Category Archives: La Liga

Spanish football: A two-headed dragon

I primarily focus my attention (and this site) on the English Premier League.  In my humble opinion, it is the best soccer to watch in the world.  It may not have the top two or three players in the world, … Continue reading

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Neymar’s Gonna Fit in Real Well over at Barca

Reuters: Brazil have defended their star striker Neymar against accusations of diving and said Uruguay’s attempts to discredit him ahead of Wednesday’s Confederations Cup semi-final were a transparent attempt to influence the referee. Brazil beat Uruguay 2-1 Wednesday in the semifinals … Continue reading

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Messi Investigated for Tax Fraud

BBC: Barcelona’s footballer Lionel Messi and his father are being investigated in Spain for allegedly defrauding the state of more than 4m euros (£3.4m). The Argentina forward and his father, Jorge, are suspected of filing fraudulent tax returns for 2007-09, Spanish officials … Continue reading

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The Bale-to-Real Madrid Rumours Gain Momentum; Also Suarez

Real Madrid has to be the most obnoxious team in terms of transfer window moves. They’re locker room is a constant revolving door of superstars, washed up or in their prime.  I’m pretty sure they only care about selling shirts … Continue reading

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Barcelona Seal the Deal and Bring in Neymar, Bayern Munich Immediately 1-Up Them

After getting lit up by Bayern Munich in the Champions League Semi-Final, Barcelona knew that they had to go out and splash the cash if they wanted to take the Crown of Europe next season, so they went out and … Continue reading

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Ronaldo/Mourinho Have Their “I’m Out” Moment, Fights Happen and Madrid (Atletico!) Wins Copa Del Rey

Deadspin: Atlético Madrid pulled off a shocker in winning Spain’s Copa del Rey trophy today, upsetting favored Real Madrid in extra time and winning the national competition for the first time since 1996. They did this amidst a wild scene at … Continue reading

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That’s a Wrap: David Beckham Calls it a Day

Daily Mail: David Beckham has retired from football, bringing an end to a glittering career on the field. Since his debut for Manchester United two decades ago, the 38-year-old has emerged as arguably the most iconic sportsman of his generation, … Continue reading

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Messi To Miss Final 3 Weeks of Season

ESPN: Lionel Messi looks to have played his last Barcelona game of the season due to his persistent hamstring injury, but he may return in time for Argentina’s World Cup qualifiers in early June.  Messi limped out of Barca’s 2-1 … Continue reading

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Robben Seals the Deal: Bayern Merkel Bowl Bound

So dirty. Can’t wait for Die Classichiesen.

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Barcelona To Start Messi on the Bench

The lineups are set and everything is in place for the Camp Nou showdown between Bayern Munich and Barcelona!! I’m expecting Barcelona to come out firing with tons of pressure and penetration to try and get themselves out to an … Continue reading

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