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Can Fernando Vazquez throw drowning Deportivo a lifeline?
17:00 Friday 17th January 2020

On Friday 19 May 2000, a shockwave swept Spanish football. After a topsy-turvy La Liga campaign littered with shock results, Deportivo de la Coruna emerged as La Liga's surprise champions. A 2-0 home victory over Espanyol at Riazor…

Luis Alberto: Liverpool castoff, Lazio superstar
09:01 Tuesday 7th January 2020

Barring an epic collapse even by their standards, Liverpool will finally lift the Premier League trophy this year. In large part, the Reds' recent success is due to shrewd transfer policy, moulding lesser-known talents into…

Managerial News
What next for Clarence Seedorf after Cameroon's AFCON failure?
15:01 Sunday 21st July 2019

Showing managers the exit is no longer a rare sight in football. Particularly in Europe. Coaches often pay the price for a team's disappointing performance. In most cases, employers don't exercise patience to investigate the reasons…

Book Review: Toshack's Way - My Journey Through Football
17:00 Monday 26th November 2018

John Toshack cut a unique path through the footballing world as a player, player-manager and manager. Best qualified, he tells the story himself with the help of his co-author, Dan Sung. Title: Toshack's Way, My Journey Through Football…

Is Clarence Seedorf fighting a losing battle at Deportivo La Coruna?
17:00 Tuesday 27th February 2018

Clarence Seedorf took over the coaching job at Deportivo La Coruna with the club looking likely to be relegated at the end of the season. Depor has struggled to keep its top-flight status in the past few seasons. A change of managers has…

Clarence Seedorf: All-time great heading to Estadio Riazor dugout
09:30 Wednesday 7th February 2018

Deportivo La Coruna has fallen a long way from its 1990s/early 2000s heyday, when it won a La Liga title, two Copa del Reys, and reached the semi-final in both the Champions League and now-defunct Cup Winners'…

Could Deportivo shock Atletico this weekend?
17:00 Friday 3rd November 2017

Deportivo La Coruna welcome Atletico Madrid to the Estadio Riazor in the Spanish La Liga on Saturday afternoon. It is a game that sees the visitors as favourites but could be more even than anticipated. Atleti have been inconsistent on the…

Lucas Perez finally ends his Arsenal hell
19:00 Sunday 3rd September 2017

Arsenal striker Lucas Perez re-joined former side Deportivo La Coruna on a season-long loan on Deadline Day, 12 months after he made the switch from the Estadio Riazor to the Emirates off the back of 17 La Liga goals in 36 games. In that time,…

Arsenal have treated Lucas Pérez really badly
11:00 Monday 31st July 2017

When Lucas Pérez left Deportivo La Coruña for Arsenal last year, he must have thought he reached the pinnacle of his career. Eleven months later, Pérez would come to the stark realisation that he had joined a team that held nothing but ill…

Real Madrid regain top spot after late winner coupled with Barcelona loss
16:00 Monday 13th March 2017

This weekend saw an interesting array of results. Some examples of that would be in the Spanish league. Barcelona were top before the weekend but that was all to change. After an impressive display against PSG midweek, Barcelona weren't able…