All posts tagged "Spain"

  • Now would be the time to drop Iker Casillas

    There are two types of goalkeepers – the early bloomer and the late bloomer.  Tim Howard is one of the latter; at 35 he seems to be reaching his prime after an incredible World Cup this summer,...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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  • MOTD- Atletico Madrid 1-1 Barcelona

    Atletico Madrid have never been favorites to win any silverware this season. When the season started, the club had not won the Spanish La Liga in over a decade and were yet to even advance to the...

    • Posted May 17, 2014
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  • Former Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova dies aged 45

    Former Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova has tragically lost his battle with throat cancer aged 45. The Spanish born manager, who was in charge of Barcelona during the 2012/2013 season, had his managerial career cut short by cancer,...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • MOTD- Real Madrid 2-1 Barcelona

    There was undoubtedly a glimpse of the future on view as Real Madrid triumphed over Barcelona in the Copa Del Rey final. Not of a future in which Madrid dominate Barcelona, but there was glimpses of the...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Five La Liga Wonderkids

    One unique thing about Spanish football is the amount of youth talent it produces, and after the financial problems of recent seasons the number is only increasing with the clubs being forced to turn to their academies....

    • Posted April 1, 2014
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  • MOTD- Real Madrid 3-4 Barcelona

    On a night with multiple records broken, seven goals scored, a sending off, fights, and missed chances, it’s fair to say that “El Clasico” lived up to it’s name. Although Real Madrid provided the match with it’s...

    • Posted March 23, 2014
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  • MOTD- Atletico Madrid 2-2 Real Madrid

    Atletico Madrid did the the most they could have possibly done.  Diego Simeone’s side did an incredible job of silencing Gareth Bale, and for the most part Cristiano Ronaldo, but in the end it was impossible for...

    • Posted March 2, 2014
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  • MOTD- Real Sociedad 3-1 Barcelona

    Barcelona were coming into the match off of a strong dominant 2-0 away victory over one of, if not the, best sides in England in Manchester City, so to suffer a horrendous two goal loss to Real...

    • Posted February 22, 2014
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  • Barcelona charged over tax fraud in Neymar signing

    Barcelona have been charged over tax fraud by a Spanish court over Neymar’s highly controversial move to the Catalan giants which has already cost Barcelona president Sandro Rosell his job.  The transfer has been shrouded in mystery...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • MOTD- Atletico Madrid 0-2 Real Madrid (agg 0-5)

    Real Madrid came into the second leg of the Copa del Rey tie with Atletico Madrid expecting to ease through to the final, and despite the anger of the Atletico fans, did exactly that. It wasn’t as...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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