All Spanish football competitions will be suspended later this month in a strike that could ‘indefinitely’ affect La Liga and the Copa del Rey in the final weeks of the 2014-15 season. The strike, set to begin with penultimate round of La Liga games next weekened, originates from a disagreement over television rights with the Spanish football federation unhappy with the government over a revenue distribution dispute. As it stands there are just three games left to play in the Spanish top tier, with Barcelona leading Real Madrid by two points at the summit, while Barca are also set to face Athletic Bilbao in the cup final on May 30. All matches from the May 16 start date of the strike will be suspended including the showpiece Copa Del Rey final at the Nou Camp at the end of the month. This weekend’s fixtures, including Barcelona vs Real Sociedad and Real Madrid vs Valencia will not be affected. The vital […]
Illarramendi and Isco's moves to Real Madrid are only a representation of the bigger issues facing La Liga.
Spanish football might be experiencing great success lately, but the league is in crisis and it might drag Spanish football as a while down with it if nothing is done.
In a series of epic battles known as El Clasico, a colossal encounter between two Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona, another enthralling battle between the two awaits football fans across the globe this Saturday. TheHardTackle's Dhawal Verma brings forward the history of the encounter and provides a sneak peek into El Clasico coming this weekend.