Deportivo Alaves

Deportivo Alaves, S.A.D. (Spanish pronunciation: [depoɾˈtiβo alaˈβes]; Sporting Alaves), usually abbreviated to Alaves, is a Spanish football club based in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Alava, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country. Founded on 1 July 1920 as Sport Friends Club, it has played in the highest football category of The Liga Nacional de Futbol Profesional, La Liga, since the 2016–17 season.

It is recognized as the third most successful team in the Basque Country following Athletic Club of Bilbao and Real Sociedad de Futbol of San Sebastian. Its biggest success was in 2001 when, in the year of its debut in European competition, it reached the final of the 2001 UEFA Cup Final, where it played against Liverpool. It was defeated 5–4 by golden goal. In 2017, the club reached the final of the Copa del Rey, losing out 3–1 to Barcelona.

The team's home kit is blue and white-striped shirt, blue shorts and white socks. It holds home matches at the 19,840-seater Mendizorrotza Stadium and uses other facilities located in Ibaia dedicated to training.

Deportivo Alaves
14 May 2021, 04:00
Sancho 'pushing' for Man Utd transfer as Red Devils target 'perfect' midfielder
Jadon Sancho has reportedly instructed his agent to push for a transfer to Manchester United this summer, while there is an update on Facundo Pellistri, who is on loan at Deportivo Alaves
28 April 2021, 15:15
Chukwueze challenges Messi and Courtois for LaLiga Player of the Month award
The Nigeria international has been shortlisted for the Spanish topflight's monthly prize alongside the Real Madrid and Barcelona stars
25 April 2021, 17:01
Chukwueze bags assist as Villarreal surrender lead in defeat to Barcelona
The Nigeria international made a frantic effort in an attempt to help the Yellow Submarine avoid their second consecutive loss
23 April 2021, 22:18
Preview: Huesca vs. Getafe - prediction, team news, lineups
Huesca will look to break out of the La Liga relegation zone on Sunday, when they welcome Getafe to the Estadio El Alcoraz.
2 November 2020, 14:11
Barcelona vs Dynamo Kyiv Match Preview
Alarms are activated at Camp Nou last weekend when Barcelona once again failed to secure victory in La Liga. Deportivo Alaves were the ones to stop them this time. Ronald Koeman's squad pretty much dominated the whole match, created opportunities and were better opponent, but still couldn't find a way to score the winning goal.
5 October 2020, 23:19
Aston Villa release Orjan Nyland
Aston Villa have announced the departure of goalkeeper Orjan Nyland by mutual consent. The 30-year-old joined the West Midlands outfit from Ingolstadt in 2018 and went on to make 35 appearances for the club in all competitions. However, following the arrival of Emiliano Martinez from Arsenal, Nyland fell down the pecking order at Villa Park and turned out just once for Dean Smith 's side this season - a 3-1 victory against Burton Albion in the EFL Cup.
11 September 2020, 10:48
Newcastle send Florian Lejeune on loan to Alaves
Newcastle defender Florian Lejeune has joined LaLiga club Alaves on a season-long loan deal, the Premier League club has announced. The 29-year-old Frenchman will play alongside former Magpies team-mate Joselu in Spain. A club statement said: " Newcastle United defender Florian Lejeune has completed a loan move to Spanish LaLiga side Deportivo Alavés for the duration of the 2020/21 season.
20 August 2020, 09:12
Feddal: Sporting CP sign Morocco and Real Betis centre-back
The Morocco international has agreed on a deal with the Estadio Jose Alvalade outfit that will keep him at the club until 2022
31 July 2020, 21:00
Exclusive: Ghana's Twumasi tips Chelsea for FA Cup despite defensive worries
The Black Stars winger looks ahead to Saturday's cup final between the two London rivals
24 July 2020, 10:28
Transfer Market LIVE: Newcastle keen on Jovic, Valencia want big money for Ferran...
