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Best XI of La Liga So Far

Valencia players.

With the quarter mark of the La Liga campaign all but upon us, ISF correspondent Jamie Kemp takes a look back on the season so far, to compile a ‘Best XI’ of the the league’s stand-out performers up until this point.   GK – Claudio Bravo, FC Barcelona: It would be fair to say the Chilean goalkeeper’s summer signing wasn’t More...

by Jamie Kemp | Published 2 weeks ago

Jesé Rodríguez, Real Madrid
By Tom Wilde On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Can Real Madrid’s young Spaniards oust the Galacticos?

After a somewhat shaky start to the season, everything is looking rosy again at the Santiago Bernabeu. A much needed win in El Clasico has seen all of the early season doom and gloom fade away and Real Madrid are More...

Athletic Club Bilbao celebrate victory at Almería
By Heath Chesters On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Athletic Club Bilbao turning point couldn’t be at a more crucial time

Athletic Club Bilbao managed to secure a long-awaited victory this weekend, on the road at Almería, but with key fixtures ahead over the next fortnight, they must also produce consistency, if they’re to avoid More...

Lucas Alcaraz, Levante
By Adam Matvya On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

In an Awkward Place: Levante’s Decision to Hire Lucas Alcaraz

La Liga has experienced it’s first managerial casualties of the season, with Albert Ferrer replaced by Miroslav Djuckic at Córdoba, whilst Levante also made a swift change, sacking José Luis Mendilibar and More...

By Tom Conn On Friday, October 10th, 2014

La Roja Debate: Should Del Bosque bench Diego Costa for Paco Alcácer…or start both?

Spain continued their impressive run of defeats by breaking their 14-game unbeaten run in qualifiers with a 2-1 loss to Slovakia on Thursday evening and the focus continues to be on Chelsea striker Diego Costa, More...

Iker Casillas, Spain
By Tom Conn On Friday, October 10th, 2014

La Roja Debate: Should Del Bosque stay with Casillas or pass the torch on to De Gea?

Spain suffered their first qualifying loss in eight years in a 2-1 loss to Slovakia on Thursday evening and Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas is in the spotlight after failing to stop Slovakia’s two goals, More...

By Jen Evelyn On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Barcelona is a work in progress despite record-breaking start

Barcelona stunned the world of football until the defeat to PSG in Paris. They had yet to concede a goal and the changes brought in by Luis Enrique were greeted with optimism: they did bring results, after all. More...

New faces at Valencia, with Peter Lim promising more to follow.
By Harry Decosemo On Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Peter Lim must deliver at the highest level to impress Valencia faithful

By June 2012 it had been four years of steady progression and on field stability, but it wasn’t enough. Valencia had just finished third under the stewardship of Unai Emery for the third consecutive season, More...

Javier Tebas, LFP
By Carlos Garcia On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Trying to make sense of LFP case with Real Murcia

ISF correspondent Carlos García looks to make sense of the confusion and controversy, surrounding the situation of Real Murcia and the LFP decision to refuse them entry into the Segunda this season, amidst legal More...

By Sheena Sidhu On Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Xavi’s off the pitch role may be more important than his role on it

Xavi Hernandez spoke recently about feeling insignificant after having been left on the bench in some of the most important games for both his club and country last season. However, there is an argument to be made More...

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