With just one week until the end of the current Spanish top flight season, attention is already starting to turn to what is shaping up to be a frenetic summer of coaching switches. Doubts linger over the futures of bosses all over the country. Although in some cases, the situation is likely to be resolved […]Read more "La Liga’s managerial merry-go-round – Who is going where?"
Having seen off Real Madrid and landed a favourable draw, Celta Vigo now have a golden opportunity to reach their first cup final since 2001. They head into this week’s Copa del Rey Semi-Final 1st Leg against Alavés in confident mood and with reason to believe they could lift a major piece of silverware this […]Read more "Celta Vigo aiming to end 93 years of hurt in the Copa del Rey"
If the opening weekend of La Liga is anything to go, we have quite a season ahead of us. It produced 40 goals, a host of shock results, numerous talking points and a mix of fine attacking play and some woeful defending. Perhaps the most intriguing aspect though was just how well the three newly […]Read more "New Boys shine on thrilling opening Weekend"
La Liga 2016-17 Season Preview Madrid | Valencian Community | Catalonia | Andalusia & Canary Islands | Basque Country | Galicia & Asturias The Basque Clubs There will be a very strong Basque feel to La Liga this season with Alaves and Osasuna coming up to join Athletic Bilbao, Real Sociedad and Eibar in the top […]Read more "2016-2017 La Liga Season Preview – The Basque Clubs"
The Segunda Division regular season concludes this Saturday with all 22 teams in action and plenty still to be decided at both ends of the table following an incredibly tight campaign, where no side has really taken the division by storm. It will be a tense day at the bottom with Ponferradina and recent top […]Read more "The race for La Primera – Who is coming up?"
15 years ago, the UEFA Cup produced a climax that at the time at least was regarded as European football’s greatest ever final. A logic-defying match packed with twists and turns, jubilation and despair captured the imagination of the millions watching around the world, not least the fans of Liverpool and Deportivo Alaves, who endured […]Read more "Remembering the 2001 UEFA Cup Final"
Anyone born much later than 1990 and not from the Basque Country would be forgiven for not knowing much about Deportivo Alavés. Around the turn of the millennium though they were causing quite a storm in Spanish football. Surprise title challengers in 2000 and European finalists the following year in their debut continental campaign, football […]Read more "Alavés – Back from the brink & dreaming of a return to the glory years"