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La Liga Transfer market

The spanish soccer league "La Liga" teams already start thinking in the next season and they are signing new players to reinforce their teams. - The spanish champion already contracted Denis Suarez, youth Academy Barcelona player for 3,5 Mill € - Spanish striker Álvaro Morata already returned to his old club, Real Madrid, for the [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|Soccer News|Comments Off on La Liga Transfer market

Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and Museum

Here you will find some of the pictures I took during my visit to the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and Real Madrid Museum. […]

By | June 23rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and Museum

Knockout phase Euro 2016

Once the first round of the Euro 2016 finished, we know the schedule for the knockout round until the final. Round of 16 matches list Saturday 25 June, 15:00 (Saint-Etienne) A Switzerland vs Poland Saturday 25 June, 18:00 (Paris) B Wales vs Saturday 25 June, 21:00 (Lens) C Croatia vs Portugal Sunday 26 June, 15:00 [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|Soccer News|Comments Off on Knockout phase Euro 2016

A penalty shot that could have changed everything

Minute 72 of the match between Spain and Croatia, the score was 1-1 and, in that moment, Del Bosque team were on the top of group D. The referee points the penalty spot after an action between the croatian defender Vrsaljko and David Silva. Spain have the chance the option to take the advantage in [...]

By | June 21st, 2016|Soccer News|Comments Off on A penalty shot that could have changed everything

Soccer drill 5: Classic Rondo

Objectives of the football game: passing the ball, control the ball, anticipation, interception. Description of the youth soccer drill: we are talking about the classic Spanish or Barcelona rondo. In this case, we are going to see the basic one. This game can be done as in the image, using four outsider players and one [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Youth Soccer Drills|Comments Off on Soccer drill 5: Classic Rondo

Rayo Vallecano Sports Center and Youth Academy

During the last week and the next one, I´m having the opportunity to know the spanish soccer league team Rayo Vallecano methodology and watch some training sessions of the youth teams at the sports center of the Madrid team. About this first week, I can say that I saw what is the level of spanish [...]

By | June 18th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Rayo Vallecano Sports Center and Youth Academy

The spanish tiki taka is back

Score more goals. That´s was the only pending issue that Spain had in the first match of the Euro against Czech Republic. Today, Del Bosque national team had not that problem. Álvaro Morata twice and Nolito scored for La Roja to beat Turkey 3-0. Former Real Madrid coach chose the same first eleven than the [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|Soccer News|Comments Off on The spanish tiki taka is back

Spain debuts with a victory

Spain has beaten Czech Republic 1 - 0 in Toulouse in the first Euro 2016 match for the current european champion. Del Bosque solved the mystery of the Spanish goal, using David De Gea as a main goalkeeper. Also, the national spanish team played with Juanfran, Piqué, Ramos and Jordia Alba in the defensive line, [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Soccer News|Comments Off on Spain debuts with a victory

Spain loses 1 – 0 against Georgia

Spain has lost his last warm up match before the summer tournament in France. The georgian midfielder Okriashvili scored the winner goal in the 40th after a Jordi Alba mistake. As in old times, Spain dominated from the start of the match, creating some good chances, but the goal would not come. Was not [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Soccer News|Comments Off on Spain loses 1 – 0 against Georgia

Del Bosque is still looking for a main goalkeeper…or not?

Spain national coach, Vicente Del Bosque, has commented that maybe number 13 player, the goalkeeper David De Gea will play against Georgia in Spain's last friendly before the Euro 2016 starts. Former Real Madrid coach has yet to make up his mind about who will be the main goalkeeper for the first match in the [...]

By | June 7th, 2016|Soccer News|Comments Off on Del Bosque is still looking for a main goalkeeper…or not?
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