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La Liga: Wins give Real Madrid and Barça belief ahead of clásico

Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

As Spain’s ‘Big Two’ meet twice in the space of a week, Mourinho insists recent form is irrelevant.

February 26th, 2013 | Posted in Spain News, Sports | Read More »

La Liga: Rayo Vallecano defy the odds to keep riding high

Rayo beat Betis 3-0.

Madrid’s “other team” shrug off their troubles to push for Champions League spot. Meanwhile, Ronaldo scores three and Messi bags four ahead of the year’s first Clásico.

January 29th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Spain News, Sports | Read More »

Real Madrid’s Barça jinx leaves Mourinho facing wrath of Bernabéu

The Portuguese coach desperately needs to beat Barcelona in order to restore his reputation among fans and players.

January 25th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Orwell and the evil conspiracy

Don’t worry about the games between Spain’s biggest football rivals, the weird post-match analysis and spooky propaganda from both camps is entertainment in itself.

April 18th, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Everything’s at stake in Real Madrid and Barcelona’s quadruple clásico

The big one, four times over: Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Spain’s big two will get to play out their fierce rivalry four times in 18 days. But with a wealth of subplots at work, it’s not just silverware at play, it’s reputations.

April 14th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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