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La Liga News: 14 July 2015; RFEF Hold La Liga Draw, Elche Denied Relegation Appeal

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Calendario Liga BBVA y Liga Adelante Temporada 2015-2016 | Liga de Fútbol Profesional
Full schedule for all La Liga teams.

Sergio Ramos staying at Real Madrid - Florentino Perez - ESPN FC
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has given a strong indication that Sergio Ramos will remain at the club this summer. Ramos, 29, has been strongly linked with Manchester United and has yet to be offered an extension to his current Real contract, which expires in 2017.

Florentino Perez: Iker Casillas asked to leave Real Madrid | Sky Sports
"No one in Real Madrid asked him to leave the club. A few days ago he received an offer from Porto which he told us of immediately and asked us to take it into consideration and make an agreement. There has been a lot of pressure on him the past two years, so although I would have liked him to finish his sporting career in our club, I have to accept his decision."

Real Madrid give Iker Casillas hero’s farewell - Eurosport British
The Real Madrid stopper has drawn the curtains on a wonderful 25-year spell at the club he signed for as a nine-year-old boy, and will now join up with new club Porto. Casillas’ departure will usher in a new era at Real Madrid under Rafael Benitez, with reports strongly suggesting that Manchester United’s David De Gea will replace his fellow Spaniard in between the posts at the Bernabeu.

Casillas receives a hero's welcome upon arrival to Porto - Inside Spanish Football
Casillas gave his final farewell to the fans at the Santiago Bernabeu on Monday afternoon and promptly flew to Porto to finalise his two-year contract with his new club. Casillas arrived with his agent Carlo Cutropia and after being loaded into a black van, Casillas left the airport and was immediately swarmed by over 200 fans chanting ‘Porto! Porto!’ as Casillas’ driver struggled to make his way through the mass of fans trying to get a look at the Spanish international.

Valencia linked with goalkeeping trio | Football Espana
Valencia have been linked with Salvatore Sirigu, Victor Valdes and David Ospina as they look to sign a new goalkeeper. First choice shot-stopper Diego Alves suffered knee ligament damage in May, a setback which is expected to rule him out until the new year.

Report: Barbosa set for Valencia | Football Espana
It is reported that Danilo Barbosa is set to complete a transfer to Valencia after passing a medical. The defensive midfielder, who currently plies his trade for Portuguese outfit Braga, is the Brazil U20 captain.

Swansea striker Michu set for return to Spain with Rayo Vallecano | Daily Express
Swansea are ready to part ways with the 29-year-old after his nightmare loan spell at Serie A side Napoli last season. Just two summers ago, the forward had been valued at £30million after scoring 22 goals in his debut season at the Liberty Stadium.

Elche lose appeal over relegation from La Liga | Sky Sports
Spanish club Elche have lost their appeal against the decision to relegate them from La Liga to the second division over their failure to pay taxes and wages to players. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected the club's appeal, which means they will be replaced in the top flight with Eibar.

Jonathas explains Elche exile | Football Espana
Elche striker Jonathas has maintained that he has not gone AWOL, instead pointing the blame at the club for not allowing him back into Spain. The Brazilian’s future at Martinez Valero remains in the balance following the side’s demotion to La Segunda for non-football reasons.

Real Mallorca announce preseason tour of Germany | RealMallorca
Real Mallorca have announced they will participate in a three game tour of Germany during their preseason preparations. This is a new move for the island side who have predominantly spent preseason in either Austria or the Netherlands. But now that Utz Claassen is in sole control of the club, the link with Germany is expected to continue strengthening with the UK a secondary target.

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