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?"
The concept of a new or emerging football rivalry is a relative rarity in the game’s traditional powerhouse leagues where enemies have long since been forged and rivalries have an eternal feel. Even more so in a country such as Spain where football teams are so often closely tied to political and social causes. Rivalries […]Read more "Barça vs Atléti : A Modern Rivalry"
La Liga 2016-17 Season Preview Madrid | Valencian Community | Catalonia | Andalusia & Canary Islands | Basque Country | Galicia & Asturias The Madrid Clubs The Spanish capital’s two powerhouses are again the only teams likely to push Barcelona close this season at the top of La Liga. A second Champions League final Madrid […]Read more "2016-2017 La Liga Season Preview – The Madrid Clubs"
Saturday night at the San Siro was supposed to be many things. It was touted as the evening when Atletico Madrid tasted sweet revenge for their 2014 Champions League final defeat and became champions of Europe for the first time. It was supposed to be the crowning moment for an Atleti side that has been […]Read more "Why Diego Simeone would be mad to leave Atléti this summer"
60 years on from the very first European Cup final, won in dramatic fashion by an Alfredo Di Stéfano inspired Real Madrid, eyes in the Spanish capital will again be transfixed as Los Blancos take on city rivals Atletico Madrid in the latest edition of European football’s annual showpiece. Perhaps more so than in previous […]Read more "Zizou vs Cholo – Two men chasing footballing immortality in Milan"
Whisper it quietly but we might just have another three-way title race in La Liga this season. Atletico’s comfortable victory over Valencia on Sunday leaves the top of the table with a strikingly familiar look to it with Barcelona and Real Madrid just 2 points clear of Los Colchoneros, who have unquestionably had the toughest […]Read more "Atléti laying the Seeds for another Title Challenge"