Category Archives: Valencia

Roberto Di Matteo sacked by Chelsea

Chelsea sack boss Roberto Di Matteo despite his Champions League success last season, paving the way for Rafael Benitez, Pep Guardiola or Jose Mourinho to take over
Chelsea sack boss Roberto Di Matteo despite his Champions League success last season, paving the way for Rafael Benitez, Pep Guardiola or Jose Mourinho to take over

Champions League and FA Cup winner Roberto Di Matteo has been sacked by Chelsea in a shocking turn of events, and Rafael Benitez, Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are all potential candidates for the vacant job. Continue reading Roberto Di Matteo sacked by Chelsea

Valencia host Bayern Munich in battle to win Group F

Valencia take on Bayern Munich, knowing a victory is likely to see them finish as leaders of Group F and cement their place in the final 16 of the Champions League
Valencia take on Bayern Munich, knowing a victory is likely to see them finish as leaders of Group F and cement their place in the final 16 of the Champions League

Valencia host Bayern Munich in a top of the table battle Champions League match tonight, with both teams locked together on 9 points and aiming to finish at the summit of Group F. Continue reading Valencia host Bayern Munich in battle to win Group F

Weekend La Liga round-up

Atletico continue their fine run in La Liga this season with a comfortable 2-0 win over Getafe
Atletico continue their fine run in La Liga this season with a comfortable 2-0 win over Getafe

Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid all recorded victories on Sunday to maintain the status quo at the top of the Primera Liga table. Continue reading Weekend La Liga round-up

Barcelona pull away at the top as Atletico Madrid slip up

Barcelona celebrate yet another goal and another victory in La Liga this season, this time beating Celta Vigo 3-1 at Camp Nou
Barcelona celebrate yet another goal and another victory in La Liga this season, this time beating Celta Vigo 3-1 at Camp Nou

Barcelona finally managed to shrug themselves away from the chasing Atletico Madrid and go three points clear at the top of La Liga after winning 3-1 over recently promoted side Celta Vigo.

Tito Vilanova’s formidable side’s victory means it’s now nine wins out of 10 for the league leaders, who have started the 2012/13 at a furious pace and refuse to let up. Continue reading Barcelona pull away at the top as Atletico Madrid slip up

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?

The Copa del Rey returns for another round

Copa-del-Rey-Final 2012
Messi celebrations: The dominant Barcelona claimed the Copa del Rey crown last season, but who will progress through to the next round in the next set of cup fixtures?

Copa del Rey 2012 victors Barcelona will be hoping to carry their fantastic start in La Liga into the cup competition on Tuesday night.

Catalan boss Tito Vilanova has effortlessly taken the Spanish giants forward following the resignation of former coach Pep Guardiola at the end of the last campaign. Continue reading The Copa del Rey returns for another round