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Spanish Soccer

How Spanish Soccer Conquered The World

Jimmy Burns | Posted 08.26.2012 | Books
Jimmy Burns

Spain may be down in the dumps financially, but, in its soccer, Spain has found something to retain some dignity over.

When Soccer Crowds Get Depressed

Alan Black | Posted 02.18.2012 | Sports
Alan Black

Last weekend presented us with an excellent case study in this horrible affliction. The Bernabeu stadium in Madrid can be a noisy cauldron, But last Saturday, 99 percent of them sat for most of the game in depressive silence.

Season Saved!

AP | Posted 10.25.2011 | Sports

MADRID -- The Spanish soccer season will start Friday after players and league officials reached a deal to end a strike that had postponed the opening...

The Spanish Soccer Civil War

Alan Black | Posted 10.20.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

When a self-righteous man becomes obsessed with a powerful enemy, flames are almost a certainty. Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho, self-described as "the special one," is setting fire to Spanish soccer with dangerous fireworks that some fear may spark a bigger conflagration.

STRIKE! Spanish Players Make Good On Threat To Delay Season

AP | Posted 10.19.2011 | Sports

MADRID -- The start of the Spanish league season will be delayed by a strike after Spanish league officials and player representatives failed on a las...