When is a dull home draw a good thing? Now.

It's been downhill all the way for Fernando Calero. Sunday's showdown against Getafe was definitely a Big Match. This much was evident from the pre-match promotions and entertainment that the club had organised. Ticket prices were slashed and slashed again in a attempt to lure more closet pericos out to RCDE stadium, 1-euro shuttle buses … Continue reading When is a dull home draw a good thing? Now.

We’re back

Photo: Diario La Grada We're back, and with apologies, having fallen gracelessly into the international break in a similar manner to Espanyol. At least the latest league defeat at the hands of Atlético Madrid came with the sweet, sweet feeling of righteous injustice, after the referee demonstrated a propensity to review every action that took … Continue reading We’re back

Espanyol vs Ludogorets

Hands up if you think Campu should start. Matchday four of the Europa League group stages has come around already, and Espanyol could get things wrapped up nice and early and qualify for the knockout stages with a win against Ludogorets at RCDE stadium this evening. Easier said than done, perhaps, given that the blanc-i-blau … Continue reading Espanyol vs Ludogorets

Close but no cigar

This time last week Espanyol had eight points and were two points from “safety”, whereas this time this week they have eight points and are three adrift of Mallorca in the prized 17th spot. One goal scored and five conceded in the two intervening fixtures may lead you to surmise that not a whole lot … Continue reading Close but no cigar