When Peter Lim took over Valencia one of the first things he did was to repaint the Mestalla to the glorious Black and orange monster it is today. Such a simple but intelligent way to start work at Valencia. It shows an identity being projected every time Valencia are on tv, and looks so impressive. … [Read more...]
Could the threat of relegation actually be good for Valencia?
14th in the La Liga table, only 4 points and the same number of places from the relegation zone, not having won a Liga game for three months, their biggest defeat in any competition for twenty odd years less than a week ago; the figures make sobering reading for any Valencia fan. But the threat, and very real possibility, of relegation to the Segunda may be just what the team needs to drag itself out of this footballing mire in which it finds itself. Anyone who saw the first leg of the Copa del Rey tie against Barcelona could be forgiven for thinking it was a completely different team to the … [Read more...]
Three managers that could replace Gary Neville at Valencia
When Gary Neville was first appointed the manager of Valencia, our initial reaction contained praise for Valencia as they had appointed a magnificent football enthusiast, with tremendous tactical knowledge. Neville's appointment was somewhat a little surprise to many of us because we all knew that due to his cunning Monday Night Football analysis on Sky Sports, he had the potential to become a great manager, despite never having any sort of experience in the role before, excluding his coaching role with the English national team. … [Read more...]
Deadline Day Quiz: Which player are you?
With tensions running high on the final day of the Winter transfer window, clubs across Europe are scuttling about trying to complete their pieces of last minute business. For want-away players who are also looking for a move to pastures new, deadline day can become an extremely stressful time, especially if said players have no concrete offers on the table as the final hours approach. Courtesy of Free Super Tips who produce Football Predictions, we implore you to try our transfer deadline day quiz which finds out what sort of player you'd be in football's circus-esque last day of 'wheelings … [Read more...]
Ronaldo VS Messi ! Rivalry is not just limited to the football field.
Both Ronaldo and Messi are no doubt great players on the field. If you see their stats, it is very hard to say who is better. Both of them will go down in the history among the greatest players of all time. Stats won't tell you the whole story, you need to consider other factors as well such as "endorsements". … [Read more...]
West Ham United planning a swoop for £10million-rated wonderkid in January
West Ham United will be eyeing a move for Swiss sensation Breel Embolo during the January transfer window, according to reports. … [Read more...]
Port Vale 2-2 Getafe
Getafe got their four match tour of England underway with an entertaining 2-2 draw at Port Vale, despite being reduced to ten men for over an hour. Wanderson and Juan Rodriguez scored for Getafe either side of two goals for Ajay Leitch-Smith for the home side whilst Pedro Leon was red carded for an alleged elbow. … [Read more...]
Why Spurs should look to La Liga for midfield talent
Spurs’ attempts to sign a player of Modric’s quality, since his sale to Spanish giants Real Madrid, have miserably failed in recent years. … [Read more...]
Is Fernando Llorente worth fighting for?
During his time at Italian champions Juventus, Fernando Llorente has struggled to replicate the form he showed in La Liga with Atletico Bilbao. … [Read more...]
Transfer Report: Spurs monitoring Javier Hernandez
The Express have reported that Spurs could make a bid for Real Madrid's Javier Hernandez. The offer is likely to be in the region of £8 million pounds for the Mexican. Javier Hernandez is currently on loan from Manchester Utd and has performed well for Los Blancos, despite receiving few first team opportunities. … [Read more...]