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Archives: La Liga

Barcelona Slap £28 Million Buy-Out Clause On Munir El Haddadi’s Contract

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Earlier this month, rumors began to surface about the immediate future of Barcelona forward Munir El Haddadi. The 19-year-old had featured in the Catalan club’s first eight matches in La Liga, but has found it hard to break into the Barcelona’s … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti Believes Spain Should Emulate England And Stamp Out Hooliganism

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of his side’s Copa del Rey tie with Cornella tomorrow, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has condemned the events which took place prior to the match between Atletico Madrid and Deportivo de La Coruna on Sunday. The Italian … Continue reading

Lionel Messi Faces Tax Evasion Trial After Appeal Denied

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Lionel Messi is to face a trial for alleged tax evasion after a Spanish court rejected the Barcelona star’s appeal against his prosecution. Messi and his father Jorge are accused of defrauding the Spanish state of more than £3.1 million ($5 … Continue reading

Toni Kroos Settles Into ‘Xabi Alonso’ Role And Real Madrid Are Flourishing

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid were facing questions from fans and the media after the club stumbled at the start of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Carlo Ancelotti’s side had lost the Spanish Supercopa to city rivals, Atletico Madrid. Shortly thereafter the club dropped a league match … Continue reading

A Tale Of Two Teams In The Capital City: Atletico Madrid And Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities. For Atletico Madrid, manager Diego Simeone and their supporters the early part of the season has been “the best of times”. … Continue reading

Cable TV No Longer The Future For The Soccer Viewing Fan

Posted on by Chris Moore
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With cable and satellite prices continuing to increase, many people are joining the cord cutter movement and ditching their television provider services. In fact, 7.6 million Americans have ended their cable/satellite subscriptions according to USA Today. In the report, the … Continue reading

Barcelona Put £45million Price Tag On Cesc Fabregas to Test Arsenal and Man United’s Interest

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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F.C. Barcelona has reportedly put a £45million price tag on Cesc Fabregas’ transfer fee. The Spanish club is looking to trade a few of their players if the right price comes in, trying to clean house and make room for … Continue reading

Will Barcelona or Real Madrid win El Clasico?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

All eyes will be on the clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid with the magnificent Camp Nou playing host to this top of the table meeting of the eternal rivals. Without disregarding or belittling the history behind this intense rivalry … Continue reading

Spain Effective If Unspectacular As They Win Group H in FIFA World Cup 2010

Posted on by Andy Pineda

With an unfathomable yet realistic possibility of an unceremonious exit from FIFA World Cup 2010, the Spanish national football team tussled with a Chilean side that has been one of the most impressive teams in this tournament thus far.  Marcelo … Continue reading

Mallorca Enters Voluntary Administration

Posted on by Andy Pineda

A dispiriting final matchday left Mallorca forty seconds away from qualifying for the Champions League.  Sevilla manager Antonio Álvarez took a huge gamble late in that match by sending Sevilla youth product Rios Lozano Rodri into the match instead of … Continue reading

What David Villa’s Transfer to FC Barcelona Means For Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The rumors, for once, came to fruition, as FC Barcelona will pay a transfer fee of €40 million to Valencia for Spanish international striker David Villa.  This tango (or the sardana for a more local, Catalunyan flair) danced by the … Continue reading

Vicente del Bosque Announces Spain’s Provisional 30-Man Squad For FIFA World Cup 2010 Part Three

Posted on by Andy Pineda

On Tuesday, the goalkeepers and defenders were discussed, and Wednesday, the midfielders were discussed.  With all of the creative talent in the midfield, that will bring the pressure on the forwards to convert the multitudes of chances that Xavi, Xabi … Continue reading

Inter Milan Completes The Italian Job on Barcelona in the Champions League

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The sprinklers rose up from the pitch and sprayed the Inter Milan players and staff.  The Barcelona anthem, “Cant del Barça,” blared through the loudspeakers as the Culés did not know whether to clap off their Blaugrana heroes or vehemently … Continue reading