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Spain’s golden generation rewrites history

Spain's players celebrate

With an exceptional display against Italy in the Euro 2012 final, Spain successfully defended their title. After three major tournament wins in a row, the sky is apparently the limit for La Roja.

July 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Featured, 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 »

Hands up if you find Barça’s beautiful game boring

FC Barcelona: too much tiki-taka?

They may be Spanish and European champions, but whisper it: Pep Guardiola’s team can run the risk of leaving us indifferent.

September 16th, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog, Spain News | 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 »

Torres’ patchy form hints at world champions’ decline

Is Chelsea's Torres now surplus to the requirements of Spain?

This may be the best Spanish team the world has seen, but it is struggling to live up to the heights of its European Championship-winning performances in 2008. The team needs new options and Fernando Llorente might be one man who can provide them.

March 30th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Hércules’ Italian job on Barça restores Liga intrigue

Spain’s football league may be a two-horse race but the champions’ stunning defeat at the hands of a top-tier minnow was a welcome upset.

September 13th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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