Tag Archives: Spain

Euro 2012 Seedings: England in Pot 2, Republic of Ireland amongst fourth seeds

Uefa have confirmed that England will be amongst the second seeds for next year’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine, meaning that Fabio Capello’s men will avoid Euro 2008 runners-up Germany – fresh from a perfect qualifying campaign and a … Continue reading

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David Silva – Manchester’s Most Majestic

“For David Silva it is easy to play football. Everything is easy for him” – Roberto Mancini. “The best signing we’ve made” – Carlos Tevez. On reflection, in the 86th minute when Sky Sports commentator Alan Smith awarded the Man … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets charged by Uefa over racism claim

Barcelona and Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets is under investigation by Uefa after allegedly making racial remarks towards Real Madrid’s Brazilian full-back Marcelo during the first leg of the two sides Champions League clash. Real posted a video on their website … Continue reading

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Manchester United identify David De Gea as the heir apparent to Edwin van der Sar

Manchester United have been in discussions with the highly-rated young Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea and his club Atletico Madrid, with the intention of taking him to Old Trafford this summer, according to the players agent. With Edwin van der … Continue reading

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David Villa – Salutations

Two goals for David Villa in Spain’s Euro 2012 qualifier against the Czech Republic have taken him to 46 goals for his country, making him their record goalscorer. Trailing 1-0 Villa struck twice in the space of four second-half minutes, … Continue reading

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