There are many misconceptions about Spanish football, one of which is that the strikers in La Liga are small, technical players who are more likely to produce a brilliant piece of skill rather than a “bullet header”. They are thought of as less physical than those who ply their trade in England. There are many […] READ MORE
Tag: Athletic Bilbao
Can Spain reign in Europe again?
This week marks the start of the European club competitions and for the first time Spain will have five teams participating in the Champions League, while Villarreal and Athletic Bilbao will battle for the glory in the Europa League. Can Spain reign in Europe again? Valencia overcame Monaco in a play-off in August, meaning that […] READ MORE
La Liga Review: Round One
Goles Y Goles Y Goles… well, not quite! So, the first round of games in this season’s La Liga weren’t exactly a fiesta of sparkling attacking play, full of the flair and extravagance that we have come to expect from the world’s best domestic league. However, there is still plenty of action to discuss from […] READ MORE