Thus Barcelona dismisses Valverde: “In the final part of his second year he had two disappointments …”

first_img“The Club publicly expresses its gratitude to Ernesto Valverde for the professionalism, the commitment, dedication and always positive and close treatment He has always shown all the estates that make up the Barca family, and wishes him luck and success in the future.Ernesto Valverde has led the first team of FC Barcelona in a total of 163 official matches, with a balance of 108 wins (66.25%), 35 draws (21.47%) and 20 losses (12.26%). During this time, he has raised four titles: two leagues, a Copa del Rey and a Spanish Super Cup. After a long wait, the Football Club Barcelona made official the goodbye of Ernesto Valverde as a Barca coach, while they announced Quique Setién as their substitute. In a statement published on the web explains the terms of the termination of the contract that united both parties, which highlights the “two disappointments” experienced last season, the defeat against Liverpool in the Champions League and the one suffered against Valencia in the final cup. The rest of the statement reads as follows: His stage started the summer of 2017, when he took the reins of the first team after four seasons at the helm of Athletic Club. After lose the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid In his premiere as coach Culé, he was able to drive to Barça until the League and Cup double – won against Sevilla in the Wanda Metropolitano – while in the Champions League the team fell in the quarterfinals against AS Roma.163 games as coach culéDuring its second year, FC Barcelona won the Spanish Super Cup played in Tangier against Sevilla and also the league title, achieved mathematically against Levante in the Camp Nou. The final leg of the course had two disappointments: the elimination against Liverpool in the semifinals of the Champions League and the defeat in the Cup final played in Seville against Valencia.In this 2019/20 season, Barça has closed the first round as leader of the League competition – tied to points with Real Madrid – and qualified for the round of 16 in the Champions League, while last week the team fell in the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup against Atlético de Madrid “.last_img read more

“France? The FEF will be with the Administration and with what it decides for Spain”

first_imgThe President of the Federation also gave his opinion on the decision of France to suspend his league championship, but said that Spain will follow its own path. “The matter of the pandemic is so important that it is time for the maximum prudence. We will be together with our Administration, whatever the path that is drawn”Luis Rubiales told this newspaper.Anyway, the idea that maintains the RFEF is to finish the League Championship. It is the agreement that Luis Rubiales himself, Javier Tebas and the Secretary of State for Sport, Irene Lozano, reached in the so-called Viana Pact. The idea of ​​the RFEF is that the League can end during the months of June and July if there are full health guarantees and it is authorized by the Government of the nation. For the Federation, as Rubiales already said, “the first thing is the health of the players and of all the players in football”, but maintains his idea of ​​finishing the professional competitions according to the agreement reached. Of course, Rubiales makes it clear that it will have to be with the full authorization of the Government to play behind closed doors and in maximum security conditions. If the approval of the Government, the RFEF will not move piece.last_img read more

The moment of Paco León in the purest Isabel Pantoja style in ‘La casa de las flores’

first_imgOn April 23, the third and last season of ‘La casa de las flores’ premiered on Netflix, the successful Mexican comedy drama created by Manolo Caro and starring Cecilia Suárez, Aislinn Derbez, Verónica Castro, David Ostrosky and Paco León, among others. Precisely, the Spanish actor and his sister María León are two of the actors who have managed to gain greater prominence as the story of the well-known De la Mora family and its mythical flower shop progressed.* Contains spoilers *In the final chapter of the last season of the series, we can enjoy the link between the character of Paulina (Cecilia Suárez) and María José (Paco León) who married for the second time in history. Among those attending the celebration we will see the odd well-known face; And it is that Paz Vega, Leticia Dolera and Miguel Bosé have their particular cameo in the final scenes of ‘La casa de las flores’. “Paulina, I am very excited about this wedding. It is our second wedding but this is more important because this is more me“ says a radiant Maria José. Let us remember that in his first marriage, the character of Paco León was still a man under the name of José María.(embed) (/ embed) With the third full season available on Netflix, Paco León has taken advantage of his social networks to share a fun moment with all the fans from the Manolo Caro series. In the images we can see how the actor intones the already famous “You’re not going to record me anymore” from tonadillera Isabel Pantoja at the gates of her house in Cantora. “They don’t respect anything. Poor María José running with the flask of the mike on her leg. It is that with that dress everything is marked “, Leon writes on his Instagram profile where he adds more than 1.5 million followers.What do you think of the role of Paco León in ‘La casa de las flores’?last_img read more

Ruiz and the umpteenth lesson of Luis

first_imgMiguel Ángel Ruiz, former player and captain of Atlético, recalled on the website of the Madrid club the final of the Copa del Rey played in 1985 against Athletic Bilbao. Ruiz praised the figure of Luis Aragonés, Atlético coach in that final: “We had the experience of two League Cup finals against Real Madrid and Valladolid. In Copa del Rey we had no experience in this regard, but it was secondary because Luis Aragonés had us aware. We could end the season well. It was a calm tension. The good thing was that it got intensity but always leaving you room, I knew who to push and how far “.Miguel Ángel Ruiz played from 1977 to 1987 in Atlético. In that team there were many players trained in the rojiblanca quarry: Rubio, Quique Ramos, Marina … Ruiz was the captain of that generation of footballers trained at home. He won the aforementioned Copa del Rey in 1985 and the Spanish Super Cup the following season. Later he went to Malaga. The rojiblanco captain continued talking about the final cup: “In these games special work is done in the week and there is no more pressure on the previous one, because you already know what is being played. Luis put us on the board and spoke slightly about the rival but said that what is important is what you are going to do on the field and he explained to us. We knew Athletic very well, we were very good at it and we were very prepared for that game. “ Ruiz admitted that it was “a very important moment in his career, for all that generation of the club, that we came in droves from the branch. In that final seven footballers were from the quarry. We had been at the club for about eight years without winning a title. In that season we had been on the verge of winning the League against Barcelona and we had lost the final of the League Cup against Real Madrid. It was a game that we could not escape “Ruiz added in the video that Atlético broadcast.last_img read more