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The top of the table in La Liga is essentially sorted out as Barcelona should win their third straight league title, barring a massive collapse of epic proportions. At the other end, things aren’t so settled as eight clubs will be locked in a battle to stay up in the Primera with five games to go, and this would be a much more exciting soccer spread to wager on. Almeria is dead last in the league with 26 points, so […]

Posted by LaLigaWeekly On Apr - 28 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

80,000 people packed the Santiago Bernabeau stadium on Saturday, April 16, to watch the first of four epic battles between the best two clubs in Europe. Expectations were high and the leaders of each team didn’t disappoint. Both goals were scored through penalty kicks, one by Lionel Messi (his record breaking 49th goal of the season and 30th in La Liga) and the other by Cristiano Ronaldo (82’ minute, his 29th of La Liga). Jose Mourinho’s strategy worked for most […]

Posted by Dreaming of Croquetas On Apr - 18 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Saturdays three La Liga fixtures are highlighted by what should be an entertaining clash at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez between ninth-placed Getafe and a Villarreal team desperately trying to hang on to the coat tails of the top two, Barcelona and Real Madrid. Geta boss Michel this week cited the Yellow Submarine as the example his club should follow, and his team are in goalscoring mood with six in the last two games. Sevilla, having slipped to tenth with three […]

Posted by LaLigaWeekly On Dec - 11 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Take a look at the number of professional media people with official accreditation for Monday’s Barcelona-Real Madrid game and you’ll see what is meant when it is described as the biggest in club football. According to the Catalan club a total of 891 passes have been issued to 159 organisations from 28 different countries to cover El Clásico. The 159 organisations are broken down thus: 72 newspapers and magazines, 22 news agencies, 26 radio stations and 39 television channels. The […]

Posted by LaLigaWeekly On Nov - 28 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

On Sunday night we were treated not only to a wonderful game of football between two very good sides full of attacking flair, but also to a show of strength from the reining Spanish champions. Barcelona went into this match at Atletico Madrid behind in the table not only to their hosts and but also to their great rivals Real Madrid after last weekend’s shock home defeat to Hercules. This defeat had brought more than just embarrassment and shock to […]

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Posted by Simon Heptinstall On Sep - 20 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST