Tag Archives: Spain

Guide to Premier League Players at the Confederations Cup

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

Why Today’s World Cup Final is Vital to Soccer Growth In USA

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Today’s World Cup Final between Netherlands and Spain will have an immense impact on the growth of soccer in the United States. While soccer continues to thrive among the die-hard fans who play the sport and/or watch it on television, … Continue reading

Where To Watch Spain vs Holland in Boca Raton

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If you live in South Florida and you’re looking for somewhere to watch the World Cup Final, Wowies Sports Grill in Boca Raton is the place to be. The modern sports bar will be televising the final between Spain and … Continue reading

World Cup 2010: Spain Holds On For A 1-0 Victory Over Germany Despite Their Dominance

Posted on by Andy Pineda

David Villa became the talisman for the Spanish national football team, scoring five of Spain’s six goals in the tournament.  Xavi Hernández and Andrés Iniesta controlled the midfield with their incisive passing and ball possession.  Fernando Torres could not get … Continue reading

Efan Ekoku Commits Commentary Flub in Spain Game on ESPN

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When Martin Tyler and co-commentator Efan Ekoku did their preparation work for the 2010 World Cup, one thing they definitely didn’t study was the national anthem of Spain. Not that we expect them to, but when Efan Ekoku was sharing … Continue reading