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?"
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 development of a footballer is a curious thing. Many a promising career has fizzled out into something highly unremarkable and the decline can often be painfully rapid. However for every case of unfulfilled promise, there are tales of slow starters who have gradually improved their game with age and experience and peaked a bit […]Read more "Thriving at 35 – Aritz Aduriz’s dream season"
While Spain’s winter break is little more than a brief hiatus these days, it does provide us with a chance to reflect on the first chunk of the season which appears to have left the league with 3 very distinct tiers. In contrast to last season when the league was much more staggered with Valencia […]Read more "La Liga breaks up for Christmas – Has the 2015-16 Primera Division already turned into 3 Mini-Leagues?"
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"
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"