He’s been with some of the biggest clubs in the world, and has been influential everywhere he’s been. Ciaran Kelly discusses the changing career of AC Milan and Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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As Spain go into their two European Championship qualifiers, Harvey Brent expresses some concern about the reigning champions.
Barcelona finally slipped up in La Liga with a draw against Sporting Gijon, and Joseph Sexton brings us details from that game as well as the best of the rest from La Liga.
El Clasico turned out to be a rather one sided affair, and BackPageFootball brings you some of the best images from a fantastic night of football.
The nominees have been announced for the World Cup Golden Ball award and there are few surprises on the shortlist.
Along with England v Germany, Portugal v Spain represented another titanic battle of rival nations. The so-called Iberian derby was billed by many as a potential classic. Free-flowing, end-to-end attacking football was hoped for, but as they did against the Brazilians, Portugal set out to frustrate and stifle the opposition, resting hopes of a goal […]
The final last sixteen day managed just one goal in open play. We had to wait for over 180 minutes of football before David Villa scored Spain’s winner in a tight Iberian derby with Portugal. Paraguay, meanwhile, left their victory until penalties where they remained unfazed and converted all five, knocking out Japan in one […]
Spain beat Chile 2-1 tonight in the final group stage game of the 2010 World Cup. Both sides progress to the next stage, as Kevin takes a look at the teams, the tactics, the big talking points and the mouth-watering final sixteen ties that have been set.
After watching their noisy neighbours recover from a disappointing start by annihilating North Korea earlier in the day, Spain hoped for a similar performance against Honduras. An exceptional display of attacking team football followed, but with a crucial ingredient missing that may cost Spain in the latter stages. Goals.
Pre-tournament favourites Spain need to get back on track against Honduras today, and Liam Stoker looks at the tactics of Vincent Del Bosque’s side.