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 RCD Espanyol -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Espanyol are one of several Spanish football clubs granted patronage by the (Click link for more info and facts about Spanish crown) Spanish crown and thus entitled to use "Real" (Royal) in their names and the royal crown in their logo.
Espanyol play in the Estadi (Click link for more info and facts about Lluís Companys) Lluís Companys, site of the 1992 Barcelona (The modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country) Olympic Games.
From the start of the 2005/06 they will return to Sarrià, their traditional area of the city, where a new stadium is being built specifically for the team.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/rc/rcd_espanyol2.htm   (225 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Espanyol, who stay bottom with eight points, had their hopes raised briefly in the eighth minute when former Barcelona striker Jordi Cruyff headed the ball into goal off a free-kick by Ivan de la Pena.
Espanyol’s Antonio Soldevilla got his second yellow card and marching orders in the 60th minute for elbowing Gerard Lopez in the face while Barcelona were left with eight players when Dutchman Philip Cocu was sent off for a foul in the 74th minute.
Espanyol were also reduced to eight players two minutes before the final whistle when Alberto Lopo got a second yellow card for a foul on Kluivert.
www.telegraphindia.com /1031215/asp/sports/story_2680383.asp   (527 words)

 RCD Espanyol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RCD Espanyol de Barcelona (Catalan: Reial Club Esportiu Espanyol, Spanish: Real Club Deportivo Espanyol (not Español), English: Royal Spanish Sports Club) is a football club based in Barcelona, Spain.
In 1909 this club was effectivly relaunched as Club Deportivo Espanol and in 1910 they adopted the present day colours in honour of Admiral Roger de Lluria, a Catalan naval hero.
Espanyol are one of several Spanish football clubs granted patronage by the Spanish crown and thus entitled to use f"Real" in their names and the royal crown on their badge.This privilege was granted to Espanyol in 1912 by King Alfonso XIII and the club subsequently became known as Real Club Deportivo Espanol.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/RCD_Espanyol   (585 words)

 GN Online: Barcelona club beat Al Wasl 2-0
The host team clearly lacked the strength in depth to cope with the Spanish side and though they briefly held their own, as the visitors struggled to adjust to the hot and humid conditions, it was always going to be a one-sided contest.
After the match, Espanyol coach Juan de la Cruz Ramos, who is reportedly facing the axe following their dismal form this season in the Spanish Premier League which has resulted in the side scoring just one point from five games, said he was happy with the whole Dubai experience.
Espanyol are a three-time Spanish Cup winner who finished 10th in the Spanish Premier League last season.
www.gulf-news.com /Articles/print.asp?ArticleID=65695   (654 words)

 sport.iafrica.com | today's news Barca held by Espanyol
Kameni's exploits were even more admirable considering Espanyol were reduced to 10 men after 65 minutes when Daniel Jarque was given a red card for a high challenge and catching Rafa Marquez in the face with his boot.
Espanyol did not spend the game on the back foot until the dismissal of Jarque, and had their own chances during the first hour, with both Maxi Rodriguez and Dani Garcia going close in an exciting match.
Barcelona extend their lead over bitter rivals Real Madrid to nine points, and Espanyol move up to third, although the rest of the Spanish first division teams have a game in hand and play on Wednesday.
sport.iafrica.com /news/420588.htm   (483 words)

 sport.iafrica.com | today Espanyol in desperate relegation scrap
Espanyol, Celta Vigo and Valladolid will enter the final weekend of the Spanish first division not knowing which two of them will join bottom club Murcia in the second division next season.
All three teams have home matches on Sunday, but Espanyol, despite throwing away a two-goal lead in a spectacular 4-2 defeat at Real Mallorca last week, must be odds-on to escape the drop after they host Murcia.
Espanyol have 40 points from their 37 games, and are perched one place above the relegation zone.
sport.iafrica.com /news/324344.htm   (559 words)

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The Poble Espanyol is a district of Barcelona, whose diversity makes it different to any other district of the city.
Poble Espanyol is an architectural synopsis of all Spanish communities, it is the possibility to visit, in a couple of hours, a watercolour of the seventeen regions wich make up one of the most fascinating countries of the European Union.
The Poble Espanyol is a lively space for culture and leisure, which plans to extend these exchanges with the different towns of Spain, which are represented by streets and squares, monuments and buildings, to other European regions.
www.barceloca.com /dataDetails-699/en-GB/Poble-Espanyol-barcelona.aspx   (282 words)

 Soccer Fans Network Forums - Espanyol
Espanyol said that the 46-year-old Spaniard had been given a one-year contract and would be presented to the media at the club's Montjuic stadium on Friday.
Espanyol were clinical in front of goal while Betis failed to really test the visiting defence, and despite having several shots, could not even force a serious save in the first half.
Espanyol had entered the game full of confidence with a record breaking start to their season and a 1-0 victory over Real Madrid last weekend in the bag.
forums.soccerfansnetwork.com /showthread.php?t=22043   (3957 words)

