The big boys are back in the Copa Del Rey this week and the draw has conjured up some cracking ties that will get football romantics dreaming of an upset. On Wednesday night Real Madrid visit the seaside town of Cadiz, while Valencia and Sevilla both face long trips North to take on little known […]Read more "5 Huge Shocks that Prove anything can happen in this Week’s Copa del Rey 4th Round"
One year is a long time in the complex rivalry and deeply inter-twined lives of Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. Only last autumn Carlo Ancelotti’s European Champions put in one of their most polished performances in recent editions of El Clásico to dispose of their great rivals 3-1 at the Bernabéu. The following week Barcelona […]Read more "Pressure on Los Blancos as the Bernabéu gets ready for El Clásico"
The David Moyes reign at the Anoeta is over after the Basque club decided to terminate his contract on Monday. What always appeared to be a less than perfect marriage is over just one day short of its first anniversary. Perhaps we should applaud Moyes for making a move few British managers make by taking […]Read more "364 Days & Gone – Time Runs Out for David Moyes at Real Sociedad"
Fans at every club in every country in the world like nothing more than seeing a local boy progress through their youth ranks and go on to cement themselves in the first team. Home-grown heroes help provide that missing link between your average supporter and the increasingly distant world of rich, modern-day footballers, not to […]Read more "Iñaki Williams – The Rising Star of the Basque Country"