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Manchester United midfielder Herrera named in match-fixing case

A Spanish judge has named Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera amongst 42 people in an alleged match-fixing case.

The Basque midfielder was part of the Real Zaragoza team that played in a 2-1 win over Levante at the end of the 2010-11 season that is under investigation.

It is unknown if Ander Herrera will face prosecution. Credit: PA

Herrera was listed along with every other player than represented their club, along with the Zaragoza manager and president.

It has previously been reported in court that the Levante team were offered £766,000 to lose the match.

The judge will now decide whether any prosecutions are required.

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Spain call-up young English goalkeeper Whalley

Real Zaragoza's English goalkeeper Oscar Whalley has received his first call-up to the Spain Under-21 squad.

Whalley, 20, has an English father and Mexican mother, but was born and brought in the Spanish city.

The stopper has impressed this season playing the the Spanish second division.

He has previously stated his preference would be to play for England.

Shepherds drive thousands of sheep through Madrid

More than 2,000 sheep meandered through central Madrid today as shepherds made use of their ancient grazing and droving rights.

The shepherds have to move their livestock from the mountainous areas, which will soon be under snow, to winter grazing grounds in southern Spain.

The so-called La Transhumancia migration route passes along Madrid's Alcala Street by the famous landmark Cibeles Fountain.

Madrid used to be a rural hamlet and for over 800 years farmers have being droving their animals along a route that now lies through the capital city.

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