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Archives: espanyol

Daniel Jarque: An Untimely Death

Posted on by Andy Pineda

Part one of the 2009-2010 La Liga season preview will be out in the next couple of days, but today is devoted to Daniel Jarque González, who tragically passed away at the age of twenty-six while his RCD Espanyol team … Continue reading

Espanyol, the new golden boys of Catalunya?

Posted on by Matt Langille

As Florentino Perez continues to degrade an already absurd transfer market into new realms of travesty, changes of a more sensible nature are afoot in Catalunya. The air is still calm outside the Nou Camp as the stardust still settles … Continue reading

Champions League Results Thursday

Posted on by Juan Arango

Barca Put On Scoring Clinic Barcelona 5-2 Lyon BAR:  Henry’ (24’, 26’), Messi (39´), Eto´o (42´), Keita (90´+5′) OL:  Makoun (43′), Juninho (48′) BAR adv.  on 6-3 agg. Defending Champs Make Inter Look Not-So Special Manchester United 2-0  Inter MAN:  … Continue reading

Game On: Why Barcelona Can Only Blame Themselves For Their Mid-Season Debacle

Posted on by Juan Arango

Carles Puyol’s wiff and Sergio Agüero’s shot past Victor Valdes officially gave meaning to La Liga.   If you were to say to anyone with half a brain that Real Madrid would be four points from the top at the beginning … Continue reading

La Liga Week 22 Scores And Standings

Posted on by Juan Arango

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 … Continue reading

Spain-England Friendly As Well As Other Matches In Spanish Territory Considered “High Risk”

Posted on by Juan Arango

The ugly shadow of racism and xenophobia are creeping in quickly as the international friendly between Spain and England looms larger.    The Commission Against Violence, Racism, Xenophobia, and Hate in Sport has classified this match to be held in Sevilla … Continue reading

Copa del Rey Semis- Away Leg

Posted on by Juan Arango

Wednesday Sevilla 2 Athletic 1 SEV: Duscher (61′), Acosta (90′+2′) ATB: Llorente (42′) ——————————– Barcelona 2 Mallorca 0 BAR: Henry (34′), Márquez (73′)

Ahumada Transfer Falls Through At The Last Minute

Posted on by Juan Arango

The final hours in the European transfer market usually make for big splashes and as well as some that leave people scratching their heads.  This time around the market left everyone with a sense of dissatisfaction as very little went … Continue reading

Espanyol Reloads With Ahumada

Posted on by Juan Arango

Mauricio Pochettino showed off his vast knowledge of the game by suggesting names from South America as potential reinforcements for the team as they try to battle against relegation. According to Friday’s digital edition of Sport, Los Pericos agreed to … Continue reading

Doodle of The Day

Posted on by Juan Arango

Hope and Change For Espanyol? “They will not be met easily or in a short span of time. But know this, America – they will be met. On this day, we gather because we have chosen hope over fear, unity … Continue reading

Boixos Nois To Show Up In Catalan Derby

Posted on by Juan Arango

The infamous ultra-right blaugrana following, the Boixos Nois, said they would be in full force at the upcoming Copa del Rey quarterfinal matchup between Barcelona and Espanyol at the Olimpic Monjuic in what will be officially the teams’ final meeting … Continue reading

Mané Gets Sacked For Pochettino

Posted on by Juan Arango

As we mentioned earlier on Monday, all things looked like Mané would get his walking papers- and he did.  The Basque coach was only able to win one game during his 49-day tenure.  The lone win came at the hands … Continue reading

Mané To Be Sacked?

Posted on by Juan Arango

The Espanyol season seems to be going down the tubes with every passing week.  The Málaga loss debacle could have placed the writing on the wall, more importantly it could have cost the team’s second coach this season his job.  … Continue reading

Copa del Rey Quarters

Posted on by Juan Arango

 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 … Continue reading

La Liga Week 17 Scores

Posted on by Juan Arango

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 … Continue reading

Historic Weekend In La Liga

Posted on by Juan Arango

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 … Continue reading

Copa Del Rey Fixture

Posted on by Juan Arango

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, … Continue reading

Kameni At A Crossroads

Posted on by Juan Arango

Sometimes in adverse moments is when you learn your greatest lessons.  Carlos Kameni became one of the most popular players on the Espanyol squad for the past few years.  He has been there during the highest highs and -right now- … Continue reading