HERO OF THE WEEK – DIEGO FORLAN

HERO OF THE WEEK – DIEGO FORLAN

Football can be a very cruel profession. You only have to read Wang’s story on this blog to know what I mean!! From winning the Europa league with Atletico de Madrid and then being voted best player of the World Cup, Diego Forlan has, over the last few weeks, hit a very dry patch. So much so, that the critics [...]

FOOTBALL IN SPAIN AND LATIN AMERICA – A ROUND-UP OF THE ACTION!

LA LIGA (Spain) Real Madrid held top spot in La Liga after an impressive comeback in Alicante against one of the La Liga new boys, Hercules. Two goals from Cristian Ronaldo of Real Madrid makes him the top scorer in Spain with 12 league goals (15 in all competitions) in just 9 games.  At this rate, Cristian Ronaldo will easily [...]

VILLAIN OF THE WEEK!

VILLAIN OF THE WEEK!

Quique Sanchez Flores (manager of Atlético de Madrid). Quique took over a ‘sinking boat’ exactly a year ago and almost immediately turned things around for Atlético de Madrid . They promptly won the Europa League and finished in sixth place in La Liga, qualifying for Europe. However, Atlético de Madrid never seems to find stability for more than a few [...]