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La Liga: Messi’s Ballon d’Or highlights gulf dividing Barça and Real

Leo Messi with the Ballon d'Or trophy.

Barcelona’s striker takes best player award for fourth consecutive time and scores his first goal of the year in derby win. Mourinho’s Madrid beat Real Sociedad 4-3 with a double strike from Ronaldo.

January 8th, 2013 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Barça win again as Messi is crowned king

Leo Messi scores again.

Argentine striker breaks Gerd Müller’s record of goals in a calendar year despite the resistance of Betis. Meanwhile, Atlético Madrid’s own goal machine, Radamel Falcao, scores five against Deportivo.

December 11th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: prodigal Reyes finds form for derby demolition

Reyes scores against Betis.

Sevilla winger scores twice against Betis in 5-1 thrashing, while Atlético Madrid enjoy their finest ever start to a season.

November 20th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Barça still in the driving seat after thrilling ‘Clásico’

Cristiano Ronaldo (left) and Lionel Messi.

Real Madrid impressed on their visit to the Camp Nou, but the 2-2 result ensures Messi’s Barcelona maintain an eight-point lead over their rivals.

October 9th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Mallorca defeat completes sorry week for Valencia

Valencia vs Mallorca.

Despite dominating much of the game, Mauricio Pellegrino’s team lost 2-0, while Barcelona continued their perfect start to the season and the lights went out on Real Madrid.

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Getafe upset leaves Real Madrid still seeking a win

Gonzalo Higuaín scored for Real Madrid against Getafe.

League champions lose to cross-city rivals, while Messi’s double makes it two wins from two for Barcelona.

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

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