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Halima is a freelance journalist specialising in sport who has written for The Guardian, FourFourTwo, ESPNsoccernet and telegraph.co.uk.

La Liga: Barça and Real Madrid warm up for European showdowns

Cristiano Ronaldo

Spain’s big two each secure wins in the league, but the real focus is on their midweek Champions League semi-finals against Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.

April 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Portugal News | Read More »

La Liga: Seville and Betis share the honours

Nosa Igiebor

A frantic Andalusian derby sees Betis stage a three-goal comeback, while Cristiano Ronaldo is on target for Real Madrid and a Messi-less Barça ease to victory.

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Deportivo fight back

Eric Abidal (right).

Galicians seem to be finding form just in time, Barça thrash Mallorca despite Messi’s absence and Real Madrid put five past Levante.

April 9th, 2013 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Despondent Benzema searches for form

Karim Benzema.

Real Madrid’s mercurial striker has been in a slump and with the team seeking a record 10th Champions League title, they need him to improve.

April 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Real Sociedad scale the heights

Real Sociedad vs Valladolid.

Basque team’s thrashing of Valladolid follows recent wins over Atlético and Barcelona and leaves them in fourth place.

March 19th, 2013 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Simeone’s extended stay lifts Atlético

Diego Simeone.

His team has finally ceded second spot to rival Real Madrid, but the Argentine coach’s impact on the perennial underachievers has been huge.

March 12th, 2013 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

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