11:50. Liverpool are interested in signing Real Betis centre-back Aissa Mandi, according to Estadio Deportivo. The potential departure of Dejan Lovren could see the Algerian come in and compete with Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip. 11:25. Alaves are already looking to get their summer business underway.
19 July 2020, 22:53
Messi beats Benzema to break La Liga record with seventh Pichichi award
After a double against Deportivo Alaves, the Argentina international finished the league season with 25 goals
19 July 2020, 22:38
Setien: My relationship with Messi is good
Barcelona players had smiles back on their faces after a 5-0 win over Alaves, and now the aim is sinking Napoli in Europe
19 July 2020, 16:59
Deportivo Alavés v Barcelona Match Report, 19/07/2020, Primera División
Lionel Messi scored twice and played a key role in other goals as Barcelona hit five in their final LaLiga game of the season.
19 July 2020, 16:30
Messi breaks La Liga assist record
The Argentina international broke his former team-mate's record when he set up Ansu Fati for the opener against Deportivo Alaves
16 July 2020, 03:00
'I couldn't believe it!' - Bale's Real Madrid antics slammed by Berbatov
The Welshman's recent behaviour on the sidelines was out of order, according to a former team-mate
15 July 2020, 16:20
'We are all united' - Zidane brushes off Bale exit talk at Madrid
The Welshman's antics on the sidelines over the past week have drawn headlines but his coach insists he remains in the club's plans
15 July 2020, 00:01
Real Betis vs Alaves Match Preview
Real Betis is not at their best form in the league right now, but the dip in form of Deportivo Alaves in the campaign will aid them in closing in on the three points from the clash. The host is not prone to relegation this season in the table and hence will pay for nothing. Alaves need the three points to stay at the top tier next season.
14 July 2020, 10:53
Preview: Mallorca vs. Granada - prediction, team news, lineups
Mallorca welcome Granada to the Visit Mallorca Stadium on Thursday evening knowing that only a win will do if they are to keep any hope of La Liga survival alive. Meanwhile, Granada lie smack-bang in the middle of the table and realistically have little to play for as they head into their penultimate game of the season.
13 July 2020, 22:05
Granada v Real Madrid Match Report, 13/07/2020, Primera División
After an impressive first-half display, Real Madrid were forced to hold on for a 2-1 LaLiga success away to Granada.
12 July 2020, 18:39
Brahim Diaz to join Real Betis on loan?
Real Madrid attacker Brahim Diaz could reportedly join Real Betis on loan for the 2020-21 campaign. The Spaniard joined Los Blancos from Manchester City in January 2019 and made 11 appearances for the capital giants in the second half of the 2018-19 campaign. Diaz has found it difficult to earn minutes for Zinedine Zidane 's side this season, though, making just nine appearances in all competitions.
11 July 2020, 03:29
'We don't control the VAR' - Varane dismisses technology bias towards Real Madrid
After decisions again went Los Blancos' way, the French defender was unfazed by talk about the video technology
11 July 2020, 03:04
'Every game he is phenomenal' - Zidane lauds Courtois after fifth-straight Real Madrid clean sheet
The Belgian stopper was praised by them Los Blancos boss after the team edged closer to reclaiming the title
10 July 2020, 21:58
Real Madrid v Deportivo Alavés Match Report, 10/07/2020, Primera División
Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio did the damage as Real Madrid fended off a gutsy Alaves side to move a step closer to another league title.
