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?"
There was a time, not so long ago, when a Deportivo La Coruña home win against Barcelona was almost to be expected. An exciting Depor side finished above the Catalan giants in four consecutive seasons at the start of the 21st Century but there has been little for the Riazor faithful to shout about in […]Read more "Mel the man to revive the Riazor?"
La Liga 2016-17 Season Preview Madrid | Valencian Community | Catalonia | Andalusia & Canary Islands | Basque Country | Galicia & Asturias Galicia & Asturias Spain’s picturesque North-West is again represented by Celta Vigo, Deportivo La Coruña and Sporting Gijón this season. The Galician clubs both started the last campaign very well but only […]Read more "2016-2017 La Liga Season Preview – Galicia & Asturias"
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 […]Read more "Title showdowns, relegation battles & talk of ‘maletines’ – It can only be the final weekend of La Liga"
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?"