Marcos Assunção: The Maestro of the Dead Ball

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An extraordinary free kick specialist who lit up Serie A and La Liga. A player who goalkeeper’s feared even before a foul was committed. The dead ball specialist – Marcos Assunção. The Dead Ball Maestro: Marcos Assunção The Origins of the Free Kick Master The story of the midfielder starts in his native Brazil in […] READ MORE


Manuel Pellegrini Appointed New Real Betis Manager

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Spanish La Liga club Real Betis Balompié have appointed Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager today. The Green and White’s new boss, formerly of West Ham United and Manchester City, has signed a three-year deal through to 2023. Manuel Pellegrini Appointed Real Betis Manager Taking Over Next Season According to ABC Sevilla news outlet, an […] READ MORE


The Enigma That is Nabil Fekir

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Spanish side Real Betis captured arguably one of the bargain transfer deals of last summer when they signed the talented French and Algerian attacker Nabil Fekir from Lyon. The Enigma: Nabil Fekir Fekir to La Liga The attacking midfielder, soon to be 27 this July, penned a four-year deal with Los Verdiblancos. It was an […] READ MORE





La Liga Predictions: Derbies Dominate Fixtures as La Liga Returns

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The La Liga season finally gets back underway following the enforced suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic. La Liga’s return sees derby matches dominate with the two Seville teams and two Valencia teams meeting. There is also a Basque derby between Real Sociedad and Osasuna. Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Atletico Madrid are also back in […] READ MORE


Sevilla v Real Betis: La Liga Returns With Footballing Feast

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Seville is a city draped with sunshine for over 300 days a year. It is also a hotbed of football with passions running high for its two footballing teams: La Liga rivals Real Betis Balompié and Sevilla Football Club. Flamboyant, colourful and ferocious – the hallmarks of the biggest city derby in Spanish football. It’s […] READ MORE