La Liga Team of the Season 2014/2015

Rule as usual; one player per club. No more. Honourable mentions the exception. Criteria is based upon how valuable the individual has been to the team, and their improvement as a player. No players from Real Madrid or Barcelona. There will be a million teams produced with players from those teams. GK: Gerónimo Rulli There…

Low cost and high reward: Gálvez and Arribas cases in point

Given the plight of Spain’s transfer market as a whole, the free market has become along with the loan market, the most important and decisive aspect of the transfer window. Players are seeing their contracts expire for two reasons, with either a) the club they’re contracted to simply not being able to afford a healthier…

La Liga Team of the Season 2012/2013: Midfield and Attack

Here is the second part of my La Liga Team of the Season 2012/2013, focusing on the midfield and attack. An immensely difficult area to choose from, but I thought certain players stood out as mentioned in their respective placings. The first part if you missed it is here. CM Ander Herrera At 23-years-old Ander…

Fede Vico: Awaiting the explosion

“When I leave football, I’d like to be a psychologist. If I wasn’t that, then probably an entrepreneur”. At 18 years old, Fede Vico is already looking ahead to his career after football. It’s the one he’ll have in it though that could bring him success – and if early signs are anything to go…

Espanyol get lost on their way to ‘The Promised Land’

“We reiterate our full confidence in [Mauricio] Pochettino and his coaching staff. We are confident they are able to overcome this situation. All the directors have agreed”. Rafael Train, spokesman for RCD Espanyol’s Board of Directors stated on Tuesday morning. That they’ve come to ‘another’ decision means little for the supporters, after all these are…