Joseph Sexton is back, and runs down the weekend’s Spanish action.
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All the preseason talk in Spain has been about Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid, but it is city rivals Atletico who top the La Liga table after the first round of action.
Part two of David Bevan’s A-Z of La Liga transfers this summer, as BPF continues with it’s coverage of the close season.
It has been an arguably low-key summer for Spanish clubs in terms of transfer movement, with the most talked-about move being one that looks unlikely to actually take place. Regardless of where Cesc Fabregas ends up playing his football for the forthcoming season, though, there have been plenty of moves worth reading up on. Here is Backpage Football’s guide to the switches so far…
Football has experienced some forgettable moments recently as the Football League play-offs reached full flow and fans’ expectations of promotion grew higher. Peter Rosseli takes a look at the crowd trouble, and reminisces of the great night between Atletico Madrid and Liverpool fans. The football world is still witnessing minorities dragging the reputation of many […]
Copa del Rey Final: Sevilla 2 Atletico Madrid 0 The magnificent surroundings of the Camp Nou provided the backdrop for a rather grand party on Sunday night as Barcelona clinched their twentieth La Liga title. And this coming Saturday, events at the Santiago Bernabeu will determine whether it will be Bayern Munich or Inter Milan […]
Liverpool 2 Atletico Madrid 1 (2-2 on agg, Atletico Madrid win on away goals) Quique Sanchez Flores is used to succeeding Rafael Benitez. He succeeded Benitez as a coach in the Real Madrid youth setup. He succeeded Benitez in the home dugout at the Mestalla. Finally, he succeeded at Benitez’s expense and steered Atletico Madrid […]
A boring two horse race may have well turned into an exciting trio as Sevilla beat Real Madrid convincingly at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan 2-1 to damage Real’s 100% start to the season and to signal their own intentions. This game was being billed as the first ‘Real’ test for Madrid and it was one they certainly failed as […]
There seems to be no seperating Barcelona and Real Madrid at the moment as both sides continued their 100% start to the season, the title contenders are not wasting any time and the title race is firmly on as Real look to show their major summer spending spree can be backed up with success. Saturday […]
BPF’s Kevin Coleman has a quick look at each of this week’s Champions League games; as all English teams get off to a winning start, Rangers earn a draw in Germany and the Internazionale/Barcelona clash ends goalless. Juventus 1-1 FC Girondins de Bordeaux – Jaroslav Plasil struck 15 minutes from time to give Bordeaux a […]