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Ronaldo and Bale Transfer Buzz Rallies After Disappointing Season Ends

Ignacio Chavarria | Posted 06.01.2016 | Sports
Ignacio Chavarria

Google search volume regarding the possible transfers of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale out of Real Madrid reached its highest point of the year in the second half of May.

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.

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.