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Granada sack coach Pedro Morilla

Granada have announced the dismissal of coach Pedro Morilla, after just 43 days at the helm. Morilla was appointed on the 19th March, following the termination of José Luis Oltra’s contract. A 2-1 loss at Real Oviedo had given El Grana their third defeat in a row, which spelled the end for Oltra, and the board made the change in an attempt to keep pace with the promotion race. Morilla’s first match in charge came in Week 32, at home to Numancia, and gave many reasons to be optimistic about…

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Granada 0-1 Gimnastic: Perdomo goal stuns home side

Nàstic pulled themselves away from the relegation fight a little further courtesy of a hard-fought win away to third-placed Granada, but they rode their luck at times.  The hosts had several opportunities to score, most notably through a penalty, but were unable to convert their dominance into goals. As mentioned in the Week 30 preview, the Catalans hold the league’s best away record and they left Los Cármenes with all three points again.  Omar Perdomo’s first half goal proved to be the difference between the sides, but Nano Rivas will…

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Granada players prepare for promotion push

Granada are preparing for a return to La Liga, having moved to within two points of the automatic promotion places in La Liga 123. A 2-1 defeat to Lugo at the weekend had left the Andalusian outside of the promotion places, but belief in the camp is high, given their impressive form which has seen them put heavy pressure on top two – Rayo Vallecano and Huesca. Jose Luis Oltra’s side are keen for a quick return to La Liga, having been relegated last season and the players are in…

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Granada make double signing on deadline day

Spanish second division side Granada CF had a busy last day in the winter transfer window signing two attacking players as the club continues its quest for promotion back into La Liga. Danish midfielder Andrew Hjulsger has signed for Granada on loan for the remainder of the season from Celta vigo. The 23 year old attacking midfielder has joined the Second division side in the hope of more game time having only made four appearances this season for Vigo. This has come in a bid to bolster manager Jose Luis…

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La Liga 1|2|3 Round Up: Huesca defeat Lugo to move top

Huesca defeated third placed Lugo to move top of La Liga 1|2|3 on their own with goals from Gonzalo Melero, David Ferreiro and Alex Gallar securing a 3-0 win. This game was the game of the weekend on paper as the top two, before the matchday began, went head to head but in reality it was a comfortable afternoon for the league leaders. A clash of heads in the box saw the referee award a somewhat debatable penalty to the hosts with Melero finding the bottom corner with ease to put…

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Granada and Rayo busy in La Liga 1|2|3

Granada and Rayo Vallecano have been two of the busier sides regarding transfers in recent days in La Segunda as the transfer window nears it conclusion. Recently relegated Granada have been busy in this window making no less than 19 new signings as well as seeing 11 departures. Two of those signings have come in the last couple of days with Albanian striker Rey Manaj joining on loan from Inter with the option to buy at the end of the loan and also Licá Nazari joining for free from Nottingham…

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Valencia intensify negotiations for Murillo

Los Che have already reached an agreement on personal terms with the player and are now working to reach an agreement with Inter Milan on an acceptable transfer fee. Valencia have decided to intensify their efforts to close the signing of Colombian centre back Jeison Murillo from Inter Milan. The club want to close the deal as soon as possible and if an agreement cannot be reached then the club wants to move quickly to other targets as the season draws closer. Sky Sport Italia have reported that Valencia has already…

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Granada sign English defender Charlie

Segunda side Granada have completed the signing of English centre-back Charlie. Following their relegation from La Liga in May – Granada have already been pro-active in the transfer window, completing nine signings and have now made Charlie Dean l’Anson as their tenth. The 24-year-old defender arrives at the club on a free transfer from Valencia’s B side, where he has spent two seasons and largely impressed. Known in Spanish football simply as ‘Charlie’ since his arrival from Grimbsy Town in 2012, where he joined Elche. Born in Luton – Charlie…

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Varas signing followed by Joselu at Granada

Granada have followed up the signing of Javi Varas with a completed deal for striker Joselu from Lugo. The Andalusian side appointed Jose Luis Oltra earlier this month as they bid to return to La Liga at the first time of asking after suffering relegation last season. Oltra has been quick to start rebuilding his squad and completed a deal for Varas from Las Palmas earlier this week, and, he has followed it up with the signing of Segunda’s top scorer last season – Joselu. 26-year-old Joselu joins the club…

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Javi Varas completes switch to Granada

Segunda side Granada have completed the signing of Javi Varas from Las Palmas. The 34-year-old keeper reached an agreement with the Andalusian side on Tuesday afternoon, putting pen to paper on a two year deal. Varas leaves Las Palmas after a relatively good season last term, but with a change of management – he was deemed surplus to requirements and has therefore become new Granada boss Jose Luis Oltra’s first summer signing. The keeper who left Sevilla to join Las Palmas, will arrive at Los Carmenes on a free transfer…

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