Gameweek 3 in review

As La Liga reaches the first international break of the 2018-19 season we'll take a look at the three big derbies that were played at the weekend. Real Betis 1-0 Sevilla In spite of their winless start to the season, the Betis fans knew that this would be the perfect opportunity to throw down a … Continue reading Gameweek 3 in review

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Gameweek 2 in review

Real Valladolid 0 - 1 Barcelona Of course the one headline from this match was the state of the pitch at the Estadio José Zorrilla. You've probably the seen the pictures of Jordi Alba and Luis Suárez replacing giant divots while labouring to a one nil on Saturday. The pitch was a total embarrassment to La Liga … Continue reading Gameweek 2 in review

The View from Empordà: Girona and La Liga in the USA

Girona FC were founded 88 years ago and for 87 of those years bounced between the 2nd division (now known as Liga 123) and the regionalised Catalan 5th tier of Spanish football. Being a Girona fan has been an unrewarding task for most of their history, especially considering the fact that most people in the … Continue reading The View from Empordà: Girona and La Liga in the USA

La Pausa: Xabi Prieto’s panenka at the Bernabeu

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