Sevilla midfielder Ivan Rakitic is ignoring the latest round of rumors suggesting he could be on the move this summer.
Liverpool and Chelsea have been strongly linked with the Croatia international, who continues to shine for his current employers in La Liga.
Fresh reports claim that Atletico Madrid are now ready to join the chase for the highly-rated 25-year-old.
Ten-man Sevilla won 1-0 at Rayo Vallecano on Sunday to end a six-game winless streak in the Spanish league.
The much-needed victory lifted Sevilla to within five points of sixth place and Spain's last Europa League spot.
After a drab first half by both sides, fullback Jorge ''Coke'' Andujar headed in Ivan Rakitic's free kick to grab the 57th-minute winner...
Sevilla chairman Jose Castro has revealed that star player Ivan Rakitic is set to sign a new deal at Ramon […]
€40m Manchester United and Liverpool target set to sign a new contract - originally posted on Soccerlens.comDuring the January transfer window, La Liga expert Gulliem Balague wrote that Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool’s target Sevilla’s Ivan Rakitic is almost certain to leave in the summer.
The 25-year-old has been in stunning form this season, scoring 10 goals and...
Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido has quit the Spanish league club after being sentenced to seven years in prison.
Del Nido presided over the most successful period in club history with a pair of UEFA Cups among the trophies won since his arrival in 2002 as president and a major shareholder.
The 56-year-old Del Nido offered apologies and defended his innocence to the club&...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2013
Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido will resign from the Spanish league club after being sentenced to seven years in prison.
Sevilla says Del Nido has convened a board meeting on Monday when he will hand in his resignation. Vice president Jose Castro is expected to replace him.
Del Nido, the president since 2002, was found guilty of embezzlement and corruption relating to a case...
Anything happening with Samardzija?
Tom Loxas reported that the Cubs and Jays might be close last weekend, but since then nothing as happened, and other sources (i.e. Julie's) say not much is happening. I don't really see much happening either. Still, Loxas's sources seem to think that the Cubs want to get some resolution on Samardzija before Thanksgiving/the Winter...
Pitching coach Chris Bosio, bullpen coach Lester Strode, catching coach Mike Borzello and staff assistant Franklin Font will all return to Chicago in 2014 and be joined by dugout coach Brandon Hyde, hitting coaches Bill Mueller and Mike Brumley, first base coach Gary Jones, and quality assurance coach Jose Castro.
As friend of the blog Cubs Den shared today, the Cubs have announced some new coaching hires. Let’s run them down really quickly:
Bench Coach: Brandon Hyde; Hyde worked last year as the Cubs Director of Player Development.
Hitting coach: Bill Mueller: Mueller has been a hitting coach, scout, and worked in the front office as a special assistant to the GM in Los Angeles...
The Chicago Cubs today announced several members of manager Rick Renteria’s major league coaching staff. Here are the people staying for the Chicago Cubs Coaching staff, and the new additions to the Chicago Cubs Renteria regime.
Chris Bosio (pitching coach), Lester Strode (bullpen coach), Mike Borzello (catching and strategy coach) and Franklin Font (staff assistant) return to...
It was a long season for some teams, especially the ones that finished in last place in their divisions. The Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago White Sox, Houston Astros, Miami Marlins, Chicago Cubs, and Colorado Rockies all found themselves dwelling in the basement. However, take bits and pieces from each and a super squad 25-man roster could be built that would likely be World Series...
KANSAS CITY, MO (November 5, 2012) — The Kansas City Royals today announced that Terry Bradshaw was named the organization’s minor league hitting coordinator. In addition, Jose Castro was named the assistant minor league hitting coordinator while Milt Thompson was named outfield, bunting and baserunning coordinator.
“Terry has been an integral part in the success of...
Unfortunately, this 'stache will not be on display at GABP in '12
In case you missed it, the Redlegs made a couple minor moves earlier this week. Let's catch you up on those shall we?
A swap with the Sox...
On Tuesday the club traded minor league 2B Jose Castro to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for cash (amount undisclosed).
The 25-year old split...
The Chicago White Sox have acquired infielder Jose Castro from the Cincinnati Reds, Mark Gonzalez of The Chicago Tribune reports. The 25-year-old will be assigned immediately to Triple-A Charlotte.
Image by _Tony_B under the Creative Commons License.
As Ozzie Guillen tried to explain his way out of another mess he created with his mouth, Chicago's new manager felt compassion for his predecessor.
Robin Ventura watched and wished the best for Guillen.
''It's a tough day for him,'' Ventura said Tuesday, hours after Guillen apologized in South Florida for comments lauding Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, remarks...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2012
Here is how the Reds prospects performed in the game Wednesday afternoon:
Brodie Greene went 0-2.
Todd Frazier went 0-3.
Jose Castro went 0-1.
Devin Mesoraco went 0-2.
Travis Webb allowed two runs in an inning of work.
The Reds sent Dioner Navarro, Corky Miller and Daryl Jones to the minors. That leaves 28 players left in camp (that are healthy).
Alex Eisenberg has up his Reds...
Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido was sentenced Monday to 7 1/2 years in prison for his involvement in the embezzlement of public funds in the southern Spanish town of Marbella.
Del Nido will also have to pay the Marbella town hall $3.5 million for his role as a lawyer in the corruption ring from 1999-2003.
Marbella's former mayor, Julian Munoz, received the same sentence...
With last weeks Top 25 prospects countdown I have pushed back the normal Monday and Tuesday articles to next week since there was a bunch of stuff that didn’t get mentioned that should have.
Some sad news in the baseball world as Billings Mustangs pitching coach and former MLB pitcher Bob Forsch passed away on Thursday night. The Billings Gazette has some more on Forsch, who had...