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La Liga: Real Madrid and Barça ponder life without Guardiola

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in action.

Spain’s top two soccer powers have pushed each other to incredible heights during the 2011-12 season, a trend they expect to maintain even though Barcelona will have a new coach this summer. But the bottom of the country’s primera division has also provided drama, particularly Villarreal’s relegation.

May 21st, 2012 | Posted in Spain News, Sports | Read More »

La Liga: Real Madrid’s away form is the stuff of champions

Goal machine: Benzema and Higuaín have backed up Ronaldo's goalscoring feats with impressive numbers of their own this season.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads the way to the title, while Leo Messi bids farewell to coach Pep Guardiola with a four-goal haul.

May 7th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Spain News, Sports | Read More »

Pep’s legacy

Guardiola bows out.

Guardiola leaves Barcelona having managed a record-breaking trophy haul. But over the last four years he has faced plenty of challenges off the pitch as well as on it.

April 30th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Ronaldo banishes Real Madrid’s league jinx

Relax, he's here: Ronaldo celebrates scoring  against Barcelona. Photo: Real Madrid.

José Mourinho’s side secure the liga title and overcome their Barcelona complex with a commanding performance at the Camp Nou.

April 24th, 2012 | Posted in Spain News, Sports | Read More »

La Liga: Guardiola keeps Barcelona guessing

Pep Guardiola: Will he stay or will he go?

Once again, the Barcelona coach’s apparent reluctance to sign a new contract is fuelling speculation about his future and that of his much-lauded team.

February 28th, 2012 | Posted in Spain News, Sports | Read More »

La Liga: Real Madrid still in thrall to Barça’s brilliance

Karim Benzema (left) scored in the first minute but Barcelona were too strong in the second half. Photo: Real Madrid.

José Mourinho’s men went into the Clásico in superb form. They came out of it humbled once again by the Catalans.

December 13th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Spain News, Sports | Read More »

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