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Why Barcelona's special signing won't be spine-tingling
17:00 Monday 17th February 2020

Britain's passion for wagering may explain the Premier League fan’s scepticism regarding VAR. The video-assisted referee, goal-line and offside technology are tools to correct inadvertent errors. In other words, they're safety…

Should Barca return for Cristhian Stuani?
17:01 Friday 7th February 2020

It has been a difficult campaign for FC Barcelona. The club has been rolling from one problem into another since the campaign kicked-off. The row between Lionel Messi and sporting director, Eric Abidal, dominated the newspaper headlines…

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Why Patrick Roberts' move to Norwich City is perfect for his development
17:00 Sunday 2nd June 2019

A youth favourite of Football Manager players once upon a time, it has been five years since Patrick Roberts’ breakthrough. A player once touted as a future star in English football. He has disappeared from the radar in the time…

What has gone wrong for Girona in La Liga?
12:00 Monday 13th May 2019

Last season, Girona stormed the Primera Division at full throttle. Cristhian Stuani boots bit into the pitch like spinning tires on a Ferrari running through the gears. Juanpe was a bulldozer blocking the road for opponents. This season, however,…

Cristhian Stuani single-handedly taking Girona to the top
12:00 Monday 10th December 2018

This past week, Luka Modric gave a moving speech about going from a nobody to the top of the world game after winning the Ballon d'Or. Few players ever make a top club like Real Madrid much less win the coveted prize. Nevertheless, their…

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.    …

Has Manchester City's Patrick Roberts found his forever home in La Liga?
17:00 Wednesday 22nd August 2018

In July, 2015, Manchester City spent £12 million to bring Fulham's highly-rated winger, Patrick Roberts, to the club. Roberts impressed during his time at Craven Cottage, encouraging City, but opportunities came few and far between…

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…

Uruguayans representing in La Liga
20:30 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Uruguay has 3.4 million people. It is the smallest country to win the World Cup. Until Iceland came along with its 330,000, making it look like mainland China, Uruguay was also the tiniest country to qualify.  Despite Brazil and Argentina looming…

Who are the La Liga Minnows in with a chance of playing in Europe next season?
19:00 Wednesday 21st March 2018

If at the start of the season you'd told any one of Girona's 9000 season ticket holders that with nine games to go, they would be sitting in seventh place - a potential Europa League qualification spot, they would…

How Cristhian Stuani went from Middlesbrough reject to Girona hero
09:00 Wednesday 21st March 2018

In 2015 Cristhian Stuani chose to hone his craft in English football. Championship side Middlesbrough had approached Espanyol for his services. A year later his time Teesside had become a frustrating experience. He fled…

Why Cristiano Ronaldo will win the Pichichi
10:00 Tuesday 20th March 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo was written off as finished in the early part of the season. He registered only four goals in La Liga before the turn of the year. Doubt began creeping in as to whether he still had it in him to deliver at the top level.…

4 key players driving Girona to Europe
09:30 Tuesday 6th March 2018

For a club that had spent its existence roaming around the lower ranks, many expected Girona to be overwhelmed by La Liga's extremely hostile initiation for new members. Many previous arrivals didn't survive to tell the tale. Xerez.…

3 successes Girona can take away from this season
20:00 Thursday 25th January 2018

Girona has always claimed their only objective for this season was to secure permanence in the top division. With February fast approaching, and Girona’s position in the middle of the table seemingly solidified, attentions are turning…

The success story of La Liga debutants Girona
14:00 Thursday 25th January 2018

Real Madrid can trace the genesis of its La Liga travails to 29 October last year. On that day, Los Blancos' 13-match away winning streak came to an end against a certain top-flight debutant in Catalonia. Things have looked ominous…