Relegation battle

La Liga, like most major European leagues, is a twenty-team league where the aim is to finish first, or, if you can't do that, then finish seventeenth. The bad news is that Espanyol have no chance of doing the former, but the good news is they are one of a select bunch who are heading … Continue reading Relegation battle

The season begins – take three

Photo: nordicstadiums.com The sand is slowly trickling away, but Espanyol have decided to give the trick that abjectly failed to work last time another go by showing Pablo Machín the door, plumping the cushions and giving the place a quick freshen up for the arrival of former Barça and Spain centre-back Abelardo. Time is of … Continue reading The season begins – take three