Posts Tagged ‘jesus navas’

World Cup Scouting: South Africa / Spain 0

World Cup Scouting: South Africa / Spain

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South Africa, the hosts of the 2010 World Cup, face the unenviable prospect of becoming the first home nation not to qualify from the group stages. Facing France, Mexico and Uruguay in Group A could prove too much for a team ranked 83rd in FIFA’s rankings, the lowest of any nation in the competition. If […]

Explosive Navas stakes a late claim 2

Explosive Navas stakes a late claim

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Spain 1 South Korea 0 Casillas, Arbeloa, Pique, Puyol, Xavi, Busquets, Alonso, Pedro, David Silva, Torres, Villa. A pretty good eleven, I’m sure you will agree. This was just the stellar lineup sat on the substitute’s bench as many of Spain’s second string got the opportunity to impress ahead of the World Cup. Sevilla’s Jesus Navas […]

Sevilla's wing wizards seal Copa success 0

Sevilla’s wing wizards seal Copa success

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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 […]

Navas given Spain chance, Torres left out 1

Navas given Spain chance, Torres left out

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Sevilla winger Jesus Navas has been included in Spain’s senior squad for the first time for the up and coming friendlies against Argentina and Austria. Navas has long been considered one of Spanish football’s most promising players but he has yet to represent the senior national side, mainly due to his problems with anxiety and […]