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Five Spanish stories for 2013

New year, new challenges. The football will be exquisite, and there’s a good chance that more European trophies will reside in Spain come May. But what will be the key storylines in 2013? Here are five. Not necessarily the top five, but a handful that not everyone is talking about when perhaps they should be.  […]

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Christmas Crackers – the View from Spain

So the apocalypse failed to show on cue. It has a habit of doing that. It was also supposed to take place on December 12 (12.12.12 and all that), but it finally made an appearance on the evening of December 22, when the backside of Saint Iker Casillas was announced by Chendo, an ex-player and […]

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Michu Promised Spain Call-up

The Swans’ summer signing is set to be rewarded with international recognition following a prolific start to the Premier League season with Michael Laudrup’s side Spain coach Vicente del Bosque plans to hand an international call-up to Swansea forward Michu. The 26-year-old has scored an impressive 13 goals in 18 league games since moving to the Liberty Stadium from Real Vallecano […]

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