Tag: sevilla

Diego Maradona: the Sevilla diaries

Ask any football follower about the greatest players to play the sport and Diego Maradona will gloriously be at the very top of most lists. A career that started and ended in…

Is the balance of power slowly shifting in Seville?

Nuances and small details that paint a bigger picture can be lost amidst the intensity and emotion of derby day. For every full-blooded challenge, contested refereeing call and off-field incident, the result…

Taking the UEFA Super Cup to the barricades in Georgia

In the early morning hours of 11 August 2015 a group of young men from Abkhazia – a breakaway region in north-western Georgia – crossed the de facto border and drove roughly 250…

Monchi: the Sevilla diaries

Thousands gathered outside the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in front of the iconic and eye-catching mosaic of Sevilla’s club crest, surrounded by those of 60 visiting teams. The Andalusian’s side clash with…

The renaissance of Iago Aspas

GOOGLE IAGO ASPAS and you will find yourself presented predominantly with the words ‘Liverpool’ and ‘flop’. Google Iago Aspas and press spacebar and you will be given the suggestion ‘Iago Aspas corner’.…

The Big Analysis: Leicester City vs Sevilla

After the first leg had ended, many thought Claudio Ranieri had done enough to see out the season amid a poor domestic campaign. Jamie Vardy’s late goal at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán…

The Big Analysis: Sevilla vs Real Madrid

Real Madrid is an institution that is perhaps matched only by their fiercest rivals, Barcelona. Following on from their Champions League triumph last season, they have started this campaign in incredible form…