Result: Diego Costa registers as Spain overcome IranDiego Costa scores the only goal of the match as Spain record a 1-0 win over Iran in Wednesday night's 2018 World Cup clash in Kazan.
Spain defender Dani Carvajal declared fit for Iran matchFernando Hierro declares full-back Dani Carvajal fit for Spain's second Group B outing against Iran following more than three weeks out injured.
Jun 19, 18:54
Fernando Hierro gives full backing to David de GeaFernando Hierro describes David de Gea as "very calm" and insists that he has no doubts over the quality of Spain's first-choice keeper.
Jun 18, 16:41
Isco welcomes Julen Lopetegui's appointment as Real Madrid bossSpain and Real Madrid midfielder Isco is excited to reunite with Julen Lopetegui at club level later this summer.
Jun 18, 16:31
Preview: Iran vs. Spain - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup fixture between Iran and Spain in Group B.
Jun 18, 11:55
Jose Mourinho: 'Diego Costa withdrawal changed game between Portugal, Spain'Jose Mourinho blames Spain's failure to hold on to their lead against Portugal on Fernando Hierro's decision to substitute striker Diego Costa.
Jun 16, 14:11
Fernando Hierro: 'Portugal extremely fortunate to have Cristiano Ronaldo'Spain head coach Fernando Hierro believes that Portugal and Real Madrid are "extremely fortunate" to have Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks.
Jun 15, 22:37
Fernando Hierro proud of Spain performance in World Cup draw with PortugalSpain head coach Fernando Hierro is delighted with his players' performance in Friday night's 3-3 draw with Portugal at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 15, 21:55
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat-trick for Portugal in thriller against SpainPortugal draw 3-3 with Spain in a thrilling group-stage clash at the Fisht Olympic Stadium, with Cristiano Ronaldo rounding off his 51st career hat-trick late on.
Jun 15, 20:56
Live Commentary: Portugal 3-3 Spain - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Portugal's 3-3 draw with Spain, as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to earn his side a point in Sochi.
Jun 15, 18:00
Team News: Diego Costa leads Spain line versus PortugalNew Spain boss Fernando Hierro starts with Diego Costa in attack for their World Cup opener with Portugal.
Jun 15, 17:58
Florentino Perez: 'Julen Lopetegui sacking was absurd'Real Madrid president Florentino Perez labels Julen Lopetegui's sacking as Spain's manager "absurd".
Jun 15, 12:05
Sergio Ramos: 'Fernando Hierro perfect candidate to lead Spain'Spain captain Sergio Ramos insists that Fernando Hierro is the right choice to lead La Roja into the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 14, 18:36
Julen Lopetegui "very sad" after Spain sackingAxed Spain boss Julen Lopetegui admits that he is "very sad" after being sacked as the country's head coach.
Jun 14, 11:43
Fernando Hierro: 'Spain challenge exciting'New Spain boss Fernando Hierro says that he has taken on an "exciting" challenge after replacing Julen Lopetegui as the country's manager.
Jun 14, 11:20
Preview: Portugal vs. Spain - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Spain's opening World Cup 2018 fixture against Portugal in Sochi.
Jun 13, 15:09
Jamie Vardy: 'Spain situation is strange'England striker Jamie Vardy admits that Spain's decision to sack manager Julen Lopetegui on the eve of the World Cup is "strange", but believes their players will adapt.
Jun 13, 14:02
Fernando Hierro to take charge of Spain at World CupSpanish FA sporting director Fernando Hierro will lead Spain at the World Cup.
Jun 13, 13:00
Spain sack Julen Lopetegui one day before World CupSpain sack manager Julen Lopetegui just one day before the start of the 2018 World Cup and two days before they are due to begin their campaign against Portugal.
Jun 13, 11:02
Spain to sack Julen Lopetegui one day before World Cup?Spain are reportedly considering sacking manager Julen Lopetegui just a day before the World Cup after the announcement that he will take over at Real Madrid.
Jun 13, 09:23
World Cup preview: SpainAhead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews the chances of 2010 champions Spain as they look to bounce back from a group-stage exit four years ago.
Jun 12, 15:01
Fernando Hierro 'in frame for Real Madrid job'Former Real Madrid captain Fernando Hierro is in the frame to replace Zinedine Zidane as head coach of the Spanish giants, according to a report.
Jun 6, 13:02
Leeds United to announce Thomas Christiansen appointment?Leeds United will reportedly announce the appointment of Thomas Christiansen as their new head coach later today.
Jun 15, 12:06
Pablo Franco leaves GetafeGetafe reveal that Pablo Franco has left his position as head coach of the La Liga club.
Jun 1, 18:09
Aitor Karanka highlights Jose Mourinho's influenceMiddlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka highlights the impact that Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has had on him as a coach.
May 25, 14:58
Fernando Hierro: 'Real Madrid can retain Champions League'Former Real Madrid defender Fernando Hierro backs Real Madrid to retain the Champions League this season.
Apr 6, 17:58
Vicente del Bosque hails Carlo AncelottiSpain boss Vicente del Bosque praises Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Nov 12, 15:13
On this day: Pep Guardiola fails second drug testThirteen years ago today, Pep Guardiola tested positive for the banned substance nandrolone for a second time.
Nov 4, 08:43
Fernando Hierro replaces Zinedine Zidane at Real MadridReal Madrid confirm the appointment of Fernando Hierro as first-team coach following Zinedine Zidane's move to Castilla.
Jul 11, 02:25
Fernando Hierro hoping Diego Costa, Luis Suarez and Radamel Falcao are fitReal Madrid legend Fernando Hierro believes that the absence of Luis Suarez, Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa would make the World Cup a poorer competition.
May 29, 20:20
FIFA World Cup countdown: Top 10 Spanish players of all timeAs part of the countdown to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Sports Mole takes a look at the top 10 players in the history of Spanish football.
May 21, 12:22
Fernando Hierro backs Chelsea's Fernando Torres for World CupFernando Hierro is confident that Chelsea striker Fernando Torres will play for Spain at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
Apr 5, 10:33
Fernando Hierro praises Carlos PuyolFormer Spain and Real Madrid centre-back Fernando Hierro pays tribute to Barcelona defender Carlos Puyol, who will leave the Camp Nou in the summer.
Mar 12, 16:20
Fernando Hierro predicts difficult trip for Real MadridFormer Real Madrid defender Fernando Hierro warns Los Blancos of the danger looming in the first leg of their last-16 clash against Schalke 04 in the Champions League.
Feb 25, 17:38
Five defenders to watch in La LigaSports Mole tips five defenders to make a big impact in La Liga next season.
Jul 14, 11:53
Bryan Robson hails fans at Manchester United charity eventBryan Robson thanks the 60,000 fans who went to watch Manchester United legends take on Real Madrid legends at Old Trafford yesterday.
Jun 3, 20:26
Fernando Hierro: 'Raphael Varane has it all'Fernando Hierro praises the quality of Real centre-back Raphael Varane.
Feb 1, 20:41
Fernando Hierro: Coaching is in Raul's skinFernando Hierro believes that former Real Madrid teammate Raul will make a great coach.
Jun 3, 09:00
Khalilou Fadiga relives traumatic heart nightmareFormer Bolton Wanderers midfielder Khalilou Fadiga says that Fabrice Muamba's cardiac arrest has brought back bad memories of his own traumatic experience.
Mar 20, 02:37
Fernando Hierro: 'Phil Jones will be world class'Fernando Hierro claims that England defender Phil Jones can be world class.
Nov 19, 15:53
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