Category Archives: Spain

Arbeloa: “I have good relationship with Iker, we’re like good friends”

Alvaro Arbeloa spoke at a press conference in New York and stated that his relationship with Iker Casillas “is good, we’re great partners. We carry both shields on our chest, that of Madrid and the team,” he said.

He has clarified that “it’s the same as before. In those statements I did not talk about Iker. Not even indirectly. There are no misunderstandings”.

About the favoritism of Spain, the Madrid player believes that “it is very difficult to get to the top and stay even more, there is much motivation to win and that makes it more difficult, but our motivation is also higher.” Continue reading Arbeloa: “I have good relationship with Iker, we’re like good friends”

Spain smash Panama and Susaeta scores on debut

Pedro bagged a brace as and Susaeta scored on his international debut as Spain cruised to a 5-1 victory over Central American nation Panama
Pedro bagged a brace as and Susaeta scored on his international debut as Spain cruised to a 5-1 victory over Central American nation Panama

Spain breezed to a 5-1 victory over Panama courtesy of a brace from Pedro, strikes from David Villa and Sergio Ramos, as well as a debut goal for Markel Susaeta. Continue reading Spain smash Panama and Susaeta scores on debut

Spain looking to avoid a giant-killing as they make the trip to face Panama

Spain are used to winning football matches, but can minnows Panama cause an upset tonight when the two meet in Central America?
Spain are used to winning football matches, but can minnows Panama cause an upset tonight when the two meet in Central America?

Spain travel to play Panama tonight having won 13 out of their 15 fixtures so far this year, many of which contributed to their victory at Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Continue reading Spain looking to avoid a giant-killing as they make the trip to face Panama

Does Juan matter to Spanish fans?

Does Juan Mata?
Under the radar: Juan Mata is an incredible player, but does he get the recognition he deserves in Spain?

Juan Matter has burst onto the Premier League scene with a flurry of performances worthy of his place in Chelsea’s league-leading starting line-up, and the Spanish playmaker has received rave reviews from English players, managers and fans alike for his sensational efforts so far. So why do some people in Spain not feel the same affection for the former La Liga player? Continue reading Does Juan matter to Spanish fans?

ETO’O INCREASES TEMPO IN ROW WITH FELLOW COUNTRYMAN SONG

“Alex Song isn’t even one of the best players in Cameroon”

Not that good according to fellow country man
Not that good according to fellow countryman

 

The argument among Cameroon players Samuel Eto’o and Alex Song has returned after the striker, currently on the cards for the Russian club Anzhi, primarily was unable to hold back when questioned about the revealed bad blood among two of the country’s star names.

“There is no conflict among stars to talk of, due to the fact I’m one of the finest players in the world and Song isn’t even amongst the best in Cameroon, said Eto’o when questioned on the animosity between the two players.” Continue reading ETO’O INCREASES TEMPO IN ROW WITH FELLOW COUNTRYMAN SONG