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?
The last match of the 2003/04 season, a dead rubber, and the tail end of Real Madrid's galáctico era. Both teams made changes and this was a chance for some youngsters from La Fábrica to impress as Madrid looked to put a disappointing season behind them. However it was the lanky young winger on the opposition team who stole … Continue reading La Pausa: Xabi Prieto’s panenka at the Bernabeu