Tag: spain

Spanish football in the Franco years

With much of Spain under the oppression of General Franco, football suffered immensely as the nationalist, brutal dictator stamped his authority

The eternal back and forth of Xavi and Andrés Iniesta

This feature is part of Duology Sometimes we aren’t gifted a logical ending to a story. Sometimes a tale is wrapped up in the most head-scratching of manners. Sometimes the final act…

Beauty and the beast: the Piqué-Puyol diaries

This feature is part of Duology There exists a 15-second video clip, which does the rounds on the internet from time to time, that replays a moment from the Copa del Rey…