Dec 10 (Reuters) - Athletic Bilbao won their first La Liga match since their opener in August when an added-time penalty from veteran striker Aritz Aduriz secured a 1-0 win over Girona for newly-installed manager Gaizka Garitano on Monday.
Bilbao's former goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz had an inspired night for the visitors and it looked like the struggling Basque outfit, who parted company with coach Eduardo Berrizo last week, would go a 14th league game without a victory.
La Liga's plans to stage a match in the United States next month have been derailed after Barcelona, who were scheduled to play Girona in Miami, withdrew their support for the game on Monday following a board meeting.
The Spanish league signed a 15-year agreement with entertainment company Relevent Sports designed to promote the sport and La Liga in North America back in August.
The deal included hosting one regular season Spanish league game on American soil per season -- with Girona's home match...
Ajax's Frenkie de Jong insists there is no agreement with Paris Saint-Germain or any other club and said that he will not be leaving in January, but his father thinks a summer move is "95 percent certain" and hinted that Barcelona is the preferred destination for the midfielder.
John de Jong told Voetbal Primeur that his son has a "luxury problem," and there is a good chance that he will leave Ajax.
"He must decide himself and he is smart enough to make that decision," he said. "Frenkie will probably...
Joachim Low has told ZDF TV he would be interested in joining Real Madrid when his time as Germany coach comes to an end but is unlikely to work in the Bundesliga.
Low, who has worked for the German FA since 2004 and is under contract until 2022, led Germany to the 2014 World Cup.
But following what he called "an overall bad year" in which the defending champions went out in the World Cup group stages and were relegated from UEFA Nations League Group A, Low said he had started looking to the future.