La Liga round-up: Jornada 18

La Liga round-up: Jornada 18

La Liga is back with a bang, after a great weekend’s football. Real and Villarreal turned out to be a cracker, and elsewhere Sevilla continued their recent revival, while normal service resumed as Barcelona won big again. Back Page Football’s man in Spain, Joseph Sexton, is here to tell us all about it

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

The group stages of the World Cup produced nine red cards, some justified, some not, and Neil Sherwin looks at each one to determine whether the official got it right or wrong.

A game for Haiti

A game for Haiti

More than 50,000 spectators turned out at Lisbon’s Stadium of Light last night as a Zinedine Zidane XI took on a Benfica Allstars XI to raise funds for the people of Haiti, devastated by an earthquake two weeks ago. The game, which was organised organised by the United Nations Development Fund, finished three goals apiece, […]