Category Archives: Spanish Football

RB Leipzig in 2017 Emirates Cup- German side to make debut in pre-season tournament

The German top flight’s surprise packages this season, RB Leipzig will participate in the Emirates Cup for the first time in their history after Arsenal announced the lineup for the two-day pre-season tournament today afternoon.

Leipzig will be joined by Portuguese giants Benfica (2nd appearance at EC) and Spanish club Sevilla (first appearance like Leipzig) at the tournament which resumes after a one year gap.

Hamburg and Wolfsburg are the two German teams to have previously participated in the Emirates Cup- HSV in fact won the tournament in 2008.

Leipzig will however not play Arsenal- their fixtures will be against Sevilla (29 July 2pm) and Benfica (30 July, again 2pm) Continue reading RB Leipzig in 2017 Emirates Cup- German side to make debut in pre-season tournament

Twitter Emojis El Clasico 2017- Ronaldo, Messi, Suarez, Benzema, Ramos

Social media site Twitter has unveiled a special set of Emojis ahead of this weekend’s El Clasico that could end up determining the winner of this year’s Spanish league title.

New emojis have been released for El Clasico, Hala Madrid, Forca Barca and three Barca players (Messi, Suarez, Pique) and three Real Madrid players (Ronaldo, Benzema and Ramos).

Why does Messi’ twitter emoji’s head look a little bit like Hugo Lloris? We really don’t know! Continue reading Twitter Emojis El Clasico 2017- Ronaldo, Messi, Suarez, Benzema, Ramos

Cristiano Ronaldo goals vs Bayern April 18 2017 | Real-Bayern 4:2 Video Highlights

Controversy at the Bernabeu as Viktor Kassai’s decision to send off Arturo Vidal, thus reducing Bayern Munchen to 10 men, and Cristiano Ronaldo’s two offside goals send the Bavarians out of the competition. 78.346 in attendance at the Bernabeu for this Real – Bayern clash Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo goals vs Bayern April 18 2017 | Real-Bayern 4:2 Video Highlights

Leicester-Sevilla 2:0 | Shakespeare scripts third straight win for LCFC

Craig Shakespeare follows up league wins over Liverpool and Hull City with a stunning win over Sevilla as the Andalusian outfit, the reigning Europa League champions, are beaten 3-2 on aggregate by the Foxes.

Remarkable stuff by Leicester, who in their maiden Champions League appearance, have made it to the quarterfinals (for a relative comparison, Arsenal have been eliminated at the Round of 16 stage in the last SEVEN seasons) Continue reading Leicester-Sevilla 2:0 | Shakespeare scripts third straight win for LCFC

Copa Del Rey Draw

CD Toledo – Villarreal CF

SD Formentera – Sevilla FC

CyD Leonesa – Real Madrid CF

Hércules CF – FC Barcelona

CD Guijuelo – Atlético de Madrid

R. Racing C. – Athletic Club

UCAM Murcia – RC Celta

Córdoba CF – Málaga CF

R. Valladolid CF – Real Sociedad

SD Huesca – UD Las Palmas

Nàstic – D. Alavés

AD Alcorcón – RCD Espanyol

R. Sporting – SD Eibar

Granada CF – At. Osasuna

CD Leganés – Valencia CF

R. Betis – RC Deportivo

Snapchat MLS All-Star Captain Vote 2016- Kaka wins with 47.62% beats Dempsey & Villa

Orlando City star Kaka will captain the MLS All-Star team against Arsenal at the Avaya Stadium on Thursday after a Snapchat voting poll saw the former Real Madrid and Milan star pick up 47.62% of the fan votes. Kaka beat Clint Dempsey (30.15) and David Villa (22.22) after the trio were nominated for captaincy by All-Star coach Dom Kinnear.

This will be the second straight year that the Brazilian will captain the All-Stars, having also worn the armband in 2015 Continue reading Snapchat MLS All-Star Captain Vote 2016- Kaka wins with 47.62% beats Dempsey & Villa

Felix Kroos on Paul Pogba & brother Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos’ brother Felix has let his $0.02 regarding the Pogba-Kroos transfer situation known. According to recent reports in the Italian and Spanish media, Juve want 120 million euros + Toni Kroos for Paul Pogba.

Felix however rubbished the report, saying that his brother was more valuable than Pogba, and the deal should be 120 million euros + Pogba for Toni Kroos.

Have we seen the last of this transfer deal? Probably not, be prepared for more and more realms of paper to be occupied during the summer by Pogba, Kroos, Juve and Real Madrid.

Valencia-Villarreal 0:2 Highlights Video | Yellow Submarines clinch Champions League spot

Villarreal confirmed a spot in next season’s Champions League following a 2:0 win away at Valencia. Goals from Samu (14) and Adrian (33) gave the Yellow Submarines three points in front of a 38.283 strong crowd at the Mestalla. They have now secured fourth spot in La Liga, and a berth in the playoff rounds of the 16/17 Champions League.

Fifth place Athletic are six points behind Villarreal with two to play, but the latter have a superior head-to-head record Continue reading Valencia-Villarreal 0:2 Highlights Video | Yellow Submarines clinch Champions League spot