Gameweek 9 in review

This week we're going to take a slightly different look at the previous weekends matches by focusing on the managers that are seemingly on the brink of losing their jobs. In a strange opening quarter of the season several teams have over- and underperformed with Leo Franco at Huesca being the first casualty of the … Continue reading Gameweek 9 in review

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October International Round Up

A mixed weekend for Luis Enrique, who saw his Spain team cruise to a win in Cardiff against a youthful Wales team but came unstuck at home after a first-half blitz from England. Wales 1-4 Spain 11/10/2018 Principality Stadium, Cardiff Spain cruised to a win on Friday night as a Wales team without the injured … Continue reading October International Round Up

Looking Ahead to the October Internationals

After an incredible start to his time as manager of the Spanish national team Luis Enrique is looking to keep his 100% record. A friendly against Wales in Cardiff will allow Enrique to experiment for the first time before hosting England in a Nations Cup match at the Estadio Benito Villamarín in Seville. Injuries have forced … Continue reading Looking Ahead to the October Internationals

September International Round Up

England 1-2 Spain 08/09/2018 Wembley Stadium, London Spain kicked off their UEFA Nations League campaign with a good win against England at Wembley. Despite conceding an early goal La Roja hit back immediately through Saúl who guided Rodrigo Moreno's cut-back into the bottom corner. Both country's goals came from the same flank which had been seemingly vacated, … Continue reading September International Round Up

La Pausa: What happened to the Hércules team who beat Barcelona at the Camp Nou?

The 11th September is celebrated across Catalonia as a national holiday to commemorate the fall of Barcelona during the War of Spanish Succession and the subsequent removal of regional autonomy with the abolition of the Catalan constitution. The holiday is an excuse to express Catalan identity, with the streets lined with senyeres and estelades and … Continue reading La Pausa: What happened to the Hércules team who beat Barcelona at the Camp Nou?

Luis Enrique’s First National Team Selection

The Spanish national team will be looking to put their disappointing World Cup behind them as Luis Enrique takes charge of his first matches as national team manager. Games against World Cup semi finalists England and Croatia will provide a tough test for Enrique's team, who will have to cope without the experience of Gerard Piqué, Andrés … Continue reading Luis Enrique’s First National Team Selection