Four Young La Liga Talents To Look Out For Next Season

Last season was very competitive for talent in La Liga, as we saw several young attacking players compete in their debut seasons for their respective clubs. Individuals such as Antonio Sanabria and Paco Alcacer were the standout names from 2015/16 who will be expected to make an even bigger impact during the forthcoming campaign.  It’s[…]

Sevilla Extend Spanish Dominance

Sevilla won the Europa League for the third time in as many years after beating Liverpool 3-1 in Basel. This was the fifth time they have lifted the trophy in the past eleven seasons. The Andalusians title means that with Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid clashing in the Champions League final in Milan, Spanish clubs will have won[…]

Zlatan Ibrahimović – The Serial Title Winner

This weekend Zlatan Ibrahimović scored four goals to help PSG seal the Ligue 1 title after a 9-0 demolition of Troyes. It’s the Parisians 4th league title in a row and it looks like that run will continue into the foreseeable future. It was also Zlatan’s 13th title in the past 15 seasons. This is a remarkable[…]

Lucas Perez’s Insatiable Determination Seeing Him Thrive at Depor After Incredible Journey Abroad

Not since the 2002/03 La Liga campaign has Deportivo La Coruna had a player score nine goals in the first 13 matches. Their magnificent Dutchman Roy Makaay did so 12 years ago on his way to scoring 29 goals and winning the coveted Pichichi. While it’s taken over a decade for Makaay’s record to be[…]

Five Stars of La Liga Who Need to Kick-Start Their Season After the International Break

Jackson Martínez – Atlético Madrid Signed for €30 million in the summer, Atlético’s lust for the Colombian was hinged on the fact that they felt they had a ‘guaranteed’ striker; one who could come in from day one and add the striking firepower necessary for them to challenge for the title again. After Mario Mandzukic[…]

Yevhen Konoplyanka Duly Repaying Sevilla For Going To Extraordinary Lengths To Help Him Settle

Immediately following his switch to Sevilla, Yevhen Konoplyanka staunchly explained why he’d chosen to move to the current Europa League holders over a host of English Premier League clubs who were interested. “If I was two-and-a-half metres tall and didn’t know how to control a ball then I may have gone to England, but here[…]

Have Unai Emery and Sevilla Run Their Course?

Unai Emery and Sevilla, in many ways, has been the perfect match. They’ve been together since January 2013, and came to be at a time when prosperity had gone awry for both parties. While Emery’s Eastern European adventure with Spartak Moscow had fallen before it began, Sevilla had blitzed through three managers in as many[…]

Andalusia and the Importance of the Homegrown Player

Home to historical towns, magnificent climates and food Andalusia is one of the most attractive regions in the whole of Spain. The autonomous Spanish community is also home to one of the fiercest derbies in the world, three footballing powerhouses and an impressively long list of players who have came out of the region. Spanish[…]