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Tag Archives: Spain

Analyzing The Club And Country Debate

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Chelsea’s dynamic duo of Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas are the latest soccer stars to receive criticism for not training with their national team. Despite both Spanish players completing a full 90 minutes during Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Liverpool, a … Continue reading

Youthful Valencia Assistant Coach Ian Cathro A Potential Master Tactician In The Making

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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Valencia is currently sitting fourth in La Liga and only two points behind current leaders Barcelona. They’ve already beaten champions Atletico Madrid and look like a decent shout for a Champions League spot on current form. Los Che is being … Continue reading

Must-Watch International Matches This Weekend

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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With the international break now in full swing there have already been a number of shocks, goals and downright entertaining moments. Heading into the second week of internationals before domestic action resumes, here are a couple of must-watch matches. 1. … Continue reading

Can Spain Solidify Its Place As The Greatest International Side Ever?

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Until they won the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Spain had always been considered underachievers on the world’s biggest stage. One Honduran fan even had a sign that read “Honduras: As many World Cups as Spain.” Since then, La … Continue reading

Guide to Premier League Players at the Confederations Cup

Posted on by Jad
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As Brazil continues to host the Confederations Cup, Premier League teams will have a number of their scouts in the country searching for new players to sign, while also keeping an eye on their own players. Ten years ago, there … Continue reading

Resumes Flying! The Week in Review May 30 – June 3, 2011

Posted on by Robert Hay

For American soccer fans, we are entering a frantic month of soccer.  In addition to our normal MLS action, we will have the chance to see the Gold Cup and an impressive friendly against Spain.  With the action spread out … Continue reading

Bob, Robert, and Omar: The Week in Review May 9-13, 2011

Posted on by Robert Hay

After a midweek tease, the MLS slate is full this weekend with all but two teams playing on Saturday.  For those looking forward to a little Friday night soccer, there will be none so you’ll just have to wait for … Continue reading

Week in Review, March 14-18 2011

Posted on by Robert Hay

Good evening everyone, and happy MLS First Matchday Eve.  As promised, our week in review feature is shifting to Friday to cover the week’s news and items that flew under the radar.  As expected, most of these involve preparations for … Continue reading

Euro 2012 Preview and U.S. T.V. Listings for Spain vs. Lithuania

Posted on by Andy Pineda

Spain limps into their second Euro 2012 qualifiers against Lithuania, as injuries forced five of their usual call-ups from participating in La Furia Roja’s two upcoming fixtures.  Cèsc Fabregas, Fernando Torres, Pedro Rodríguez, and Jesús Navas all have different knocks … Continue reading

Vicente del Bosque Announces The Spain Squad for the Two Upcoming Euro 2012 Qualifiers

Posted on by Andy Pineda

Injuries forced Vicente del Bosque to alter his standard squad for Spain’s forthcoming Euro 2012 fixtures against Lithuania on Friday and Scotland on Tuesday.  Xavi Hernández is suffering from tendinitis, Cesc Fábregas has an ankle injury, Jesús Navas is dealing … Continue reading

West Brom Fans Make A Stand

Posted on by James Beckett

West Brom fans will today display a banner in support of Osaze Odemwingie after the striker received a sick racist taunt from ‘supporters’ at his former club Lokomotiv Moscow.  Baggies fans will have a created a banner which will read … Continue reading

World Cup 2010 – The Good and The Bad

Posted on by Marshall Norbal

World Cup 2010 South Africa has now been and gone, a feast of football for a month in the rainbow nation. Here are a few memories of the good and bad for the first World Cup of the decade. The … Continue reading

Spain 1-0 Netherlands, World Cup 2010: In Lego Football

Posted on by Christopher Harris

For some reason, it’s more visually appealing watching the replays of the Dutch committing their dirty fouls in Lego than it is on television. It’s quite more elegant than reality. So in all of it’s splendor, here are the highlights … Continue reading

Where Does This World Cup Rank With The Best?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The 2010 World Cup is over and while it was definitely not the best tournament of all time, there were plenty of highs and lows. In fact, I would argue that it was a better tournament than 2006. The frenzy … Continue reading

World Cup 2010: Spain Triumphs In A Match of Contrasting Styles

Posted on by Andy Pineda

After Euro 2008, Vicente del Bosque took the reins of the Spanish national team from Luis Aragonés, the man that led Spain to their first international tournament conquest since 1964 when they hosted and won the second UEFA European Championships, … Continue reading

Howard Webb Deserves Credit for Strong World Cup Performance

Posted on by Jesse Chula

He may have awarded 14 yellow cards and 1 red, which realistically could have been more, but I believe Howard Webb deserves a fair bit of credit for his performance in the World Cup final. Currently, Webb is facing a … Continue reading

Spain Wins World Cup 2010: In Pictures

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Congratulations to Spain on winning the 2010 World Cup after beating Netherlands 1-0 in extra time after a goal by Andres Iniesta. Here are photographs from this historic day in World Cup history where Spain has won the World Cup … Continue reading