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Spain
Can Suso fuel Sevilla's top-four hopes?
16:01 Sunday 2nd February 2020

Suso’s dream at Milan came to a bitter end. After being isolated under Stefano Pioli, he’s found himself deemed unnecessary to plans after a five-year stay.  But one door closing has opened up another. The Spaniard has returned…

Spain
Did Julen Lopetegui dig his Sevilla grave by selling Munas Dabbur?
09:01 Thursday 9th January 2020

'Cup Kings' perfectly describes Sevilla since the millennium's turn. The Andalusians accumulated five Europa leagues, one Supercopa de Espana and two Copas del Rey in that span. The problem is failure throughout this golden…

France
Should Sevilla regret selling Ben Yedder to AS Monaco?
17:01 Sunday 3rd November 2019

A massive auction occurred at Sevilla last summer. Almost €100m found its way to the Andalusians’ coffers. Wissam Ben Yedder was the most valuable commodity on display, yielding almost half that figure. Unsurprisingly, though, his…

Spain
How high can Sevilla aim this season?
12:00 Friday 23rd August 2019

Sevilla ranks as one of La Liga’s most consistent teams during the last six seasons. In that period, Los Hispalenses have claimed two fifth-places, one fourth, finished seventh twice, and sixth in 2018/19. Not restricted to performing…

Spain
Can Zinedine Zidane revive Real Madrid next season?
08:00 Tuesday 28th May 2019

Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid made a perfect marriage when the Frenchman returned to the Santiago Bernabeu as manager in the 2015/16 season's halfway point. Although he couldn't stop Barcelona from winning La Liga that campaign,…

Spain
Real Madrid's performance under Zinedine Zidane vindicates Julen Lopetegui
08:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

It has been a season to forget for Real Madrid after the tremendous success from twelve months ago. Zinedine Zidane capped off a third campaign with the club by leading, the team to an unexpected treble of Champions League trophy wins.…

Spain
Is Zinedine Zidane the saviour Real Madrid needs?
12:00 Tuesday 12th March 2019

Winning three Champions League trophies back-to-back is no mean feat. It does not happen by accident. Neither can it be explained away as a matter of luck. Zinedine Zidane earned all the praise he received and more for his exploits in the Real…

Spain
Is Sergio Ramos becoming more trouble than he's worth at Real Madrid?
09:00 Thursday 21st February 2019

After a difficult start to the season that cost Julen Lopetegui the job he'd only just accepted at the expense of managing Spain in the World Cup, Real Madrid finally turned a corner. The Merengues won seven and drew one in their last…

Spain
Karim Benzema back to his best at the right time for Real Madrid
13:00 Saturday 9th February 2019

Karim Benzema has been amongst the most criticised players in world football over the last six months. Cristiano Ronaldo's departure from Real Madrid left big shoes to fill. The Frenchman started out with a fine response, scoring four times…

Spain
Real Madrid have made the right call appointing Santiago Solari on a long-term basis
08:00 Saturday 17th November 2018

It seems Real Madrid can’t catch a break this season. Everything was fun and games to end 2017/18. Los Blancos claimed a third consecutive UEFA Champions League title with former Real Madrid Castilla B manager Zinedine Zidane in charge.…

Spain
Is Vinicius Jr. the sign of an upcoming evolution at Real Madrid?
08:00 Monday 12th November 2018

For almost nine years, Real Madrid was synonymous with Cristiano Ronaldo. They've had many ‘galacticos’ plays for them over the years. But there has never been one as successful as him. With his departure, Real Madrid now has…

Opinion
Beware the club that forgets its fans' importance
15:00 Thursday 8th November 2018

It is no news that the fans of major club football can have significant effect on club business. Clubs always want strong support. Tickets and shirts must be sold but it also makes a massive difference in matches. How many stadia across Europe…

Spain
Will Real Madrid save season after Julen Lopetegui sacking?
09:00 Friday 2nd November 2018

Winning the Champions League in May obscured what was largely a poor season for Real Madrid. Some very bad days were witnessed at the Santiago Bernabeu as Los Blancos embarrassingly lost to both Real Betis and Villarreal. That was preceded…

Spain
Is Sergio Ramos' obsession with scoring hurting Real Madrid and Spain?
08:00 Wednesday 24th October 2018

Sergio Ramos has been ever present in the FIFPro World XI for several years. The 32-year-old ranks among the decade's most successful players with two European Championship medals, a World Cup title and several Champions League trophies…

Spain
Is Julen Lopetegui the Spanish David Moyes?
08:00 Monday 22nd October 2018

Jose Mourinho supporters may view Manchester United’s fight-back results on either side of the international break as proof positive the Red Devils are turning the corner under the Portuguese manager. NBCSN studio analyst Kyle Martino…