Sevilla miss out on cup double but Emery moves to the brink of the managerial elite

For a prolonged period at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday, Unai Emery and his Sevilla players were on the brink of achieving footballing immortality in the Andalusian city at least. Just four days on from beating Liverpool to clinch a third straight Europa League crown, they had Barcelona a man down and under real pressure […]

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Title showdowns, relegation battles & talk of ‘maletines’ – It can only be the final weekend of La Liga

Spain’s top flight has a knack of producing dramatic finales to the season at both ends of the table. The final weekend in 2014 saw Atleti dramatically win the title at Camp Nou with a draw that condemned Barcelona to 2nd place and Gerardo Martino to the sack. Meanwhile at the other end Granada pulled […]

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What’s gone wrong at Barcelona?

The unpredictability of football never ceases to amaze. Little over a fortnight ago, Barcelona looked an unstoppable force, unbeaten in 39 games and surely destined for at the very least another domestic double with odds on them securing historic back-to-back trebles remarkably short. However two weeks and a staggering 4 defeats on and their season […]

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