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For a good while there it looked as if Villarreal would have no issues staying up in the Primera but in the last few weeks or so things have taken a wrong turn for the Submarino and now they face a do or die match this weekend for their permanencia. A Villarreal relegation would send a huge ripple through the ranks of the Segunda as it would mean the automatic relegation of Villarreal B to the Segunda B. That means […]

Posted by Arch Bell On May - 8 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

OK OK. So I know that all of the buzz is still about the aftermath of the Clasico, the Champions League semis and the Europa League semis and of course Pep Guardiola leaving his post as Barca manager. But please allow me to start luring you Segunda way because, well, outside of the Copa final, the race for fourth and the usual relegation drama, all the fun is being had down here. Its another derbi this week as Elche and […]

Posted by Arch Bell On Apr - 27 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Just wanted to do a quick look back on the weekend in the Segunda and with that you have to start with Valladolid who won yet again. The Pucelete grabbed a 0-1 win at Villarreal B on Friday night with a goal from Javi Guerra. Last years Segunda Focus Player of the Year has certainly rounded into form this second half of the season. Valladolid now five points up on Celta. Thats because the Vigo bunch went to Alicante and […]

Posted by Arch Bell On Apr - 23 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

One of these days, perhaps as ealy as next year, well be able to have a mini-clasico the day of the Clasico where Real Madrid Castilla plays Barcelona B in the Segunda but for now we will make do with what we have which aint too bad. Lets start off with Alcorcon-Cordoba on Saturday. Juan Antonio Anquelas group has been stellar but now they head into a stretch where they will be facing five different teams all in promotion contention. […]

Posted by Arch Bell On Apr - 20 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST

So two derbi gallegos are in the books this season and both wins for the 2011-2012 season will be residing at Riazor. In what was a pulsating affair, Depor takes the derbi gallego in the final seconds with a Borja header 2-3. Riki sent the guests ahead in just the third minute which was an oddly similar situation to their early goal in the first game at Riazor. Celta pushed hard for the equalizer and played some Primera-level futbol but […]

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Posted by Arch Bell On Apr - 17 - 2012 Comments Off READ FULL POST