Tottenham’s new stadium WILL be the only place to host Champions League football in London this season after another night of incredible drama in Barcelona ended with Lucas Moura striking a late, late equaliser to send Spurs through to the last 16 of the Champions League.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018
The lead up to tomorrow’s late in the season La Liga Clasico has been quite unique with minds on both sides not quite as focused as usual in the days before the world’s biggest domestic club game.
Sat, 05 May, 2018
“A failure without excuses,” shouted the cover of Catalan daily Sport on Wednesday morning, with the words “debacle”, “lamentable” and “elimination” also featuring in bold print.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde will not encourage striker Luis Suarez to play with any less aggression than usual in tonight’s Copa del Rey semi-final second leg (8.30pm) against Valencia despite being one yellow card away from missing the final.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
All week the build-up to Barcelona’s visit to Atletico Madrid on Saturday night had centred on the difficult political situation in Spain, with a push towards independence in Catalonia, and the central authorities in the capital pushing back.
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
Most of the noise in Spanish football this summer was generated by superstars Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo — with the former leaving Barcelona for Paris Saint Germain, and the latter staying [for the moment at least] at Real Madrid.
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017
Ireland’s Dan Martin came painfully close to winning Fleche Wallonne for the first time yesterday but just like in 2014, when he finished runner-up to Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), he was pipped at the post by the same man again.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2016
Vincenzo Nibali punched the air to celebrate his first win of the race this year, Chris Froome then launched a tirade at the stage winner for the manner in which he won and Nairo Quintana almost collapsed in a heap from exertion after breathing fresh life into the Tour de France.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015