Spain football – La Liga (an update)

Spain football – La Liga (an update)

Everything is much the same at the top for La Liga – but matters are very tight for the teams at the bottom. Barcelona didn’t let Atletico Madrid surprise them, winning convincingly 3-0. Flores didn’t play Diego Forlan in the first half, but in the second half, when Diego Forlan came on, the team improved enormously.  It becomes more and [...]

Harry Rednapp returns from Madrid empty handed, literally!

Harry Rednapp returns from Madrid empty handed, literally!

Last Thursday Harry Rednapp travelled over to Madrid to watch the Atletico Madrid v. Real Madrid return leg in the Spanish Cup which Real Madrid won 0-1 to qualify for semi-finals. Harry was, without doubt, following the progress of Diego Forlan, as already mentioned in this blog. However, venturing out from the stadium to buy some sweeties, he was mugged [...]

Diego Forlan to leave Atletico Madrid?

Diego Forlan to leave Atletico Madrid?

Atletico de Madrid never seem to find an end to their unrest. The manager is, as usual, being questioned (it happens almost regardless of who he is) and the poor finances of the club seem to dominate most decisions. Indeed, a club that sells one of their best players mid season only goes to prove that business is being placed [...]

GAME OF THE WEEK – REAL MADRID v ATLETICO MADRID

The Madrid Derby: Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid  (Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid) Sunday 7th November 21.00 CET, 20.00 BST Now, there is a enthralling local Derby in Madrid this weekend. However, to be honest, I can only see one result! Real Madrid are flying at the moment and playing great football, doing all the right things at the right times [...]

Tips of the Week

WEEK 24th – 30th OCTOBER   There are a 3 games this weekend in Spain that could spell surprise and they all have to do with the manager’s job being on the line. Now, how many of you would give everything to save your boss’s job?   Almeria must win at Atletico Madrid – or Juanma Lillo will definitely be [...]