Espanyol have told skysports.com that they have had no contact with Liverpool over striking starlet Jonathan Soriano.
However, Espanyol are not in any mood to listen to offers for one of their prized assets.
Other Espanyol stars such as Albert Lopo and Carlos Kameni are being tracked by Premiership clubs, but Parralo insists they will not discuss anything until the summer.
www.liverpoolfc.tv /news/archivedirs/mediawatch/2005/mar/MW7766050314-1050.htm   (225 words)

 BigSoccer Boards - Barca-Espanyol another derby
Espanyol sports director Joan Collet felt his team were the victims of some bad refereeing decisions in the 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid last weekend, and launched a scathing attack on the league.
Nevertheless, Espanyol are a poor side this season, and unless new coach Luis Fernandez can turn things around quickly, there is only one way they are headed.
It was Espanyol who went ahead though, when Jordi Cruyff slipped in behind the defence and headed home a De la Peña cross.
www.bigsoccer.com /forum/printthread.php?t=87071   (1909 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet Europe: Match Preview - Barcelona v Espanyol
Espanyol were 2-0 winners over Barca earlier in the season, and Cocu is taking nothing for granted.
``Espanyol will come here without any pressure; they can't play in Europe and they can't go down, so they'll come here to beat us and give something to their fans,'' he said.
The season has not lived up to expectations for Barca and coach Carles Rexach is expected to depart his role in the summer, perhaps moving to a different role in the club.
www.soccernet.com /europe/2001/20020505/reports/24590_pre.html   (432 words)

 CNN.com - Struggling Espanyol sack Clemente - Nov. 4, 2003
Espanyol sacked their coach Javier Clemente on Tuesday and appointed Luis Fernandez in his place, the Spanish club announced on their Web site.
Espanyol are bottom of the Primera Liga standings with five points from 10 games following their 2-0 defeat at home to Real Zaragoza at the weekend.
Clemente, the former Spanish national team coach, had been in charge at Espanyol since midway through last season, when he came in and saved the side from relegation.
cnn.com /2003/SPORT/football/11/04/espanyol.clemente.reut   (162 words)

 Espanyol hopeful on Saviola - World Soccer News
Javier Saviola's proposed loan move to Espanyol rests upon the player reducing his wage demands and on Barcelona agreeing to pay a percentage of his wages.
The Argentinian playmaker is tempted by the prospect of a move to the city's second team having been told that there is no place for him at Camp Nou next season.
Espanyol boss Miguel Angel Lotina is hopeful a deal can be arranged.
www.worldsoccer.com /news/espanyol_hopeful_on_saviola_news_66796.html   (236 words)

 The Herald News - Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
No one expected much this season from Espanyol, a club that struggled to avoid relegation each of the past three years.
But Espanyol has climbed the La Liga table courtesy of some timely scoring and a strong defense.
Still, Espanyol is confident it can head into the holidays on a positive note.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=13598055&BRD=1710&PAG=740&dept_id=353130&rfi=6   (638 words)

 Espanyol Sports Links - RealSportsNetwork.com
-- Mark Twain Espanyol Marriage is a thing which puts a ring on a woman's finger and two under the man's eyes.
- Henry Louis Mencken Espanyol Love is an emotion that is based on an opinion of women that is impossible for those who have had any experience with them.
If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it ha Espanyol It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
www.realsportsnetwork.com /Soccer_UEFA_Spain_Clubs_Espanyol.html   (1639 words)

 La Liga: Winter break review - Espanyol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Espanyol are the big surprise among the leading clubs in La Liga at this stage, with a fine defensive record being central to their current lofty standing.
After 17 games they have only conceded 12-goals, with the 3:0 defeat at Valencia in the last game before the winter break being the first time that their defence has been breached more than once in any league game this term.
Espanyol 17 9 3 5 18 12 30
www.squarefootball.net /article/inbrief.asp?iid=655   (415 words)

 Xtratime Community - Round 29 : Espanyol - Erreala   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Espanyol started pressuring but Erreala soon got the control of the game and Kovacevic got his 100th goal in an Erreala shirt.
Espanyol were not doing much more but De la Peña found Tamudo again and this time Zubiaurre was the culprit,penalty again.
Amorrortu put De Paula for Xabi Prieto and he was the lucky scorer in the final minutes.2-2 and a fair result in another strange match.
www.xtratime.com /forum/showthread.php?t=156421   (456 words)

 Espanyol add to Real’s miseries : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Argentine forward Maxi Rodriguez scored the lone goal as Espanyol moved into first place in the Spanish league by beating a much-changed and disjointed Real Madrid 1-0.
Espanyol, Osasuna and Valencia, all unbeaten, have seven points, one more than Atletico Madrid, FC Barcelona and Madrid.
Ceasar came to Madrid's rescue after a half hour when Espanyol won a penalty after Samuel was adjudged to have pushed his compatriot Mauricio Pochettino.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/5922_1015055,0015002200000158.htm   (758 words)

