Irish football fans won’t have had too much trouble coming up with a comparison for 24 hours which saw World Cup challengers Spain come close to total meltdown just two days before their opening Group B game against Portugal in Sochi.
Thu, 14 Jun, 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
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
Neymar was the hero for Barcelona last night as the Catalans made history by becoming the first team ever to overcome a 0-4 first leg deficit — beating Paris Saint Germain 6-1 on the night with the last few minutes of the game seeing the Brazilian score twice and set up a 95th winner for substitute Sergi Roberto.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017
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