Real Madrid need a miracle to win La Liga

Real Madrid, last seasons Liga BBVA champions, return from the traditional winter break finding themselves sixteen points off the pace of league leaders, Barcelona. Can they claw it back in the second half of the season? Honestly, I can’t see it.

Despite the flying start, Tito has a lot to do at Barcelona

On Saturday, Barcelona won 4-1 away to Getafe. Not even a second La Liga appearance for their infamously weird away kit held them back at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez, as goals from Adriano (his second this campaign), David Villa (also his second) and Lionel Messi (a brace, his 5th and 6th of the campaign) saw off … Continue reading

Liverpool closing in on Sahin and Tello

Liverpool are closing in on Real Madrid’s Nuri Sahin and Barcelona’s Cristian Tello, with both set to sign season-long loan deals.

Makélélé’s Legacy: Rise to Prominence of the Defensive Midfielder

The rise to prominence of the holding midfielder has been fairly well publicised over recent years, yet they still seem to be overlooked in terms of ability. In reality, they are now one of the most important members of a team; covering large expanses of the pitch, breaking down the oppositions attacks and distributing the … Continue reading

Barca legend Michael Laudrup becomes new Swans boss.

Swansea City have today confirmed that former Barcelona and Real Madrid midfielder Michael Laudrup has been hired as Brendan Rodgers’ replacement as manager of the South Wales club.

Masterclass

Monday 29th November – the day football fans all around the world were looking forward to. El Clásico was marked on everyone’s calendars. Surely the biggest derby in world football was going to live up to all of the hype? I’m sure if you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you watched the match … Continue reading