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Liga 123 playoff final: Real Valladolid seal their return to La Liga

  Real Valladolid drew 1-1 with Numancia at the José Zorrilla on Saturday, which was enough to earn them a return to La Liga following a 4-1 aggregate win. Sergio Gonzalez’s side join Huesca and Rayo Vallecano in next season’s top flight, with the other two sides achieving automatic promotion in the closing stages of the season. A party atmosphere was evident in Valladolid throughout the day in the run-up to the match, with the home fans confident of promotion following a 3-0 win for their side in the first…

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Liga 123 playoffs: Real Valladolid in control over rivals Sporting

A superb first half performance from Real Valladolid ensured they are firmly in the driving seat ahead of the second leg of their playoff encounter with Sporting Gijón as they dispatched their rivals 3-1 at the José Zorrilla on Thursday evening. Three goals in a frenetic eight-minute period stunned the visitors, who could only muster a reply from Jony with twenty minutes remaining. Pucela opened the scoring on 29 minutes through defender Fernando Calero.  Óscar Plano took a quick free kick, playing the ball to Pablo Hervías on the right…

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Liga 123 Week 36: Córdoba and Valladolid in action tonight

With two matches scheduled for tonight, there is an Andalusian derby to get Week 36 in Liga 123 underway. Córdoba throw open the doors of the Estadio Nuevo Arcángel tonight to host regional neighbours Sevilla Atlético in a basement battle that has only pride as a reward for the visitors.  They are rock-bottom of the table and are certain to go down as they are fifteen points from safety.  However, Luis Tevenet’s charges earned a point at home to Granada last week and they have picked up seven points from…

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Real Valladolid dismiss coach Luis César Sampedro

Real Valladolid have parted ways with head coach Luis César Sampedro with immediate effect, the team announced on Tuesday morning. Sampedro had been the subject of much speculation in recent months as his side struggled in the latter part of 2017, including crashing out of the cup and losing three league matches in a row as their promotion bid floundered. It looked as though he may have done enough to salvage his job to at least the end of the season when Real Valladolid claimed nine points from a possible…

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Alcorcon 0-0 Real Valladolid: Bore draw sees home side without a win in four

There was little in the way of action to write home about from the tiny Santo Domingo as Alcorcón and Real Valladolid played out a goalless draw.  Without a win in three, los Alfareros were languishing in 17th place while Luis César Sampedro was looking for a timely win to quieten speculation about his future in charge of playoff hopefuls Real Valladolid. The first half was bereft of chances with the only real threat on Casto Espinosa in the home goal coming from an ambitious lob from a long freekick by Javier Ontiveros…

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Juan Cala jets off to China, but Valladolid’s Mata rejects move

Getafe’s Juan Cala is set to make a move to the Chinese Super League, but another Spaniard – Jaime Mata, has rejected a move. La Liga and Segunda have largely been targeted by a number of Chinese sides in recent times, having seen the likes of Jonathan Viera depart from Las Palmas just recently. Cala, 28, is now set to join Viera in Asia, agreeing a deal to move to Henan Jianye in a €1.5m deal. The defender has enjoyed stints in Greece, Russia and England during his career, whilst he…

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Nine Saudi players arrive in La Liga

La Liga have signed nine Saudi players, who will now be filtered out to seven clubs, which include Villarreal. Each of the Saudi Arabian footballers will arrive on Spanish soil and begin training with their new sides, whilst the club’s who have opted to sign a player will be handed an incentive of €1m each, say reports. La Liga trio Villarreal, Leganes and Levante have all been selected by the league’s governing body to install a player, whilst Sporting Gijon, Numancia, Rayo Vallecano and Real Valladolid from Segunda have been chosen. Midfielder Salem…

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