We live in an era of protest, one in which the right to protest is protected by the European Convention on Human Rights, and one in which nervous authorities are increasingly influenced by the voice of the people and the noise they make.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2019
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
Real Madrid dug out a draw in Saturday afternoon’s ‘Clasico’ at Barcelona to remain in control of the La Liga title race - and leave further questions hanging around Luis Enrique’s future at the Camp Nou.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
The hype around the La Liga ‘Clasico’ between Barcelona and Real Madrid continues to burst through all barriers — with millions worldwide due to tune in this afternoon to see Lionel Messi and company take on Cristiano Ronaldo and his colleagues.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
Sat, 02 Apr, 2016
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
Xavi Hernandez is determined to end his Barca career in Berlin tomorrow by collecting his 25th trophy in 17 remarkable years; but measuring his contribution to Barcelona history in silverware alone, even bearing in mind those remarkable statistics, doesn’t even come near to over-estimating his influence on the most successful team of the 21st century.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2015
Rafa Benitez emotionally hailed the “closing of a circle” as he returned to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu yesterday as first team coach - but the former Los Blancos youth team player and reserve trainer now has to quickly show that he can handle his dream job as Real Madrid first team coach.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
AIB All-Ireland Club SFC semi-final: Corofin (Galway) v St Vincent’s (Dublin): Their lifestyles and, most probably, bank balances are poles apart but Ger Brennan believes Diarmuid Connolly and Lionel Messi are two players cut from the same cloth.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
David Moyes’ new club Real Sociedad is often considered one of the most attractive coaching jobs in La Liga, but the former Manchester United and Everton manager faces a difficult challenge in turning around the fortunes of a side which — like himself — has endured a difficult few years.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014