Messi’s Coronation
Messi’s Coronation

As a Barcelona supporter, it was great to see Lionel Messi put a hat trick on Atletico Madrid in the 1st leg of their Round of 16 Copa Del Rey tie at the Vicente Calderon. It was a performance that the Spanish & Catalan media were gushing over especially since […]

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid – Preview
Barcelona vs. Real Madrid – Preview

    VS.    The Spanish Superclásico is nearing kickoff and this is one of the most anticipated Superclásicos in recent memory. The match at the Camp Nou features the most potent offensive team in Europe against a side in the midst of a run of undesirable results. Currently, Barcelona sit in 1st place […]

La Liga Week 14 Scores
La Liga Week 14 Scores

Home Teams Listed First Villarreal 3 – 3 Getafe VIL: Pires 54′, Egruen 82′, Rossi 85′ GET: Granero 9′, Gavilán 17′, Casquero 30′ Sporting Gijón 2 – 5 Atlético Madrid SPO: Bilic 2′, David Barral 60′ ATM: Agüero 5′ & 40′, Forlán 57′ & 81′, Maxi 72′ Barcelona 4 – […]

Copa Del Rey – Round of 16 Draw
Copa Del Rey – Round of 16 Draw

  1st Leg – January 7, 2nd Leg – January 14 [Home Team - 1st Leg Listed First] Racing Santander – Valencia winner VS. Sevilla FC – Deportivo La Coruña winner Osasuna – Athletic Bilbao winner VS. Sporting Gijón – Valladolid winner Polideportivo Ejido – Espanyol winner VS. Atlético Madrid […]

Week 13 Scores
Week 13 Scores

Week 13 – Home Teams Listed First Sevilla 0 – 3 Barcelona BAR: Eto’o (20′), Messi (78′ & 93′) Getafe 3 -1 Real Madrid GET: Albín (3′ & 47′), Uche (81′) RMA: Saviola (55′) Recreativo 1 – 2 Villarreal REC: Adrián Colunga (pen 82′) VIL: Cazorla (26′), Ibagaza (44′) Valladolid […]

Milan’s Galácticos
Milan’s Galácticos

The term “Galáctico“ has become a bad word in football since Real Madrid’s experiment of every year bringing in “superstars” failed.   Los Merengues went through chaos in that time period with too many coaches and too few trophies especially considering the talent they bought. The Galáctico time period from 2002-2006 saw Real Madrid become the […]

La Liga Matchday 11 Scores & Standings
La Liga Matchday 11 Scores & Standings

Week 11 Scores – (Home Teams Listed First) Saturday, November 15 Valladolid 1 – 0 Real Madrid VAL: Canobbio 48′ Valencia 2 – 3 Sporting VAL: Villa pen 51′, Mata 89′ SPO: Luis Morán 19′, David Barral 51′, Diego Castro 80′ Sunday, November 16 Getafe 0 – 2 Sevilla SEV: […]

Week 10 – La Liga Team Of The Week
Week 10 – La Liga Team Of The Week

We have officially hit double digit weeks in the La Liga season which means that we are going to see the separation of the contenders & the pretenders for the title of La Liga Champion.  The energy of starting a new season has worn off and now the grind of a long […]

La Liga Team Of The Week – Week 9
La Liga Team Of The Week – Week 9

Alright, we are back again for another Team Of The Week and I’m a bit late cause I got caught up in the U.S. Presidential Election.  Hopefuly, a nation’s fortunes has changed with the outcome of the election.  Same could be applied to the La Liga Team Of The Week.  The TOW that played matches and/or […]

Week 9 – Scores
Week 9 – Scores

  WEEK 9 SCORES – Home Team Listed First Malaga 1 – 4 Barcelona MAL: Duda 13′. BAR: Xavi 6′ & 52′, Messi 19′, Welington og 81′ Athletic Bilbao 1 – 4 Villarreal ATB: Exteberria 28′. VIL: Rossi 23′, Pires 52′, Cazorla 58′, Altidore 89′ Atletico Madrid 2 – 0 […]

Serie A Team Of The Week
Serie A Team Of The Week

This week’s Serie A Team Of The Week was a tough choice and came down to two teams.  Both teams won in their European matches and won their Serie A games as well.  Taking into consideration the results, opposition, and standings a winner has been decided.  Remember that the TOW played matches and/or […]

La Liga Team Of The Week – Week 8
La Liga Team Of The Week – Week 8

Its been awhile since a La Liga Team Of The Week has been awarded.  My bad, I’ve been slippin.  Don’t worry I got my good writing boots and there will be no more slippage.  The winner of the La Liga Team Of The Week played matches and or made headlines during the […]

A New Renaissance in Florence
A New Renaissance in Florence

Those of us who paid attention in high school know the Renaissance began in Italy and spread across the West causing a change in art, music, and thought.  Its affects have greatly shaped the modern world.  The center of the Renaissance began in Florence or as it is known in Italy: Firenze.  Talented […]

Serie A – Week 6 Scores
Serie A – Week 6 Scores

(Home Teams Listed First) Saturday, October 4 Lazio 1 – 1 Lecce, LAZ: S. Inzaghi (89′) LEC: Tiribocchi (26′) Inter 2 – 1 Bologna, INT: Ibrahimovic (25′), Adriano (50′) BOL: Veras (56′) Sunday, October 5 Chievo 0 – 2 Fiorentina, FIO: Kuzmanovic (32′), Gilardino (74′) Siena 1 – 0 Roma, […]

Week 6 Scores
Week 6 Scores

Home Teams Listed First: Saturday, October 4 Villarreal 2 – 1 Real Betis VIL: Gonzalo (69′), Joseba Llorente (70′) BET: Damia (20′) Barcelona 6 – 1 Atletico Madrid BAR: Marquez (3′), Eto’o (6′ pen, 18′), Messi (8′), Gudjohnsen (28′), Henry (73′) ATM: Maxi Rodriguez (13′) Sunday, October 5 Osasuna 0 […]

Serie A Team Of The Week – Week Three
Serie A Team Of The Week – Week Three

The third week in Serie A witnessed two of the traditional Italian powers rise to where people are used to seeing them. Inter is in 1st, Juventus in 2nd. In the case of the Team Of The Week, they pulled themselves out of the relegation zone and displayed a hint of their potential. It was a tough choice between […]

La Liga Team Of The Week – Week Three
La Liga Team Of The Week – Week Three

The La Liga Team Of The Week for Week 3 of the Spanish 1st division was an easy choice.   Considering the results and the environments the TOW had to perform in, there is no doubt that the runaway Week 3 winner of the La Liga Team Of The Week is: […]

La Liga Team Of The Week
La Liga Team Of The Week

Welcome to the 1st edition of “La Liga Team Of The Week”  Isn’t this the best part of the sports year.  Mainly because its the start of football season, both American and International aka Real football.   Its gonna be one great season and hopefully as a Barca fan, the Blaugrana […]