Archive for December, 2010

La Liga Round-Up: Jornada 15 0

La Liga Round-Up: Jornada 15

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Saturday night’s action was a tale of two coaches on the brink, namely Sevilla’s Gregorio Manzano and Atlético’s Quique Sanchez-Flores. As reported last week, Sevilla haven’t been so much on the slide as in free fall, enduring their worst start to the season in many a year; Flores’ Atlético had flattered in the autumn only […]

One 2 Watch - Arsenal's Wellington Silva 1

One 2 Watch – Arsenal’s Wellington Silva

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In this week’s One 2 Watch, Kevin features Brazilian attacker Wellington Silva who recently made the switch from the Brazilian top division to the Arsenal youth system, where it looks like he will go on loan to a European club to further develop his ability. Wellington is regarded as one of the finest talents to come out of Brazil over the last eighteen months, and was fought hard to get by the Arsenal scouting team, fending off some of Europe’s biggest teams.

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Xabi Alonso – Quarterback

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Dean Hayes compares the classic quarterback characteristics of the American football game to that of Real Madrid central midfielder Xabi Alonso, who’s deep passing game has become the primary core of his team’s style of play ever since his days at Liverpool.