Poll:  Should "Exxon" Valdés Remain Barca's Number One?
Poll: Should "Exxon" Valdés Remain Barca's Number One?

After Barcelona’s poor run of form in the past few weeks, goalkeeper Victor Valdés is at the center of the storm.  Do you think it is time for Josep Guardiola to make a change there? Should Victor Valdés remain Barcelona’s starting goalkeeper? ( surveys)

I Am Not The One That Talked About Barcelona's Invincibility
I Am Not The One That Talked About Barcelona's Invincibility

Please stop giving me grief about the comments that came out in the papers today. You got the wrong guy. I am not the one that is optimistic about Mallorca’s ability to overturn a 2-0 first leg deficit against Barcelona in the Copa del Rey. They are inspired and Gregorio […]

Benzema Being Saved For Barca Return Leg?
Benzema Being Saved For Barca Return Leg?

Lyon is currently en route to an eighth straight Ligue1 title, but that could have suffered a huge hit after this weekend. According to the French media, Lyon forward Karim Benzema will miss this week’s matchups against Lille but will be ready to go for the Champions League return leg […]

Guti To Say Goodbye In 2011
Guti To Say Goodbye In 2011

If there is a player that is as synonymous to Real Madrid as Raúl it is Guti. Now this idol plans to do what Madrid’s all-time leading scorer insinuated earlier in the week. He, like Raúl has insinuated, that his last season at the Santiago Bernabéu will be in 2011. […]

Barcelona Are Humbled In Catalan Derby
Barcelona Are Humbled In Catalan Derby

Barcelona brags about having one of the best youth systems in the world. Today was one of the days where they truly did not want to hear about it. In the mid-90’s a kid named Iván de La Peña came up and went up the ranks quickly. He got to […]

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!!!!
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!!!!

Soccer writers, bloggers, pocasters, etc…. you think you know all that, bring it!!!! Send me your predictions for the upcoming Champions League to madaboutfutbol@me.com. Show your colleagues exactly what you know and be able to rub it in their faces!!! Grand prize, an inflated ego!!!!!

Miami MLS Bid Takes Huge Hit
Miami MLS Bid Takes Huge Hit

Right now the reason that is en vogue is the economy, and for Barcelona that is the weapon of choice.  In a span of four months what seemed to be the greatest business venture in American soccer history might be going up in smoke.  Spanish publications Sport and El País […]

Doodle of the Day
Doodle of the Day

A Few Months Ago… The presentation of the one who supposed to be the big reinforcement for the Champions League. Now… The presentation of the sofa in which Huntelaar will be watching the Champions League from.

Zubizarreta Interview
Zubizarreta Interview

As I find them on the internet, I will either post the link or get the file. On Sunday, former Barcelona goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta will be interviewed by Colombian radio network Caracol.  As soon as the interview is available, it will be posted here on La Liga Talk. Oh, if […]

Maradona Becomes A Grandpa!
Maradona Becomes A Grandpa!

One of Diego Maradona´s dreams after his playing days were over was to become a grandfather.  On Thursday that dream came true.  After a one-year relationship between Atlético Madrid striker Sergio Agüero and Maradona´s younger daughter Gianina, destiny gave football it´s ultimate child. Benjamín Lionel Agüero Maradona… whoo that was […]

Milan, City Getting Ready To Eto’o Swoop?
Milan, City Getting Ready To Eto’o Swoop?

Barcelona’s urgency to lock up Cameroonian goalscorer Samuel Eto’o with a long-term contract has increased significantly. Gazzetta dello Sport reported today that AC Milan and the player’s agent have begun talking after the player said this will most likely be the last season for him at the Nou Camp.  For […]

Inspired Betis End Barca Run
Inspired Betis End Barca Run

All tihngs come to an end and for Barcelona Their ten-match winning streak came to an end.  It was early December since Barcelona last played and not get the three points.    Still based on their result at the Manuel Ruiz de Lopera and the likeliness of Madrid winning at El […]

Doodles of the Day
Doodles of the Day

X-ray of a football player’s foot                                  X-ray of  Lio Messi’s  foot If you put together Pelé, Maradona, and Cruyff’s faces… you get this monster. But if you put together their talent… you get this “monster”.

Mad About Football Show #3
Mad About Football Show #3

In part one of the latest edition of Mad About Fútbol, the boys are joined by Serie A Talk’s Kevin Walker as we talk about all things Serie A as well as the latest in the international realm. George also explains why he was absent last week and gives us […]

Barcelona Third Kit Raises Eybrows
Barcelona Third Kit Raises Eybrows

El Blaugrana reported that Barcelona’s third uniform for the 2009-10 season will be quite controversial. Some who might get caught off-guard, might think that Palermo have invaded the Nou Camp. That will be part of the controversy as Barcelona will be wearing pink in addition to their orange away kits […]

Doodle of the Day
Doodle of the Day

“I can confirm… that Real Madrid has begun to put together money in order to obtain Cristiano Ronaldo…”