The Basque Derby: Football’s Friendly Rivalry

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The North of Spain has a different side to your traditional derby games. On the border of France and themselves, the Basque region has a different view on derbies, one that embodies a competitive edge, and at the same time, a great deal of respect. This is a game that goes highly unnoticed under the […] READ MORE



RFEF announce Julen Lopetegui as Del Bosque’s successor

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On Thursday, the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF), named Julen Lopetegui as Vicente Del Bosque’s successor. His first official game in charge will be the World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein on 5 September. Who is Julen Lopetegui? ¡Tenemos muchas ganas de darle un gran #BienvenidoJulen a nuestro nuevo seleccionador @julenlopetegui! A las 18:30: https://t.co/cTWOvZzuOe — […] READ MORE


Lionel Messi Given Prison Sentence For Tax Fraud

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On Wednesday, Lionel Messi and his father Jorge Messi were sentenced to 21 months each in jail by the High Court in Barcelona. Lionel Messi Given Prison Sentence For Tax Fraud The Messi’s were found guilty of defrauding the Spanish Tax authorities of a reported €4.1 million by using fake companies in Belize and Uruguay […] READ MORE


Italy v Germany: How Italy can ,and probably will, Beat Germany

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Antonio Conte has taken an underwhelming Italy side into the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. He has established an extremely potent defensive structure. The Italians also play quickly on the break when the attacking team loses possession. Meanwhile, Germany have most people’s vote for the best team in the tournament so far. The current world champions are considered favourites, […] READ MORE



Dublin Sevens: Women’s Global Repechage Takes Center Stage

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The Olympic dream is so close for one of these teams competing at the Dublin Sevens Olympic repechage tournament this weekend, they can all ‘taste it’. The players only have to perform now over the round-robin matches and qualifying stages to achieve that goal–a Golden  opportunity. For the female athletes competing, the Women’s Global Repechage Takes […] READ MORE



Croatia Stun Spain in Bordeaux

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Croatia stunned Spain in Bordeaux to clinch top spot in Group D. The result means that Spain will now play Italy in Paris on Monday. Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque resisted the temptation to rotate as he named an unchanged XI despite La Roja having already qualified for the latter stages of the competition. This […] READ MORE


Spain Wins Monaco Sevens Olympic Qualifier

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In a fabulous result for European rugby, Spain wins Monaco Sevens Olympic Qualifier after defeating Samoa 22-19 in a thrilling final. Played at the Stade Louis II stadium in Monaco, it was a fairytale ending to a rough journey for the Jose Ignacio Ichauista coached team. The win books the final men’s spot to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Spain, […] READ MORE