We’re depressed

Another week of expectation has come to an end and excitement has reached fever pitch ahead of the mouth-watering prospect of getting pumped at the Bernabéu tomorrow lunchtime. Ahem. The full-time whistle signalling the end of a home capitulation against newly promoted Osasuna last Sunday brought with it a distinct sense of the last residual … Continue reading We’re depressed

La Liga preview – part five

Today's preview is triple R-rated. RRRoar. (It is feasible that you had better things to do this week than slog through these previews, but you don't really have any excuse at the weekend. Parts one, two, three and four are at your disposition.) Real Betis Betis are one of Espanyol’s rivals for a European spot … Continue reading La Liga preview – part five

The men from Madrid

Lunch in Zaragoza? RCD Espanyol has been accused of many things by fans of city rivals FC Barcelona, who like to think of themselves as a sort of Catalan national team. While I’m not sure where Messi, Suárez, Neymar, Iniesta, Ronaldinho, Eto’o, Rivaldo, Stoichkov or Cruyff would fit into such a team, it is true … Continue reading The men from Madrid