Forza Futbol

A Better Lens at Spanish Football

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas holds up the World Cup trophy.

    Without a doubt, we have been fortunate to watch a team such as Spain these past six years. They have been wowing the world with their performances and results in Spain and in other countries. However, the Spanish Football Federation is turned their national team into a cash cow by taking advantage of their team’s success by turning them into a touring road show. It’s time for La Roja’s exploitation must stop. Ever since Spain won the 2010 […]

Posted by Forza Futbol On Oct - 29 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

In our latest podcast we have Jo Sexton a La Liga contributor at STV, Irish Examiner, Backpage Football and World Football Daily. Elisa and Ravi discuss the progress of the Spaniards abroad, the games of last weekend and briefly hit upon the comments of Barça president Sandro Rosell.     iTunes Download this episode (right click and save) EPL – 20 min Fernando Torres  - Is he improving? David Silva  - Was he ignored for the Ballon d’Or nominations unjustly?  - What […]

Posted by super submarino On Nov - 16 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

The Ball is Flat ladies and gentlemen. “There is no there there”, as Gertrude Stein once said. What we are seeing is smoke and mirrors, the left-over burp-smell from a really good meal. Football est kaput. It doesn’t mean we shouldn’t cover it or that it isn’t in the slightest bit interesting, rather it seems actually far more interesting the more dysfunctional it gets. I love Sepp Blatter. Michel Platini is great. They’re like two castoffs from the new Hobbitt […]

Posted by Forza Futbol On Nov - 14 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
Can Villarreal break the duck against Napoli in their last CL game? Highly Doubtful

                                                                           Nilmar and Cavani carry the hopes of their respective teams Preamble After a disappointing loss to Bayern at home, Villarreal face an uphill task of keep their hopes live in the Champions League. They have to go to the Stadio San Pablo, Naples Italy and get a result against the dangerous Napoli side. Napoli got off to a fast start in Serie A but have just scored 1 point in their last two games. The slow start of Villarreal is well documented. The […]

Posted by super submarino On Sep - 26 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST
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