FC Barcelona v Malaga – a brief history


As far as bogey teams go, this fixture takes some beating. Barcelona face Malaga tonight looking to continue their good start to the season, and will be confident of victory having won their last 12 games against them in the league. Malaga have beaten Barcelona just twice in their history, but not for over 10 […]

Ones to Watch in La Liga – Getafe to Rayo Vallecano


Part III of our look ahead to the new season focuses on some goalkeepers, Colombians and loan stars from the Premier League looking to impress. Getafe Getafe struggled for goals last season as they eked out their place in La Liga for another year, but boss Cosmin Contra has again promised that the goals will […]

Pellegrini raids Malaga for Willy Caballero

Willy Caballero

Manchester City look set to tie up a deal for Malaga’s number one Willy Caballero within the next 24 hours. The goalkeeper would cost City around £10m who will use him as cover for Joe Hart following Costel Pantilimon’s departure to Sunderland. Argentinian stopper Caballero, 32, would link up with former boss Manuel Pellegrini once again […]

Barcelona Back On Top


Barcelona pulled off a three nil victory at home to Malaga yesterday, to return to the summit of La Liga. It is very much a three horse race now, with Barca holding the slenderest of leads. It has been a turbulent week for Barcelona following the resignation of club president Sandro Rossell. Rossell is strenuously […]

Malago 0-0 Valencia


With an exciting week of Copa Del Rey football over, La Liga action returned at La Rosaleda last night where Malaga and Valencia played out an entertaining nil nil draw. Malaga manager Bernd Schuster will have been pleased with his sides efforts but they are now winless in three games and looking anxiously over their […]

La Liga team of the week – match week nine


No more 100 percent winning records! That was the big news after Match week nine as Barcelona were forced to a goalless draw by Osasuna in Pamplona and Atletico Madrid lost to Espanyol in Catalonia. As is now our tradition here at La Liga Blog, we recognise the big performers all across the ten Primera […]

Madrid Pinch Isco from City

Malaga's Isco

New Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti wasted little time making himself known at the Bernabeu this Thursday after landing Malaga midfielder Isco on a five-year deal right from under the noses of fellow suitors Manchester City.

Pellegrini denies City link but reports suggest a move is imminent


Despite a weekend of mounting speculation, Malaga boss Manuel Pellegrini has denied claims he has already signed a contract to become Manchester City’s new manager, replacing Roberto Mancini who is expected to be sacked within the next few days. Pellegrini spoke after Malaga’s 0-0 draw in the derby with Sevilla on Sunday and, contrary to […]

Can the ghosts of the past inspire a Real Madrid fightback?


After their defeats at the hands of the top two in Germany last week, the Spanish big two must produce comebacks of epic proportions if they are to realise their dreams of a Clásico final at Wembley in the Champions League showpiece event. For tonight’s match against Borussia Dortmund, a communication went out to all […]

Pellegrini in the frame for Chelsea and City jobs


Malaga manager Manuel Pellegrini looks to be heading to the Premier League next season following a meeting between the Jesus Martinez, the Chilean’s agent, and Txiki Begiristain, Manchester City’s director of football. Pellegrini has expressed his desire to leave in subtle comments throughout the season, keen to avoid causing offence to Malaga fans and players […]