10 July 2020, 21:34
Ramon Azeez helps Granada extend unbeaten run against Real Sociedad
The Nigeria international was on parade as the Nasrids secured a hard-fought victory at Reale Seguros Stadium
10 July 2020, 20:23
Marcelo could miss rest of Real Madrid's La Liga campaign
The 32-year-old may be out for the rest of the Spanish side's league seasonbut could be available to face Manchester City in the Champions League
9 July 2020, 00:18
'It is not our business' - Setien worried about Barcelona, not Real Madrid
The Spaniard has stressed his focus remains on his own side and not the La Liga leaders
8 July 2020, 23:52
Suarez: Barcelona must be ready for Real Madrid slip-up in La Liga title race
The leaders are looking for an eighth straight win since the top flight resumed on Friday, when they host Alaves at the Bernabeu
8 July 2020, 15:40
Real Madrid vs Alaves Match Preview
Real Madrid vs Deportivo Alaves Prediction, Betting Tips and Match Preview of the Spanish La Liga match on Friday, 10 July 2020. Kick off 21:00 UK/ 22:00 CET at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium (Madrid). The Los Blancos are four points clear off from Barcelona and they will aim a smooth ride henceforth.
6 July 2020, 13:53
Real Madrid team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Deportivo Alaves
Real Madrid can take another giant stride towards the La Liga title with a home victory over Alaves on Friday evening. Zinedine Zidane 's men currently boast a four-point lead over closest rivals Barcelona as a Sergio Ramos penalty was enough to see off Athletic Bilbao at the weekend, although Barca can temporarily close the gap to just one point with victory over relegation-threatened Espanyol on Wednesday.
2 July 2020, 14:21
Valladolid vs Alaves Match Preview
Real Valladolid vs Deportivo Alaves Prediction, Betting Tips and Match Preview of the Spanish La Liga match on Saturday, 4 July 2020. Kick off 18:30 UK/ 19:30 CET at the Estadio Jose Zorrilla. Both teams are not in any near danger of getting relegated this season. Since they play with nothing to lose as the promotion is also farfetched, expect some goals in ninety minutes.
29 June 2020, 11:51
Alaves vs Granada Match Preview
Deportivo Alaves vs Granada Prediction, Betting Tips and Match Preview of the Spanish La Liga match on Wednesday, 1 July 2020. Kick off 18:30 UK/ 19:30 CET at the Estadio Mendizorrotza (Vitoria-Gasteiz). Granada has shown a surprising form of losing their recent home matches while staying unbeaten on the road in the same period.
27 June 2020, 22:01
Atlético Madrid v Deportivo Alavés Match Report, 27/06/2020, Primera División
Saul Niguez and Diego Costa struck as Atletico Madrid overcame a slow start to see off Alaves in LaLiga.
25 June 2020, 11:33
Atletico Madrid vs Alaves Match Preview
Atletico Madrid vs Deportivo Alaves Prediction, Betting Tips and Match Preview of the Spanish LaLiga match on Saturday, 27 June 2020. Kick off 21:00 UK/ 22:00 CET at the Wanda Metropolitano. Diego Simeone's men have been the sole team that's been able to challenge the two heavyweights in the Spanish top flight this past decade.
23 June 2020, 12:40
Alaves vs Osasuna Match Preview
Deportivo Alaves vs Osasuna Prediction, Betting Tips and Match Preview of the Spanish LaLiga match on Wednesday, 24 June 2020. Kick off 18:30 UK/19:30 CET at the Estadio Mendizorrotza (Vitoria-Gasteiz). Both teams are with the same points in the league table and we can expect a tight encounter when CD Alaves locks horns with Osasuna in yet another league clash at Mendizorrotza stadium.
21 June 2020, 18:43
Ghana's Aidoo features as Celta Vigo climb up La Liga table
The Black Stars defender featured once more for the Sky Blues as they the moved out of the La Liga relegation zone
19 June 2020, 07:19
Celta Vigo vs Alaves Match Preview
Celta Vigo vs Deportivo Alaves Prediction, Betting Tips and Match Preview of the Spanish LaLiga match on Sunday, 21 June 2020. Kick off 13:00 UK/ 14:00 CET at the Estadio de Balaidos (Vigo). Celta Vigo is struggling not to fall into the relegation zone in the league table. Deportivo Alaves is eight points ahead of the host in the league table, but their problems on the road will probably give the points away at Vigo.