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"
The Copa del Rey 4th Round kicks off this week with Segunda B minnows Cultural Leonesa bidding to emulate the likes of Real Union and Alcorcón, who have both dumped the mighty Real Madrid out of the competition over the past decade. This though won’t be the first time the clubs have met. Way back […]Read more "Cultural Leonesa – The last of the one season wonders"
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 […]Read more "Sevilla miss out on cup double but Emery moves to the brink of the managerial elite"
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"