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

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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