ALL POSTS TAGGED "copa-del-rey"
/ 6 days ago
The biggest game in Spanish soccer, El Clásico, is returning to the Copa del Rey. Monday's draw for the semifinal of the Spanish cup competition pits Real Madrid and Barcelona in a two-legged tie. The first of those games is tentatively scheduled for March 1. Then, the return leg at Camp Nou is tentatively scheduled […]
/ 10 days ago
Real Madrid came back to beat Atletico Madrid, 3-1, in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals on Thursday. The Madrid derby is historically one of the fiercest rivals in club soccer. Thursday's game didn't disappoint. The match featured three brilliant goals, as well as a red card. The pre-match hype for the massive match was marred […]
/ 527 days ago
Athletic Club and Basque nationalism are intertwined. As in the case with other groups in Spain, independence and nationalism take root in people's lives. Take, for example, Catalonia. The northeast portion of Spain is an autonomous government. This means that, more or less, they own relative independence from Spain. Granted, the area is still inside the […]