Ciaran Kelly believes that Michu has enough in his locker to be a continued success in England.
Posts Tagged ‘Vicente del Bosque’
Ciaran Kelly examines the striker situation at Stamford Bridge.
James Hunt wonders why Spain are no longer everyone’s favourite cup of tea.
Dave Wood picks out the leading performers after two rounds of matches.
Dave Wood picks out the top performers from the opening round of matches.
Ciaran Kelly looks at the career of one of the all time great strikers.
Khaya Moyo looks at Spanish boss Vicente del Bosque and the success he has enjoyed with both club and country.
“If I was a footballer, I would like to be like Busquets” Vicente del Bosque Of course, Vicente del Bosque was a footballer. And, despite spending the vast majority of his career in football on the opposite side of Spain’s great divide, he was like Busquets. Del Bosque didn’t create goals. He stopped them.
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 [...]
“Fail to prepare, prepare to fail”. One of my housemates at university used to repeat this mantra over and over again whenever an exam period appeared on the horizon. There were others – “teamwork is dreamwork” stands out – but it is that short paean to meticulous planning which seems most applicable to the world [...]