1. Top Targets Barcelona Could Sign on a Pre-Contract Agreement in January

    Flying high at the top of La Liga, everything looks good for Barcelona right now. They are unbeaten domestically — five points clear at the top of the table and eight ahead ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. Top Targets Real Madrid Could Sign on a Pre-Contract Agreement in January

    With just two gameweeks left in La Liga before the winter break, thoughts will be turning to the new year: the second half of the season, the fight for major honours and, of course, the transfer window...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Power Ranking Every Player for Real Madrid in 2017 Champions League Group Stage

    Reigning UEFA Champions League holders Real Madrid are aiming to win it a record third time in a row—while no other side has even won it in consecutive years in the modern era...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Power Ranking Every Player for Barcelona in 2017 Champions League Group Stage

    Barcelona were handed a potentially tough draw in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, but just as he has done domestically in La Liga, Ernesto Valverde guided his team ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. Best and Worst Moves Real Madrid Can Make in the Transfer Window

    Real Madrid 's sky-high expectations naturally lead them to want to win every single game and every single title; last year they made pretty good on that challenge by claiming both ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. Are Real Madrid Really Being Robbed by Referees This Season?

    Real Madrid are playing catch-up in La Liga, and many fans and media outlets are not entirely convinced the blame lies solely with the players and staff...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. Best and Worst Moves Barcelona Can Make in the Transfer Window

    Barcelona's start to the season could hardly have gone better, with the club sitting top of the table in La Liga and still unbeaten, as well as progressing nicely in the UEFA Champions League...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking the Players Who Are More or Less Important to Barcelona Than 1 Year Ago

    Barcelona, as a club, have had a time of upheaval of late; while rivals Real Madrid revelled in lifting silverware at home and abroad, the Catalan side were busy changing manager, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Ranking Players Who Are More and Less Important to Real Madrid Than 1 Year Ago

    Zinedine Zidane hasn't tended to swap around too many members of his squad since taking over as Real Madrid 's first-team coach in January 2016...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. Should the Barcelona No. 10 Shirt Be Retired When Lionel Messi Stops Playing?

    It's rare that a span of games goes by without Lionel Messi giving Barcelona fans something new to salivate over, for which they are profoundly grateful. There are several reasons for their appreciation of the majestic forward...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Should Real Madrid's No 7 Shirt Be Retired When Cristiano Ronaldo Stops Playing?

    There are some who would label, right now and without hesitation, Cristiano Ronaldo as the greatest Real Madrid player of all time. Others would go further, calling them the greatest player ever, anywhere...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. The Player Nobody's Talking About That Barcelona Need in January

    Barcelona's season could hardly have gone better so far; despite a summer of unrest, the Catalan club are top of La Liga, cruising in the UEFA Champions League and unbeaten in 2017/18 ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. The Player Nobody's Talking About That Real Madrid Need in January

    There haven't been too many question marks over Zinedine Zidane 's decisions since he took charge of Real Madrid in January 2016, and even when there have been debatable ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. Who Do Barcelona Fans See as the Long-Term Successor to Lionel Messi?

    It was an unthinkable scenario for many seasons: that Lionel Messi might depart Barcelona, and the Camp Nou club would have to find the replacement for him...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Who Do Real Madrid Fans See as the Long-Term Successor to Cristiano Ronaldo?

    It's not something that Real Madrid fans want to consider at the moment, but sooner or later there will come a time when the great Cristiano Ronaldo moves on and his contribution to the team is filled by others...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Every La Liga Club's Revelation so Far This Season

    A quarter of the way through La Liga's 2017/18 campaign, it's shaping up to be a memorable one. Champions Real Madrid are playing catch-up to Barcelona while the likes of Valencia ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Ranking the Top 25 Players in Liga After Opening 10 Games of Season

    The 2017/18 season in La Liga is already 10 games old, and a quarter of the way through the campaign, there are already several tiers evident in the league, hinting as to who can have a big year...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. Who Would Win: Real Madrid 2000s XI vs. Real Madrid 2010s XI?

    Real Madrid have had no shortage of world-class stars in their history. The face of the team may have changed dramatically over the past 20 years, but success continues to roll ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Who Would Win: Barcelona 2000s XI vs. Barcelona 2010s XI?

    One of the great, never-ending debates among football fans is whether a current side is as good as that of yesteryear: Has the forward line improved, has the star midfielder ever been replaced, and so on...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Is Kepa Arrizabalaga an Upgrade on Keylor Navas for Real Madrid?

    Being one of the world's most successful clubs isn't always easy. The silverware has come rolling in for Real Madrid since Zinedine Zidane took charge in January 2016, but adding ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. Ranking the Best La Liga Players in 2017 Not on Ballon d'Or List

    The Ballon d'Or, in its different guises and ownerships, has been pretty much permanently lodged in Spain over the last decade...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. The Forgotten Genius of Kaka

    It seems difficult for the modern football fan to comprehend, but there was a time when the game was not dominated by Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and their seemingly eternal, intergalactic battle for supremacy...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  23. Ranking Lionel Messi's Barcelona Debuts in Different Competitions

    A date that saw the beginning of a journey that would change the course of history for Barcelona, October 16 will forever be seen as a watershed moment at the Camp Nou club...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. Ranking the Biggest Current Stars Who Flopped in La Liga

    La Liga has long been seen as one of the top European leagues, not just for fans and casual viewers but also for players—a league to aspire to join, to play in and shine in...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. Atletico Madrid Look to Recapture Spirit of Calderon Against Buoyant Barcelona

    Barcelona have made an incredible start to the season in La Liga, sitting top with a 100 per cent record and quickly making new boss Ernesto Valverde look the part...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments