La Liga: Clairvoyance is codswallop and predictions are pointless. Sit back and let the title tug-of-war tantalise…

It’s certainly been a week of weaving the season’s tapestry in Spain and wider Europe as time marches on and the transfer guillotine looms. On the banks of the Mediterranean Monaco played hosts to Thursday’s Champions League draw that saw Barcelona paired with Juventus, Real Madrid alongside Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham and Chelsea with Atletico […]

Season Preview: Refined Real Ready for Repeat in the Year of the Minnows

The fireworks of the Spanish Super Cup first leg brought the curtain up on the new La Liga season and Barcelona must now realise they face two Herculean tasks: Staging a two-goal comeback in the Bernabeu and the not-so-insignificant task of replacing Monsieur Neymar Jr. Unstoppable drives from Real Madrid’s current alpha – Ronaldo – […]

Transfer Round-up: Neymar sets the New World Order and La Liga Languishes With Messi, Suarez and Ronaldo

August is here along with a raft of super cups and community shields. The start of the eminent season is imminent but the transfer twister is once again spinning mercilessly around the old continent – and at record velocity. Someone will probably blame the ever-worsening conditions on climate change. La Liga has so far had […]

Zidane orchestrates more Real Madrid Champions League history as Buffon’s elusive crowning glory continues to evade him

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos billed Saturday’s Champions League final in Cardiff as a “date with history” and, following Madrid’s 4-1 win over Juventus, the achievement will certainly be etched into the history of European club football. Real’s victory meant they became the first team to defend the title in the 25-year UEFA Champions League […]

A step too far for Alaves as Messi’s masterclass marks the end of the Calderon…

A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona beat Alaves 3-1 last night to win the Copa del Rey and give their outgoing coach Luis Enrique a fitting send-off. Barca’s third consecutive Copa del Rey adds a little shine to an otherwise disappointing season which saw them narrowly miss out on the league title and elimination at the quarter […]

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