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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La Liga breaks up for Christmas – Has the 2015-16 Primera Division already turned into 3 Mini-Leagues?

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 […]

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