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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…

Features
Barcelona returning to youth and security for the future
08:00 Friday 1st February 2019

It's said the best way to prepare for the future is by investing in youth. While this statement is often used when discussing educational matters, it touches on several aspects of life. Football is one. Modern football values youth more…

Spain
Has Santiago Solari turned the corner for Real Madrid?
09:00 Thursday 31st January 2019

One hundred and forty days into the job that denied him the honour of leading Spain to the 2018 World Cup, Julen Lopetegui was handed a sack letter. It took just 10 La Liga matchdays for Florentino Perez to realize his mistake. Santiago Solari…

Features
Why your Champions League money should be on Barcelona
12:00 Sunday 27th January 2019

Truly, it is a beautiful experience to win a trophy. Every time. Trophies represent the reward for hard work and commitment over a long period but when we talk about winning the Champions League, the experience is clearly incomparable. In fact,…

Spain
What is Barcelona looking for in Kevin-Prince Boateng?
09:00 Friday 25th January 2019

I like to think Kevin-Prince Boateng was as surprised as anyone when rumours emerged that Barcelona was interested in his services. The Spanish giants have gone on to secure the player on a €2 million loan with an option to make the…

Spain
Florentino Perez's big gamble on youth replacing galacticos
12:00 Saturday 19th January 2019

Real Madrid have been a shadow of their former themselves this season. The Champions League holders currently sit fourth in La Liga, 10 points behind Barcelona with just 19 games played. The world's biggest club cannot even mount a…

Spain
Does Real Madrid need José Mourinho?
17:00 Sunday 13th January 2019

Reports have it that Jose Mourinho has been compensated by Manchester United to the tune of £15million following his abrupt sacking at Old Trafford. That clears the way for the Portuguese manager to move on to another job. Although he…

Spain
Thibaut Courtois far from keeping a clean sheet in Real Madrid blame game
12:00 Wednesday 19th December 2018

Real Madrid is in a position they don’t like, fourth in La Liga, five points below La Liga leaders Barcelona. But they aren’t doing too badly judging from last season. After 16 games, Los Blancos is in exactly the same position…

Spain
Pressure everywhere as free-falling Alaves square up against fading Bilbao?
12:00 Monday 17th December 2018

In one of the most competitive La Liga seasons in recent times, Deportivo Alaves has been the biggest surprise package of the campaign so far. While sides like Getafe, Real Betis and Girona are giving the traditional top four teams a run for…

Premier League
Fernando Llorente needs a chance to impress at Tottenham
08:00 Friday 14th December 2018

Just two seasons ago Fernando Llorente was enjoying a successful maiden Premier League season. The Spanish international joined Swansea City in August 2016, having played for Athletic Bilbao, Juventus and Sevilla. He went onto score 15 times…

Spain
Is Sevilla's Europa League journey going to cost them in La Liga?
12:00 Thursday 13th December 2018

When the season started, Sevilla would have targeted a top-four finish, thus earning a Champions League slot. Winning the league would have been a long shot, and likely something that they would never have considered. Now, the Spanish heavyweights…

Spain
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…

Spain
Will Athletic Bilbao suffer first relegation from Primera Division?
09:00 Monday 10th December 2018

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao belong to an exclusive group of Spanish football elites. Since the Primera Division’s inception in 1929, the trio's enjoy an uninterrupted stay. For the Basque club, that streak has rarely…

Spain
Why is Barcelona struggling to dominate La Liga this term?
16:00 Saturday 8th December 2018

La Liga's long been known as predictable and not very competitive. In the last decade, Barcelona has undoubtedly been the most dominant force domestically. Seven Liga titles in that time say it all. The Catalan Club’s latest…

Spain
Can Rodri lead Atletico to Diego Simeone's first La Liga win over Barca
15:00 Saturday 24th November 2018

Entering the weekend, La Liga was a tight affair, the top four teams separated by a solitary point. Two of the four go head-to-head on Saturday. Reigning champions, Barcelona invade the capital to take on Atletico Madrid. It's not El Clasico…