Pep Guardiola's infamous sabbatical from football at the end of last season saw him become one of the hottest managerial commodities in football.
At present thereai??i??s a debate going on whether Real Madridai??i??s Cristiano Ronaldo wouldai??i??ve been a more worthy recipient of footballai??i??s most prestigious individual award. Guest writer Adi-Oula Sebastian tells you why not!
Cristiano Ronaldo put Real Madrid in the news for the wrong reason when he said he was 'sad'. It is time for him again to end this all and put the club in the news for the right reasons because he alone is capable of it.
Undoubtedly, this is Barcelonaai??i??s toughest match so far in 2013. Malaga is not an easy opposition by any stretch of imagination. THT brings to you the match preview and other details.
Real Madrid, undergoing a resurgence in recent weeks, travel to bottom placed Osasuna in a potentially tricky fixture without their talisman Cristiano Ronaldo.
The 2012-13 season seems to be going great guns ai??i?? perhaps to a certain extent. However, thereai??i??s always more to it than meets the eye. Vilanova has a squad of superstars, who surprisingly are extremely cohesive. His team is doing reasonably well and holds a 9-point advantage over their nearest rival. In the Champions League, they face AC Milan, certainly one of the powerhouses of European and World football, but currently lying seventh, 17 points adrift of reigning champions and league leaders Juventus. The team primarily remains the same and so does the philosophy. But Vilanova has made a few amendments, and the team has now learnt to grind out results against oppositions like Getafe (last season they lost 1-0; this season they won 4-1) and Osasuna (last season they lost 3-2; this season they won 2-1). More importantly, they have somewhat learnt to convert draws into wins. With 7 draws and 3 losses last season, Barcelona dropped 23 points […]
TheHardTackle reviews the La Liga week that just went by and tries to see the subplots of Barcelona and Madrid matches.
Modric could be seeking a move away from Real Madrid whic has put the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea on red alert.
TheHardTackle previews and analyses the Catalan Derby of week 18 of La Liga, with FC Barcelona hosting their neighbours Espanyol.
From the absurd to sheer brilliance, from Alan Pardew to Mario Balotelli, we bring to you the best quotes of 2012.