Thursday, 27th January 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

‘No soul or joy’: Spanish papers slam national side after World Cup defeat

By France 24
02 July 2018   |   12:25 pm
The Spanish sports papers are unforgiving after Russia eliminates La Roja in the World Cup.

Related

28 Apr 2021
Euskal Gozogileak (Basque Confectioners) association members exhibit a life-size chocolate version of Picasso's painting "Guernica" in the Spanish Basque town of Guernica. The 7.70m x 3.50m chocolate replica made by around 40 confectioners is been exhibited in the town to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the 1937 bombing raid of the small Basque town by Nazi aircraft, at the behest of General Francisco Franco.
6 May 2021
In this edition: the bodies of two Spaniards and one Irishman killed in an ambush during an anti-poaching patrol in Burkina Faso on Monday are flown back to Spain. We hear from the Spanish defence and foreign ministers. Also, South Africa's Zulu Queen has died aged 65. Our correspondent tells us about the significance of her honorary role. And we take a look at a new TV police drama taking Central African Republic by storm. It's called "Bangui, Special Unit" and focuses on the fight against sexual violence.
16 May 2021
New Zealand's national women's team, the Black Ferns, showcase their own version of the haka at an exhibition in Auckland. Team captain Lesley Ketu says the fearsome Maori challenge would motivate the five-time World Cup winners as they defend their title on home soil for the first time.
22 May 2021
Spanish papers accuse Moroccan authorities of allowing thousands of people to swim from Morocco to the Spanish territory of Ceuta. Papers suspect Morocco may be retaliating after Spain offered medical treatment to the leader of a group that challenges Morocco for sovereignty in the Western Sahara. We also look at growing frustration with the Biden administration's inaction over the Israel-Gaza conflict. In China, divorces plummet after a controversial "cool off" law. And millionaires in the US stage a protest telling billionaire Jeff Bezos to pay more taxes!
13 Jun 2021
In 2020, more than 20,000 migrants from North Africa reached the Canaries. But because Spain denies them to move to the mainland, campaigners say the islands have become a "migrant prison." A court has now overturned that policy.
17 Jun 2021
The EU has approved spending plans by the Spanish and Portuguese governments, clearing the way for them to receive money from the bloc's €750 billion recovery fund. But how will the emergency funding work – and how will it be paid back? We take a closer look. Also in the show, the Federal Reserve brings forward its timetable for interest rate hikes, as US inflation continues to rise.
24 Jun 2021
Antivirus software creator John McAfee, 75, was found dead in his prison cell in Barcelona. Signs point to death by suicide, according to the Catalan Justice Department.
11 Aug
"I'm desperate to win the Champions League and obviously keep hold of the Premier League title", says Jack Grealish as he enjoys the tag of becoming the most expensive English player in history following his £100 million ($139 million) transfer to Premier League champions Manchester City from Aston Villa.
29 Aug
In northern Spain, traditional fishermen are angry about plans afoot in the European Commission to introduce extra controls in the sector. France 24's team headed to Galicia to take a look at their traditional methods, which fishermen say the latest proposals put under threat.
5 Sep
Captain Hugo Lloris admits France must "regain confidence" as they prepare for the first of three World Cup qualifiers, after a humiliating early exit at this summer's Euros. "We've had very little time to prepare for this match, but we're enthusiastic, we're motivated," says the French goalkeeper.
6 Sep
World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina suspended after Brazilian health officials say three Argentine players broke quarantine rules
8 Sep
At a compound set to host attendees of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, a few hundred Afghan refugees await their fate, hoping they will be accepted in Europe or America. Some like Ahmad Wali Sarhadi, who hasn’t spoken to his wife and five children since he left them behind in Kandahar, have no idea what lies ahead.