Tag: la liga

Emilio Butragueño: the vulture

Coming through the ranks as part of Real Madrid’s legendary Quinta del Buitre, few of their own have gone on to greater things than Emilio Butragueño

Óscar de Marcos and the torn scrotum

They talk a lot in Spain about having big balls; Óscar de Marcos certainly does. Metaphorically, that is, and not just because of the swelling

Predrag Mijatović: the LaLiga diaries

One of Real Madrid’s most iconic imports, Predrag Mijatović remains a shining star in a spectacular era of gifted Yugoslav footballers

Mauricio Pochettino: the Espanyol diaries

Now regarded as world-class, it took an eventful, tricky but largely successful stint at Espanyol for Pochettino to become the manager he is today