Category Archives: La Liga

Premier League on the shortlist, but England remains behind the rest of Europe

The winner of the 2013 Ballon D’Or will be unveiled only on January 13 but, following the release of the shortlist of the 23 candidates for the award, the loser has already emerged in distinctive and incontrovertible fashion. For English … Read more…

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Bale could be the key for Real against Barcelona

The visitors regard themselves as the greatest football club in the world, the host are, in their own words, “mes que un club”, more than a club. Humbleness and humility are at a premium when Barcelona and Real Madrid square … Read more…

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Is it time for the transfer window to shut permanently?

Alan Pardew wants it shut before the start of the season. Michael Laudrup and Jose Mourinho consider it to be way too long. Some wanted it scrapped altogether. Fans and broadcasters alike love it. The question, though, remains. Is it … Read more…

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Mad for Madrid’s Morata? Spurs should be…

A couple of months ago I remember┬áchecking out a highlight reel of Real Madrid superstar youngster Rodriguez Jese, a player billed to be the next big thing to come out of the Real Madrid academy. There was no doubt he … Read more…

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Perez to deliver KO to Levy as Real Madrid take Spurs’ prized asset again!

“Come on, come on, love me for the money, come on, come on, listen to the money talk” sings AC/DC’s Brian Johnson in the Australian band’s song “Moneytalks”, a track that goes a long way in describing modern day football … Read more…

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Bale to Real Madrid: madness or fantastic business for Spurs?

Some would take the money and run. The more romantic of football fan would like the player to refuse the offer and declare eternal love to his club, whilst the cynics cry out for the manager and club to show … Read more…

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