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Danilo’s move to Real Madrid. Why so early?

Real Madrid announced last night a new arrival for next season. Three main reasons explain this early move of Porto’s right back wing Danilo: sport necessity, advantage over rivals and a FIFA sanction fear. First was Marcos Asensio from Mallorca. Another promise Read more…

La Liga: race for the 4th place

Two great teams are favourites to fight for the fourth position which allows the qualification for the last round before Champions League. However, Sevilla and Valencia aren’t alone in the quest. Villarreal has less pressure in their interesting team, and unexpected Málaga Read more…

Destroyed Rangers

Few days ago the meeting of the managing board was a disaster, just as their current season. Yesterday they were smashed by Hibernians 4-0 in a nightmare afternoon to be forgotten as soon as possible. Now after half season is gone Gers are 15 points away of leaders Hearts of Midlothian, a team which has beaten them twice already. Alloa Athletic hit an awesome comeback in Challenge Cup semifinals Read more…

Humble dreams

Imagine just for a moment that your nationality is not English, Italian, German, French or Spanish. Neither Dutch, Swiss, Portuguese, Russian or even Ucranian. No, your hometown is Reykjavík, Tirana or Astaná and you support your local team or the local champions. Now trust me: magic in football happens also there. Sure, it’s another level Read more…

Real & United survive to each other

It wasn’t a Champions League game. No, clearly last night we enjoyed a classic European Cup game, a huge football demonstration among two superb teams that gave us a night to remember.  A fast resume could be: Real was better but both had chances enough to score much more goals. Any mistakes, some awesome clearances Read more…

  • bsc_fcu_pitch_628Impressive mosaic by Hertha fans before the game
  • fcu_celeb_628Simon Terodde celebrates the opener for the visitors
  • Dura pugnaIt was a hard game
  • Ronny festeja el definitivo empateRonny got the definitive 2-2
  • union-hertha9_38165328Hertha's players happiness
  • bengalas BerlínFlares in the stands

Berlin beats

Olympiastadion, over 74.000 fans on the stands for a passionate derby in the only big European capitol without a strong football team on the top flight. Yes, last night game was a second tier match, but what a fabulous spectacle! Both historical rivals faced each other sharing the same objetive: to be promoted to the 1.Bundesliga at the end of the season. Read more…

A few questions about Guardiola’s Bayern choice

Next stop, Allianz Arena

Yesterday the footballistic bomb so far this 2013 exploded around 5 p.m.: Bayern officialised a deal from next summer until 2016 with Pep Guardiola, the successfull ex-Barça coach that won everything during his three seasons in the Spanish club. Bundesliga earns a new interesting factor in its figure, but the new challengue raises some questions Read more…