share dressing room with idols

Hector Bellerin recently spoke to Arsenal's official podcast about what it was like to get his first call up for Spain's senior team during the Euros.

Giroud, Mustafi and Monreal get call-ups, Ozil rested

Olivier Giroud, Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal have all received call-ups ahead of the international break next week.