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Vasquez extends his contract for two seasons

Manager Fernando Vazquez has extended his contract with Deportivo for two seasons with a third option in case the Coruña team ascends to the Primera Division in the first or second attempt.

The Galician coach, who joined Deportivo last February, met this afternoon with team president Augusto Cesar Lendoiro, and both sides have reached a tentative agreement that will be finished in the next few hours, as acknowledged by the coach after his meeting with the leader of the club.

Deportivo, on its website, reported that “both parties came closer to an agreement to extend” the coach on the Galician team bench next season. “They only need to nail down some final administrative specifications, necessary at these times,” said the club. Continue reading Vasquez extends his contract for two seasons

Real Sociedad leaps over Valencia into the Champions League

Even though the league title, Copa del Rey, and Champions League had already been decided weeks ago, there was still enough drama to be jam-packed into the last weekend of matches in La Liga. The contest at Riazor between Deportivo and Real Sociedad proved to be exciting down to the last minute.

Sociedad came into the match knowing they had a chance, with a win, to leapfrog Valencia who stood fourth place in the table with 65 points. Real had 63 points, meaning the necessary outcome was a win, and a definitive Valencia loss, no tie.

Deportivo was playing with a lot on the line as well, as they were seeking to avoid relegation. Four teams – Mallorca, Deportivo, Zaragoza, and Celta Vigo – were all fighting to not be named in the league table’s last three. Coming into the match with 35 points, all Deportivo needed was a win, and they would remain in the Primera Division. Continue reading Real Sociedad leaps over Valencia into the Champions League