Juan Ramón López Muñiz brought Málaga into La Liga in 2008 after a two-year hiatus in the second division. Throughout his playing career, he played on teams constantly scrambling either to stay in La Liga or to be promoted to the first division. He knows the mentality that a team […]
The thrilling race at the top of La Liga came to a head last weekend, when Barcelona dropped two points at surging Almería, and Real Madrid fought back from a 0-2 deficit to win against Sevilla in the second minute of stoppage time 3-2. Now the two exemplars of Spanish […]
A ridiculous question with what should be a simple answer. First, a cursory investigation. Is Barcelona on top of the standings in La Liga? Yes. Has Barcelona obtained sixty-one points from twenty-four matches, one more point than it had at the same point last season? Check. Does Barcelona have the […]
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 […]
Week 22 saw Barca and Real Madrid slip away even more from the other 18 teams with contrasting styles of play. Barcelona played with total style and Madrid played a bit more aggressively and had the game mucked up in the middle. Samuel Eto’o scored his 21st goal of the […]
Betis and Zaragoza finalized the terms on the return of Ricardo Oliveira to the Andalucian verdiblancos. Zaragoza agreed to the terms placed on the table by Manuel Ruiz de Lopera and Betis board. The only thing that Betis are waiting on is the final signature. Oliveira said, “I plan to […]
The Copa del Rey got its draw for the quarterfinals and there are some intriguing matchups. Four of the last Copa del Rey winners are still in the race as well as the winningest club in this tournament. Barcelona-Espanyol The big matchup right now is is the Catalan derby being […]
What a way to celebrate Raúl’s 500th appearance in Spanish first division. In addition to achieving such a milestone, Raúl also scored his 212th career goal in the 16th minute courtesy of a Gonzalo Higuaín pass into the box and the Madrid starlet took advantage of the jewel.
As if their lead was not wide enough, Barcelona could really seem uncatchable with only two weeks left in the first half of the season. It’s not going to be easy for the blaugrana as they will face current cellar dwellers in Osasuna.
This round of the Copa del Rey has some intriguing storyline. The biggest game of the stage is undoubtedly Barcelona and Atlético Madrid. The biggest player on the field on Tuesday will be Lio Messi. Players like Samuel Eto’o, Sergio Agüero, Xavi, and Carles Puyol missing from the pitch […]
Week 17 was one of returns,debuts, goals, and quite a dose of controversy.
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 […]
When the final whistle sounded at Vicente Calderón Stadium on Saturday, the celebrations spread throughout the crowd of 49,000 because for the first time in 55 weeks league-leading Barcelona had been knocked off the summit of La Liga by Atletico Madrid…technically. The Atleti had assumed first place in the Spanish […]
During a successful summer of soccer in the United States when it comes to TV viewing figures, Univision and FOX Sports have been reporting favorable numbers for their coverage of this summer’s CONCACAF Gold Cup. Some of the latest numbers include: • 3.7 million watched the Mexico-Guatemala game on Univision, […]
What’s most revealing about the demise of Tottenham Hotspur is not how Juande Ramos appears so dispassionate and out of his depth on the touchline, but how Spurs fans are blaming the downfall of their club on Damien Comolli and not Ramos. In two separate polls conducted by EPL Talk, […]
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger claims Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has no reason to complain about his team’s fixture pile-up because of the vast wealth enjoyed by top Premier League clubs. Wenger’s league leaders face Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday as Klopp struggles with a severe injury list, and to make […]
NBC’s live coverage of the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United led the way last weekend in the most-viewed soccer game on US television. An average of 779,000 watched the game, which was televised live on the NBCSN from 11am to 1pm ET on Sunday, February 7. Altogether, […]
If you’re looking for tickets for either or both of Arsenal’s friendlies in the United States this summer, here are all of the details you need. First, Arsenal plays in the MLS All-Star Game on July 28 at the Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. That’s followed by a friendly […]
They both hold dual nationality but Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala can expect thousands of fellow Argentinians to be glued to their sets Saturday when Juventus host Napoli in a top-of-the-table clash in Italy’s Serie A. With 24 goals in as many league games Higuain is blazing a record-setting trail […]
Stoke City’s Spanish striker Bojan Krkic has signed a new four-and-a-half-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. Bojan, capped once by Spain, signed from Barcelona in July 2014 and made an encouraging start to life at the Britannia Stadium, only to be struck down by a serious knee […]
John Terry is a “big name” player who would attract interest from several club sides in Qatar, his former Chelsea teammate Gianfranco Zola said on Thursday. The Italian was speaking publicly for the first time since his current side — Al-Arabi — was linked to the Chelsea captain following Terry’s […]