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How New York Cosmos Star Signing Raul Compares to Frank Lampard and David Villa

Spanish and former Real Madrid striker has been confirmed as the newest signing at the New York Cosmos, but how does his playing career and stats compare to fellow New York soccer signings Frank Lampard and David Villa? Although signing prominent (yet past their prime) players is not necessarily a new concept for soccer stateside, as Major League Soccer clubs have managed to secure...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Villa to leave Australia early, future unclear

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Spanish striker David Villa's loan deal with Melbourne City will be cut short after four matches, with apparently no guarantee he will return to Australia's A-League. Melbourne City confirmed Wednesday that Villa will return to his New York City club in Major League Soccer. New York City and Melbourne City are affiliates of English Premier League...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

David Villa set to leave Melbourne City in early November

Melbourne City confirmed star David Villa will leave Australia after the fourth round of the A-League season, with a return date in doubt. The capture of the Spanish forward on a temporary basis from parent club New York City FC was heralded as a major coup for the revamped franchise, despite his stay being limited to the maximum 10 games allowed for a "guest" player. However...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Villa nets 2nd goal of season to give City a draw

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Spanish striker David Villa scored from the edge of the box with three minutes remaining to give Melbourne City a 1-1 draw with Newcastle in Australia's A-League Sunday. Villa, playing in his second match of a 10-match stint with City, also scored in his opening match last weekend. He is on loan from Major League Soccer side New York City. Both New...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Villa scores in A-League debut

SYDNEY (AP) Spanish star David Villa scored on his debut in the A-League to help Melbourne City draw with glamor club Sydney FC 1-1 on Saturday. Villa, who has joined City on a 10-match loan, shrugged off a four-month break to score the equalizer after taking the field as a second-half substitute. Corey Gameiro gave Sydney the lead in the 54th minute but Villa, Spain's leading...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

David Villa Scores On His Melbourne City FC Debut

Former Spain international David Villa came on as a second half substitute and took only 15 minutes to score in his debut for the A-League club. Villa received a strong ovation from both sets of supporters at the Allianz Stadium in Sydney when he came on as a substitute in the 48th minute and was well contained by the home side for most of his time on the pitch. But the striker...
Via World Soccer Talk
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Emotional David Villa breaks down in final WC match

An emotional David Villa broke down in tears, crying in his final World Cup match for Spain.
Via Gamedayr
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

David Villa’s Transfer to New York City FC Is A Done Deal, Reveals Source

David Villa’s transfer from Atletico Madrid to New York City FC is a done deal, according to a source who confirmed the news to World Soccer Talk. Meanwhile, the Manchester Evening News newspaper has published a photograph of Villa heading into a hospital in Manchester to complete his medical ahead of an announcement that is expected to be made this week. David Villa, Spain...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Villas-Boas hints at Villa bid

Andre Villas-Boas has hinted he could make a move for David Villa but has dismissed speculation linking Tottenham with the Croatian Ante Rebic. Spurs have been linked with Barcelona forward Villa and RNK Split striker Rebic but the manager insists they are just focusing on the battle for fourth place. "He is one of the world's best strikers," said Villas-Boas when...
Via Fox Soccer
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Barcelona's Villa to miss Malaga visit with injury

Barcelona says striker David Villa will miss Sunday's Spanish league game at Malaga due to a leg injury. Villa has hurt a muscle in his right leg and the club says his progress will determine his return to the pitch. Villa scored twice in Barcelona's 5-0 win over second-tier Cordoba in the Copa del Rey on Thursday. The Spain international has 10 goals this season for Barcelona...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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