Spain keep the glory coming at European U-19 Championships

Spain’s second trophy of the summer and with the potential of one more to come. If it’s one thing that the country can be proud of these days as it trudges through various financial swamps, it’s the footballers. With the seniors triumphing in Poland and Ukraine, last night stepped up the U-19’s in Estonia. A…

Jordi Alba: Sprinting to success

When Johan Cruyff recognises your talent, it usually means you’re doing something right, “He has been the revelation of the tournament”. The praise was the latest in a long line of achievements for Jordi Alba – days after the words from the iconic Dutchman the full-back was to reach the highest point of his career…

Spain’s European Championship 2012 squad: A player-by-player analysis

Today Vicente del Bosque named his 23 man squad which is heading to the European Championships this summer, and as expected there is much to debate. Here are some explainations behind the presence of each player, and of course those who will be absent. GOALKEEPERS Iker Casillas: Spain’s superb number one will be appearing in…