Gameweek 7 in review

We'll be taking a look at our first truly big game in La Liga as Real Madrid hosted city rivals Atlético at the Santiago Bernabéu on Saturday. Real Madrid 0-0 Atlético Madrid Before kick off the Real Madrid fans got to see Varane, Marcelo, Courtois, Ramos and Modrić display their trophies from the recent FIFA The Best Awards after … Continue reading Gameweek 7 in review

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Gameweek 4 in review

This weekend saw Spain's big two face tough away trips to the Basque Country, while Atlético Madrid welcomed another Basque team, Eibar, to the Wanda Metropolitano. This weeks roundup will focus on these three big matches, which became a tale of three goalkeepers. Atlético Madrid 1-1 Eibar Los Colchoneros' bad start to the season continued on … Continue reading Gameweek 4 in review

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?

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