 AFP: Espanyol and Murcia sink deeper into relegation trouble
Bottom club Espanyol went down 2-1 at Deportivo La Coruna, while Murcia lost by a smilar score at home to Malaga, with the Costa Del Sol club getting an injury time winner from Manuel Canabal.
Espanyol have now gone five games without a win while Murcia's sorry streak is even worse and stands at 11 games.
Deportivo, whose third place belies their recent shaky form, were rocked when Jordi Cruyff opened the scoring for Espanyol after 16 minutes, the former Manchester United player connecting with a cross from Alex Fernandez.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_kmafp/is_200312/ai_kepm339386   (242 words)

 CNN.com - Maxi boosts Espanyol's Euro hopes - Mar 6, 2005
Jose Emilio Amavisca also scored as Espanyol rose to third place, their highest position since mid-December, when they were second.
Espanyol overcame an early deficit at the Lluis Companys Olympic Stadium after Levante striker Sergio Garcia, on loan from Barcelona, scored in the 24th minute.
Former Spanish international Amavisca equalized with a low, angled shot five minutes later, and Maxi hit the winner with a fierce shot from the edge of the area in the 65th minute.
edition.cnn.com /2005/SPORT/football/03/06/spain.espanyol   (414 words)

 AFP: Escape route still open for Espanyol
The victory means that the Barcelona-based side climb out of the relegation zone, at least for a day, and they keep alive their chances of escaping relegation to the Spanish second division.
Atletico let several first half chances go begging and instead it was Espanyol who broke the deadlock with Brazilian midfielder Fredson heading home an Ivan de la Pena corner after 64 minutes.
Espanyol never looked back after getting their noses in front.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_kmafp/is_200404/ai_kepm454570   (203 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | African | Espanyol sign Kameni
Espanyol paid French club Le Havre the transfer fee sum of US$600,000.
N'Kono played for Espanyol from 1982-1990 and is now on the club's coaching staff.
Kameni was a member of the Cameroon team that won the gold medal at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney and was at the Cup of Nations finals in Tunisia.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/africa/3934069.stm   (258 words)

 Barcelona FC and RCD Espanyol to debut Forum logo on jerseys during summer tournaments · Forum 2004
The Barcelona Football Club and RCD Espanyol Barcelona will debut the Forum Barcelona 2004 logo on their first teams’ jerseys during their respective summer tournaments, which will take place a few days from now.
RCD Espanyol will do so on Thursday, August 21, at the Montjuïc Olympic Stadium, during the 30th edition of the Fernando Lara Memorial City of Barcelona Trophy Tournament.
The inclusion of the Forum logo on the teams’ jerseys is the main stipulation of the collaboration agreements that Forum Barcelona 2004 reached with the Barcelona Football Club and RCD Espanyol in April.
www.barcelona2004.org /eng/actualidad/noticias/html/f04250.htm   (303 words)

 uefa.com - UEFA Cup - News & Features   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Although he has played six times for the Merengues, including one appearance last season in a 1-0 defeat at Espanyol, Juanfran had been training with Madrid's B team ahead of the new campaign.
Nonetheless, Espanyol have no option to buy a player who is contracted to Madrid until 2008.
Espanyol have also seen striker Maxi Rodríguez leave for Club Atlético de Madrid this summer.
www.uefa.com /competitions/UEFACup/news/Kind=1/newsId=326568.html   (164 words)

 CNN.com - Pochettino agrees to help Espanyol - Dec. 29, 2003
Argentine international defender Mauricio Pochettino has returned to Spanish strugglers Espanyol on loan from Bordeaux, the Spanish club said on Monday.
But he now hopes to help bolster Espanyol where the 31-year-old won the Spanish Cup in 2000 during a seven-year stay.
Espanyol, who have just eight points from 17 games and the worst defence record in the league with 33 goals conceded, are at home to Real Mallorca on Sunday.
www.cnn.com /2003/SPORT/football/12/29/espanyol.signing   (323 words)

 ABC Sport - Soccer - Mista the man as leaders Valencia thrash Espanyol
The 2001-02 champions put the hapless Barcelona-based club, who were missing seven first team regulars through injury and also their suspended Cameroon international Pierre Wome, to the sword just before the break.
The result leaves win-less Espanyol stuck on the bottom of the Spanish first division with only two points, and will increase the calls for the immediate sacking of Clemente.
The former Spanish national coach was given a deadline of four matches in which to turn matters around by the club's directors on Wednesday but the public clamour for his departure may force them to go back on that decision.
www.abc.net.au /sport/content/s970398.htm   (787 words)

 Espanyol takes second place - Breaking News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Spain striker Raul Tamudo scored on Sunday to earn Espanyol a 1-0 victory over Zaragoza and lift his team into second place in the Spanish league.
Espanyol has 26 points, nine behind runaway leader FC Barcelona.
Espanyol's surprisingly good form continued with its eighth victory of the season, leaving Zaragoza winless in five games.
www.smh.com.au - !http: //www.smh.com.au/news/Breaking-News/Espanyol-takes-second-place/2004/12/06/1102182180854.html   (534 words)

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