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Spain
Valencia strike gold with Maxi Gomez signing
09:01 Tuesday 16th July 2019

Valencia pulled off something of a coup, signing Maxi Gomez from Celta Vigo. The highly-rated Uruguayan poacher seemed destined for Barcelona as potential Luis Suarez successor. However, Los Che found a way to swerve the 22-year-old to Mestalla. …

Spain
Iago Aspas' Celta Vigo dream proves La Liga still has life
16:00 Monday 8th April 2019

La Liga’s often perceived as this dystopian land fought over between two kings. Often a gritty warrior in Atletico Madrid comes along to rule the roost, yet are largely overpowered by Barcelona and Real Madrid. The interest level for…

Managerial News
Is Zidane's return to Real Madrid bad news for this World Cup hero?
15:00 Thursday 21st March 2019

Real Madrid announced former manager Zinedine Zidane’s return last week. He delivered an immediate impact. A comfortable home win against relegation-threatened Celta Vigo made it seem like the 46-year-old never left. His return also signifies…

European Football
5 emerging stars the European heavyweights should monitor
15:00 Tuesday 20th November 2018

European football has hit top gear. The leagues around the continent have produced some scintillating games in recent months, riddled with drama and excitement. While the heavyweights aim to maintain position atop the food chain, the underdogs…

Spain
Are we witnessing the dawn of La Liga's Big Six?
17:00 Thursday 4th October 2018

Your basic Premier League tribalist's default counterargument to Spain’s UEFA dominance is the English top flight’s competitive depth. To their minds, that rebuffs Real Madrid and Barcelona winning seven from the last ten Champions…

Spain
Which early La Liga surprise has staying power?
12:00 Monday 24th September 2018

La Liga is only five rounds in, but there have been plenty of surprises. Barcelona and Real Madrid are the two teams from last season's top six to have started strongest, although both have already dropped points in draws.    …

Spain
La Liga Preview: Are all 20 clubs prepared for 2018/19?
08:00 Friday 17th August 2018

La Liga lost arguably their best ever player this summer, when Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid to sign for Juventus in the Italian Serie A. But that does not mean that football fans should avoid following Spanish football during the…

Spain
Iago Aspas: Testament of success outside the Premier League
19:00 Monday 26th February 2018

The thrill and excitement of the Premier League make it a preferred destination for most top footballers. With millions of viewers across the globe, coupled with the financial backbone of English clubs, they rush to grace its green pitches…

Spain
Iago Aspas: A striker lighting up La Liga
13:00 Friday 9th February 2018

When La Liga is on the agenda, Barcelona and Real Madrid usually hog the limelight. Other times it's the Spanish giants' star players Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. This season, however, a Celta Vigo striker is gaining some deserved…

Spain
Pione Sisto's scenic route from Uganda to La Liga via Denmark
10:30 Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Few players have taken as unusual a career path to stardom as Celta de Vigo’s 22-year-old winger, Pione Sisto. The Ugandan-born Danish international hasn’t allowed anything to hold him back. This season he has…

Spain
What we learnt from Real Madrid's 4-1 win at Celta Vigo.
10:53 Thursday 18th May 2017

With the chance to finally play their precious game in hand over Barcelona, Real Madrid made no mistake in continuing their push for the La Liga title. Los Blancos walked into the Balaidos with confidence and walked out with three important…

Opinion
Can Jose Mourinho deliver Manchester United the Europa League?
12:00 Tuesday 25th April 2017

The Red Devils continued their European adventure with a nervous 2-1 win at home to Anderlecht. Will Jose Mourinho deliver Manchester United the Europa League trophy this season?

Spain
Iago Aspas: Liverpool flop to Celta Vigo hero
15:00 Saturday 28th January 2017

The career of Iago Aspas eventually came full circle: after showing promise while playing for Celta de Vigo, he went on to suffer a disastrous spell at Anfield; however, the Spanish striker is once again the talisman for the club where he first…

Spain
Are Real Madrid missing Gareth Bale?
09:00 Friday 20th January 2017

In the last 16 of the Copa Del Rey, Madrid won their first leg against Sevilla 3-0 but the second leg ended 3-3. Enough to get through but things were starting to get a little bit edgy for the Spanish giants.The next fixture was up against…