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After growing up with the turmoil of supporting Wimbledon, my passions in football now lie further afield, namely in Spain and South America. With the action on the pitch nearly always matched by the antics off it, La Liga never fails to excite, and I love both watching and writing about it. I hope you enjoy reading my blog and please feel free to comment.

La Liga Preview: Madrid Trio Look To Bounce Back While The Basques Do Battle

Madrid might boast one more club in La Primera than Barcelona, but at the moment is is the Catalans who are coming out on...

Real Madrid’s Reds – Right Or Wrong?

Oft accused of play-acting and theatrics, Real Madrid appeared to fall a long way short of their own 'high' standards against Ajax last night....

With Three Games Left In The Season, Who Will Win The Brazilian Campeonato?

Let's get this straight from the start, despite the excitement and drama that is undoubtedly set to unravel in the next few weeks, the...

What Now For Sergio Asenjo?

It might have been over ten years since Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid and more than fifteen since the same club won the league...

Chaos Reigns Supreme Ahead Of The Superclasico

If this is the calm before the storm, then it is going to be quite some storm when River Plate meet Boca Juniors next...

Can Atletico End Real Madrid’s Undefeated Start?

As derbies go, it's one of the most passionate and dramatic in Europe, however, in recent years, it has also been one of the...

Tearful De La Red Announces His Retirement At Just 25

It's not often that football brings you to tears. While everyone has seen the fans crying on television when their team are relegated or...

Drenthe Hits Top Gear Off The Pitch Too

Royston Drenthe has been the driving force behind much of Hercules' success this season but could now find himself in trouble after hitting top...

Bastian Schweinsteiger: Manchester United or Real Madrid?

At the youthful age of 26, Bastian Schweinsteiger has already a rather successful career. His current haul of five Bundesliga titles, five German Cups,...

Spanish Contingent Starting To Look Strong In Europe

One could be forgiven for thinking that Real Madrid are the only Spanish team to have played in Europe this week. Incessant media coverage...

How Hercules’ Shrewd Signings Have Stunned La Primera

For all the praise lavished upon Jose Mourinho for his so called 'shrewd' signings this summer, it should not be forgotten that there were...

Fernando Llorente Is Taking His Chances, But Is He Madrid Material?

There is little doubt that Fernando Llorente has done nothing to harm his reputation as of late. The Athletic Bilbao striker scored twice in...