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Julio Baptista hopes to play in a few weeks after long-term injury

Will it be a happy Christmas for Julio Baptista as he looks to return to action with Malaga in the coming weeks?
Will it be a happy Christmas for Julio Baptista as he looks to return to action with Malaga in the coming weeks?

Former Arsenal forward Julio Baptista is hoping to return to action with Malaga after his damaged Achilles has kept him out since July. Continue reading Julio Baptista hopes to play in a few weeks after long-term injury

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?

Real, Atletico and Malaga all in Copa del Rey action tonight

Malaga, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid all in Copa del Rey action
Malaga, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid all in Copa del Rey action

Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Malaga are all sitting pretty near the top of La Liga, chasing league leaders Barcelona and waiting for them to slip up.

But the trio of teams all shift their focus to the Copa del Rey tonight as they look to join Barcelona in the next round of the cup. Continue reading Real, Atletico and Malaga all in Copa del Rey action tonight