Inside Spanish Football http://www.insidespanishfootball.com Inside Spanish Football - La Liga news 24/7, plus Segunda, Copa del Rey, Champions League, Europa League & the Spain national team Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:58:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Simeone: I liked our reaction from the blow of losing against Real http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155370/simeone-i-liked-our-reaction-from-the-blow-of-losing-against-real/ http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155370/simeone-i-liked-our-reaction-from-the-blow-of-losing-against-real/#comments Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:58:28 +0000 http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/?p=155370 After seeing his team win comfortably by three goals to nil against Elche, Diego Simeone praised his Atlético side for responding positively to their painful Champions League exit earlier in the week. Speaking in his post-match press conference, ‘El Cholo’ admitted that the focus of their season has changed now because of their midweek defeat […]

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Griezmann: Our European exit was tough, but it’s about third place now http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155367/griezmann-our-european-exit-was-tough-but-its-about-third-place-now/ http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155367/griezmann-our-european-exit-was-tough-but-its-about-third-place-now/#comments Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:34:50 +0000 http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/?p=155367 After grabbing another two goals to his tally in Atlético’s 3-0 win over Elche this afternoon, Antoine Griezmann has assured that his team will not let up their performances until the end of the season. Having played in the Champions League against Real Madrid in midweek, the Frenchman was initially asked if it was a […]

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Atlético Madrid 3-0 Elche: Griezmann brace gets Atlético back on track http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155350/atletico-madrid-3-0-elche-griezmann-brace-gets-atletico-back-on-track/ http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155350/atletico-madrid-3-0-elche-griezmann-brace-gets-atletico-back-on-track/#comments Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:02:41 +0000 http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/?p=155350 A second half brace from top scorer Antoine Griezmann set Atlético on their way to a 3-0 win over Elche this evening, as Diego Simeone’s men rebound from their painful Champions League exit. Elche’s position in La Liga next season might already be gone due to financial struggles, but that didn’t prevent them going to […]

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Luis Enrique: I always wish the best for Celta Vigo http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155358/luis-enrique-i-always-wish-the-best-for-celta-vigo/ http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155358/luis-enrique-i-always-wish-the-best-for-celta-vigo/#comments Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:03:03 +0000 http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/?p=155358 Barcelona manager Luis Enrique was satisfied with his side’s 0-2 derby win over Espanyol on Saturday afternoon and wished his former club Celta Vigo all the best in their match against Real Madrid on Sunday, as a Galician win would almost certainly hand Barcelona the La Liga title. In his post-match press conference, Luis Enrique […]

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Xavi Hernandez plays 500th La Liga match http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155348/xavi-hernandez-plays-500th-la-liga-match/ http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155348/xavi-hernandez-plays-500th-la-liga-match/#comments Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:08:06 +0000 http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/?p=155348 Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez played his 500th La Liga match, a milestone only made better by the fact that it came in what could possibly be his last Barcelona derby win against Espanyol. A fresh-faced Xavi made his La Liga debut against Mallorca during the 1998-99 season and the unassuming midfielder has since gone on to become […]

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Espanyol 0-2 Barcelona: Catalan derby triumph keeps Barça rolling http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155346/espanyol-0-2-barcelona/ http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155346/espanyol-0-2-barcelona/#comments Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:06:20 +0000 http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/?p=155346 FC Barcelona paid tribute to their late coach Tito Vilanova, who passed away one year ago today, by putting on a great exhibition of football away to Espanyol. Espanyol welcomed their city rivals to Power8 Stadium on Saturday afternoon coming from a run of six undefeated games in the league. However heading into the game […]

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Aymeric Laporte signs with Jorge Mendes http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155342/aymeric-laporte-signs-with-jorge-mendes/ http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155342/aymeric-laporte-signs-with-jorge-mendes/#comments Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:52:11 +0000 http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/?p=155342 Athletic Club Bilbao’s promising French centre-back Aymeric Laporte has reportedly enlisted the services of super-agent Jorge Mendes as rumours continue to circulate that the defender could leave the San Mames in the near future. Laporte is one of the most promising young prospects in European football and this week alone the 20-year-old has been linked […]

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Xavi Hernandez set to play 500th La Liga match against Espanyol http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155340/xavi-hernandez-set-to-play-500th-la-liga-match-against-espanyol/ http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155340/xavi-hernandez-set-to-play-500th-la-liga-match-against-espanyol/#comments Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:36:53 +0000 http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/?p=155340 Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez is set to play his 500th La Liga match, a milestone only made better by the fact that it could come in what could possibly be his last Barcelona derby against Espanyol. A fresh-faces Xavi made his La Liga debut against Mallorca during the 1998-99 season and the unassuming midfielder has […]

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Bartomeu: Facing Bayern and Pep is both a challenge and a gift http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155336/bartomeu-facing-bayern-and-pep-is-both-a-challenge-and-a-gift/ http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155336/bartomeu-facing-bayern-and-pep-is-both-a-challenge-and-a-gift/#comments Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:13:45 +0000 http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/?p=155336 Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu recently discussed his side drawing Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final draw on Friday afternoon and feels that facing the German side, managed by former player and coach Pep Guardiola, is a challenge and a treat for the fans. In a recent interview from Panama City via AS, Bartomeu […]

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Chelsea preparing summer swoop for Barcelona’s Pedro Rodriguez http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155334/chelsea-preparing-summer-swoop-for-barcelonas-pedro-rodriguez/ http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/155334/chelsea-preparing-summer-swoop-for-barcelonas-pedro-rodriguez/#comments Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:47:12 +0000 http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/?p=155334 Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho looks to be headed back to Barcelona to bring in new talent to bolster his attack as the former Real Madrid coach has set his sights on Pedro Rodriguez who, in the final year of his contract, could leave the club at a cut-rate. According to MARCA, Pedro “ticks all of […]

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